The University of Central Arkansas women's golf team finished 15th on Tuesday at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Tournament played at the UNM Championship Course.

UCA shot rounds of 305-298-313 for a 916 total in its first tournament of the fall season. 

UCA senior Emma Svensson tied for 47th place with rounds of 76-72-76_224.

Freshman Tania Nunez tied for 59th (73-75-79_227), while freshman Karley Whittington tied for 73rd (77-75-80_232).

Freshman Elin Kumlin tied for 75th (79-76-78_233) and freshman Gracen Blount tied for 89th (80-77-85_242).

Kent State won the tournament at 58, followed by Pepperdine (863), San Diego State (866), Northwestern (867), New Mexico (868), Colorado and UC Davis (874), UNLV and California (879), Iowa State and Idaho (885), Washington State (886), Iowa (909), New Mexico State (912), UCA (916) and Fresno State (917 ).

UCA plays next at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Sept. 24-25 in Vail, Colorado.

CBC men’s soccer loses rematch of AMC title game to No. 20 Columbia

In a rematch of last year’s American Midwest Conference Championship Game, in the same venue where it took place, CBC men’s soccer played the No. 20 Columbia Cougars.

CBC limited Columbia to just five shots on goal, but the Cougars scored one in each half and beat the Mustangs 2-0.

CBC was unable to get a shot against the Cougars defense.

Andrew Montoya made three saves after setting a new single-game shooting record with 17 in the last game.

The Mustangs return home on Saturday for their first AMC game of the season at Centennial Soccer Complex against St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m.

CBC women’s soccer falls to No. 15 Columbia

Playing in their AMC opener, CBC was on the road Tuesday, taking on the No. 15 Columbia Cougars.

CBC played solidly on defense in the second half, but Columbia scored four first half goals en route to a 6-0 win.

Marcela Bueno had the lone shot, which was on goal for the Mustangs.

Sara Calzada made 12 saves in the match, her most this season.

CBC returns home Saturday for their AMC home opener against St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Conway sweeps Fort Smith Northside

The Conway Lady Cats beat Northside on straight sets Tuesday in a seemingly one-sided affair.

The Lady Cats improved their record to 9-4 and 3-1 in the 7A Central when it swept 25-11, 25-12 and 25-12.

Satera Scott registered four aces and had 13 kills, while Emma Begley finished with one block.

Matti Fairchild recorded 19 digs and Madison Lovell led with 19 assists.

Conway travels Thursday to Little Rock to take on Central.

Greenbrier improves record to 10-3-1 on season after Beebe win

The Panthers beat the Badgers in four sets, winning 25-16, 25-18, 20-25 and 25-11.

Greenbrier will host Alma on Thursday.

Vilonia fell to Russellville on Tuesday

The Eagles struggled against Russellville, losing in four sets.

Vilonia looked like it had its sights set on a win against the Cyclones with a 25-19 win in the first set, but that was all they would win on the night when Russellville responded with three straight set wins, starting with a 25-18, 25-19 and 25-22.

The Eagles will travel Thursday to Siloam Springs.

CCS drops match in three sets against CMS

The Conway Christian Lady Eagles lost in four sets to Cutter-Morning Star on Tuesday.

CCS dropped the first two sets 25-17 and 25-23 before winning the third set 25-14.

In the final set, the Eagles were fighting to force the match into a fifth and final set, pushing the fourth set in extra points but couldn’t overcome CMS, dropping the set 29-27.

CCS will have a bit of a wait before its next match when it hosts Harmony Grove on Sept. 18.

St. Joseph wins in straight sets against Rose Bud

The Bulldogs looked like their competition wasn’t up to par with a 25-13, 25-16 and 25-7 win over Rose Bud on Tuesday.

Alexis Roach and Emily Briggler led with eight kills each, Savannah Mooney recorded four aces, while Bailee Atkinson finished with 18 assists.

“We have to stay focused and find ways to improve,” coach Luke Davis said. “We are a long ways away from reaching our potential.”

St. Joseph will host Quitman on Thursday.