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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Katherine Camp
Katherine Camp

Feb. 11, 2013


Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of February 4-10

Junior Katherine Camp (Women's Track and Field) has a 3.228 GPA in exercise science. Camp, a native of Hamilton, New Zealand, ran the third fastest time in school history in the 800-meters clocking in at 2:07.85 to earn a third-place finish in the invitational heat of the event at the Tyson Invitational. She was also a part of the Tulsa distance medley relay squad that ran the third fastest time in school history of 11:40.07 to win the event.

Last Week's Results


Lost to UAB 70-63 (UAB built a 24-point first half lead and held off Tulsa for a 70-63 win at the Donald W. Reynolds Center last Wednesday. Tulsa's Rashad Ray came off the bench to score 17 points, while Pat Swilling added 11 points and Shaquille Harrison 10 points. Kauri Black had a team high six rebounds, while Harrison chipped in five boards.)

Defeated UTEP 74-70 (Behind a career-high 25 points from D'Andre Wright and clutch free throw shooting down the stretch, Tulsa picked up a big 74-70 Conference USA win at UTEP Saturday evening. Wright went 9-of-12 from the field and 7-of-10 free throws, and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Golden Hurricane. TU made 9-of-12 free throws in the final 3:09 of the game to keep the Miners at bay and hold on for the win. The Hurricane made 14-of-17 - 82.4 percent - of its free throws in the second half. Kauri Black made 6-of-8 shots to score 13 points, and Rashad Ray added 12 points, including two three-pointers and 6-of-6 free throws.)


Took Down Tulane 67-65 (Taleya Mayberry, Kelsee Grovey and Tiffani Couisnard all scored in double figures to lead Tulsa to a 67-65 victory over C-USA's second-place Tulane Green Wave on Sunday afternoon. Mayberry had a team-leading 24 points and four assists, and added seven rebounds and a steal, while Grovey recorded 16 points, and Couisnard had 10 points, and game-bests of nine rebounds, four steals and two blocks. Mayberry's 24 points puts her in second place in Tulsa's all-time scoring chart with 1,536 points. Tulsa had 26 points in the paint, 23 points off turnovers and 13 second-chance points, and shot 40-percent from the field, 38-percent from three-point range and 71-percent from the charity stripe.) 


Defeated Hampton 3-0 (The Hurricane opened its spring campaign with a 3-0 victory against Hampton on Friday at the Tiger Classic in Baton Rouges, La. Lacey Middlebrooks earned the win against Hamtpon with a one-hit shutout with five strikeouts. The Hurricane scored two runs in the third inning and added another run in the fifth. Caitlin Everett hit a one-out single to left field in the third, stole second and advanced to third base on a ground out. Samantha Cobb walked, and Everett scored on a wild pitch. Cobb came around to score on a base hit up the middle by Middlebrooks. Jill Barrett led off the fifth with an infield single, and came around to score on Haley Henshaw's single to left.)

Defeated No. 22-ranked North Carolina 3-1 (Tulsa scored all three of its runs in the sixth inning as the Hurricane defeated North Carolina 3-1 on Friday. Aimee Creger pitched a complete-game with seven strikeouts. Tulsa erupted for three runs on four hits in the bottom of the sixth. Freshman outfielder Jodi Edmiston got the frame started with a single to third base, and moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by senior center fielder Caitlin Everett. Junior third baseman Jill Barrett doubled down the left field line, scoring Edmiston, and advanced to third on a ground out. After freshman designated player Catherine Horner walked, Henshaw singled to right field, scoring Barrett and junior Cierra Hughes, who pinch ran for Horner.) 

