News Archive

March 5, 2012 - 10:25pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy swept the Midwest Collegiate Conference baseball awards this week as Phil Hotchkiss and Kevin Turner were named Pitcher and Player of the Week for March 5.
March 3, 2012 - 4:00pm
GENEVA, Ohio -- Mount Mercy landed an unprecedented four all-Americans at the 32nd Annual NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships on Friday and Saturday at the SPIRE Institute.
February 29, 2012 - 11:00pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy is seeded third in its section of the bracket and will face sixth-seeded Southwestern (Kan.) on Wednesday, March 7, at 9:15 p.m. at the Tyson Events Center in the first round of the 21st Annual NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Tournament.
February 29, 2012 - 3:30pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Junior forward Chad Underwood was a repeat member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball first team and junior forward Alex Coleman and senior forward Sam Kenyi were honorable mention all-conference by a vote of league coaches.
February 29, 2012 - 2:20pm
The softball clinics scheduled for Sunday have been cancelled after the softball tournament at Friends (Kan.) was pushed back a day. The Mustangs and coaching staff will play five games Saturday and Sunday in Wichita, Kan.
February 29, 2012 - 12:32pm
Mount Mercy’s department of communication, literature and arts proudly presents Pinkalicious: The Musical. Performances will be held March 15 – 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a special matinee on March 17 at 1:30 p.m. Seating may be limited, the musical will be performed in the McAuley Theater.
February 29, 2012 - 11:25am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Once again, Mount Mercy senior guards Emily Greiner and Micha Mims garnered first-team all-Midwest Collegiate Conference awards and sophomore forward Amanda Frost and senior guard Laura Lippert were honorable mention all-MCC by a vote of league coaches.
February 28, 2012 - 10:15pm
GENEVA, Ohio -- Five members of the Mount Mercy men's and women's track & field teams will compete in seven events at the 32nd Annual NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championship this week at the SPIRE Institute Track & Field Sports Complex.
February 27, 2012 - 10:45pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Top-seeded Grand View made just enough plays down the stretch and won the 2012 Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament championship with a 79-71 victory over second-seeded Mount Mercy on Monday at Sisam Arena.
February 25, 2012 - 5:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Second-seeded Mount Mercy and sixth-seeded St. Ambrose battled in a Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinal on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center, but in the end, it was the 12th-ranked Mustangs who advanced to Monday's championship game with a 79-69 victory over the Queen Bees.
February 25, 2012 - 1:38pm
Special reflection from Mount Mercy’s Office of Mercy Mission and Identity The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently ruled that faith-based affiliated institutions, including colleges, universities, hospitals and social service agencies, must provide insurance coverage for contraception and sterilization to all their employees. In an effort to secure what many consider medications and procedures essential to women’s health, the HHS has overstepped its power and according to a significant number of Catholics, including the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, violated the “sacred issue” of religious liberty.
February 24, 2012 - 11:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Seventh-seeded Grand View shot better than 50 percent from 3-point range and made 23 free throws in the second half to defeat sixth-seeded Mount Mercy, 77-62, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament semifinal on Friday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 24, 2012 - 4:24pm
Mount Mercy MBA students celebrated raising more than $1,350 for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2012.
February 23, 2012 - 11:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Second-seeded Mount Mercy couldn't shake seventh-seeded Ashford in Thursday's quarterfinal, but the 12th-ranked Mustangs were finally able to pull away late and advanced to the semifinals of the 2012 Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament with a 77-65 victory over the Saints at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 23, 2012 - 1:45pm
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The nation's top college bowling teams found out yesterday where they are headed for the sectional round of the 2012 United States Bowling Congress (USBC) Intercollegiate Team Championships to be held March 10-11 in Pennsylvania, Illinois, Texas and Tennessee.
February 22, 2012 - 11:45pm
CLINTON, Iowa -- Sixth-seeded Mount Mercy did two things really well on Wednesday night and that led to a 77-74 victory over third-seeded Ashford in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at Kehl Arena.
February 20, 2012 - 3:55pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The new NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll is out, and Mount Mercy moved up a spot this week to No. 12, the association announced today.
February 20, 2012 - 9:12am
Mount Mercy University students have embarked on a mission to provide encouragement, hope and inspiration to those who need it most. Students in Mount Mercy’s J-Term course Healthy Lifestyles decorated pillowcases with inspirational quotes and positive messages that will be donated to the Catherine McAuley Center in Cedar Rapids and read by women who may need a special word of encouragement.
February 19, 2012 - 4:10pm
Mount Mercy alumni couples were treated to a special gathering at Bricks Bar & Grill in downtown Cedar Rapids on Valentine’s Day this year. The event provided an opportunity for alumni to mingle and share their stories while enjoying the atmosphere in an alumni-owned establishment.
February 19, 2012 - 11:15am
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- A double-digit halftime lead didn't hold up for Viterbo (Wis.) on Saturday as the Mount Mercy men's basketball team dominated the second period to snap a three-game road losing streak with a 64-59 win over the V-Hawks in a Midwest Collegiate Conference regular season finale at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.


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