Cougar earns gold medal in relay
Errol Nolan came home from Canada adding more hardware to his collection of medals after the IAAF Junior World Championships Sunday. Nolan and his American teammates won the 4×400-meter relay clocking in at 3 minutes, 4.7 seconds.
Nolan ran the second leg after Joshua Mance from the University of Southern California. Nolan passed off to David Verburg of George Mason University. The anchor was Michael Berry from Washington High School. Nolan also placed third in the 400-meter finals.
Three Cougars prep for European Championships
One UH swimmer and two divers will head to Budapest, Hungary, for the 30th European Championships August 4-15th.
Anastasia Pozdniakova will be representing Russia in the 1- and 3-meter events. She will also be featured in the 3-meter synchronized event with Svetlana Filpova.
Julia Lonnegren will be diving for Sweden in the 10-meter platform competition. Swimmer Reka Kovacs of Hungary is set to participate in the 200-yard and 400-yard IM, plus the 200-yard breaststroke
Two Cougars excel in offseason play; team signs infielder
Outfielder Caleb Ramsey and pitcher Michael Goodnight have made an impact for the Yartmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod league, an offseason league for collegiate players.
Michael Goodnight has compiled a 3-1 record and 2.10 ERA. With a .317 batting average and 15 RBIs, Ramsey will play in the Cape Cod League All-Star game today. The game can be seen on CBS College Sports at 6 p.m. CST, or streamed online at http://www.capecodbaseball.org.
Shortstop Chase Jensen of Weatherford College signed a national letter of intent to play for UH.
More preseason football hype
Five Cougar football players were selected to the All-Conference USA Team. Senior quarterback Case Keenum and wide recievers Tyron Carrier and James Cleveland were chosen to represent UH in the Conference USA Offensive First Team. Senior Marcus McGraw and Jamal Robinson took their respective positions in the Conference USA Defensive First Team. These preseason honorees tie Tulsa with the most players on the Preseason Team roster.