Athletes of the Week-March 18, 2019

Track
Chase Hampton
Otterbein
Junior
Hilliard, Ohio/Darby

Hampton placed second in the 3000-meter steeple chase with a time of 9:06 at the UNC-Charlotte 49er Classic over the weekend.

Field
Zak Dysert
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
McDonald, Pa./Fort Cherry

Dysert swept all three events he competed in at the Rose-Hulman (Ind.) Institute of Technology Early Bird . Dysert hit a career-best marks of 197’8” in the hammer throw and 46’11” in the shot put. Dysert won the discus with a toss of 154’3”. His hammer and discus marks both currently rank second in NCAA Division III while his shot put mark puts him 11th nationally.

Field
Hannah Sedlak
John Carroll
Freshman
Avon, Ohio/Avon

Sedlak placed in the top five in all three of her throwing events at the Muskie Duals.  Sedlak finished second in the shot put with a mark of 11.07 meter, third in the discus with a throw of 34.74 meters and 5th in the hammer throw with a toss of 38.13 meters.

Track
Raquel Warner
Otterbein
Junior
Buckeye Valley, Ohio/Radnor

Warner ran 12.61 in the 100-meters, 25.93 in the 200meters and then 59.11 in the 400 meters at the UNC-Charlotte 49er Classic. All three of her times currently rank top-20 nationally.


Tennis
Mackenzie Cavalier
Mount Union
Freshman
Uniontown, Ohio/Green

Cavalier posted a combined record of 9-1 at No. 4 singles/No. 1 doubles to lead the Purple Raiders to a 4-1 record over spring break.

Results: Singles: W, 6-3, 6-3 vs. Terin Murray (LeTourneau) / W, 6-0, 6-0 vs. Sophie Nuwar (St. Mary's) / W, 6-0, 6-0 vs. Shea Swanson (Neb. Wesleyan) / W, 6-4, 6-4 vs. Alissa Anderson (Lynchburg) / W, 6-2, 6-1 vs. Katie Cooper (Millikin) ||| ... Doubles: W vs. LeTourneau (8-5), W vs. St. Mary's (8-1), W vs. Nebraska Wesleyan (8-0), L vs. Lynchurg (8-1), W vs. Millikin (8-2)

Tennis
Jack Hirschfield
Marietta
Junior
Marietta, Ohio

Hirschfield posted a combined 6-2 record at No. 2 singles, No. 1 doubles and won the deciding points in both of Pioneers’ 5-4 victories over Arcadia University and Nazareth College.

RESULTS: Singles:  Def Arcadia: 6-2, 6-4. Def. FDU-Florham: 6-4, 6-4. Lost to Webster: 4-6, 4-6. Def. Nazareth: 3-6, 6-3, 10-6    Doubles:  Def. Arcadia: 8-1. Def. FDU-Florham: 8-3. Lost to Webster: 5-8. Def. Nazareth: 8-1.


Lacrosse
Carly Spitz
Muskingum
Freshman
Midfield
Orchard Park, NY/Orchard Park

Spitz led the Muskie to a 22-2 win over Waynesburg and in a 9-8 (OT) loss against Hiram. Spitz tallied nine goal, four assists, four ground balls and 12 draw controls on the week. She helped the Muskies set the school record for goals in a game (22) and draw controls (23) versus Waynesburg.

Lacrosse
Kat Walton
Capital
Junior
Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington Central

Walton finished the week with 10 ground balls, 11 forced turnovers and 10 draw controls to led the Crusaders to a 13-11 win over Wittenberg and in a tough 14-13 (OT) loss at Centre. At Centre, Walton broke the school single-game record for caused turnovers with seven and tied the career mark with 72. Walton also contributed five goals and two assists on the week. .

Lacrosse
TJ Johnson
Capital
Senior
Goalkeeper
Champlin, Minn./Champlin Park

On the week, Johnson made 29 saves and allowed 21 goals for a .569 save percentage to help the Crusaders to victories over Wittenberg (14-13) and Transylvania (10-9). Johnson made a career-high 16 saves against Transylvania on Saturday.

Lacrosse
Joe Sanfillipo
Otterbein
Senior
Midfield
Delaware, Ohio/Hayes

Sanfillipo finished last week with six goals and five assist to help the Cardinals to wins over Oberlin (14-5) and Wittenberg (12-10). Sanfillipo posted game-high points on both occasions, scored the game-winning goal versus Oberlin and surpassed 100 career assists on Saturday.


Baseball
Damian Yenzi
Marietta
Sophomore
Third base
Pittsburgh, Pa./North Hills

Yenzi batted .421 with two doubles, one triple and 10 RBI and was five-of-five in stolen bases to led the Pioneers to a 4-5 record over spring break. Yenzi hit safely in all games and had five multiple-hit games, including three hits in wins over No. 24 Kean and Arcadia. Defensively, he fielded .970, committing just one error in 33 total chances.

Baseball
Carson Davis
Mount Union
Sophomore
Pitcher
Louisville, Ohio/Louisville

Davis posted a 3-0 record with wins over Widener (Pa.), Concordia-Moorhead and Knox (Pa.) during the spring trip to Florida. In 18 inning, Davis gave up 13 hits, four earned runs, struck out 20 and walked just two batters. Davis retired 10-straight batters in the victory over Concordia-Moorhead.


Softball
Grace Shell
Wilmington
Sophomore
Pitcher
Sydney, Ohio/Sydney

Shell pitched four complete games, posted a  4-0 record and a 0.74 ERA to help the Quakers to a 8-2 record over spring break. On the week, Shell struck out 25 batters, gave up just three earned runs, struck 25 batters and earned a one-out save.

Softball
Maggie Dominick
Mount Union
Sophomore
Infield
Dennison, Ohio/Tuscarawas Central Catholic

Dominick hit home runs in three different games to help Mount Union to victories over Nebraska Wesleyan, Carroll (Wis.) and North Park (Ill.) as the Purple Raiders finished their spring trip with a 10-4 record. Over 13 games, Dominick batted .455 (20-of-44) and drove in 17 runs.  

 

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