UAM Basketball is NCAA, Division II Program of the Year

The University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s basketball team was named the NCAA Division II Program of the Year, Thursday afternoon by the Arkansas Basketball Coaches Association. Arkansas-Monticello earned the award from the ArBCA after finishing the 2016-17 season with a 23-7 (17-5 GAC) overall record, with a share of the Great American Conference regular season title, and finishing as the runner-up in the GAC Championship Tournament. UAM then advanced on into the NCAA Tournament … Continued

Chambers, Moser earn Natural State Baseball honors

Two University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball players earned two honorable mention selections to the 2017 All-Arkansas Collegiate Team. Pitchers Braden Chambers, and Dawson Moser earned honorable mention picks after helping lead the Weevils to a 33-21 (22-11 GAC) record, the 2017 Great American Conference Tournament Championship, and advancing into the NCAA Central Regional Tournament for the second consecutive season. Chambers, a junior from Fordyce, finished the year with a team high 10-3 record in … Continued

UAM inks 5 new signees to men’s basketball team

The University of Arkansas at Monticello has inked five new basketball ┬ásignees, head basketball coach Kyle Tolin announced. “We are excited about adding five new players to our roster,” said head coach Kyle Tolin. “Just like every year, you try and make things better and that is what our goal was in recruiting. Coach (Justin) Newton and myself have worked extremely hard to find the right fit of guys for the UAM basketball program. We … Continued

UAM eliminated from NCAA Regional by Minnesota State

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team was taken down by number two seed Minnesota State Saturday night. The final score was 6-5. UAM (33-21) found its way onto the scoreboard first against the Mavericks of MSU (46-10) in the bottom of the second inning after an Alex Smith sacrifice fly to center field brought in Andres Rios for the 1-0 advantage. The Mavericks took a 2-1 lead heading into the bottom of the … Continued

UAM tops SAU to advance in NCAA Central Regional

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated number five seed, and GAC rival Southern Arkansas, 5-4, Friday afternoon to advance in the NCAA Central Regional. The Weevils (33-20) scored first on an Austin Brakebill single through the right side of the field in the second inning, which saw Guy Halbert cross the plate for the 1-0 lead over the┬áMuleriders of SAU (39-16) Arkansas- Monticello extended its lead to 3-0 in the bottom of … Continued

Weevils to face SAU Friday after falling to Emporia State

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team was taken down 10-8 in its opening match-up of the 2017 NCAA Central Regional by No. 1 seed Emporia State. Arkansas-Monticello (32-20) struggled out of the gate against the Hornets of ESU (42-11), allowing seven unanswered runs through the first three innings of play. UAM got onto the scoreboard in the top of the fourth after an Andres Rios sacrifice fly to right field brought home Brian … Continued

UAM to face Emporia State in NCAA Regional

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team will take on No. 1 seed Emporia State Thursday in the NCAA Central Regional in Emporia, Kansas at Glennen Field at Trusler Sports Complex. THIS WEEK’S SCHEDULE – NCAA CENTRAL REGIONAL (Emporia, Kansas) Thursday, May 18 10:00 a.m. Game #3 Minnesota State vs. Central Oklahoma 1:15 p.m. Game #2 Lindenwood vs. Southern Arkansas 4:30 p.m. Game #1 Emporia State vs. Ark.-Monticello 7:45 p.m. Game #4 St. Cloud … Continued

UAM wins back-to-back GAC titles

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated Henderson State, 6-1, in the GAC Championship game Sunday afternoon. This contest was a rematch of the Great American Conference title game a year ago as UAM (32-19) took on the Reddies of HSU (32-21) in another championship bout. The Weevils took a 3-0 lead after the second inning of play with RBI hits from Austin Brakebill, Lathan McFadden, and Brian Ray. Henderson State was able … Continued

UAM looks to defend title, defeats Henderson

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team took down number four seed Henderson State in the GAC Championship Tournament Final Four round, by a score of 11-2, and advanced to the GAC title game. Arkansas-Monticello (31-19) jumped onto the board first in the bottom half of the opening inning of play against the Reddies of Henderson State (31-20), after a Sean Wagner ground out saw one run cross the plate. The Weevils opened up … Continued

UAM powers past Arkansas Tech in GAC tournament

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated No. 2 seeded Arkansas Tech, 7-3, Thursday in the first game of the GAC Championship Tournament Final Four round. The match-up, which had been shifted over to the campus of Ouachita Baptist University due to incoming inclement weather, saw the Weevils (30-19) on the scoreboard first in the top of the first inning with a Brady Weiss sacrifice fly to left field. UAM extended its lead … Continued