Tiger Fall Sports

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Tiger Volleyball player Mallory Sanders has been named the American Southwest Conference Freshman of the Year.

Tiger Volleyball player Mallory Sanders has been named the American Southwest Conference Freshman of the Year.

Fall sports at ETBU have brought excitement to the campus because of the great things the student/athletes are accomplishing.

Lindsay Mashe and her Tiger Volleyball team head to the American Southwest Conference Championship Tournament as the No. 3 seed on Thursday (noon, Nov. 7) to face Concordia Texas . The Lady Tigers have posted 27 match wins this season which is a record.   The 27 wins surpass the 26 wins set in 2003 when ETBU won the ASC Championship and went to the NCAA Tournament.

The ASC just released the all-conference volleyball team, and the Tigers had the most players on the list with nine. Tiger Mallory Sanders was voted the ASC’s “Freshman of the Year.”

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While the Tiger Volleyball team is playing in the conference championship tournament, the men’s and women’s soccer teams qualified for the post season as well.  Men’s soccer will be making only their 2nd-ever appearance in the ASC tournament. They will be playing as the 5th seed and meet up with Louisiana College on Thursday ( 11 a.m., Nov. 7). 

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Lady Tiger Soccer is making their 4th visit out in the past five years to the ASC Championship Tournament. The Lady Tigers, seeded 5th will play Texas-Tyler on Thursday ( 11 a.m., Nov. 7).

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Both the men’s and women’s Cross Country teams did well at the ASC Conference meet. The men finished 4th in the championship meet while the ladies finished 5th.

Tiger Landon Price finished 4th overall and qualified to run in the regional meet.  Another Tiger runner, Ian Spencer, also qualified for the regionals.

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On the Lady’s side, Megan Merrill and Shelby Parker qualified for the NCAA South/Southwest Regional meet in Newport News, Va. on Nov. 16th.

Lady Tiger runner Madison Kauffman was named the ASC’s Co-Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year.

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In the final home game for Tiger football this past Saturday vs. Mississippi College, two players broke ETBU records.  Wide Receiver Tyler Bates, broke the single season record for receptions by catching eight passes in the game to give him 62 receptions on the year with two games remaining. The previous record was 59 set by Kwame’ Spikes this past year. Jamaine Sherman also put his name in the single season record book for receiving yards. His 95 yards receiving in the game to moved him to a total of 982 yards. Sherman could break the 1,000 yard mark this Saturday against the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.  He broke Jabori Jackson’s record of 961 set in 2001.

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