August 6, 2019 - 10:59am
Two teammates and Mount Mercy alums, Ryan Schrimper '14 and Ryan Schlueter '13, went head to head during a golf tournament on Sunday. As part of the 2019 Men's City Amateur golf thournament, Schrimper won by one shot at Ellis Golf Course.
July 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Mount Mercy’s JumpStart program, held at the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex from June 12-July 27, inspires Cedar Rapids children to reach their educational potential through leadership and growth opportunities.
JumpStart
June 18, 2019 - 8:29am
Cedar Rapids students have the opportunity to learn from some of the city’s most influential people, including Mayor Brad Hart, during Mount Mercy University’s summer JumpStart program. JumpStart’s mission is to inspire children of Cedar Rapids to reach their educational potential by teaching vital lessons in leadership and academics as part of free sports programming at the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex.
Rinderknecht Athletic Center
June 7, 2019 - 7:13pm
Just across the street from the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex sits the new Rinderknecht Athletic Center—Mount Mercy’s state-of-the-art wellness and athletic performance center. The dynamic training facility and recreational fitness resource serves Mount Mercy’s 500+ student-athletes and 2,100+ students, faculty, and staff.
April 15, 2019 - 10:10am
Mount Mercy University’s Jump Start program was born a few years ago when the school received a generous investment toward the building of Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex. With these new facilities came an acceptance into being a part of the neighborhood. There are three main components behind a Jump Start program:
January 15, 2019 - 8:46am
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! John Kalis ’04BS Computer Science/Computer Informatics/Philosophy
August 21, 2018 - 10:04am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Mount Mercy Volleyball team is already 4 games into their season, but they couldn't go any further without officially signing their newest player. 14-year-old Alexis Bezilla of Marion was signed to the team Monday. Last March she was diagnosed with a brain tumor called medulloblastoma. Now, she's six months out of treatment and cancer free. See the full story »
May 11, 2018 - 4:09pm
Hadzic ended up in Cedar Rapids after fleeing Sarajevo CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s been said “there is always more to a person than meets the eye.” This is true of Xavier boys’ soccer coach [and Mustang men's soccer coach]  Amir Hadzic. Immigrating to America from a war-torn communist Yugoslavia, Hadzic has suffered and seen some true atrocities in his lifetime. Through all he has seen, he attributes soccer to giving him all of his lucky breaks in life.
May 16, 2017 - 2:22pm
Crews are hard at work installing artificial turf on the softball and track fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball. » Watch the video
April 14, 2017 - 12:05pm
Softball, baseball, soccer and track facilities should be ready for 2017-18 school year CEDAR RAPIDS — The banner draped on a chain-link fence reads, “Coming Soon.” Look just beyond the placard, the signs of just how soon can be seen. (Keep reading at TheGazette.com…)
February 9, 2017 - 9:15am
Immediately after Megan Miller ’17 came to Mount Mercy University for a campus visit day, she had a feeling most Mount Mercy students can relate to—she found her home [Keep reading…]
December 12, 2016 - 3:37pm
Cedar Rapids and Vancouver to be home of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country National Championships. Keep reading…
Photo: Heavy machinery pushing dirt at the construction site.
August 3, 2016 - 11:07am
…“We are under full construction mode now,” Callahan said. “The excavation of the site, we’re hoping will all be completed by the end of next week.” With excavation out of the way, Callahan said the project focus can turn to the grading of the fields and laying foundations for the locker room building and other structures at the complex. Keep reading…
June 27, 2016 - 9:41am
[VIDEO]  Construction is underway this month on the new Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex.The 22-acre property is Mount Mercy's first-ever outdoor athletic facility. The complex will house six of the University's 17 teams, including soccer, track, baseball, and softball. Keep reading…
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Amanda Frost
December 20, 2011 - 9:14pm
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The 11th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team won its fifth straight game on Tuesday, extending a nine-point halftime lead into a 72-50 victory over St. Francis (Ill.) on the final day of the La Quinta Stritch Holiday Classic at Anderson Arena. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Emily Greiner
December 19, 2011 - 10:31pm
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- A double-digit halftime advantage turned into a 21-point lead in the second period as the 11th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team cruised to a 65-52 victory over 18th-ranked Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) in the La Quinta Stritch Holiday Classic today. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Markus Cocroft
December 17, 2011 - 10:47pm
FULTON, Mo. -- After leading by as many as nine points in the second half, 16th-ranked Mount Mercy needed a pair of free throws by junior guard Markus Cocroft with three seconds left to seal a 71-67 non-conference men's basketball victory over William Woods (Mo.) on Saturday at Anderson Arena. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy volleyball team
December 14, 2011 - 3:22pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- More awards have rolled in for the Mount Mercy volleyball program, with junior outside hitter Brittney Thomas earning national and regional honors, four Mustangs garnering academic awards and several individuals receiving team awards at the annual postseason banquet. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball team
December 13, 2011 - 1:18pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team gained six spots in the national rankings this week, moving up to No. 16 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll. Full story >

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