TLU's Kayla Oliveira named SCAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
(Seguin) - Texas Lutheran junior right-hander Kayla Oliveira has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played from Monday, March 4 through Sunday, March 10.
Oliveira was dominant in a pair of SCAC starts last week. She took a no-hitter into the fifth against University of Dallas in her first start of the weekend. She allowed just one hit in 5-1/3 innings of work, and she struck out six.
In her second start, another win, Oliveira tossed a two-hit shutout. She struck out five and walked just one.
Oliveira improved to 3-2 overall and lowered her season ERA to 1.73.
Oliveira and the Bulldogs (10-4, 7-1 SCAC) play of pair of non-conference doubleheaders at home this Friday and Saturday. TLU plays Transylvania (Ky.) in a noon Friday doubleheader. TLU then faces sixth-ranked East Texas Baptist (19-0) in a noon Saturday doubleheader.
Bulldogs' Colin Uecker named SCAC Men's Golfer of the Week
(Seguin) - Colin Uecker, a senior from Kerrville, has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Men's Golfer of the Week for competition played from Wednesday, March 6 through Tuesday, March 12.
Uecker won a three-man playoff with Casey Leebrick of York (Pa.) and Michael Barber of Millikin (Ill.) at the adidast Intercollegiate, which was played at Dataw Island Club's Cotton Dike Course. Uecker birdied the first playoff hole to capture medalist honors.
The senior, who started Tuesday's final round by trailing Leebrick by two shots, closed with an even-par 72, and Leebrick carded a two-over 74. Barber got into the playoff with a 1-under 71. All three golfers finished regulation with an even-par score of 216.
Uecker posted rounds of 73-71-72. Leebrick went 68-74-74, and Barber scored 73-72-71. TLU finished in fifth place in the 15-team event.