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(4/16/14) Lady Cards go on the road to sweep St. Charles.  The Mineral Area women's softball team took two Region 16 games from St. Charles yesterday to improve to 8-3 in the region.  The Cardinals won the first game 6-3 and the second game 3-1. MAC is 23-18 overall and will play at North Arkansas on Wednesday. 

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(4/9/14)  Cardinals split with Jefferson College.  MAC split a home doubleheader with Jefferson College yesterday.  Mineral Area was able to bounce back and win game 2 by the score of 9-7 after losing the first game in 5 innings.  The Cardinals are 17-14 now and will play Lewis & Clark today at home at the Farmington Sports Complex at 2:00 pm.

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(4/9/14)  PRESS RELEASE:  Just a reminder that today's softball game with Lewis & Clark will be held at the Farmington Sports Complex beginning at 2:00 p.m.

This Friday's MAC softball game with St. Louis Community College has been moved to a home game at the Farmington Sports Complex.  Game time will begin at 
1:00 p.m.  This was originally supposed to be played at St. Louis CC.

(4/8/14)  PRESS RELEASE:  The MAC Lady Cards softball game against Jefferson College today (Tuesday, April 8th) has been moved to the Park Hills Sports Complex.  Game one of the double headers is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m.

(4/7/14) MAC now 16-13 after weekend play.The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Southeastern Illinois on Monday, March 31st.  The Lady Cards split the double header winning 14-2 and losing 2-1.  MAC then traveled to St. Louis Community College.  The Lady Cards won the first game 10-6.  The second game was tied up 5-5, when the game was suspended due to inclement weather.  The Lady Cardinals then played four straight games with Cottey.  MAC won all four games with scores of 9-1, 32-1, 18-1, and 9-0.  MAC closed out their week by losing two games to Three Rivers with scores of 4-3 and 14-6.  The MAC Lady Cardinals now have a record of 16-13 on the season.

Daily Journal Article vs. Three Rivers

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(4/4/14)  PRESS RELEASE:  The MAC softball games against Cottey today (Friday, April 4th) have been moved to the Park Hills Sports Complex.  Game one of the double header will begin at 1:00 p.m.

(4/3/14)  PRESS RELEASE:  The MAC Lady Cards softball games scheduled for today at Three Rivers have been postponed.  They will be rescheduled.

(3/31/14)  Women's softball continues busy schedule. The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to play at John A. Logan on Monday, March 24th.  The Lady Cards split the double header, winning 14-4 and losing 9-1.  MAC then visited Lewis and Clark Community College on Wednesday, March 26th.  The Lady Cards fell to the host squad, losing 11-9 and 10-9.  MAC then visited Jefferson College on Thursday, March 27th.  The Lady Cardinals lost both games of the double header 9-1 and 11-4.  Mineral Area wrapped up their week by hosting Southwestern Illinois.  The Lady Cards won both games of the double header, winning by scores of 6-5 and 9-3.  MAC’s games with St. Louis Community College on Saturday, March 29th were postponed.  The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 10-10 on the season.

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(3/25/14) Lady Cards win streak snapped at seven.  The Mineral Area women's softball has been on quite a roll lately winning six in a row heading into Monday's double-header with John A. Logan.  The Cardinals won the first game by the score of 14-4 before the Volunteers ended the streak by winning game two by the score of 9-1.  MAC will now travel to Godfrey, Illinois to play against Lewis & Clark at 2:00.  The originally scheduled game with St. Louis Community College for today has been cancelled due to the cold weather.

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(3/24/14)  Cardinals softball team on winning streak. 

The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Union, MO to take on East Central on Tuesday, March 18th.  The Lady Cards lost both games with scores of 8-3 and 5-2.  MAC then visited Memphis, TN on Wednesday, March 19th to take on Southwestern Tennessee.  The Lady Cardinals won both games of the double header with scores of 13-3 and 4-2.  MAC then hosted St. Charles on Thursday.  The Lady Cards came away with two more victories, winning 12-8 and 10-2.  Mineral Area closed out their week by defeating Lindenwood-Belleville JV on Friday, with scores of 11-3 and 16-6.  The MAC Lady Cardinal Softball team now has a record of 7-5 on the season.

 

(3/17/14) Mineral Area softball team underway. The Mineral Area College softball team hosted Morraine Valley on Saturday, March 15th.  The Lady Cardinals lost both games of the double header, with scores of 12-10 and 7-3.  The games scheduled with Des Moines Area Community College for Sunday, March 16th was cancelled due to inclement weather.  The MAC Lady Cards now have a record of 1-3 on the season.

They will travel to Union, MO on Tuesday, March 18th as they visit East Central.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  The Lady Cards will host Southwest Tennessee on Wednesday, March 19th.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  MAC will remain at home on Thursday, March 20th as they host St. Charles, with a 2:00 p.m. start time.  The Lady Cardinals will wrap up their week when they travel to Belleville, IL to take on Lindenwood-Belleville.  Game time is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

 

(3/4/14) Women's softball battling the weather early on. The Mineral Area College softball team had their games with Lincoln Trail and John A. Logan postponed this past week due to inclement weather.  The MAC Cardinal softball team currently has a record of 1-1 on the season. Their game Monday, March 3rd against Southwestern Illinois has been postponed due to inclement weather.  The Lady Cards will be visiting Southwest Tennessee on Wednesday, March 5th.  Game time is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.

