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The injury-plagued Stars lost to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Saturday to remain winless in conference play.
The Bruins won in two matches (21-16 and 25-15), helped in large part by their four dominant seniors.
A 10-0 victory for the Cougars kept it perfect in conference action this season.
The Cougars are now 7-3-2 overall.
The Cougars defeated St. Catharine College with scores of 25-17, 25-19, 25-19. They then swept Culver Stockton College 25-17, 25-11, 25-20.
Nancy Yaeger, who was named cross country coach in August, has an extensive running background that has molded her coaching style.
The team lost to undefeated Park University.
The Cougars are 20-2 this season and 4-0 in conference play.
The Cougars suffered their first conference defeat this season in a shutout loss.
The Cougars won 4-1 over Lindenwood-Belleville on Tuesday.
The Stars improved to 7-7 this season after beating Harris-Stowe State in four sets.
Christian Fellowship School hosts a two-day soccer tournament at Cosmo-Bethel park this weekend.
Lydie van Duersen led the Cougars to wins in four of five matches last week, totaling 169 assists. She earned a spot on the Holiday Inn Invite All-Classic team.
Stephens College rolled out its new athletics logo Thursday, and the volleyball team followed up the unveiling with its first conference win of the season.
Junior goalkeeper Briannica Ponder didn't know she would be starting Thursday's match until just before game time. Amanda Chapman, the starting goalie for Stephens College, didn't play because of what coach Xander Kennedy described as "numbness throughout all of her limbs."
Stars are now 4-4 this season after losing to the Lynx in four sets.
The Stars blanked Lincoln Christian University behind the goalkeeping of Amanda Chapman, who was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week this week. Stephens improved to 3-1.
Senior Paula Rosa had a team-high 25 kills, including the match winner.
Lindsey Martin has a lot to prove to Columbia in the upcoming cross-country season.
The Stars shut out MacMurray College en route to the program's first winning streak.