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Market at the Mount
May 9, 2019 - 10:54am
Mount Mercy University’s popular spring Market at the Mount is set for Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., at the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex. The student-organized event will bring more than 40 local vendors to the outdoor complex, located at 651 19th Street NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402. Open to the public, vendors include services, artisans, crafters and food vendors. Products include crocheted items, baked goods, handmade soaps, home decor and more.
May 7, 2019 - 10:40am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Mount Mercy Softball Team ended their 2019 season with a third-place finish in the Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division with a 21-15 record and finished fourth in the Heart Championship after battling back through the elimination bracket to end with an overall record of 32-22. The Mustangs received a handful of Heart of America Athletic Conference accolades.
May 6, 2019 - 12:15pm
FAYETTE, Mo. – The Mount Mercy Track and Field Teams competed at the Heart of America Outdoor Conference Championships this past Friday and Saturday. Amongst steep competition, the women finished in fourth place and men in sixth of 12 teams.
May 4, 2019 - 11:40pm
May 4, 2019 - 11:40am
LAKE OZARK, Mo. – The Mustangs concluded their 2018-19 season this week at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship held at Porta Cima Golf Course. After round one, the Mustangs sat atop the leaderboard with Culver-Stockton in a tie for first place before falling behind Missouri Valley by four strokes. At the conclusion of the third and final round, the Mustangs fell to finish in fourth place.
May 3, 2019 - 9:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mustangs run in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship was brought to an end this afternoon at Busse Field. After falling behind in the first inning, the Mustangs were never able to recover from the deficit. The sixth-seeded Ravens of Benedictine College defeated the fifth-seeded Mustangs 4-1.After advancing out of two previous elimination games this week, the Mustangs ran out of steam in the third. In the top of the first inning, the Ravens plated two on a double to deep left-center field.
May 2, 2019 - 10:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mustangs once again battled tonight to prevent their season from ending. Just 24 hours prior, the Mustangs kept the dream alive advancing to another elimination game tonight at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship.
May 1, 2019 - 10:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mustangs opened play at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Softball Championship at Busse Field this morning in the first game of the day. A game that would last just five innings, the five-seeded Mustangs were defeated 8-0 by fourth-seeded Culver-Stockton College.
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April 29, 2019 - 8:55am
Dedicated to meeting the needs of today’s workforce, Mount Mercy University is proud to announce the addition of its Bachelor of Science in exercise science, set to launch in fall 2019.
April 28, 2019 - 10:30pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo./OLATHE, Kan. – The Mustangs concluded conference play this weekend with two doubleheaders on the road. After splitting the first pair of contests against Evangel University, 6-2 and 3-9, the Mustangs followed up with another split against MidAmerica Nazarene University, 4-7 and 11-5. With the conclusion of regular season action, the Mustangs finish 30-20 overall and 21-15 in the Heart of America Conference.On Friday, the Mustangs jumped out to an early 3-0 lead after the first inning and cruised over the Crusaders with a 10-hit game.
April 27, 2019 - 1:55pm
LAKE OZARK, Mo. – The Mustangs concluded their 2018-19 season this week at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championship held at Osage National Golf Course. After rounds one and two, the Mustangs sat in second place and fell to third place after a third and final round. With a three-round score of 1015, the Mustangs trailed five strokes behind Grand View University and 81 strokes behind the 16th nationally-ranked William Penn University. The Statesmen defended their title having won the last four conference titles.Team Leaderboard1. William Penn – 934 (+70)2.
Multicultural Fair
April 26, 2019 - 9:51am
Mount Mercy University will celebrate its students and the diverse cultures they represent at the annual Multicultural Fair on Thursday, May 2, 5–8 p.m. More than 20 cultures will be represented through posters, artifacts, apparel, music, food and other items. Table displays will begin in the Sisters of Mercy University Center at 5 p.m., a show will be held in McAuley Auditorium at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall at 7 p.m.
April 26, 2019 - 12:30am
PERU, Neb. – Tonight the Mustangs faced the Bobcats of Peru State College in a conference doubleheader. After sweeping this team just five days prior, the Mustangs completed the series sweep taking both games this evening 7-0 and 7-1. The Mustangs are rolling on an eight-game winning streak improving to 28-18 overall and 19-13 in the Heart of America Conference.In game one, the Mustangs raced out of the gates throwing one run up on the scoreboard in the top of the first.

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