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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Balanced Mustangs knock off Waldorf

The Mount Mercy Mustangs exploded for 60 points in the second half Friday night and topped Waldorf, 89-78, in a men's basketball tournament at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Da'Quan Moore led a balanced attack for the Mustangs (3-1) with 14 points. Dondre Osborne and James Boonstoppel scored 12 points apiece. Kevin Price-Majors netted 11 points and Alex Houston added 10.

Boonstoppel popped in four 3-pointers for Mount Mercy.

Waldorf led 36-29 at halftime, but the Mustangs outscored the visitors 60-42 in the second half. Mount Mercy cashed in 30 of 43 free throws to provide the difference in the game.

Erik Brewer poured in 29 points for Waldorf (1-2).

The Mustangs host Midland Saturday at 3 p.m.

WALDORF (78): Aarons 4 0-0 9, Graham 1 1-2 4, Morgan 1 0-0 2, Brewer 9 9-11 29, Nelson 7 5-7 19, Walton 4 0-0 11, Mihajlovic 0 0-0 0, Slay 0 0-0 0, Penrod 1 0-0 2, Verdin 1 0-0 2. Totals 28 15-20 78.

MOUNT MERCY (89): Houston 2 6-8 10, Osborne 3 4-7 12, Matos 0 2-2 2, Moore 5 2-4 14, Struss 2 5-6 9, Boonstoppel 4 0-0 12, Johnson 1 0-0 3, Misener 2 3-4 7, Price-Majors 3 5-7 11, Lamaak 2 3-5 7, Clark 0 0-0 0, Gogg 1 0-0 2. Totals 25 30-43 89.

Halftime - Waldorf 36, Mount Mercy 29. 3-point goals - Waldorf 7 (Walton 3, Brewer 2, Aarons 1, Graham 1), Mount Mercy 9 (Boonstoppel 4, Osborne 2, Moore 2, Johnson 1). Fouled out - Nelson.

 

 

 

 

 

Mustangs sweep Bees in volleyball

Leslie Hoffmann had 13 kills and Cori Peterzalek added 11 as Mount Mercy closed the regular season with a 25-22, 26-24, 25-19 win over St. Ambrose on Wednesday night at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Peterzalek led the defense with 13 digs. Samantha Meyer, Hannah Whitley and Abbie Perez had 10 digs each. Perez had 33 set assists.

Mount Mercy finishes the regular season at 15-21, 3-3 in Midwest Collegiate Conference play. St. Ambrose is 17-17, 3-3. Both teams open conference tournament play on Saturday.

 

Zeitler paces Mount Mercy by Waldorf

Makenzie Zeitler scored 19 points and grabbed seven rebounds Tuesday night as Mount Mercy defeated Waldorf, 71-57, in a women's basketball game at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Abby Herb and Maija Jantti added 11 points apiece for the Mustangs (2-1). Christa Oldham grabbed 10 rebounds and had eight assists.

Connor Thompson led Waldorf (0-2) with 17 points.

 

WALDORF (57): Nelsen 2 2-2 7, Thompson 6 0-0 17, Robinson 2 2-2 7, Schmit 3 4-4 10, Gott 2 2-2 6, Vazquez 0 0-0 0, Vega 0 2-5 2, Hewett 1 1-1 3, Sinegal-Smith 1 1-2 3, Quina 1 0-0 2. Totals 18 14-18 57.

 

MOUNT MERCY (71): Herb 5 0-0 11, Oldham 2 4-5 8, Timms 4 0-0 9, Last 0 0-0 0, Zeitler 7 3-3 19, Herdliska 0 3-4 3, Blietz 0 0-2 0, Thompson 0 0-0 0, Weiland 1 0-0 3, Sexton 1 0-0 2, Schaffer 1 1-2 3, Dolan 0 2-2 2, Jantti 5 0-2 11. Totals 26 13-20 71.

 

Halftime - Mount Mercy 40, Waldorf 25. 3-point goals - Waldorf 7 (Thompson 5, Nelsen 1, Robinson 1), Mount Mercy 6 (Zeitler 2, Herb 1, Timms 1, Weiland 1, Jantti 1). Fouled out - none.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:27
   

No.20 Ashford trims Mustangs

CLINTON - Joe Danforth poured in 24 points Tuesday night as 20th-ranked Ashford edged Mount Mercy, 60-57, in an NAIA men's basketball game at Kehl Arena in Clinton.

Da'Quan Moore hit three 3-pointers and led the Mustangs (2-1) with 16 points. Ben Struss grabbed 10 rebounds for Mount Mercy and Dondre Osborne had six assists.

The Mustangs hit ten 3-pointers, but they made only eleven 2-point baskets in the ballgame.

 

MOUNT MERCY (57): Matos 2 2-2 7, Struss 2 0-0 6, Houston 4 1-6 9, Osborne 2 0-0 5, Moore 6 1-1 16, Boonstoppel 3 0-0 8, Misener 1 0-0 3, Price-Majors 0 0-0 0, Lamaak 1 1-2 3, Clark 0 0-0 0, Gogg 0 0-0 0. Totals 21 5-11 57.

 

ASHFORD (60): Walls 4 1-3 9, Woods 0 5-8 5, Harris 2 1-2 6, Danforth 8 5-10 24, Lowery 3 0-0 6, McKinley 0 0-0 0, Walton 4 0-2 8, Rivera 1 0-0 2, Thornton 0 0-0 0. Totals 22 12-25 60.

 

Halftime - Mount Mercy 32, Ashford 30. 3-point goals - Mount Mercy 10 (Moore 3, Struss 2, Boonstoppel 2, Matos 1, Osborne 1, Misener 1), Ashford 4 (Danforth 3, Harris 1). Fouled out - none.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 November 2014 00:23
 

Mount Mercy men win wild shootout

OSKALOOSA - The Mount Mercy Mustangs defeated William Penn, 2-1, in a marathon shootout in the quarterfinals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference men's soccer tournament Sunday.

The Mustangs won the shootout, 12-11, and will face St. Ambrose in the conference semifinals next Sunday.

Marco Fichtner gave Mount Mercy a 1-0 lead in the 39th minute with an unassisted goal. William Penn tied the match, 1-1, on a goal by Ralph Duopu-Turner in the 88th minute.

The shootout was tied, 11-11, after 12 shooters. William Penn's 13th man went first and was unable to connect, and Mount Mercy won the match when its 13th man found the goal.

Mount Mercy raised its record to 11-6-2. William Penn finished the season at 7-7-4.

Goar Kempf-Heitlinger made 10 saves during regulation time for the Mustangs.

 

 

   
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