June 2009 NewsStand



June 30, 2009
Quarterback, wide receiver pick Tulane
Tulane Coach Bob Toledo's appetite for quarterbacks apparently merited an additional serving, complete with Cajun seasoning.

Beasley commits to play hoops at Tulane
Pensacola News-Journal
Pensacola High's Terrance Beasley said Monday that he has accepted a scholarship offer to play basketball for Tulane University, two months after Florida International released him from his original letter of intent.

Bullock chooses Tulane
Lafayette Advertiser
Catholic-NI star goes with Wave over UL

June 26, 2009

UNO sports could be saved by millions in oil man's will
Eyewitness Sports has learned that UNO athletics could be saved and those of Tulane and LSU enhanced after the estate of a solitary, somewhat eccentric, sports-loving oil man is settled.

Prep football
The Daily Advertiser
Rams' Mandell chooses Tulane

June 25, 2009

Tulane pitcher Nick Pepitone named to USA Baseball National Collegiate Team
The Times-Picayune

June 24, 2009

Farm report
New York Daily News
Coney Island gets Green Wave

BCB Interview
Brew Crew Ball
Third-round SS Josh Prince

June 23, 2009

Newman's Napoli commits to Tulane baseball
New Orleans.com
Left-handed pitcher David Napoli of Newman has committed to Tulane.

June 22, 2009

Acadiana punter Mandell commits to Tulane
New Orleans.com
Tulane has landed its second commitment for its 2010 football recruiting class in punter Cody Mandell of Acadiana

June 19, 2009

Tulane lands commitment from St. Mary's OL
Shreveport Times
St. Mary's offensive lineman Ben Stone has committed to play college football at Tulane.

June 18, 2009

Tulane baseball player Jonathan Garrett signs with the L.A. Angels
Tulane senior baseball player Jonathan Garrett, a Mandeville native who prepped at St. Paul's, will join the professional ranks of baseball, as the right-handed pitcher signed with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Tuesday evening.

Tulane's Henry signs with Rays
Daily Comet
Tulane University's Seth Henry has signed a professional contract with the Tampa Bay Rays organization.

June 17, 2009

Tulane's Seth Henry signs with Tampa Bay
Tulane University's Seth Henry has signed a professional contract with the Tampa Bay Rays organization.

June 12, 2009

LSU and Tulane athletes fare well at NCAA track meet
Tulane sprinter Olivia Kizzee advanced to the semifinals of the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash.

Tulane's Schaffer excited about Team USA trials
Wave's Jones set to lead national college team

June 11, 2009

Kizzee Moves on to 100m Semis at NCAA Championships
Junior Sprinter Makes 18-Runner Cut for 100-meter dash

Kizzee, Alexander advance at NCAA Championships
Baton Rouge Advocate
Tulane's Olivia Kizzee automatically advanced to the semifinals of the women's 100 meters when she finished third in her preliminary heat with a time of 11.43 seconds.

Tulane's Josh Prince realizes dream of being drafted by major league team

Louisiana well-represented in '09 draft
Sporting News
Meanwhile, two Tulane players -- shortstop Josh Prince (Milwaukee) and left-handed pitcher Aaron Loup (Toronto) -- were drafted...

Sulphur resident Josh Prince signs with Brewers
Southwest Daily News (Sulphur, LA)
Prince was drafted as a shortstop and recently finished his second season for the Tulane University Green Wave.

June 10, 2009

Sisk leads Tulane tennis to 12-12 record in first season
Daily Home
When Talladega native Terri Sisk's tennis team at Tulane University took the court this past season, she wasn't really sure what she was going to get.

Tulane - Team Notes
USA Today
The team's best end of the floor was definitely the defensive end, where the Wave was able to hold opponents to just 66.3 points per contest.

Brewers take Indiana RHP Arnett with No. 26 pick
USA Today
The Brewers then took shortstop Joshua Prince from Tulane in the third round.

LSU Tiger Drafted By White Sox
Also selected was Tulane Green Wave short stop Josh Prince, who was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers in the third round.

June 8, 2009
Offensive lineman picks Wave
For St. Mary's of Natchitoches offensive lineman Ben Stone, the decision to become the first commitment in Tulane's 2010 football recruiting class was not difficult.

June 4, 2009

Tulane submits winning 5A bid
The LHSAA Class 5A state baseball tournament is returning to New Orleans for the next two years..."I think Tulane is going to be a great host," LHSAA Commissioner Kenny Henderson said.

Tulane to Host 5A State Tournaments

North La. grabs most host sites
Daily Advertiser (Lafayette); State Baseball
Tulane's Greer Field at Turchin Stadium will host the Class 5A tournament the next two seasons.

Tulane's Schaffer Named Freshman All-American
Following a stellar rookie season behind the dish, Jeremy Schaffer was named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper on Wednesday.

Collegiate Baseball names Tulane catcher Jeremy Schaffer Freshman All-American
Tulane catcher Jeremy Schaffer has been named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball

Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-Americans Announced
SEC Sports
Catchers Jeremy Schaffer, Tulane -- A first team Conference USA pick and member of the All-Freshmen team in the league, Schaffer hit .322 with 12 homers, 7 doubles and 51 RBIs. He is also a superb defensive player.

Four C-USA Players Named Freshman All-Americans
WITN-TV News (N. Carolina)
Rendon is joined by Tulane catcher Jeremy Schaffer...

June 3, 2009

5K for 4K
New Orleans.com
Tulane Athletics Donor Drive

June 2, 2009

Conference USA presidents agree to leaguewide changes
The board also voted to reduce the conference operating budget by 4 percent, including a hiring and salary freeze, and appoint a task force that includes Tulane Athletic Director Rick Dickson to study conference basketball scheduling.

Tulane women's golf coach J.T. Horton has high expectations for young team
But to Tulane Coach J.T. Horton, the tournament experience was just a springboard to an ambitious goal of making the Green Wave a national power.

June 1, 2009

Southeastern Athletics
The 2009 All-Louisiana Women's Tennis Team was selected and nominated by the state's sports information directors. First Team [includes] Mariam Kurdaze - Tulane - Freshman - Tsilisi, Republic of Georgia...