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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

No.8 Ashford blanks Mount Mercy men

The Mount Mercy men's soccer team was shut out by eighth-ranked Ashford, 1-0, in an NAIA match at Lower Kingston Field Saturday.

Adam Wood scored the only goal of the game in the 88th minute.

Mount Mercy (9-5) was able to launch only four shots all day and none of them forced the Ashford goalkeeper to make a save. Ashford raised its record to 7-1-3.

 

Mount Mercy spikes Grace

Megan Paustian and Demi Heiss had 12 kills apiece to lead the offense as Mount Mercy downed Grace, 21-25, 25-10, 25-16, 25-22, in volleyball action Friday night at the Hennessey Rec Center.

Samantha Meyer and Cori Peterzalek led the defense with 17 and 16 digs, respectively, for the Mustangs (11-14).

Abbie Perez had 24 assists and Emily Hendrickson had 12.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 23:14
 

Goodfellow leads Mount Mercy golfers

OSKALOOSA - Madison Goodfellow shot a 10-over-par 81 Friday to lead the Mount Mercy women's golf team at the William Penn Invitational in Oskaloosa.

The Mustangs are in third place after 18 holes of the 36-hole event.

William Penn took the first-day lead at 311 behind a 3-over 74 by Maggie Yang, the tournament leader.

 

Team Standings

1. William Penn 311, 2. William Penn "B" 344, 3. Mount Mercy 347, 4. Olivet Nazarene 353, 5. Ashford 363, 6. Iowa Central 367, 7. Waldorf 371.

 

Mount Mercy - 5. Madison Goodfellow 81, 11. Meg Monson 84, 19. Kelsey Dircks 88, 30. Paige Wenger 94, 36. Chelsea Gryp 98.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2014 18:21
   

Chicagoland turns down Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy University will have to keep looking for a new conference for the 2015-2016 school year.

The Chicagoland Athletic Conference has turned down Mount Mercy's application to join the league, ending Mount Mercy's best hope for finding a suitable new affiliation.

"We knew this was a possibility," Mount Mercy athletic director Scot Reisinger said Thursday morning. "We obviously are disappointed by it. But we have some backup plans that we're putting into place now."

Mount Mercy currently belongs to the Midwest Collegiate Conference, but that league will be disbanding after this school year due to a lack of members.

St. Ambrose University will be introduced today as the 15th member of the  Chicagoland Conference, according to the Quad City Times. Mount Mercy was hoping to join them, but the Mustangs did not get enough support from current Chicagoland schools.

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Grand View spikers blank Mustangs

DES MOINES - Taylor Wells pounded home 17 kills in just three games, leading Grand View to a 25-19, 25-21, 25-13 Midwest Collegiate Conference volleyball win over Mount Mercy on Wednesday night.

Cori Peterzalek led the Mustangs (10-14, 1-2 MCC) with seven kills. Demi Heiss added six. Abbie Perez had 14 assists and Samantha Meyer had 11 digs. Ashley Strong finished with 10 digs.

The win pushed Grand View to 14-10, 2-1.

   
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