3 UAM football players are D2CCA All-Region picks

  UAM football players, Jalen Tolliver, Jeremy Jackson, and Christian Jefferson, have been named to All-Super Region 3 teams. Jalen Tolliver earned himself a First-Team All-Super Region 3 pick after his incredible season while Jackson and Jefferson were both Second-Team All-Super Region 3 selections on the defensive side of the ball. Tolliver, a senior from Rayville, Louisiana, was also the Great American Conference Offensive Player of the Year and a unanimous All-GAC First Team pick. … Continued

UAM defeats Southern Nazarene at home

The University of Arkansas at Monticello defeated Southern Nazarene University, 35-23, Saturday at home. UAM improved its record to 5-3 while while SNU drops to 3-5. The Weevils struck first with a 26-yard touchdown through the air from Cole Sears to Trevon Smith for the early 7-0 lead. SNU answered with a short rushing touchdown to tie the game at 7-7 before Sears connected with tight-end Austin Harris for the 14 yard score, giving the … Continued

UAM defeats Okla. Baptist, 64-21

The University of Arkansas at Monticello defeated Oklahoma Baptist, 64-21, in a Saturday afternoon road game in Shawnee, Oklahoma. The Weevils improve to 4-3 while Oklahoma Baptist falls to 0-7. “All around team effort today,” said head football coach Hud Jackson. “Was worried coming off a big win over Tech, but maturity on this team showed today. Very proud of the effort, and lots of players got some quality reps today. Got to build on … Continued

UAM upsets Arkansas Tech

The University of Arkansas at Monticello upset No. 24 Arkansas Tech, 46-45, Saturday at home. UAM improves its record to 3-3 while Arkansas Tech falls to 4-2. UAM senior wide-receiver, Jalen Tolliver broke the UAM record for most receiving yards in a career with a total of 2,742. The previous career record of 2,646 was set during the 1995-96 season by Anthony Giovingo. Arkansas Tech struck first with a 24-yard passing touchdown at 11:03 in … Continued

UAM Sports Hall of Fame

Four All-Americans in three different sports and an Arkansas high school coaching legend have been selected for induction to the University of Arkansas at Monticello Sports Hall of Fame. Softball All-American Kayla Jackson, football All-Americans Tommy Graf and Melvin Patrick, basketball All-American Carolyn Boatman, and the late Dave Williams, one of the most successful high school football coaches in the state’s history, comprise the Hall of Fame’s class of 2017. Becky Phillips, long-time faculty athletic … Continued

UAM Sports Fan Day set for August 26

Ryburn Motor Company and Commercial Bank are partnering with the University of Arkansas at Monticello for the fifth consecutive year to host the UAM Sports Fan Day set for Saturday, Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the lot at Ryburn Motors on Highway 425 South in Monticello. Coaches, student-athletes and staff from all of UAM’s intercollegiate teams, as well as the UAM cheerleaders and mascots, will participate in the event. Fan Day … Continued

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