Sports Digest

Heres the latest Wildcat sports results courtesy of John Schild, sports information director

The Culver-Stockton College bowling teams tuned up for the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships by participating in the Columbia 300 Hoosier Classic at the Western Bowl in Indianapolis, Ind., Saturday and Sunday.

The women’s team bowled well in the six team games Saturday, finishing with 5,364 total pins (897.1 pins per game) and sat in 35th place after the first day. However, C-SC struggled in the baker round Sunday with just 2,447 total pins (152.9 pins per game) to finish with 7,811 total pins for the two days and slipping six spots to 40th overall for the tournament.

The Culver-Stockton College men’s volleyball team earned its first victory in nearly a year with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-15 victory over Lincoln College Saturday afternoon at Jack D. Nutt Arena in Lincoln, Ill.

The Wildcats had lost 24 consecutive matches dating back to last season. Their last victories came at the Lincoln Tournament when they won back-to-back matches against Lawrence Tech (Mich.) and Judson (Ill.) on Feb. 16, 2019.

The Culver-Stockton College men’s basketball team tied its season high with 14 3-pointers but it wasn’t enough in a 92-86 loss at Evangel University Saturday afternoon at the Ashcroft Center in Springfield, Mo.

The Wildcats, who trailed 43-34 at the intermission, shot a blistering 57 percent in the second half including 61 percent (11-18) from the beyond the arc. The catalyst was Thaddeus Newby, who knocked down six of his seven treys and scored 23 of his team-high 28 points in the second half.

For the second time this week, the Culver-Stockton College women’s basketball team could not hold onto a halftime lead and dropped a Heart of America Athletic Conference game on the road.

The Wildcats shot 58 percent from the field in building a 45-41 lead at Evangel University Saturday afternoon in Springfield, Mo. However, C-SC cooled off considerably in the second half, connecting on just 28 percent of its attempts, in an 89-75 loss to the Crusaders inside the Ashcroft Center