Dylan Ray was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 2nd pick of the 4th round (108th overall selection.
Shelby McEwen finished 5th in the Men’s High Jump at the World Athletics Championship, and was the top American finisher. In the 200 Meter, Tamara Clark, Jereem Richards, and Tarsis Orogot all advanced to tomorrow’s semifinals with Top 3 finishes in their heats. Clark and Richards both won their heats.
In other track news, Quanesha Burks, Tamara Clark, Daniel Haugh, and Shelby McEwen are each recipients of $30,000 Stephen A. Schwarzman Grants from the USATF Foundation. The Alabama alumni are among 100 athletes receiving grants from the Foundation.
Current and former Alabama adapted athletes had strong showing for the U.S. and Canadian Men’s and Women’s Wheelchair Basketball teams on Medal Day at the IWBF America’s Cup. On the women’s side, Canada beat the United States for gold on the strength of Cindy Ouellet’s 30 point performance. The U.S. men won gold and the Canadian men bronze in their draw.
A.S. Monaco officially announced the signing of Donta Hall to a three-year extension. With Hall this past season, Monaco was runner-up in the French LNB, and advanced to the quarterfinals in its first season in the EuroLeague.
Kenyan Drake was interviewed on the Holder’s Handful podcast, and discussed his work with Smile Train, his recovery from injury, and his relationship with Josh Jacobs, among other topics.
Scenes and Highlights
- Donta Hall – officially signed to a three-year extension by A.S. Monaco.
WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL 2022 Americas Cup – Men Bronze Medal Game Canada 56, Brazil 46. Bo Hedges – 2 points, 1 rebound, 4 assists. 2022 Americas Cup – Women Gold Medal Game Canada 76, USA 68. Cindy Ouelett – 30 points, 1 rebound, 7 assists, 2 steals. Arinn Young – 9 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal. Aurelie Jacob-Verreault – DNP. Bailey Moody – 12 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists. Lindsey Zurbrugg – 10 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals. Abby Bauleke – 0 points. Emily Oberst – DNP. Ixhelt Gonzalez – DNP. 2022 Americas Cup – Men Gold Medal Game USA 64, Argentina 61. Peter Berry – 8 points, 5 rebounds. TENNIS ITF Radomlje 25K, Singles Qualifying Rd 2: Filip Planinsek defeated Nejc Skorjanc 6-2, 6-1. WTA Palermo Ladies Open, Doubles Rd of 16: 1-seed Alexa Guarachi / A Muhammad defeated Dzalamidze / Tikhonova 7-5, 6-4. GOLF US Girls Junior Amateur, Stroke Play Rd 1: Kaitlyn Schroeder – 72, -1, T19 Kynadie Adams – 74, +1, T40 Taylor Kehoe – 81, +8, T139 TRACK & FIELD World Athletics Championships Men’s 200m Prelims: Jereem Richards – 20.35 seconds, 1st in heat; advances to semifinals World Athletics Championships Men’s 200m Prelims: Tarsis Orogot – 20.44 seconds, 3rd in heat; advances to semifinals. World Athletics Championships Women’s 200m Prelims: Tamara Clark – 22.27 seconds, 1st in heat; advances to semifinals. World Athletics Championships Women’s 200m Prelims: Olivia Fotopoulou – 23.25 seconds, 4th in heat; 27th overall. World Athletics Championships Men’s High Jump finals: Shelby McEwen – 2.30 meters, 5th. BASKETBALL The Basketball Tournament Zip Em Up 94, Sweet Home Alabama 61. Justin Knox – 26 minutes, 14 points (5-8 2pg, 1-2 3pg, 1-1 FT), 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 fouls. Mikhail Torrance – 14 minutes, 0 points (0-2 2pg, 0-1 3pg), 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 turnover. Justin Tubbs – 3 minutes, 0 points (0-2 3pg), 1 foul. The Basketball Tournament Heartfire 84, Competitive Choice 75. Tevin Mack – 11 minutes, 6 points (0-1 2pg, 1-3 3pg, 3-4 FT), 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 turnover, 2 fouls.