Columbia College athletes and teams from last year’s seasons have been named to various academic honor lists. Three men’s basketball players were named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court, and the volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award. Read more at the following articles:

“Columbia College women’s volleyball named to all-academic team”Columbia Missourian
“Columbia College men’s basketball players garner academic honors”Columbia Missourian
“Columbia College athletes earn academic honors”Columbia Daily Tribune

Not only have our athletes been honored for what’s happened in the past, but with the new school year, we’re also looking forward to their exciting futures.

Volleyball

Columbia College volleyballThe volleyball team was ranked No. 9 in the Tachikara-NAIA Coaches’ Preseason Top 25, moving up from their position last year. Only a few matches into this year’s season, the team is already doing well with a 4-0 streak with wins over Trinity Christian and St. Francis in the Grand View University tournament. See what local media reported:

“Columbia College volleyball open at No. 9 in poll”Columbia Daily Tribune
“Columbia College volleyball wins two matches, now 4-0”Columbia Missourian
“CC volleyball team wins five-setters”Columbia Daily Tribune

Men’s basketball

Columbia College men's basketballThe men’s basketball team signed five new players last week, adding two freshmen and three transfer students. Coming off of a 32-3 record while winning the American Midwest Conference championship for the fourth straight time, the team has one of the most successful four-year stretches in program history. Read on for more information:

“Cougars announce signing of five players”Columbia Daily Tribune
“Columbia College basketball adds five to 2014-15 roster”Missouri Sports Redux
“Cougar basketball completes 2014-15 squad”Victory Sports Network