University of Miami freshman Dewi Weber placed second at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship at Eugene, Ore., on Monday.
Weber, from the Netherlands, shot a 71 to finish tied with Haley Moore of Arizona, eight strokes behind Duke freshman Virginia Elena Carta. Weber’s four-round total was 280, finishing the tournament eight-under-par.
Weber has now posted top three finishes in back-to-back tournaments. Her finish at the NCAA Championship is a career best.
Over the four rounds of stroke play, Weber shot under par in 19 of the 72 holes she played, logging 18 birdies and one eagle.
University of Miami sophomore Piotr Lomacki will open play Wednesday at 3 p.m. at the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championships at Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Lomacki, ranked No. 43, is the first Hurricane to be selected for the NCAA singles championships since 2009. In singles, he won a team-high 14 matches, all at the top position, and tied for most wins in doubles with eight. Lomacki won 11 total singles matches in two sets, and five of his six ACC wins were in just two sets.
The top-ranked Barry women will look to defend their national championship when the NCAA Division II Women’s Rowing Championships begin Friday at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, California.
The team championship is composed of four teams, and each team is required to field one boat of eight rowers and one boat of four rowers. The teams selected were: No. 1 Barry, No. 2 University of Central Oklahoma, No. 4 Mercyhurst University and No. 4 Western Washington University. In addition, two at-large Eights from institutions not represented in the team competition were selected: No. 8 Humboldt State University and No. 3 Nova Southeastern University.
Barry’s Varsity 8 will be take on Humboldt State and Nova Southeastern in Heat A on Friday.
In the Varsity 4 Heat A race, the Bucs will take on Mercyhurst.
The heat winners qualify for the final on Sunday.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team will host Rutgers on Nov. 30 as part of the 18th annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge, a 14-team event to be played on campus sites Nov. 28-30.
The event — in which each conference hosts seven games — matches all 14 Big Ten teams against all but one ACC member. Network assignments and tip times will be announced at a later date. Miami is 4-5 overall in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
Twenty track and field athletes will represent the No. 15 University of Miami at the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville beginning Thursday for the right to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon from June 8-11.
The Canes are led by 2016 ACC women’s track MVP and 2015 first team All-American Shakima Wimbley, who won the 400 meter in the ACC tournament with a time of 50.90 seconds, which ranks third in the NCAA.
Both of Miami’s relay teams, 400-meter and 1600-meter, are ranked ninth in the NCAA.