Mesa’s Maihi is RMAC player of week
Courtney Maihi’s .571 batting average over the weekend against Colorado Christian earned her RMAC softball player of the week honors.
Maihi, Colorado Mesa University’s junior pitcher/designated player from Hamilton, New Zealand, collected eight hits, including two doubles and one triple, and drove in eight runs in the Mavs’ 3-1 series win over Colorado Christian University, dropping the Cougars into a tie for first place in the conference with CSU-Pueblo.
In the third game of the series, she went 3 for 4 with five RBI and two doubles. For the season, Maihi is hitting .450 and leads the Mavericks (17-11, 15-9 RMAC) in hits (36), home runs (8), triples (3) and RBI (46).
Colorado Mesa placed 14th of 20 teams in the men’s Grand Canyon Thunderbird Invitational at Wigwam Golf Course in Litchfield Park, Ariz.
The Mavericks shot a three-round score of 887; Cal State-Stanislaus won with a 24-under-par 840.
Brandon Bingaman tied for 30th with rounds of 73, 71 and 73 for a 217. Sean Robbins was one stroke back, tied for 32nd,and Eric Carmer and Callan Hoppe tied for 66th at 226.
Three Colorado Mesa wrestlers were selected to the RMAC All-Academic first team, announced Tuesday by the conference.
Jon Gappmaier, a junior from Salt Lake City (3.52 GPA, business administration), Tyler Nelson, a junior from Highlands Ranch (3.63, math education) and Trevor Donarski, a junior from Powell, Wyo. (3.49, kinesiology), made the first team.
Telbe Storbeck, a sophomore from Gillette, Wyo. (3.54, political science) and Bery Tack, a senior from Cheyenne, Wyo. (3.46, accounting) made the honor roll.