Hunters lead at half time 14-10

first_imgThe Hunters opened the scoreboard with a penalty goal in the 9th minute  to lead 2-0 before  Tweed Heads sets in 10 minutes later with a try to lead 4-2.However, with less than 15 minutes before half time PNG unleashed a rival when Watson Boas picked up a quick play the ball to run over a Tweed Head defender and stretched his arms out to plant the ball in the try line.  Noel Zeming converted the try to lead by 4 points over the tweeds, 4-8.Five minutes later Hunters hooker Wartovo Puara jnr pulled off a good lead with his famous side step that send in Edward Goma for a converted try to make it 14-4.Tweeds than replied with a quick try before halftime minimising the lead to a 4 pointer, 14-10 at half time.last_img read more

Ante, Herder and Johnson Named To MVC Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete Team

first_imgSenior Maddie Johnson and sophomore Tess Herder received first-team scholar-athlete honors, while senior Mariel Ante earned honorable mention honors. Herder owns a 3.93 GPA as an elementary education major. She is currently on a five-match winning streak with a 15-9 singles record. Herder has won all five of her singles matches and is 7-2 in her last 10 match. SAINT LOUIS, Mo. – The Drake University women’s tennis team garnered three Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete selections, announced by the league office on Tuesday (April 26). To be eligible for nominations to the MVC Scholar-Athlete teams, nominees must own a cumulative GPA of 3.20 based on a 4.0 scale and be a starter or important reserve and have played in at least 75 percent of its team’s matches. Student-athletes also must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their institution and have completed at least one full academic year at their respective institution.   Print Friendly Versioncenter_img Ante is a biology major with a 3.32 GPA and holds an 18-22 combined doubles/singles record. Last year, she was named first-team All-MVC doubles and received all-select team singles honors. The Bulldogs open play at the MVC Championship on Friday in Wichita, Kan. against Missouri State at 2 p.m. Johnson maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA as a psychology major and was named first-team scholar-athlete the last two years. She leads the Bulldogs with a 23-9 singles record and has tallied 18 doubles victories. On Sunday, Johnson earned her 100th career singles victory and is three wins away from becoming the Drake’s all-time wins leader.last_img read more