(1/27/14)  Women's softball to hold hitting clinic.  The Mineral Area women's softball team will hold a 1-day hitting clinic for ages 10-18 in Farmington, Missouri at the Liberty Street Cages. It is Saturday, February 22nd at 9-11 am and also at Noon to 2:00 pm. The clinic will feature former Mizzou standout J.J. Marston as the lead instructor.  J.J. was a 1st-team all SEC catcher for the Missouri Tigers.  This is a great opportunity to get high level instruction from one of the top former college softball players in the country.

Click the following flyers for more details:

Mineal Area Hitting Clinic LR

Winter Warm-up flyer

 

(10/7/13)  Womens' softball participate in alumni game.  The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Jefferson College on Thursday, October 3rd to play the Lady Vikings.  MAC lost both games of the double header, losing by the scores of 7-3 and 15-4.  The Mineral Area softball team then hosted a 14 inning alumni game on Saturday, October 5th at the Farmington Sports Complex.  There was a great turnout for the event as several of the past MAC Lady Cards softball players participated.

 

(9/30/13)  Softball continues Fall Schedule. The Mineral Area softball team visited Evangel University on Friday, September 27th.  The Lady Cardinals lost all three games to Evangel with scores of 5-2, 11-1, and 7-0.  MAC then traveled to Missouri S&T on Saturday and lost both games of the double header.

 

(9/16/13)  MAC women play in Reverse Exposure Tournament. The Mineral Area women's softball team opened up their fall schedule on Saturday, September 14th as they traveled to St. Louis.  MAC split with St. Louis winning the first game 9-8 and losing the second game 8-1.  The Lady Cards then traveled to Herrin, Illinois on Sunday, September 15th and played three games.  Mineral Area lost to Lincoln Trail 5-1.  The Lady Cards then were defeated in the next two games as well, losing to Southeastern Illinois 14-0, and Kaskaskia 8-2.

(9/9/13)  Lady Cards open up fall schedule this weekend.  The women's softball team will travel to St. Louis to play against St. Louis Community College on Saturday.  Then, they will travel to Belleville, Illinois to take on Lindenwood - Belleville on Sunday. 

(5/23/13) Dave Guemmer releases summer camp information.  This year's camp will take place at the Farmington Sports Complex. 

Where:  Farmington Sports Complex


When:  June 24th-27th- If we have bad weather, it will be in the Bob Sechrest Field House


Cost:  $40


Ages:  7-18

You can pay when you arrive on June 24th.  If you have any other questions, you can call Dave Guemmer at (573)518-2109.

(5/3/13)  Lady Cards have 4 MCCAC All-Conference players.  The women's softball team had 4 players receive All-Conference honors this past week. Congratulations to the following MAC Lady Cardinal softball players for being named to the All-Conference teams.

MCCAC First Team All-Conference

Darby Ferguson


MCCAC Honorable Mention All-Conference

Courtney Massengale
Erin Littrell
Kallie Federhofer

(4/30/13) Cardinals place four on All-Region Team.  The women's softball team had 4 players make NJCAA Region 16 All-Region.  Darby Ferguson, Erin Littrell, Courtney Massengale and Kallie Federhofer were named to the team.

(4/29/13)  Lady Cards season ends in Region 16 Tournament.  The MAC women concluded their season yesterday with an 8-6 loss to St. Louis Community College.  MAC lost two games to St. Louis during the tournament.  They defeated Cottey College the day before to stay alive. 

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(4/26/13) Region XVI Tournament pushed back one day.  The Region 16 softball tournament has been moved back a day due to rain.  #1 seed East Central will play #4 seed Cottey tomorrow (Saturday) at 11:00 a.m.  #2 seed MAC will play the #3 seed St. Louis at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.  The tournament is being played at Cottey College in Nevada, Missouri. 

(4/25/13)  Cardinals earn #2 seed in Region 16 Tournament.  MAC will finishes 2nd in the Region XVI standings behind #1 East Central.  St. Louis Community College is the 3rd seed followed by the 4th seed Cottey College.  Opponents and times to be announced.

(4/8/13) MAC homers 12 times in sweep of Cottey.  The women's softball team set a program record with 12 home-runs in one day defeating Cottey College by the scores of 11-10 and 13-12.  MAC improves to 9-15 overall and travel today to Normal, Illinois to take on nationally ranked Heartland College.

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(4/1/13)  Lady Cards sweep Archers.  The women's softball team recorded a doubleheader sweep over St. Louis Community College.  STLCC was done in by the excellent pitching by the Cardinals who defeated them 3-1 and 3-1 in consecutive games.  The Cardinals are now 6-10 overall and 3-3 in the Region XVI as well as the MCCAC. 

