Quick updates Nov. 2017
After an overtime win on penalty kicks on Nov. 3 at No. 17 Benedictine College (Kansas), the No. 19 Pioneers advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) postseason tournament semifinals. MNU will play at 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 at No. 4 Missouri Valley College.
After going 9-6-2 during the regular season, the women’s soccer team ended its season in a 2-0 loss against Missouri Valley College in the quarterfinals of the HAAC postseason tournament on Nov. 4.
Women’s cross country took its second straight conference championship title on Nov. 4 in Baldwin City, Kansas. The win secured the team’s automatic berth to nationals. The men’s cross country team finished sixth of 13 teams with Carlos Guzman and Dakota Myers qualifying individually to nationals. The final meet of the season will be the NAIA Cross Country National Championships on Nov. 18 in Vancouver, Washington.
The No. 25 MNU volleyball team went 12-1 during the entire month of October. After defeating Peru State College (Nebraska) on Nov.4, the Pioneers advanced to the HAAC postseason tournament semifinals. The next game will be Nov. 8 at No. 8 Grand View University (Iowa).
The Pioneers are 4-6 (1-3) and are in fourth in the southern division of the HAAC. The final game of the season will be against Missouri Valley College at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at ODAC.
Carlos Guzman- More by this author
Carlos Guzman ('19) is from Overland Park, Kansas and is the Sports editor for The Trailblazer. He is a biology major with an emphasis in pre-medicine and is also pursuing a minor degree in Youth and Family Ministry. Carlos is also on the cross country and track and field team.