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The stars earn the American Midwest Conference Fair Play and Sportsmanship award for the second year in a row.
Columbia College defeated Park University 2-0 to capture the American Midwest Conference tournament championship. The team will play its next match on Nov. 23 in the NAIA National Championship opening round.
Columbia College volleyball defeated Freed-Hardeman Thursday night to advance to the American Midwest Conference championships.
The Missouri volleyball team travels to Gainesville, Fla., to play the Florida Gators on their home turf Friday.
Columbia College lost 2-1 to Hannibal-LaGrange in the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinal game Tuesday night. The Cougars finished their season 11-6-3.
The Cougars volleyball team is organized and disciplined, and it shows in their daily habits and in their 26-9 record. Columbia College hosted and defeated Lyon College in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest Conference volleyball tournament on Tuesday, 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-10).
Stephens College basketball fell to Truman State University on Monday in an exhibition game.
Columbia beat Missouri Baptist 3-1 in an American Midwest Conference tournament semifinal Monday night.
The Cougars won the American Midwest Conference for the 25th year straight with a victory over Williams Baptist College onSaturday.
Columbia College senior Antonio Ayres scored three goals in the second half as the Cougars defeated Lyon College 3-1.
Stephens College volleyball's season ended Saturday after a loss to Lyon College.
Columbia College swept past Freed-Hardeman University 9-0 to advance to the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinals.
Stephens College cross country ends its season while Columbia College looks forward to the NAIA Championships on Nov. 23.
Stephanie Hale amassed 56 points on 18 goals and 20 assists this season. She recorded at least a point in every game, propelling Columbia to a 13-2-1 record and the American Midwest Conference regular season title.
The Columbia College women's basketball team defeated St. Gregory's University 93-74 on Monday night for a win in the first game of the season.
Columbia will return to action Friday when it plays host to Arkansas' LyonCollege. Match time is set for 7 p.m.
Stephens College lost 89-44 to Lindenwood-Belleville in its first game of the season on Friday night.
The Stephens College soccer team (1-17) wrapped up its second season of NAIA competition with a 15-0 loss to Benedictine University on Wednesday.
The Stephens College soccer team lost 15-0 at home to Benedictine University-Springfield on Wednesday night.
The junior setter grew up in the Netherlands before attending Redlands Community College in El Reno, Okla. She has settled into her role for Columbia College, and coach Melinda Wyre-Washington said she is the "total package."