Won against Purdue 4-1 (Senior shortstop Samantha Cobb went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored, and Aimee Creger struck out nine batters to lead the Golden Hurricane to a 4-1 triumph over Purdue. Cobb singled, doubled and tripled in the game. Creger allowed just four hits and one earned run in the complete-game victory. Senior center fielder Caitlin Everett, junior third baseman Jill Barrett and sophomore first baseman Julie Kerneneach scored a run for the Golden Hurricane. Senior catcher Cassidy Bowen and junior right fielder Haley Henshaw also drove in runs for TU.) 

Fell to No. 10 LSU 1-0 ( Tulsa fell to No. 10 LSU on Saturday during the Tiger Classic. Tulsa's Lacey Middlebrooks and LSU's Rachele Fico dueled for nine scoreless innings on the mound. Middlebrooks (1-1) pitched a two-hitter, struck out three batters and allowed seven walks. Fico (2-0) struck out 14 and allowed five hits. The international tiebreaker went into effect at the start of the 10th inning, and LSU earned three walks in the bottom of the inning to plate the winning run.) 

Lost to Purdue 5-0 (The Hurricane fell to Purdue, 5-0, in the final game of the Tiger Classic on Sunday. Freshman Caitlin Sill made her first start on the mound for TU. Jill Barrett, Haley Henshaw, Caitlin Everett and Lacey Middlebrooks all collected hits for Tulsa.) 


Competed at Tyson Invitational (Chris O'Hare broke the school record in the 800-meter run while Erin Huddleston and Sarah Macpherson finished first and second in the invitational mile during the Tyson Invitational. O'Hare broke his own school record clocking in at 1:48.28 to finish second in the invitational heat of the 800. Huddleston's time of 4:49.01 marks the third-fastest time in school history, while Macpherson clocked in at 4:49.04 to claim second. The TU women claimed the distance medley relay title as the veteran group of Lauren Collette, Katherine Camp, Sarah Macpherson and Erin Huddleston ran the third fastest time in school history of 11:40.07 to win the event. Paulo Pinheiro was second in the 3,000-meter invitational round crossing the line in 8:05.06. Freshman Bryce Robinson was sixth in the 60-meter dash finals, featuring some of the top sprinters in the nation, clocking in at 6.69. Senior Julian Frazier claimed ninth-place in the 400-meter dash crossing the line in 47.62.)

No. 17 MEN'S TENNIS (4-4)

Fell to No. 8 Oklahoma 5-1 (TU dropped a 5-1 decision to No. 8 Oklahoma Friday night at the Gregg Wadley Indoor Tennis Pavilion in Norman, Okla. Picking up the lone win for the Golden Hurricane was No. 69 Alejandro Espejo, who defeated No. 71-ranked Dane Webb 6-3, 7-6 at No. 3 singles.)

Defeated No. 68 TCU 4-1 (Tulsa defeated No. 68 TCU in a 4-1 affair at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center on Sunday. Tulsa took the doubles point with wins at the Nos. 1 and 2 doubles flights. Tulsa was dominant in singles play as it won or led in five of the six matches before play was halted. At No. 2 singles, Japie De Klerk, ranked No. 34 in singles, clipped No. 100 Arnau Dachs, 7-5, 6-4. No. 69 ranked Alejandro Espejo netted a 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 victory over Facundo Logones at No. 3 singles. Picking up the final win for TU was Carlos Bautista, who earned a come-from-behind triumph over Rodolfo Bustamante at No. 6 singles. After dropping the first set 7-6, (7-5), Bautista took care of business winning the final two frames 6-4 and 6-1.)

No. 23 WOMEN'S TENNIS (6-2) 

Lost to No. 60 Kansas State 4-3 (Senior Michelle Farley, junior Maria Sant'Anna and freshman Carol Benito all picked up singles victories, but the No. 23-ranked Tulsa women's tennis team dropped a 4-3 decision to No. 60 Kansas State Saturday in Manhattan, Kan. Farley picked up a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 win at No. 3 singles, while Sant'Anna earned a 7-6 (4), 6-4 triumph playing No. 4 singles. Benito earned a win at No. 6 singles 4-6, 6-1, 1-0 (7).)

