Athletes of the Week-October 21, 2019

Cross Country
Kelly Brennan
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
Akron, Ohio/Walsh Jesuit  

Brennan was the top finishers for the Yellow Jackets at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble with a third place finish. Brennan covered the 6K course in a career-best time of 21:23.6. BW placed fifth in the 32 team field.

Cross Country
Austin Neura
Heidelberg
Senior
Medina, Ohio/Medina   

Neura placed third with a time of 24:45 to a school record that was set back in 1997 at the Oberlin Inter-Regional Rumble.


Swimming & Diving
Austin Olsavsky
Baldwin Wallace
Freshman
Medina, Ohio/Medina

Olsavsky picked up wins in the 200-yard (1:52.96) and 500-yard freestyle (5:17.23) events to help the Yellow Jackets to victory over Wilmington.

Swimming & Diving
Alexis Schuller
Mount Union
Freshman
Berea, Ohio/Berea-Midpark   

Schuller picked up three first place finished to lead the Purple Raiders against Malone and Hiram over the weekend. At Malone, Schuller won the 500 Freestyle (5:34.40) and placed second in the 200 Freestyle (2:03.79).  Against Hiram, Schuller touched first in the 1,000 Freestyle (11:36.86) and was a member of the winning 200 Freestyle relay team (26.77 split).


Volleyball (Offense)
Tate Eppard
Otterbein
Junior
Middle Hitter
Greenwood Village, Colo./Cherry Creek   

Eppard posted 57 kills and a .443 hitting percent on the week to help the Cardinals to a 3-0 record last week. She had a career-high 27 kills (27-3-42, .571) in a four set win over Heidelberg, marking the fourth most kills for a single match in program history.

Volleyball (Defense)
Ashlyn Leon
Otterbein
Senior
Libero
Dublin, Ohio/Scioto   

Leon had eight service aces and averaged 4.8 digs-per-set, helping the Cardinals to 3-0 record last week.  She had 18 digs in key win over Heidelberg and 21 against Hanover.


Soccer (Offense)
Hillary Counts
Capital
Sophomore
Midfield
Canal Winchester, Ohio/Canal Winchester   

Counts scored a goal in each of the Crusaders’ victories over Marietta and Mount Union last week.

Soccer (Defense)
Meagan Grierson
Ohio Northern
Senior
Goalkeeper
Dayton, Ohio/Miamisburg   

Grierson recorded her seventh shutout of the season in 2-0 victory over Wilmington.

Soccer (Offense)
William Turrittin
John Carroll
Junior
Midfield
Medina, Ohio/Medina    

Turrittin assisted on three of JCU’s last week, helping the Blue Streaks to a wins over Otterbein (2-1 OT) and Ohio Northern (1-0).

Soccer (Defense)
Matt Nigro
John Carroll
Senior
Defense
Strongsville, Ohio/St. Ignatius   

Nigro lead JCU’s defense that allowed just 12 shots combined and one goal in wins over Otterbein (2-1 OT) and Ohio Northern (1-0) last week.  


Football (Offense)
Jake Floriea
John Carroll
Junior
Quarterback
Mentor, Ohio/Mentor    

Floriea threw for 289 yards (11-of-15) with a single-game school record six touchdowns in the Blue Streaks 44-10 win over Ohio Northern.

Football (Defense)
Ahmed Muhammad
Marietta
Freshman
Defensive Line
Lakewood, Ohio/Lakewood    

Muhammad had four tackles including a pair of quarterback sacks in the Pioneers 35-26 win over Wilmington. Muhammad also forced a fumble that was recovered and returned for a touchdown.

Football (Special Teams)
Dean Sarris
Baldwin Wallace
Freshman
Place Kicker
Canton, Ohio/Glen Oak     

Sarris kicked two field goals and four extra points in BW's 42-28 victory over Muskingum.  He tied a career-long of 39 yards in the first quarter and then added a 29-yarder in the second quarter.

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