Athletes of the Week-November 20, 2017

Wrestling
Luke Hernandez
Mount Union
Freshman
149-pounds
Nashport, Ohio/Tri-Valley

Hernanez helped the Purple Raiders to wins over No.6 Messiah and No. 24 Waynesburg at the Mount Union Duals by going 5-0 on the day, including three major decisions. 

RESULTS: Defeated Ryan Dominique (Greensboro): Maj, 20-9  Defeated Josh Evans (Wilkes): Dec, 13-9  Defeated Lee Cassel (Messiah): Dec, 8-7  Defeated Matt Lascola (Waynesburg): Maj, 20-11  Defeated Jacob Anderson (Alma): Maj, 21-9

 

Swimming
Kierra Watson
Ohio Northern
Junior
Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg

Watson won the 100 back in 1:04.19 and the 200 back in 2:20.17 to lead the Polar Bears to a win over Wittenberg last week. Wastson also finished third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:24.52.

 

Swimming
Ian Simpson
Ohio Northern
Strongsville, Ohio/Strongsville

Simpson posted four victories to lead ONU to a victory over Wittenberg last week. Simpson swept the backstroke events, winning the 100 back in :55.41 and the 200 back in 2:05.32.  He was also a part of the 200 medley and 200 free relay teams that took first place in each event.

 

Men's Basketball
Anthony Wallace
Marietta
Junior
Wheeling, W. Va./Linsly School

Wallace helped the Pioneers to victories over Hope College (Mich.), 102-71 and St. Thomas (Minn.), 85-83 OT at the Great Lakes Invite.  He averaged 21 points and three roubouds-per-game and shot an impressive 17-of-27 (63.0%) from the field and six-of-9 from three point range. On the week, he recorded two steals and three blocks. Wallace was named to the All-Tournament team. 

 

Women's Basketball
Alexis Enochs
Marietta
Sophomore
Beverly, OH/Fort Frye


Enochs led the Pioneers past Ardian College (Mich.) 84-60, and Transylvania 70-67. For the week, Enochs averaged 14.5 points and eight rebounds-per-game. She shot an impressive 13-of-16 (81.3%) from the field. Enochs also dished out three assists and blocked two shots.


 

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