Elle Nichols has continued to be a top performer for the Oakland women’s golf team.
And this weekend, the Okemos graduate helped the Grizzlies make history at the Horizon League championships.
Nichols, a sophomore, earned a top-10 finish on the individual leaderboard as Oakland captured its first league championship in program history.
Nichols was one of three Oakland golfers that placed in the top-10 and was seventh overall. She had a three-round total of 236.
Senior Alyssa Albright (Lansing Catholic) also was a top scorer for Oakland and finished tied for 12th with a three-round score of 240.
Nichols, who was the Horizon League golfer and freshman of the year last spring, has been one of the leaders for the Grizzlies this season. She was recently named first team all-Horizon League and entered the weekend with a team-best 77.16 stroke average.
Albright earned second team all-league honors. She had an 80.37 average entering the weekend.
WESTERN MICHIGAN: Eaton Rapids graduate Erin Binkowski has been one of the top performers for the Bronco softball team this spring. Binkowski, a junior, has started 40 of 41 games for the Broncos and leads the team in batting average (.336), home runs (11) and RBI (27).
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO: Freshman outfielder Josh Parks (Lansing Christian) had two hits, including a double, and two RBI while helping Chicago to a 12-10 win over Rockford on Saturday. He has started all 23 games and is hitting .354 with five doubles and a team-high nine stolen bases.
HILLSDALE COLLEGE: Connor Bartlett (Lansing Catholic) has helped the Charger baseball team post a 26-14 record this season. The senior outfielder has started all 40 games and is hitting .381 with nine doubles, a triple, a team-high nine homers and 37 RBI.
CENTRAL MICHIGAN: Jake Johnson (DeWitt) and Damon Terry (Everett) were among the contributors during the Chippewas’ spring game. Johnson threw for 120 yards and two touchdowns while leading the Gold to a win. Terry had a 55-yard touchdown catch for the Maroon.
INDIANA TECH: Harris Edwards III (Grand Ledge) was recently named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference track athlete of the week after helping the Warriors win the Indiana Little States Championship for the first time in program history. Edwards, a senior sprinter, had a career-best time of 20.60 seconds in the 200, anchored the winning 400 relay team and was the runner-up in the 100 while helping Indiana Tech win the title.
ALBION COLLEGE: Junior midfielder Zach Hubbell (Haslett) had a key goal Saturday that lifted the Briton men’s lacrosse team to a 9-8 MIAA victory over Trine. He has 21 goals and four assists for Albion, which is unbeaten in the MIAA.
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