Recognition celebration set for UAM basketball team

The University of Arkansas at Monticello athletic department on March 28 will host a celebration recognizing the UAM men’s basketball team for its accomplishments this past season. The celebration will be held at the Monticello Country Club at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 and is free and open to the public. The public is encouraged to attend the event and congratulate the 2017 Great American Conference Regular Season Champions and their coaches for their … Continued

UAM gets road win over Arkansas Tech

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team took down Arkansas Tech, 5-2, on the road Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference match-up. Arkansas-Monticello (15-10) got onto the board first in the top of the third inning after a Sean Wagner single up the middle brought in two runs to the Weevil advantage. Despite allowing one run in the fourth, UAM responded with a Brian Ray RBI single to left, and Brady Weiss drew a bases … Continued

Grant Black selected as GAC Pitcher of the Week

University of Arkansas at Monticello pitcher Grant Black has been selected as the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week after leading the Weevils to a 3-0 series sweep of NWOSU. Black, a senior from Newport, kicked off the weekend series against the Rangers of Northwestern Oklahoma State, throwing a complete game shutout, allowing four hits, one walk, and striking out nine to earn the 9-0 win in the first game one of the series. … Continued

UAM earns series sweep over NWOSU

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated Great American Conference opponent Northwestern Oklahoma State, 9-5, Saturday to sweep the 3-game series. The Weevils (14-10, 11-4 GAC) scored first in the final game of the series against Northwestern Oklahoma State (8-18, 3-12 GAC) in the second inning as Nick Piraino lined one up the middle to bring in two runs to give UAM the early lead. UAM allowed two runs in the top of … Continued

UAM roughs up NWOSU

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team took two games from Great American Conference opponent Northwestern Oklahoma State Friday afternoon at Weevils Field with final scores of 9-0, and 6-1. Arkansas-Monticello (13-10, 10-4 GAC) jumped on the board first against the Rangers of NWOSU (8-17, 3-11 GAC) in the third inning of game one with four total runs behind singles from both Alex Smith, and Gentry Ford. Andres Rios extended that home lead out … Continued

UAM opens spring season at Dave Falconer Classic

The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s golf team began the 2017 spring season at the Dave Falconer Classic in Danville where they finished 12th overall out of 16 teams. Freshman Stephane Perrin led UAM in the tournament with an overall score of 148 (72-76) on the day and placed in a tie for 21st overall. Fellow freshman Wilson Powell shot a 155 (79-76) combined to finish in a tie for 54th, Jeffrey Whitson shot … Continued

UAM’s Derylton Hill selected to CCA Central Region Second Team

University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball student-athlete Derylton Hill was selected to the D2 Conference Commissioner’s Central Region Second Team, announced Monday after his stellar 2016-2017 season. Hill, a junior from Palm Bay, Florida, was also selected as the Great American Conference Newcomer of the Year, and earned a First-Team All-GAC selection as well. Hill led the Weevils in multiple categories including points per game (16.8), rebounds per game (7.1), field goal percentage (58 … Continued

Oklahoma Baptist sweeps UAM in doubleheader

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team was swept in a Great American Conference doubleheader Monday afternoon by Oklahoma Baptist on the road by final scores of 6-5, and 7-6. The Weevils (11-10, 8-4 GAC) allowed two first inning runs to the Bison of OBU (11-9, 6-6 GAC) in game one of two, but UAM would quickly find an answer back later in the third inning. Arkansas-Monticello scored three runs in the inning, those … Continued

UAM basketball concludes season

The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team was taken down by Augustana University 76-69 in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament. The Weevils (23-7) held a six-point lead over the Vikings of Augustana (24-8) at 43-37 at halftime, but the Vikings overtook UAM after a 27-10 run to open the second half of play. Despite Arkansas-Monticello creating a run of its own late in the game, Augustana held … Continued

UAM – Oklahoma Baptist series moved to Sunday, Monday

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team will travel to Shawnee, Oklahoma this weekend to play Oklahoma Baptist in a three-game GAC series. The games,¬†originally scheduled for Friday and Saturday, have been moved to Sunday and Monday due to the possibility of inclement weather moving in around Shawnee, Oklahoma. The Weevils will face the Bison in a single game on Sunday at 2 p.m. and wrap up the series with a doubleheader on Monday … Continued