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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Osborne, Mosbach of Mustangs get honors

Dondre Osborne and Liz Mosbach of Mount Mercy have been named Athletes of the Week by the Midwest Collegiate Conference.

Osborne, a senior from Zion, Ill., was honored in men's basketball. He averaged 23 points in two victories as the 11th-ranked Mustangs won their 13th and 14th straight games. He also averaged five assists, four rebounds and three steals and made clutch shots in both wins.

Mosbach, a junior from Ladd, Ill., was saluted in women's track and field. She won the long jump at the Dennis Young Classic in Storm Lake and also claimed the 800 meter run.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petersen helps Mount Mercy softball team

CEDAR FALLS - Hannah Petersen had a big weekend as the Mount Mercy softball team split two games with Ashford at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.

Petersen, a junior from Cedar Rapids Jefferson, pitched a complete game and went 2-for-2 with an RBI as the Mustangs beat Ashford, 5-2, in the season opener on Saturday. She went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs as the designated hitter in a 7-6 loss to Ashford on Sunday.

Ellie Rizor drove in two runs for Mount Mercy in the 5-2 victory. Shannon Stone had two hits for the Mustangs in the 7-6 setback. L.J. Putzier hit a solo home run for Mount Mercy on Sunday.

GAME 1

ASHFORD (2): Geeting, cf, 3 0 0 0, Klasen, lf, 3 0 2 0, Bergeson, ss, 3 0 0 0, Bitto, rf, 2 1 0 0, Hobelman, c, 2 1 1 1, Ohlmeyer, 2b, 2 0 0 0, Spahiu, 1b, 2 0 1 1, Ammon, pr, 0 0 0 0, Hair, 3b, 3 0 0 0, DeLaRosa, dh, 3 0 0 0, 3 0 0 0, Schmidt, p, 0 0 0 0. Totals 23 2 4 2.

MOUNT MERCY (5): Ferguson, c, 4 2 1 0, Sturtz, 2b, 3 0 1 0, Petersen, p, 2 1 2 1, Burgart, ss, 3 1 1 1, Putzier, lf, 3 1 0 0, Rizor, dh, 3 0 1 2, Gaffey, 1b, 3 0 0 0, Flemr, cf, 2 0 0 0, Stone, 3b, 3 0 1 0, Magana, rf, 0 0 0 0. Totals 26 5 7 4.

Ashford      010 100 0 - 2 4 4
Mount Mercy  101 030 x - 5 7 1

Schmidt and Hobelman. Petersen and Ferguson. W - Petersen. L - Schmidt. 3B - Rizor. HR - Hobelman.

GAME 2

MOUNT MERCY (6): Ferguson, s, 2 1 0 0, Sturtz, 2b, 3 1 1 0, Petersen, dh, 4 0 3 2, Burgart, ss, 3 1 0 0, Putzier, lf, 4 1 1 1, Magana, rf/p, 2 0 1 1, Dailey, rf, 0 0 0 0 Rizor, ph, 1 0 0 0, Bantz, rf, 1 0 1 0 Gaffey, 1b, 3 0 1 0, Flemr, cf, 2 1 1 0, Stone, 3, 3 1 2 1, Moore, p, 0 0 0 0, Kron, p, 0 0 0 0, Light, rf, 0 0 0 0. Totals 28 6 11 5.

ASHFORD (7): Geeting, cf, 3 0 0 0, Klasen, lf, 2 1 0 0, Bergeson, ss, 4 1 2 1, Bitto, rf, 2 0 0 1, Hobelman, c, 2 1 1 0, Swiger, pr, 0 1 0 0 Ohlemeyer, 2b, 3 1 2 1, Shouldis, pr, 0 0 0 0, Spahiu, 1b, 3 1 1 1, Hair, 3b, 3 1 1 1, Amador, p, 3 0 1 2. Totals 25 7 8 7.

Mount Mercy    301 101 0 - 6 11 0
Ashford        041 000 2 - 7 8 2

Moore, Kron (2), Magana (7) and Ferguson. Amador and Hobelman. W - Amador. L - Kron. 2B - Petersen 2, Bantz, Stone, Hobelman, Ohlemeyer. 3B - Bergeson. HR - Putzier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Mercy women win track meet

STORM LAKE - The Mount Mercy women's track team won the championship at the Dennis Young Classic in Storm Lake Saturday.

