Stryganek finishes strong
EUGENE, Ore. — Illinois’ Brandon Stryganek claimed second-team All-America honors, placing 15th in the 200 meters Thursday at the NCAA Track and Field Championships.
Stryganek was timed in 20.95 seconds.
UI reliever honored. Illinois junior-to-be Tyler Jay was voted to the ABCA/Rawlings All-Mideast Region Second Team by the region’s 38 head coaches.
Jay, who earned second-team All-Big Ten honors, was 10 for 10 in save chances last season. He went 4-1 and had a 1.94 ERA.
Illini-to-be falls in semifinals. Incoming Illini golfer Dana Gattone of Addison lost 2 and 1 to Hui Chong Dofflemyer of Belvidere in the championship-flight semifinals of the Illinois Women’s State Am on Thursday at Crestwicke Country Club in Bloomington.
Earlier Thursday, Gattone defeated Naperville’s Taylor Arenson 6 and 5 in the quarterfinals.