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Sunday, May 23, 2021

Lauren Hartlage -- Olivia Cochran -- SUNDAY CAARDINAL COUPLE

 Lauren Hartlage

Lauren Hartlage had a late day surge to move into a tie for second in the NCAA Golf Championships in Scottsdale Arizona.

In the first round, on Friday, Hartlage shot a one over par at the Grayhawk Golf Club, which was good for 19th place after the round.  The senior lit the course on fire with a round of four under to move into a tie for second.

Hartlage started play on the 10th hole recording pars on every hole until she circled all the way around to the fourth hole.  With birdies on holes four, five, seven, and eight, she recorded the third best round of the day at four under.  She is still five strokes behind Rachel Heck of Stanford in first place, but there are still two rounds to play.

After today's third round, the top 15 teams, and the top nine individuals not on an advancing team will play the final round on Monday.  Hartlage has obviously placed herself in a position to reach Monday's play and take a shot at the individual championship. We wish her smoothing putting and long drives ! 

Olivia Cochran

Olivia Cochran was selected to play in the USA Women's National 3x3 Team training camp.

Featuring a game roster of Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum, and Katie Lou Samuelson, the team is competing in Voiron, France at the Big 12 International Tournament.  This tournament will wrap up play today.

After this, the team will move on to Graz, Austria to compete in the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  Three teams at the OQT will get berths in the Tokyo Olympics.  Four other teams have already qualified based on points totals from previous FIBA competitions, and the eighth and final Olympic Berth will go to the winner of the FIBA 3x3 Universality Qualifying Tournament which will have six teams competing from countries that did not have a basketball team in the 2012, or 2016 Olympics.

Cardinal Couple Radio Hour Podcast

The CCRHP took a break yesterday.  Daryl was avoiding pushing any buttons on vacation, Jared was going to have to leave early to make it to a event to push his camera buttons, Case was off doing...I'm not sure what, exactly, and Paulie apparently had a rough travel day Friday.

We should be back next week better than ever.  Will we see the return of the quiz next week?  It's about time for it.


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