Athletes of the Week-March 25, 2019

Golf
Johnny Peck
Otterbein
Sophomore
Ashland, Ohio/Ashland

Peck tied for second place out of 88 golfers at the Mt. St. Joseph Classic held at the Yankee Trace Golf Course. Peck shot a 184 (+4 par) to lead the Cardinals to third place in the 13 team field.

Golf
Lyndsay Blum
Otterbein
Freshman
Independence, Ohio/Independence

Blum finished in second place at the Marietta Pioneer Classic held at Lakeside Golf Course. Blum shot a total of 160 (+4) over the two days. The Cardinals took home second in the eight team field.


Field
Jim Kovatch
Marietta
Junior
Lancaster, Ohio/Fairfield Union

Kovatch won the pole vault event the at the Muskingum Amy Adams Memorial Invite with a school record height of 4.81 meters, which is currently the top mark in the Div. III this season.

Track
John Iannetta
John Carroll
Senior
Macedonia, Ohio/Nordonia

Iannetta won the 400-meter hurdles at the Carnegie Mellon Invite with a time of 55.49, which currently ranks 12th in the Div. III. He was also a member of the second place 4x400 relay team (3:25.64).

Field
Kelsey Dunn
Freshman
John Carroll
Twinsburg, Ohio/Twinsburg

Dunn won the discus and placed second in the hammer throw to help the Blue Streaks win their first team title since 1996. Dunn’s mark of 40.0 meters in the discus broke a 22-year old school record.

Field
Hailey Acosta
Otterbein
Junior
Avon, Ohio/Avon

Acosta finished fifth in the 400 meters at the Blizzard Blitz hosted by Miami (OH), with a time of 58.80 which currently ranks 13th in the nation.


Tennis
Madisyn Rini
John Carroll
Senior
Avon, Ohio /Avon

Rini posted a combined 6-0 record at No.2 singles/No. 3 doubles last week to move into second place all-time in school history with 63 doubles wins.

Results: Singles  (3/23) #2 vs. Sara Welsh (Muskingum), Won 6-0, 6-0;    (3/23) #2 vs. Ale Coronel-Zegarra (Ohio Wesleyan), Won 6-4, 6-3   (3/24) #2 vs. Anne Thompson (Marietta) Won 6-0, 6-0     Doubles  (3/23) #1 with Lauren O'Malley vs. Sarah Stockdale / Emma Lewis (Muskingum), Won 8-0   (3/23) #1 with Lauren O'Malley vs. Lauren Corcoran / Sydney Simmons (Ohio Wesleyan), Won 8-1  (3/24) #1 with Emily Day vs. Destiny Grim / Anne Thompson (Marietta), Won 8-0
 
Tennis
Tyler Wharton
Otterbein
Senior
Canal Winchester, Ohio/Pickerington Central

Wharton helped the Cardinals defeat Transylvania 5-4 by winning 6-3, 6-3 at No. 3  singles and 8-6 at No. 2 doubles.


Softball
Nikki Camarati
Baldwin Wallace
Freshman
Pitcher
Brunswick, Ohio/Holy Name

Camarati led BW to a 5-1 record last week, including a sweep of Marietta to open OAC play. Camarati pitched 23 innings, including two complete games and posted a 4-0 record with a 1.22 ERA. She allowed six runs, four earned, on 18 hits, struck out 22 and walked 14. Camarati allowed just one run on three hits with nine strikeouts and four walks in her first career OAC doubleheader sweep of Marietta.

Softball
Krissy Hughes
Muskingum
Senior
Outfielder
Newark, Ohio/Licking Valley

Hughes led the Muskies to a 6-2 overall record (2-0 OAC) on the week, batting .633 (19-of-30). Hughes tallied 15 runs on 19 hits, with two RBI, nine doubles and two triples. In game one against Wilmington, Hughes went 3-for-4 with two doubles. In game two, Hughes went 3-for-4 with a double and one stolen base. Hughes set the program season (22) and career (66) stolen base record.


Baseball
Tim Snyder
Otterbein
Senior
Outfielder
Novelty, Ohio/West Geauga

Snyder led the Cardinals last week to a 2-2 record (2-0 OAC), batting .647 (11-of-17) with two runs, seven RBI and a triple. Snyder posted four-straight multi-hit games and went a combined 6-of-8 in a doubleheader sweep of Mount Union to open conference play.

Baseball
Trevor Adkins
Heidelberg
Junior
Pitcher
Xenia, Ohio/Xenia

Adkins threw seven shutout innings in Heidelberg's 14-0 win over Ohio Northern on Saturday. The game was scoreless game through five innings. Adkins held the Polar Bears to five hits, struck out 10 and walked one.  The Berg finished the week with a 4-0 record, 2-0 OAC.


Lacrosse
CJ Hughes
Capital
Junior
Attack
Cincinnati/Walnut Hills

Hughes racked up 14 points to help the Crusaders to wins over Wooster (12-9) and Baldwin Wallace (16-12). Hughes recorded a season-high 10 points with six goals and a four assists against Wooster and tallied another three goals and one assist again Baldwin Wallace.

Lacrosse
Clayton Karam
John Carroll
Sophomore
Defense
Buffalo, NY/Canisius

Karam broke the program record with 20 groundballs in a 29-2 win over Muskingum. On the week Karam tallied 28 groundball and seven forced turnovers.

Lacrosse
Kat Walton
Capital
Junior
Midfield
Pickerington, Ohio/Pickerington Central

Walton scored a career-high seven goals and assisted on three more in the Crusaders 20-10 win over Baldwin Wallace. Walton also tallied four groundballs and three draw controls.

Lacrosse
Lisa Lotz
Capital
Senior
Goalie
Lynchburg, Va./Jefferson Forrest

Lotz faced 29 shots, made 15 saves, forced three turnovers and collected three groundballs in the Crusaders 20-10 win over Baldwin Wallace.

 


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