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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Jamie Roloff, this week's Student-Athlete of the Week
Jamie Roloff, this week's Student-Athlete of the Week

Nov. 7, 2012

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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

(November 5, 2012 . . . Issue #12)

Student-Athletes of the Week

Week of October 30-November 5

Sophomore Jamie Roloff (Women's Rowing) has a 3.258 GPA in Exercise and Sports Science. Roloff, a native of Richboro, Pa., had a strong showing at the Head of the Hooch Regatta on the Tennessee River in Chatanooga, Tenn. last weekend.  Roloff was a part of the Lightweight 4+ `A' boat that won its race with a time of 18:28.0 and the Lightweight 8+ `A' boat that earned the top mark with a time of 17:00.4. Additionally, Roloff snared a fourth-place finish in the LIghweight 1x clocking in at 21:04.8. The regatta marked the final event of the fall campaign for the women's rowing squad.

Last Week's Results

MEN'S BASKETBALL

Defeated Panhandle State 113-70 (Exhibition) (The Tulsa men's basketball team sprinted to a 113-70 victory over Panhandle State in the final exhibition contest on Sunday. Six Tulsa players scored in double-figures and 11 of the 12 players scored at least one point. Freshman James Woodard led the attack with a game-high 23 points and added five assists, while fellow freshman guard Shaquille Harrison tallied 18 points and had a team-high four steals. Seniors Scottie Haralson and Kauri Black added 15 and 13 points, respectively. Sophomore Shad Smith had 12 points and freshman D'Andre Wright scored 11 points for the Hurricane. After a five-point game at halftime where Tulsa held a 50-45 lead, the Hurricane outscored Panhandle State 63-25 in the second half.)

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Defeated Rogers State 88-50 (Exhibition) (Taleya Mayberry had a team-best 20 points, Loren McDaniel posted a double-double and freshman Ashley Clark netted double-digit points to lead Tulsa to an 88-50 win over Rogers State in an exhibition contest on Wednesday night at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. McDaniel had 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Clark added 12 points. Tiffani Couisnard had eight points, 10 rebounds, a team-best six steals and five assists. Freshmen Jasmine Vasquez and Antoinet Webster each added seven points. All 10 players in the game scored at least four points and seven of them hit at least one three-pointer.)

Defeated Mid-America Christian 83-50 (Exhibition) (Two players posted double-doubles and four scored in double figures to lead the Tulsa women's basketball team to an 83-50 win over Mid-America Christian in an exhibition contest on Sunday afternoon at the Donald W. Reynolds Center. Taleya Mayberry had a team-leading 27 points, but was one assist away from a double-double with nine. Tiffani Couisnard tallied a double-double with 13 points and a team-high 15 rebounds, while Loren McDaniel had 10 points and 10 boards. Kelsee Grovey also scored in double figures with 10 points and added a team-best seven steals. Mariah Turner had eight points and Ashley Clark scored six.)

FOOTBALL (7-2, 5-0 C-USA)

Fell to Arkansas 19-15 (Tulsa's seven-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Hurricane fell at Arkansas, 19-15, in front of a crowd of 64,451 fans at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. Cody Green threw for 222 yards on 22-of-37 passing, and Trey Watts ran 19 times for 81 yards and a touchdown to lead the Hurricane (7-2). TU rushed for 106 yards, led by Watts' 81 yards on the ground. Keyarris Garrett caught a career-high 12 passes for 94 yards. DeAundre Brown tallied 11 tackles to lead a TU defense that totaled four tackles for loss, a sack and four quarterback hurries. Dexter McCoil picked off his 16th career pass and third of the season in the first half, and Mitchell Osborne forced his second fumble of the season in the third quarter.)

MEN'S GOLF

Finished Eighth at Royal Oaks Intercollegiate (The Tulsa men's golf team concluded the fall campaign with an eighth-place finish at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate in Dallas, Texas. TU turned in two-over part 854 during the three round tournament. Logan McCracken claimed 10th place with a score of 210, while Chris Worrell was three strokes back in 21st place.)