MAC will move on to play against  Jefferson at home on Tuesday at 2:00 and Three Rivers at home on Thursday at 2:00.

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(3/28/13) Venue change for today's game.  The home softball game scheduled for March 28 against St. Louis Community College has been moved to Park Hills Sports Complex, game times 2:00 pm/4:00 pm.

(3/26/13)  MAC softball postponed again.  The MAC softball game scheduled for today and tomorrow has been postponed.  All MAC home softball games will be at the Farmington Sports Complex for the remainder of the season unless something changes.

The Cardinals are currently 4-10 on the season.  They swept Southeastern Illinois this past weekend before dropping two games to Region XVI rival East Central

Daily Journal Article vs. Southeastern Illinois

Daily Journal Article vs. East Central


(3/4/13)  Cardinals to kick off season this week The Mineral Area College softball team will kick off their season this week as they host Southwestern Illinois on Tuesday, March 5th.  The double header against SWIC has been moved to the Park Hills Sports Complex due to field maintenance at the Farmington Sports Complex.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  Mineral Area will then host Southeastern Illinois on Wednesday, March 6th at the Park Hills Sports Complex.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  The MAC Lady Cards softball team will then travel to Heartland College on Thursday, March 7th.  Game time is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.  The Lady Cards will wrap up their week as they host Lindenwood-Belleville at noon on Saturday, March 9th at the Park Hills Sports Complex.

 

(2/28/13)  Games are canceled for the weekend.  The Mineral Area College softball tournament scheduled for this upcoming Friday, March 1st and Saturday, March 2nd in Springfield, MO has been canceled.

(2/25/13)  Women's softball opens up this weekend.  The Mineral Area College softball team will open up their Spring schedule this weekend in the JUCO Jamboree in Springfield, MO at Cooper Park.  MAC has won the Region XVI title 3 out of the last 4 years. 

(9/24/12)  Cardinals continue Fall schedule. The Mineral Area College softball team traveled to Hillsboro on Wednesday, September 19th to play Jefferson College.  MAC lost both games by scores of 16-2 and 4-3.  MAC then traveled to Ferguson, MO over the weekend to play in the Reverse Exposure Tournament.  The Lady Cards played Washington University, Truman State, Culver-Stockton, Fontbonne, and Saint Louis University.  Mineral Area was able to defeat Culver-Stockton, but lost the rest of the games.

They will team will visit Columbia, MO on Friday, September 28th when they take on the University of Missouri.  Game time is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.  MAC will then be at home for the first time all fall when they host Shawnee Community College at the Farmington Sports Complex on Saturday, September 29th.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m

(9/12/12)  Lady softball at SW Tennessee classic this weekend.  The Mineral Area softball team will play a fall tournament this weekend down in Memphis, TN.  On Saturday, they will take on Blue Mountain and Dyersburg State.  Sunday they will play three games agains Freed Hardeman, Mid-Continent and Southwest Tennessee.  The games will take place at 8300 Hwy. 70
Memphis, Tennessee.

(9/4/12) Cardinals open up fall schedule this weekend.  The MAC softball team will open up their fall schedule this weekend at the Tough As Nails Tournament in Waterloo, IL on Saturday. 

**Games this weekend have been moved to Waterloo, Il. instead of Collinsville.  Address to complex is 780 N. Moore St, Waterloo, IL  62298**

(6/5/12)  Emily Hanquist named to NJCAA Division II All-American team.  Sophomore center fielder Emily Hanquist (Perryville, MO) was named to the NJCAA All-American 2nd team this past month. 

Hanquist batted .380 for the Cardinals in her sophomore year. Her 54 RBI, 46 runs scored, 71 hits, 16 doubles and 12 stolen bases led the Cardinals this season.  Emily has signed to play at Central Missouri State in Warrensburg. 

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(5/24/12) The Mineral Area College softball team wants to announce their upcoming summer camp.  The camp will run from Monday, June 4th through Thursday, June 7th.  The cost of the camp is $40 dollars per camper.  The age limit for the camp is from ages 8 to 18.  The softball camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and will be held at the Farmington Sports Complex.  All participants need to bring a glove, bat, cleats and catchers gear if applicable.  If you have any questions please contact Dave Guemmer at (314) 971-3071 or dguemmer@mineralarea.edu

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(5/8/12) Mineral Area College Softball- Region 16 All-Region Team Announced

 The Mineral Area College Lady Cardinals softball team had seven members earn Region 16 All-Region Team honors.  The first team members are:  Emily Hanquist, Melanie Hager, Kallie Federhofer, Katy Bevins, and Allyson Luce.  Honorable Mention members include Tory Smith and Hannah Ghant.

(5/8/12)  The MAC softball program is proud to announce that three of the softball girls are moving on to play at four year schools. 

 

Emily Hanquist- Central Missouri State

Allyson Luce- UMSL

Hannah Hicks- Harris Stowe

 

There will be more signings announced in the coming weeks.

