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CBU wins with perfect score

The California Baptist University men’s cross-country team successfully defended its Western Athletic Conference title and won the 2021 WAC cross-country championship. Florian LePallec won the individual title, and four more of his teammates followed him to help the Lancers clinch the win with a perfect score. The Lancers won while they were hosting the championship at the UC Riverside Agricultural Operations Center. 

Weekly honors

The Western Athletic Conference has announced the Ticketsmarter WAC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for women’s soccer. Marleen Schimmer from Grand Canyon University won the offensive honor, while Lamar University’s Meg Sheppard took the defensive honor. Grand Canyon University won the regular season title for the West Division and, in the title-clinching game against Utah Valley, Schimmer scored two goals and had two assists. 

Sam Houston tops polls

Sam Houston State University has continued to dominate in the top FCS polls. They are the top pick in the Stats Top Perform 25, AFCA Coaches’ Top 25 and Athlon Sports Top 25 polls. Stephen F. Austin State University has also received votes in the Stats Top Perform 25 and AFCA Coaches’ Top 25 polls. SHSU leads the WAC across many statistical categories, including (but not limited to) scoring offense, scoring defense, total offense and touchdowns, among others. 

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