Area Sports Briefs: Dec. 8

Area Sports Briefs: Dec. 8




The University of Mary swimming team swept Concordia College on Saturday 176-44, winning all 16 events.

Victoria Murillo (200 free, 100 breaststroke), Mackenzie Houston (100 butterfly, 50 fly) and Rachel Riedel (50 backstroke, 100 backstroke) each posted doubles. Other winners were Melissa Andrews (1000 free), Kate Murphy (50 backstroke), Breena Delegge (100 free), Alyssa Boese (200 individual medley) and diver Mariah Stewart.

In the 200 medley relay, Boese, Rylie Webb, Houston and Delegge teamed to win in 1:50.72. Delegge, Andrea Smith, Murphy and Webb took top honors in the 200 free relay.

The Marauders, 4-3 on the season in duals, are off until Jan. 17-18 at the Dragon Invite in Moorhead.


The University of Mary track teams performed well in their holiday indoor track meet on Saturday.

All-American Shenley Allen led the Marauder men – who won eight events on the day. Allen cleared 2.04 meters in the high jump for U-Mary’s lone NCAA provisional qualifying mark of the day in winning the event. He also placed second in the triple jump (13.76 m).

Talon Stauinger won two events – the triple jump (13.81 m) and the long jump (6.9 m). Brady Erickson won the 200 and ran a leg on the winning 1,600 relay team along with Jeremiah Morrisette, Hunter Wilmes and Josh Wulfekuhle. Jared Pflipsen and Dillan Kovash were co-champs in the pole vault, Cory Myers won the 800 (1:55.96) and Drew Olson won the 60 (6.95).

Cali Modglin and D’Andra Morris led the U-Mary women, who won nine titles.

Modglin posted two NCAA provisional qualifying marks, winning the long jump (5.7 m) and finishing second in the triple jump (11.95 m).

Morris won the triple jump with a provisional-qualifying 11.98 meters and won the high jump (1.63 m).

Bonet Henderson won the 60 (7.74) and the 200 (25.21). Courtney Dembrowski won the 800 (2:20.85). Elizabeth Acheson won the 400 (58.15). Dembrowski, Acheson, Angela Moser and Chriss-Ann Thomas teamed up to win the 1,600 relay in 3:59.7.

Chloe Lambrecht won the 60 hurdles in 10.04.


DULUTH, Minn. – Brandon Myer scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Minnesota-Duluth turn bac the University of Mary 73-62 on Saturday night.

Myer was one of four players in double figures for the Bulldogs (8-1, 3-0 NSIC). Drew Blair added 17, Logan Rohrscheib had 14 and Alex Illikainen added 13.

Jaylan White finished with 17, Connor Hellebust 16 and Trever Kaiser 12 for the Marauders (5-3, 1-2 NSIC).


DULUTH, Minn. – Maesyn Thiesen, Katie Stark and Brooke Olson each finished with 18 points as Minnesota-Duluth handed the University of Mary its first Northern Sun setback of the season on Saturday.

Sarah Grow added 13 and Payton Kahl 11 as five players hits double figures for the Bulldogs (6-3, 3-0 NSIC).

Cassie Askvig (24 points, 10 rebounds) and Lauren Rotunda (15 points, 10 rebounds) each posted double doubles for U-Mary (8-4, 2-1 NSIC). Macy Williams added 11 points and Lexie Schneider 11 for the Marauders.


KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Shane Pinto and Judd Caulfield each notched a pair of goals as North Dakota rolled past Western Michigan 8-2 on Saturday night to complete a sweep of their weekend NCHC series.

Pinto and Caulfield each added an assist. A day after UND won the opener 1-0 in overtime, the visitors got on the scoreboard early – Caulfield got things going 1:33 into the first period – and often, as North Dakota scored three times in the first 20 minutes, led 4-0 after two and added four goals in the final 20 minutes.

Adam Scheel stopped 27 shots for UND. Brandon Bussi made four saves and allowed three goals for Western Michigan before being replaced by Ben Blacker, who stopped 20 shots but allowed five goals.

North Dakota improved to 14-1-2, 7-0-1 in the NCHC with a league-leading 23 points. They finished the first half of the season on a 13-game unbeaten streak.


The University of Jamestown volleyball team lost to Marian (Ind.) 3-1 in the semifinals of the NAIA national tournament in Sioux City, Iowa on Saturday.

Mandan's Miranda Lowman had 22 assists and 17 digs for the Jimmies, who advanced to the semifinals for the first time in program history. Century's Britta Knudson had six kills and 1.5 blocks. Jamestown ended the season with a record of 33-6.


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