Local sports briefs — May 12

Greyhounds, DeHaven win Super Regional

The University of Indianapolis’ women’s golf team won its seventh consecutive NCAA Division II East Super Regional on Wednesday.

The Greyhounds (292-292-298) erased a three-stroke deficit at the start of the final round and went on to a five-shot victory over runner-up Grand Valley State. The 12-team, three-day tournament was held at Katke Golf Course in Big Rapids, Michigan.

Senior Paxton DeHaven (76-82-73), of Seymour, had her best round of the week Wednesday to finish 19th.

The win ensures another trip to nationals for UIndy.

Grand Valley and Missouri-St.Louis will join them at the 2018 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championships next week.

The chance will come May 16-19 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas. UIndy aims for its second national title in four years.

The Greyhounds have not finished lower than third at nationals in each of the past three seasons.

Lenart earns honor at Franklin College

Franklin College senior Clare Lenart collected one of the the most prestigious awards from Franklin’s athletic department on Monday at the student-athlete awards ceremony .

Lenart, of Seymour, took home the Jenny Johnson-Kappes Award for the most outstanding senior female student-athlete.

Lenart, a four-year starter for the Franklin women’s soccer team, closed her career with 25 goals and 33 assists for 83 points while appearing in 74 games for the Grizzlies.

Her top season statistically came in 2016, when she scored nine goals and added 12 assists for 30 points.

This past year, Lenart played a major role in helping the Grizzlies capture their first ever Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Championship, assisting on the game-winning goal in the championship game.

Lenart is also a two-time United Soccer Coaches all-region selection, a three-time All-HCAC First Team selection, two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District choice and a 2016 CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-America nominee.