 

(4/30/12)  Season comes to and end in Region XVI Tournament.  After defeating Cottey College on Friday, MAC lost its next two games to East Central (12 to 8) in 8 innings and St. Louis Community College (4 to 1) to end its season.  This is the first time in the programs existence that the Lady Cards have failed to win the Region XVI Tournament.

(4/27/12)  Cardinals win Region XVI opener.  MAC defeated Cottey College (5 to 3) in the first game of the Region 16 Tournament.  They will play against the winner of the East Central/St. Louis game again at 4:00 pm today. 

(4/26/12)  Six player receive MCCAC all-conference honors.  The Mineral Area softball team placed six players on this years all-conference team.  Emily Hanquist a sophomore from Perryville, MO was named to the 1st team.  Emily was runner-up for player of the year in the conference.

Katy Bevins (Marquette), Kallie Federhofer (Lutheran South), Hannah Ghant (Marked Tree, AR) Melanie Hager (Ft. Zumwalt South) and Allison Luce (Kennett) were named to the honorable mention team. 

(4/25/12)  MAC earns # 1 seed in upcoming Region XVI Tournament.  The MAC softball women swept the St. Louis Community College Archers last night to earn the overall top seed in this years Region XVI Tournament.  Mineral Area defeated the Archers in both games by the scores of 11-7 and 10-1. 

The Cardinals will play this Friday against Cottey College at 10:00 am.  If they win, they will play the winner of St. Louis/East Central at 4:00 pm on Friday.  If they lose, they will play the loser of St. Louis/East Central at 2:00 pm on Friday.

Region XVI Tournament Bracket

(4/23/12)  Cardinals will play in Region XVI Tournament this weekend.  The women's softball regular season is coming to a close and the three-time defending Region XVI Champs are getting ready to defend their title. 

They will travel to play at John A. Logan on Monday, April 23rd.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  The Lady Cards final opponent before region play will be at St. Louis Community College.  Mineral Area will travel to St. Louis on Tuesday, April 24th.  Game time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.  The Region 16 Softball Tournament will be held at East Central College in Union, MO on Friday, April 27th and Saturday April 28th.  Seeding for the tournament will be decided on Tuesday.  Game times will be at 10:00 a.m. and noon on Friday.

(4/13/12) Mineral Area splits with St. Louis Community College.  Softball played two games yesterday at home and won one of two against the St. Louis Community College Archers.  MAC won the first game 4-3 before losing the second game by the same score.  The Cardinals play two home games today against Cottey College before traveling to Iowa this weekend to play in the Kirkwood, Iowa Community College Tournament. 

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(4/11/12) Cardinals sweep East Central in Region XVI contests.  The women's softball team won a doubleheader yesterday on the road against East Central.  MAC won the first game by the score of 11-8 and followed that with a 4-2 victory.  Mineral Area improves to 4-0 in the Region.

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(4/4/12)  MAC splits home series with Shawnee.  The MAC women's softball team was in action yesterday at home against the Shawnee Saints lost the first game 5-4 but came back to win the second 5-3.  The Lady Cards will be back in action tomorrow when they travel to Three Rivers to take on the Raiders.  Game time is set at 1:00 pm

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(4/2/12)  Cardinals split with Williams Baptist.  The Mineral Area women's softball team won its 7th straight game over Williams Baptist by the score of 12-3.  MAC lost the second game 10-1.  The Cardinals will play tomorrow at home against Shawnee at 1:00 at the Farmington Sports Complex.

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(3/29/12)  MAC sweeps SE Illinois in home doubleheader.  The Mineral Area women's softball team swept the Southeastern Illinois Falcons yesterday by the scores of 3-2 and 6-1.  The Lady Cards got solid pitching from Hannah Ghant in game 1 and Kallie Federhofer in game 2. 

The Cardinals will play today against St. Charles at home at 2:00 at the Farmington Sports Complex.

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(3/9/12) Game canceled with St. Charles.  Due to rain, the schedule game against St. Charles has been canceled. There has not been a make-up game scheduled.

(2/20/12)  Cardinals lose two at Southeastern Illinois.  The MAC softball team continued its season down in Harrisburg, Illinois against Southeastern Illinois Community College.  The women lost both end of the doubleheader by the scores of 6-5 and 15-7.  Up next for the Cardinals is a very important game in the MCCAC conference race when they travel to Hillsboro to take on the Jefferson College Vikings.

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(2/27/12) Cardinals go 4-1 in Evangel Junior College Tournament.  The Mineral Area women's softball team officially got their season underway this past weekend down in Springfield, Missouri at the Evangel JUCO Tournament.  Mineral Area went an impressive 4-1 against some very good competition. 

