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Mustang Minutes
Athletics / January 2017

Mustang Minutes

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

First male track & field all-American, four straight no-hitters highlight spring sports season
Athletics / Summer 2014

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. Junior […]

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, […]

Track & field counts seven all-Americans
Athletics / Archives / Summer 2012

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 events, while junior Jacqueline Kane was […]

Four join Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame
Athletics / Spring 2012

Four join Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame

Luke Franzenburg ‘04, Amy Marshall ‘04, Luke Slaymaker ‘04 and Meredith Austin VanderZee ‘04 were inducted into the Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 1 as part of the University’s Alumni Games activities. Franzenburg, from Keystone, played two years of baseball for the Mustangs. He was a two-time […]

History made at track & field championships
Athletics / Archives / Summer 2011

History made at track & field championships

Sophomore Jenna Higgins became the first track & field national champion in school history, winning the javelin at the 31st Annual Women’s NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships at the Outdoor Sports Complex in Marion, Ind. Higgins, who entered the national meet as the third seed in the javelin, […]

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 […]