Roth finishes second at Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. _ University of Central Arkansas senior Julia Roth shot a final-round one-under 71 to finish in second place out of 172 golfers on Tuesday at the Kiawah Island Intercollegiate at Cougar Point Golf Club.
Roth shot 73-76-71 to finish at 4-over 220, trailing only College of Charleston’s Julia Neumann (219). UCA finished ninth overall (311-310-303) as Campbell won the 32-team tournament with an 899 score.
UCA sophomore Malin Senneryd tied for 35th place (80-77-75 — 232), while freshman Sarah Brown tied for 52nd (82-76-77 — 235). Junior Carly Dear tied for 71st (76-81-80 — 237) and freshman Frida Svensson tied for 153rd (92-82-85 — 259).
Allday repeats as top hitter
Central Arkansas outfielder Forrestt Allday has been named Hitter of the Week by the Southland Conference, the second such honor in a row.
Last week, Allday went 11 for 20 (.580) with eight RBI and eight runs scored. The senior from Friendswood, Texas went 4 for 5 against perennial power Wichita State, and went 3 for 5 with four RBI and a home run against Mississippi Valley State and 2 for 4 with three RBI against New Orleans. He also was five for five on stolen bases for the week with an on-base percentage of .591. Allday leads the league in batting average (.500), hits (25), RBI (15), runs scored (18), total bases (34) stolen bases (seven of eight), on-base percentage (.567) and slugging percentage (.680).
Mayflower shuts out
MAYFLOWER — Mayflower ran its baseball record to 4-0 Monday with a 5-3 victory over Pulaski Robinson.
The Eagles scored in the first with a leadoff walk by Michael Post and an RBI by Derek Vickers. They added another run in the third after Jordan Burns reached on an error and Post connected with an RBI double. The Eagles scored three in the fifth on hits by Ty Fowler, Drew Duncan, Vickers and Trey Bradley to increase the lead to 5-1. The Senators scored twice in the top of the seventh.
Christain Moore (1-0) struck out seven and walked three. The Eagles were led at the plate by Fowler and Bradley, who each went 2 for 3, and Derek Vickers, who recorded 3 RBI.Also providing Offense was Post, Ryan Koonce and Drew Duncan.
In JV action, the Eagles posted a 9-0 victory behind the strong pitching of Jared Rippee and Drew Duncan, who combined for 10 strikeouts.
Hendrix sets baseball camps
Hendrix College will host a baseball camp for youngsters, ages 6-13, March 20-22, at Warrior Field.
The camp will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Instruction will be in all fundamentals of baseball and will be done by the Hendrix baseball staff and team.
Cost is $99 per person and includes a T-shirt. It is $79 for an additional sibling.
Further information and registration is available at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-505-1592.