Sunday Wrap: W. Golf wins event; M. Soccer, W. Tennis get Ws

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Andrew Nyhus Photo

St. Thomas Women's Golf pulled away to a big team win on Sunday to continue a strong weekend for UST teams.

St. Thomas Women's Tennis (2-0) won 9-0 at Division II Minnesota State Mankato, and Men's Soccer (6-0-2) won 1-0 in overtime to remain unbeaten.

Tommie Volleyball, Football, Soccer and Tennis went 12-0-1 over the last five days.

Women's Golf

Sophomore Marja Sorensen (73-74/147) tied for medalist honors in a field of 93 players and posted the best 36-hole score of her career to lead the Tommies to a 27-shot win over St. Catherine and 28-shot margin over third-place Carleton.

Sunday was the final round of the two-day Division III Classic in Lake City, and UST scored 304 to match its Saturday score of 304.

Junior Emily Thul (77-75/152) tied for seventh. Junior Morgan McCorkle (79-74/153) had the day's second-best score, a career-best round of 74, and finished ninth. Senior Rachel Morris (75-81/156) tied for 13th place. Kate Drimel ted for 32nd, and Kate Balison tied for 65th.

See W. Golf Tourney results here




















Men's Soccer

The Tommies stayed unbeaten with Sunday's 1-0 overtime win over UW-Superior. The Yellowjackets took an own goal just 84 seconds into sudden death after a corner kick as they accidentaly knocked the ball into the UST net.

St. Thomas (6-0-2) has allowed just four goals in eight games this season. Gramt Larson was in goal for the shutout.


Men's Golf

The Tommie men are tied for eighth place in a field of 18 elite teams after day one of the Golfweek Invitational. The 54-hole, three-day competition continues Monday. Just eight shots separate 10 teams in he middle of the pack.

UST freshman Emmet Herb shot one-over 73; Pete Sienko shot 74; Shane Sienko and Riley Gannon shot 76; Derek Farrell carded a 77.

See M. Golf Tourney results here

The Tommie No. 2 team placed eighth out of 13 teams at the St. John's Invite with scores of 310 and 309. Trey Sheehan shot 80-71/151 to tie for 12th and the lead the UST players. Owen Nowickis shot 77-77/154.


Women's Tennis

St. Thomas moved to 2-0 on the brief fall season with a shutout win Sunday at MSU Mankato.

The Tommies won four close matches en route to the win, including Caitlin Bakke at first singles, Paige Becher at third singles, and Taylor McLeod at fourth singles. Paige and Taylor McLeod won 9-7 at first doubles.


UST 9, Minnesota State 0
#1) Paige McLeod & Taylor McLeod (UST) def. Erin Streeter & Melissa Mashburn (MSU) 9-7
#2) Caitlyn Bakke & Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Monika Ryan & Kelly Spielman (MSU) 8-0
#3) Paige Becher & Lauren Keller (UST) def. Lisa Dobbeleare & Nina Riesselman (MSU) 8-6
#1) Caitlyn Bakke (UST) def. Erin Streeter (MSU) 7-5, 2-6, 10-2
#2) Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Melissa Mashburn (MSU) 6-2, 6-3
#3) Paige Becher (UST) def. Monika Ryan (MSU) 4-6, 6-1, 10-5
#4) Taylor McLeod (UST) def. Lisa Dobbeleare (MSU) 4-6, 6-4, 10-8
#5) Jenna Czarnecki (UST) def. Abby Schmidt (MSU) 6-1, 6-0
#6) Jessie O'Brien (UST) def. Kelly Spielman (MSU) 6-3, 6-1