Friday, February 24th

MAC 5, Coffeyville, KS 2

Winning Pitcher: Hannah Ghant-7 innings pitched, 2 earned runs on 8 hits with 8 strikeouts
Leading Hitters: Allyson Luce-2 hits, 2 doubles, rbi, 2 runs scored, Emily Hanquist-2 hits, rbi, run scored

MAC 16, Fort Scott, KS 15 (8 innings)


Winning Pitcher: Kallie Federhofer-8 innings pitched, 5 earned runs on 16 hits with 4 strikeouts
Leading Hitters: Allyson Luce-4 hits, 2 doubles, rbi, 3 runs; Emily Hanquist-2 hits, double, 5 rbis, 2 runs scored; Rebecca Hanquist-2 hits, triple, 2 rbis;
Kallie Federhofer-2 hits, 2 doubles, 2 rbis; Meme Pruiett-2 hits, double, 2 rbis, 2 runs scored

Saturday, Feb 25

Allen County, KS 5, MAC 2

Losing pitcher-Hannah Ghant-7 innings pitched, 4 earned runs on 12 hits with 6 strikeouts
Leading Hitters: Allyson Luce-2 hits, 1 run scored; Tory Smith-double, run scored

MAC-14, SWIC-1

Winning Pitcher: Kallie Federhofer-5 innings pitched, 1 earned run on 5 hits with 3 strikeouts
Leading Hitters: Melanie Hager-3 hits, home run, double, 6 rbis, 2 runs; Hannah Hicks- 2 hits, home run, double, 2 rbis, run scored; Megan Smith-2 hits, home run, 3 rbis, run;
Allyson Luce-2 hits, 1 double, 3 runs scored, Emily Hanquist-2 hits, rbi, 2 runs scored

MAC-15, East Central 14 (8 innings)

Winning Pitcher: Hannah Ghant-5 2/3 innings pitched, 1 earned run on 7 hits with 6 strikeouts
Leading Hitters: Allyson Luce-2 hits, game winning rbi, 2 runs scored; Emily Hanquist-2 hits, home run, 3 rbis, 2 runs scored; Melanie Hager-2 hits, 2 rbis;
Tory Smith-2 hits, rbi, 2 runs scored; Rebecca Hanquist-2 hits, 2 runs scored; Meme Pruiett-2 hits, double, 4 rbis, run scored

 

(2/6/12)  Softball season to get started on the 24th.  The Mineral Area women's softball team will get started this season on February 24th in the Evangel University JUCO Tournament.  MAC will play Coffeyville, Ft. Scott and Allen County all on Friday, the 24th.  They will play SWIC and East Central on Saturday the 25th. 

Mineral Area is coming off of a third consecutive Region XVI Championship as well as a trip to the 2011 National Tournament.

(10/11/11)  Cardinals release Spring schedule.  The women's softball team will open up play in the Evangel University Junior College Tournament on Friday, February 24th.  They will come home to play their home opener on Tuesday, March 6th against Dyersburg State.  Some other noteworthy games include; March 10th at home against Three Rivers and March 20th at home against Jefferson College.  Mineral Area is the three-time defending Region XVI Tournament Champions.

(9/19/11)  Dave Guemmer releases roster.  The three-time defending Region XVI softball team has announced its roster for the upcoming season.  The Cardinals return 12 members from last years 34-16 squad.  They are currently in the midst of their Fall schedule.

For the entire roster of this year's team click here.

(8/15/11)  Meet the Cardinals scheduled for September 8th at Engler Park. 

Mineral Area College is inviting the community to come out and spend a few minutes meeting the athletes of all of our fine sports teams for the upcoming year.  Bring the kids out to meet the 2011-2012 Cardinals on Thursday evening, September 8, from 5:00-7:00 pm at the Hall Pavilion in Farmington’s Engler Park.  Coaches and athletes from men’s and women’s basketball, men’s baseball, women’s softball, men’s golf, women’s volleyball, and the MAC cheerleaders will be on hand.   The coaches will be grilling up hotdogs and serving soft drinks while athletes will host a variety of activities and games for the kids to play.

Come out and enjoy the evening with the Cardinals!

Food and soft drinks will be provided while they last.

MEET THE CARDINALS @ ENGLER PARK

5:00-7:00 pm

ENGLER PARK, HALL PAVILLION

(6/10/11)  Camp dates released for summer softball camp.  The women's softball team will host a 4 day camp on June 27-30th.  The instruction will be provided by Mineral Area coaches, players and former players.  The cost is $50 or if you bring 10 or more the price is reduced to $30.  Please contact MAC assistant softball coach Matt Guemmer for more information.  Mineral Area softball is coming off its 3rd consecutive Region XVI title along with its 2nd World Series appearance in the the last 3 years.

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(6/5/11)  Alex Perry named NJCAA All-American.  The women's softball team had an outstanding season and are now receiving some individual recognition.  The NJCAA has named Alex Perry a third team All-American.  Perry won 21 games for the Cardinals this year and had an impressive 1.79 ERA. 

