Athletes of the Week-January 22, 2018

Wrestling
Tanner Walker
Muskingum 
Junior
165-pounds

Walker helped the Muskies to a 4-0 record last week, which included a 6-4 overtime win against nationally ranked Jesse Gross of Mount Union. At the Thiel Duals, Walker recorded a 9-5 decision against Bobby Kelly of Lourdes and then received a forfeit win against Mercyhurst NE. Walker completed the competition with a fall against Cam Cianci of Thiel at the 59-second mark.

Track 
Sean Sherman
Mount Union 
sophomore
Franklin, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick

Sherman won the shot put at the OAC Split meet hosted by Baldwin Wallace with a throw of 54-3.25, which is currently the best mark in Division III. The Purple Raiders took home the team title. 

Field
Mason Plant
Mount Union
Sophomore
Shreve, Ohio/Triway

Plant finished first in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.50 to help the Purple Raiders to the team title at the OAC Split meet hosted by Baldwin Wallace.  Plant's time set a new school record and is the second best time in Division III (converted).  

Track 
Kelly Brennan
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit

At the OAC Split meet, Brennan helped the Yellow Jackets to third-place with a win in the one-mile and 3,000-meter runs as well as the 4x400 relay. She ran 5:08.38 in the mile and 10:33.35 in the 3,000 while the 4x400 relay team won in 4:14.53.


Field
Lauren Stacy
Wilmington
Senior
Bethel, Ohio/Western Brown

Stacy won both the weight throw and shotput at the OAC Split Meet hosted by Otterbein on Friday. She won and broke her own school record in the weight throw (17.33 meters) and won the shotput (12.70 meters). This is the second consecutive honor for Stacy. 

Basketball
Riley Schill
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
Guard
Sheffield Village, Ohio/Elyria Catholic

Schill helped the Yellow Jackets to 2-0 record last week, averaging 20.5 points, six rebounds and 5.5 assists pregame. In the win over John Carroll on Wednesday, Schill scored a career-high 17 points, grabbed a career-high six rebounds and dished out five assists, including shooting 11-of-14 from the free throw line. She backed up that performance by setting another career-high on Saturday in the win over Muskingum University, scoring 24 points along with a career-high tying six rebounds and six assists.


Basketball
Christian Jones
Wilmington
Senior
Guard
Hamilton, Ohio/Hamilton

Jones averaged 29.5 points and 4.5 rebounds-per-game last week to lead the Quarkers to wins over Otterbein and Heidelberg. Jones shot 14-of-26 (.538) from the field, including 7-of-8 (.875) from three-point range. At Otterbein , Jones scored a career-high 32 points, while dishing out six assists and converted 15-of-18 attempts from the free throw line.  At Heidelberg, Jones posted game-high 27 points and added six rebounds and was a perfect 4-of-4 from three-point range and 9-of-9 from the free throw line.

Swimming
Kierra Watson
Ohio Northern
Junior
Brownsburg, Ind./Brownsburg

In ONU's two meets last week, Watson posted six wins.  In a victory over Baldwin Wallace, Watson helped the 200 medley relay team take first place in 1:55.72. and took home victories in the 50 free in :26.32 and the 100 back in 1:02.91. In a win over Oberlin, Watson won the 100 back in 1:03.65 and the 200 back in 2:17.15 and teamed up with the 400 medley relay team to take first place in 4:18.87.

Swimming
Matt Ramsey
John Carroll
Sophmore
Allison Park, Pa./Hampton

Ramsey won six events last weekend to help lead the Blue Streaks past Baldwin Wallace and Wooster for the first time since 2011. Against Wooster, Ramsey won the 50 free (21.46), 100 free (47.95) and was part of the winning 200 free relay (1:36.41). Versus BW, Ramsey took home first place in the 200 free (1:49.72) and was part of the winning 400 medley relay (3:40.01) and 400 free relay (3:21.95). 

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