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Mustang Minutes
Athletics / January 2017

Mustang Minutes

Branch Races to All-America Status; Men’s Golf Earns National Tournament Berth

Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2016
Athletics / January 2017

Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2016

Mount Mercy University inducted the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Sept. 24, with Brandon Bradley ’07, Nick Miller ’09, and David and Lonna ’86 Drewelow during Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Making an impact — in the field + on the field
Academics / Athletics / Fall 2015

Making an impact — in the field + on the field

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 […]

Fall Sports: Honors & Awards
Athletics / Spring 2015

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) 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 […]

Two new athletes inducted into the Mount Mercy Hall of Fame
Athletics / Spring 2014

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 Classic Conference (1998-99, 2001-02) standout […]

National tournament bids for bowling and men’s basketball; more track & field all-Americans
Athletics / Spring 2013

National tournament bids for bowling and men’s basketball; more track & field all-Americans

The fall and winter sports seasons were filled with team and individual accomplishments, including national tournament berths for men’s basketball and men’s and women’s bowling, a conference title for women’s bowling and all-American performances in track & field. Six Mustangs competed at a rain-soaked course at the NAIA Cross Country […]

Athletic Hall of Fame inducts four
Athletics / Spring 2013

Athletic Hall of Fame inducts four

The Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame added four new members when Jess Mueller Dean ’05, Justin Pegump ’04, Jason Drewelow ’04 and Jeremy Schlotterbeck ’04 were inducted on Oct. 6 as part of the University’s Alumni Games activities. Dean, from Elkader, was a rare, three-sport athlete, competing in volleyball, […]

Women’s basketball celebrates 40th anniversary, 800th win
Athletics / Spring 2012

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 team […]

Mustang softball, track & field go to nationals
Athletics / Fall 2010

Mustang softball, track & field go to nationals

History was made by the Mount Mercy softball and track & field teams last spring. On the diamond, the Mustangs claimed their first regular season conference title since 1992 and won the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament to earn the fourth national tournament berth in school history. After wrapping up the […]

Jimison hired to be Mount Mercy track & field coach
Athletics / Fall 2010

Jimison hired to be Mount Mercy track & field coach

Jamie Jimison was hired as Mount Mercy’s head men’s and women’s track & field coach in August. Jimison will also serve as assistant men’s and women’s cross country coach. Ryan Scheckel ’01, the school’s head track & field and cross country coach since 2001–02, remains head coach of the cross […]