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Women’s basketball returns to nationals
Athletics / Archives / Summer 2012

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 in the season became just the fifth […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ranson scholarship honors legacy on the court
On Campus / Uncategorized / Spring 2012

Ranson scholarship honors legacy on the court

Forty years ago, an unlikely champion started Mount Mercy’s women’s basketball program – with stunning results. With almost no prior coaching experience, then Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Leonard Ranson (Dr. R.) created a legacy. Starting with a home court that consisted of what is now the McAuley Theater, Dr. […]