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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Waldorf hands Mount Mercy first loss

FOREST CITY - Waldorf built a 2-0 lead, then held on for a 2-1 women's soccer victory over Mount Mercy on Tuesday.

Brittany Mielke scored on a penalty kick in the 88th minute for the Mustangs, allowing them to avert the shutout.

Goalie Hannah Schroeder had eight saves for Mount Mercy, which fired 15 shots on goal against Waldorf keeper Kaylee Vitale.


Waldorf tops Mustangs in men's soccer

FOREST CITY - Waldorf jumped to a 3-0 halftime lead and held on for a 5-2 men's soccer win over Mount Mercy on Tuesday night.

Kevon Farquharson scored on a penalty kick in the 72nd minute and Mohamed Hamed scored an unassisted goal in the 82nd minute, cutting the gap to 3-2 before the hosts scored a pair in the final two minutes to seal the victory.

Mount Mercy is now 2-1.



Mustangs' Selander takes medalist honors

GALENA, Ill. - Mount Mercy's Jacob Selander fired an even-par 72, including a remarkable 31 on the back nine after going out in 41 to take medalist honors Tuesday at the Clarke University Fall Invitational.

AIB's Thailer Carlson was one shot back of Selander.

In the team race, the Mustangs finished at 305, four shots behind AIB, which finished at 301. Ashford (312) took third. Mount Mercy's No. 2 team shot 325 and finished 10th.

Clarke University Fall Invitational
North Course, Eagle Ridge Resort
Par 72

Final Team Standings

1. AIB 301, 2. Mount Mercy 305, 3. Ashford 312, 4 (tie). St. Ambrose II 314, Ashford II 314, 6. AIB II 315, 7. St. Ambrose 318, 8. Clarke 319, 9. Viterbo 321, 10. Mount Mercy II 325, 11. St. Ambrose II 326, 12. Southwest Tech 328, 13. St. Ambrose IV 338, 14. Clarke II 372.

MOUNT MERCY I (305) - 1. Jacob Selander 41-31 72; T 9 Matt Schlueter 39-38 77; T16 Jack South 39-39 78; T16 Nathan Chilcott 40-38 78; T42 Colton Clemmer 42-41 83

MOUNT MERCY II (325) - T30 Warren Bynoe 42-38 80; T34 Ben Franklin 40-41 81; T34 Jamie Booth 40-41 81; T42 Dillon Baker 40-43 83


Mount Mercy spikers drop 2 matches

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. - The Mount Mercy volleyball team dropped a pair of touch matches at the St.Xavier/Trinity Christian Crossover Tournament in Palos Heights Saturday.

Lourdes rallied to defeat the Mustangs, 20-25, 24-26, 25-20, 25-22, 15-10 in their first match. Siena Heights trimmed the Mustangs, 27-25, 24-26, 25-19, 25-19 in the second contest.

Mount Mercy's record fell to 3-4 for the season.

Demi Heiss had 16 kills in the match against Lourdes. Ashley Strong collected 25 assists. Cori Peterzalek had 20 digs. Leslie Hoffmann contributed eight blocks.

The individual statistics from the Siena Heights match were not available Saturday night.






Mustangs take women's golf title

The Mount Mercy women's golf team won the Mount Mercy Fall Invitational by 18 shots Saturday at Hunters Ridge.

The Mustangs finished at 688 for the 36-hole tournament.

Sydney Clement of Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) won the individual title at 5-over-par 149 with rounds of 74 and 75.

Meg Monson of Mount Mercy placed second at 162 with rounds of 77 and 85. Madison Goodfellow of Mount Mercy finished fifth and Kelsey Dircks tied for eighth.


1. Mount Mercy 688, 2. AIB 706, 3. Cardinal Stritch 715, 4. DMACC 720, 5. Culver-Stockton 790, 6. Viterbo 792.

MOUNT MERCY: 2. Meg Monson 77-85=162, 5. Madison Goodfellow 83-84=167, 8. Kelsey Dircks 86-89=175, 14. Chelsea Gryp 92-92=184, 26. Ludmilla Machnicki 103-103=206.






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