SHSU’s Steele, UIW’s Mancha Named February Golfers of the Month

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Sam Houston State’s Noah Steele and UIW’s Lauren Mancha are the Southland Conference February Golfers of the Month, the league announced Wednesday.Steele competed in a pair of events throughout the month for the Bearkats, tying for third place individually at the All-American Intercollegiate (Feb. 16-18) in Houston, Texas, before taking medalist honors at the Border Olympics (Feb. 24-25) in Laredo, Texas. The senior shot a 67 in his final 18 at the All-American Intercollegiate, boosting his Kats’ squad to a first-place team finish.Mancha competed at the Islander Classic (Feb. 24-25) in Corpus Christi, Texas, taking first place overall and pushing the Cardinals to a third-place team finish. She shot a 218 for the tournament and recorded a round-low 69 in the second round of play.February Golfer of the Month: Noah Steele – Sr. – Kingston, Ontario Steele had a stellar month on the links, posting a sub-70 scoring average over his six rounds of play. He tied for third overall at the All-American, helping lead the Bearkats to a tournament victory in a field that included four ranked teams. At the Border Olympics, Steele shot a tournament-low 66 in the opening round and held off the field on the final day for his third collegiate victory of his career.Honorable Mention: Alex Clouse, Abilene Christian; Cody Banach, Lamar; Warut Wongrungroj, Nicholls.February Golfer of the Month: Lauren Mancha – Sr. – Spring Branch, Texas Lauren Mancha was the individual champion at the Islander Classic, guiding UIW women’s golf team to a third-place finish in the 14-team field at the Corpus Christi Country Club. This is Mancha’s first career tournament win. She finished with a 218 (+2) overall score, one stroke ahead of the runner-up. Mancha carded a 3-under-69 second round, highlighted by an eagle on the par-5 No. 2 to close out the second round. She recorded 11 birdies and an eagle throughout the 54-hole tournament.Honorable Mention: Aysis Azarcon, Houston Baptist; Laura Pasalodos Barcelo, Lamar; Leah Alberto, Sam Houston State; Autumn Bynum, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.Southland monthly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

A ‘yes with conditions’ to a return from the Premier in June

first_imgThe Premier League begins to see the light. The league held a meeting with the British government in which it received a provisional green light to resume competition from June, always subject to developments in the coronavirus.According to Daily Mirror, the intention is that the competition will resume in June with all the games behind closed doors and some criteria of total protection for all the personnel involved: players, coaches, cameras, etc.Furthermore, for the sake of the common good, ehe First Division football could stop broadcasting exclusively on pay TV (Sky and BT) to do it outdoors, at least, in certain encounters. Mirror assures that this proposal, which they will have to discuss with Sky and BT, would serve to avoid crowds of fans in the stadiums, as happened in Paris, in addition to entertaining a higher number of people during confinement. Of course, all this small agreement, of which no further details about the plan to carry it out, will depend on how the pandemic advances in the United Kingdom, which has 48,000 positive cases and where the number of deaths is close to 5,000.The plans that have been appearing in England to resume the competition are varied and also arise in quantity. One club asked to bring the competition to China while the English press reported that the idea of ​​taking the entire competition to the Midlands and playing for a month ‘like a World Cup’ was also valued. For now, they only discuss the resumption date. The ‘how’ is still waiting.last_img read more