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Today's Sports Briefs: 4/9/13

Kozak signs with Mount Marty By The Daily Republic Bon Homme softball player Karlee Kozak will play her college softball at Mount Marty, it was announced Monday. The 5-foot-5 shortstop, who was named to the all-state all-tournament team and all-s...

Kozak signs with Mount Marty

By The Daily Republic

Bon Homme softball player Karlee Kozak will play her college softball at Mount Marty, it was announced Monday. The 5-foot-5 shortstop, who was named to the all-state all-tournament team and all-state honorable mention in 2012, will join the Lancers in the fall.

Last season, Kozak finished with a .363 batting average, 42 hits and 28 RBIs. She was also a member of the Bon Homme basketball team.

Dakota Wesleyan baseball, softball schedules change

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By The Daily Republic

Due to inclement weather, the Dakota Wesleyan baseball and softball teams each have changes to their schedules. The baseball team was scheduled to play a nonconference home game against Jamestown today, but the game has been canceled.

The softball team's home conference doubleheader today versus Mount Marty has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday. In addition, the softball team's doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday with nonconference opponent Dakota State University has been postponed until Saturday in Madison.

Court-Menendez qualifies for national meet

By The Daily Republic

Dakota Wesleyan University athlete Nicole Court-Menendez qualified for the NAIA outdoor track and field national championships this weekend at the Central Methodist Invitational in Fayette, Mo.

Court-Menendez, a freshman, finished third in the 5,000-meter racewalk with a time of 28 minutes, 6.95 seconds to qualify for the national championships on May 23-25 in Marion, Ind. The time is also a Dakota Wesleyan school record.

While Court-Menendez competed in Missouri, the other DWU athletes were participating in Augustana College's Vance Butler Invitational in Sioux Falls. Wagner native LaShawn Medicine Horn was Wesleyan's top finisher as she took fourth in the high jump with a mark of 5-feet-2-inches, which was also the second-best jump in school history.

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DWU moves to 4th after qualifier

By The Daily Republic

LINCOLN, Neb. -- After three legs of the Great Plains Athletic Conference qualifiers, the Dakota Wesleyan men's golf team sits in fourth place overall.

The Tigers shot a 302 to finish third as team in the third of four GPAC qualifiers Monday.

With only one qualifier left, Wesleyan sits behind Northwestern College, Morningside College and Nebraska Wesleyan University in the conference standings.

"If we can finish up fourth in the conference after starting off six, I would consider that a huge success," DWU coach Adam Anderson said.

Josh Korn was the top individual finisher for the Tigers. Korn shot a 74 to tie for fifth the tournament. Austin Hieb and Travis Johnson tied for ninth after they each shot 75.

After the three qualifiers, Hieb has the best individual score of anyone on the team. Hieb is a tied for 10th in the conference with a score of 230, Johnson is tied for 16th with 233 and Korn tied for 18th with 234.

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