Athletes of the Week-September 9, 2019

Athletes of the Week-September 9, 2019

Football (Offense)
Jimmy Gephart
Heidelberg
Senior
Quarterback
Middletown, Ohio/Bishop Fenwick

Gephart threw for 325 yards (25-of-35) and six touchdowns, including four in the first quarter alone to lead the Student Princes to a 57-7 victory over Adrian.

Football (Defense)
Nigel Chatman
Otterbein
Sophomore
Defensive line
Reynoldsburg, Ohio/Reynoldsburg

Otterbein University sophomore Nigel Chatman (Reynoldsburg/Reynoldsburg) has been selected Defensive Player of the Week by the league’s Sports Information Directors. Chatman, a standout defensive lineman for the Cardinals, was tragically killed in a car accident last Friday morning on his way to practice. Just 21 years old, Chatman was a returning All-OAC nose guard expected to continue making a huge impact this season....(More)

Football (Special Teams)
Nate Leopold
John Carroll
Sophomore
Defensive Back  
Murrysville, Pa./Franklin Regional  

Leopold returned a punt 49 yards for a touchdown to help secure the Blue Streaks 21-7 victory over UW-Stevens Point. Leopold also made eight tackles on defense. JCU held UWSP to under 250 yards of total offense.

Soccer
Zack Hlas
Mount Union
Senior
Goalkeeper
Medina, Ohio/Medina

Hlas recorded his second shutout of the season with one save in a 1-0 upset over No. 18 Carnegie Mellon.

Soccer
Jordan Work
Muskingum
Junior
Forward
McConnelsville, Ohio/Morgan

Work racked up three goals on the week to help the Muskies to wins over Wittenberg (3-2, OT) and Thiel (2-1).  

Soccer
Skyelar Mantz
Muskingum
Freshman
Goalkeeper
Lodi, Ohio/Cloverleaf

Mantz helped the Purple Raiders to a 2-0 record last week with a win over Oswego State (2-1) and a shutout against Fredonia State (1-0). Mantz faced 44 shots and made 16 saves.  

Soccer
Andrea Decker
Mount Union
Freshman
Forward
Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Bradley

Decker posted her first career goal in the Purple Raiders’ win over Oswego State (2-1). She followed that up with the game winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Fredonia State.

 

Volleyball
Brooke Fatheree
Muskingum
Junior
Outside Hitter
New Concord, Ohio/John Glen

Fatheree guided the Muskies to their seventh straight victory at the Case Western Invite. The Muskies defeated Washington & Jefferson and Thiel in three sets and Case Western in five sets. Fatheree averaged 3.1 kills and three digs-per-set, with a .430 hitting percentage.  



Cross Country

Sydney Jenko
John Carroll
Freshman
Brunswick, Ohio/Padua Franciscan

Jenko took home 5th place at the Calvin College Knight Invite with a time of 22:04.6. The Blue Streaks finished sixth in the 24 team field.  

Cross Country
Alex Phillip
John Carroll
Freshman
Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary 

Phillips placed seventh among 218 runners with a time of 25:27.4 at the Calvin College Knight Invite. The Blue Streaks finished runner-up in the 24 team field.  

 

Golf
Anna Schatschneider
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
Avon, Ohio/Avon

Schatschneider shot a career-low round of 78 and was the medalist at the University of Mount Union Fall Invitational at the Tannenhauf Golf Club.  BW finished third of eight teams.

Golf
Josh Steyer
Ohio Northern
Freshman
Powell, Ohio/Olentangy Liberty

Steyer fired a 148 (76-72, +4 par) to tie for 14th place and lead ONU to a sixth place finish at the Ohio Cup on Saturday at Red Hawk Run Golf Course.

 

 

 

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