Athletes of the Week-September 25, 2017

  • Cross Country
    Isaac Wilson
    Baldwin Wallace
    Sophomore
    Tylersburg, Pa./North Clairion

    Wilson won his first career individual title and led the Yellow Jackets to first place at the 13 team Harrier Invitationl hosted by Shenandoah (Va.) Unviersity. Wilson completed the 6k event in 19:34.2, 4.1 second ahead of the second-place runner. 

 

  • Cross Country
    Mackenzie Meyers
    Capital 
    Junior
    Ashville, Ohio/Teays Valley

    Meyers set a new personal record and ran the fourth-fastest 5k in school history with a time of 19:10 to take home first place out of 20 runners at the Columbus State Cougar Classic. 

 

  • Soccer
    Megan Grierson
    Ohio Northern
    Sophomore
    GK
    Miamisburg, Ohio/Miamisburg

    Grierson led ONU defensivley with three shutout victoires last week and extended her shutout streak to seven straight games, including five straight shutout victories. Grierson and the Polar Bear defense has not allowed a goal in the last 708:36 minutes.

     

  • Soccer
    Juan Rivas
    Otterbein
    Junior
    MF
    Greenfield, Ohio/Edward Lee McClain

    Rivas helped the propel the Cardinals to their fourth-straight win by scoring three goals and assisting on another in the team's 4-1 win over Earlham, his second hat trick of the year. 

 

  • Volleyball
    Riley Schenk
    Mount Union 
    Senior
    Setter
    Lorain, Ohio/Amherst Steele

    Schenk led the Purple Raiders to 4-1 record last week, with their only loss agaisnt No. 13 Carnegie Mellon. Schenk averaged 2.35 kills, 8.9 assists and 2.17 digs-per-set.  Schenk recorded two triple doubles against Hiram (11 kills, 32 assists, 10 digs) and  Geneva (11 kills, 26 assists, 13 

 

  • Football-Offense
    Wilmington
    Senior
    QB
    Wilmington, Ohio/Waynesville

    Luke Creditt completed 18-of-30 passes for 297 yards with five touchdowns and zero interceptions to lead the Quakers to a 37-30 win over Capital. It was the eleventh time in school history a quarterback threw at least five touchdowns in a game. Thw win snapped a 40--game OAC losing streak. 

 

  • Football-Special Teams
    Austin Baker
    Heidelberg
    Junior
    K/P
    Green Spring, Ohio/Clyde

    Bakers made two 33-yard field goals in a 47-21 win over No. 9 John Carroll, which tied his career high. Scoreless in the first quarter, Baker fielded a high snap, avoided a tackle, and got off a 38-yard punt, downed at the 7 yard line. He also made five PATs.


  • Football-Defense
    Michael Warden
    Heidleberg
    Sophomore
    S
    Huber Hts., Ohio/Wayne

    Warden registered five tackles and two interceptions in the Berg's 47-21 win over No. 9 John Carroll. He returned his second pick 39 yards for a touchdown to give HU a 40-14 lead with nine minutes to play. 


  • Men's Golf
    Kurtis Lazur
    Heidleberg
    Senior
    Oregon, Ohio/Oregon

    Lazur shot a 67 (-4), winning medalist honors at the Defiance Fall Invitational. He helped the Student Princes take home first place at the 15-team invitational. Heidelberg finished ten strokes ahead of runner-up Miami UH.


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    Women's Golf 
    Jackie Cunningham
    Marietta
    Sophomore
    Little Hocking, Ohio/Belpre

    Cunningham collected her second straight medalist honor winning the Ohio Valley University Fall Women's Classic Monday at the Marietta Country Club. The Pioneers finished fourth overall. Cunningham shot a 78 in Sunday's first round and finished the two-day event with a 79 for a tournament total of 157, nine strokes ahead of the second place finishers. 


     

     




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