Barry University women’s golf team finished second in the spring’s first tournament in St. Augustine.
The No. 2-ranked Buccaneers shot 308-310 — 618 at Slammer & Squire Golf Club’s 6,070-yard course, finishing 14 strokes behind team champion Florida Tech. Keiser was third, two strokes behind the Bucs. Nova Southeastern and Savannah College of Art & Design tied for fourth at 621.
Barry’s Tilda Larsson tied for third after shooting par in the final round to finish at 77-72 — 149.
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No. 3 Nova Southeastern (3-over 579) finished the first 36 holes at the Matlock Collegiate Classic in Lakeland in second place, and the Sharks’ Hunter O’Mahony (71-69) is tied for first with Saint Leo’s Liam Ainsworth.
Barry (4-over 580) is in third place in the tournament. Mario Beltran (72-70) is in third place.
▪ Nova Southeastern guard Monaye Merritt earned her first Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week honor for her performances against Florida Tech and Rollins, as announced by the league office.
Barry University senior swingman Yunio Barrueta was named the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Week. It is the third time this season he has won the award. He scored a career-high 41 points against Palm Beach Atlantic last, going 16 of 25 from the field.
Track and field
The University of Miami’s women’s track and field team is ranked No. 15 in the most recent USTFCCCA national team rankings. UM spent the previous two weeks ranked No. 16 and opened the year ranked No. 17. The National Team Computer Rankings are complied by a mathematical formula based on national descending order lists.
Miami has eight different marks that contributed to its team score of 59.08 points. The newest marks contributing to the Hurricanes’ team score come from this weekend’s Armory Track Invitational, where Miami’s women claimed the team championship.
Senior Precious Ogunleye’s victory in the weight throw with a personal-best mark of 21.27 meters added 9.13 points to the Canes’ team score, and junior Alysha Newman’s second-place finish in the women’s pole vault with a personal-best and school record mark of 4.50m added 20.79 points to Miami’s team tally. Jumper Dakota Dailey-Harris cleared 1.80m to win the women’s high jump at the Rod McCravy Memorial Meet, rounding out UM’s 2016 scoring.
at No. 12 UM men
When/where: 7 p.m.; BankUnited Center.
Records: UM 18-4 (7-3 ACC); Pitt 17-5 (5-4 ACC).
TV/radio: ESPNU; WHIM 1080, WVUM 90.5 FM.
Scouting report: The Hurricanes moved up to No. 12 in the latest AP poll following a win at Georgia Tech. Pitt is coming off a 64-50 loss to Virginia and is 4-0 this season after losses. In the game against Virginia, Pitt guards were outscored 43-9. The Panthers are led by Jamel Artis (15.8 ppg), Michael Young (14.8) and Sheldon Jeter (13.0).