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October 8, 2012
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Roenicke finishes strong

Josh Roenicke, a 2001 Nevada Union graduate, completed the MLB season with the

Colorado Rockies this week and helped his team preserve two wins. In his two appearances out of the Rockies’ bullpen last week Roenicke faced five batters through one inning, allowed one hit and no earned runs.

In Oct. 1’s 7-5 win over the Diamondbacks, Roenicke allowed one hit, one walk, no runs and recorded a strikeout. In Wednesday’s 2-1 win versus Arizona, Roenicke threw two pitches and retired a batter.

Roenicke finished the season with a 4-2 record, sporting a 3.25 earned-run-average while ringing up 54 strikeouts and appearing in 63 games, pitching 88-2/3 innings.


Cole Stanford (Nevada Union ’09); Caly Poly — Stanford carried the ball once for for a three yard loss yards in San Luis Obispo’s 45-23 win over Weber State. The Mustangs are off to a 5-0 start.

Steele Jantz (Nevada Union ’08); Iowa State — Jantz had one carry for seven yards as the Cyclones shocked the nationally ranked No. 15 TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday 37-23. The Cyclones are now 4-1 overall and 1-1 in Big 12 play.

Dan Pettinato (Nevada Union ’10); University of Arizona — Pettinato wrapped up one tackle Saturday as the Arizona Wildcats suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss in Palo Alto 54-48 against the Stanford Cardinals. The Wildcats are 3-3 on the season, 0-3 in Pac-12 play.

Devyn Grimes (Nevada Union ’12); Cabrillo College — Grimes had one carry for a one yard loss and two receptions for nine yards in the Seahawks 48-30 loss against Chabot College. Cabrillo is now 1-4 on the season.


Erik Flores (Nevada Union, ’05); Tour — Flores missed the cut at the Neediest Kids Championship in Potomac, Md., by five shots after shooting rounds of -1 (71) and +4 (76). Flores has now missed 12 cuts in 22 attempts this season.

Spencer Biersdorff (Nevada Union, ’08); University of Colorado, Colorado Springs– Biersdorff shot rounds of 75, 74 and 76 to finish tied for 32th out of 66 in the individual standings and 9th out of 13th in team standings at the Golfweek Fall Invitation in Sunriver, Oregon.

Chelsey Love (Nevada Union, ‘12); Sacramento City College— Love shot rounds of 77 and 76 at the North-South Invitational at Morro Bay Golf Course helping her team finish third overall just nine stokes off the lead (Sept. 30 – Oct. 1). Love tied for second in the individual standings.


Madison Heppe (Nevada Union ‘12); Swarthmore College— Heppe started home matches versus Washington College, Gettysburg and Moravian. Swarthmore won both conference matches against Washington and Gettyburg 3-1 and 3-2 with Heppe recording a combined 51 digs. However, the team lost 3-1 verus non-conference opponent Moravian where Heppe only had 7 digs. The squad is now 4-2 in conference play.

Ellie Selleck (Nevada Union ‘11); Loyola Marymount– Selleck recorded eight digs and two points in the squad’s 3-1 loss versus Saint Mary’s on Saturday. The Lady Lions are now 10-8 overall and 1-4 in conference play.

Tori Humbard (Bear River ‘09); Shasta Community College– Humbard led the Shasta College volleyball team in a 3-0 sweep of the Lassen Cougars in the Knights’ Golden Valley Conference opener at home. Humbard recorded 13 service points and a match-high four aces with her sublime athleticism.

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