Athletes of the Week-April 9, 2018

Golf
Zach Goodchild
Ohio Northern
Senior
Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington North

Goodchild finished tied for third place with a 7-over par 149 (75-74) to lead the Polar Bears at the ONU Spring Classic held at Colonial Golfers Club.

 

Golf
Jackie Cunningham
Marietta
Sophomore
Little Hocking, Ohio/Belpre

Cunningham trimmed five strokes off her first round score to place second at the Wittenberg Laura Bump Invitational with a total score of 151 (78-73). The event was held at Mill Creek Golf Club.



Track
AJ Digby
Mount Union
Sophomore
Tontogany, Ohio/Otsego

Digby won the 400-meters at the Mount Union John Homon Open with the nation's fifth-best time of 48.39.

 

Field
Blake Weidner
Muskingum
Senior
Lancaster, Ohio / Berne Union

Weidner led the Muskies to first place at the Muskingum Invite with a win in the long jump with a leap of 6.70 meters and tying for first place in the high jump with a height of 1.83 meters.

 

Track 
Emily Richards
Ohio Northern
Senior
Delaware, Ohio/Hayes

Richards competed in the premier section of the 800-meter run at the Angel Classic in Tempe, Arizona and finished second overall and posting the top collegiate finish in 2:02.84.



Field
Brooke Buckhannon
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
Collins, Ohio/Wester Reserve

Buckhannon had career-best marks of 42 feet, 2.25 inches in the shot put and 135'8" in the discus for a pair of runner-up finishes at the Mount Union John Homon Open. Buchhannon placed fourth in the hammer throw with a mark of 155'7. 

 

Tennis
Madison Watt
Capital
Freshman
Wapakoneta, Ohio/Wapakoneta

Watt went a combined 4-0 at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles to help the Crusaders to wins over Marietta and Heidelberg, snapping a 25-match losing streak

 

Tennis
Zach Teffner
Mount Union
Sophomore
Cortland, Ohio/Lakeview

Teffner went undefeated with a pair of wins at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles to lead the Purple Raiders past Muskingum and Ohio Northern.

 
Lacrosse
Danielle Rohrman
Mount Union
Sophomore
Olney, Md. / Sherwood

On the week, Rohrman totalled eight goals, seven assists along with 14 draw controls and eight ground balls to help the Purple Raiders to a 2-0 record. She had four goals and three assists in the Raiders 16-13 win against previously undefeated John Carroll then came back with four goals and four assists in a 24-6 win at Otterbein.

 

Lacrosse
Shannen Larsen Van Alstine
Ohio Northern
Senior
Neenah, Wis/Neenah

Larsen Van Alstine was a perfect 2-0 in the goal last week, with a 1.83 goals against average. She stopped seven of nine shots on goal as ONU outscored its opponents by a combined 36-6 during the week.

 
Lacrosse
Andrew Markell
Ohio Northern
Junior
Missouri City, Tex./Ridge Point

Markell allowed only one goal in 80:12 of action and stopped five of six shots on goal in ONU's two victories last week. He played the first 38:36 in ONU's shutout  over Muskingum, which was the program's first.

 

Lacrosse
Cameron Marous
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Brecksville, Ohio/Brecksville

Marous posted a hat trick and tallied six assists in ONU's win at Wilmington. Marous also posted two goals and four assists in the win over Muskingum.

 

Baseball
Josh Mohr
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Oregon, Ohio/Clay

Mohr was a perfect 2-0 in ONU's 4-0 week. He posted a 1.2 ERA in 15.0 innings of work and fanned nine batters. Mohr pitched a complete game shutout victory in ONU's second game at Capital, striking out eight batters during the contest and only allowing four hits.

 

Baseball
Mike Hale
Marietta
Sophomore
Dayton, Ohio/Northmont

Hale had a pair of multiple-hit games last week to help the Pioneers to a 4-0 record. He went 2-for-3 with a home run and four runs batted in the second game at Heidelberg. Hale was a combined 4-for-8 with two doubles, three runs scored and three RBI in the sweep of Capital. On the week, Hale hit .538 with two doubles and a home run. 


Softball
Gabby Stewart
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Union, Ky./St. Henry

Stewart batted .529 with 11 RBI, three doubles and a home run to help the Polar Bears to a 5-1 record last week. In the second contest of ONU's double header sweep over Capital, Stewart was three-for-three with two RBI, two runs scored, two doubles, a home run and seven RBI.

 

Softball
Jennifer Patterson
John Carroll
Sophomore
Marysville, Ohio/Marysville

Patterson posted a 4-0 record, including a complete game shutout, and finished the week with a 1.25 ERA. In 22.1 innings of work, Patterson gave up just four earned funs, struck out seven and walked nine. 

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