Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week – Spencer Turnbull (May 24)

Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Spencer Turnbull. Turnbull threw a complete game no-hitter on May 18, striking out nine Mariner batters while walking two. It was the first complete game of Turnbull’s career, and the first-ever no-hitter thrown by an Alabama pitcher in the major leagues.

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Others of note:

Levi Randolph had games of 13 points, 9 rebounds and 25 points, 5 rebounds for the New Zealand Breakers.

Alana Gonçalo Da Silva had a 16 point, 9 assist game in a win for Ituano.

Nick King had 15 points off the bench to help advance Leiden to the Dutch DBL finals.

Kristian Gkolomeev won the bronze medal in the Men’s 50m Free at the European Aquatics Championships.

Alexa Guarachi reached the doubles semifinals at the WTA event in Italy.

Kirani James won the Men’s 400m at the Ostrava Golden Spike.

Daniel Haugh set 2 personal bests and won the Men’s Hammer Throw at the Tucson Elite Classic.

Shelby McEwen won the Men’s High Jump at the USATF Throws Fest with a personal-best jump of 2.33 meters.

Jereem Richards won the Men’s 150m at the Adidas Boost Boston event.

Kimberly Ficenec won the Women’s 800m at the Ostrava ČAS Meet.

Ruebin Walters finished 2nd in the Men’s 110m Hurdles at the USATF Open.

Tommy Hunter pitched 2 scoreless innings, striking out 4, and recorded his first-ever MLB hit.

Jimmy Nelson pitched 2 scoreless innings, striking out 5.

Chandler Taylor hit 2 home runs for Corpus Christi during the week.

Kyle Overstreet hit safely in all 6 games this week, and now has a 7-game hitting streak.

Tyler Gentry hit safely in 5 straight games, and hit his first professional home run.

Thomas Burrows struck out 6 in a 3-inning outing.

Casey Cobb had no runs, 4 Ks in a 3-inning outing.

Merel Van Dongen scored a goal in Atlético de Madrid’s game.

Pia Rijsdijk scored a goal in Napoli’s season finale.

Lauren Stephenson finished a career-best T7 on the LPGA Tour.

Davis Riley finished T6 on the Korn Ferry Tour for his 7th Top 10 finish of the season.

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