(5/21/11)  Softball season ends in NJCAA National Tournament.  The women's softball team went 1-2 this week in the NJCAA Divsion II World Series.  MAC started the tournament losing to Owens College out of Toledo, Ohio in the first game 7-2.  MAC then rebounded with a win against Delware Tech winning 9-1.  The season ended in the next game when MAC played a familiar opponent in Kirkwood College out of Iowa.  Kirkwood defeated the Lady Cards 8-0 end MAC's hopes of a first ever National Championship.  Mineral Area concludes the season with a very impressive 37-18 record. 

(5/7/11)  Cardinals advance to NJCAA National Tournament.  The women's softball team defeated Murray State College by the scores of 3-2 and 13-2 to advance to their second National Tournament appearance in three years. 

MAC won a close one in the first game in large part due to the pitching of Alex Perry.  Perry went 7 innings allowing just 1 earned run with four strikeouts.  It was her 21st win of the year.  Jamie Bullock got the game winning hit for the Lady Cards.

The second game was dominated by MAC's offense.  They hit 5 home runs to cruise to an eleven run victory.  They are now one of 16 left in the nation and will play May 19-21st in Normal, IL. 

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(5/6/11)  District game with Murray State College starts at 3:00 today.  The games with Murray State that take place at the Farmington Sports Complex today have been moved back to 3:00 because of the wet weather.  The Cardinals will play two games today and will still play at 1:00 tomorrow.

(5/2/11)  Cardinals win third consecutive Region XVI Title.   The Mineral Area women's softball team continued its dominance over the rest of the Region with a clean three game sweep to clinch their their third Region XVI title in a row.

MAC won the first game over Meramec by the score of 6-3.  The final opponent for the Cardinals in the tournament was Forest Park, who MAC defeated twice (8-0 and 9-1 in the championship).  Alex Perry (Crystal City) won games 1 and 3 for the Cardinals and now has 20 wins on the season.  Emily Hanquist (Perryville) went 2 for 3 in the championship game raising her season batting average to .459.   Jennifer Hackworth (Bonne Terre, North County) came back to throw an excellent game in the 2nd game of the tournament, limiting Forest Park to two hits. 

The Cardinals now sit at an impressive 34-16 and may be having their best year in existence.  They concluded the regular season with a 20-4 record in the MCCAC and a 17-1 Region XVI regular season record.  Head Coach Dave Guemmer has now won the Region XVI title every year he has coached here. 

MAC now moves on the District J Tournament.  The District J Championship will be played on Friday (the 6th) and Saturday (the 7th) as follows against the Region 2 champion Murray State (OK) Lady Aggies at the Farmington Sports Complex. This will be a best 2 out of 3 championship and the winner moves on the NJCAA Division II National Championships in Normal, IL beginning May 19.


The District tournament will start Friday @ 1:00 & 3:00.  There will be a Saturday game at noon if necessary.


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(4/25/11)  Region XVI Tournament information released. 

Here is the information for the 2011 NJCAA Region XVI Tournament:

The 2011 NJCAA Women’s Softball season is starting and the site for the Region 16 DII Tournament will be hosted by STLCC-Florissant Valley on April 29 and April 30, 2011 (May 1- Rain Date) at Florissant Area Athletic Association, 1175 Wiethaupt Rd., St. Louis, MO 63136.

Participating teams for this year will include the following:

Cottey College
East Central College
Mineral Area College
STLCC-Florissant Valley
STLCC- Forest Park
STLCC- Meramec

The Cardinals were rained out today but will try and make the game up tomorrow at St. Charles at 2:00 P.M.

Region XVI Tournament Bracket

(4/20/11)  Cardinals clinch top seed in Region XVI Tournament.  The Mineral Area women's softball team swept East Central yesterday to wrap up the #1 seed in the upcoming Region XVI Tournament which takes place in Farmington on May 29th.  The Cardinals one the first game by the score of 9-5 and won the second game 9-4. The Lady Cards are now 15-1 in Region XVI. 

They will continue their schedule up at Florissant Valley tomorrow at 1:00 in a Region XVI and MCCAC contest.

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(4/15/11)  Game against East Central postponed.  Today's home softball game against East Central has been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, April 19th at 2:00 pm.

(4/14/11)  Schedule now set for Daffodil Classic.

The following is the schedule for the Daffodil Classic which takes place this weekend at Meramec:

Saturday, April 16th

Mineral Area vs Indian Hills     10:00  AM

Mineral Area vs Indian Hills     12:00  PM

Mineral Area vs Kankakee        4:00  PM

Sunday, April 17th

Mineral Area vs Oakton           9:00 AM

Mineral Area vs CMU               1:00 PM

(4/8/11)  MAC wins two more MCCAC and Region XVI games. The softball team continues to roll right along completing a doubleheader sweep of Forest Park yesterday.  The Cardinals won 8-0 and 13-8 to improve their overall record to 21-11.  They are 15-3 in the MCCAC and 12-0 in the Region XVI.

(4/7/11)  Cardinals play against MCCAC Forest Park today.  MAC plays a doubleheader today against Forest Park up in St. Louis.  The Cardinals are looking to improve on their 13-3 in the MCCAC and 10-0 in the Region XVI. 

