Hurler stays undefeated |

Hurler stays undefeated

Here’s a look at how some other local athletes with local ties fared recently at the college level:


Gary Daley (Nevada Union, ’03); Cal Poly San Luis Obispo – The sophomore pitcher was named the Big West Conference baseball co-pitcher of the week for his one-hit shutout against the University of Washington last week. Daley won his fourth game of the year Saturday against Cal State Northridge giving up three hits, no runs and three walks with four strikeouts in five innings of work. The Mustangs won 8-4 and improved to 16-12 this season, while Daley is 4-0.


Tyler Madden (Nevada Union, ’01); University of California-Santa Cruz – The junior outside hitter tallied 22 kills in a 3-game win (30-27, 30-27, 30-17) against Clarke at the Clarke Challenge in Dubuque, Iowa.


Tiffany Chan (Nevada Union, ’01); UC-Davis – The senior gymnast won the balance beam title at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation women’s gymnastics championships with a score of 9.875. She also took fourth on both the vault and the floor exercise with scores of 9.775 and 9.700, respectively. The Aggies finished third out of six teams at the meet.

Julia Richards (Nevada Union, ’03); UC Davis – The sophomore gymnast scored a 9.250 on the balance beam at the MPSF Championships.


Samantha Stowe (Nevada Union, ’04); Sierra Community College – Stowe is a freshman swimmer this season for the Wolverines. At the Feb. 26th Sacramento City Classic she led her team with three individual victories and was part of a school record-setting 200 meter free relay at the BVC duals March 12th.


Jessica Lorson (Nevada Union, ’03); UC Davis – The freshman hurdler finished 16th in the 400 meter hurdles at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 1:06.20.


Christina Guerland (Bear River, ’03); Yale – The Bulldogs split a pair of games with Fairleigh Dickinson this weekend, losing the first game 3-2, but winning the second game 9-1. Guerland, Yale’s starting second baseman, went 2-for-4 with three putouts in the loss and 1-for-4 with a run scored, four putouts and two assists in the win. Yale improves to 5-11.

Stephanie Johansen (Nevada Union, ’01); Rutgers – The senior leftfielder went 0-for-2 with one putout in Rutgers’ 8-3 loss to Wagner. In the second game of the doubleheader, a 12-4 loss, Johansen went 1-for-2 with an RBI. The Scarlet Knights fall to 0-18.

Michelle Mathis (Bear River, ’03); St. Mary’s (Calif.) – The sophomore third baseman went 2-for-12 in five games at the Stanford Classic. The Gaels lost all five games to No. 5 Stanford, Hawaii, Illinois, Northwestern and UNLV and fall to 5-23 this season.


Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Stacy Hicklin via e-mail at or by phone at 477-4244.

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