Friday, October 18, 2019
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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mount Mercy spiked by Evangel

The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team lost to Evangel, 16-25, 25-17,  25-22, 16-25, 15-7, in a Heart of America Conference match Saturday at  the Hennessey Recreation Center.

The Mustangs fell to 16-9 overall and 6-6 in the conference. Evangel  raised its records to 19-7 overall and 6-5 in the league.



Stammer paces Mount Mercy golfers

SILVIS, Ill. - Kayla Stammer of Mount Mercy shot a 13-over-par 85  Saturday and is tied for third place heading into the final round of  the TPC Deere Run Invitational.

Stammer trails Brittany Evans of William Penn by six shots.

Mount Mercy sits in third place out of 12 teams after 18 holes.  William Penn leads the tournament by two shots over Oklahoma Wesleyan  and nine shots over the Mustangs.



Mount Mercy spikes Missouri Valley

The Mount Mercy women's volleyball team swept Missouri Valley, 25-19,  25-18, 25-11, in a Heart of America Conference match Friday night at  the Hennessey Recreation Center.

The Mustangs raised their records to 16-8 overall and 6-5 in the  conference. Missouri Valley fell to 1-23 overall and 0-10 in the league.

Maddie Bell finished with 14 kills and five blocks for Mount Mercy.  Mackenzie Murphy had nine kills and eight digs.



Mount Mercy pinned by Penn

OSKALOOSA - The Mount Mercy men's and women's soccer teams were  trimmed by William Penn in Heart of America Conference matches in  Oskaloosa Wednesday.

The Mount Mercy women were denied, 3-2, when William Penn scored the  game-winning goal in the 89th minute of regulation.

The Mount Mercy men fell, 2-1, after taking an early 1-0 lead in the  eighth minute.

Andrea Lopez scored for the Mount Mercy women with an assist from  Carly Walker in the 28th minute to tie their match, 1-1. William Penn  took a 2-1 lead in the 50th minute, but Holli Jones countered for the  Mustangs with an assist from Lopez to square the match at 2-2 less  than a minute later.

The women's game stayed tied for another 38 minutes before Penn prevailed.



Mustangs battle for 1-1 draw in 2 OTs

BENEDICTINE, Kan. - The Mount Mercy and Benedictine men's soccer teams  battled for as long as they could under NAIA rules, but it was not  long enough to determine a winner.

Mount Mercy and Benedictine fought to a 1-1 tie in double-overtime  Saturday in a Heart of America Conference marathon in Kansas.

Mount Mercy took a 1-0 lead in the 67th minute of the second half on a  goal by Rafael Passanha on an assist from Nikola Petrovic. Benedictine  countered in the 72nd minute on a goal by Girma Kassa and nobody  scored again in regulation, the first overtime or second OT.

The result left the Mustangs at 6-3-2 overall and 3-1-1 in the  conference. Benedictine is 5-5-2 overall and 1-3-1 in the league.



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