AR Baptist Sports Digest 9/11 – 09/17/2021

A round-up of headlines in sports from our Baptist universities, Williams Baptist University and Ouachita Baptist University. 

Williams Baptist University 

Lady Eagles Drop Doubleheader to Centenary 

SHREVEPORT, La. – The Williams volleyball team dropped both games of their doubleheader at Centenary in straight sets. 

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Eagles Cross Country Competes at Bob Gravett Invitational 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed at the Bob Gravett Invitational hosted by OBU on Saturday morning.  

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Lady Eagles Finish 2nd, French 4th at WBU Fall Invite 

KENNETT, Mo. – The Williams women’s golf team finished in second place at the WBU Fall Invite on Sept. 13-14, while Emma French finished in fourth to lead the team. The women finished in second with a team score of 694, 42 points behind the winners, Missouri Baptist. 

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Eagles, Matthews Win WBU Fall Invite 

KENNETT, Mo. – The Williams men’s golf team won the WBU Fall Invite as a team and Chance Matthews won the individual title. The Eagles finished with a team score of 573, 14 points ahead of second place finisher Missouri Baptist. The three under par score is the best tournament finish in Eagles’ history. 

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Lady Eagles Drop Road Match at Philander Smith 

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Williams volleyball team dropped its match at Philander Smith in straight sets on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles fell in three sets 25-22, 25-22, and 25-14. 

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Late Goal Pushes UAPB Past Lady Eagles 

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The Williams women’s soccer team fell to NCAA DI UA-Pine Bluff 1-0 on Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Eagles held strong defensively for the first 79 minutes of the game, but the Golden Lions found the breakthrough in the 80th minute. 

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NAIA Announces National Awards Day Recipients 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced its National Awards Day recipients on Wednesday. The day recognizes the association’s highest individual honors and achievements of NAIA student-athletes, administrators and coaches. 

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Ouachita Baptist University 

OUACHITA WINS BOB GRAVETT WOMEN’S MEET 

To read the results, click here.   

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY COMES IN 2ND IN BOB GRAVETT INVITATIONAL 

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2-0 WEEK FOR OUACHITA WOMEN’S SOCCER 

ARKADELPHIA, Arkansas – The Ouachita women’s soccer team capped a 2-0 week with a 1-0 win over Christian Brothers on Saturday at home. 

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OUACHITA EXTENDS WINNING STREAK WITH DOMINANT DEFENSE 

BETHANY, Oklahoma – A second-half surge secured the 29th consecutive conference victory for the 11th-ranked Ouachita football team on Saturday, a 41-3 road win over Southern Nazarene. 

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TIGER VOLLEYBALL GETS TWO WINS ON SATURDAY 

DENTON, Texas – The Ouachita volleyball team finished its participation in the Denton Volleyfest with a pair of victories on Saturday to win three of four matches over the weekend. 

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MEN’S SOCCER FALLS TO MISS. COLLEGE 

CLINTON, Mississippi – The Ouachita men’s soccer team dropped a non-conference match to Mississippi College on the road Sunday by a final score of 5-0. 

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WOMEN’S TENNIS OPENS SEASON AT COLLIN INVITE 

PLANO, Texas – The Ouachita women’s tennis team opened the 2021 season this past weekend with a good showing at the Collin College Invite in Texas. The invite was a bracket-style tournament with five different flights for singles and three flights for doubles. 

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TIGERS CRACK TOP 10 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Following a dominant win over Southern Nazarene this past Saturday, the Ouachita football team has moved into the top 10 of three national polls this week.  

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CASTILLOW NAMED GAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Senior Lexie Castillow has been named the Great American Conference volleyball defensive player of the week for her efforts in Ouachita’s last five matches. 

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BATTLE OF THE RAVINE – VOLLEYBALL STYLE – TUESDAY NIGHT 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – There is no need to wait until November for the Battle of the Ravine. 
Tuesday night, September 14, Ouachita hosts Henderson State for the first Great American Conference volleyball match of the season. 

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To read a full game recap, click here.  

SNOW NAMED GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Junior Michele Snow has been named the Great American Conference goalkeeper of the week for efforts in Ouachita women’s soccer’s 2-0 week. 

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TIGERS RANKED NO. 8 IN WOMEN’S SOCCER REGIONAL RANKINGS 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Following a 2-0 week with a pair of shutout victories, the Ouachita women’s soccer team finds itself ranked in the latest United Soccer Coaches regional rankings. 
 

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TOP 10 TIGERS HOST ARKANSAS TECH 

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – The 8th-ranked Ouachita football team seeks its 30th consecutive conference victory this Saturday, September 18 when it hosts Arkansas Tech for a 6 p.m. kickoff at Cliff Harris Stadium. 

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