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April 10, 2019 - 4:35pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Mount Mercy Men's Volleyball Team ended a historic 2019 season with a program-best 22-8 overall record and 9-1 in the Heart of America. The Mustangs were also crowned conference co-champions and conference tournament runners-up. The Mustangs were ranked as high as No.
April 9, 2019 - 11:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – After a dominant win in game one by the score of 7-3, the Mustangs battled the Statesmen of William Penn University into nine innings dropping the second game 6-7. With a conference doubleheader split, the Mustangs move to 19-9 overall and 12-4 in the Heart of America Conference.In game one, the Mustangs jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and would add a run in the next four innings. Despite a hiccup in the top of the third inning, the Mustangs took game one 7-3.
April 9, 2019 - 10:25pm
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Mount Mercy Men's Golf Team traveled to Brickyard Crossing G.C. to compete in the Wildcat Cup. With a two-round team score of 604 (+28), the Mustangs finished fourth of 18 teams.
April 7, 2019 - 11:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mount Mercy Softball Team enjoyed a weekend of conference doubleheaders at Busse Field. On Saturday, the Mustangs swept Missouri Valley College to extend their streak of wins to six before splitting Sunday's contests against (RV) Central Methodist University. After this weekend, the Mustangs move to 18-8 overall and 11-3 in the Heart of America Conference.On Saturday, the Vikings of Missouri Valley were the first to cross the plate in game one. In the top of the third inning, the Vikings threw two runs up on the scoreboard.
April 7, 2019 - 11:05pm
MARION, Iowa – The Mount Mercy Women's Golf Team hosted a one-day dual meet against North Iowa Area Community College. The Mustangs defeated the Trojans by a team score of 338 to 396.
April 7, 2019 - 9:30pm
DES MOINES, Iowa – After earning a share of the regular season conference title, the Mustangs headed into the Heart of America Conference Tournament at the number two seed. The Mustangs swept the No. 3 Pride of Clarke University 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-17) on Friday evening to advance. On Saturday, the Mustangs fell short to the No.1 Vikings of Grand View University 0-3 (23-25, 15-25, 20-25) in the championship game.The Mustangs took care of business in the semifinal against the Pride earning the 3-0 sweep.
April 7, 2019 - 8:25pm
WAVERLY, Iowa – Both the men and women finished fourth of six teams at the Wartburg Outdoor Select. The Mustangs were led by first place finishes in multiple events.Connor Christophersen (JR/Cedar Rapids, Iowa) finished first in the 400 Meters with a personal best time of 49.97. Colton Forster (SR/Marion, Iowa) finished on top in the 5000 Meters (16:10.60).
April 4, 2019 - 12:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Mustangs used their power at the plate to edge the Pride of Clarke University in a doubleheader sweep on Wednesday night. In game one the Mustangs rallied late to win 5-2 and again in game two winning 5-1. After tonight's conference play, the Mustangs hold an 8-2 record and sit atop the North Division in the Heart of America Conference standings.
April 2, 2019 - 11:45pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa – The Mustangs collected two conference wins tonight as they swept the Statesmen of William Penn University snapping their four-game win streak. A 3-0 shutout would be the result of game one with the Mustangs defeating the Statesmen 5-3 in game two.
April 1, 2019 - 4:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – On Sunday, the Mustangs hosted a conference doubleheader at home against the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton College. Game one ended with Tawny Menster (SR/Olin, Iowa) blasting a walk-off grand slam over left field fence for a 9-5 win, but the Mustangs ran out of steam in game two falling 4-9.
March 31, 2019 - 11:45pm
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – Despite brutal spring weather conditions, the Mustangs battled to earn ninth of 28 teams for the men, while the women were 13th of 24. Luke Nickelson (JR/Nipomo, Calif) led the men's charge with two first place performances and Mount Mercy school records in the Long Jump (7.04m) and Triple Jump (13.98m).
March 31, 2019 - 10:55pm
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Mother Nature restricted play this weekend as the Mustangs competed in the Purgatory Intercollegiate. Play was shortened to just one round due to weather. The men finished in ninth place of 17 teams with a score of 298 (+10) while the women finished fourth of nine teams with a 326 (+38).On the men's side, the Mustangs were led by Will Bruyeres (SR/Brisbane, Australia) in a tie for eighth place with a one-under 71.
March 31, 2019 - 10:25pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. – The nationally-ranked number eight Mustangs traveled for one last regular season tournament this weekend. After dropping a five-set match to Saint Xavier University just a week ago, the Mustangs came for redemption in a 3-2 (25-22, 25-23, 18-25, 22-25, 15-10) victory over the Cougars this time around. In their second and final match of the tournament, the Mustangs faced the tournament-host, Viterbo University V-Hawks, in a 3-0 (25-16, 25-13, 25-16) sweep.
March 27, 2019 - 11:38am
Mount Mercy alum, Dennis Kann '11, is the March A for Education winner. Dennis graduated from Mount Mercy in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, endorsement in K-8 Reading. He later returned to Mount Mercy's MAEd program to earn endorsements in K-12 Instructional Strategist II, Behavior Disorders/Learning Disabilities and K-8 Instructional Strategist I. Watch the full story at KCRG.com »
March 26, 2019 - 10:45pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The nationally-ranked number eight Mustangs traveled to face the (RV) Clarke University Pride in their conference finale. After taking the first set, the two teams battled back and forth for the lead. The Mustangs claimed the fifth and final set to defeat the Pride 3-2 (25-15, 20-25, 25-18, 22-25, 15-11).
March 25, 2019 - 11:05pm
MARION, Iowa – The 19th nationally-ranked Mustangs claimed first place in the Kirkwood Spring Invitational hosted at Hunters Ridge Golf Course Sunday and Monday.

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