Bears to host La. Tech

A former Wampus Cat star will return to Conway on Wednesday as the University of Central Arkansas Bears host Louisiana Tech at the Farris Center.

Conway’s Kenyon McNeail is a guard for the Bulldogs (1-1). He has averaged 5.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in the first two games. Terry Tidwell, another former CHS player, plays for the Bears (1-1).

The contest is a return game from a BracketBusters game last season.

It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Farris Center.

Four Hendrix men receive soccer honors

The Hendrix College men’s soccer team had four players named to the All-Southern Athletic Association teams on Tuesday.

Sophomore midfielder Jacob Pierce and freshman defender Spencer Holt were selected to the second team, and junior defender Greg Gandy and sophomore goalkeeper Marco Luna were honorable mentions.

Pierce, from Fulton, Mo., tied for sixth in the SAA with eight goals and had one assist. He also scored three game-winning goals.

Holt, from Alexandria, La., scored one goal and recorded two assists. He also helped contribute to four shutouts as a center back.

Gandy, from Little Rock, tied for the team lead with three assists and contributed to four shuouts as a defender.

Luna, of Guatemala City, Guatemala, ranked second in the SAA with 92 saves and was third with a .793 save percentage. He recorded a 1.50 goals-against-average and had four shutouts to his credit.

Conway’s Hight gets SAA honor

Three women’s soccer players from Hendrix College, including Kacey Hight of Conway, have been named to the All Southern Athletic Association team.

Sophomore midfielder Samantha Lallas was selected to the first team, while Kacey Hight, a junior, and freshman defender Ashley Baker were honorable mentions.

Lallas, from Northbrook, Ill., ranked fourth in the SAA with 10 goals, seven assists and 27 points. She led the Warriors in all three categories, while playing just 13 games, and recorded one game-winning goal.

Hight recorded two assists and helped contribute to three shutouts at center back.

Baker, from Maumelle, also helped contribute to three shutouts in the backfield for the Warriors.