J-Mee Samuels Earns Bronze Medal at Pan Am Games

From Hogwired.com..

Arkansas’ J-Mee Samuels ended competition at the Pan Am Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday earning a bronze medal as a member of the 4×100-meter relay.

In Friday’s preliminary rounds of the event, Samuels took the lead leg for Team USA and combined with former Texas Tech Red Raider Rae Edwards, current Tennessee Volunteer Rubin Williams and former TCU star Darvis Patton to clock a 38.93 to win their semifinal heat.

In Saturday’s finals, Samuels again took the lead leg for the quartet and aided Team USA to a bronze finish with a time of 38.88. Team Brazil won the event with a time of 38.81 and Team Canada earned a silver finish with a time of 38.87.

Hogwired.com

Forsythe/Team USA Claims Silver at Pan American Games

Logan Forsythe and Team USA lost to Cuba Friday in the Baseball Final of the Pan American Games, bringing home a silver medal. Before Friday’s loss Forsythe had led the team in hitting…

He is hitting a team-best .377 (23 for 61) with six doubles, a home run and 12 RBI as Team USA has posted a 15-5 record throughout the summer. Forsythe also leads the team with a .506 on-base percentage, six stole bases and 15 walks.

Next up is a series against China that starts Sunday in Mobile, Ala.

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