Junior righthander Sara Groenewegen of the Gophers was named the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association's pitcher of the week Tuesday.
Groenewegen pitched a no-hitter in a 10-0 victory over Maryland last Friday then held the Terrapins hitless the first four innings of a 9-0 win on Sunday. Both games ended in five innings.
She had 10 strikeouts in the first game, eight in the second, which ended as a combined one-hitter with senior Nikki Anderson throwing the final inning.
Augustana women lead golf regional
Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D., is first in the NCAA Division II Super Region 3 women's golf tournament in Axtell, Neb., after two rounds with a score of 584, eight shots ahead Northeastern State and Missouri Western State into Wednesday's final round. Concordia (St. Paul), another NSIC team, is alone in fourth at 601.
In the individual competition, Marisa Toivonen, a junior from Red Wing, and Kaili Trautman of Augustana were tied for second with 145s.
AD shake-up at Concordia (Moorhead)
Associate athletic director Rachel Bergeson will become interim athletic director at Concordia (Moorhead) as of June 1. At the same time, the position will be expanded to a full-time job.
Rich Glas, who was the school's AD for the past four years and men's basketball coach for eight, will only coach. An AD search committee will be formed this summer.
• The Lynx waived forward Kaili McLaren. The 6-2 forward was a late addition to the Lynx training camp roster, which now stands at 15. She played on two NCAA championship teams at the University of Connecticut from 2006-10, averaging 3.2 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game in her college career.
• MIAC champion Augsburg and St. Thomas, which received an at-large bid, will compete in the NCAA Division III men's golf tournament May 10-13 in Rochester, N.Y. Only conference champion St. Thomas will be in the women's national meet on the same dates in Houston. MIAC runner-up Carleton had two individuals chosen to advance: two-time conference medalist Grace Gilmore and freshman Ziyi Wang.