CHAMPAIGN, Ill. —
• ISU’s Uradomo wins tournament — At Cookeville, Tenn., Indiana State freshman Marissa Uradomo became just the second Sycamore women’s golfer to capture a tournament title and the first in her initial season of collegiate competition as she won took medalist honors at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Tuesday.
Uradomo carded back-to-back 74s to finish the 36-hole tournament with a 148 to win by one shot over first-round leader Delaney Howson of Murray State.
Senior McCall Christopher added another top 10 finish to her career as she tied for fifth with a 153 total after rounds of 77 and 76.
“We had a good effort today,” ISU coach Greg Towne said. “We got better each day which is what we had hoped for. The weather still did not give us a chance to hit the way we wanted but we did finally get a couple of rounds under our belt. To finish that high against teams that have already played in tournaments this spring is nice.”
Junior Amanda Smith finished in a tie for 22nd with a 151 total while junior Erinn Sutton tied for 52nd with a score of 170 and junior Andrea Frankiewicz tied for 61st with 178.
Eastern Kentucky took the team title at 625 with Evansville second at 629 and Indiana State tied with Marshall for third at 631 in the 12-team tournament. The tournament was played on the par-71 Highlands Course in Sevierville, Tenn.
• Rose athletes set to compete — Rose-Hulman sophomore Orion Martin and freshman Ellie Hong will compete in the NCAA Division III swimming and diving championships, starting today and continuing through Saturday at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.
Martin qualified for the national championships based on his men’s 100-yard butterfly time of 48.92 seconds. The mark ranks No. 9 nationally, according to the unofficial psych sheet released by the NCAA.
Hong earned a spot in the meet based on two qualifying performances. She ranks No. 9 nationally in the women’s 200 backstroke (2 minutes, 1.39 seconds) and is 20th in the women’s 100 backstroke (56.79).
Martin will compete in the 50 freestyle today, the 100 butterfly Thursday and the 100 freestyle Saturday.
Hong will compete in the 50 freestyle today, the 100 backstroke Friday and the 200 backstroke Saturday. Preliminary competition begins at 10 a.m. each day, with finals starting at 6 p.m.