MAC is currently the 19th ranked team in the latest NJCAA Division II poll. 

NJCAA Poll

(4/14/11)  Schedule now set for Daffodil Classic.

The following is the schedule for the Daffodil Classic which takes place this weekend at Meramec:

Saturday, April 16th

Mineral Area vs Indian Hills     10:00  AM

Mineral Area vs Indian Hills     12:00  PM

Mineral Area vs Kankakee        4:00  PM

Sunday, April 17th

Mineral Area vs Oakton           9:00 AM

Mineral Area vs CMU               1:00 PM

 

(4/4/11) # 19 Cards run win streak to six with two wins over Shawnee.  The women's softball team continued its stellar play in the MCCAC by sweeping a doubleheader over the visiting Shawnee Saints on Saturday.  MAC improves to 12-2 in the conference with the 9-4 and 2-1 home wins. 

This followed two wins on Friday against visiting Cottey College.  MAC swept Cottey 10-0 and 16-1 to improve to 10-0 in the Region XVI regular season race.

MAC (18-10) is scheduled to play Three Rivers at home tomorrow at 3:00.

Daily Journal Article (Shawnee)

Daily Journal Article (Cottey)

(4/1/11)  Cardinals remain perfect in Region XVI.  The women's softball team

continued to dominate their Region XVI opponents with two convincing wins over Meramec.  With the doubleheader sweep the Cardinals are now 8-0 in Region XVI play. 

Game 1: MAC 13, Meramec 4

Alex Perry- win, 7 innings, 1 earned run on 8 hits with 3 strikeouts

Callie Dennis
-5 hits, home run, 4 runs scored
Emily Hanquist-3 hits, double, 2 runs scored
Alex Perry-3 hits, double, home run, 3 runs scored

Game 2: MAC 9, Meramec 1 (5 innings)

Jennifer Hackworth-win, 5 innings, 0 earned runs on 7 hits with a strikeout

Callie Dennis-3 hits, 3 RBI's
Beth Winckel-2 hits, run scored
Tori Henson-hit, home run (grand slam), 5 RBI's


The Cardinals could improve on their perfect Region XVI record today with a pair of home games against Cottey College.  Game time is 2:00 P.M.

Daily Journal Article

(3/28/11)  Today's game with East Central postponed.  The softball team's scheduled doubleheader with East Central has been postponed due to the wet conditions.  The makeup game will be played on April 15th.  MAC is next scheduled to play at Jefferson on Tuesday at 2:00, and at Meramec on Thursday at 2:00.

(3/25/11)  Cardinals weekend games canceled.  The MAC softball team was schedule to play against Shawnee and Cottey today and tomorrow.  Both of these games have been postponed due to the weather.

(3/23/11) MAC wins two more conference games over Forest Park.  The Lady Cardinals improved to 8-0 in the MCCAC and 6-0 in the Region XVI yesterday with two home victories over Forest Park.  Mineral Area won both games by the mercy rule, winning game 1 by the score of 11-1 in 5 innings and game 2, 12-4 in 6 innings. 

Alex Perry and Jennifer Hackworth won both games on the mound for MAC.  The Cardinals got offensive contributions from a variety of players including Emily Hanquist (Perryville)-2 hits, double, home run, 2 RBI's, 3 runs in game one and Kelly Kelm (Poplar Bluff) a game ending 3 run home run in game two.

The Cardinals (11-7) play at home today against Lindenwood JV at 2:00.

Daily Journal Article

(3/22/11)  Lady Cardinals take two from Maple Woods.  MAC took two from Maple Woods winning 10-5 and 7-2 on Tuesday.  Alex Perry and Jennifer Hackworth were the winning pitchers for the Cardinals.

The Lady Cardinals are at home at the Farmington Sports Complex on Tuesday in a key Region16 AND MCCAC battle against Forest Park at 2:00.  Then, the Cards are back at home against Lindenwood at 2:00 on Wednesday.  Then, they host MCCAC opponent Shawnee on Friday at 3:00.

(3/11/11)  Cardinals take two from Florissant Valley.  MAC won two conference games yesterday over Florissant Valley by the scores of 12-1 and 8-0.  Alex Perry and Jennifer Hackworth were the winning pitchers.

The Cardinals are 6-0 in the MCCAC conference race and 4-0 in Region XVI.  

MAC now plays Dyersburg State out of Tennessee at home at 1:00 on Saturday.

(3/10/11) Softball game moved Potosi.  The MAC softball team will play a home game today against MCCAC rival Florissant Valley at the Potosi fields

(3/4/11)  Cardinals improve to 4-0 in MCCAC conference race.  The women's softball team traveled to Ulin, Illinois and won two conference games over new member Shawnee on Thursday.  MAC got great pitching in both games.  MAC ace Alex Perry went 7 innings allowing only 4 hits and 0 earned runs in the first game helping the Cardinals to a 3-1 victory. 

