For Mount Mercy University sophomore and Cedar Rapids native Meleah Baloch, turtles and turf are opening whole new worlds of learning. The gifted biology major is also an accomplished soccer player with aspirations of becoming a neurosurgeon. Mount Mercy provides the perfect setting for science and soccer. Baloch spent the […]
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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) Women’s Cross Country: Liz Mosbach (NAIA national qualifier, NAIA Scholar-Athlete, MCC Harrier of the Year, first-team all-MCC) Molly Pruett (NAIA national […]
You can see her on a giant billboard on I-380, near the center field wall in Veteran’s Memorial stadium or even as close as your digital TV screen. she was a common sight during the BCS last fall and March Madness this spring. Jenna Higgins, Mount Mercy junior and NAIA national […]
A women’s basketball season filled with milestones culminated with a triumphant return to the national tournament, where Mount Mercy advanced to the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City. The Mustangs, who earlier in the season became just the fifth […]
It was another banner year for the Mount Mercy track & field programs, which counted four all-Americans at the NAIA indoor national meet and three more at the outdoor national championships. Juniors Jenna Higgins, Larissa Wilden and Mwale Kapande were all-Americans at both national championship events, while junior Jacqueline Kane was […]
Individual National Qualifiers: Keely Danielsen, Jenna Higgins, Jacqueline Kane, Mwale Kapande, Bryant Rader, Janae Rosien, Nathan Stern, Larissa Wilden (track & field). NAIA all-Americans: Emily Greiner, Micha Mims (women’s basketball); Jenna Higgins, Jacqueline Kane, Mwale Kapande, Larissa Wilden. NAIA Scholar-Athletes: Mackenzie Skay (women’s basketball); Ben Reinhart (men’s track & field); Taylor […]
The Mount Mercy women’s basketball program celebrated its 40th anniversary during Homecoming Weekend in October, then reached another milestone a month later, becoming only the fifth program in the history of the NAIA to reach 800 wins. The Mustangs did it in style, too, knocking off the number one team […]