Athletes of the Week-December 18, 2017

Wrestling
Dante Ginnetti
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
133 pounds
Poland, Ohio/Seminary
                

Ginnetti pinned two of his three opponents in five minutes to led the  Yellow Jackets to a 2-1 record at the Gator "Boots" Duals hosted by Luther (Iowa) College in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Ginnetti opened the duals as with a pinfall victory against his Manchester (Ind.) University opponent in 1:34. He then earned a 12-6 decision against his opponent from the fourth-nationally ranked Loras (Iowa) College.  Ginnetti closed out the duals with a pinfall victory against his Millikin (Ill.) University in 4:34.

 

Basketball
JJ Kukura
Mount Union
Senior
Guard
Alliance, Ohio/Alliance

Kukura led the Purple Raiders to a 75-63 win over Heidelberg with season-high 35 points. Kukura shot 13-of-22 from the field, was 5-of-10 from three-point range and grabbed six rebounds and tallied three assists.

 

Basketball
Amisha Herd
Marietta
Senior
Guard
Zanesville, Ohio/West Muskingum 

Herd led the Pioneers to an 87-72 win over Wilmington last week with 17 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and seven steals. The victory was Marietta's eighth straight to start the season equaling the best start in program history.

 

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