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NU women’s golfers tie for third place
From Staff Reports
Kim Lefler scored a 233 in three
rounds of play to lead the Nebraska
women’s golf team to a third-place
tie with Texas Tech Monday at the
Guadalajara Invitational in
Florida, ranked 18th in the pre
spring Golf World Poll, won the
14-team tournament with an over
all score of 912, while 1 Oth-ranked
Oklahoma State came in second at
Nebraska and the Red Raiders
followed with scores of 945.
Heidi Wall and Michelle
Patterson each scored 239, while
Melissa Odell and Steph Flood
scored 241 and 245, respectively,
for the Huskers.
I Husker softball leads off with tourney
From Staff Reports
The Nebraska women’s soflball
team finished this weekend’s Inter
Collegiate Softball Tournament in
In the consolation game of the
tournament Sunday, Nebraska lost
to Texas-Arlington 7-2. Nebraska
reached the consolation champion
ship by winning four of its first six
In the first game of the tourna
ment, the Comhuskers lost to Okla
homa 6-5. The Huskers trailed by
three runs going into the final in
ning before rallying to lose by one.
The Huskers got their first win
of the season with a 4-2 victory
over Tulsa. Freshman pitcher
Melanie Raimondi picked up her
first collegiate victory.
In the third game of the tourna
in eight innings. Amy Offenbacker
had a home run for the only score of
The Huskers then defeated Tex
as-Arlington 12-4 in the fourth
game. The win set up a game against
Texas A&M, who beat Nebraska 9
0. The Huskers committed seven
errors in the game.
Nebraska came back to beat
Creighton 4-0 to reach the tourna
ment’s consolation championship.
NU men’s gymnasts suffer rare setback
From Staff Reports
Nebraska men’s gymnastics
coach Francis Allen and his team
are trying to regroup after experi
encing their first loss in regular
season competition in two years.
The No. 3 Huskers had run off
21 consecutive victories in dual
and triangular meets before they
ran into Oklahoma in Norman,
Okla., on Saturday.
Nebraska, which fell to 7-1,
scored 280.25 points but could not
match the Sooners’ scoreof283.95.
Iowa State finished third with
Husker coach Francis Allen said
he overlooked the Sooners.
“I didn’t think there was any
way in hell we were going to lose to
Oklahoma,” Allen said. “I took it
Tom Meadows led the Sooners
by winning the all-around compe
tition with a score of 57.15. Husker
sophomore Jason Christie placed
second in the all-around with a
score of 56.85.
The Sooners are ranked No. 2 in
the nation behind Ohio State, which
takes on Nebraska in Lincoln on
The Huskers return to action
Sunday when they play host to New
Mexico at 5 p.m. in the Bob
Devaney Sports Center.
Continued from Page 9
School. He was a three-time Minne
sota state champion and a second
He came to Nebraska as the No. 7
overall recruit in the country by Am
ateur Wrestling News in 1991.
After redshirting his first season,
Nelson stepped in for the injured
Robbins at 167 pounds for a month at
mid-season and posted a 19-5 mark,
including a seven-match win streak.
Nelson was 20-9 this season before
But the tom ligament hasn’ t stopped
Nelson, a Husker co-captain along
with Frank Velazquez, from trying to
help this year’s team in any way he
“I can’t do much,” he said. “I come
to practice everyday, but there’s only
so much I can do for them. It’s hard for
me to watch them wrestle.”
That was evident last Wednesday
when the Huskers wrestled Missouri.
Nelson wanted the chance to wres
tle Shaon Fry, the top-ranked wrestler
in the nation at 167, but the injury
denied him that chance.
“My aunt and uncle had planned
four months ago to come down for the
dual to watch me wrestle,” he said. “1
was crushed in not being able to wres
tle that match.
“I just wanted the chance to wres
Instead, Nelson was on the side
lines, beginning rehabilitation.
“It’s like something’s been taken
away from me,” he said. “I’m going to
rehab as hard as I can and get back as
fast as I can.”
Once he gets back. Nelson will
have his eyes on the NCAA meet, but
he will have two years ofeligibility to
accomplish that goal.
“I’m going to have to do every
thing in two years now," he said.
“This is the worst thing I’ve ever had
happen to me.
‘This isn’t the way I wanted my
college career to go.”
Husker Red's Poll
Final regular season standing:
10. Pound 2A
12. Screaming Nuns
14. Farmhouse B2
18. #1 Busch
2. Swiah 5-0 7. Delta Gamma __3-2
4. Alpha Omicron Pi 4-1" 9. Bud Girls _3-1
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