All-Sports Roundup: Fowler, Noren Finish Top 30 at The Open Championship
TennisTwo OSU tennis players are representing the Cowboys and Cowgirls overseas, as junior Julian Cash competed in the ITF Men’s circuit in Egypt and Lena Rupert qualified for the Schönbusch Open in Aschaffenburg, Germany:And that’s the match. Cash comes up just shy of his first ITF Futures title as he falls to (1) Lorenzo Frigerio, 6-4, 6-3. #okstate— OSU Cowboy Tennis (@CowboyTennis) July 23, 2017 Oklahoma State golfers represented the Cowboys and Cowgirls well over this past week, claiming first-place finishes in amateur tournaments all over the United States. Paired with a Cowgirl up for Big 12 Player of the Year and some Pokes competing overseas, it was a productive week for OSU athletics.Pro GolfRickie Fowler and Alex Noren touched off successful weeks at The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale last week Fowler shot even-par 280 to finish T22, and Noren shot 4-under 276 to finish T6 in an event that Jordan Spieth eventually ran away with.College GolfAdChoices广告Future Cowboy Matthew Wolff finished second in the U.S. Junior Amateur Tournament over the weekend. The Los Angeles native will play in the US Amateur Championship in August and come to Stillwater in the fall. Phillip Slavin wrote more about this U.S. Junior Am here.”That’s money.”#USJuniorAm https://t.co/jMWlDAAwBX— USGA (@USGA) July 21, 2017Oklahoma State senior Brendon Jelley won the Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur Championship on Wednesday, defeating Oral Roberts’ Cody Burrows in the championship round.Jelley wasn’t the only Oklahoma State player to win over the weekend. Two Cowgirls, Alexis Sadegh and Maddie Mccrary, both took home first, with Sadegh winning the Women’s Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur Championship and Mccrary winning the Women’s Texas Golf Association State Amateur Championship.So happy to be the Oklahoma State Amateur champ! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported! ?? pic.twitter.com/v4ZDva8vNH— Lexi Sadeghy (@lexisadeghy_) July 20, 2017 .@maddiekmccrary has won the @WTGA1916 State Amateur Championship! Cowgirls now own the Okla & Texas am titles.➡️ https://t.co/JBKXnouYXs pic.twitter.com/43yPVzMFYM— OSU Cowgirl Golf (@OSUcowgirlgolf) July 21, 2017 Congrats @lena_ruppert for qualifying at the 25k in Aschaffenburg, Germany & today def #382 Matteucci of Italy.— OSU Women’s Tennis (@CowgirlTennis) July 19, 2017The men’s tennis team released a video celebrating their accomplishments from the last four years. After the men’s top-five ranking and a Sweet Sixteen finish in 2016, not to mention the women’s success, OSU is quickly establishing itself as an elite tennis school.Four years filled with great moments.. and we’re just getting started. #okstate pic.twitter.com/QdbX8E9ZBF— OSU Cowboy Tennis (@CowboyTennis) January 19, 2017WrestlingOSU commit Kaden Gfeller finished second in the Fargo 2017 145-pound finals last week. Head coach John Smith was interviewed by USA Wrestling about the event and Gfeller’s future at OSU.Gfeller comes up short, 6-4, in the #Fargo2017 145-pound finals. #okstate— OSU Cowboy Wrestling (@CowboyWrestling) July 18, 2017 SoftballFans can vote for infielder Vanessa Shippy for the Big 12 Athlete of the Year here:Not too shabby, @vshippy33! Fans, be sure to #VoteShippy as the 2017 #Big12 Athlete of the Year today. #okstate▶ https://t.co/B8bjSqgBYU pic.twitter.com/cUVQPmnUWx— Cowgirl Softball (@CowgirlSB) July 24, 2017Junior Rylee Baylis became the fourth Cowgirl to earn the title of NCAA Statistical Champion, as she led the country and set an OSU single-season record with 71 walks in 2016.DYK: Last season @Ms_Bayless9 became the fourth Cowgirl to earn the title of NCAA Statistical Champion! #okstate pic.twitter.com/L0yrBZLsV0— Cowgirl Softball (@CowgirlSB) July 19, 2017 While you’re here, we’d like you to consider subscribing to Pistols Firing and becoming a PFB+ member. It’s a big ask from us to you, but it also comes with a load of benefits like ad-free browsing (ads stink!), access to our premium room in The Chamber and monthly giveaways.The other thing it does is help stabilize our business into the future. As it turns out, sending folks on the road to cover games and provide 24/7 Pokes coverage like the excellent article you just read costs money. Because of our subscribers, we’ve been able to improve our work and provide the best OSU news and community anywhere online. Help us keep that up.