Athletes of the Week-January 15, 2018

Wrestling
Alex Bair, 
Ohio Northern
184-pounds
Senior
Centerville, Ohio/Centerville

Bair posted a 4-0 record last week at the Lycoming (Pa.) Duals. Bair went 4-0 with a pin, tech fall, major decision and decision. He was named to the All-Tournament Team as the top wrestler at 184 pounds.

 

Swimming
Sydney Veon
Ohio Northern
Senior
Riverside, Ill/Riverside-Brookfield

Veon led the Polar Bears in a 160-120 win over Mount Union on Sunday afternoon, posting victories in four events. Veon won the 100 breast in 1:08.63 and the 50 free in :25.66 and the 100 free in :56.56. Veon was also part of the winning 200-meter medley relay team.

 

Swimming
Braden Kuhn
Ohio Northern
Senior
Tiffin, Ohio/Columbian

Kuhn helped the Polar Bears to a 182-118 victory over Mount Union. Kuhn won the 1-meter diving with 280.85 points, surpassing the NCAA qualifying standard of 275 on the 1-meter board. He also won the 3-meter diving with 258.15 points.

 

Baseketball
Ryan Bruns
Ohio Northern
Junior
Center
Chickasaw, Ohio/Marion Local

Bruns led ONU to a 2-0 record last week with victories over No. 25 Baldwin Wallace and Muskingum. He had career-highs of 41 points and 17 rebounds against Muskingum and had 21 points and 6 rebounds in win at No. 25 Baldwin Wallace. Bruns is now within 74 points of surpassing the 1,000-point plateau and becoming the 38th player in school history to surpass the mark.

 

Basketball
Amy Bullimore
Ohio Northern
Senior
Center
Morrow, Ohio/Little Miami

Bullimore guided ONU to 14 consecutive victories with a 2-0 record last, averaging a double-double (20.5 points, 11 rebounds). In a 61-55 overtime victory over Baldwin Wallace, Bullimore tallied a game-best 22 points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds. She followed that performance up with a 19-points and nine rebounds to defeat Muskingum 73-66.

Bullimore is now three points shy of tying the all-time leading scorer and only 30 rebounds shy of becoming ONU's all-time leading rebounder.

 

Track & Field
Lauren Stacy
Wilmington
Senior
Bethel, Ohio/Western Brown

Stacy won both the the weight throw (15.87 meters) and the shot put (11.92 meters) at the Marietta Open this past weekend. As a team, the Quakers finished second. 

 

Track & Field
Mackenzie Meyers
Capital
Junior
Ashville, Ohio/Teays Valley

Meyers placed second in 3,000-meter dash (10:56.60) at the Otterbein Invitational. 

 

Track & Field
Lawson Monta
Marietta
Sophomore
New Alexandria, Pa./Greensburg Salem

Monta won the weight throw (16.73 meters) at the Mareitta Open. His throw was a personal best and currently ranks 17th in Division III. Monta also placed second in the shot put (14.86 meters). 

Monta also won the shot put (15.13 meters) and the weight throw (25.79 meters) at the Marietta First Glimpse meet in December. 

 

Track & Field
Alex Dimon
Marietta
Freshman
Perkasie, Pa./Pennridge

Dimon won the 55-meter hurdles at the Marietta Open with a personal record time of 7.71 seconds. When adjusted to 60-meters, his time ranks as the ninth-best in Division III. Dimon also placed second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 23.38 seconds, which currently ranks 29th nationally.

 

 

 

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