News Archive

March 24, 2015 - 10:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's bowling teams have a new head coach, and it's a familiar face. Andy Diercks, former Mustang assistant and interim head coach, is taking over the program, Athletics Director Scot Reisinger announced today.
March 23, 2015 - 11:10pm
CANTON, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy track & field teams combined for 15 individual titles at the Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Wildcat Invitational on Saturday as the Mustang women earned the team championship while the men finished in a tie for third.
March 23, 2015 - 8:50am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second time in five years, Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of intercollegiate sports to its varsity lineup. Men's volleyball and competitive cheer & dance will begin competition in the fall of 2016.
March 22, 2015 - 2:10pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy softball opened its week-long, spring break road trip with a doubleheader split with Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) on Saturday at Moody Park.
March 22, 2015 - 10:15am
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy baseball team won the bookend games of a four-game series at Grand View this weekend, winning Friday's opener, 3-2, and Saturday's finale, 5-3, in the first Midwest Collegiate Conference action of the season.
March 20, 2015 - 12:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The First Annual Mount Mercy Baseball Lead-Off Dinner, sponsored by Pediatric Dental Center, will be held on Sunday, March 29, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Vito's on 42nd. The dinner will follow Mount Mercy's non-conference doubleheader against Ashford at noon at Ken Charipar Field at Xavier High School.
March 19, 2015 - 12:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Dondre Osborne was a second-team NAIA Division II men's basketball all-American and Abby Herb received NAIA Division II women's basketball all-America honorable mention when the association announced its postseason honors on Wednesday.
March 14, 2015 - 2:05am
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- An unforgettable season came to a close for Mount Mercy late Friday night as Davenport (Mich.) hit four straight free throws in the final 14 seconds and defeated the Mustangs, 70-67, in the second round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship at Keeter Gymnasium.
March 13, 2015 - 2:00am
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- John Johnson was on the floor for less than 10 minutes on Thursday, but he made the most of his opportunities. The senior guard nailed a big 3-pointer and thwarted Cal Maritime's final chance to tie the game as Mount Mercy held on to defeat the Keelhaulers, 64-61, in the first round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship.
March 12, 2015 - 3:05pm
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- Ninth-seeded Mount Mercy (26-4) takes on unseeded Cal Maritime (19-9) tonight at 9:15 p.m. in the final game of the first round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship at Keeter Gymnasium.
March 11, 2015 - 2:08pm
Students from Coe College, Kirkwood Community College, and Mount Mercy University participating in the Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon will be taking to their feet for twelve straight hours to raise money for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon is a student-run philanthropy organization. Students from Coe, Mount Mercy, and Kirkwood partner together to raise money for families at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network.
March 9, 2015 - 3:25pm
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March 7, 2015 - 9:30pm
GENEVA, Ohio -- Mount Mercy's Liz Mosbach set a school record and earned all-America status in the 600 meters on Saturday at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships at the SPIRE Institute.
March 5, 2015 - 12:05pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Dondre Osborne was named Midwest Collegiate Conference Player of the Year and Paul Gavin was voted MCC Coach of the Year when the league announced its postseason honors earlier this week.
March 5, 2015 - 9:30am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Abby Herb and Christa Oldham were first-team selections and Makenzie Zeitler garnered honorable mention when the Midwest Collegiate Conference announced its women's basketball honors earlier this week.
March 4, 2015 - 10:55pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The California Maritime Academy is the opponent for ninth-seeded Mount Mercy in the first round of the 24th Annual NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship in Point Lookout, Mo.
March 4, 2015 - 12:00pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy came up just eight pins short of a second conference title over the weekend as Grand View held off the Mustangs, 4-3, in a best-of-seven Baker match in the finals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Bowling Championships at Leisure Lanes.
March 4, 2015 - 11:45am
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's bowling team ended up fifth at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Bowling Championships over the weekend at Leisure Lanes.
March 3, 2015 - 12:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Fourth-seeded Clarke managed to hold on to a late lead, knocking down 4-of-5 free throws during the final minute to clinch a 56-52 victory over third-seeded Mount Mercy on Monday in the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
March 2, 2015 - 12:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- They may have been in anyway, but top-seeded Mount Mercy left no doubt about whether or not its season would continue at the national tournament with a convincing, 93-76 win over third-seeded William Penn in the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament.