CFL tidbits - former Angelo State Ram Josh Neiswander is currently on the Montreal Alouettes 9-Game Injured List, while Abilene Christian alum Tony Washington is listed as the backup left tackle for the Calgary Stampedes.
Four Belles Golfers Named NGCA All-American Scholars - ASU Sports
More than half of the Angelo State golf team garnered academic accolades Friday, as four Rambelles were named to the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Division II Scholar Team. Despite some of the most stringent criteria in all of college athletics, which include a minimum cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50, Krista Czarnecki, Maury McCormick, Randee Stegman and Makenzie Stone were all named to the All-American Scholar Team.
Czarnecki, a sophomore accounting major, led the Rambelles during the 2011 season with five top-25 finishes and earning team-medalist honors in four of their six events. The El Paso native had her best outing at the Midwestern State Invitational Mar. 21-22, where she fired a 73-84—157 and tied for 16th place.
McCormick's best finish was also at the Midwestern State Invitational. The accounting major earned a share of 20th place after carding a 159 (81-78). Stegman, the senior from Holcomb, Kan., had her best showing at the St. Edward's Invitational Feb. 28-Mar. 1. The exercise science major finished tied for 23rd with a two-round total of 161 (82-79).
Rounding out the Rambelles is freshman Makenzie Stone. At the Lone Star Conference Tournament, Stone finished in 34th place, after turning in a three-round total of 240 (84-77-79).
Cameron's Women's Golf Team Places Three On 2010-2011 All-American Scholar Team - CU Sports
Cameron golfers Aleesha Holden, Johnna Holden and Kylee Johnson have been named to the National Golf Coaches Association 2010-2011 Division II All-American Scholar Team. The criteria for selection to the All-American Scholar Team are some of the most stringent in all of college athletics. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.
In total, 566 women’s collegiate golfers were recognized across Division I, II and III.
"It just goes to show you that these girls are taking care of business on the field, as well as in the classroom," said Head Coach Rick Goodwin. "It’s a heck of an accomplishment. I 3.5 is not easy to do."
Johnson, a health and physical education major, led the Aggies this season with an average 78.6 per round in 10 events. Her best finish was a tie for 7th at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate, her only top 10 finish on the year. Aleesha Holden had an average of 83.8. Her best finish was a tie for 21st at the Pepsi Lion Invitational. In seven events, Johnna Holden had an average of 87.2. Her best finish was a tie for 27th in the Mahogany-UCO Classic. Johnna is currently majoring in Sports Fitness Management, while her sister Aleesha is undeclared.
Each golfer will be back to play for Cameron next year.
Jeter Joins the Javelinas - TAMK Sports
Temple Junior College outfielder Samantha Jeter has signed to play for the Texas A&M-Kingsville softball team next season.
Jeter is from Corpus Christi where she starred at Moody High School earning All State, All Metro and First Team All-South Texas honors.
“I am looking forward to having Samantha with our program this year,” said Javelina head coach Ricki Rothbauer. “She will bring speed to our lineup and plays aggressively at all times. I believe her enthusiasm to play and help her team will be a great addition to our program.”
Jeter put together a pair of outstanding seasons at Temple where she was a two-time first team all-conference selection and a second team all-region choice at the 2010 national tournament. As a freshman, she hit .400 with 26 stolen bases while scoring 30 runs. She improved upon those marks as a sophomore when she hit .417 with 37 stolen bases and 34 runs.
Former Hoggie Star Pitching Well in Canada - TAMK Sports
SWIFT CURRENT, SASKATCHEWAN – Former Texas A&M-Kingsville right-handed pitcher Dan Rogers was named the Swift Current Indians’ Second Star for the week ending on July 9.
Rogers pitched the first complete game of the year for the Indians on July 3. He finished with seven strikeouts, allowing three hits, in a 15-0 trouncing of the hometown Edmonton Prospects. He has started five games for Swift Current this year and owns a 2-2 record with a 2.87 ERA.
This is Rogers’ second season with the Indians as part of the Western Major Baseball League in Canada. The Indians are currently 17-10 on the season and in first place in the Central Division. During the 2010 season, he went 6-1 with a 1.78 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 50.2 innings.
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