Badger Sports Roundup

MacLeod makes Canadian National Team; McMillan sixth at "Mo"Memorial; Miller earns acclaim

Carla MacLeod, a senior defenseman on the University of Wisconsin women's hockey team, was named to the Canadian National Team Monday and will compete in the IIHF World Championships in Sweden April 2-9.

Macleod has 23 points (three goals, 20 assists) in 31 games this season with the third-ranked Badgers. A two-year captain with UW, MacLeod has 78 points (12, 66) in her career. She is a top-10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award after earning All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association second-team honors last year.

MacLeod has prior international experience, having competed in the 2004 Four Nations Cup with Team Canada and competing in a number of events for the Canadian Under-22 team in the past five years.

A native of Calgary, Alberta, MacLeod will join Team Canada March 29, following the conclusion of Wisconsin's season. Team Canada has won all eight World Championships.

McMillan places sixth in Mo-morial

Lindsay McMillan, a junior on the Wisconsin women's golf team, carded a final-round 76 Tuesday to finish sixth in the Mo-morial Invitational at the Legends Golf Club in Bryan, Texas.

McMillan was in 22nd prior to the third and final round but the 76 was the second-lowest single-round score in the tournament. McMillan finished 80-78-76=234, just four strokes behind first-place finisher Samantha Richdale of Illinois State.

The Badgers' 974 team score was good for seventh place overall.

Miller receives Big Ten honor

Wisconsin senior outfielder Anastasia Miller was named Big Ten softball player of the week Tuesday. Miller batted .615 with a .688 on-base percentage and a 1.154 slugging percentage in Wisconsin's weekend set at the Palm Springs Classic. In helping the Badgers to a 3-2 record in Palm Springs, Miller went 8-for-13 at the plate with two home runs, four runs batted in and four runs scored.


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