The University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears completed a sweep of the Sugar Bear Volleyball Classic with a straight-set victory Saturday over Jacksonville State.
The 11-0 start by the UCA women is the Sugar Bears’ best since 2007.
UCA defeated the Gamecocks, 25-20, 25-20, 25-22. Jessica Hays led with 16 kills, two digs and two assists. Jessica Nagy added 13 kills.
Friday night, the Sugar Bears lost their first set of the tournament, 22-25, to South Dakota, then rebounded for a 25-17, 25-21, 27-25 victory.
In Mayflower’s 47-13 loss Friday night to Dardanelle, Adam Cycus completed 14 of 26 passes for 126 yards and one touchdown.
Jordan Burns was seven of 14 for 95 yards.
Daniel Geiber rushed for 95 yards and one touchdown. Madison Chambliss had 79 yards in receptions and a touchdown. Drew Duncan had 53 yards in receptions, Geiber 44 and Josh Woodham 33.
“We have a young football team and we have to learn that nothing is given to us, even if we had success the week before,” said Chad Floyd, assistant head coach and offensive coordinator. “Every week you have to go out and earn it.”
LITTLE ROCK — Leading the The Hendrix men in their first cross country meet of the season Friday was a trio of seniors, Wes Haynie, Stephen Borutta and Andres Ramirez. Haynie finished 30th, completing the 5K course in 16:43.60. Borutta followed in 35th in 16:52.60 and Ramirez was 39th in 16:56.90. Freshman Jeffrey Scott placed 43rd in 17:01.58 and senior Micah Cothren placed 55th in 17:15.83.
For the women, lone senior Stephanie Davenport paced the Warriors with a 5K time of 22:34.76, finishing 41st. Freshman Haley Stratton followed in 57th place in 24:57.51 as did freshman Constance Robinson in 61st in 25:46.27. Sophomores Laura Gressler (63rd, 26:06.55) and Nicholle Cromwell (70th, 28:00.66) rounded out the competitors for Hendrix.
The Warriors competed against a mostly NCAA Division I field, which included Central Arkansas, UALR, Arkansas State, Harding, Mississippi Valley State, John Brown and Freed-Hardeman.
TYLER, Texas — Hendrix College senior middle blocker Melissa Clement became the fifth player in program history to reach the 1,000-kill milestone on Friday. However, the Warriors (1-5) fell to Mary Hardin-Baylor 25-16, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20 and UT Tyler 25-18, 25-18, 25-20 at UTT’s Trinity Mother Frances Invitational.
Clement, from Rogers, recorded 20 kills in the opener and added another 10 in the nightcap, giving her a total of 1,022 for her career, and moving into fourth place on Hendrix’ all-time list.
Senior forward Mel Roach scored a school record four goals as the Hendrix College women’s soccer team blasted LeTourneau University 7-1 at Warrior Field on Saturday night.
The Russellville native also recorded an assist, giving her a total of nine points, also a program best.
The Warriors (2-2) tied the school record for most goals in a game record, netting seven for the sixth time in program history.
Hendrix dominated the game, outshooting the YellowJackets (0-5) 24-10 and 15-5 in shots on goal.