Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Emma Talley. Talley shot two career-low rounds (65 on Thursday, 63 on Sunday) on her way to a T-4 finish at the VOA Classic. It’s her 5th career Top 5 finish and her best finish in 3 years.
Others of note:
Jake Walters had an outing where he struck out the first seven batters that he faced, and eight out of nine batters overall.
Kirani James won the Men’s 400m at the Diamond League event in Stockholm in a season-best time of 44.63 seconds.
In two starts, Wade LeBlanc gave up just one run over 10 innings pitched, including 5.2 scoreless innings in Colorado.
Filippa Fotopoulou won the Women’s Long Jump at a Continental Tour event in Belgium.
Remona Burchell was named to the Jamaican Olympic team as a relay team member.
Natassha McDonald was named to the Canadian Olympic team as a relay team member.
Brett Auerbach was promoted to the Eugene Emeralds by the San Francisco Giant organization.