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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Erin Huddleston
Erin Huddleston

April 22, 2013

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

(April 22, 2013 . . . Issue #34)

Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of April 15-21

Senior Erin Huddleston (Women’s Track and Field) has a 3.876 GPA while majoring in exercise and sports science. Huddleston, a native of Point Lookout, Mo., broke the school record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase this past weekend at the Mt. Sac Relays in Walnut, Calif. Huddleston ran a time of 10:40.92 in the Olympic Development race to break Ashlea Filfillan’s mark of 10:45.92 set in 2007.

Last Week’s Results

ROWING

Competed At Lake Natoma Invitational (The Tulsa rowers earned a top finish in the Varisty 8+ and a second-place mark in the Varisty 4+ in the final day of the Lake Natoma Invitaitonal in Gold River, Calif. TU's Varsity 8+ raced a time of 6:52.6 to finish seven seconds ahead of Sacramento State (6:59.8), while in the Varsity 4+ it was Kansas that crossed the finish line first in a time of 7:42.6, but Tulsa was four seconds behind with a time of 7:46.5.) 

No. 22 SOFTBALL (33-13-1, 13-5 C-USA)

Lost to Houston 4-3  (Tulsa took a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning, but Houston scored three runs to pick up the 4-3 win. Aimee Creger struck out 11 batters and allowed four earned runs on six hits with six walks. Jill Barrett collected three hits, while Samantha Cobb and Haley Henshaw each smashed home runs to lead TU.)

Fell to Houston, 3-2 (Down 2-0 in the sixth inning, Tulsa scored twice in the top of the inning to tie the game, 2-2, but Houston’s Haley Outon led off the seventh with a home run for a 3-2 Cougars win over the Hurricane. Samantha Cobb had two of TU’s six hits, while Haley Henshaw and Catherine Horner each knocked in a run to pace the TU offense.)

Defeated Houston, 2-0 (Jill Barrett scored twice and Aimee Creger struck out eight in a complete-game performance as Tulsa defeated Houston, 2-0, in the Conference USA series finale Sunday afternoon at Cougar Softball Field. Julie Kernen and Haley Henshaw provided the RBI for the Golden Hurricane, while Creger (18-5) scattered five hits and two walks in her fourth shutout of the season.)

No. 23 MEN’S TENNIS (15-7)

Defeated East Carolina, 4-1 (Tulsa dispatched East Carolina, 4-1, Friday, in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Men’s Tennis Championship. After dropping the doubles point, TU rallied in singles play as Alejandro Espejo, Grant Ive, Japie De Klerk and Carlos Bautista earned wins for the Hurricane.)

Defeated No. 72 SMU, 4-2 (TU defeated SMU, 4-2, in the semifinals of the C-USA Men’s Tennis Championship. The Hurricane claimed the doubles point, and had a 2-0 lead after No. 48-ranked Clifford Marsland earned a 6-4, 6-3 win on Court 2. After SMU made it a 3-2 contest, freshman Carlos Bautista clinched the match with a 6-1, 6-7, 6-3 win on Court 5.)

Fell to No. 35 Memphis, 4-2 (The Hurricane lost to No. 35-ranked Memphis, 4-2, in the finals of the C-USA Men’s Tennis Championship. Picking up points for the Hurricane were junior Clifford Marsland, who earned his 10th-straight singles win, and freshman Carlos Bautista, who earned his 11th-straight triumph. )

No. 24 WOMEN’S TENNIS (19-6)

Defeated Marshall 4-0 (TU earned a 4-0 victory over Marshall during the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship. TU clinched the doubles point, and Renata Kuricova, Samantha Vickers and Maria Sant’Anna all picked up wins in singles competition.)

Defeated No. 35 Memphis 4-3 (Tulsa rallied from a 3-2 deficit to take down Memphis, 4-3, in the semifinals of the C-USA Women’s Tennis Championship. Samantha Vickers extended her winning streak to 17 matches with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 win over Courtney Collins. Clinching the match for TU was Renata Kuricova, who defeated Stefanie Mikesz 6-1, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-5).)

Lost to No. 20 Rice, 4-1 (The Golden Hurricane lost to the No. 20-ranked Rice Owls, 4-1, on Sunday in the finals of the Conference USA Women’s Tennis Championship. Picking up the lone point for the Golden Hurricane was Michelle Farley, who defeated Liat Zimmermann, 7-5, 6-2 at No. 3 singles.)

TRACK 

Competed At Mt. Sac Relays (Erin Huddleston set a TU school record of 10:40:92  in the Olympic Development race of 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Mt. Sac Relays. In the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase “A” race, junior Emmett Cookson recorded a time of 9:35.76 to earn an 18th-place showing. The TU trio of sophomore Tim Rackers, freshman Marc Scott and sophomore Brandi Krieg all attained personal bests in the 5,000-meters.)

 

Upcoming Schedule

                                                        

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

 

Tuesday, April 30             All Sports            Golden ‘Cane Awards           Reynolds Center              6:00 pm

 

Wednesday, May 1           Softball                                             Missouri State                                Collins Complex                  5:00 pm

 

Saturday, May 4               Softball                                             Southern Miss* (DH)                      Collins Complex                  1:00 pm

                                       Outdoor Track       at Arkansas Twilight                Fayetteville, Ark.               All Day

 

Sunday, May 5                             Softball                                               Southern Miss*                Collins Complex                  12 noon

 

 

* = 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)

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

April 22 – Erin Huddleston (Women’s Track)