published Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Sewanee Tigers sophomore Bronte Goodhue nets SAA honor

Sewanee sophomore Bronte Goodhue from Chattanooga and GPS was chosen the Southern Athletic Association women's tennis player of the week for her 3-0 record against three teams ranked in the top 16 of NCAA Division III. Goodhue did not drop a set. She won 6-3, 6-3 over fifth-ranked Sonja Meighan from No. 15 Washington and Lee. Goodhue, who is 12-5 in singles this season, and Anne Garland won 9-8 at No. 2 doubles against No. 16 Tufts.

Baseball

• Tennessee Tech's 11-game baseball winning streak remains intact after Tuesday night's scheduled game at Tennessee was called off. The three Z's from the Chattanooga area led the Golden Eagles to an 8-5 Ohio Valley Conference win Sunday at UT-Martin, as Zach Stephens from Soddy-Daisy went 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBIs, Zach Zarzour from Ooltewah and Chattanooga State was 3-for-3 with a homer, a double, two RBIs and two runs and Zephan Guyear from Marion County High School was 2-for-3 with an RBI double and a run. Guyear is batting .333 while Zarzour and Stephens are hitting .310 and .307 with on-base percentages of .414 and .457. Stephens, who has 24 walks in addition to his 88 at-bats, has driven in 30 runs and scored 29.

• Chattanooga's two Friday night aces for midstate NCAA Division I baseball teams, Chase Brookshire of Belmont and Hunter Adkins of Middle Tennessee State, got nice run support in wins that began league series sweeps last weekend. Red Bank graduate Adkins (4-2) allowed seven hits and four earned runs and had a career-high nine strikeouts in seven innings of Middle's 12-5 Sun Belt defeat of Louisiana, and McCallie alumnus Brookshire (2-1) went six innings with four hits, an unearned run and five Ks in the Bruins' 14-1 OVC romp at Eastern Kentucky.

Golf

• The Lee University men's golf team finished fifth out 16 teams in the Gold field of the 32-team Camp LeJeune Intercollegiate tournament Sunday in North Carolina. Oglethorpe won by 17 strokes with a 54-hole 843, and Lee's 870 was one shot out of fourth. Matt Emery shot 216 and Florian Loutre shot 218 with a final-day 74 for the Flames, who got 220s from Hunter Vest and Taylor Davis and a 221 from JB Eksteen.

• The UTC women's golf team scored better than on Monday but finished 15th out of 18 teams with an aggregate 313 Tuesday for a 948 total in the Briar's Creek Invitational tournament at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Notre Dame won by eight strokes over Maryland with a 906. Isabella Loza, Emily McLennan and Mette Kryger shot 236, 237 and 238 and tied for 43rd, 46th and 53rd, and Jordan Britt shared 71st place with a 242.

Softball

• Lee sophomore Dominique Hannah was named Tuesday the Southern States Athletic Conference softball player of the week, and the fourth-ranked Lady Flames (26-3) beat Point University 6-1. Hannah hit safely in all five games last week and rapped three homers and scored another run in an 11-4 win Friday. She ended the week with a .552 average for the season, with eight homers and 38 RBIs. She was 1-for-2 with an RBI double for the first run in Tuesday's frigid weather, while Ana Coscorrosa was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run, Laurel Allen was 2-for-3 and starting pitcher Angie Hughes (13-1) struck out nine in four innings.

Track & Field

• Sewanee's Sally Warm from Baylor was second in the women's high jump, third in the triple jump and fourth in the long jump in the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic track and field meet that included competitors from all three NCAA divisions and the NAIA last weekend at Western Carolina University. Sewanee's Hudson Robb was third in the men's 10,000-meter run, and Tennessee Temple's Marissa Phinazee was fourth in the women's 100 and seventh in the 200. UTC's Amanda Sumner was fifth in the 800, and teammate Gabby Cader was seventh in the 400, and the Mocs' Blake Olson, Patrick O'Brien, Iman Isang and Marquis Carter were fourth in the men's 400 hurdles, fifth in the 1500, sixth in the 110 hurdles and seventh in the 400 run, respectively. Tennessee Wesleyan's Rachel Hull was sixth in the women's 3000 steeplechase, teammate Tori Blackmon was eighth in both women's hurdles events and Sewanee's Amy Nelson was seventh in the hammer throw and eighth in the discus. TWC's Joshua Gregory was eighth in shot put.

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