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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review


Nov. 7, 2011

Student-Athlete of the Week
Week of October 31 - November 6
Senior Abigail Gorman (Rowing) has maintained a 3.53 grade-point average in speech pathology. The Wauwatosa, Wisc., coxed Tulsa's Lightweight 8+ to a top finish and the Lightweight 4+ to a second-place mark at the Head of the Hooch regatta in Chattanooga, Tenn. The Lightweight 8+ posted a time of 16:53.3, over 30 seconds faster than second-place Clemson, while the Lightweight 4+ was second with a time of 18:42.6 in a field of 12 boats.

Last Week's Results
MEN'S BASKETBALL (0-0, 0-0 C-USA)
Defeated Catawba 93-59
(Tulsa wrapped up its exhibition season with a convincing victory over the visiting team from North Carolina as five players reached double figures in scoring. Sophomore center Kodi Maduka was 6-for-6 from the field and led TU with 15 points and five rebounds. Sophomore guard Jordan Clarkson and senior forward D.J. Magley both added 14 points, and Magley hauled in eight boards. Junior guard Scottie Haralson dropped 12 points, and senior forward Steven Idlet added 10 points and eight rebounds.)

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (0-0, 0-0 C-USA)
Defeated Rogers State 54-50
(Junior guard Taleya Mayberry led TU with 16 points to kickoff the exhibition campaign, while senior forward Chanice Scott added 11 points and 10 rebounds in TU's winning effort. Sophomore guard Taylor Hooker was all over the floor scoring four points, grabbing six boards, dishing out six assists and recording four steals. Junior forward Tiffani Couisnard added 10 rebounds, while senior forward Denise Lewis came off the bench to contribute nine points and five boards.)

Defeated Cameron 69-64 (TU had four players reach doubles figures as the home squad fended off a huge second-half rally from Cameron. Lewis led the way with 16 points, and junior guard Jessica McQuin came off the bench to add 12 points, three rebounds and three assists. Sophomore forward Loren McDaniel and Scott both scored 10 points.)

CROSS COUNTRY (Men ranked No. 27 in the nation)
Competed at the Conference USA Championship
(The No. 27-ranked men won their third Conference USA Championship in the last four years, while the women fell two points shy of claiming back-to-back titles. Senior Carl Stones paced the Golden Hurricane men with his fourth-place finish, while freshman Andrew Heyes was fifth. TU placed six in the top 11, and all nine Golden Hurricane runners were named All-Conference for the second-straight year. Senior Paula Whiting placed third, and junior Ashley Scott was eighth. TU's top five women all landed on the All-Conference teams, while redshirt freshman Lauren Collette was named the C-USA Freshman of the Year.)

FOOTBALL (6-3, 5-0 C-USA) Ranked No. 34 in the nation
Won at UCF 24-17
(Tulsa went on the road for Thursday Conference USA action and took down the defending C-USA Champs 24-17. Senior tight end Clay Sears caught a 16-yard TD pass from senior quarterback G.J. Kinne midway through the fourth quarter to give Tulsa the lead for good. Senior placekicker Kevin Fitzpatrick nailed all three of his field goals, and Kinne completed 15 of 28 passes for 203 yards and one TD. He also rushed 14 times for a game-high 92 yards. The Golden Hurricane racked up 251 yards rushing on the Knights, who entered the game allowing just 85 yards a game on the ground. TU outgained UCF 454-381. In four home games prior to playing host to TU, the Knights were 4-0 and had not allowed an offensive TD. Tulsa had two offensive scores and nearly tripled the nine points UCF had allowed at home all season.)

MEN'S GOLF
Placed ninth at the Baylor Intercollegiate
(Tulsa finished in a tie for ninth place with a three-round total of 863 at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate at the par-71, 7,068-yard Royal Oaks Country Club. Junior Mark Mumford tied for 26th with a 2-over par, three-round total of 215. Senior Stephen Carney tied for 30th with a tournament-total 216. Junior Chris Worrell shot 217 for the tournament, while senior Andre' Tourinho totaled 222. Sophomore John Young Kim carded a three-round total of 224 for the tournament.)

WOMEN'S GOLF
Placed second at the Texas Intercollegiate
(Junior Kristina Merkle tied for sixth place with a three-round score of 218 to lead Tulsa to a second-place finish at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational at the par-72, 6,244-yard University of Texas Golf Club. The Golden Hurricane finished with a tournament-total 892 to tie for second. Senior Sarah Elliot tied for 15th with a three-round total of 224. Fellow senior Marita Engzelius and freshman Anna Young both tied for 22nd with a three-round total of 226. Sophomore Kayla Riede totaled 243 for the tournament.)

