Golabek earns A-A laurels
The University at Buffalo's Rob Golabek earned second-team All-America honors in the shot put after finishing 12th on Saturday in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.
Golabek's toss of 61 feet, 1/4 -inch on his final throw moved him from 20th place up to 12th to earn his fourth All-America status of his career. Last week UB's Asia Henry became a second-team All-American in the 800 meters.
Run ends for St. John's
Zach Lauricella (Clarence) went 1 for 3 with an RBI for St. John's, but the Red Storm's deepest NCAA Tournament run since 1980 came to end with a 7-4 loss to Arizona in the best-of-three Tucson Super Regional. Arizona won the series, 2-0, to end the season for the Big East regular season and tournament champions (40-23).
Lauricella, who started in 50 of the 54 games he played as a freshman, finished with a .262 batting average (46 for 172) and 32 RBIs.
Denmark, Germany triumph
Denmark upset the Netherlands 1-0 in the opening Group B match at the European soccer championship, as Germany overcame a stubborn Portugal team to win by the same score.
Michael Krohn-Dehli scored the only goal in Denmark's victory in Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Mario Gomez's goal in the 72nd minute lifted Germany past Portugal in Lviv, Ukraine.
From News Staff and wire service reports