FULTON, Mo.- The No. 3 ranked William Woods women's golf team closed out their day one at Nationals with a 316 (+28), led by freshman Alejandra Ferrer.
Ferrer has been a bright spot for the Owls after round one play, as the freshman started off slow bogeying four of her first five holes on the back nine. Ferrer, then was able to par holes 13 and 14 before scoring back-to-back birdies on holes 17 and 18, heading to the clubhouse at +2. She then scored a birdie on the par four first hole, moving to +1 and near the top of the leaderboard. Alejandra was able to par holes two, five, six, eight and nine but suffered bogeys on holes three, four and seven ending her day with a respectable 76 (+4).
Claremore, Okla. – The sixth ranked Williams Baptist College softball squad came into Wednesday with its back against the wall, needing two wins to advance to the NAIA National Championship Round. With solid pitching, defense and timely hitting the Lady Eagles obliged by beating bracket host Rogers State twice, 4-1 and 3-0.
Claremore, Okla. – The sixth ranked Williams Baptist College softball squad beat Central Methodist University 7-4 to advance to the NAIA opening round championship games. The win followed a 5-4 extra inning loss to host Rogers State University. The loss was WBC's first in the double-elimination opening round being played at Claremore, Okla.
KINGSPORT, Tenn. – For the first time in Missouri Baptist University baseball history, the Spartans will head to the Avista-NAIA World Series after outlasting Tennessee Wesleyan in a 19-inning marathon on Monday afternoon, 4-3.
Alton, Ill. - The American Midwest Conference (AMC) women's golf championships were held the past two days at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course. Williams Woods University took home the team championship with an overall score of 620 (+44) in two rounds of play and will advance to the NAIA National Championships. (Link to results)
Owls freshman Myriam Hassan claimed the individual championship as well after posting a two-day score 151 (76-75, +7). Alejandra Ferrer (78-75, +9) and Jamie Palermo (78-79, +13) followed in second and third place respectively. Lindsey Johnson (81-78, +15) and Jodie Peacock (81-86, +23) rounded out the scoring for William Woods, finishing fifth and sixth overall respectively.
AMC newcomer Lyon College came in second with a score 713 (+137), led by Kaitlyn Duncan (85-84, +25) in seventh place individually. Emily Johnson (+33), Bobie Jo Cooper (+35), and Laura Winters (+44) also competed for the Scots.
Hannibal-LaGrange University qualified for third, finishing just behind Lyon with a score of 716 (+140). The Trojans were led Lorena Alvarez (91-83, +30), who finished in a tie for ninth. Alicia Andres (+35), Kendra Beaver (+37), and Brittany Ernst (+38) were Hannibal-LaGrange's other participants.