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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review


March 26, 2012

Student-Athlete of the Week
Week of March 19 - 25
Junior Chris Worrell (Men's Golf) has maintained a 3.85 grade-point average in finance. The Enid, Okla., native finished in a tie for 27th this past weekend at the Desert Shootout after firing an even-par three-round total of 216. He helped lead the Golden Hurricane to a sixth-place finish overall.

Last Week's Results
MEN'S GOLF
Finished sixth at the Desert Shootout
(Tulsa shot a three-round total of 858 to finish sixth on the Palm Valley Golf Course in Goodyear, Ariz. Freshman Matt Mabrey led the Golden Hurricane with his 17th-place finish. He fired a 2-under-par score of 214. Juniors Chris Worrell and Mark Mumford both tied for 27th with an even-par 216, while senior Stephen Carney was 36th with a score of 2-over 218.)

SOFTBALL (22-6, 8-1 C-USA)
Won at Southern Miss 13-8
(The Golden Hurricane opened the road series with a 13-run performance, and the team was able to outhit Southern Miss 14-9. Junior center fielder Caitlin Everett and junior designated player Lacey Middlebrooks led TU with three hits each. Everett scored three times and Middlebrooks added four RBIs. Sophomore pitcher Aimee Creger earned the win after allowing six runs (two earned) on five hits in 6.0 innings of work. She struck out 11 and walked three.)

Won at Southern Miss 6-1 (Junior third baseman Jill Barrett led TU with a 3-for-3 performance, while also scoring twice. Junior shortstop Samantha Cobb was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run, and senior second baseman Skylar Swanson added a three-run homer. Everett scored twice, and TU outhit the Golden Eagles 11-3. Middlebrooks pitched a complete game and allowed just one run on three hits, while striking out eight.)

Won at Southern Miss 6-3 (Tulsa earned the series sweep over Southern Miss, and the team was again led by Barrett's 3-for-4 effort. Swanson hit a home run in back-to-back games, and junior catcher Cassidy Bowen was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Middlebrooks threw another complete game, and she allowed just three runs (two earned) in the winning effort. TU outhit USM 12-6.)

MEN'S TENNIS (10-7, 1-0 C-USA) Ranked No. 27 in the nation
Won at No. 18 Fresno State 4-3
(The Golden Hurricane picked up its second victory over a top-20 opponent this year in Fresno, Calif. Tulsa swept the doubles point and secured wins at the bottom three spots in singles. Juniors Grant Ive and Tristan Jackson joined freshman Alejandro Espejo as the three members of the team to win both singles and doubles matches.)

Defeated Hawai'i 5-1 (Tulsa defeated Hawai'i after a six-hour, 30-minute rain delay in Fresno. The two teams did not compete in doubles due to time constraints, and the Golden Hurricane picked up wins at flights 2-6.)

Upcoming Schedule
March 26 (Mon.)	W. Golf	at UALR Women's Golf Classic (Hot Springs, Ark.)	All Day

March 27 (Tues.)W. Tennis at No. 41 Oklahoma State 2 pm M. Tennis No. 25 Oklahoma 5 pm W. Golf at UALR Women's Golf Classic (Hot Springs, Ark.) All Day

March 28 (Wed.) Softball at Arkansas 4 pm

March 31 (Sat.) W. Tennis at Houston* 10 am Softball at Texas 11 am Softball vs. New Mexico (Austin, Texas) 4 pm Outdoor Track at Razorback Invitational (Fayetteville, Ark.) All Day Rowing at San Diego Crew Classic (San Diego, Calif.) All Day

April 1 (Sun.) W. Tennis at Rice* 11 am Rowing at San Diego Crew Classic (San Diego, Calif.) All Day

* = Conference USA event

Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week Winners August 29 - Katie Bykowski (Women's Soccer) September 5 - Jake Dobkins (Men's Soccer) September 12 - G.J. Kinne (Football) September 19 - Jessica Adams (Volleyball) September 26 - Diana Silva (Volleyball) October 3 - Trent Dupy (Football) October 10 - Claire Hulcer (Women's Soccer) October 17 - Carl Stones (Cross Country) October 24 - John Young Kim (Men's Golf) October 31 - Samantha Vickers (Women's Tennis) November 7 - Abigail Gorman (Rowing) November 14 - Paula Whiting (Cross Country) November 21 - Alan Dock (Football) November 28 - Tiffani Couisnard (Women's Basketball) December 5 - Kelsey Hancock (Volleyball) January 2 - Taleya Mayberry (Women's Basketball) January 9 - Steven Idlet (Men's Basketball) January 16 - Bonny Davidson (Women's Tennis) January 23 - Julian Frazier (Men's Track) January 30 - Clifford Marsland (Men's Tennis) February 6 - Sam Masters (Men's Track) February 13 - Tristan Jackson (Men's Tennis) February 20 - Cassidy Bowen (Softball) February 27 - Chris O'Hare (Men's Track) March 5 - Jill Barrett (Softball) March 13 - Chris O'Hare (Men's Track) March 19 - Kamryn Ruffin (Women's Golf) March 26 - Chris Worrell (Men's Golf)