Dave Serrano guides U.S. to bronze medal

Marco Gonzales of Gonzaga twirled his second gem of the tournament, striking out nine in eight innings of one-run ball, and the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team held off a furious ninth-inning rally to defeat the Netherlands, 4-3, and claim the bronze medal at Honkbal Week Sunday afternoon at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, Netherlands.

"It was a fun summer," said Team USA manager Dave Serrano, who coaches Tennessee. "Obviously we didn't get the medal we wanted to, but we will walk out of this stadium proud with a medal around our necks."

Diving: Tennessee senior Jordan Mauney qualified for his second event at the summer nationals by finishing fourth on the platform at the USA Diving national preliminary zone B championships in Moultrie, Ga.

With a career-best score of 339 points, Mauney claimed one of the five spots available at the AT&T national diving championships next month in Greensboro, N.C. Mauney also will dive in the 3-meter springboard.

Women's Golf: Incoming Lady Vols freshman Emmie Pietila defended her Michigan Women's Amateur Championship, defeating Natalie Brehm in East Lansing, Mich.

Tennessee junior Chessey Thomas won the Pacific Northwest Women's Amateur Championships on Friday, beating Amanda Baker.

Senior Erica Popson, meanwhile, missed the cut at the Women's North & South Amateur at Pinehurst, N.C.

Women's Track: Former Lady Vol Chanelle Price ran a career best 2 minutes, 0.15 seconds in the 800 meters Saturday, finishing third at the Flanders Cup meet in Ninove, Belgium.

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