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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mount Mercy kicks Harris-Stowe, 4-0

Ashli O'Shea scored a pair of goals to lead Mount Mercy to a 4-0 win Monday over Harris-Stowe at Lower Kingston Field.

Danielle Herdliska and Cally Salter also scored for the Mustangs, now 6-1.

Lauren Koncher had the lone assist for Mount Mercy. Hannah Schroeder had to stop only two shots as the Mustangs outshot the visitors, 18-2.



3 Mustangs honored by league

Marco Fichtner, Hannah Schroeder and Tyler Keith of Mount Mercy University have been named Athletes of the Week by the Midwest Collegiate Conference.

Fichtner, a sophomore from Germany, was selected as the Offensive Player of the Week in men's soccer. He scored one goal against Northwestern and had two goals against Coe as the Mustangs raised their record to 6-1 with a pair of victories. Fichtner has a team-high six goals for Mount Mercy.

Hannah Schroeder, a freshman goalkeeper from Cedar Rapids Washington, was honored as the Defensive Player of the Week in women's soccer. She collected six saves in a 2-1 victory over Northwestern. The Mustangs have a 5-1 record, their best start in school history.

Keith, a senior from Muscatine, finished first out of 80 runners at the Border Battle in La Crosse, Wis., Saturday. His time for the 8K race was exactly 27 minutes.



Monson takes Viterbo golf crown

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Meg Monson of Mount Mercy University fired a 2-over-par 74 Sunday and won the Viterbo Invitational by nine shots at the La Crosse Country Club.

Monson had a 36-hole score of 80-74=154. Madison Goodfellow placed third for the Mustangs at 164 with rounds of 84 and 80.

Viterbo University won the team championship at 675. Mount Mercy finished second at 693.

Team Standings

1. Viterbo 675, 2. Mount Mercy 693, 3. Clarke 701, 4. UW-Oshkosh 720, 5. AIB 720, 6. UW-Platteville 729, 7. St. Ambrose 760, 8. Viterbo Silver 786, 9. Dubuque 786.

Top 5 Individuals

Par 72

1. Meg Monson, Mount Mercy          80-74=154

2. Danielle Ducklow, Viterbo        82-81=163

3. Madison Goodfellow, Mount Mercy  84-80=164

4. McKenzie Paul, Oshkosh           85-80=165

5. Steph Baribeau, Platteville      86-81=167

Mount Mercy: 1. Meg Monson 80-74=154, 3. Madison Goodfellow 84-80-164, 21. Kelsey Dircks 94-91-185, 54. Chelsea Gryp 98-100=198, 58. Paige Wenger 110-92=202.


Mustangs finish 3-1 at Chicago tourney

CHICAGO - The Mount Mercy University volleyball team finished with a 3-1 record at the Chicago State Tournament after splitting two matches Saturday.

The Mustangs defeated Purdue North Central, 25-12, 25-14, 25-12, and lost to Chicago State, 25-18, 24-26, 25-23, 25-13.

Megan Paustian had nine kills against Purdue North Central. Lori Peterzalek had 14 digs and seven kills. Demi Heiss contributed seven kills. Abbie Perez collected 19 assists and Leslie Hoffmann had eight blocked shots.

Paustian and Heiss finished with 10 kills against Chicago State. Perez had 23 assists, Samantha Meyer had 20 digs, Emily Hendrickson pitched in with 12 assists and Hannah Whitley had 10 digs.

Mount Mercy (6-0) won both of its matches at the tournament Friday.


Monson of Mustangs leads Viterbo golf

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Meg Monson of Mount Mercy University shot an 8-over-par 80 Saturday to take the lead after 18 holes of the Viterbo Invitational at the La Crosse Country Club in La Crosse (Wis.).

Monson has a two-shot lead heading into the final round Sunday.

Viterbo leads the nine-team field at 343. Mount Mercy is in third place at 356.

Madison Goodfellow of Mount Mercy shot a 12-over 84 Saturday and is tied for fourth place.

Team Standings

1. Viterbo 343, 2. Clarke 353, 3. Mount Mercy 356, 4. (tie) AIB 361, UW-Oshkosh 361, 6. UW-Platteville 369, 7. St. Ambrose 381, 8. Dubuque 400, 9. Viterbo Silver 404.

MOUNT MERCY: 1. Meg Monson 80, 4. Madison Goodfellow 84, 26. Kelsey Dircks 94, 31. Chelsea Gryp 98, 47. Paige Wenger 110.


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