Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Noble leads Mustangs to Clarke golf title

GALENA, Ill. - Casey Noble captured medalist honors Sunday to help the Mount Mercy women's golf team win the Clarke Fall InvitationalĀ  tournament at Eagle Ridge South.

Noble fired rounds of 80 and 81 for a 36-hole total of 161 to win the individual title by seven shots.

Mount Mercy finished with a two-day total of 687 for a healthy 20-shot margin over the University of Dubuque in the team standings.



Diallo sparks Mustangs to 2-2 draw

Souleymane Diallo scored a pair of goals Saturday to help the Mount Mercy men's soccer team battle to a 2-2 draw with Waldorf in double-overtime at the Plaster Athletic Complex.

Waldorf grabbed a 1-0 lead, but Diallo responded with an unassisted goal in the 40th minute for a 1-1 tie at intermission.

Waldorf went ahead, 2-1, in the second half, but Diallo tallied again with an assist from Sava Dragic in the 79th minute.

Neither team scored in overtime and the match ended in a 2-2 tie after 110 minutes of soccer.



Mount Mercy sweeps Peru State

Becca Thompson collected 12 kills and nine digs Saturday as the Mount Mercy women's volleyball team swept Peru State, 25-18, 25-20, 25-14, in a Heart of America Conference match at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Maddie Bell finished with nine kills for the Mustangs. Alyssa Weldon had eight kills, Olivia Coe had six and Olivia Makinen chipped in with five.

Kayla Daggett rolled up 36 assists in three sets. Lauren Stopko had 18 digs and Weldon provided 11. Makinen and Bell blocked four shots.



Mustang women lead Clarke golf

GALENA, Ill. - Casey Noble shot an 8-over-par 80 Saturday as the Mount Mercy women's golf team moved into first place at the Clarke Fall Invitational at the Eagle Ridge South course in Galena, Ill.

The final round is scheduled for Sunday.

Noble has a two-shot lead heading into Day 2. Allyson Wertz of Mount Mercy shot an 84 Saturday and is tied for fourth.

Mount Mercy owns a 14-shot lead over Saint Ambrose heading into the final 18 holes.



Bell helps Mustangs ring Graceland

Maddie Bell blocked eight shots and collected eight kills Friday night as the Mount Mercy women's volleyball team defeated Graceland, 25-20, 25-22, 18-25, 25-21, in a Heart of America Conference match at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Alyssa Weldon let the attack at the net with 16 kills for the Mustangs and Olivia Coe had 15. Kayla Daggett rolled up 41 assists in the four sets. Lauren Stopko had 33 digs and Weldon had 11. Daggett blocked five shots.



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