Thursday, May 23 2013 10:33 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:33:21 GMT
The Alabama Crimson Tide (34-25, 14-15 SEC) will take on the No. 2 ranked and second seeded LSU Tigers (49-9, 23-7 SEC) in a SEC Tournament elimination game on Friday. First pitch for the fourth-roundMore >>
The Alabama Crimson Tide (34-25, 14-15 SEC) will take on the No. 2 ranked and second seeded LSU Tigers (49-9, 23-7 SEC) in a SEC Tournament elimination game on Friday. First pitch for the fourth-round game is slated for 3 p.m. CST, from the Hoover Met.More >>
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NEW YORK CITY – Former University of Alabama Director of Athletics Mal Moore was named the winner of the College Athletic Director of the Year Award Wednesday night at the 2013 Sports Business Awards banquetMore >>
Former University of Alabama Director of Athletics Mal Moore was named the winner of the College Athletic Director of the Year Award Wednesday night at the 2013 Sports Business Awards banquetMore >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:35 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:35:04 GMT
ATHENS, Ga. – The No. 2 Alabama women's golf team shot a 4-under-par round of 284 in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Championships Wednesday on the par-72, 6,372-yard University of Georgia Golf Course.More >>
The No. 2 Alabama women's golf team shot a 4-under-par round of 284 in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Championships Wednesday on the par-72, 6,372-yard University of Georgia Golf Course.More >>
PRATTVILLE, Ala. – The Alabama State University men's and women's golf team won the ASU Golf Fall Classic Monday afternoon at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Capital Hills (Senator Course).This is the second consecutive year both the ASU men's and women's team have won this tournament.
"The participants commended us on a well-rounded tournament, and I was very pleased about that, because I wanted to put on the best tournament possible" head coach Dr. Gary Grandison stated. "I was really impressed with the efforts of our team. I'm very proud of our young guns, even though they aren't quite pleased with their own efforts themselves. I know that there's plenty of room for improvement so I'll do my best at helping them get better as the season progresses."
On the men's side, the Hornets shot a one-over par (289) on the day led by Branson Ferrier, who was awarded Most Valuable Player for the tournament, with a round of 73. ASU had three players finish the tournament ranked in the top three. Ferrier for the tournament shot 141, Francis Berthiame shot a round of 70 for the day and finished the tournament ranked second with a score of 144 while Jose Rodriguez shot a round of 70 on the day and finished in third place with a score of 146 for the tournament.
Robert Grant recorded a score of 76 for the day and finished tied at 15th with a total of 154 for the tournament, while teammates Ian Mmbando and Corey Price finished tied for 25th with a tournament score of 159.
The Hornets as a team shot eight-over par (584) to lead second place Faulkner University by 14-strokes with a two-day total score of 598, and led third place Spring Hill College by 24-strokes with a tournament score of 608.
"There were some strong players they were competing against this weekend, so I was very happy for the guys to finish the way they did during this tournament," said Dr. Grandison.
On the women's side, the Lady Hornets shot a round of 322 on the day and a tournament score of 648. Jenelle Kraakman won MVP and led all female golfers with a round of 78 and a tournament score of 157. Brooklyn Kraakman shot a round of 80 and came in second place with a tournament score of 158, while Mia Campbell was only six-strokes behind the leader Kraakman with a tournament total of 163 in fourth place. Darleen Raymond shot a 91 on the day and came in tenth place for the tournament with a total score of 176 while Shanon Spinuzzi shot an 85 for the round and shot a total score of 178 for the tournament, which ranked her 12th.
Spring Hill came in second place with a tournament score of 687, 39-strokes behind the leader while the University of Mobile took third place with a total score of 138, 66-strokes behind ASU.
"I think for the women, they all played well in spurts," said Dr. Grandison. "They didn't play like they wanted to, but I look forward to working with the men's and women's team for years to come because they are all young and are willing and ready to get better as a unit."
Next up for the Lady Hornets will be the Lady Falcon Invitational, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22-23 in Daytona Beach, Fla. The men's team will travel to Atlanta, Ga. to participate in the National Black College Hall of Fame Tournament on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24-25.
Information Source: Alabama State University Athletics