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On the golf course, volleyball court and baseball field

 
Stanford men's volleyball player Justin Lui has been selected to the Canadian Junior National Team, which will compete at the U21 World Championships. Photo courtesy of Stanford Athletics.

Stanford golfer Ethan Ng qualified for the U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst Resort and County Club in August by tying Michigan senior Brent Ito for first place at the qualifier in Port Jefferson, New York.

Ng joins recent Stanford graduates Isaiah Salinda and Brandon Wu who will participate at the U.S. Amateur. Salinda and Wu received two of the 67 exemptions.


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Ethan Ng/Stanford Athletics
The 19-year-old Ng scored rounds of 70 and 67 and finished the 36-hole event with an eagle on Monday. He also recorded seven birdies and had two bogeys.

Elsewhere, Palo Alto grad Sergi Mata De La Barata, a sophomore at UC San Diego, finished in a 14th place tie in the event at Crystalaire Country Club, firing a 70-75--145.

Stanford student and former Canadian junior golf champion Ishira Fernando went 76-70--146 at Castlewood Country Club to tie for 19th overall.

Palo Alto's Anthony Ha, who qualified for the Central Coast Section tournament in the spring, and Portola Valley's Scout McNealy each tied for 22nd with a 71-77--148.

Colt McNealy shot 75-76--151 and Menlo School grad Charlie Hsieh withdrew after the first round. at the Bayonet Golf Club, Los Altos Hills resident Tyler Dinsmore shot a 151 and Menlo Park's Weston Payne withdrew after the first round.

Baseball

Palo Alto grad Max Jung-Goldberg is one of nine players from the Danville Dans of the Prospect League to be named to the East Division all-star team.

Jung-Goldberg, who will be a sophomore at San Diego in the fall, has helped the Dans to a 27-12 record, best in the league.

Danville's Aidan Malm, Ben Powers, Andrew Meggs, Ryan Archibald, RJ Kuruts, Ryan Patel, Richard Sorrenti and Craig Keuchel will join Jung-Goldberg at the all-star game on July 23 in Normal, Ill.

Jung-Goldberg is second on the team with a .369 batting average, tied for the lead with eight home runs and leads with 52 hits.

Women's golf

Palo Alto sophomore Sydney Sung, Vikings senior Katherine Sung and Menlo Park resident and former Stanford standout Marissa Mar each made the cut Wednesday at the California Women's Amateur Championship, which is being held at the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel valley through Saturday.

Sydney Sung finished two rounds of stroke play in a tie for seventh, shooting 76-73--149 as all three begin match play Thursday. Co-medalists Kaleiya Romero and Quynn Duong were the only goplfers under par, each at 1-under 141.

Mar (70-80) finished tied for 13th with a 150 and Katherine Sung (70-81) tied for 15th overall with a 151.

Paly sophomore Lauren Sung (79-80--159) missed the cut by two strokes. She qualified for last year's event and has two victories on the NorCal Junior Tour this year.

Sydney Sung meets Kristine Tran, Katherine Sung plays Elizabeth Scholtes and Mar takes on Maria Davis in the Round of 32.

Men's volleyball

Stanford men's volleyball player Justin Lui has been selected to the Canadian Junior National Team, which will compete at the U21 World Championships.

The tournament will be held July 18-27 in Bahrain, an island country in the Persian Gulf situated between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia.

Lui, a libero from Pickering, Ontario, redshirted his freshman season on The Farm. He previously played with the Canadian Junior National Team at the U21 NORCECA Championships in Havana, Cuba last summer, leading his home country to a bronze medal.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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