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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Monson wins golf title at Grinnell

GRINNELL - Meg Monson of Mount Mercy University shot a 9-over-par 81 Saturday to claim top honors at the Grinnell Invitational at the Grinnell Country Club.

Monson captured her fourth tournament of the season.

William Penn edged Mount Mercy for the title, 352-355.

Team Standings

1. William Penn 352, 2. Mount Mercy 355, 3. Grinnell 361, 4. Monmouth 376, 5. Illinois College 394.

Mount Mercy - 1. Meg Monson 81, 5. Madison Goodfellow 88, 12. Kelsey Dircks 93, 12. Chelsea Gryp 93, 17. Paige Wenger 96.


Mount Mercy women tie Clarke

The Mount Mercy women's soccer team battled Clarke to a 2-2 tie in double-overtime Saturday at the Lower Kingston Field.

The Mustangs took a 2-0 lead in the first half, but they never found the net again.

Annie Feltes scored Mount Mercy's first goal with an assist from Danielle Herdliska. Ashli O'Shea furnished an unassisted goal for the Mustangs (7-2-1) in the Midwest Collegiate Conference season opener for both clubs.

Sara Doerr and Lydia Storms scored for Clarke (3-6-1).


Farquharson helps Mustangs boot Clarke

Kevon Farguharson scored two goals Saturday as Mount Mercy topped Clarke, 3-1, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference soccer match at Lower Kingston Field.

Farquharson gave the Mustangs a 2-0 lead after a scoreless first half.

Clarke pulled within 2-1 on a goal by Lorenzo Cortez, but Mario Fichtner gave Mount Mercy (7-2-1) some breathing room with an insurance goal.

Clarke fell to 4-7 in the league opener for both teams.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014 19:51

Peacocks nip Mustangs in men's soccer

Rhys Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 86th minute Wednesday to give the Upper Iowa Peacocks a 2-1 victory over Mount Mercy in a men's soccer match at Lower Kingston Field.

Marko Govedarica gave Mount Mercy a 1-0 lead in the first half with an assist from Harris Hadzalic. Upper Iowa tied the game, 1-1, in the second half on a goal by Leandro Pena.

Upper Iowa (4-2-1) is ranked 25th in NCAA Division II. Mount Mercy (8-2) is an NAIA school.


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.






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