NAIA Scholar Athletes
Congratulations to Bethany Chew (cross country), Matt McKenzie (cross country), and Kelly Plach (volleyball) for receiving NAIA Scholar Athlete honors this fall. To earn the award, the varsity athlete must be at least a third-year student and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Chew McKenzie Plach
Sarah Pollmann is Conference Champion!
Second-year women's cross country runner Sarah Pollmann won the 2013 KIAC Women's Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 9. She finished the 5K race in 20:11, qualifying for the NAIA Championships on Nov. 23 in Lawrence, Kan. She is the second individual cross country runner in STLCOP history to win the conference meet. At nationals, she ran a 5K PR of 19:43 and finished 167th of 319 runners.
Menckowski Scores 1,000 Points
In the first game of his last season of eligibility, fifth-year guard Shawn Menckowski joined STLCOP's "1,000 Point Club" on Friday, Nov. 1, at the STLCOP men's basketball "Tip-Off Classic" in the Pillbox. He became the 11th STLCOP player to join the "club" and the first one to do so since 2009.
Upcoming Athletic Events
Friday, Jan. 17
6:00pm - Women's Basketball vs. Alice Lloyd College at Asbury University
8:00pm - Men's Basketball vs. Alice Lloyd College at Asbury University
Saturday, Jan. 18
2:00pm - Women's Basketball at Asbury University
4:00pm - Men's Basketball at Asbury University
Sunday, Jan. 19
1:00pm - Women's Basketball at Brescia University
3:00pm - Men's Basketball at Brescia University
David Baker is the head coach for the Eutectic indoor and outdoor track and field teams. Practice begins when classes resume in January. The four to five meets during the season are held mostly on weekends. The season concludes in April with the KIAC Championship Meet.
STLCOP Teams Take Second at KIAC
Noble and Baker Named Athlete and Coach of the Year
|STLCOP Conference Champions:
Jordan Robertson, Grace Noble, Clinton Washington,
Bethany Chew, Brian Pankey, and Zach Wainwright
The STLCOP men's and women's track and field teams brought home second place trophies along with the Women's Coach of the Year and Women's Athlete of the Year awards from the KIAC Championship meet on Saturday, April 27, in Berea, Ky.
With just 10 athletes competing, the Eutectic women's team scored 119 points in the meet, finishing second (of six teams) behind Berea College. First-year sprinter/jumper Grace Noble scored 46 points on her own - more points than any other female athlete at the meet- to become the KIAC Female Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Noble earned the conference champion title in the 100m (13.09), and took second place in six other events including the 200m (27.69), 400m (1:09.68), 4x100m Relay, 4x400m Relay, Long Jump (4.61m/15-01.5), and Triple Jump (9.54m/31-03.5).