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Tuesday, October 02, 2012College sports: UF men's golf 14th at regional tournament
KANSASVILLE, Wis. -- Dustin Lieber was 21st individually with a 36-hole total of 148 strokes to lead the University of Findlay men's golf team at the first NCAA Division II Regional Tournament on Monday.
The Oilers shot a 309 on Sunday and then came back with a 303 on Monday to end the tournament in 14th place with a total score of 612.
Wayne State, led by individual medalist Rob Favoro's 142, was the team champion with 576 strokes.
Marcus Hunt carded a 76-76--152, while Jack Kastor fired a 77-78--155.
Findlay High School product Ty Tweed 83-78--161) and Chien-Han Sung (80-77--157) also played for the Oilers.
1, Wayne State 576. 2, Tiffin 590. 3, Grand Valley State 592. 4, Wisconsin-Parkside 593. 5, Maryville 596. 6, Ferris State 597. 7, Ashland 597. 8, McKendree 598. 9, Lewis 599. 10, Ohio Dominican 602. 11, Northwood 602. 12, Saginaw Valley State 608. 13, Illinois-Springfield 609. 14, Findlay 612. 15, Southern Indiana 613. 16, Lake Superior State 620. 17, Quincy 620. 18, Rockhurst 621. 19, Cedarville 624. 20, St. Joseph 633. 21, Northern Michigan 638. 22, William Jewell 638. 23, Lake Erie 649. 24, Urbana 650.
ONU runner honored
ADA -- Senior Alison Steinbrunner was named Ohio Athletic Conference women's cross country runner of the week for the second time this season.
On Saturday, Steinbrunner finished first at the All-Ohio Collegiate Championships among Division III runners in 17:53.47. Ohio Northern finished fourth out of 14 teams.
BU player honored
BLUFFTON -- Bluffton University senior Heather Schierer was named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference volleyball player of the week on offense.
The standout right side hitter pounded 37 kills (3.7 kills per set) and finished the week with a .369 hitting percentage. Schierer knocked down a career-high 20 kills in a four-set win at Anderson and followed that performance with 10 kills and a .625 hitting percentage in the win over Goshen.
The senior also chipped in with 25 digs, four aces, and two blocks during the week.
Dysert sets school mark
OXFORD -- For the second week in a row, Miami University quarterback Zac Dysert has been named the Mid-American Conference's East Division Offensive Player of the Week.
Dysert had a record-shattering performance at Akron in Miami's 56-49 victory over the Zips when he became the first player in NCAA FBS history to pass for 500 yards (516) and rush for 100 yards (108) in the same game.
The Ada High School graduate threw a school-record six touchdown passes, topping the record held by Ben Roethlisberger, Sam Ricketts and himself. He accounted for 516 yards through the air, second-most in school history, completing 34 of 49 attempts. He added 108 yards on the ground, including a career-best 40-yard gain, his best ever and second career-game over the century mark, to set a MAC record for total offense at 624 yards.
Dysert completed 12 passes that accounted for 20 yards or more against the Zips.
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