WOMEN'S GOLF

Finished Fifth at Betsy Rawls Invite (The Tulsa women golfers closed out the fall season on Tuesday at the 39th Annual Betsy Rawls Invitational. TU finished the 54-hole tournament with a 19-over total of 883. The Hurricane finished ahead of six top-40 ranked teams at the par-72 University of Texas Golf Club course. Senior Shu-Yin Liu, the first round leader after scoring a career-best 68 placed 14th overall in the field of 81 golfers. She finished with a two-over par 218. Freshman Jessica Lydia finished in a tie for 21st place with a five-over par 221 score.)

WOMEN'S ROWING

Competed At Head of the Hooch Regatta (The Tulsa rowers concluded their fall slate at the Head of the Hooch Regatta on the Tennesee River in Chattanooga, Tenn. Megan Melott-Elliott, Jamie Roloff, Emalia Seto, Sarah Ringler and Colleen Wohlrab raced TU's Lightweight 4+ `A' to a top mark with a time of 18:28.0, while the Hurricane `B' boat was fourth. In the Lightweight 8+, Tulsa again earned the top mark with a time of 17:00.4 and the `B' boat was fourth. Marissa Catalanotto turned in a second-place time of 20:56.1 in the Lightweight 1x, while Roloff was fourth with a time of 21:04.8. Wohlrab and Jasmine McGill were fifth and seventh, respectively. Tulsa's Novice 4+ `A' consisting of Helen Char, Emily Loudenback, Elizabeth Keane, Catalanotto and Jasmine McGill, captured a top finish in a time of 19:24.5.)

MEN'S SOCCER (11-5-1, 5-2-1 C-USA)

Defeated FIU 2-1 (Cristian Mata and Omar Mata both tallied a goal to give the Tulsa men's soccer team a 2-1 win over FIU on Saturday night in Miami, Fla. After facing a 1-0 deficit at half, Cristian evened the score in the 51st minute as he punched in a goal off an assist from Omar, and then Omar drilled in a penalty kick in the 80th minute for the game-winner. Stephen Roberson had a team-best three shots, while Omar, Cristian and Kyle Cumings each had two attempts, and three others had one shot. Mark Pais logged all 90 minutes in goal and earned seven saves. With the win, Tulsa earned the second seed in the Conference USA Championship this week.)

WOMEN'S SOCCER (12-6-4, 6-3-1 C-USA)

Took Down ECU 1-0 (OT) (Rebecca Handley's goal in overtime lifted Tulsa past East Carolina by a score of 1-0 to advance to the semifinals at the Conference USA Soccer Championship. Handley scored in the 95th minute in golden goal overtime off of a corner kick by Jordan O'Brien, which marked Handley's eighth goal of the year and fourth in as many games. O'Brien had a team-best three shots. Haley Harrymann logged all 90 minutes between the posts, picked up two saves, and earned her fourth shutout of the year. Both teams had 17 shots, while Tulsa had a 6-2 lead in shots on goal and a 10-1 advantage in corner kicks.)

Tied Colorado College 1-1 (3OT), Advanced on Penalty Kicks (5-4) (Tulsa advanced to the C-USA Championship after besting Colorado College 5-4 in penalty kicks after the match was deadlocked at 1-1. After Colorado College scored in the 52nd minute, Camille Pelley leveled the contest at 1-1 scoring after a shot from Claire Nicholson. Claire Hulcer, Lexis Learmonth, Bradi Hinch, Claire Nicholson and Lindsay Kirch all scored on their penalty kick attempts. TU had a 19-16 lead in shots, including an 8-5 advantage in shots on goal, and a 4-3 lead in corner kicks.)

Fell to UCF 2-0 (Tulsa's fifth-seeded women's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to third-seeded UCF in the Conference USA Championship game on Sunday. Claire Hulcer had a team-best three shots, while Jordan O'Brien and Claire Nicholson each had two attempts. Camille Pelley and Alexa Sidorakis both had one shot. Hayley Harryman logged all 90 minutes in goal and recorded seven saves. UCF had a 20-9 lead in shots, including a 9-2 advantage in shots on goal, and took all six corner kicks in the contest.)