ROWING
Competed at the Head of the Hooch
(Tulsa concluded the 2011 fall campaign at the Head of the Hooch Regatta on the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, Tenn. TU raced in the Single, Pair and Open 8+ today. Jamie Roloff, a freshman from Richboro, Pa., raced a Lightweight 1x to a third-place finish with a time of 20:33.6 in a field of 10 boats. In the Open 8+, TU's `A' boat captured a sixth-place finish with a time of 17:12.8, while the `B' boat was 13th and the `C' boat was 21st in a field of 32 boats. The Golden Hurricane also raced five boats in the Open 2-, including Jessica Fosdyck and Katie Holtvogt, which turned in a sixth-place time of 20:01.1. In the first day of action, Tulsa's Lightweight 8+ turned in a top finish and all eight boats were in the top-15. The Lightweight 8+ posted a time of 16:53.3, more than 30 seconds faster than second-place Clemson, while the Lightweight 4+ was second with a time of 18:42.6. The Championship 4+ `A' turned in a third-place time of 17:56.7, while the TU `B' boat was 50 seconds behind in 15th place in a field of 28 points. Also in a Four, the Novice team finished fourth in a field of 34 boats with a time of 20:35.4. The Hurricane's Championship 8+ `A' had a seventh-place time of 16:36.2, and the `B' boat was 14th with a time of 16:51.0.)

MEN'S SOCCER (5-12, 1-7 C-USA)
Lost to No. 17 UAB 2-1
(TU ended its 2011 campaign with a home loss to the No. 17-ranked team in the nation despite holding an 18-10 shot advantage. UAB scored first in the 58th minute, but senior forward Corey Albertson equalized in the 62nd. TU allowed a game-winning goal in the 89th minute. Junior goalkeeper Mason Gist played the first 25:08 in net and saved two shots. Sophomore goalkeeper Cody Mumma played the final 64:52. He allowed two goals and did not record a save. Both teams attempted seven corner kicks.)

WOMEN'S SOCCER (10-8-3, 4-5-2 C-USA)
Lost at No. 6 Memphis 2-1 (OT)
(Despite being outshot 30-5 in the quarterfinals of the C-USA Championship, Tulsa came within a few short minutes of sending the game into a penalty shootout. Sophomore midfielder Bradi Hinch put TU ahead in the 51st minute, but a goal in the 81st minute sent the game into overtime, and the host Tigers won in the extra session with a goal in the 93rd minute. Memphis went on to win the Conference USA Championship. Junior midfielder Lexis Learmonth and junior defender Claire Hulcer assisted on the goal from Hinch. Junior goalkeeper Katie Bykowski saved nine shots and allowed two goals in 92:58 of action.)

MEN'S TENNIS
Competed at the 2011 USTA/ITA National Indoor Championship
(The No. 4-ranked doubles team of senior Ashley Watling and junior Clifford Marsland made it all the way to the finals of the 2011 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Men's Doubles Championship. The duo lost in three sets to the No. 3 team from Ohio State, but in the process became the first players from Tulsa to ever compete in the finals at the singles or doubles indoor national championships.)

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Competed at the 2011 USTA/ITA National Indoor Championship
(Sophomore Samantha Vickers competed in the 2011 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Women's Singles Championship this past week. She lost in a three-set tiebreak (after holding a 4-1 lead in the set) to the eventual national runner-up from Florida. Vickers also picked up a win in the consolation bracket before losing in the quarterfinals to the consolation champion from Duke.)

VOLLEYBALL (23-5, 14-1 C-USA)
Won at Tulane 3-0 (25-10, 26-24, 25-17)
(Junior outside hitter Tyler Henderson led Tulsa with a match-high 19 kills as the road side easily dispatched of the Green Wave. Junior setter Jordan Clampitt dished out 22 assists, while both junior libero Jessica Adams and sophomore outside hitter Kellie Culbertson added 11 digs. Junior outside hitter Diana Silva added 10 digs, while freshman setter Bailey Clampitt tallied 10 assists. Tulsa outhit Tulane .286 to .081.)

Won at Tulane 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-14) (The Golden Hurricane racked up its 10th-straight victory after sweeping Tulane on back-to-back days. Henderson and Silva both pounded 17 kills, while Silva had a double-double with 13 digs. Adams recorded 20 digs, while Jordan Clampitt tallied 25 assists. Culbertson added 12 digs and Bailey Clampitt dished out 14 assists. TU outhit the Green Wave .283 to .133.)

Upcoming Schedule
Nov. 11 (Fri.)	M. Basketball	Arkansas-Little Rock			7 pm
		W. Basketball	at Arkansas-Little Rock			7 pm
		Volleyball	at Rice*				7 pm

Nov. 12 (Sat.) Cross Country at NCAA Midwest Regional (DeKalb, Ill.) 10 am Football Marshall* 11 am

Nov. 13 (Sun.) Volleyball at Houston* 1 pm M. Basketball Southeastern Louisiana 2 pm

Nov. 14 (Mon.) W. Basketball BYU 7 pm

* = 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)