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May 17, 2014

College roundup

NSU woman golfer in 18th

NSU WOMAN GOLFER IN 18TH - Freshman Baylee Price improved to tie for 18th after Friday’s third round of the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship, which is being held at the par-71, 5,928 yard Rock Barn Golf and Spa.

Price moved up on the leaderboard to end day three in a tie for 18th after shooting a 76. She shot 3-over par on the front nine, and two-over on the back nine to reach her current standing with an overall total of 226.

Jessica Bradley of Lynn, crept up to the first spot on the leaderboard after carding 2-under par. She posted an overall score of 217 to help her team remain in first moving into tomorrow’s final round.

Lynn currently sits in first with an overall team score of 882. Barry and Tarleton State sit knotted in second with scores of 895. Rollins College (909) moved up and currently sits in fourth followed by Indianapolis in fifth (913).


LAMAR 5, ORAL ROBERTS 4 – An outfield error was the difference on Friday night as Lamar University won a crucial Southland Conference contest over Oral Roberts University, 5-4, in 10 innings at J.L. Johnson Stadium. ORU and Lamar will meet for the final time on Saturday at J.L. Johnson Stadium, with the winner advancing to next week’s SLC Tournament.  The loser’s season will be over.

ARKANSAS 4, MISSOURI 0 – No. 24 Arkansas (34-21, 15-14 SEC) scored three times in the fifth inning on its way to a win over against Missouri (20-32, 6-22) Friday evening at Taylor Stadium in SEC action. Chris Oliver (7-4) tossed another masterpiece in the victory, allowing just two hits and no runs in six innings of work, while striking out five.


OU IN SECOND – The 19th-ranked University of Oklahoma men’s golf team remains in second place at the NCAA Eugene Regional with a two-round 567 (+7). The 54-hole tournament is being played at the 6,990-yard, par-70 Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.

Against the 13-team field, OU tallied a 7-over 287 on Friday, finishing the day nine strokes off No. 1 seed and fourth-ranked Stanford.

Michael Gellerman and Beau Titsworth shot the same score as their 2-over 72s brought their two-round totals to 141 (+1), good for a tie for seventh place.

Charlie Saxon shares 10th place at 142 (+2). Michael Schoolcraft (146) shot a 5-over 75 on Friday, tied for 24th, while Max McGreevy (149) bounced back from a rough first round to tally a 72 (+2) and is tied for 60th.

OSU, ARKANSAS SHARE LEAD – Oklahoma State and Arkansas share the lead after the second round of the NCAA Columbia Regional on Friday at The Club at Old Hawthorne.

Through 36 holes, the Cowboys tallied a 17-under total of 559, knotting them with Arkansas at the par-72, 7,141-yard layout. Missouri came in with a 561 tally and alone in third place.

For Oklahoma State, Jordan Niebrugge is in a three-way tie for second place at 6-under 138. Wyndham Clark maintains his tie for seventh place along with teammat Talor Gooch at 140. Ian Davis is tied for 18th at 144, while Zachary Olsen moved into a tie for 31st place at 148.

The Razorbacks started the day in a tie for fourth place and 17 strokes behind top-seeded Oklahoma State, but were able to make up the deficit thanks to a trio of five-under 67s by Sebastian Cappelen, Nicolas Echavarria and Taylor Moore. Kolton Crawford completed the record-setting round with a three-under 69, marking the second time this year all four Razorbacks have finished under-par.

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