Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

USF, Florida, FSU advance in men's golf

The USF men's golf team finished with 35-over 899 to place fourth at the 54-hole NCAA Albuquerque (N.M.) Region on Wednesday, earning a berth in the NCAA championships for the second year in a row.

USF sophomore Claudio Correa tied for fifth individually (4 over). He was the only Bull to eclipse par Wednesday, firing 2-under 70. The championships are May 27-June 1 in Eugene, Ore.

Also advancing were Florida and FSU, from the Kohler (Wis.) Region.

In the Division II women's champion­ships, Saint Leo's Vilde Eriksen shot 1-under 71 and was tied for fourth, two off the lead, after the first round in Aurora, Colo. As a team, the Lions were 10th, 15 shots off the lead. On the men's side in Denver, Saint Leo shot 15-under 273 for a two-day tourney record of 25 under, extending its team lead to 11 strokes. The Lions' Hugo Bernard and Joey Savoie each shot 6-under 66 and are first and second, respectively, on the leaderboard. Bernard is at 13-under 131, four ahead of Savoie.

BAYLOR ARRESTS DETAILED: An examination of Waco, Texas, police records over a five-year period found allegations of violent incidents involving Baylor football players who were not charged, appeared to face little or no discipline from the team even though coaches and administrators knew about the allegations and that some documents were shielded from public view by officers, ESPN reported. Baylor said: "We are saddened when any student, including a student-athlete, acts in a manner inconsistent with Baylor's mission or is a victim of such behavior."

BASEBALL: Tampa's Joe Urso was named Sunshine State Conference coach of the year for the 10th time. He guided the Spartans (41-8) to their 17th SSC title and a top seed in the Division II South Region, which UT hosts starting today. Eckerd catcher/third baseman Mitchell Calandra was freshman of the year. Earning first-team All-SSC honors for UT: second baseman Laz Rivera, outfielder Danny Lee and pitcher Christopher Williams. Saint Leo outfielder Alex Mata and first baseman Troy Sieber made first team.

WOMEN'S TENNIS: Saint Leo beat Indianapolis 5-1 in the Round of 16 at the Division II championships in Denver. Natalia Siedliska cruised in No. 1 singles 6-0, 6-2 for Saint Leo, ranked No. 2 by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The Lions (21-2) face No. 18 Southwest Baptist today.

Information from Times wires was used in this report.

USF, Florida, FSU advance in men's golf 05/18/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 11:02pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

Copyright: For copyright information, please check with the distributor of this item, Associated Press.
    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. New Bucs player murals go up at Raymond James Stadium

    Blogs

    Each summer, it's a sign that training camp is soon to arrive at One Buc Place: the changing of the huge player murals on each corner of Raymond James Stadium.

    Bucs linebackers Lavonte David and Kwon Alexander will share a mural on the northeast corner of Raymond James Stadium this season.
  2. Jordan Spieth wins British Open (w/ video)

    Golf

    SOUTHPORT, England — Someday, perhaps soon, there will be a plaque at Royal Birkdale for Jordan Spieth, much like the one off the 16th hole that celebrates Arnold Palmer and the 6-iron he slashed out of the rough in 1961 to win the British Open and usher in a new era of golf.

    Matt Kuchar plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole and finishes with bogey for 1-under 69. He had a one-shot lead after 13 holes.
  3. Fennelly: Brutal weekend could be start of something worse for Rays

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Well, that was lovely.

    Brad Boxberger suffers his second loss in the three-game series, this time by allowing back-to-back homers in the eighth inning when called on to protect a 5-3 lead. “Just bad pitches,” he says.
  4. Wesley Chapel hockey camp impresses youth players, parents

    Lightning Strikes

    WESLEY CHAPEL — As a 17-year-old Triple-A hockey player, MacCallum Brown regularly plays against elite talent. As a Palm Harbor resident, he often has to travel to face that talent.

  5. Rays journal: Rays gamble on Sergio Romo's track record, heart

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Some of RHP Sergio Romo's numbers this season with the Dodgers were the worst of his career, yet the Rays feel he can be a good fit for their bullpen.

    LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 26:  Sergio Romo #54 of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a pitch in the 9th inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Dodger Stadium on June 26, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)