KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Two RRAC women's hoops standouts and one men's basketball player were first-team selections on the 2014-15 NAIA Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Teams. Lynette Holmes of Langston earned the distinction for the second consecutive year and she was joined by LSU Shreveport sophomore Kourtney Pennywell. RRAC Player of the Year Phillip Miller of Wiley was named to the men's first team.
Other women's All-American selections included Courtney Bayliss of Our Lady of the Lake (second team) and Kiera Oby of Wiley (honorable mention). On the men's side, Matt Qualls, the NAIA scoring leader, was picked for the third team while four others were included in the honorable mention list: Curtis Jones of Langston, DeAngelo Coleman of LSU Alexandria, Daniel Skinner of OLLU, and Reginald Sonnier of Southwest.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Our Lady of the Lake University announced the hiring of Jeremiah Tiffin as the head coach for the Saints' women's volleyball team. Tiffin will replace former head coach Mark Lee, who left in January 2015 after starting the school's volleyball program in 2007. His start date is March 30.
OLLU Vice President for Student Life and Athletic Director Jack Hank said, "We had a lot of qualified candidates, but Jeremiah stood out from all of them because of his vast experience both on the collegiate and club level. We look forward to having him continue the success the women have had in its seven years of existence at OLLU."
HOBBS, N.M. -- The University of the Southwest has officially announced that the Mustang Athletic Program has received approval to move forward with the addition of six new NAIA intercollegiate athletic teams. The new athletic teams, which will be eligible for NAIA participation beginning with the 2015-16 academic year are Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Men's Track & Field, Women's Track & Field, Men's Golf and Women's Golf.
"This is a great day for USW and our Mustang Athletic Program," stated Vice President for Advancement and Director of Athletics William Weidner. "With the addition of these six intercollegiate athletic teams, our athletic program will now officially sponsor 15 NAIA teams and have representation in every sport that the Red River Athletic Conference currently offers."