The University of Central Arkansas volleyball team(14-2, 3-1) turned in one of their best all-round performances on the season Saturday, hitting .305 while limiting Northwestern State (6-12, 1-2) to an .020 hitting percentage for a 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 sweep at the Prince Center.
For the day, Hailey Tippett hit .342 while turning in a match-high 19 kills to go along with nine digs, and two blocks, while Abbie Harry and Samantha Anderson each added six kills. Elizabeth Armstrong handed out a match-high 28 assists.
UCA women’s soccer
At Abilene, Texas, Alex Moore chipped a shot into the goal in the 87th minute to give the UCA women’s soccer team (6-6, 3-1) a 2-1 victory over Abilene Christian (4-7, 2-2).
Autumn Schwartz scored the goal for the Bears.
UCA cross country
At Fayetteville, the University of Central Arkansas women finished seventh and the men ninth in the College Division I at the Arkansas Chile Pepper Festival on Saturday at Agri Park.
UCA’s women scored 175 points to finish seventh out of 10 Division I teams. Junior Taylor Dunn was UCA’s top finisher in 19th place with a time of 18:08.4 over the 5K course. Sophomore Erin Woodward was 36th in 18:39.0, followed by freshman Charlotte Blair in 43rd (18:51.1), senior Sara Shaw in 46th (18:55.1), senior Abby Foreman in 52nd (19:03.1), junior Alejandra Ruiz in 66th (19:31.7) and senior Layne Sargeson in 67th (19:31.9).
On the men’s side, UCA scored 204 points to finish ninth our of 11 Division I teams. Junior Markus Schweikert led the Bears’ charge with a 27th-place finish, running a time of 31:48.2 over the 10K course. Junior Brant Cook was close behind in 28th place (31:52.1), followed by senior Preston Borg in 36th (32:06.7), junior Julien Jeandree in 41st (32:16.6), junior Brock Collins in 79th (34:10.5) and sophomore Anthony Rono in 83rd (34:47.3).
On Garrison Court on Saturday, Birmingham-Southern lost the first two sets came from behind after losing the first two sets to defeat he Hendrix volleyball team, 3-2.
Amber Melcher who registered 46 assists. for the Warriors, 6-9, 3-2. Lauren Dwyer added 35 digs in the five set loss.
The Warriors have another home match Sunday afternoon against Millsaps.
Hendrix women’s soccer
Hendrix (5-5, 1-0) defeated Millsaps (0-8-1, 0-2) in women’s soccer, 2-0, Friday night.
Macie Stutltz and Hagan Griffith scored for Hendrix.
Millsaps won the men’s match, 2-1, in overtime. Chase Beeler scored for the Warriors.
CBC women’s soccer
At Columbia, Mo., Saturday, the Central Baptist College women’s soccer team (0-10-1, 0-4-1) played to a 0-0 tie with Stephens College (4-5-2, 2-3-1) in double overtime.