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April 12, 2012 - 10:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Thursday night's Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader wasn't short on power numbers, with Viterbo (Wis.) and Mount Mercy combining for nine home runs in a split at Tomahawk Park.
April 11, 2012 - 10:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy softball team took over sole possession of second place in the Midwest Collegiate Conference with a doubleheader sweep of Grand View on Wednesday night at Tomahawk Park.
April 10, 2012 - 12:35pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- For the second time in as many starts, junior right-hander Abe Carrasco tossed a complete-game shutout. And for the second week in a row, he has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Pitcher of the Week for April 9.
April 10, 2012 - 12:01pm
Mount Mercy University students traveled to Port Ministries in Chicago over spring break to lend volunteer help and other support for the inner-city ministry. The group of students, faculty and staff left March 23 and returned March 31.
April 10, 2012 - 9:16am
Mount Mercy University will celebrate Earth Week in a spirit dedicated to sustainability and environmentalism – observing the April 22 holiday with a variety of activities throughout the month.
April 9, 2012 - 1:50pm
RIVERSIDE, Iowa -- Junior John Milne fired a 6-under-par 66 during Friday's opening round and held on for medalist honors, leading Mount Mercy to the team title at the Ashford Invitational at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course.
April 9, 2012 - 1:20pm
RIVERSIDE, Iowa -- Madison and Bailee Goodfellow cracked the top 20 to lead the Mount Mercy women's golf team to a fifth-place finish at the Ashford Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course.
April 6, 2012 - 12:25am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy made it seven wins in its last eight Midwest Collegiate Conference softball games, totaling 24 hits in Thursday night's 12-7, 6-0 sweep of Clarke at Tomahawk Park.
April 5, 2012 - 11:50pm
PEOSTA, Iowa -- Abe Carrasco pitched his third shutout of the season and Austin Czerwiec tossed a three-hitter as the Mount Mercy baseball team swept Clarke, 6-0 and 6-2, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader on Wednesday at A.J. Spiegel Park.
April 4, 2012 - 9:25pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's track & field teams continued the outdoor season over the weekend, competing at the Washington (Mo.) Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
April 4, 2012 - 3:07pm
Admissions counselors at Mount Mercy University will be visiting high schools across the Midwest in the coming weeks, answering questions about admission, campus life, service-learning opportunities, scholarships and academic programs. Prospective students can also learn about Mount Mercy’s 35 majors, 15 varsity athletic teams, and more than 30 clubs and organizations.
April 4, 2012 - 11:29am
Mount Mercy University President Christopher Blake, Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Melody Graham, and Vice Provost Jan Handler represented Mount Mercy at the 17th annual Conference on Quality in Higher Education, sponsored by the Higher Learning Commission.
April 4, 2012 - 11:05am
ANKENY, Iowa -- Senior Derek McConnell, junior Ryan Schlueter and freshman Jacob Selander finished in the top 10, leading the Mount Mercy men's golf team to a runner-up finish at the Viking Spring Classic at Briarwood Country Club.
April 3, 2012 - 4:20pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy won all four of its games over the weekend at the Midwest Collegiate Conference softball pod event hosted by William Penn. The Mustangs defeated Grand View, Viterbo (Wis.), Iowa Wesleyan and Waldorf to take over sole possession of second place in the MCC.
April 2, 2012 - 10:25pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Junior right-hander Abe Carrasco picked up his sixth win of the season on Saturday and on Monday was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Pitcher of the Week for April 2.
March 29, 2012 - 2:08pm
Mount Mercy University appointed Holly Fields as web marketing manager in the Office of Communications and Marketing. As web marketing manager, Fields’ responsibilities will include oversight and management of the university Web site while coordinating with all campus departments to develop content, site design, maintenance, and programming. She will also assist in guiding the university’s strategic marketing and communications plans through use of the Web site.
March 29, 2012 - 8:55am
The new University Center at Mount Mercy University is a model of what energy-efficient buildings can look like and offer in energy savings in Eastern Iowa. The university recently worked with Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, to design the latest and best energy-savings techniques and technologies into the building from the start of construction.
March 27, 2012 - 10:40pm
PRIMM, Nev. -- A dozen of the top men's golf programs in the NAIA got together at Primm Valley Resort this week for the Battle of the Primm.
March 27, 2012 - 10:00pm
PRIMM, Nev. -- The Mount Mercy women's golf team opened the spring season against some of the best competition in the country at the Battle of the Primm on Monday and Tuesday at Primm Valley Resort.
March 25, 2012 - 10:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy dropped the first of a three-game set with Grand View this weekend, but solid starts by Abraham Carrasco and Joseph Stephen led to a pair of Mustang victories in the final two games of the Midwest Collegiate Conference series at Ken Charipar Field.


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