Your Alabama Pro Athlete of the Week is Haylie McCleney. McCleney was the offensive spark for Team USA in opening round Olympic play, leading the team to a 5-0 record with a .643 batting average (9-for-14) and scoring 4 of the team’s 9 total runs. McCleney reached base in 14 of her 18 plate appearances.
Runner-up this week is Erin Routliffe. Routliffe won her first career WTA doubles title, partnering with Kimberley Zimmermann of Belgium to win the Palermo Ladies Open. It marks Routliffe’s 15th career doubles title, with the others coming on the ITF Futures Tour.
Others of note:
Jake Walters threw 5 hitless shutout innings in relief in a Beloit win.
Cobie Vance reached base 5 times (HR, double, single, BB, HBP) in a win for Lansing.
Brett Auerbach homered three times for Eugene.
Geoffrey Bramblett worked 3 scoreless innings and picked up 2 saves.
Steven Setterstrom won the Alabama Open at -20 for his 2nd win in as many weeks.
Tom Lovelady Monday qualified for the 3M Open by shooting a 62 in qualifying.
Joshua Sedeno finished 4th in an Arizona Open qualifier to qualify for the tournament.
Alana Gonçalo Da Silva had 10 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists to advance Ituano to the LBF semifinals.