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.
|Cincinnati - WP: M. Lorenzen||7||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: J. Locke||1|
|Miami - WP: M. Latos||2||FINAL|
|Washington - LP: S. Strasburg||1|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||6||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: M. Estrada||3|
|Philadelphia - LP: C. Billingsley||0||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: S. Miller||9|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Norris||2||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||3|
|Tampa Bay - LP: D. Smyly||0||FINAL|
|Boston - WP: R. Porcello||2|
|Los Angeles - WP: Z. Greinke||8||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: M. Garza||2|
|Cleveland - LP: D. Salazar||3||FINAL|
|Kansas City - WP: J. Vargas||5|
|Detroit - LP: S. Greene||2||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: J. Samardzija||5|
|Oakland - WP: J. Chavez||2||FINAL|
|Minnesota - LP: T. May||1|
|Texas - WP: W. Rodriguez||7||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: S. Feldman||1|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||4||FINAL|
|St. Louis - WP: M. Harris||7|
|Seattle - LP: D. Leone||4||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: H. Street||5|
|San Diego - LP: A. Cashner||0||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: R. Vogelsong||6|
Poll: Does it bother you that Tyus Jones chose Duke over Minnesota?