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Pollock named Mid-South Women’s Golfer of the Week
Campbellsville University’s MeLeigha Pollock is the Mid-South Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
Pollock earns her first weekly conference award of the season and of her career.
The Campbellsville sophomore, who played at Taylor County High School, finished fifth at the Centre College Spring Invitational after shooting a seven-over par 79 in the tournament’s only round. Pollock helped guide the Tigers to a second=place finish at the Danville Country Club.
“She made it look simple at Centre,” said Lindsay Hines, Lady Tiger golf coach. “She hit a lot of fairways and a lot of greens.”
Campbellsville finished with a team-total of 327 to finish behind host Centre and in front of Bellarmine University in the three-team tournament.
CU competed in the MSC Spring Tournament in Kingsport, Tenn. earlier this week.
Charity named MSC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
Campbellsville University freshman Lindy Charity is the Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
The weekly conference award is Charity’s first of the season and the first of her career.
Charity finished the week with a 3-0 record in singles and 1-2 record in doubles play.
The Pretoria, South Africa, native, won at No. 4 singles in the Lady Tigers’ 5-4 win over No. 23-ranked Marian University. Charity’s 6-4, 7-5 win over Lauren Paras propelled the Tigers to the team win.
Charity claimed a pair of easy singles wins in the Lady Tigers’ victories over Walsh University and Shawnee State University. Charity beat Walsh’s Kayla Shaheen 6-1, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and Shawnee State’s Kyra Keaton 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 singles.
The No. 20-ranked Tigers beat Walsh 5-4 while sweeping Shawnee State 9-0.
Charity and doubles partner Stacey Drew won their only doubles match of the week with an 8-3 win over Shawnee State’s Crystal Carpenter and Shelbe Wolfekamp.
Campbellsville improved to 8-4 overall and 3-1 in the MSC.
Turpin named MSC Pitcher of Week
Campbellsville University’s Courtney Turpin is the Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
Turpin won three times and added a save to her week to earn the conference’s top weekly pitching honor.
The Lawrenceburg, Ky., sophomore picked up two wins in a sweep of No. 14-ranked Lindsey Wilson and posted a win and a save against St. Catharine College last week. Turpin finished the week with a 3-1 record and a 2.70 ERA.
Following a complete-game 4-2 win over Lindsey Wilson, Turpin earned a win in relief after she helped herself with a walk-off home run in an 8-6 win.
This season, Turpin leads the MSC with 123.1 innings pitched and ranks seventh in the conference with a 1.70 ERA. Her 14 wins is second most in the conference.
Campbellsville is 27-13 overall and leads the MSC with a 11-2 conference record.
Campbellsville duo sweep MSC Women’s Track/Field weekly honors
Campbellsville University’s Nathalie Zetrenne and Tiosha Beasley are the Mid-South Conference Women’s Track and Field Athletes of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.
The awards are the first of the season for both Zetrenne and Beasley.
Zetrenne was busy on Saturday scoring 22 points for the Lady Tigers at the Hanover College Invitational to earn MSC Track Athlete of the Week. The Louisville junior recorded a pair of firsts and two eighth-place finishes on the day.
Zetrenne won the 100-meter hurdles with a school and meet record time of 15.36 seconds. She and her 4x100 meter relay teammates broke the meet record with a winning time of 50.63 seconds.
Zetrenne added eighth-place finishes in the 100-meter dash (13.45 seconds) and the 400-meter hurdles (1:12.07).
Beasley recorded a pair of firsts and a 10th-place finish at the Hanover Invitational to earn MSC Field Athlete of the Week.
The Bowling Green junior won the long jump and triple jump in record-breaking fashion. Beasley’s long jump distance of 17 feet and 4-3/4 inches beat the event record by more than three inches and her closest competitor by seven inches.
Beasley also eclipsed the Hanover Invitational record in the triple jump with a leap of 36-1/4 feet. She completed her field events with a jump of 4-6 feet in the high jump.
Zetrenne and Beasley helped the Lady Tigers to a second place finish with 127.5 points.