Warriors sweep double softball header over Holy Names

Golfers Battle in Primm at Las Vegas
By: Staff Report
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The William Jessup University softball team was back at home on Friday to host Holy Names University in a conference doubleheader. The Warriors swept both games winning the first 8-0 and the second 4-1. Freshman Emily Buhrkuhl picked up the win in game one as she pitched a four-hit shutout with three strikeouts. Junior Andrea Lutz secured the victory in game two by allowing one run on seven hits with four strikeouts in five innings of action. Buhrkuhl picked up the save. Junior Casey Lucas led the Warriors at the plate by going 7-for-8 with four runs scored in two games. Freshman Brittany Lamar went 4-for-6 with two doubles, a home run, four runs batted in and two runs scored. Game three of the series was rained out on Saturday afternoon. William Jessup improved to 17-9 overall and 4-0 in conference. The Warriors travel to rival Simpson University in Redding for a three-game series on Friday at 1 p.m., and Saturday in a doubleheader starting at noon. GOLF William Jessup’s golf team competed in the Battle in Primm. The match was played at Primm Valley Golf Club in Primm Valley, Nev. The tournament was hosted by Grand View University and featured 16 NAIA schools. In Monday’s first round, Hayden Emerson led the Warriors with a six-over 78, good enough to tie for 51st place. Jessee Gardner fired an eight-over 80 to tie for 67th. Matthew Robinson tied for 76th with an 83, Andy Cruz shot 85. In the second round, Gardner shot 74 to stand at 10 over. Emerson ended up at plus 14 with an 80 bumping him back into a tie for 69th. Cruz rebounded for a 76 (17 over) and Robinson finished 15 over shooting an 87. In the third and final round, Gardner came in with a 73 to tie for 43rd place. Emerson shot a final round 78 and Cruz a 75 to put them in a tie for 70th. Robinson carded a 78 to end up 81st. Tony Bolander, the Warriors top golfer, was injured and unable to play. William Jessup hosted the California Pacific Conference Championship in Roseville on Monday and Tuesday Morgan Creek Golf Club.