Players of the Week-March 20, 2017

Tennis
Ashley Ochsenhirt
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Birminghan, Ala./Briarwood Christian

Ochsenhirt won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and 8-1 at No. 1 doubles, leading ONU to a 9-0 victory over Wittenberg on Sunday night.

 

 




Tennis
Tyler Wharton
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Canal Winchester/Pickerington Central

 

Wharton won 6-4, 6-2 at No. 3 singles and 9-7 at No. 2 doubles, helping the Cardinals to a 6-3 win over Penn St.-Behrend.

 




Baseball
Caleb Thomas
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Strongsville, Ohio

Thomas led ONU against Thomas More (Ky.) this past weekend, going a perfect 3-for-3, including a home run, five RBI and four runs scored in a 19-6 victory. In a 3-2 win, Thomas went 2-of-4 with a two-RBI homerun. 

 

 


 

 

Baseball 
Craig Prince
Otterbein
Junior
Hanover/Licking Valley

Prince allowed just two hits and struck out 10 batters over eight scoreless innings in the Cardinals' 8-0 win over Rose-Hulman. 

 

 


 

 

Softball
Maddie Flasco
Otterbein
Junior
Copley, Ohio

Flasco batted an impressive .833 to help the Cardinals post a pair of run-rule wins over Kenyon on Sunday. In game one, she went 3-for-4 with a home run, three runs scored and two RBI.  In game two, Flasco went 2-for-2 with a walk, a double, two RBI and three runs scored. 

 

 


 

Softball
Rachael Owens
Otterbein
Junior
Yorkville, Ill

Owens allowed just four hits, one earned run and struck out five batters in five innings in the Cardinals' 10-2 win over Kenyon.

 

 

 


 

Lacrosse
John Carroll
Brooke McQuinn
Freshman
Strongsville, Ohio/Magnificat 

For third time this season, McQuinn recorded nine ground balls, to go along with 12 draw controls and caused three turnovers. She scored three goals and had an assist to lead the Blue Streaks past Kenyon.  

 

 

 


 

Lacrosse
Marjie McNamara
Mount Union
Junior
Champlin, Minn./Champlin Park

McNamara scored a career-best and team-high five goals in the Purple Raiders 20-10 win over Wittenberg University on Thursday. McNamara also recorded three ground balls, had one draw control and recorded an assist.

 

 

 


 

Lacrosse
Jake Krone
Mount Union 
Sophomore
Stow/Hudson  

Krone made six saves on seven shots to hold Westminster (Pa.) to one goal in the first half and give the Purple Raiders a 9-1 lead. Mount Union improved to 3-2 after beating Westminseter 19-6. 

 


 

Lacrosse
Max Weese
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Columbus/Hilliard Darby

Weese set the ONU school record with eight goals and nine points in a 22-4 victory over Houghton (N.Y.).

 



 


 

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

Monta placed second the shot put at the North Carolina Charlotte 49er Classic with a throw of 16.91 meters to set a new school outdoor record and is currently the longest throw in Division III. 

 

 


 

Track & Field
Alex Wilson
Mount Union 
Senior 
Macedonia/Nordonia

Wilson placed second in the 5,000 meters with a career-best time of 14:36.83 at the UNC 49er Classic. His time is currently second-best in Division III. 

 

 


 

Track & Field
Kasey Clouse
Senior
Baldwin Wallace
Norwalk/Western Reserve                

Clouse won the discus and shot put events to help the Yellow Jackets to  Rose Hulman Institute of Technology (Ind.) Early Bird Invitational on Saturday.  She had a mark of 138 feet and three inches in the discus, which currently is the third best mark in Division III.  Clouse had career-best mark of 42'5.25" in the shot put, which currently ranks fourth in the nation. 

 


 

Track & Field
Claire Lamb
Sophomore
Granville, Ohio  

Lamb broke the  school record with a time of 16:57.77 in the 5,000 meters at UNC-Charlotte's 49er Classic. It is currently the fasted time in Division III. 

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