Athletes of the Week-October 2, 2017

  • Cross Country
    Bella Pendola
    Baldwin Wallace
    Warsaw, Ohio/River View

    Meet: All-Ohio Championship (Cedarville, Ohio)
    Finish: 4th/148 Div. III, 43rd/343 overall
    Team Finish:7th/18 Div. III, 19th/40 overall
    Time: 22:49.7

    -Pendola earned her first All-Ohio honor and improved her career-best 6k time by 16.4 seconds. 


  • Cross Country
    Ian McVery
    Ohio Northern
    Stow, Ohio/Munroe Falls

    Meet: All-OAC Championships (Cedarville, Ohio)
    Finish: 1st/135 Div. III
    Team Finish: 1st/17 Div. III
    Time: 25:14:00

    -McVey became the first Polar Bear to win the All-Ohio Championships Div. III race, finishing in a season-best 25:14. He lead ONU to its third team title since 2011. 


  • Golf
    Mike Furey
    John Carroll 
    Twinsburg, Ohio /Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit

    Tournametn: JCU Poppa Flowers Invitational
    Course: River Greens GC / Par 108 (27 holes)
    Finish: 1st/35
    Team Finish: 1st/3
    Score: 106 / -2

    - First medalist honors for Furey. 


  • Golf
    Jackie Cunningham
    Little Hocking, Ohio/Belpre

    Tournametn: OAC Preview
    Course: River Greens Golf Course / Par-72
    Finish: 1st/57
    Team Finish: 7th/8
    Score: 163 (84-79) / +19

    - Third OAC Golf of the Week honor for Cunningham this fall.  Cunningham took first place by two strokes. Her round of 79 on Sunday was one of just two rounds in the tournament below 80.


  • Volleyball
    Andrea Miller
    Grove City, Ohio/Grove City

    Sets: 13
    Asst: 142/10.9 
    Digs: 51/3.92

    Miller helped the Cardinals to 3-0 record last week, including a pair of league matches. Miller entered the week as the national leader in assists and tallied 142 (10.9/set) to move to third all-time at Otterbein (2,470). 

    Miller had a pair of double-double efforts, beginning with 34 assists and 19 digs in a road victory at Muskingum. She then had 41 assists in a three-set win over rival Capital before ending with a bang on Sunday at Denison. There, she delivered career-highs of 67 assists and 28 digs in leading the team to a come-from-behind victory.


  • Soccer
    Kori Miller
    Baldwin Wallace 
    North Olmsted, Ohio/Holy Name


    -Miller helped BW to a 2-0 record last week, scoring a goal and assisting on another in a 4-0 win over Marietta. 


  • Soccer
    Tom Sloan
    Stockport, England/Wilmslow


    -Sloan scord one goal in the Pioneers' 2-0 win at Hiram and another goal in 5-2 win at Baldwin Wallace. Marietta finihsed the week with a 2-0 record. 


  • Football-Offense
    Jake Hudson
    Baldwin Wallace
    East Lake, Fla./East Lake

    Total Off.-367 yards
    Passing-260 (16-of-27)
    Rushing-107 yards

    -Hudson accounted for 367 of 572 total yards of offense to lead the Yellow Jackets past defeated Mariett by a score of 52-24 in the 40th Lee Tressel Shrine Classic.   He completed 16-of-27 passes for 260 yards and a career-high five touchdowns and rushed for 107 yards on 11 carries.  Hudson was named as the Yellow Jacket Shrine Classic Player of the Game for his efforts.


  • Football-Defense
    Fred Hardgrove
    Defenseive back
    Columbus, Ohio/Walut Ridge

    Tackles: 16 (7 solo)
    Interception(s): 2/72 yards

    -Hardgrove tallied a career-high 16 tackles (seven solo) and two interceptions to led the defense in a 49-42 win over Capital. Hardgrove picked off a Capital pass in the end zone during the first quarter, and then clinched the game with an interception inside the 15-yard line in the closing minutes as the Crusaders were driving. 

  • Football-Special Teams
    Tanner Clark
    Caldwell, Ohio/Caldwell

    Punts- 1/34 yds.
    Kick Ret.- 5/100 yds.

    -Clark returned five kickoffs for 100 yards, with long of 25 yards in Marietta's 52-24 loss at Baldwin Wallace. Clark also had one punt for 34 yards and rushed 58 yards on nine carries with a touchdown. He also caught two passes for 11 yards. 


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