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Stephens College goalkeeper Briannica Ponder has chronic Lyme disease, a condition she has been receiving on-and-off treatment for six years.
Junior forward Marko Paunovic netted a hat trick in 4-0 victory over the Blue Jays.
The Stephens College soccer team scored its first goal since the program restarted last season.
Both the men's and women's soccer teams at Columbia College faced defeat Tuesday at Missouri Valley College.
Stephens volleyball won the first set, but Columbia won the match 23-25, 25-23, 25-16, 25-17.
Team Monsanto Mavericks rode in Bike MS for their captain Shelly Ludwig Lovell, who has multiple sclerosis. In total, 2,700 people registered to ride and raise money for MS research.
Stephens College and other community groups raced in Sunday's John Anderson College Avenue Mile.
The men's team beat the St. Louis Crusaders 74-0 on Saturday.
Columbia College men's and women's soccer each take wins over Dordt College Saturday.
The Stephens College soccer team lost to Central Baptist College on Saturday afternoon.
The Stars were defeated 16-0 on Friday, dropping to 0-2 on the season.
Columbia's men's rugby team features a diverse background of players unified by their love of the sport.
John Klein is pulling double duty as the Columbia College men's and women's soccer coach. He said the women's team has helped him be more composed and calm on the bench.
After losing to Missouri Valley College in last week's invitational, the Stephens College volleyball team can't wait to turn the tables on its rival.
Columbia College volleyball swept past Culver-Stockton College 3-0 on Wednesday. A lot of players transfer into the program, but coach Melinda Wrye-Washington quickly integrates them into her system.
Lindsey Martin was awarded AMC Runner of the Week after finishing second in her inaugural event for the Cougars at the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird Meet in St. Louis' Forrest Park. Martin's time was 14 minutes, 58 seconds in Saturday's 4-kilometer race.
The Columbia College men's soccer team tied 1-1 at Baker University on Monday night.
The Columbia College women's soccer team won 1-0 at Baker University on Monday night.
Columbia College held a preseason rank of 12 in the NAIA, and Kansas Wesleyan was ranked 23rd prior to the match.
The teams played the extra 20 minutes to a draw, though Kansas Wesleyan had many scoring opportunities.