LSU’s Nistrup ties for ninth in tournament
ESTONIA — LSU women’s golfer Caroline Nistrup put together a second no-bogey round to shoot 3-under 69 to close out the European Women’s Amateur Championship in a tie for ninth place.
Nistrup, representing Denmark, posted a three-birdie round with 15 pars to finish the 72-hole event at even-par 288 (70-74-75-69). Nistrup moved up 19 spots in the final to a tie for ninth place, 10 shots behind the eventual winner.
Nistrup posted 59 pars over the 72-hole event — the second most in the field for the event.
BRSC to hold player placement Monday
The Baton Rouge Soccer Club will hold a supplemental player placement Monday at the Burbank Soccer Complex.
Placement for U10 girls and U11 boys will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon and U13 boys, U14 girls and U15 boys will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
All interested players should email email@example.com for additional information.
LSU’s Martin places fifth in 200 meters
EUGENE, Ore. — LSU’s Jada Martin earned a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter final with a wind-aided 23.35 seconds late Friday at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships.
Martin followed gold medalist Kaylin Whitney (22.82w) of the United States, silver medalist Irene Ekelund (22.97w) of Sweden, bronze medalist Angela Tenorio (23.15w) of Ecuador and fourth-place finisher Shannon Hylton (23.25w) of Great Britain.
Also, LSU recruit Daeshon Gordon advanced to the semifinals of the women’s 100-meter hurdles with a wind-legal 13.76 (+1.7) for fourth place in the third preliminary heat.
Gordon was slated to compete in the second of three semifinal heats on Saturday afternoon.
SU QB Club sets bus trip for UL-Lafayette
The Southern Quarterback Club is putting together a bus trip to the Jaguars’ game with Louisiana-Lafayette on Aug. 30 in Lafayette.
The cost is $70, including a ticket to the game.
For more information, contact Jonathan Dearbone (225) 572-5878, Reginald Jarvis (225) 939-5906 or Robert Brown (225) 287-8385.
King places fourth at World meet
EUGENE, Ore. — Former Jewel Sumner High standout Devin King placed fourth in the boys pole vault at the IAAF World Junior Championships on Saturday night.
The Southeastern Louisiana University signee set an outdoor personal best by clearing 18 feet, 1/2-inch at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field.
France’s Axel Chapelle won the event with a vault of 18-2 1/2.
King set state and national records as a senior for the Cowboys. He cleared 17-10 1/4 at the New Balance Indoor National Championships in March to set a national record. King then shattered a 28-year-old Louisiana High School Athletic Association outdoor state meet record in May by clearing 17-8 to help the Cowboys finish as the Class 3A runner-up.
Arkansas St. extends Boyer’s contract
JONESBORO, Ark. — Arkansas State has announced that women’s basketball coach Brian Boyer has agreed to a new three-year contract.
ASU Athletic Director Terry Mohajir said Boyer’s new contract extends through the 2016-17 season.
ASU went 22-12 last season and 14-4 in the Sun Belt Conference and won the SBC regular season title outright for the first time in school history.
From staff and wire reports