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Sports - April 12, 2013

Sports Shorts

OAKS' NOTES . . . It was a productive week for Menlo College athletes, as three different athletes earned Player of the Week honors in their respective sports. Jimmy Bosco earned his award for his role in leading the Oaks' baseball team to a 4-0 record over Corban University. Bosco had seven hits on the weekend, including four home runs and a double. Alyssa Holland continued the Oaks' dominance of softball honors, marking the third consecutive week Menlo has won the award. Holland was 2-for-5 with a stolen base in the Oaks' doubleheader split with William Jessup. James Walsh of the Menlo College golf team also was honored. Walsh finished seventh in the Simpson University Invitational to earn Cal Pac Golfer of the week . . . The Menlo women's volleyball team has signed a number of players recently, the latest being Jamie Nurenberg. The 6-foot-1 middle blocker joins the Lady Oaks following a successful stint with American River College in Sacramento where her team was ranked in the top eight in junior colleges in Northern California. Prior to her time with American River College, Nurenberg was a three-year letter winner at Roseville High. Solano College's Lainey Brown also has signed to attend and play at Menlo College in the fall. During her two-year tenure at Solano, Brown recorded 853 digs and 115 service aces in her impressive two-year career. Menlo's new head coach is Atlee Hubbard, the former coach at Menlo School.

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