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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Antonia Von Wnuck
Antonia Von Wnuck

April 16, 2013

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Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of April 8-14

Freshman Antonia Von Wnuck (Women’s Golf) holds a 3.538 GPA in management. Von Wnuck a native of Frankfort, Germany, finished in a fifth-place tie to pace the Golden Hurricane at the Fresno State Lexus Classic on Tuesday. Von Wnuck finished with a three-round total of 221 as TU finished second at the meet with a three-round total of 893.

Last Week’s Results

WOMEN’S GOLF

Finished second at Fresno State Lexus Classic (The TU women’s golf squad finished second at the Fresno State Lexus Classic with a three-round total of 893. Leading the TU charge was freshman Antonia Von Wnuck, who tied for fifth with a score of 221, while Kristina Merkle finished tied for seventh, one stroke behnd Von Wnuck. Shu-Yin Liu tallied a score of 225.)

ROWING

Competed At Knecht Cup (Both the Tulsa Lightweight 4+ and Lightweight 8+ boats turned in third-place marks in the Grand Finals to earn bronze medals at the Knecht Cup on the Cooper River in Cherry Hill, N.J. In the Four, Tulsa tallied a tie of 8:06.81 to trail first-place performer Penn State by nine seconds and Boston by three seconds. The Hurricane was just six seconds behind Wisconsin and five seconds more than Bucknell to finish third in the Eight with a time of 6:48.51.)

Won Lawless Cup (The Tulsa rowers swept SMU and captured the Lawless Cup on Saturday morning at White Rock Lake in Dallas, Texas. In the title race, TU's Varsity 8+ turned in a time of 6:50.9, which was 19 seconds faster than the Mustangs' time of 7:09.0. In the Second Varsity 8+, the Golden Hurricane posted a time of 7:07.4 and the Mustangs were 16 seconds back with a time of 7:23.5.) 

No. 17 SOFTBALL (32-11-1, 12-3 C-USA)

Defeated UAB  (Aimee Creger (17-3) struck out 10 batters, allowing just four hits, two walks and an unearned run in a 4-1 victory against UAB on Saturday. Samantha Cobb drove in two runs as TU scored two runs in the third, and one run in each of the fifth and sixth innings.)

Lost to UAB 9-7 (UAB defeated TU, 9-7, during the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Cassidy Bowen, Haley Henshaw and Julie Kernen all homered in the defeat to the Blazers. Kernen’s blast was a three-run homer, and Bowen and Henshaw each knocked in two-run round-trippers for the Hurricane.)

Defeated by UAB, 1-0 ( Aimee Creger struck out 12 batters, but a sixth-inning solo home run by UAB's Kristen McGrath was the difference as the Golden Hurricane fell to the Blazers, 1-0, in the Conference USA series finale Sunday afternoon. Creger gave up just four hits in seven innings of work, but TU only mustered three hits on the afternoon.)

No. 21 MEN’S TENNIS (13-6)

Swept No. 62 Tulane 7-0 (The No. 21 Tulsa men's tennis squad concluded its regular season with a 7-0 sweep of No. 62 Tulane, Saturday, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center. The match marked the final home tilt for seniors Tristan Jackson and Grant Ive, who each won their final singles matches at home. Ive defeated Joe Young, 6-4, 2-6, 10-4 while Jackson took down Ian Van Cott, 4-6, 6-0, 10-6. Carlos Bautista and Cliff Marsland won at No. 5 and No. 2 singles positions, and are riding eight-match winning streaks.)

No. 26 WOMEN’S TENNIS (17-5)

Defeated UT-Arlington 7-0 (The No. 26 Tulsa women’s tennis squad swept UT-Arlington, 7-0, Friday, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center. TU won all three doubles matches in convincing fashion. In singles competition, Samantha Vickers, Maria Sant’anna, Isaura Enrique, Saana Saarteinen, Renata Kuricova and Michelle Farley all picked up triumphs.)

