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CBC SPORTS UPDATE: April 13, 2022

Baseball

• Searcy, April 5 — Stepping out of American Midwest Conference (AMC) play for a midweek contest, CBC was at Jerry Moore Field to take on the Bisons of Harding University. CBC (17-16) outhit Harding (21-12) 11-10 but only scored four times, falling 12-4 in a contest that was closer than the final score. Jay French inched closer to a milestone, earning one hit on the night and moving his batting average to .455 for the season while he rides a six-game hitting streak and has now reached base safely in 23 straight contests.

• Fulton, Mo., April 8 — Looking to snap a five-game losing streak, CBC started the final series of their current eight-game road trip with an AMC doubleheader against the Owls of William Woods (WWU). CBC (17-18, 4-7 AMC) dropped both games, losing game one 6-3 and controversially losing game two 6-5 to WWU (20-14, 8-3 AMC).

• Fulton, Mo., April 9 — Looking to salvage a game in their AMC series, CBC was at Owl Field for the series finale against William Woods (WWU). CBC (17-19, 4-8 AMC) fell behind early and couldn’t recover, falling 13-5 to WWU (22-11, 9-3 AMC). Jay French made history again, after becoming just the third player in program history to record 200 hits for his career. He set a new single-game stolen base record, stealing six of CBC’s eight bases in the game. He now has extended his single-season stolen base record to 39 on the year.

Softball

• St. Louis, Mo., April 5 — The AMC has named the Athletes of the Week for this past week and a CBC player was among the selections. Averie Ayers was named AMC Pitcher of the Week, the first Mustang to earn that recognition this year.

• Batesville, April 5 — Playing another AMC series on the road, CBC was at House Field to take on the Scots of Lyon College (LC). CBC (13-13, 3-1 AMC) would split the doubleheader with LC (5-17, 5-4 AMC), dropping game one 6-3 before winning game two 10-1 in six innings.

• Conway, April 8 — Returning home for the first time in a month, CBC hosted an AMC doubleheader at City of Colleges Park against the Stars of Stephens College (SC). CBC (15-13, 5-1 AMC) unleashed an offensive onslaught, scoring 23 runs on 24 hits to win 10-2 and 12-3 over SC (7-15, 2-6 AMC).

• Conway, April 9 — Hosting their most important series of the year to this point, CBC took on the AMC leading #21 Cougars of Columbia College (CC) at City of Colleges Park. CBC (15-15, 5-3 AMC) nearly came back in the first game, losing 6-4 before getting run-ruled 16-1 in game two by CC (20-10, 10-0 AMC).

Track & Field

• Searcy, April 9 — Competing in-state for the first time in a month, CBC was at the Bison Open, hosted by Harding University. Ally Swaim posted another win, running a 15.05 in the 100-meter hurdles. Josh Brown ran the men’s 110-meter hurdles and posted a personal record time of 16.97, which was good for sixth place overall. Isaiah Patterson jumped 5.66 meters in the long jump and finished in 16th place.

Women’s Golf

• Cherokee Village, April 11 — Playing their final tune up before the AMC championship next month, CBC was back on the course at Cherokee Village South for the Williams Baptist Spring Classic. CBC opened with a 354 to place third in the first round, 54 shots behind the leaders, Blue Mountain. Individually, Keeley Bulza led the way, firing an opening-round 86 to sit in 12th place. Abby Kirby followed with an 88 to sit in 15th while Brooklyn Adcock was 16th after an 89 and Alyssa Hagewood is in 19th after shooting a 91.

Men’s Golf

• Cherokee Village, April 11 — Opening their final regular-season tournament of the season, CBC teed off at the Williams Baptist University Spring Classic at the South Course of the Cherokee Village golf club. CBC shot an opening-round 316 to put themselves in eighth place, 20 shots behind AMC rival Columbia. Individually, Jakub Slapal had the best day as he opened with a four-over-par 76 to sit in a tie for 18th. Suraprat Pareepart was next, carding an opening-round 78, followed by Travis Toebben and Anupon Wandee (who competed as an individual), with 79s, Ethan Williamson shot an 83 and Emmanuel LaBeur shot an 85.

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