Oklahoma Wesleyan University men’s soccer team made another strong bid Saturday to remain the No. 1 team in the nation (NAIA).


Paced by Aleksander Simovic, Markel Anzal and Victor Gouveia with one goal apiece, the Eagles swamped McPherson (Kan.), 3-1, at McPherson.


With the victory, the Eagles upped their season record to 12-0-1, and to 6-0 in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.


OKWU motored out to a 3-0 lead in the opening half and held on for the triumph.


Aznal tallied his ninth season goal to lead the Eagles, who are coached by Jamie Peterson.


OKWU attempted 12 shots on goal.


Next up, the Eagles are slated to be home next Saturday.


Lady Eagles


Earlier in the day, the OKWU Lady Eagles didn’t fare as well in McPherson.


The host Lady Bulldogs downed OKWU, 1-0.


With the loss, the Lady Eagles fell to 6-5-1 overall and to 4-3 in conference.


OKWU is 3-3 during its last six matches.


The Lady Eagles got off just four shots against McPherson, and only one shot on goal — off the foot of Kim Gigliotti.


M. Dyer, Ashley Sarmiento and Taylor Gross attempted one shot each for OKWU.


McPherson, meanwhile, launched 14 shots, with four of them on goal. McPherson tallied its winning goal in the first half.


Sydney Vickers played in goal for OKWU and made three saves.


McPherson received one more corner kick, and both teams were whistled for eight fould.


Vladan Glavonic coaches OKWU.


Volleyball


OKWU’s volleyball team pounded McPherson, 25-15, 25-20, 25-22, in Bartlesville, on Saturday.


Charmece King turned in a royal performance, in just her fifth match, by clobbering 10 kills.


Emily Hollingsworth and Chloe Davis each spanked nine kills, followed by Hilta de Oliveira Pereira with seven and Ludmilla dos Santos with six. Susan Agesen — who starred the last few years with OKWU basketball team — contributed five kills.


Andrea Novakovic came up with 25 digs, followed by Emily Kirchner and Shanaye Nordic with seven and six, respectively.


Sydney Garis made 23 assists.


OKWU improved to 14-7 overall and to 9-5 in the conference.