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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mustangs trim Penn in 5 sets

The Mount Mercy and William Penn volleyball teams battled all night Tuesday before the Mustangs prevailed 25-21, 22-25, 25-20, 23-25, 15-13 in a Midwest Collegiate Conference match at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Mount Mercy (8-10, 1-0) received important contributions from at least 10 players in the MCC opener for both teams. Demi Heiss led the balanced attack with 14 kills and 17 digs. Abbie Perez collected 26 assists and 18 digs.

Megan Paustian (11 kills), Leslie Hoffman (10 kills), Emma Pisarik (9 kills), Cori Peterzalek (7 kills), Hannah Whitley (5 kills), Emily Hendrickson (17 assists), Ashley Strong (18 digs) and Samantha Meyer (13 digs) also played major roles for the Mustangs.

William Penn fell to 2-16 overall and 0-1 in the league.






South leads Mustangs at Blue Top Ridge

RIVERSIDE - Jack South fired a 6-under-par 138 Tuesday as the Mount Mercy Mustangs captured the top prize at the Mustang '36' Invitational at Blue Top Ridge in Riverside.

South posted rounds of 70 and 68 for medalist honors. Blaine Buhr of Kirkwood placed second at 2-under 142.

Mount Mercy trimmed Kirkwood for the title, 588-593.



Blue Top Ridge Golf Course

Riverside Par 72


Team Standings


1. Mount Mercy 588, 2. Kirkwood 594, 3. AIB 601, 4. Grand View 619, 5. Viterbo 624, 6. Mount Mercy Gold 630, 7. Graceland 642.


Medalist - Jack South, Mount Mercy, 70-68=138


Mount Mercy - 1. Jack South 70-68=138, 5. Matt Schlueter 75-72=147, 6. Warren Bynoe 74-74=148, 18. Jacob Selander 73-82=155, 28. Nathan Chilcott 79-82=161.


Kirkwood - 2. Blaine Buhr 73-69=142, 6. Carson Whittington 78-70=148, 13. Dylan Daxon 74-78=152, 13. Mitch Willems 78-74=152, 15. Aleix Riera Garcia 77-77=154, 21. Dan Cutkomp 81-76=157, 22. Ben Jones 78-80=158, 24. Eddie Doyle 79-81=160.


Mount Mercy Gold - 11. Colton Clemmer 74-76=150, 20. Dillon Baker 74-82=156, 24. Ben Franklin 83-77=160, 32. Ben Schemmel 84-80=164.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 21:21

Mount Mercy soccer players honored

Marco Fichtner and Monueir Moodie of the Mount Mercy University men's soccer program have been named Athletes of the Week by the Midwest Collegiate Conference.

Fichtner, from Germany, collected two goals and two assists in a pair of victories and was named the Offensive Player of the Week in soccer. Fichtner has scored eight goals this season and is a repeat winner of the award.

Moodie, from Jamaica, helped the Mustangs surrender just one goal in their victories over Dordt and Judson and was named the Defensive Player of the Week.

Mount Mercy sports an 8-1 record, the best start in school history.




Monson, Goodfellow lead Mustang women

GALENA, Ill. - Meg Monson and Madison Goodfellow tied for ninth Sunday to help the Mount Mercy women's golf team place third at the Clarke University Fall Invitational at the Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena (Ill.).

Monson and Goodfellow had identical two-day scores of 85-91=176. Kelsey Dircks finished 17th for the Mustangs at 183 and Chelsea Gryp was 30th at 198.

Natalie Booton was the medalist at 163 and led William Penn to the title.

Team Standings

1. William Penn 667, 2. Viterbo Cardinal 687, 3. Mount Mercy 733, 4. Ashford 735, 5. Clarke 752, 6. Viterbo Silver 768, 7. Illinois College 814, 8. Wisconsin Lutheran no score.





Mount Mercy women split 2 matches

SIOUX CITY - The Mount Mercy University volleyball team split two matches at a tournament in Sioux City Saturday.

The Mustangs defeated Grace (Neb.), 25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, and lost to Benedictine (Kan.), 25-19, 25-14, 20-25, 25-26, leaving their record at 7-10 for the season.

Mount Mercy hosts William Penn in the conference opener Wednesday.


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