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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mustang runners show plenty of Heart

ATCHISON, Kan. - The Mount Mercy cross country teams turned in strong  performances at the Heart of America Conference meet Saturday.

The Mount Mercy women finished second in the team standings, with  Vanessa Cortes leading the way by placing fourth in the individual  results in the 5K championships.

The Mount Mercy men placed third in their team standings, with James  Lindstrom claiming the No. 3 spot in the individual results in the 8K  outing.

Twelve teams competed in both races.

MidAmerica Nazarene captured the women's team title with 48 points,  with Mount Mercy just 18 points behind with 66. All five of Mount  Mercy's runners finished in the top 20.

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Mustang runners show plenty of Heart

ATCHISON, Kan. - The Mount Mercy cross country teams turned in strong  performances at the Heart of America Conference meet Saturday.

The Mount Mercy women finished second in the team standings, with  Vanessa Cortes leading the way by placing fourth in the individual  results in the 5K championships.

The Mount Mercy men placed third in their team standings, with James  Lindstrom claiming the No. 3 spot in the individual results in the 8K  outing.

Twelve teams competed in both races.

MidAmerica Nazarene captured the women's team title with 48 points,  with Mount Mercy just 18 points behind with 66. All five of Mount  Mercy's runners finished in the top 20.

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Mount Mercy men eclipse 100 again

The Mount Mercy men's basketball team topped 100 points for the second  straight game Saturday and dunked Maranatha Baptist, 105-58, in a  non-conference affair at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

The Mustangs (2-0) defeated Viterbo, 107-84, in their opener Thursday  and have come out of the gate swinging.

Mike Evans led Mount Mercy with 14 points and eight rebounds. Dennis  McKinney matched Evans for scoring honors with 14 markers.

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Mustangs spiked by Central Methodist

FAYETTE, Mo. - The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team lost to 21st-ranked Central Methodist, 25-22, 25-13, 25-19, in the  quarterfinals of the Heart of America Conference tournament Saturday.

The Mustangs finished the season with a 20-14 record. Central Methodist advanced to the semifinals with a 29-5 mark.

Maddie Bell and Alyssa Weldon led Mount Mercy with nine kills. Caiti Peterson collected 29 assists. Lauren Stopko had 12 digs.

Stopko finished her career with 2,550 digs, an all-time school record.

 

Hampton sparks Mustangs in opener

CANTON, Mo. - Aurianna Hampton came off the bench Friday to spark the Mount Mercy women's basketball team.

Hampton scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as the Mustangs defeated Saint Ambrose, 69-58, in their season opener at the Culver-Stockton tournament in Missouri.

Hampton did all her damage in 20 minutes off the bench.

Brianna Thomas collected 11 points and six rebounds for the Mustangs. Audrey Mulumba contributed eight points and six rebounds. Chelsey Lampe also scored eight points.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 November 2018 22:35

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