Took Down Kansas 5-2 (Led by stellar play from Samantha Vickers and Isaura Enrique, the No. 23-ranked Tulsa women's tennis team took down Kansas, 5-2. The Tulsa tandem of Vickers and Enrique, ranked No. 9 in the nation, dispatched Maria Jose Cardona and Dylan Windom at No. 1 doubles by the count of 8-0 as TU took the doubles point. At No.1 singles, Vickers, ranked No. 124, defeated Maria Jose Cardona 6-1, 6-1, and Isaura Enrique took down Maria Belen Luduena, 6-1, 6-2, at No. 2 singles to give TU a 3-0 lead. Senior Michelle Farley sealed the TU victory with a 6-4, 7-5 win at No. 3 singles against Paulina Los, while Saana Saarteinen gave TU its fifth point of the afternoon with a 2-6, 6-0, 6-1 win over Claire Dreyer at No. 5 singles.)

Upcoming Schedule


Monday, February 11           M. Golf                                             at UTSA Invitational                    San Antonio, Texas         All Day

Tuesday, February 12          M. Golf                                             at UTSA Invitational                    San Antonio, Texas         All Day


Thursday, February 14         W. Basketball        at Houston*                         Houston, Texas            7:00 pm


Friday, February 15             Softball                                             at Florida State                           Tallahassee, Fla.                        12:15 pm

                                         Softball                                             vs. Hofstra                                Tallahassee, Fla.                        4:30 pm

                                         M. Tennis              at Arkansas                         Fayetteville, Ark.          5:00 pm


Saturday, February 16       M. Basketball       Houston* (FSN)                  Reynolds Center           3:30 pm

                                         Softball                                             vs. Arkansas                             Tallahassee, Fla.                        10:00 am

                                         W. Tennis             at Oklahoma                        Norman, Okla.              12 noon

                                         Softball                                             vs. TBA                            Tallahassee, Fla.                     TBA



Sunday, February 17         W. Basketball      Rice*                                  Reynolds Center           2:00 pm

                                         Softball                                             vs. TBA                            Tallahassee, Fla.                     TBA


Wednesday, February 20   M. Basketball       East Carolina*                     Reynolds Center           7:05 pm


Thursday, February 21         W. Basketball        at SMU*                               Dallas, Texas               7:00 pm


Friday, February 22             Softball                                             vs. Utah State                           Austin, Texas                 1:30 pm

                                         M. Tennis              at Texas A&M                       College Station, Texas   6:00 pm

                                         Softball                                             at Texas                           Austin, Texas              6:30 pm


Saturday, February 23         Softball                                             vs. Lamar                                  Austin, Texas                 1:00 pm

                                         M. Basketball        at UCF*                               Orlando, Fla.                3:00 pm

                                         Indoor Track          at C-USA Championship        Birmingham, Ala.           All Day

                                         Softball                 vs. TBA                               Austin, Texas               TBA

                                         W. Tennis             at Arkansas                          Fayetteville, Ark.          TBA


Sunday, February 24           W. Basketball        at Tulane*                            New Orleans, La.          2:00 pm

                                         M. Golf                                             at John Hayt Invitational    Jacksonville, Fla.                    All Day

                                         W. Golf                                            at Sugar Bowl Classic         New Orleans, La.                     All Day

                                         Indoor Track          at C-USA Championship        Birmingham, Ala.           All Day

                                         Softball                                             vs. TBA                           Austin, Texas              TBA

                                         W. Tennis             vs. Ohio State                      Fayetteville, Ark.          TBA




* = 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)

January 14 - Tiffani Couisnard (Women's Basketball)

January 21 - Saana Saarteinen (Women's Tennis)

January 28 - Taleya Mayberry (Women's Basketball)

February 5 - Clifford Marsland (Men's Tennis)

February 11 - Katherine Camp (Women's Track and Field)