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NU grad notches personal best score

TRACK & FIELD

Steven Conrad (Nevada Union, ’04); University of California, Berkeley – Conrad placed second during Wednesday and Thursday’s Cal Multi-Events meet in Berkeley with an NCAA regional provisional qualifying score of 7,214. It was also a personal best for Conrad. He finished behind Stanford’s Josh Hustedt, who scored 7,286.

Jessica Lorson (Nevada Union, ’03); University of California, Davis – Lorson placed fourth in the third heat of the 400 hurdles with a time of 1 minute, 4.55 seconds during Friday’s Cal-Nevada State Championships in Fresno. The performance wasn’t enough to move Lorson into Saturday’s finals.



SOFTBALL

Christina Guerland (Bear River, ’03); Yale – It was a tough week for the Bulldogs after a quick start to the season. Guerland was 0-for-3 with an RBI during Wednesday’s 8-5 opening loss to Fairfield. In game two, Guerland was 0-for-3 with a run scored in a 5-2 win. During Saturday’s Ivy League opening 2-1 loss to Cornell, Guerland was 2-for-3 with a run scored. The Bulldogs lost the second game 13-3 while Guerland was 1-for-3 with a run scored and a walk.




On Sunday, Yale opened with a 4-1 loss to Princeton in 10 innings. Guerland was 1-for-5 in that contest. She was 3-for-3 with a walk in the nightcap, a 6-3 loss.

Michelle Mathis (Bear River, ’03); St. Mary’s (Calif.) – Mathis was twice used as a pinch runner during the University of Nevada Tournament in Reno. Mathis scored during Saturday’s 12-4 loss to Utah and didn’t record a stat in Sunday’s 11-0 loss to Nevada.

Amanda Poteet (Nevada Union, ’04); MIT – Poteet was busy the opening week of the season with a trip to Fort Myers, Fla. The team opened March 25 with a 7-4 loss to Union College. Poteet, playing center field, was 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI. During a 9-0 loss to Middlebury College, she was 0-2 while playing third base.

Poteet pitched her first game of the season Monday in a 5-2 loss to Colby College. She pitched seven innings giving up 11 hits and five runs, three earned, while walking three and striking out 10. She was also 0-3 from the plate.

On Wednesday, Poteet was 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI while playing center field in a 5-1 win against Thomas College. Poteet played shortstop and pitcher that afternoon during an 11-0 loss to the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. Poteet pitched one inning giving up two hits, no runs and striking out two. She was also 0-for-2 from the plate. Thursday MIT faced the same Whitewater team, this time losing 10-0 in six innings. Poteet played center field and was 1-for-2 from the plate.

On Saturday, MIT returned home and lost the first game 6-3 to Smith College. Poteet was 1-for-3 and played center field. Poteet then pitched and played center field during a 12-3 nightcap loss. She was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs from the plate and pitched four innings, giving up eight hits, six runs (one earned), two walks and three strikeouts.

BASEBALL

Bryan Hart (Bear River, ’03); California State, San Bernardino – Hart played first base during Friday’s 11-4 win against California State, San Marcos. He was 1-for-4 with 2 RBIs and a run scored. On Saturday, Hart pitched two innings of relief during a 15-6 win against the same team. He gave up two hits and an earned run while walking none and striking out two.

Mike Weiss (Forest Lake Christian, ’05); The Master’s College – Weiss had a rough day during Wednesday’s 10-3 loss to Azusa Pacific. Weiss started on the mound but lasted just 2/3 of an inning while giving up four hits, seven runs, all earned, and walking four. He recorded one strikeout.

Anthony Welz (Bear River, ’05); Butte Community College – Welz pitched a third of an inning and was tagged with the loss during Saturday’s 10-9 loss to Shasta. He gave up four hits and three earned runs.

GOLF

Christina Stockton (Forest Lake Christian, ’06); The University of San Francisco – Stockton tied for third after shooting an 80 Wednesday at the Santa Clara triangular. Santa Clara won with a 321 while San Francisco carded a 326 and Harvard finished with a 337.

Ryan Ursiny (Bear River, ’05); Sierra Community College – Sierra College continues to lead the league after seven of the 12 Big 7 Conference matches. Sierra finished first both Tuesday and Thursday, but Ursiny’s scores weren’t used as others on the team scored better than he did.

WRESTLING

Scott Judd (Nevada Union, ’00); California State, Fullerton – Judd, who saw part-time action at 165-pounds this year for the Titans, earned All-Pac-10 Wrestling Academic List honors. In order to make the list, Judd had to maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and had to have been a significant contributor in his sport. Judd was named to the first-team squad.

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