Panthers down Warriors

CONWAY — The Hendrix College women’s soccer team suffered a 1-0 defeat to Birmingham-Southern College in Southern Athletic Association action on Saturday evening.

The visiting Panthers (5-8, 2-2) outshot the Warriors (6-5-3, 1-2-1) 28-1 and 10-0 on goal.

Nicole Newton scored the lone goal for BSC in the 41st minute.

Sophomore forward Samantha Lallas took the Warriors’ only shot.

Freshman Sydney Meyer recorded five saves in the first half for Hendrix. Sophomore Rachel Zweig had four in a scoreless second half.

Hendrix will take on Sewanee on the road in conference play on Friday.

Harding falls to No. 7 Lindenwood

SEARCY – Lindenwood, ranked No. 7 in NCAA Division II, made a 35th-minute goal by Aris Nukic stand up and defeated Harding 1-0 on Saturday in MIAA action at the Stevens Soccer Field.

The Bisons dropped to 4-5-2 overall and 2-4-0 in the MIAA, and return to action Monday with a non-conference game against Hendrix in Conway. It is the first of five straight road games to close out the regular season.

Lindenwood improved to 12-0-1 overall and 5-0-1 in the MIAA. The Lions are the only undefeated team in the conference.

Nukic’s goal was his team-leading 10th of the season and came on a cross from Mauricio Medina.

Lindenwood outshot Harding 19-4, but Bison senior goalkeeper Will Lynn made a career-high nine saves. Lion goalkeeper Alex Tiensenhausen made three saves in recording his first shutout of the season.

BSC downs Hendrix

CONWAY — The Hendrix College men’s soccer team lost a 3-0 decision to Birmingham-Southern College in Southern Athletic Association play at Warrior Field Saturday night.

The Warriors (4-8-2, 0-4) outshot BSC 10-8 and both teams had four shots on goal. Sophomore midfielder Will Dunaway had two shots on goal, while sophomores Jacob Pierce and Steven Cochrun each took one. Freshman forward Anthony Galick hit the crossbar late in the second half.

Jonas Heidrich had three saves for the Panthers (9-1-1, 3-1. Junior Eric Bracy had one for the Warriors.

Hendrix will host Harding University on Monday at 7 p.m.


Big Red defeats Warriors

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - The Hendrix College field hockey team wrapped up their three-game trip to Missouri with a 5-0 loss to Denison University on Saturday afternoon.

The Big Red (14-1) outshot the Warriors (0-11) 38-4 overall and 23-3 on goal.

Tonie Michaels and Taylor Bacon each had a goal and an assist for Denison. Mia Day and Katie McMahon also scored and Rachel Mabie scored on a penalty stroke.

Junior forward Erika Jasson took two shots on goal and freshman midfielder Raychl Reger had one for Hendrix.

Freshman keeper Gabryele Pochron recorded 18 saves for the Warriors. Laura Campbell stopped three shots for the Big Red.

Hendrix will return to Southern Athletic Association action on Oct. 26 when they play Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.


A-State concludes play at regional event

NORMAN, Okla. — The Arkansas State women’s tennis team concluded play in the USTA/ITA Regional Tournament in Norman, Okla. after doubles play on Friday and the singles main draw played on Saturday.

Friday, the A-State doubles pairs of Tamara Slijepcevic/Janie Nowland and Biljana Miloshevska/Julie Gauguery were in action. Slijepcevic/Nowland defeated Saint Louis’s pair of Madeline Jolly/Taylor Monken 8-0 before falling to the 9-16 seeded pair of Maggy Lehmicke/Mary Hanna from Nebraska by a count of 8-3. Miloshevska/Gauguery were defeated in their first match by Missouri’s pair of Alex Clark/Madison Rhyner by a count of 8-3.

In the singles main draw on Saturday, Slijepcevic faced off against the No. 1 seed Petra Neidermayerova of Kansas State and lost in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. Miloshevska squared off against 9-16 seeded Mia Lancaster of Oklahoma and put up a strong fight, but ultimately fell by a score of 7-6(4), 6-3.

A-State will conclude its fall season when the Red Wolves host the ASU Invitational Oct. 25-27 at Allen Park in Jonesboro, Ark.