Northwestern extended its lead to eight Sunday at the 2017 NCAA D-I Women’s Championship, but not without some drama. We are onto the final round of stroke play Monday at Rich Harvest Farms. The stroke-play portion has been reduced from 72 to 54 holes, with a straight cut from 24 to eight teams for match play Monday. There will be plenty of urgency on this day as 16 teams will see their seasons end. Want to keep track of all that’s happening on this hectic day? We have you covered with our live blog below! Follow along… How to follow the action: All times Eastern TELEVISION: Golf Channel (Monday, 4-8 p.m.; Tuesday, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. & 4-8 p.m.; Wednesday, 4-8 p.m.) ON GOLFWEEK: Tracker | All
May 22, 2017 Muffet, who is in her third season serving as the throws coach, has played an instrumental role in boosting the throwing corps at Ohio State. At the 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships, she helped Nick Demaline and Sade Olatoye sweep the shot put titles at the conference meet, making them only the third duo from the same school since 1982 to sweep B1G shot put titles. Olatoye launched a tremendous throw of 16.69m (54-9.25) to set the school record, and Demaline’s toss of 19.75m (64-9.75) was the best of his outdoor career and moved him into No. 4 on the all-time list at Ohio State. In three years under Muffet’s tutelage, nine Buckeye throwers have found themselves nestled inside the
The NCAA men’s and women’s lacrosse tournament national semifinals are next week in Boston, and the Big Ten will be well-represented. So well, in fact, the conference accounts for 50 percent of the eight teams. Maryland and Ohio State made it from the men’s side, and Maryland and Penn State are still dancing on the women’s side. Both of the Maryland programs have made the Final Four each of the last four seasons, with the women making their ninth straight appearance. The Maryland and Penn State women meet in the national semifinals at 5 p.m. ET Friday, while the Maryland men play Denver and Ohio State draws Towson on Saturday.