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XAVIER (LA) GOLD RUSH WIN FOUR OF FIVE VERSUS NCAA DIVISION ONE

XAVIERLANEW ORLEANS — For the fourth time in its last five attempts, Xavier University of Louisiana has defeated the University of New Orleans in men’s tennis.
      Tushar Mandlekar and Karan Salwan won in doubles and singles, and Antoine Richard and Moses Micheal saved the doubles point in the Gold Rush’s 4-3 victory at UNO Monday.
     XULA (11-5), ranked second in the NAIA, snapped a 2-dual losing streak but won its third in a row against an NCAA Division I opponent. It was the Gold Rush regular-season finale; next will be a May 17 dual match in the second round of the NAIA National Championship at Mobile, Ala. The NAIA will announce the 24 qualifying teams May 8 and the pairings and seedings May 9. Continue reading

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SAINT CLAIR COUNTY COLLEGE: COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAMS

Saint Clair College SkippersSAINT CLAIR COUNTY COLLEGE SKIPPERS

Location: Port Huron, MI

Division: NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)

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COLLEGE POLO CHAMPIONS FOR 2017: MEN AND WOMEN

Balladeer’s Blog’s coverage of the world’s OLDEST team sport continues. Here are the men’s and women’s college Polo champions for this year.

Roger Williams University HawksMEN

National Champions – ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY HAWKS 

Runners-Up –  Southern Methodist University Mustangs

Score – The Hawks defeated the Mustangs 12-11.

2016 Champions – Texas A&M University Aggies  Continue reading

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COOL TEAM LOGO: OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

OAK HILLS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WOLFPACK

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Location: Bemidji, MN

Division: NCCAA

Conference Affiliation: Northern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

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MEN’S COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2016

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

Hastings College Broncos logoNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – HASTINGS COLLEGE BRONCOS

Runners-Up – University of Rio Grande (OH) Red Storm

2015 Champions – University of Rio Grande (OH) Red Storm 

Southwestern Christian U EaglesNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division One

National Champions – SOUTHWESTERN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EAGLES

Runners-Up – Emmanuel College Lions

2015 Champions – Southern Wesleyan University Warriors 

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

National Champions – BOB JONES UNIVERSITY BRUINS (women’s team, too)

Runners-Up – North Central University Rams

2015 Champions – Trinity Baptist College (FL) Eagles Continue reading

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COLLEGE SOCCER CHAMPIONS FOR 2016 (WOMEN)

One last round of congratulations to the 2016 college soccer champions in the NINE divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. 

Northwestern Ohio RacersNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN OHIO RACERS

Runners-Up – Spring Arbor University Cougars

2015 Champions – Spring Arbor University Cougars

Colorado Christian University CougarsNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division One

National Champions – COLORADO CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY COUGARS

Runners-Up – Oklahoma Baptist University Bison

2015 Champions – Houghton College Highlanders  

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

National Champions – BOB JONES UNIVERSITY BRUINS

Runners-Up – Grace Bible College (MI) Tigers

2015 Champions – Bob Jones University Bruins Continue reading

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COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2016

Here’s one last round of congratulations for the 2016 women’s volleyball champions in the ELEVEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

Hastings College Broncos logoNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – HASTINGS COLLEGE BRONCOS

Runners-Up – Dordt College Defenders

2015 Champions – Columbia (MO) College Cougars

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

National Champions – TRINITY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TROLLS

Runners-Up – Campbellsville University Tigers

2015 Champions – Indiana Wesleyan University Wildcats  

Maranatha Baptist Logo bigNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) Division Two

National Champions – MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SABERCATS

Runners-Up – Providence University College Pilots

2015 Champions – Maranatha Baptist University Sabercats Continue reading

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