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WOMEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

One last round of congratulations to the 2018 college soccer champions in the TEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. 

William Carey University BIGNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS 

Runners-Up – Keiser University Seahawks 

2017 Champions – Spring Arbor University Cougars

TRINITY CHRISTIAN TROLLNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division One

National Champions – TRINITY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TROLLS 

Runners-Up – Oklahoma Wesleyan University Eagles 

2017 Champions – Biola University Eagles Continue reading

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MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

One last round of congratulations for the soccer champions in the ELEVEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. As always I will list the women’s champions separately.

central methodist university eagles logoNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up – Missouri Valley College Vikings

2017 Champions – Wayland Baptist University Pioneers Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

Here’s one last round of congratulations for the 2018 women’s volleyball champions in the TWELVE divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. 

Park PiratesBIGNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – PARK UNIVERSITY PIRATES

Runners-Up – Columbia (MO) College Cougars

2017 Champions – Lindsey Wilson College Blue Raiders 

Biola Eagles NEWNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division ONE 

National Champions – BIOLA UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up – College of the Ozarks Bobcats

2017 Champions – Biola University Eagles 

Bob Jones University BruinsNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division TWO 

National Champions – BOB JONES UNIVERSITY BRUINS

Runners-Up – Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats

2017 Champions – Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats  Continue reading

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COLLEGE SOFTBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

Here is one last round of congratulations for the ladies who won the national championship in softball in the nine divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

usao_drovers_150px31NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS

Runners-Up – Columbia (MO) Cougars

2017 Champions – Oklahoma City University Stars

Central Baptist College MustangsNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

National Champions – CENTRAL BAPTIST COLLEGE MUSTANGS

Runners-Up – Belhaven University Blazers

2017 Champions – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison 

Cleary University CougarsUSCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association)

National Champions – CLEARY UNIVERSITY PROWLING COUGARS

Runners-Up – Saint Mary of the Woods College Pomeroys

2017 Champions – Saint Mary of the Woods College Pomeroys Continue reading

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SIX NEW TEAMS JOIN THE NCCAA

Six new institutions will be joining the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) for the 2018-2019 season. Here they are in descending order of team name coolness:

Erskine Flying FleetERSKINE COLLEGE

Team Name: FLYING FLEET

Location: Due West, South Carolina

Geneva College Goldent TornadoesGENEVA COLLEGE

Team Name: GOLDEN TORNADOES

Location: Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

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7 BENEFITS OF TEAM SPORTS

Female skate boarderAt Skateboard-guide.com they know that teamwork always plays a significant and crucial role in every field and sports is no exception. There are both indoor team sports and outdoor team sports. 

People love to have their friends surrounding them when they are participating in a sport. There are seven main benefits of team sports:   Continue reading

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WOMEN’S COLLEGE SWIMMING & DIVING RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index here’s the latest:

SCAD BeesNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) – 1. SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN BEES    ###     2. LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY AT BELLEVILLE LYNX    ###     3. COLLEGE OF IDAHO COYOTES    ###    4. BRENAU UNIVERSITY GOLDEN TIGERS    ###     5. LOYOLA UNIVERSITY (LA) WOLFPACK    ###      Continue reading

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