In game 2 Jennifer Hackworth was the pitching star for the Cardinals going 6 strong innings allowing 0 earned runs on 3 hits in the 4-2 victory.  Offensive standouts on the day were:

Game 1

Allyson Luce-2 hits, double and a run
Alex Perry-2 hits, rbi and a run

Game 2

Callie Dennis-2 hits, double, rbi and a run
Tori Henson-2 hits and a run
Alex Perry-2 hits and a run

MAC (4-2) has a home MCCAC and Region XVI doubleheader scheduled for Thursday against Florissant Valley at 2:00 P.M.

(3/3/11) Mineral Area takes two from MCCAC rival Meramec.  The women's softball team got two very important victories yesterday over Meramec. 

MAC won the first game by the score of 9-3 behind a strong pitching performance from Alex Perry.  She went 7 innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 6 hits and 3 walks, with 3 strikeouts.  NJCAA Region XVI 1st teamer Tori Henson led the offensive attack with 3 hits and 4 RBI's. 

In game two the Cardinals won 13-5 in 5 innings via the mercy rule thanks in large part to the solid pitching of Jennifer Hackworth.  She went the distance, allowing 3 earned runs, on 7 hits, walking only 1 with 3 strikeouts.  Alex Perry chipped in offensively for MAC in game game two with 3 hits, 4 RBI's and 2 runs scored.

MAC is back in today against Shawnee College in Ulin, Illinois at 3:00 P.M.

Daily Journal Article

(3/1/11)  Women's softball season officially underway.  The MAC lady softball team lost two games to Lindenwood University JV yesterday by the scores of 1-0 and 6-2.  Alex Perry got her season off to a good start allowing one run on 2 hits and 3 walks, striking out 2 in the first game. In the second game Jennifer Hackworth allowed 5 earned runs on 8 hits and 3 walks, striking out 2

In the second game Allyson Luce and Kelly Kelm each had a hit and scored a run. Tori Henson had a double with 2 rbis and Tory Smith had a double.

The softball game against Meramec that was to be played today has been moved to tomorrow (3/2/11) at Potosi High School Fields at 3:00. To get to the fields, take HIghway 8 through Potosi and make a right on 185. The complex is on the right.

(2/15/11)  Women's softball team begins play on February 28th.  The MAC women's softball team will officially begin their season on Monday the 28th against Lindwenwood JV at 2:00 in St. Charles. 

(1/31/11)  Women's team ranked in the top 20 to start season. Softball season is right around the corner and the Cardinals have already received some national recognition.  The MAC women's softball team starts the season ranked 20th in the nation according the NJCAA Division II Pre-Season Poll.  The Cardinals are coming off another Region XVI Championship, their second in two seasons.

NJCAA Pre-Season Poll.

(1/6/11)  Head Coach Dave Guemmer releases 2011 Spring Roster.  The women's softball team released its roster for the 2011 season.  Mineral Area is the two time defending Region XVI Champions.  They return some of their key compenents from last years team including MCCAC All-Conference 1st teamer Alex Perry a pitcher from Crystal City, MO.  Tori Henson a 1st baseman from Bismarck, Missouri is returning after receiving MCCAC All-Conference honorable mention honors last season.

Jennifer Hackworth a pitcher from Bonne Terre, MO and North County High School was a NJCAA Region XVI All-Region honorable mention pick last year.  Perry and Henson were a part of the 1st Team All Region squad last season. 

Mineral Area will open up its season on February 28th against Lindenwood. 

 

(1/3/11)  Head Coach Dave Guemmer releases softball schedule.  The Mineral Area College softball team has released its Spring 2011 schedule to the public. The back-to-back Region XVI Champions open up on the road against Lindenwood JV on February 28th.  The Cardinals will play their first home game in an MCCAC conference tilt against Meramec on March 1st at the Farmington Sports Complex.  The Cardinals will participate in the Daffodil Classic on April 16th and 17th.  They play against traditional power Kirkwood, Iowa on April 9th and 10th at Kirkwood.

(10/18/10)  Chad Mills hired as new Athletic Director.  Mineral Area has named former MAC basketball player and assistant coach Chad Mills as the new Athletic Director effective July 1, 2011. 

Daily Journal Article

(10/11/10) Cardinal softball concludes for the fall season.  MAC softball went 1-1-1 over the weekend playing 3 NJCAA Division 1 schools, defeating Dyerburg St, tying SW Tennessee, and losing to Three Rivers. This completes the softball fall schedule.

(8/23/10)  Meet the Cardinals at Engler Park scheduled for September 9th.

Mineral Area College is inviting the community to come out and spend a few minutes meeting the athletes of all of our fine sports teams for the upcoming year.  Bring the kids out to meet the 2010-2011 Cardinals on Thursday evening, September 9, from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Knight Pavilion in Engler Park, Farmington.  Coaches and athletes from men’s and women’s basketball, men’s baseball, women’s softball, men’s golf,  women’s volleyball, and the MAC Cheerleaders will be on hand.  The Coaches will be grilling up hotdogs and serving soft drinks while the athletes will host a variety of activities and games for the kids to play.