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Tue, May. 5, 2015 at 3:10 PM - [Men's Golf] - Viewed 57 times
AMC Men's Golf Player of the Year David Houlding
AMC Men's Golf Player of the Year David Houlding

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - William Woods University only claimed a nine-shot lead through the first round of the 2015 AMC Men's Golf Championship, but the Owls used a 14-shot advantage in the third and final round Tuesday, claiming a spot in the 2015 NAIA Men's Golf National Championship by winning the AMC title in 886 (296-297-293).

The Owls were led by tournament champion Billy McKenzie, earning Barry Doty the league's Coach of the Year award after also winning the women's award last week in Eugene, Missouri. The AMC also announced its all-conference team, which includes Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors, all to players from William Woods.

Tue, May. 5, 2015 at 2:50 PM - [Baseball] - Viewed 436 times
Missouri Baptist's Orlando Olivera is the AMC Player of the Year.
Missouri Baptist's Orlando Olivera is the AMC Player of the Year.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Missouri Baptist University's come-from-behind effort out of the elimination bracket resulted in a tournament championship and an automatic bid to the 2015 NAIA World Series Opening Round, and following the AMC Tournament in Springfield, Illinois, the American Midwest Conference announced its 2015 AMC Baseball All-Conference teams, headlined by AMC Player of the Year Orlando Olivera, who led his team to the tournament title.

In all, the American Midwest Conference recognized seven specialty awards, nine Gold Glove winners, 18 first-team all-conference selections, and 48 honorees on the honorable mention team. The AMC would also like to thank Benedictine University at Springfield, in its last year as an AMC member, for hosting the baseball tournament since the 2012 season.
 

Tue, May. 5, 2015 at 12:15 PM - [Baseball] - Viewed 45 times
Stewart, led the AMC tournament with eight RBI
Stewart, led the AMC tournament with eight RBI

FULTON, Mo. – After leading the No. 25 ranked William Woods University baseball team throughout the 2015 American Midwest Conference Tournament, the Owls senior centerfielder Cody Stewart was named AMC Baseball Player of the Week, announced by the AMC on Monday.

Tue, May. 5, 2015 at 10:35 AM - [Softball] - Viewed 30 times
Britannee Willard earned the AMC's final Softball Player of the Week award in 2015 on a 13-game hit streak.
Britannee Willard earned the AMC's final Softball Player of the Week award in 2015 on a 13-game hit streak.

 Sophomore center fielder Britanee Willard was named the American Midwest Conference Softball Player of the Week on Monday, May 4.

The Gardner, Kan. native was named to the 2015 AMC Softball All-Conference First-Team on May 1 for the first time, this is also her first time earning Player of the Week honors. 

"Britanee can do it all," said head Park softball coach Amy Reif. "She can bunt for a base hit, put it over the fence and she's quick on the base path. She was big in the leadoff spot for us in the tournament and all year."

Tue, May. 5, 2015 at 10:20 AM - [Softball] - Viewed 13 times
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Columbia, Mo. – Columbia College sophomore pitcher Paxton Welch was named the American Midwest Conference pitcher of the Week for the third time this season after leading her team to the AMC Conference Championship on Friday afternoon.

 
 

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