LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy's Christa Oldham scored 17 of a career-high 31 points at the free throw line on Wednesday, leading the Mustangs to a 78-68 victory over Viterbo (Wis.) in a Midwest Collegiate Conference game at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.
Mount Mercy University’s Presidential Lecture Series was established in 2009 to highlight issues of value to the institution and its founders the Sisters of Mercy. This year, the university welcomes journalist John L. Allen Jr., senior Vatican analyst for CNN and associate editor at The Boston Globe.
Allen is the author of nine books on Catholic affairs including, “Against the Tide: The Radical Leadership of Pope Francis.” This work reflects upon the pope’s humility, compassion and vision for the church.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Already a national qualifier in the 600 meters, Mount Mercy's Liz Mosbach reached the NAIA's automatic qualifying mark in the long jump on Saturday and on Monday was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For most of Saturday's contest, Mount Mercy couldn't buy a free throw, but as they have all season, the 11th-ranked Mustangs hit them when it mattered and made the plays they needed to down the stretch to hold off William Penn, 91-83, at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- With three straight road games coming up, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team needed to take care of business at home. And that's just what they did on Saturday, beating William Penn, 76-58, at Hennessey Recreation Center.
African-American community leaders from the Corridor will gather at Mount Mercy University on Feb. 11, from 5:30-7 p.m. to participate in a professional women’s panel: Black Women Symposium. The panel will take place in Flaherty Community Room, second floor of Basile Hall.
Associate Professor of Social Work April Dirks-Bihun, Ph.D. and the university’s multicultural affairs committee have organized the event in honor of Black History Month.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the third game in a row, Mount Mercy struggled but made just enough plays to get the job done, defeating Clarke, 101-94 in overtime, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference battle on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team maintained its grip on fourth place in the Midwest Collegiate Conference and moved within a half-game of Clarke for third with a 58-53 victory over the Crusaders at Hennessey Recreation Center.
For the third year in a row, the Marion Arts Council is sponsoring an exhibit of artwork by Mount Mercy University and Cornell College art students at the Lowe Park Gallery, Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 North 10th Street in Marion, Iowa. The exhibit opened January 30 and will be on display through February 27. An opening reception will be held Tuesday, February 10 from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Saturday's non-conference men's basketball game against Ashford was a grind, but a pair of free throws by Dondre Osborne with six seconds left allowed 14th-ranked Mount Mercy to escape with a 62-61 victory at Hennessey Recreation Center.
The university congratulates these faculty members and thanks them for their unwavering commitment to education:
Dr. Dawn Behan, associate professor and director of graduate education—promoted to professor.
Dr. Christopher DeVault, assistant professor of English—awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor.
LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Mount Mercy baseball team headed south to open the season at 13th-ranked Southeastern (Fla.) this week at Ted A. Broer Stadium. The Fire took all four games in the series, including Wednesday's series finale.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- They trailed by nine points at halftime and by 14 early in the second period, but like they have all season, the Mount Mercy men's basketball team came through when it mattered most and defeated Grand View, 103-100, in double-overtime on Wednesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy struggled offensively in the second half on Wednesday, shooting just 28 percent from the floor as Grand View remained perfect in the Midwest Collegiate Conference with a 63-53 victory over the Mustangs.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Leading by only four points with four minutes to go, 16th-ranked Mount Mercy ended the game with a 15-6 run to make it 10 straight wins after an 84-71 defeat to AIB in a Midwest Collegiate Conference showdown at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The most successful 3-point shooting effort of the season helped the Mount Mercy women's basketball team to its third straight win, an 84-62 triumph over AIB on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- James Boonstoppel buried his first eight 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 24 points to spark 16th-ranked Mount Mercy to its largest victory ever over St. Ambrose, 93-54, Wednesday night at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team leveled its record in league play with Wednesday's 71-54 victory over St. Ambrose in a Midwest Collegiate Conference contest at Hennessey Recreation Center.