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CBC SPORTS: Mustangs Sweep AMC Weekly Baseball Honors

Women’s Basketball

         • Conway, Feb. 6 — Stepping out of American Midwest Conference (AMC) play for the final time this season, CBC hosted the Bobcats of College of the Ozarks (C of O) at A.R. Reddin Fieldhouse in a meeting of former Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference rivals. CBC (3-14) had an early lead but couldn’t contain hot shooting from C of O (19-6) and dropped the contest 88-72. Rhys Anderson led the way scoring for the Mustangs with a career-high 17 points, including a career-high tying 4 made threes, while Olivia Lambrigtsen and Aliya Grotjohn both joined her in double figures with 10 each.

         • Hannibal, Mo., Feb. 8 — On the road for the first time in six games, CBC took on the Trojans of Hannibal-LaGrange (HLGU) at the Mabee Sports Complex in an AMC tilt. CBC (4-14, 3-9 AMC) never trailed, racing out to a 12-0 lead before cruising to a 65-30 win over HLGU (5-14, 1-11 AMC) to sweep the season series from the Trojans. Every single player scored for the Mustangs, led by 12 from Caroline Citty, 11 from Aliya Grotjohn and 10 from Rhys Anderson. Citty also became just the fifth Mustang ever with 7 steals in a game as CBC shot 35% from the floor and held HLGU to just 20% from the field.

         • St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 10 — Looking for their second consecutive season sweep, CBC took on the Hornets of Harris-Stowe State (HSSU) in an AMC tilt inside the Emerson Performance Center. CBC (5-14, 4-9 AMC) never trailed, taking a 40-30 lead into the halftime locker room before winning 67-52 over HSSU (3-18, 1-12 AMC). Caroline Citty led all scorers with 20 points while Rhys Anderson chipped in with 15 and Olivia Lambrigtsen added 14. CBC dominated from start to finish, only turning the ball over 7 times while outrebounding the Hornets 35-22.


         • Fort Worth, Texas, Feb. 10 — CBC was at Sycamore Park days for a tournament at Texas Wesleyan (TXU). The Mustangs took on the Rams of TWU three times over the two days and took on the Coyotes of Kansas Wesleyan (KWU). CBC (4-2) dropped two of three to TWU (2-2), losing 3-2 and 4-0, before winning the finale 8-4. CBC won the game with KWU yesterday 7-4. Jordyn Frederic led the way at the plate for CBC, batting .600 with a home run, 3 runs scored and 6 hits, including hitting safely in every game. CBC also got home runs from Kori Truelove in the finale against TWU and got one from Abi West to go with Frederic’s in the win over KWU.

         • St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 12 — For the second straight week, a CBC softball player earned AMC Player of the Honors, the conference announced. Senior outfielder Jordyn Frederic was selected by the AMC as their Player of the Week representative. Frederic had a big weekend in Fort Worth, Texas, against TWU and Kansas Wesleyan. She hit safely in every game, going 6-10 on the weekend with three runs scored, a home run and an RBI, both of which came against Kansas Wesleyan.


        • Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10 — Playing on the road for the second straight weekend, CBC was at the Dallas Christian Classic for games against Dallas Christian and Texas College. CBC (3-1) took both games, getting a no-hitter from Josh Albat in game one to beat DCC (0-1) 7-0 before pounding out 19 runs on 19 hits in game two for a 19-6 win over Texas College.

        • St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 12 — For the first time this season, CBC swept the weekly AMC awards in one sport. Baseball players Josh Albat and Cade McBride were the Mustangs to pull that off this week. Albat earned his second straight pitcher of the week award after throwing the sixth no-hitter in program history on Friday against Dallas Christian.

 Albat struck out 10 batters in the contest and only allowed 2 base runners. McBride earned his first career hitter of the week award going 4-7 in the two games on Friday, homering in both games to give him 3 already this season.

Men’s Basketball

         • Hannibal, Mo., Feb. 8 — Playing for the first time in seven days, and beginning a stretch of four games in the next seven days, CBC took on the Trojans of Hannibal-LaGrange (HLGU) in an AMC contest inside the Mabee Sports Center. CBC (19-4, 9-0 AMC) survived a tough environment, hanging on to a slight halftime lead to beat HLGU (6-13, 3-7 AMC) 79-69. Sage Borbon led three Mustangs in double figures with 20, while Kyle Harding had 14 off the bench and Devin Foster chipped in with 11. The Trojans outshot the Mustangs 46% to 36% from the floor, but CBC went 21-26 at the free throw line, while HLGU was just 1-6 at the stripe.