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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review


Jan. 7, 2013

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

(January 7, 2013 . . . Issue #19)

Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of January 1-7

Freshmen Ashley Clark (Women's Basketball) has a 3.68 GPA in business. Clark, a native of Midwest City, Oklahoma, scored 11 points as Tulsa defeated Langston 97-35, on Thursday night. Clark was one of six players to reach double-digits in scoring, as the 97 points scored were just shy of the school record of 98. Clark also tallied six rebounds, a career-high five steals and three assists in the triumph. 

Last Week's Results

MEN'S BASKETBALL (9-6, 1-0 C-USA) 

Took Down Buffalo 63-57 (Freshman James Woodard scored seven of his game-high 22 points in the final three minutes as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane pulled away from the University of Buffalo for a 63-57 victory last Wednesday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Woodard also led Tulsa with eight rebounds, while Scottie Haralson had a team-high four assists. Pat Swilling added 11 points and Haralson had 10 points. The Hurricane scored nine straight points, seven by Woodard, to break a 51-51 tie and take a 60-51 lead over Buffalo with just 0:32 remaining in the game.) 

Defeated SMU 48-47 (Pat Swilling, Jr., caught the ball in the corner and coolly knocked down his sixth three-pointer of the game with 3.8 seconds on the clock to push Tulsa past SMU, 48-47, in the Conference USA opener for both schools Sunday evening in Dallas, Texas. The Hurricane jumped out to a 34-17 lead heading into halftime thanks to 15 first half points by Swilling, and overcame a four-point deficit with 32 seconds remaining to defeat the Mustangs. TU held SMU to 34-percent shooting from the field and the Hurricane outrebounded the Mustangs 37-27. Scottie Haralson chipped in 10 points and tallied a team-high nine rebounds.)

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (5-8)

Won against Langston 97-35 (Six Tulsa players scored in double figures to lead the Golden Hurricane to a 97-35 win over Langston in the final non-conference game on Thursday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. TU's 97 points was just shy of the school record (98) set against East Central Oklahoma State in 1980.  Taleya Mayberry led the Hurricane attack with 20 points, followed by Kelsee Grovey with 17, Loren McDaniel with 12, Ashley Clark and Mariah Turner with 11 points each, and Jasmine Vasquez added 10. Vasquez set a new personal scoring best, while Grovey tied her previous mark of 17, which she set against Illinois earlier this season.)

 

Upcoming Schedule

                                                        

Wednesday, January 9                  W. Basketball                UTEP*                                             Reynolds Center                7:00 pm

                                                           M. Basketball                  at Marshall*                                    Huntington, W.Va.                 6:00 pm

 

Saturday, January 12                     M. Basketball                Rice*                                               Reynolds Center                5:30 pm

 

Sunday, January 13                          W. Basketball                 at Rice*                                           Houston, Texas                     2:00 pm

 

Wednesday, January 16                M. Basketball                UTEP*                                             Reynolds Center                7:05 pm

 

Thursday, January 17                    W. Basketball                Marshall*                                        Reynolds Center                7:00 pm

 

Friday, January 18                          M. Tennis                       Washington                                  Case Tennis Center           5:00 pm                

 

Saturday, January 19                       M. Basketball                  at Tulane*                                        New Orleans, La.                  1:00 pm

                                                           Track and Field              Kansas State Invitational                Manhattan, Kan.                    All Day

 

Sunday, January 20                          W. Basketball                 at East Carolina*                            Greenville, N.C.                    1:00 pm

                                                           W. Tennis                      Oral Roberts                                 Case Tennis Center           8:30 am

                                                           M. Tennis                       Texas                                              Case Tennis Center           1:00 pm

                                                           W. Tennis                      UALR                                             Case Tennis Center           5:00 pm

 

* = Conference USA event

 

Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week Winners

August 20 - Katie Bykowski (Women's Soccer)

August 27 - Claire Nicholson (Women's Soccer)

September 4 - Jessica Adams (Women's Volleyball)

September 11 - Derrick Luetjen (Football)

September 18 - Sarah Macpherson (Cross Country)

September 24 - Mark Pais (Men's Soccer)

October 1 - Chris O'Hare (Cross Country)

October 8 - Trent Dupy (Football)

October 15 - Andrew Heyes (Cross Country)

October 22 - Sam Vickers (Women's Tennis)

October 29 - Rebecca Handley and Stephanie Aitken (Women's Soccer)

November 5 - Jamie Roloff (Women's Rowing)

November 12 - Matt Boullt (Men's Soccer)

November 19 - Diana Silva (Women's Volleyball)

November 26 - Jared St. John (Football)

December 3 - Thomas Roberson (Football)

December 10 - Tiffani Couisnard (Women's Basketball)

January 2 - Derrick Jackson (Football)

January 7 - Ashley Clark (Women's Basketball)