Thursday, April 12, 2012

LSC Roundup 4-12





2. St. Mary's
6. Central Missouri
13. Angelo State
RV Texas A&M-Kingsville (top non-ranked team in votes received)
RV Emporia State
RV St. Edwards

ASU BASEBALL: Rams rattled - Mike Whitson, San Angelo Standard Times
(St. Mary's is 32-7 on the season, 4-3 vs. LSC Teams)






2 sign with West Texas A&M golf, basketball  - Lance Lahnert, Amarillo Globe News
SIGNING: No place like home for CHS' Sutton - Paul Harris, San Angelo Standard Times






LSC Golf: A&M-C's Russo and Tarleton's Lau tabbed for weekly awards

GOLFERS OF THE WEEK
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Patrick Russo, Texas A&M University - Commerce, SO, Lewisville, Texas, Lewisville HS
Russo tied for fourth overall at the Dallas Baptist Classic with a 2-under 208, finishing just one stroke back of first place. He shot a career-low 4-under 66 in round two, followed by an even-par 70 in round three to notch the third top-10 finish of his career. Russo is the only Lion to compete in all nine events on the year and now leads A&M-Commerce in scoring average (75.36) with two top-10 and an additional top-20 finish.
WOMEN’S
Sharon Lau, Tarleton State University, SO, Malaysia

Lau won the Doc Housewright Invitational this past week and led her team to a first place overall finish as well. The sophomore from Malaysia shot a 71 for both rounds and tied Wallis Spears from St. Edward’s for first. In a playoff tie-breaker, it took three rounds before a winner was decided and Lau came out victorious. She earned tournament MVP honors for her efforts.




TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
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Nick Plum, Abilene Christian University, SR, Richardson, Texas, Pearce HS

Plum won two points for ACU in its 6-3 win over No. 34 Midwestern State last Wednesday. Plum began his night teaming up with Hans Hach at No. 1 singles, and pulled off an 8-6 comeback victory against the Mustang tandem of Jarrod Liston and Tomas Grejtak. Their win represented ACU’s lone doubles point as the Wildcats entered singles down, 2-1. Plum helped ACU flip its fortunes in singles by winning a closely contested match at No. 2 singles against Luke Joyce 7-6 (3), 6-4. Plum’s win extended ACU’s lead to 4-2. Winner of eight of his last 10 matches, Plum is 17-4 overall this season in singles and 17-3 in doubles. With Hach he is 8-0.
CO-WOMEN’S
Micah Hermsdorf, Abilene Christian University, SO, Spring, Texas, Klein HS

Hermsdorf went 2-0 during ACU’s 9-0 win last week over No. 39 Midwestern State, first cruising to a 8-2 win at No. 1 doubles with Hannah Kelley vs. Lindsey Holcomb and Sarita Adhikary, and then quickly dispatching Holcomb at No. 2 singles, 6-1, 6-0. The victories raised Hermsdorf’s records to 18-4 in both singles and doubles. With Kelley she is 12-2.

Elvira Sholles, Cameron University, JR, Paramarbio, Suriname
Sholles picked up an impressive six wins during the week. She kicked things off by sending Southern Nazarene’s Mariana Shipilova packing with a bagel and a breadstick. The win aided the CU squad in documenting the 8-1 decision over the Crimson Storm. She then helped the Aggies collect a comprehensive 9-0 win over St. Mary’s by dispatching both her doubles and singles opponents. She and partner Florencia Tornero eased past their counterparts at the No. 2 doubles slot 8-3. Sholles then routed STMU’s Elisha Bryant 6-0, 6-1 in singles competition. Next up for the Black and Gold was No. 31 Tarleton State. The Suriname native made quick work of Silvia Nieva-Garcia, silencing her 6-2, 6-1. Her strong performance contributed to CU’s 7-2 victory over their conference foe. Sholles’ final two wins of the week came against NAIA powerhouse Oklahoma Christian. Sholles teamed up with Julia Puckhaber to devastate the pair of Gabriela Carrillo and Marta Contel Miranzo in a routine 8-2 decision. The CU junior would go on to defeat Carrillo a second time in singles play, recording a 6-1, 6-3 result. Sholles has had an incredible season for the Aggies. After the week’s action she boasts a solid 20-2 singles record. 

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