World University Games: Jacksonville's Pereda, UCLA's Galdiano sweep golf golds
Jacksonville senior Raul Pereda (Mexico) and UCLA’s Mariel Galdiano swept the individual golds after rain cancelled the fourth round.
Pereda finished three rounds 16-under, two strokes ahead of Japan’s Kazuki Higa.
Galdiano carded a three-round score of 208 (-8), four strokes ahead of a tie for the silver medal.
Pereda and Arkansas’ teammates Luis Garza and Alvaro Ortiz powered Mexico to the team silver. Ortiz finished ninth overall and Garza was 21st.
Mississippi State’s Tanapat Pichaikool was fourth individually and led Thailand to the silver medal in the team standings.
Jackonsville alum Franck Medale placed 12th to help France take bronze.
On the final women’s leaderboard, Stanford’s Andrea Lee was fourth and Texas’ Emilee Hoffman tied for eighth to earn the Americans take gold in the team final.
Arkansas’ Maria Fassi (Mexico) also tied for eighth.
Golfers added five of the seven medals, including three gold, won by NCAA athletes at the World University Games Sunday.
Gold – 21 | Silver – 18 | Bronze – 15
What to watch
Watch tape-delayed USA Team events from the World University Games on CBS Sports Network and select events live at livestream.com/FISU.
CBS Sports Network broadcast schedule:
Monday, Aug. 28
10 a.m. ET – Diving: Team mixed final
11 a.m. ET – Track and field
1 p.m. ET – Men’s basketball: TBD
Tuesday, Aug. 29
10 a.m. ET – Track and field
1:30 p.m. ET – Men’s or women’s basketball: TBD
Wednesday, Aug. 30
10 a.m. ET – Baseball gold medal game
1 p.m. ET – Men’s basketball gold medal game
The last 24 hours
Men’s basketball: Purdue rallied from an 8-point deficit and then outscored Israel 14-10 in overtime to advance the United States to the medal semifinals.
Carsen Edwards scored 36 points, making eight 3-pointers as the United States shot 20-for-41 from beyond the arc.
Lasalle Thompson added 22 points while Vincent Edwards contributed 21.
The USA will face Serbia for a chance to advance to the gold medal final.
Serbia outlasted Finland after two overtimes, winning 85-84.
Diving: Texas A&M’s Tyler Henschel (Canada) and Miami’s David Dinsmore (USA) earned silver medals in the two finals events on Sunday.
Henschel and Canadian teammate Celina Toth were second in the mixed team event. The United States team of Dinsmore and Texas’ Alison Gibson were eighth.
Miami’s David Dinsmore (USA) collected silver in the men’s platform. Dinsmore totaled 476.40 points.
Henschel (Canada) placed ninth and Ohio State’s C. Joseph Law (USA) was 10th.
Swimming: Arizona State’s Anna Olasz (Hungary) won the women’s marathon open swim.
Olasz completed the 10-kilometer course in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 12 seconds, just 5.7 seconds ahead of the silver medalist.
Tennis: Stanford’s Emily Arbuthnott earned a bronze medal in the women’s doubles tournament. Representing Great Britain, Arbuthnott paired with Olivia Nicholls to reach the medal semifinals before falling to Thailand in a third-set tiebreaker.
Great Britain’s men’s doubles duo of North Florida’s Jack Findel-Hawkins and Clemson’s Luke Johnson defeated Japan’s Shintaro Imai and Kaito Uesugi, 6-0, 6-3, in the medal semifinals.
The victory guarantees at least a silver medal for the pair.
In mixed doubles, UCLA’s Logan Staggs and Jada Hart advanced past the medal quarterfinals after defeating Johnson and Nicholls 6-2, 2-6 (10-4). The USA duo will meet Slovakia’s pair of Ivan Kosec and Simon Parajova, a TCU alumna, in the semifinals.
Track and field: Maryland’s Dallyssa Huggins (Canada) ended the women’s heptathlon in sixth, totaling 5300 points.
UTEP’s Lucia Mokrasova (Slovakia) concluded the seven-event series in ninth while Buffalo’s Martine Bye (Norway) was 12th.
Miami University’s (Ohio) Amelia Strickler (Great Britain) finished sixth in the women’s shot put, counting a personal best 17.13 meters. Alabama’s Portious Warren (Trinidad and Tobago) was 12th.
Coastal Carolina alumna Letitia Saayman finished 15th in the women’s half marathon. Saayman completed the 13.1-mile course in 1 hour, 23 minutes, 57 seconds, just over 10 minutes shy of the leader.
Florida State’s Zak Seddon (GBR) ran sixth in the men’s 3000-meter steeplechase final, clocking 8:39.30.
Houston’s Tonyecia Burks finished 12th in the women’s triple jump.
SMU’s Hannah Miller (New Zealand) ran 15th in the women’s 5,000 meters.
Volleyball: The United States placed 10th after falling to Brazil in a classification match, 2-1, Sunday.
UAB’s Krystal Rivers led the USA with 16 points won.
Men’s water polo: Long Beach State’s Nolan McConnell and California’s Nicholas Carniglia and Conor Neumann each scored two goals as the United States defeated Australia, 8-4, in the consolation semifinals.
Women’s water polo: Stanford alumna Kiley Neushul scored five goals to lead the United States over Japan, 13-8.
Stanford’s Jamie Neushul scored three. Fellow Cardinal Jordan Raney and UCLA’s Alys Williams each scored two.
The Americans will face Hungary in the gold medal match on Tuesday.
The next 24 hours
Men’s and women’s doubles gold medal matches while singles and mixed doubles enter semifinals.
Iowa baseball plays in the medal semifinals.
The track and field events conclude with 10 gold medals to be decided.