Monday, April 28, 2014
Sophomore left fielder Deion Hughes drove in three runs and recorded two hits as the Westminster baseball team completed a series sweep over the Iowa Wesleyan Tigers with a 7-3 win on Sunday at Saucier Field.
The Blue Jays (20-11, 14-9 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) topped Iowa Wesleyan by scores of 13-1 and 15-14 in a twinbill on Saturday.
William Woods 1 3
Bendictine University 3 1
The Owls scored all three of their runs in the bottom of the third inning to top the Bulldogs and split their American Midwest Conference doubleheader on Saturday.
William Woods (35-10, 19-8) got an RBI double from junior center fielder Cody Stewart with one out to break a scoreless tie. Stewart and senior shortstop Sam Moon scored on senior left fielder Zach Nichols’ single to push the Owls out to a 3-0 advantage.
Track and field
WWU men, women three-peat
at AMC Championships
COLUMBIA — The Lady Owls cruised to their third-straight team title at the AMC Outdoor Championships while the Owls edged out second-place Park for their third conference crown in a row on Saturday.
The women’s team amassed 229 points and 10 first-place finishes to outgain runner-up Missouri Baptist. Park finished in third, Hannibal-LaGrange took fourth and Columbia College and Benedictine University at Springfield placed fifth and sixth, respectively.
The William Woods men used six first-place efforts to total 218 points to outpace the Pirates by 12 points.
ST. LOUIS — Sophomore Jessica Klutts — a Fulton graduate — teamed with senior Amy Osborn for a victory at No. 2 doubles as the Lady Blue Jays edged out the Lady Gorloks in the third-place match of the SLIAC championships on Saturday.
Klutts and Osborn topped Webster’s duo of Isabella Espinoza and Chelsea Foster 8-5 as Westminster (7-8) claimed two of three doubles contests.
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