OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- St. Thomas holds the team lead after the first two rounds of the 2015 RRAC Men's Golf Championships, which were played at Twin Hills Golf and Country Club on Monday. The Celts hold a four-stroke lead over UT-Brownsville, while Our Lady of the Lake trails by 12 strokes in third place.
Last year's individual titleist, UST's Richard Le, is tied for the lead among players with UTB's Angel Aguirre with a total of 146. However, there are five other players within three strokes of the lead including UST's Jeffrey Swearingen who is one stroke behind.
The tournament is a combined event with the Sooner Athletic Conference. The final round of the event will be held on Tuesday.
WACO, Texas – Elizabeth Rodriguez of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) received the Red River Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week honor for April 13-19, while OLLU's Maegan Ramirez was selected as the RRAC Pitcher of the Week for the same dates. This is the ninth set of awards for the 2015 softball season.
Rodriguez hit safely in every game of a 7-1 week for the Saints. The sophomore shortstop was 10-for-13 in a four-game sweep of Huston-Tillotson University (Texas) including a home run and three RBIs in each of the first two games. Rodriguez added two more multi-hit games as OLLU won three of four games over University of the Southwest (N.M.). She was 2-for-2 in the first game of the series, and she drove in a pair of runs in the second game to contribute to a 4-0 victory. For the week, the native of San Antonio, Texas, was 16-for-27 at the plate with eight runs scored, 10 RBIs, three doubles, a triple and two home runs. Rodriguez surged to eighth in the RRAC with a batting average of .403 on the season, while she is fifth in hits with 52. OLLU is second in the RRAC standings at 15-1 with a record of 34-8 overall.
WACO, Texas – Connor Kalisky of Our Lady of the Lake University (Texas) collected the Red River Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week award for April 13-19, while Jerry Flores of Jarvis Christian College (Texas) snared the RRAC Pitcher of the Week honor for the same dates. This is the 12th set of weekly awards for the 2015 baseball season.
Kalisky blasted a pair of home runs and drove in seven runs as OLLU went 5-0 last week including a four-game sweep of conference foe Texas College. The sophomore leftfielder was 2-for-4 in the opening game against TXC with a solo homer and two runs scored as OLLU won, 12-3. Kalisky drove in three runs on four hits in the second game, and he added another homer in the third game to spark a 16-11 win. For the week, the native of San Antonio, Texas, was 9-for-20 hitting with seven runs scored, two doubles and three walks. Kalisky is now batting .301 on the season with three homers and 24 RBIs. OLLU climbed to 20-23-1 in the program's first year with a record of 14-9 in conference play.