Badger Sports Roundup, April 2

Results from Texas Relays; softball falls; Boeser signs professional contract

Moore finishes in second at Texas Relays
Wisconsin completed its competition at the Texas Relays Friday as sophomore Alonzo Moore took second in the triple jump with a leap of 49-feet, 9-inches. Teammate sophomore Rick Bellford finished ninth with 49-3 ½. Sophomore Joe Conway took 12th in the long jump at 23-2 ¾.

Freshman Joe Thomas, also an offensive tackle on the football team, took 16th in the shot put with a throw of 52-9 ½.

Penn State squeaks by Badgers
Wisconsin lost its Big Ten opener to Penn State Friday as the Nittany Lions got a run in the bottom of the eighth inning to win 2-1 in State College, Pa.

Penn State junior outfielder Scarlett Neal hit a bases-loaded single that drove in freshman outfielder Megan Wolfer for the winning run.

Penn State (13-19 overall, 1-0 Big Ten) pitcher Missy Beseres had a career-high 14 strikeouts and gave up only three hits. Wisconsin (18-14, 0-1) junior Katie Layne gave up eight hits and struck out two.

Wisconsin trailed 1-0 before junior Anastasia Miller hit her third home run of the year to tie the game.

Wisconsin will face Penn State again Saturday at 11 a.m.

Boeser a Riverman
Senior defenseman Dan Boeser signed a professional contract Thursday with the Peoria Rivermen, a member of the East Coach Hockey League.

Boeser tallied eight goals and 14 assists as a senior; 17 goals and 62 assists in his career at Wisconsin.

The Rivermen are affiliates of the Worchester IceCats and the St. Louis Blues.

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