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2021 Cougar Club & Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament Winners Announced

Columbia, Mo. – The 2021 Cougar Club & Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament took place at the Columbia Country Club on Monday, June 7. The event consisted of 41 teams. AM Winners Championship Flight 1st place – Cory Potter, Paul Appling, Colbey Schuster, Jared Gilpin – 49 2nd place – John Utley, Isaac Breuer, Dale Sykes & Blake Bullock – 50 …

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Cindy Potter Becomes First CoSIDA President from the NAIA

Story provided by CoSIDA   The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) approved a new slate of Executive Board of Directors to serve the professional athletic communications association for the 2021-22 academic year and beyond. The approval took place during its annual business meeting on June 10th. The business meeting was held as a virtual event as part of …

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197 Athletes Named AMC Academic All-Conference

St. Louis, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has announced the members of the 2020-21 AMC Academic All-Conference Teams. In total, 197 athletes were named to the list. Fall: Women’s Cross Country: Alyssa Struemph, Brianna Haller, Daylin Huebotter, Emma Homfeldt, Grace Brinkmann, Jada O’Donnell, Kyla Bertschinger, Lucia Vega, Madalyn Ford, Megan Korte, Mikayla Sehlmeyer, Victoria Vegher Men’s Cross Country: …

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Barnes, Dickerson Earn NAIA All-America Status

Kansas City, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released the 2021 NAIA Softball All-Americans. Taylor Barnes (Jr., O’Fallon, Mo.) was selected to the Honorable Mention team after hitting .432 with five triples, four doubles and three home runs. She drove in 18 runs and scored 44 times while going 35-for-37 on stolen bases. Barnes ranked No. 3 …

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Wall, Piper and Bealmer Named NAIA All-Americans

Kansas City, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has released the 2021 NAIA Baseball All-America team members. Kenny Piper (GS, Florissant, Mo.) was named to the First-Team after hitting .418 on the season with 17 home runs, 49 RBIs and 151 total bases. He ranked in the top 11 in the NAIA in four categories: No. 5 in …

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Dickerson Named NFCA All-America

Louisville, Ky. – For the first time in her career, Columbia College softball player Lexi Dickerson has been named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) First-Team All-America.  Dickerson started 24 games in the circle for the Cougars, posting the fifth-lowest ERA in the NAIA (1.03). She finished the year with an 18-2 record and had 163 strikeouts in 142.1 innings pitched. …

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Esports Season Ends in The Final 8

Columbia, Mo. – The Columbia College Esports team saw their season end in the round of 8 in the College League of Legends Championship with a 0-2 loss to defending League of Legends Champions, Maryville University, in a best of three series on Thursday. Final Score Game 1: Columbia 4/16/13 | Maryville 16/4/44 Final Score Game 2: Columbia 11/29/22 | Maryville 29/11/68 Season Record: Columbia …

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Meyer and Morelan Named CoSIDA Academic All-District First-Team

Columbia, Mo. – College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has announced the 2020-21 Academic All-District® Women’s Soccer Team members selected by CoSIDA. The award recognizes top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.   Jewel Morelan and Abigail Meyer were both selected to the First-Team in District Three. Morelan scored a team-high 13 goals …

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Ficken, Piper Named AMC Gold Glove Winners

St. Louis, Mo. – The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has released the 2021 AMC Baseball Gold Glove award winners. Kenny Piper (catcher) and Kole Ficken (third base) were honored. Piper finished the year with a fielding percentage of .994 behind the plate and allowed just one passed ball. In addition, he threw out 20 base stealers. Ficken made just ten …

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CC Places Five on NFCA All-Region Team

Louisville, Ark. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) has announced the 2021 NFCA All-Region Team members. The Cougars placed five players on the First-Team in Region II. The Cougars tied William Carey (Miss.) with the most selections in the region. However, no one had more First-Team performers. Overall, Columbia had the second-highest first-team total and second-highest overall total. Mackenzie …

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