Athletes of the Week-January 13, 2020

Athletes of the Week-January 13, 2020

Basketball
Nathan Bower-Malone
Mount Union
Senior
Point Guard
Stow, Ohio/Stow  

Bower-Malone averaged 20 points, 5.5 rebounds and six assists-per-game and shot 16-of-28 (.571) from the field last week to lead the Purple Raiders past Baldwin Wallace (82-75) and Capital (78-58). He scored a season-high 30 points against Capital and led the team in rebounds and assists versus Baldwin Wallace.

Basketball
Olivia Nagy
John Carroll
Sophomore
Center
Lakewood, Ohio/Lakewood

Nagy averaged 23 points, 15 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 6.5 blocks-per-game and shot 20-of-34 (.588) from the field to led the Blue Streaks to wins over Otterbein (60-52) and Wilmington (90-72). Nagy recorded her seventh double-double of the season with 24 points and 11 rebounds at Wilmington. She has now moved into fourth place all-time at JCU with 113 career blocks in 34 career games.

Wrestling
Dalton Leightner
Baldwin Wallace
Junior
157 pounds
Ravenna, Ohio/Rootstown

Leightner went undefeated at the National Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals with a perfect 5-0 record, leading BW to a seventh-place finish. Leightner posted two victories over top-ten opponents in his respective weight class. The first was a 23-6 technical fall over No. 10 Martine Sandoval of Wartburg (Iowa) College, and a 5-0 decision over No. 6 Cole Erickson of the University of Mount Union.

Results: 16-0 tech fall over Rafael Roman of North Central  23-6 tech fall over #10 Martine Sandoval of Wartburg  22-4 tech fall over Jake Visintine of Mount Union  5-0 decision over #6 Cole Erickson  5-4 decision over Liam Drury of NYU

Swimming 
Jeremy Adams
Ohio Northern  
Sophomore
Ypsilanti, Mich./Ann Arbor Pioneer

Adams helped ONU to a 2-1 record last week, defeating Oberlin and Mount Union and falling to Kenyon. Adams won a total of six events. He helped the 200-yard medley relay team to a victory both Friday and Saturday, while adding individual titles in the 100-yard freestyle, the 100-yard breaststroke, the 200-yard freestyle and the 200-yard individual medley.

Swimming 
Megan Lubinski
Ohio Northern  
Sophomore
Milford, Ohio/Brighton

Lubinski helped Polar Bears to a 2-1 record last week with wins over Oberlin and Mount Union and a loss at Keyon.  Lubinski won a total of four events, while taking second in three other races. She swam a leg of the victorious 200-yard medley relay, and also added first-place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley, the 200-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle.

Track & Field
Josh Miller
Capital
Junior
Botkins, Ohio/Botkins

Miller led the Crusaders at the Ashland Open last week, placing 5th in the shot put (54-7.5) and 13th in the weight throw (50-11). His distance in the shot put now ranks second in all of Div. III.

Track & Field
Emily Hilt
Capital
Senior
Delaware, Ohio/Buckeye Valley

Hilt posted a personal-best time of 9.94 in the 60 meter hurdles at the Ashland Open last week.

Track & Field
Dan Stoll
Heidelberg
Senior
Huron, Ohio/Edison

Stoll finished first in the 200 meter dash with an impressive time of 22.30 seconds at the Findlay Open. His time currently ranks first in Div. III. He also took home fifth place in the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.08 seconds.

Track & Field
Ariana Coleman
Heidelberg
Freshman
Cancal Winchester, Ohio/Canal Winchester

Coleman won the long jump with a leap of 17 feet and five and a half inches at the Findlay Open. Coleman also ran the second leg of the second place 4x200 relay (1:46.81).

 

 

 

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