Archive for ‘Athletics’

Fall Sports: Honors & Awards

Fall Sports: Honors & Awards
Men’s Cross Country: Tyler Keith (NAIA national qualifier, NAIA Scholar-Athlete, MCC Harrier of the Year, first-team all-MCC) Evan Bowman (NAIA national qualifier, first-team all-MCC) Colton Blay (honorable mention all-MCC) The Mount Mercy men’s golf team is on pace for the best single-season...
Spring 2015 | Athletics | Read More

He deserved to finish

He deserved to finish
As he neared the finish line at the 2014 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Championships, Cameron Woodberry of Wayland Baptist University (Texas) collapsed. “I was struggling to make it,” the sophomore said. “I had fallen once already, then I started struggling again. I just shut down.” But out of nowhere,...
Spring 2015 | Athletics | Read More

Dahm takes over Mount Mercy baseball

Dahm takes over Mount Mercy baseball
A familiar face to the eastern Iowa baseball community took over the reins of the Mount Mercy baseball program this summer when Jack Dahm was named head coach of the Mustangs in June. “The excitement of the new athletic complex at Mount Mercy can only be exceeded by the hiring of Jack Dahm,” said...
Summer 2014 | Athletics | Read More

Friends and family reconnect with Touhey

Friends and family reconnect with Touhey
Kevin Touhey has lived on the East Coast for nearly 30 years, so he hadn’t seen much of his Mount Mercy family since leaving Cedar Rapids in 1985. But that didn’t stop friends and family from gathering at Hennessey Recreation Center last winter to reconnect with the former men’s basketball...
Summer 2014 | Athletics | Read More

First male track & field all-American, four straight no-hitters highlight spring sports season

First male track & field all-American, four straight no-hitters highlight spring sports season
Senior Nathan Stern became the first male track & field all-American in school history in May, finishing seventh in the shot put at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala. Stern was one of three Mustangs competing at nationals....
Summer 2014 | Athletics | Read More

Flashback: Spring 2000 Staff Profile: Amir Hadzic

Flashback: Spring 2000 Staff Profile: Amir Hadzic
In the Spring 2000 edition of the Mount Mercy Magazine, readers were introduced to Amir Hadzic, a native of the former Yugoslavia who joined Mount Mercy in 1995 to coach men’s and women’s soccer. Now, nearly 20 years after Hadzic joined Mount Mercy’s staff and more than 10 years after this story...
Spring 2014 | Athletics | Read More

Two new athletes inducted into the Mount Mercy Hall of Fame

Two new athletes inducted into the Mount Mercy Hall of Fame
Golfer Chad Greenlee ’02 and baseball standout Anthony Valera ’07 became the newest members of the Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame when they were inducted as part of Homecoming 2013. Greenlee, from Cedar Rapids, was a two-time NAIA all-region (2000-01, 2001-02) and two-time all-Midwest...
Spring 2014 | Athletics | Read More

Mustangs by the Numbers

Mustangs by the Numbers
National Qualifiers: men’s basketball, men’s bowling. Individual National Qualifiers: Anne Bruno, Dana Ewan, Liz Mosbach (women’s cross country); Tyler Hartley, TJ Mosbach, Bryant Rader (men’s cross country). NAIA all-Americans: Chad Underwood, Lamar Wall (men’s basketball); Amanda Frost (women’s...
Spring 2013 | Athletics | Read More