Defeated No. 28 Memphis 4-2 (Senior Michelle Farley’s triumph on Court 3 clinched a 4-2 victory for the No. 26 Tulsa women’s tennis squad against No. 28 Memphis, Sunday, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center. Farley’s 6-3, 3-6, 6-0, win against UM’s Liza Tymchenko extended TU’s winning streak to eight and its home match winning streak to 45 matches. Samantha Vickers ranked No. 18 in singles play, defeated No. 44 Courtney Collins, 6-2, 6-3. Vickers has won 15 straight singles matches.)

TRACK 

Competed At Nebraska Quad (The Tulsa track and field squad won five titles at the Nebraska Quad at the Ed Weir Track on Saturday, April 13. On the men's side, the freshman duo of Bryce Robinson and John Teeters went 1-2 in the 100-meter dash. Robinson, a 2013 Indoor All-American in the 60-meter dash, ran the fourth fastest time in school history of 10.43, while Teeters clocked in at 10.52. Freshman Simon Greiner won the 1,500 in 3:54.00 to win the event. Sophomore Chase Sammons won the men's shot put with a throw of 17.27 meters (56-8) to win his fourth title of the young outdoor season. The Tulsa women won two events, as senior Caroline Schuster won the 400-meter dash in 55.14, and senior Ashley Scott won the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:35.72.)

Upcoming Schedule

                                                        

Thursday, April 18              Outdoor Track       at Mt. SAC Invitational            Walnut, Calif.                    All Day

 

Friday, April 19                  Outdoor Track       at Mt. SAC Invitational            Walnut, Calif.                    All Day

                                       M. Tennis              at C-USA Championship          Memphis, Tenn.                 10 a.m.

                                       W. Tennis             at C-USA Championship          Houston, Texas                 12 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 20              Softball                at Houston* (DH)                   Houston, Texas                 1:00 pm

                                       Rowing                 at Lake Natoma Invitational     Gold River, Calif.              All Day

                                       M. Tennis              at C-USA Championship          Memphis, Tenn.                 TBA

                                       W. Tennis             at C-USA Championship          Houston, Texas                 TBA

 

Sunday, April 21                Softball                at Houston*                           Houston, Texas                 12 noon

                                       M. Golf                 at C-USA Championship          Texarkana, Ark.                 All Day

                                       Rowing                 at Lake Natoma Invitational     Gold River, Calif.              All Day

                                       M. Tennis              at C-USA Championship          Memphis, Tenn.                 TBA

                                       W. Tennis             at C-USA Championship          Houston, Texas                 TBA

 

Monday, April 22                M. Golf                 at C-USA Championship          Texarkana, Ark.                 All Day

                                       W. Golf                at C-USA Championship          Gulf Shores, Ala.               All Day

 

Tuesday, April 23               M. Golf                 at C-USA Championship          Texarkana, Ark.                 All Day

                                       W. Golf                at C-USA Championship          Gulf Shores, Ala.               All Day

 

Wednesday, April 24          Softball                at Oklahoma State                  Stillwater, Okla.                 7:00 pm

                                       W. Golf                at C-USA Championship          Gulf Shores, Ala.               All Day

 

Thursday, April 25              Outdoor Track       at Drake Relays                     Des Moines, Iowa              All Day

 

Saturday, April 27              Rowing               vs. Creighton                       Catoosa, Okla.                 TBA

                                       Softball                at UTEP* (DH)                       El Paso, Texas                  3:00 pm

                                       Outdoor Track       at Arkansas Invitational           Fayetteville, Ark.               All Day

                                      

Sunday, April 28                Softball                at UTEP* (DH)                       El Paso, Texas                  1:00 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)

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)

February 18 – Chris O’Hare (Men’s Track and Field)

February 25 – Jill Barrett (Softball)

March 4 – Japie De Klerk (Men’s Tennis)

March 11 – Aimee Creger (Softball)

March 18 – Taleya Mayberry (Women’s Basketball)

March 25 – Allyson Brooks (Women’s Rowing)

April 1 – Julian Frazier (Men’s Track and Field)

April 8 – Grant Ive (Men’s Tennis)

Arpil 15 – Antonia Von Wnuck (Women’s Golf)