Here’s a look at how some athletes with local ties fared recently at the college level:
James Brindley (Nevada Union, ’06); Utah State – Brindley, a freshman safety, recorded two solo tackles Saturday and forced one fumble in the Aggies’ 21-14 loss at San Jose State.
Josh Noxon (Nevada Union, ’06); Yuba Community College – Noxon caught two passes for 60 yards Saturday, including one for a touchdown, as Yuba College beat Marin 40-33.
Christina Stockton (Forest Lake Christian, ’06); The University of San Francisco – Stockton shot a final round of 84 to take 58th place Wednesday at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational in Sammamish, Wash. The Dons finished 11th in the 15-school tournament. Stockton finished with a three-round total of 245 (29-over par).
Leigh Collins (Nevada Union, ’06); Biola University – Collins played 110 minutes Tuesday in a 2-2 tie with California Baptist.
MacKenzie Murphy (Nevada Union, ’03); Montana – Murphy took three unsuccessful shots on goal Friday at Sacramento State, where the Grizzlies and the Hornets finished in a 1-1 tie.
Lauren Zealear (Nevada Union, ’03); Santa Clara – Zealear started in Santa Clara’s 1-0 loss Sunday at Pepperdine. In the Broncos’ 1-1 tie Friday at Loyola Marymount, Zealear started and played 110 minutes.
Ali Daley (Nevada Union, ’05); UCLA – Daley totaled four kills, five digs, two assists and a block as Stanford handed UCLA (20-1) its first loss of the season, 3-2.
Brynne Edwards (Forest Lake Christian, ’03); The Master’s College in Santa Clarita – In Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Biola, Edwards led her team in assists with 10, along with two aces and a dig. Edwards had 14 digs, three aces and a pair of assists in Tuesday’s 3-0 loss to Vanguard.
Nicole Williams (Nevada Union, ’06); Morgan State University – Williams recorded a match-high 30 assists Oct. 9 as Morgan State beat Coppin State 3-0. Williams also notched three aces, two kills and a pair of digs in the win.
Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Jeff Miller via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 477-4247.
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