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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

May 2, 2013


Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of April 22-28

Sophomore Julie Kernen (Softball) has a 3.932 GPA while majoring in arts and science. Kernen, a native of St. Louis, Mo., tied the school record for RBI in a single game with six in TU’s 11-1 win against UTEP on Saturday. On the weekend, the first baseman went 6-of-12 with eight RBI, five runs scored, two doubles and a home run as the Golden Hurricane began the week defeating Oklahoma State, 8-2, before sweeping the Miners during the weekend series.

Last Week’s Results


Placed 6th at C-USA Championship (Tulsa finished in sixth at the 2013 Conference USA Men’s Golf Championship at the Texarkana Country Club. The Hurricane finished the 54-hole tournament with a score of 881. Pacing TU was Chris Worrell, who tied for 28th with a total of 222, while Mark Mumford tied for 30th with a three-round total of 223.)


Tied for 4th at C-USA Championship (The Golden Hurricane finished in a four-place tie at the 2013 C-USA Women’s Golf Championship at the par-72 Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club Court in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Tulsa tied with SMU with a three-round total of 914. Two Tulsa golfers finished among the top-10, including freshman Antonia Von Wnuck and senior Shu-Yin Liu. Wnuck carded a final round 75 and finished in an eighth-place tie at 224, while the senior Liu finished in 10th place with a final score of 225.)


Competed against Creighton (The Tulsa rowers won five of six races against Creighton in a duel on Saturday morning at the J. Bird Sr. Shell Nest in Catoosa, Okla. Tulsa won races in the Varsity 4+, the Lightweight 4+, the Varsity 8+, the Lightweight 8+ and the Novice 8+.)

No. 25 SOFTBALL (37-13-1, 16-5 C-USA)

Defeated Oklahoma State 8-2  (Aimee Creger struck out 12 batters, and a balanced offensive attack pounded 11 hits as Tulsa defeated Oklahoma State, 8-2, Wednesday evening at Cowgirl Softball Stadium. Eight different players had a hit and seven different players drove in runs for the Golden Hurricane, which recorded its largest-ever margin of victory over the Cowgirls.)

Defeated UTEP 11-1 (Six Innings) (Julie Kernen went 4-for-4 with six RBI in Game 1, tying the school record for RBI in a single game as the Hurricane defeated UTEP, 11-1, during the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Catherine Horner went 2-for-2 with a pair of RBI, as the Golden Hurricane tallied 16 hits during the contest.)

Shut out UTEP 5-0 (Caitlin Sill went the distance allowing only six hits and zero runs as TU shut out UTEP, 5-0, in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Jill Barrett went 4-for-4, and Samantha Cobb and Shelby Blanton each tallied three hits as TU totaled 14 hits in the game.)

Defeated UTEP 8-0 (Five Innings) (Aimee Creger pitched a no-hitter and became Tulsa's all-time wins leader as the 25th-ranked Tulsa softball team completed the Conference USA weekend sweep with an 8-0 win over UTEP on Sunday. Creger (21-5) struck out five batters and allowed just two baserunners on a pair of walks for her first no-no of the season. Jill Barrett went 2-for-2 with two RBI and scored a run to complete an 8-for-10 weekend at the plate. Caitlin Everett and Shelby Blanton each added two RBI. )


Competed At Drake Relays (Dennis Hodapp finished fifth in the 10,000-meters, while the trio Ashley ScottJosie Wilcox and Paulo Pinheiro all earned sixth-place finishes at the 104th running of the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 25, at Drake Stadium. Hodapp clocked a time of 29:55.18 in the 10,000-meters to run the third-fastest time in school history, while Scott’s 5,000-meter time of 16:36.70 ranks fourth-best in program history.)

Competed At Arkansas Invitaitonal (Tulsa won five events at the Arkansas Invitaiotnal on Saturday. TU had the top-three finishers in the 1500-meter race, with freshman Adam Palamar winning the event in 3:50.87. Sophomore Chase Sammons won the discus with a heave of 169 feet, 10 inches and the shot put with a throw of 57 feet, 2.25 inches. Freshman John Teeters was victorious in the 100-meter dash crossing the line in 10.54. Junior Andrew Heyes won the 3,000-meter race in 8:24.10, which marks the sixth-fastest time in school history. On the women’s side, junior Katherine Camp was crowned the 800-meter champion crossing the line in 2:08.47.)

Upcoming Schedule


Upcoming Schedule

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

Thursday, May 9 Softball C-USA Championship Collins Complex TBA W. Golf at NCAA Regional TBA All Day Outdoor Track at C-USA Championship Houston, Texas All Day

Friday, May 10 Softball C-USA Championship Collins Complex TBA W. Golf at NCAA Regional TBA All Day Rowing at Dad Vail Regatta Philadelphia, Pa. All Day Outdoor Track at C-USA Championship Houston, Texas All Day M. Tennis vs. Michigan State (NCAA 1st Round) Waco, Texas TBA W. Tennis vs. UNLV (NCAA 1st Round) Lincoln, Neb. TBA

Saturday, May 11 Softball C-USA Championship Collins Complex TBA W. Golf at NCAA Regional TBA All Day Rowing at Dad Vail Regatta Philadelphia, Pa. All Day Outdoor Track at C-USA Championship Houston, Texas All Day M. Tennis at NCAA 2nd Round Waco, Texas TBA W. Tennis at NCAA 2nd Round Lincoln, Neb. TBA

Sunday, May 12 Outdoor Track at C-USA Championship Houston, Texas All Day


* = 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 Hudldeston (Women’s Track)

April 29 – Julie Kernen (Softball)