Fresno State

Fresno State roundup: Women golfers score top-5 finish

Four of Fresno State’s five golfers shot 1-over 73s in Sunday’s final round to help the Bulldogs to a fifth-place finish at the Ole Miss Rebel Intercollegiate Tournament in Oxford, Miss.

The Bulldogs shot a combined 13-over 877 for the best finish among non-ranked programs, with No. 19 Texas A&M taking the team crown at 6-under 858. Eighteenth-ranked Kent State (861), No. 10 Tennessee (869) and No. 15 Furman (875) rounded out the next three spots.

Senior Madchen Ly finished at even after three days and in a tie for eighth individually to lead Fresno State. Kent State’s Josee Doyon won the tournament at 8-under 208.

Bulldogs track and field nets four wins at meet

The Fresno State track and field teams came away with four event victories Saturday at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge in Sacramento.

Senior Devin Harrison took the title in the men’s long jump, leaping 7.42 meters.

On the women’s side, Johnson sisters Kyra and Dezirae fueled the other three wins, including one in the 1,600-meter relay with teammates Njeri Omawahleh and Kimberly Efonye. The Bulldogs won the relay by more than three seconds with a time of 3:37.88 to set a new meet record.

Kyra Johnson also won the 400 hurdles with a time of 59.56, breaking her own meet record by three-tenths of a second set a year ago. Dezirae Johnson edged North Dakota State’s Amy Andrushko by five one-hundredths of a second to win the 800 in 2:09.50.

Bulldogs tennis scores MW win vs. UNLV

Fresno State knocked off No. 75 UNLV 4-1 in a Mountain West conference match in Las Vegas on Sunday to go 2 for 3 this week against nationally-ranked foes.

The Bulldogs (14-7, 3-2 MW) beat No. 72 UC Irvine on Wednesday and lost to No. 37 San Diego State on Thursday.

Fresno State clinched the doubles point and Nikolas Papic set the tone in singles beating Ace Matias in straight sets on court No. 1. Adam Glynn and Eric Komati helped the Bulldogs clinch the duals match on courts four and five, respectively.