Seniors Miach Hegerle and Quentin Mege of the Gophers took 1-2 Friday in the hammer throw at the Big Ten men’s track and field meet
Seniors Miach Hegerle and Quentin Mege of the Gophers took 1-2 Friday in the hammer throw at the Big Ten men’s track and field meet in Columbus, Ohio.
Hegerle won his second title in the hammer with a toss of 214 feet, 4 inches. He also won the event in 2010. Mege, throwing with a broken hand, threw 205-2 for second place. He was the defending champion.
North picks McKenzie
Larry McKenzie was named the boys’ basketball coach at Minneapolis North.
He has had a lot of success in the City Conference. In his nine seasons at Henry, the Patriots won six section titles in a row and four consecutive Class 3A state championships from 2000-03.
After serving as coach and general manager of the Minnesota Ripknees minor league basketball team, McKenzie was the Holy Angels coach from 2008 until he left after this past season.
U advances in tennis
The Gophers edged Virginia Commonwealth 4-3 in the first round of the NCAA men’s tennis tournament at the Charlottesville (Va.) Regional. With the match tied 3-3, Rok Bonin of the Gophers (15-10) beat Max Wennakoski 7-6 (7-3), 0-6, 6-4 for the decisive point. Wennakoski was ranked No. 29 nationally, Bonin No. 53.
Minnesota will play No. 2 Virginia, which routed Fairleigh Dickinson 4-0 it its opening match, in the regional final at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Cavaliers are 25-0.
Moulton gets 30th win
Gophers junior Sara Moulton beat Penn State 4-0 on a two-hitter in the Big Ten softball tournament quarterfinals in Lincoln, Neb. Moulton (30-9) struck out nine. Minnesota took a 2-0 lead in the second inning on Alex Davis’ run-scoring double and a Penn State error that allowed Davis to score.
U shut out on diamond
Nebraska’s Christian DeLeon, who gave up three hits in six innings, and Dylan Vogt, who gave up two in the three innings, shut out the Gophers 6-0 at Siebert Field. Josh Scheffert went 2-for-4 with three RBI for the Cornhuskers (22-25, 13-6 Big Ten). His solo homer in the eighth inning made it 2-0. Tom Windle of the Gophers (28-17, 11-5) gave up one run and eight hits in 7⅓ innings.
|Pittsburgh - LP: F. Liriano||0||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: J. Cueto||4|
|Tampa Bay - LP: J. Odorizzi||0||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: M. Gonzalez||3|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Hammel||0||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Tanaka||3|
|St. Louis - LP: J. Kelly||1||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: W. Peralta||5|
|NY Mets - WP: D. Gee||5||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: B. McCarthy||2|
|Atlanta - WP: J. Teheran||1||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: C. Lee||0|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wood||0||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||2|
|Cleveland - WP: Z. McAllister||3||FINAL|
|Detroit - LP: A. Sanchez||2|
|Washington - WP: D. Storen||6||FINAL|
|Miami - LP: M. Dunn||3|
|Seattle - LP: F. Rodney||2||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: P. Figueroa||3|
|Boston - WP: C. Capuano||6||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - LP: L. Garcia||4|
|Kansas City - WP: D. Duffy||6||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: J. Williams||4|
|Oakland||4||Bottom 11th Inning|
|Colorado - LP: J. De La Rosa||2||FINAL|
|San Diego - WP: A. Cashner||4|
|Los Angeles - LP: J. Howell||1||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: J. Machi||2|
|Red Bull New York||2|