The Mustangs nipped Northwestern (Iowa) for the title, 133-131.

Liz Mosbach was a double-winner for Mount Mercy in the 800 meter run (2:21.17) and long jump (18-0 1/2). Rachel Jellings claimed the 60 meter hurdles (9.83) and Kayla Hanson won the weight throw (49-8 1/4).

The Mustangs got second-place finishes from Kennidee Devilbiss in the 600 (1:50.31), Danielle Schroeder in the high jump (4-11 1/2), Nicole Sanborn in the long jump (17-3 1/4) and the 4x800 relay.

Mount Mercy received third-place showings from Sha'Rhonda Clark in the 200 (27.43), Capria Davis in the 400 (1:03.06) and Melissa Armendariz in the 600 (1:50.31).

The Mount Mercy men finished 11th out of 12 teams. The Mustangs did not have any top-3 finishes.

WOMEN'S TEAM STANDINGS

1. Mount Mercy 133, 2. Northwestern (Iowa) 131, 3. Buena Vista 113, 4. Briar Cliff 85, 5. Dakota State 47, 6. Iowa Central 43, 7. Waldorf 21, 8. Unattached 1.

MEN'S TEAM STANDINGS

1. Briar Cliff 200, 2. Northwestern (Iowa) 141.5, 3. Buena Vista 85, 4. Dakota State 66.5, 5. Iowa Central 32, 6. Unattached 25, 7. (tie) Autobots 10, BVU Alumni 10, Southwest Minnesota State 10, 10. Waldorf 8, 11. Mount Mercy 7, 12. UNAT-Dakota State 3.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 09 February 2015 20:17
   

Weiland sparks Mustangs by William Penn

Alisa Weiland poured in 20 points Saturday to help Mount Mercy defeat William Penn, 76-58, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference game at the Hennessey Recreation Center.

Makenzie Zeitler had a big double-double for the Mustangs (14-12, 5-3) with 14 points and 15 rebounds. Abby Herb scored 16 points. Christa Oldham finished with 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

Dezarea Duckworth tossed in 18 points for William Penn (10-15, 3-6).

WILLIAM PENN (58): Phillips 2 1-1 5, Kreuser 3 6-8 12, Young 3 1-1 7, Kieres 2 0-0 5, Golomski 1 0-0 3, Duckworth 7 0-0 18, Spinner 0 0-0 0, Pritchett 2 2-2 8, McRae 0 0-0 0, Miki-Han 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 10-12 58.

MOUNT MERCY (76): Herb 6 3-4 16, Herdliska 1 0-0 3, Oldham 3 4-4 10, Weiland 8 2-3 20 Zeitler 4 4-4 14, Timms 1 5-8 7, Kilburg 0 0-0 0, Sexton 0 0-0 0, Last 0 0-0 0, Dolan 2 2-2 6. Totals 25 20-25 76.

Halftime - Mount Mercy 37, William Penn 25. 3-point goals - William Penn 8 (Duckworth 4, Pritchett 2, Kieres 1, Golomski 1), Mount Mercy 6 (Weiland 2, Zeitler 2, Herb 1, Herdliska 1).

 

No.11 Mustangs take 14th in row

Dondre Osborne collected 23 points, six rebounds and six assists Saturday as No.11 Mount Mercy clipped William Penn, 91-83, at the Hennessey Recreation Center for its 14th win in a row.

The Mustangs (21-3, 8-0) trailed 40-38 at halftime, but they outscored the Statesmen 30-14 in the first 10 minutes of the second half to shoot into a 68-54 advantage. James Boonstoppel hit three 3-pointers and scored 10 points during the decisive spurt. Kyle Lamaak contributed eight points during the streak.

William Penn rallied and pulled within 74-73 and 78-76, but the Mustangs never relinquished the lead in the Midwest Collegiate Conference game.

Mount Mercy got major contributions from numerous players. Ben Struss scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Lamaak finished with 16 points and seven rebounds. Ian Matos had a big double-double with 14 points and 14 rebounds. Boonstoppel finished with 10.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 February 2015 21:18

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