Heathscott, Martin gain All-SCAC honors


A pair of seniors from Conway were Hendrix College’s representatives on the All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball teams. Guard Ammon Martin was selected to the third team, while center Nick Heathscott was an honorable mention.


Martin was the Warriors’ leading scorer and was seventh in the league at 13.5 rebounds per game. He also ranked sixth in the SCAC in assists (3.6), sixth in steals (1.6) and 16th in rebounds (5.0). Martin netted 324 points, 121 rebounds, 87 assists, 39 steals and 15 blocked shots this season.


Heathscott, who was an All-SCAC Second Team selection the past two seasons, ranked eighth in the league with 13.3 points per game and 11th at 5.9 rebounds. He also shot 75.3 percent from the free throw line, the eighth best mark in the conference. For the year, Heathscott scored 543 points, grabbed 123 rebounds and shot 48.8 percent from the field.


Sophomore forward Jamie Tate was named to the second team, while senior guard Anna Roane was an honorable mention.


Tate, from Nashville, Tenn., led the league and was sixth in the nation with 13.7 rebounds per game. Tate also had a record-setting game of 29 rebounds at Austin College on Jan. 8.


Bears complete SIU-Edwardsville sweep


The University of Central Arkansas Bears had two four-run innings on Sunday to beat the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars 10-4 in nonconference action at Bear Stadium.


The victory completed the weekend sweep for the Bears (3-3), who had at least 10 hits in all three games. UCA finished with 10 hits Sunday, with sophomore center fielder Jonathan Davis going 3 for 5 with four RBI, including a three-run double in the sixth inning. Blake Marchal and Doug Votolato had two hits each, while Forestt Allday contributed three RBI.


UCA plays at Oral Roberts on Tuesday before returning home for a weekend series with Murray State.