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The four-game, 12-day tournament in Virginia typically serves as a showcase for the top 64 senior draft prospects, with representatives from every NBA team in attendance.
From Staff Reports Published: April 14, 2014
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Great American Conference

•Southeastern State outfielder Ryan Salter was selected as the top baseball player for hitting .571, with five runs scored and three stolen bases.

•The top pitcher was Eddie Cumpston of Northwestern State. Struck out 10 during a seven-inning no-hitter against Hillsdale Baptist. Retired the first 16 batters he faced.

Sooner Athletic Conference

•Oklahoma City U. golfer James Marchesani shot rounds of 64 and 69 to win the Oklahoma Baptist Invitational. The 64 was the best in the NAIA this season. The native Australian has three tournament wins this spring.

Joey Szczepanski of Oklahoma Baptist was Baseball Player of the Week for batting .615 with two homers, three doubles and nine RBIs. Added two stolen bases.

•OCU pitcher Brad Wieck was honored for striking out 12 during a complete-game, three-hit shutout of Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas). Threw just 91 pitches.

Emily Krienke, a junior at OCU, was the top softball player. The Calgary native batted .684 with three doubles, two homers and a triple. Scored 11 runs and drove in four.

David Mountford of Oklahoma City was Track Athlete of the Week won the 10,000 meters in an NAIA-best 30 minuttes, 21.77 seconds at the Wichita State Classic. The time set OCU and meet records.

•Oklahoma Baptist senior Jura Levy was the female Track Athlete of the Week. She set an NAIA record for the 200, winning in 23.38 seconds at the Wichita State Classic.

Akela Jones of OBU was Field Athlete of the Week. The sophomore cleared 5-9.75 in the high jump in Wichita, Kan.