Snow, HPU fail to slow Denver
Sara Kuhlman had a hat trick plus an assist for High Point University in an 18-8 loss to Denver on Monday.
The Pioneers jumped out to a 6-1 lead before High Point cut it to 6-5. Denver scored two more goals and led, 8-5, at halftime before a snowstorm came through and caused a 2.5-hour delay. The Panthers got momentum back after the break as sophomores Stephanie Pazulski and Kendyl Gardner both scored to cut Denver’s lead to 8-7 with 26 minutes to play, but the Pioneers put it away with eight unanswered goals.
HPU MEN’S GOLFERS SIT IN THIRD
HOLLYWOOD, S.C. - The High Point University men’s golf team is in third after the first day at the Charleston Shootout in Hollywood, S.C. The Panthers were making a comeback, moving from seventh to third when play was suspended due to darkness in the middle of the second round. The teams will finish round two on Tuesday morning with the final round to follow.
High Point shot a collective 302 in the first round led by senior Chase Wilson and sophomore Charles Valluzzo who each shot 73.
Freshman McKay Tye carded a 77 in the first round and senior Brian Sullivan turned in a 79. Sophomore LJ Georgettit rounded out the group with a 90. The Panthers sat in seventh place after the completion of round one.
HPU TIED FOR 13TH IN WOMEN’S GOLF
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — The High Point University women’s golf team shot 312 on Monday and improved three spots to sit in a tie for 13th after two rounds of play at the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic. Freshman Casey Ward matched her career-low with a 76 to lead the Panthers on the day.
Ward improved one stroke from her first-round 77 and tied her career-best mark which she set in last weekend’s HPU Classic. The freshman is tied for 26th overall with a two-round score of 153.
HPU sits 16 shots behind leader College of Charleston.
GAME TIME CHANGES
HIGH POINT — Starting time for HPU’s baseball game against Ohio scheduled for today was moved to 11 a.m. because of a forecast for a rainy afternoon.
DIIANNI LEADS ELON
DAVIDSON – Will DiIanni’s first-round score of 75 led the Elon men’s golf team through the first round of the Davidson College Invitational on Monday. The Phoenix carded a 310 as a squad and sits in a tie for seventh place with one round to play.