Badger Sports Roundup

Men's golf 15th; Siow swimmer of the week; Burke and Beck compete at Midwest championships, poll roundup

Men's golf: Badgers finish 15th at Barona Cup

The Wisconsin men's golf team placed 15th of 19 teams at the Barona Collegiate Cup in Lakeside, Calif. Tuesday. After play was suspended Monday during the second round due to inclement weather, the Badgers finished the second round and played the third. The Badgers finished with a 10-under par 854 (283-285-286) while Brigham Young University won the team portion with a 42-under 822. Denver's James Love earned medalist honors with a 15-under 201.

Junior Garrett Jones posted a 6-under 210 (71-70-69) to lead the Badgers, finishing 23rd overall. Sophomore Jeff Kaiser tied for 27th with a 5-under 211 (68-69-74).

Women's swimming: Siow Big Ten swimmer of the week

Yi Ting Siow, a freshman on the Wisconsin women's swimming and diving team, was named the Big Ten swimmer of the week after winning three events and setting a school record in the 200-yard breaststroke. Siow's time of 2:11.59 in that event was not only a school record but an automatic NCAA qualifying mark. Siow also won the 200 and 400 individual medleys, earning provisional qualifying marks in both.

Women's tennis: Burke and Beck compete at Midwest Regional Championships

Women's tennis team members junior Caitlin Burke and sophomore Nicole Beck placed second in doubles play at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships Monday in East Lansing, Mich.

The unseeded duo fell 8-4 to top-ranked Cristelle Grier and Alexis Prousis of Northwestern. Burke also competed in singles and fell in the semifinals to No. 1-seed Grier 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 Monday. Prousis defeated Grier 7-5, 6-3 to win the singles title.

In the polls…

The Wisconsin volleyball team fell from No. 7 to No. 11 in the CSTV/American Volleyball Coaches Association poll, released Monday. The team defeated Michigan State 3-2 but fell to Michigan 3-2 last weekend. In the Rich Kern Percentage Index, which seeks to mimic a team's seed for the NCAA tournament, the Badgers are ranked No. 3 in the Mideast Region and No. 7 overall.

The Wisconsin men's hockey team (2-1-1) is ranked No. 12 in the USA Today/American Hockey poll, moving up a spot from last week. Wisconsin is in the same position in the U.S. College Hockey Online/CSTV poll, moving up from No. 13 to No. 12. The Badgers went 1-0-1 on the road against St. Cloud State over the weekend.

The Wisconsin women's hockey team (4-1-1) fell a spot to No. 3 in the USA Today/American Hockey and polls despite defeating Minnesota State-Mankato over the weekend.

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