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April 28, 2014

Sports briefs for Monday, April 28

Hunkeler helps Rose win conference title

DEFIANCE, Ohio — Northwestern High School product Andy Hunkeler helped Rose-Hulman win the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s track and field meet over the weekend.

Hunkeler scored in three events. The Rose-Hulman senior was runner-up in shot put (48 feet, 2 inches) and runner-up in discus (141-4). He took fifth place in hammer throw (153-3).

The Fightin’ Engineers ran away from the competition, compiling 252.5 points to claim their seventh straight HCAC outdoor title. Runner-up Franklin had 118.5.

Northwestern High School product Austin Finley helped Manchester (99) score a third-place finish in the nine-team meet. Individually, the Spartan junior was sixth in the 200-meter dash (:23.47), seventh in triple jump (40-4.25) and seventh in high jump (6-0). He also ran on eighth-place teams in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.

Lindley finishes 49th in Big Ten tournament

FRENCH LICK — Western High School product Allison Lindley helped Iowa to a ninth-place finish in the Big Ten women’s golf tournament on the Pete Dye Course. The Hawkeyes carded an 18-over 306 in Sunday’s final round and had a three-round score of 62-over 926.

Lindley was fourth-low for the Hawkeyes and 49th overall. She shot a 7-over 79 in the final round and had a 54-hole total of 22-over 238.

Michigan State and Ohio State shared the Big Ten title after shooting three-round scores of 31-over 895.

22-year-old Noh nets first PGA Tour win

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Seung-Yul Noh overcame windy conditions and his nerves, shooting a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the Zurich Classic by two shots for his first PGA Tour victory.

While Noh, the leader through three rounds, never fell out of first, he did make his first three bogeys of the tournament and briefly fell into a tie with Keegan Bradley, the 2011 PGA Championship winner who had the gallery behind him.

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