MEN'S TENNIS

Competed at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney (Sophomore Alejandro Espejo and freshman Matt Kirby won the Garnet Draw doubles title at the USTA Clay Court Invitational at Disney. Espejo and Kirby defeated Florida State's Jao Gauer and Cristian Gonzalez Mendez, 8-2 in the semifinals before defeating Florida State's Andres Bucaro and Michael Rinaldi, 8-1, in the finals. Espejo also won his match in consolation play defeating Jorge Blasco of UCF, 6-2, 6-2.)

WOMEN'S TENNIS

Competed at Memphis Invite (In its second to last tournament of the fall season, five members of the Tulsa women's tennis team competed at the Memphis Invitational last weekend. Belen Rivera went a perfect 2-0 in singles play in round robin action, while fellow freshman Saana Saarteinen advanced to the finals in the Gray Draw going 2-1 during the weekend.)

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL (19-9, 12-2 C-USA)

Took Down Tulane 3-2 (23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 25-14, 15-7) (TU defeated Tulane in five sets on Thursday to pick up its 12th conference win of the year. Tulsa held the Green Wave to a 0.78 hitting percentage and the Hurricane tallied a season high 14 blocks in the win. Senior Tyler Henderson paced the squad with 18 kills, while junior Kellie Culbertson chipped in 15 kills,19 digs and two service aces. Sophomore Carly Boatwright and freshman Ashley Hooper picked up seven blocks apiece.)

Lost to UTEP 3-2 (17-25, 25-18, 16-25, 27-25, 11-15) (The Golden Hurricane saw its six-match winning streak halted at the hands of the UTEP Miners on Sunday. Senior Tyler Henderson paced TU with 24 kills, while senior Diana Silva had 15 kills and 13 digs in only the Hurricane's second conference loss of the season. Senior Jordan Clampitt had 29 assists and 12 digs, while fellow senior Jessica Adams led the squad with 21 digs.)

Upcoming Schedule

           

Thursday, November 8     M. Tennis            USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

                                      W. Tennis           USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

 

 

Friday, November 9        Volleyball          Rice*                                    Reynolds Center            7:00 pm

                                      W. Basketball      at Oral Roberts                      Mabee Center                  7:00 pm

                                      M. Soccer           at C-USA Championship          Birmingham, Ala.              TBA

                                      Cross Country     at NCAA Midwest Regional      Springfield, Mo.                All Day

                                      M. Tennis            USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

                                      W. Tennis           USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

 

Saturday, November 10    Football              at Houston* (CBS SN)            Houston, Texas               4:00 pm

                                      M. Tennis            USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

                                      W. Tennis           USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

 

 

Sunday, November 11     Volleyball          Houston*                             Reynolds Center            1:00 pm

                                      M. Basketball     LSU Shreveport                    Reynolds Center            7:00 pm

                                      M. Soccer           at C-USA Championship          Birmingham, Ala.              TBA

                                      M. Tennis            USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

                                      W. Tennis           USTA/ITA Indoors                   Flushing, N.Y.                 All Day

 

Monday, November 12    W. Basketball     UALR                                   Reynolds Center            7:00 pm

 

Thursday, November 15  W. Basketball     Arkansas                              Convention Center         7:00 pm

                                      M. Basketball       vs. Northern Kentucky            San Diego, Calif.             TBA

 

Friday, November 16      Volleyball          C-USA Championship           Reynolds Center            TBA

                                      M. Basketball       at San Diego                          San Diego, Calif.             TBA

 

Saturday, November 17   Football             UCF* (FSN)                          Chapman Stadium          11 a.m.

                                      Volleyball          C-USA Championship           Reynolds Center            TBA

                                      Cross Country     at NCAA Championship           Louisville, Ky.                 All Day

                                      M. Basketball       vs. Cal State Northridge          San Diego, Calif.             TBA

 

Sunday, November 18     Volleyball          C-USA Championship           Reynolds Center            TBA

 

 

* = 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)