A look back at 2015 Wallace State athletics

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Wallace State’s softball, men’s golf and volleyball teams each captured Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) championships in 2015, the women’s basketball team made program history at the national tournament and the baseball team finished conference runner-up, adding another successful chapter to the college’s athletic achievements. The past 12 months also featured Wallace…

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WSCC athletics roundup: Men’s basketball travels to Dominican Republic; Men’s golf finishes 5th in final fall poll

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s men’s basketball team flew to the Dominican Republic this morning for a historic trip. According to coach John Meeks, the Lions are set to become the first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) team in any sport to compete on foreign soil. Wallace State, which is off to an impressive 4-1…

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Wallace State athletics has multiple players sign with four-year colleges during early signing period

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball’s Cidavia Hall and baseball’s Garrett Suchey each signed letter of intents Thursday with the University of Alabama, highlighting a slew of sophomores inking with four-year colleges for next season. Hall, a 6-foot-1 middle hitter for the Lions, has put together a stellar two-year career at Wallace State. She was recently…

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WSCC’s Marty earns All-Tournament recognition for No. 6 men’s golf; WSCC women crack Top 10 poll in inaugural season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s sixth-ranked men’s golf team recently finished fifth at the NJCAA National Fall Preview Tournament in Viera, Fla. Sophomore Eli Marty was an All-Tournament selection after shooting a 1-under par 215 during the 54-hole tournament. He carded a 71-70-74, placing him in a six-way tie for fifth place. Marty, who was a…

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Top-ranked Wallace State men’s golf finishes runner-up in NJCAA District 4 Preview tournament

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s top-ranked men’s golf team finished runner-up in the NJCAA District 4 Preview played at TP Country Club in Cullman on Monday and Tuesday. Wallace State and Eastern Florida State both entered the tournament Monday tied atop the Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll as the top junior college teams in the country. The…

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Elliott, Marty propel Wallace State’s men’s golf team to WSCC Fall Invitational title for 2nd consecutive year

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CULLMAN, ALA. – Sylas Elliott, Eli Marty and the Wallace State men’s golf team captured the Wallace State Fall Invitational championship for the second year in a row on Tuesday, prevailing among a stout field at the Cullman Golf Course. Elliott, a sophomore from Cullman, edged Eastern Florida State’s Kerry Sweeney over the final holes to…

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Wallace State’s inaugural women’s golf team begins first practices, preparing for fall season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Abbi Yeager was scrolling through Twitter one day and noticed Wallace State was adding a women’s golf team to its athletics programs. “I knew I had to look into it,” said Yeager, a sophomore and 2014 Fairview graduate. “I’m now fortunate enough and excited to be on the first women’s golf team…

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Wallace State has 10 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had 10 players recognized Wednesday as National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Athletes of Distinction for their academic achievements. Volleyball’s Kaci Kirk and Olivia Walker and softball’s Amanda Medders were each named Superior Academic Achievement honorees for earning a GPA between 3.80-3.99 during the 2014-15 academic year. Exemplary Academic…

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Golfer Sylas Elliott, softball’s Rachel Ragland among Wallace State athletes to garner postseason recognition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State freshman golfer Sylas Elliott highlights a slew of athletes who have recently garnered individual awards at the college. Elliott was named a second-team National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) after finishing tied for 10th in the nation last week…

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