Jantz, Iowa St. start 3-0
Steele Jantz, a 2008 Nevada Union graduate, led Iowa State to a 37-3 win over Western Illinois Saturday and in doing so improved to 3-0 as a starter in 2012.
Jantz finished with 209 yards passing with three touchdowns on 19-of-26 passing. Jantz also ran for 33 yards on seven carries.
Josh Cena (Nevada Union ‘11); Lewis and Clark College — Cena pulled down a pair of interceptions and wrapped up two tackles in Lewis and Clark’s 31-13 victory over Pomona-Pitzer. The Pioneers are 2-0 to start the season.
Cole Stanford (Nevada Union ’08); Cal Poly San Luis Obispo — Stanford racked up 46 yards on eight carries in San Luis Obispo’s 24-22 win over Wyoming. The Mustangs are 2-0 to start the season.
Dan Pettinato (Nevada Union ’10); University of Arizona — Pettinato wrapped up three solo tackles Saturday as the Arizona Wildcats thumped South Carolina State 56-0. The Wildcats are 3-0 to start the season.
Josh Roenicke (Nevada Union ‘01); Colorado Rockies — In two appearances out of the Rockies’ bullpen last week Roenicke threw two innings, allowed two hits and two earned runs.
In Wednesday’s 8-3 loss to the Giants, Roenicke allowed a pair of hits and a pair of runs. In Saturday’s 4-3 loss to the Padres, Roenicke worked one shutout inning.
Erik Flores (Nevada Union, ’05); Web.com Tour — Flores missed the cut at the Albertsons Boise Open after shooting two-over-par through the first two rounds. Flores has now missed nine cuts in 19 attempts this season.
Spencer Biersdorff (Nevada Union, ’08); University of Colorado, Colorado Springs — Biersdorff finished tied for 35th finishing six-over-par at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational Sept. 10.
Madison Heppe (Nevada Union ‘12) ;Swarthmore College— Heppe started all four matches of the Stevens Ducks Classic in Hoboken, N.J. Friday and Staurday helping Swarthmore sweep each best of five series going 4-0 overall. Heppe led the team with 59 digs.
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