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February 17, 2019 - 8:50pm
WAVERLY, Iowa – The Mount Mercy Track and Field Teams traveled to compete in the Wartburg Indoor Invite. This was one last opportunity to qualify for the NAIA National Indoor Track and Field Championship. The women placed fifth of nine teams with the men finishing seventh of eight. Kathryn Vander Poel (SR/Bakersfield, Calif.) stole the show as she claimed first place in the 800 Meters with a personal best time of 2:17.60.
February 17, 2019 - 2:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Over the weekend, Mount Mercy Men's Volleyball hosted the Mustang Triangular. Participating teams were the first-year program of Viterbo University and No. 6 Aquinas College. After sweeping the V-Hawks to extend an eight-match win streak, the Mustangs' momentum was halted by the nationally-ranked Saints. With the weekend split of non-conference faceoffs, the Mustangs move to 11-5 overall.In the first match of the day, the Mustangs swept the V-Hawks 3-0 (25-12, 25-20, 25-21).
February 15, 2019 - 10:55pm
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – The Mustangs traveled south to open the 2019 season in central Florida competing in the RussMatt Softball Tournament. After dropping two games on day one, the Mustangs bounced back on the second day to collect two wins. The Mustangs are off and running to a 2-2 start on the season.The Mustangs season opener consisted of a battle against the No. 22 Fire of Southeastern University (Fla.). Following the first pitch, the Mustangs were held scoreless in the top of the first.
February 15, 2019 - 9:18am
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! Liz Mosbach ’16 BA Marketing
February 14, 2019 - 11:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Just 24 hours prior, the Mustangs battle five sets to collected a conference win. Tonight, the Mustangs hosted the No. 10 Pride of Clarke University and stunned the nationally-ranked team with a 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-17) sweep. With this win, the Mustangs roll on a seven-match win streak moving to 10-4 overall and 3-0 in the Heart of America Conference.To start the match, both teams struggled offensively hitting less than .100. However, the Mustangs tallied four more kills to give them the slight advantage in set one.
February 14, 2019 - 12:36pm
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! Tricia Hoffman-Simanek ’98BA English/Criminal Justice Tricia Hoffman-Simanek here. Class of ‘98 just celebrated 20 years! Since then…
Spring Lecture Series
February 14, 2019 - 9:48am
Recent studies conducted by the Pew Research Center show one of the top reasons young people abandon their Christian faith is because they believe it conflicts with science. To address this topic, three nationally known Catholic scholars will visit Mount Mercy University for a new spring lecture series titled Explorations in Faith & Reason.
February 13, 2019 - 11:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – After the thrill of upsetting the No.1 team in the country last week, the Mustangs were ready to showcase their talent on the home court. The Mustangs opened the 2019 season at home with a five-set thriller over the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton College. The Mustangs defeated the Wildcats 3-2 (25-17, 24-26, 23-25, 25-17, 15-11).
February 13, 2019 - 10:45pm
February 13, 2019 - 10:49am
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! Peter Fegley ’18MSL | Master of Strategic Leadership
ExploreU
February 13, 2019 - 9:52am
ExploreU World of Technology, Mount Mercy University’s week-long science, technology, engineering and math program for middle-school-aged girls, once again earned a grant from Transamerica. The grant provides support for program development, student scholarships, mentor scholarships and faculty development. “We’re thankful for the generous support of Transamerica,” said Elizabeth Kleiman, associate professor of computer science and ExploreU co-founder. “Together, we are dedicated to continuing to advance the STEM fields.”
February 10, 2019 - 3:10pm
CRETE, Neb. – The Mount Mercy Track and Field Teams competed at the Heart of America Indoor Conference Championships Friday and Saturday. Amongst steep competition, the women finished in fourth place and men in sixth of 11 teams. Both team finishes were improved from last year's performances. Individually, many Mustangs finished within the top five in several events.

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