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Mount Mercy University - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mount Mercy soccer players honored

Marco Fichtner and Monueir Moodie of the Mount Mercy University men's soccer program have been named Athletes of the Week by the Midwest Collegiate Conference.

Fichtner, from Germany, collected two goals and two assists in a pair of victories and was named the Offensive Player of the Week in soccer. Fichtner has scored eight goals this season and is a repeat winner of the award.

Moodie, from Jamaica, helped the Mustangs surrender just one goal in their victories over Dordt and Judson and was named the Defensive Player of the Week.

Mount Mercy sports an 8-1 record, the best start in school history.




Monson, Goodfellow lead Mustang women

GALENA, Ill. - Meg Monson and Madison Goodfellow tied for ninth Sunday to help the Mount Mercy women's golf team place third at the Clarke University Fall Invitational at the Eagle Ridge Resort in Galena (Ill.).

Monson and Goodfellow had identical two-day scores of 85-91=176. Kelsey Dircks finished 17th for the Mustangs at 183 and Chelsea Gryp was 30th at 198.

Natalie Booton was the medalist at 163 and led William Penn to the title.

Team Standings

1. William Penn 667, 2. Viterbo Cardinal 687, 3. Mount Mercy 733, 4. Ashford 735, 5. Clarke 752, 6. Viterbo Silver 768, 7. Illinois College 814, 8. Wisconsin Lutheran no score.





Mount Mercy women split 2 matches

SIOUX CITY - The Mount Mercy University volleyball team split two matches at a tournament in Sioux City Saturday.

The Mustangs defeated Grace (Neb.), 25-19, 21-25, 25-19, 25-21, and lost to Benedictine (Kan.), 25-19, 25-14, 20-25, 25-26, leaving their record at 7-10 for the season.

Mount Mercy hosts William Penn in the conference opener Wednesday.


Monson, Goodfellow 7th at Clarke golf

DUBUQUE - Meg Monson and Madison Goodfellow of Mount Mercy shot 85's Saturday and are tied for seventh place after the first round of the Clarke Fall Invitational at Eagle Ridge Golf Course.

Maggie Yang and Natalie Booton of William Penn shared the opening-day lead with 80's.

William Penn leads the team standings. Mount Mercy is fourth out of nine teams.

Team Standings

1. William Penn 331, 2. Viterbo 341, 3. Ashford 348, 4. Mount Mercy 358, 5. Clarke 375, 6. Viterbo Silver 386, 7. Illinois College 399, 8. Wisconsin Lutheran 458, 9. Dubuque (no score).

Mount Mercy - 7. Meg Monson 85, 7. Madison Goodfellow 85, 13. Kelsey Dircks 88, 29. Chelsea Gryp 100.

Last Updated on Sunday, 21 September 2014 20:11

Mount Mercy kicks Judson, 5-0

The Mount Mercy Mustangs got goals from five different players Saturday and blanked Judson (Ill.), 5-0, in a men's soccer match at the Lower Kingston Field.

Fergus O'Connor, Kevon Farquharson, Hieu Ngo, Marco Fichtner and Yinka Ajibola found the net for the Mustangs, who raced to a 4-0 lead in the first half.

Mohamed Hamed, Farquharson, Fichtner and Haris Hadzalic collected assists for Mount Mercy (8-1). O'Connor's goal was unassisted.

Tomas Zajfert made two saves in goal for the Mustangs for the shutout.


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