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The No. 1-ranked NAIA Cougars lost to Benedictine College 73-59 Wednesday.
Tom Matukewicz replaces Tony Samuel, who was fired after coaching the Redhawks to a 31-60 record in eight seasons. Matukewicz was defensive coordinator at Toledo, a Mid-American Conference team that went 7-5 in 2013.
Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 5,050 yards and 53 touchdowns and won the Payton award as the top player in FCS. Terrance West of Towson has run for 2,295 yards and tied an FCS record with 39 touchdowns
TOP 10 SPORTS MOMENTS OF 2013: No. 10 — Columbia College women's soccer team wins AMC in second season
The Columbia College women's soccer team captured the American Midwest Conference regular season and tournament titles in just the program's second year of existence.
Dana Heggemann double-double cannot get Stephens basketball a win against Central Christian College of the Bible.
The first regular season NAIA coaches poll ranked Columbia College men's basketball No. 1. The women's team is ranked No. 21.
The Columbia College men's basketball team defeated Central Christian College of the Bible on Monday night 106-45.
The Columbia College men's basketball team remained unbeaten with an 83-61 road win at Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday.
Columbia College women's basketball beat Harris Stowe State University 93-66 Saturday.
The Stephens College basketball team fell to Missouri Baptist 84-52 on Saturday.
Columbia College beat William Woods 76-61 to start their conference schedule on a high note.
Wednesday's win during the NAIA Volleyball National Championships is the 13th consecutive victory for Columbia, which is 30-9 overall this year.
Stephens forward Dana Heggemann earned American Midwest Conference women's basketball Player of the Week honors.
Columbia College beat Baker University in the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic.
The 13th-ranked team in the NAIA Preseason Top 25 Poll, Columbia College now drops to 2-3 on the season.
The Stephens College basketball team lost 86-52 against Missouri Valley at Silverthorne Arena on Tuesday night.
The No. 4-ranked Columbia College men's basketball team stayed perfect with an 84-70 win over Missouri Valley on Tuesday.
The Cougars fell 4-3 in a penalty-kick shootout and 2-1 in the game to No. 12 Vanguard University in the opening round of the NAIA National Championship on Saturday night.
The Cougars defeated Hope 82-63 in a game that averaged a foul almost every minute.
Columbia College cross country runners will compete Saturday in Lawrence, Kan., at the NAIA Championships.