UAM wins 11-inning battle in Game 1 of GAC tournament

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team took game one, 7-6, in the opening round series in the Great American Conference Tournament against Southeastern Oklahoma State. Game one of this best of three GAC post-season series featured the Weevils (28-19, 22-11 GAC) gaining the early 1-0 advantage over the Savage Storm of SOSU (16-28-1, 13-17 GAC) with a Brady Weiss solo home run in the bottom of the first inning. Southeastern took a 3-1 … Continued

UAM lands 7 All-GAC selections

University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball student-athletes Andres Rios, Sean Wagner, Brian Ray, Grant Black, Kris Brown, Dawson Moser, and Nick Piraino all earned GAC all conference selections. Rios, a junior from San Diego, California, was selected as a First-Team All-GAC second basemen after finishing the regular season with a .321 batting average, which led all GAC regular second basemen, and started in all 46 games during the year for the Weevils. Andres also provided … Continued

Johnson selected to compete in NCAA Central Regional

University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golfer Lauren Johnson has been selected to compete in the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships at the Central Super Regional. Johnson qualified as the No. 5 individual for the Central Region Championship Tournament, which will be held on May 8-10 at the Minnehaha Country Club in Sioux Falls, South Dakota with Augustana University serving as the host. This is the second time in school history to have national … Continued

Tribute to Alvy Early

Alvy Early was honored Saturday for becoming the winningest college coach in Arkansas history – in all sports and all divisions. Early, currently the head coach of the University of Arkansas at Monticello Softball team, recorded his 1,162 career victory as a head coach on April 8, breaking a record set by former University of Arkansas Razorback head baseball coach Norm DeBriyn who had 1,161 wins. Early complied victories for Arkansas-Monticello beginning in 1979 as … Continued

UAM defeats SAU in regular season finale

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team defeated Southern Arkansas University 15-4 on Saturday in the final GAC regular season match-up of the year. After dropping the first two games of the 3-game series, Arkansas-Monticello (27-19, 22-11 GAC) scored in the opening inning on a Brady Weiss sacrifice fly to center, which brought home Nick Piraino. The Weevils added an additional run in the third with an Andres Rios sac fly to left which … Continued

UAM splits doublheader against Harding

The University of Arkansas at Monticello baseball team split a Great American Conference doubleheader against Harding University Monday afternoon in Searcy. Game one of the day for Arkansas-Monticello (26-16, 21-9 GAC) against the Bisons of HU (19-25, 13-17 GAC) featured the Weevils on the scoreboard first in the opening inning after Brady Weiss knocked in Nick Piraino for the early 1-0 lead. Drake Rowton followed with a two-run home run in the second inning, giving … Continued

UAM softball team splits doubleheader with No. 2 Harding

The University of Arkansas at Monticello softball team split a doubleheader against No.2 ranked Harding University in a GAC doubleheader at Blossoms Field with a win of 4-0, and a loss at 12-3. The opening match-up for UAM (32-18, 25-13 GAC) against Harding (46-6, 36-4 GAC) saw the Blossoms on the board in the first inning with a Maranda Clendenin double to center field which brought home McKenzie Rice. Arkansas-Monticello added to its lead in … Continued

Johnson, Rydeberg selected to All-GAC Team

University of Arkansas at Monticello women’s golfers Lauren Johnson and Frida Rydberg have earned their third straight selection to the All-Great American Conference team. Johnson was named as a second-team selection, and Rydberg earned a honorable mention pick. Johnson, a senior from Dewitt, has led the Arkansas-Monticello women’s golf team in every competition thus far in the spring season with finishes of second, third, fifth, and seventh. Johnson’s best event this spring was at the … Continued

Kinley Lee named to ALL-GAC Second Team

University of Arkansas at Monticello men’s golfer Kinley Lee was selected to the All-Great American Conference Second-Team. Lee, a sophomore from Clyde, Texas, led the UAM men’s golf team this spring at the Southern Bancorp Invitational played in Mountain Home where he recorded an overall score of 222 (75, 74, 73) to tie for eighth place. Lee also led Arkansas-Monticello during the fall season with third and fourth place finishes. His best tournament from the … Continued