Athletes of the Week-April 1, 2019

Golf
Morgan Stubbendieck
Mount Union
Junior
Akron, Ohio/Hoban

Stubbendieck was the top finisher with a score of 80 (+8) at the Mount Union Spring Invite held at Tannenhauf Golf Course on Saturday. The Purple Raiders finished first in a field of four teams. 


Tennis
Tyler Wharton
Otterbein
Senior
Canal Winchester/Pickerington Central

Wharton posted wins at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles to lead the Cardinals to their seventh-straight win with a 7-2 victory over Mount Union.

Tennis
Madison Watt
Capital
Sophomore
Wapakoneta, Ohio/Wapakoneta

Watt posted wins at both the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles positions to help the Crusaders to an 8-1 victory over Muskingum.



Field
Jim Kovatch
Marietta
Junior
Lancaster, Ohio/Fairfield Union

Kovatch won the pole vault with a height of 16' 4.75" at the Otterbein April Fool’s Invite on Saturday. His mark broke the outdoor school record and is currently the top mark in Division III this season.

Track
Jordan Leverette
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
Cleveland, Ohio/John Adams

Leverette swept both of his events at the Otterbein April Fool’s Invite on Saturday. Leverette won the 100 meter dash with a career-best time of 10.55 and the 200 meter dash in a meet-record time of 21.96 seconds. His time in the 100 meters is currently the top time in Division III.

Field
Maggie Krause
Ohio Northern
Junior
Chagrin Falls, Ohio/Kenston

Krause placed second in the pole vault with a mark of 3.60 meters at the Emory Classic. Her mark tops the OAC performance list and ties for 17th-best in Division III so far this season.

Track
Kayla Silva
Ohio Northern
Freshman
Westerville, Ohio/South

Silva had three strong performances at the Emory Classic, posting the second-fastest time in school history in the 100 meter dash (12.32). The time is also the fastest in the OAC this season. She went on to set a career-best in the 200 meter dash with a 26.67 and ran third leg on the fourth place 4x100-meter relay team (48.88).


Baseball
Phillip Wells
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
Buffalo, NY/Saint Joseph's Collegiate

Wells batted .600 (3-for-five) on the week with two home runs and four RBI to help the Yellow Jackets to wins over Ohio Wesleyan and No. 15 Adrian. Wells hit two home runs,


Baseball
Dalton Wiggins
Marietta
Sophomore
Mineral Wells, W.Va./Parkesrburg South

Wiggins posted his first win of the season and held No. 24 Heidelberg scoreless for six innings before allowing one run in the Pioneers 3-1 win. Wiggins struck out eight and walked just one batter.

 


Softball
Allison Pierce
Wilmington
Senior
Troy, Ohio /Troy

Pierce helped the Quakers sweep Berea College, going 5-for-7 (.714) with two doubles, a home and five RBI over two games.

Softball
Grace Shell
Wilmington
Sophomore
Sidney, Ohio/Sidney

Shell pitched a complete-game victory in Wilmington's 5-1 in at Berea with eight strikeouts on six hits. Shell also pitched the final 2.1 innings in the 14-6 game two win.


Lacrosse
Ashley Bernardi
Mount Union
Senior
Attack
Medina, Ohio/Medina
Bernardi tallied 17 points last week to lead the Purple Raiders to a 2-0 record and become the program’s all-time points leader. Bernardi scored three goals and had three assists in a 14-8 win over Walsh. She racked up four goals and seven assists in a 16-2 victory at Ohio Norther.

Lacrosse
Brooke McQuinn
John Carroll
Senior
Strongsville, Ohio/Magnificat

 McQuinn scored a goal, assisted on another, won four draws, caused two turnovers and had two groundballs in a 16-1 win at Allegheny. McQuinn collected 12 draw controls in a 22-6 win over Otterbein.

Lacrosse
Mike Roman
Otterbein
Senior
Midfielder
Worthington, Ohio/ Kilbourne

Roman helped the Cardinals to a 14-9 win over John Carroll by winning 7-of -27 faceoffs, collecting up a game-high 11 ground balls and scoring a goal.

Lacrosse
Liam Weaver
Heidelberg
Sophomore
Midfielder
Pittsburgh, Pa./Shaler

Weaver scored six times on 14 shots in a tough 16-15 overtime loss to Hiram on Wednesday. Weaver followed that  up with eight goals in 16-6 win at Wilmington.