The Central Arkansas men’s soccer team improved to 2-0 under the new lights at the Bill Stephens Soccer Complex on Friday, defeating Oral Roberts, 1-0, to improve to 2-1-0 on the year.
The game’s only goal came in the 30th minute, when Logan Miller scored his third goal of the season on a free kick from 25 yards out.
The Bears return to the field on Sunday, playing the first of a doubleheader with the women’s team against UMKC.
The men kick off at 11 a.m. and the women are scheduled to start at 2 p.m.. The men’s game against the ‘Roos will serve as the second leg of the Memphis/UCA Classic, which also features Memphis and Oral Roberts.
The Central Arkansas Sugar Bears had a dominant showing on day two of the UCA/Sears Sugar Bear Classic, taking down Jackson State, 3-1, and UT-Pan American, 3-0 to improve to 5-1 on the season.
Against Jackson State (0-5), Heather Schnars led the Sugar Bears with 17 kills, while Scout Brooks added 16 kills, six digs, and five aces. Marissa Collins dished out 41 assists and Amy South chipped in 17. Shelbee Berringer turned in a match-high 14 digs.
In their second match of the day, Paige Gantar hit .800 while tying for the team lead in kills with nine. Brooks and Schnars also turned in nine kills each. Collins distributed 39 assists.
UCA WOMEN’S SOCCER
Missouri State took a 2-0 victory Friday night over the University of Central Arkansas women’s soccer team, dropping the Bears to 2-2 on the season.
Missouri State grabbed a 1-0 lead in the 37th minute when Alaina Derse banked a shot off the post. Just three minutes later, Lauren Josten extended the lead to 2-0, blasting a goal from 22 yards out.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Hendrix College volleyball team lost a pair close matches on the first day of the Cal Lu Fornia Invitational on Friday. The Warriors (4-2) lost to Pomona-Pitzer, 26-24, 25-22, 25-23, in the opener, then fell to Texas Lutheran University, 25-21, 25-23, 15-25, 25-23.
Against the Sagehens (4-1), the Warriors had 36 kills, four aces, 37 digs and seven blocks. Hendrix struggled in the serve game, coming up with just four aces and committing 12 service errors.