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W GOLF: Ohio State's Rohanna breaks U.S. Am record

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Ohio State sophomore Rachel Rohanna turned in a 7-under-par 65 in the first round of the 2010 U.S. Women's Amateur Championship on Monday, setting a new 18-hole scoring mark for the tournament.

The clubhouse leader heading into Tuesday's second round, Rohanna posted nine birdies and two bogeys to pass the previous record, held by Kellee Booth (1998), Natalie Gulbis (1999) and Amanda Blumenhurst (2008), by one stroke.

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W Golf: Everybody's All-American

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Four Big Ten women's golfers earned All-America status and Purdue coach Devon Brouse was named Coach of the Year when Golfweek announced its annual award winners on Wednesday.

Three Boilermakers earned spots on the roster, including Maude-Aimee LaBlanc on the first team, Numa Gulyanamitta on the third team and Laura Gonzalez-Escallon as an honorable mention member. Michigan State's Laura Kueny was selected as a second-team member.

The Big Ten announced on Thursday the 22 student-athletes named Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners for the 2009-10 academic year. These individuals were chosen from a group of 276 student-athletes honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship.

One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree. From each university's list, two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected. All of the Sportsmanship Award honorees have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these student-athletes must be in good academic standing and must have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.

For a complete list of the 2010 Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners, click here.

W GOLF: Purdue Wins NCAA Championship

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The Purdue women's golf team won the first national championship in program history on Friday night at the 2010 NCAA Women's Golf Championships at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C. The Boilermakers finished one-over par to stave off a strong charge from Southern California, which finished one stroke behind at two-over par. It is the first NCAA Women's Golf Championship for any Big Ten school.

For complete coverage of Purdue's championship, click here.

Twenty-four Big Ten student-athletes were named to the 2010 CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Teams for the at-large division, it was announced Thursday by the Academic All-America Committee.

To be nominated for Academic All-District, a student-athlete must be a starter or a key reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA and must be a sophomore in both athletic and academic standing. All First Team Academic All-District honorees from each of the eight districts will be placed on the national ballot and are eligible to be selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America team.

The complete list of Big Ten CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District members include:

District 2
First Team:
Brandi Personett, Women's Gymnastics, PSU
Second Team:
Amy Bonenberger, Field Hockey, PSU
Miguel Pineda, Men's Gymnastics, PSU

District 4
First Team:
Chelsea Davis, Women's Swimming and Diving, OSU
Lindsay Quintiliani, Field Hockey, OSU
Stefan Sigrist, Men's Swimming and Diving, OSU
Second Team:
Kent Caldwell, Men's Gymnastics, MICH
Sarah Curtis, Women's Gymnastics, MICH
Kelsey Knutson, Women's Gymnastics, MICH
Ian Makowske, Men's Gymnastics, MICH
André Schultz, Men's Swimming and Diving, MICH
Brad Smith, Men's Golf, OSU

District 5
First Team:
Lachlan Ferguson, Men's Tennis, IND
Emily Kasavana, Rowing, IND
Kelsey Lindenschmidt, Women's Golf, NU
David Colturi, Men's Swimming and Diving, PUR
Christine Inman, Women's Swimming and Diving, PUR
Second Team:
Allison Buckley, Women's Gymnastics, ILL
Abe Souza, Men's Tennis, ILL
Aaron Fortunato, Men's Gymnastics, MINN
Kaylee Jamison, Women's Swimming and Diving, MINN
Tyler Duncan, Men's Golf, PUR

District 7
First Team:
Brent Metcalf, Wrestling, IOWA
Second Team:
Patricia Dean, Field Hockey, IOWA

Men's Academic All-District Teams / Women's Academic All-District Teams

W GOLF: Purdue Heads To NCAA Championships

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The Purdue Boilermakers will represent the Big Ten at the 2010 NCAA Women's Golf Championships, scheduled to begin Tuesday at the Country Club of Landfall Pete Dye Course in Wilmington, N.C. Purdue finished third in the Central Regional Championships on May 8, and will be making its 11th-straight appearance at the national championships.

For a complete preview and PDF notes of the NCAA Championships, click here.

The first round of play is in the books for the Big Ten's five women's golf teams at the NCAA Regional Championships as Purdue leads the charge in the team standings in the Central Regional at Otter Creek Golf Club in Columbus, Ind. The Boilermakers are third in the team standings at 15-over par, six strokes back of first-place Arizona State.

In the West Regional in Stanford, Calif., Ohio State is eighth in the team standings after finishing with a 12-over par 296.

For more information on round one results from the NCAA Regionals, click here.

W Golf: NCAA Regionals Preview

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Five Big Ten women's golf teams and two individuals will begin the march toward national preeminence on Thursday when they begin play at the 2010 NCAA Regional Championships. The three-day event gets underway Thursday morning and will conclude on Saturday. Four squads will play in the Central Region, which will be held at the Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus, Ind., while the fifth will compete into the West Regional, which will be held at the Stanford Golf Course in Stanford, Calif.

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W Golf: Five Teams Selected to NCAA Regional Play

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On Monday afternoon, five Big Ten women's golf teams and two individuals were invited to compete in NCAA Regional competition, scheduled to take place May 6-8, by the 2010 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee. Four squads were selected into the Central Region, to be played at the Otter Creek Golf Course in Columbus, Ind., while the fifth was selected into the West Regional, which will be held at the Stanford Golf Course in Stanford, Calif.

For more information on the NCAA Regionals, click here.

W GOLF: Purdue Three-Peats at Big Ten Championships

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The Purdue Boilermakers clinched their third-straight Big Ten Championship Sunday afternoon, finishing with a team total of six-over-par 1158 to outlast the field at the 2010 Big Ten Women's Golf Championships. Michigan State finished second in the team standings with 33-over-par 1185 performance, while Ohio State was third with 1189 and Wisconsin was fourth with 1194.

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