Casey helps Eagles get win

Former Vaquero delivers big hit in conference victory.

March 28, 2011|By Charles Rich,

GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.

Danny Casey (Glendale Community College, 2009) senior infielder, Concordia University baseball: Casey, a former All-Area pick, turned in a quality effort Saturday in the first game of a Golden State Athletic Conference road doubleheader against Azusa Pacific University. Casey had two hits and drove in two runs to help the Eagles net a 16-2 win.

Casey drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the first inning to give Concordia a 2-0 lead. He also had a bunt single in the fourth.


In the second game, Casey went hitless in two plate appearances and drew a walk in a 2-0 setback. He had four assists at third base for the Eagles (18-10, 9-10 in conference).

Through Saturday, Casey is batting .255 with 11 runs batted in.

Christine Cho (Crescenta Valley High, 2008) junior, Harvard University women's golf: Cho, a former All-Area Girls' Golfer of the Year, recently returned to California to participate in Harvard's first match of the season against the University of California. The opener was a little rough for Harvard, which suffered a 289-315 loss against the Bears at Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton on March 17.

Cho carded an 11-over-par 83 for Harvard to finish 10th in the field of 15.

Justina Sadauskaite (Glendale Community College, 2009) junior, Cal State Los Angeles women's track and field: The former Vaquero standout placed eighth in the 800-meter race with a provisional qualifying mark of 2 minutes 13.95 seconds on Sunday at the at the Cal-Nevada Championships at Claremont-Mudd Scripps College in Claremont. The Golden Eagles finished 14th with 17 points. On Saturday, she qualified for the finals of the race with a mark of 2:18.15 to post the fourth-best qualifying time.

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