published Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Baylor's Dan Flack on USA Swimming camp staff

Baylor School coach Dan Flack is on the coaching staff for the 2013 USA Swimming national junior team training camp Thursday through Sunday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Flack was one of the coaches also for the national junior team that won overall points and medal counts in Peru in 2011, and three of his swimmers since he came to Baylor in 2006 have been USA junior team members. "This is a tremendous honor and I am really excited about this opportunity," Flack said in a school release. "This camp provides so many opportunities for interaction and growth with some of the top athletes, minds and resources our country has to offer in swimming."

Golf

• Led by individual runner-up Steven Fox, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team finished fourth Tuesday -- four strokes out of second -- in the 14-team BancorpSouth Intercollegiate tournament hosted by Ole Miss at the Reunion club in Madison, Miss. Fox wound up at 8-under-par 208 with a third-round 70, and teammates Davis Bunn and Chris Robb closed with 71s to tie for sixth at 211 and 14th at 219, respectively. Benni Weilguni and Liam Johnston shot 229 and 231. The Mocs' 865 was 17 shots ahead of fifth-place Southern Miss. Mississippi State won with an 846.

• Chattanooga Golf and Country Club head professional Bruce Etter tied for second with two of his assistants, Mitch Brock and Madison Moore, and with The Honors Course's Henrik Simonsen and Sean Rice in the Tennessee PGA's 2013 Pro-Assistant Championship played Monday and Tuesday on the President's Reserve at Hermitage Golf Course. Those three local combinations were among five duos finishing one stroke behind the 6-under-par 66 of Fox Den's Scott Moran and Scott Masters. Signal Mountain's Paul Helle and John Stansell and the Honors' Simonsen and Hamilton Brown tied for eighth at 69.

• Centre College sophomore golfer Alyssa Brown from Baylor School was the individual winner by three strokes with a 75 in the Lady Colonels' one-day spring invitational tournament Saturday in Danville, Ky. Five teams were represented, and Centre won by 30 shots over Campbellsville.

Basketball

• Lee University's Tommy Brown, who grew up in Chattanooga, is one of the 15 finalists for the 2013 Don Meyer National Coach of the Year award honoring the top NAIA men's basketball coach. Meyer is the former Lipscomb and Northern State coach who compiled a 923-324 record for 38 college seasons. Brown is 341-161 after going 30-4 in his eighth season at Lee. The award will be presented Friday in Atlanta.

Running

• UTC senior runner Nathan Wanuch from Mississauga, Ontario, has the fourth best men's 5000-meter time in the South Region after his first-place 14:42.54 last Saturday at Georgia Tech's meet. He also holds the region's fifth best 3000 steeplechase time, 9:21.03, from the season's first outdoor meet at Tampa, Fla.

• Lee University's Brad Davis and Cayce Bryan were the Southern States Athletic Conference track athletes of the week for their showings in the Rome-Shorter Relays this past weekend. Davis, a freshman from Walker Valley High School, was second in the men's 200-meter dash with a Lee-record time of 21.36 seconds -- the fastest time in the NAIA so far this season -- and was third in the 100 at 10.60. Both times qualified him for the NAIA outdoor meet May 22-24 in Marion, Ind. Bryan, a sophomore from Las Vegas, also qualified for the national meet by winning the women's 800 in 2:15, third best in the NAIA this year.

Softball

• Carley Daniel and Kayla Phillips combined to pitch a no-hitter and Megan Roysden followed with a one-hitter and went 2-for-2 with two doubles as the Tennessee Temple softball team defeated Wesleyan (Ga.) 10-0 and 15-0 in five-inning games Tuesday at Warner Park. Raven Pope was 6-for-7 with two triples and Heather Smith totaled five hits and had two RBIs in each game for Temple (12-10), while Daniel was 4-for-5 for the day and drove in three runs in game two, when Haley Huskey also was 2-for-2 with three RBIs.

• Reinhardt University, ranked 12th in the NAIA, rose to 32-3 for the season by beating visiting Bryan College 6-2 and 10-2 in Appalachian Athletic Conference softball Tuesday. Maddie Monroe from Calhoun pitched the first win for the Eagles, allowing five hits and one earned run while striking out 10. Alexsa Valdes and Kirstie Jennings each was 2-for-4 and scored a sixth-inning run for Bryan (11-17). Those two also scored in the second game, when Heather Daniel was 1-for-2 with an RBI.

Lacrosse

• Senior Scott Hughes from McCallie scored two goals for the second time in three matches and junior Patrick Vaughn from Baylor won 16 of 19 faceoffs for the second time in a row as the Centre College men's lacrosse team won 14-3 over visiting Birmingham-Southern on Sunday. Vaughn won 16 of 24 three games ago and is 62-of-98 for the season for the Colonels (6-2). Sarah Mastey from GPS scored three goals in the Centre women's 19-13 loss to the College of Wooster. She is tied for second on the team with 31 goals and leads with 10 assists.

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