Desi Sills dropped 15 points, with 9 in the second half, but the Arkansas State men’s basketball team could not overcome a hot-shooting Morehead State team, falling 75-51 Friday night at First National Bank Arena.
Two days before Thanksgiving, all 11 players who saw the floor for the Arkansas State women’s basketball team managed to get a piece of the pie in a 95-49 victory over University of the Ozarks at First National Bank Arena.
A dominant night in the post by Trinitee Jackson paved the way for a road triumph at the Show Me Center, lifting the Arkansas State women’s basketball team to a 73-65 win at Southeast Missouri Monday night.
Just over a week after shattering the school record in the men’s 10K, Arkansas State’s Lexington Hilton broke his own mark on Saturday with a time of 30:13.0 at the NCAA Cross Country Championships at the Apalachee Regional Park.
Freshman forward Norchad Omier scored a game-high 18 points while posting his second double-double this year, and sophomore guard Caleb Fields added a season-best 16 points to lead the Arkansas State men’s basketball team to a 72-60 road victory.
First Team All-Sun Belt Conference selection Macey Putt posted a team-high 14 kills for the Red Wolves, while sophomore Brianna Hollingshed added nine and finished with a .750 hitting percentage. Defensively, SBC Libero of the Year Tatum Ticknor recorded a team-best 18 digs.
He becomes the second straight A-State runner to qualify for the national meet after Bennett Pascoe did so by winning the Sun Belt Conference individual crown last season. He is the fourth qualifier for the NCAA Cross Country Championships in program history, men and women combined.
The Grapevine, Texas, native added that laurel to a First Team All-Sun Belt Conference honor in the league’s 2021 volleyball awards, becoming the first A-State player to earn one of the league’s Player of the Year honors since Carlisa May in 2018.
Arkansas State junior kicker Blake Grupe was named the Sun Belt Conference Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday after breaking the school record for career field goals made on a game-winning 42-yard field goal with 1:17 remaining during the Red Wolves’ 27-24 victory at ULM.
Battling injuries this fall, the Arkansas State women’s bowling team finished fourth at the Ladyjack Classic Sunday to close the fall portion of the 2021-22 schedule with top four finishes in each of the three events.
Arkansas State garnered the West No. 4 seed in the 12-team field and will take the court at approximately 2:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, facing East No. 5 seed Georgia State at the Foley Sports Tourism Complex in Foley, Ala.
Blake Grupe drilled a 42-yard go-ahead field goal with 1:17 to go and a Samy Johnson interception with 20 seconds remaining propelled the Arkansas State football team to a 27-24 win over ULM Saturday at Malone Stadium.
All games previously scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 24, will shift to Wednesday, Feb. 23. All games previously scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 26, will move to Friday, Feb. 25, and will be in consideration for the Sun Belt’s ESPN2 broadcast.
Macey Putt led all players with 23 kills to go along with 7 digs and 4 blocks, as four A-State players notched double-digit kills. Elise Wilcox and Brianna Hollingshed both recorded 11 kills while Josie Stanford recorded 10. Hollingshed also added 3 blocks and only had one error in 17 attacks for a .588 hitting percentage.
Freshman Lauryn Pendleton led the way for A-State (1-0), scoring a team-high 19 points with 9 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals to go along with zero turnovers. The Little Rock native was one of four double-figure scorers and handed out the most assists by a Red Wolf since Feb. 20, 2016 (Aundrea Gamble, 11).
Another strong pitching outing, combined with three runs driven in by Mickey Coyne lifted Team George to a 3-0 victory to clinch the Arkansas State baseball Fall World Series Sunday afternoon at Tomlinson Stadium-Kell Field.
A third-set comeback fell just short of extending the match Sunday for the Arkansas State volleyball team, which dropped a 3-0 decision to Texas State at Strahan Arena in its penultimate match of the regular season.