Posts Tagged ‘Mustangs’

The grace of a champion

The grace of a champion
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 champion in the javelin...
Summer 2012 | Athletics | Read More

Women’s basketball returns to nationals

Women’s basketball returns to nationals
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...
Summer 2012 | Athletics | Read More

Track & field counts seven all-Americans

Track & field counts seven all-Americans
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...
Summer 2012 | Athletics | Read More

Mustangs by the Numbers

Mwale Kapande hits the sand in the long jump competition at the NAIA indoor national meet. 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,...
Summer 2012 | Athletics | Read More

Women’s basketball celebrates 40th anniversary, 800th win

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...
Spring 2012 | Athletics | Read More