Athletes of the Week-January 14, 2019

Track 
Gracie Dennison
Otterbein
Freshman
Granville, Ohio/Granville

Dennison won three events at the Otterbein Invitational. Dennison ran a 9.14 in the 60-meter hurdles, 8.09 in the 60-meter dash and was part of the winning 4x200 relay team (1:47.23).

Field
Laura Pullins
Marietta
Sophomore
Long Bottom, Ohio/Reedsville Eastern

Pullins led the Pioneers at the Marietta Open over the weekend, winning the high jump with a school record mark of 1.69 meters. Her 1.69 meter jump is also the second highest height cleared in Div. III this season. 

Track 
Alex Dimon
Marietta
Sophomore
Perkasie,Pa./Pennridge

Dimon led the Pioneers at the Marietta Open last weekend, winning the both of his 55-meter hurdle races. His time of 7.55 currently ranks second in Div. III this season. 

Field
Wes Fritz
Heidelberg
Senior
Norwalk, Ohio/St. Paul

Fritz place second in the high jump at the Findlay Open with a leap of 2.03m. He also took home fifth place in the long jump with a jump of 6.35m.


Wrestling
Clayton Davidson
Ohio Northern
Senior
174-pounds
Kirtland, Ohio/Kirtland

Davidson posted a 4-1 record at the Lycoming (Pa.) Budd Whitehill National Duals in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Davidson recorded a pin, a major decision, and two wins via decision in the 174- and 184-pound weight classes over the two-day tournament event.

Results:  184 — Rexx Hallyburton (Wash. & Lee) dec. Clayton Davidson, 3-1  174 — Clayton Davidson pinned Ashton Gyenizs (Wilkes), 2:33  174 — Clayton Davidson dec. Aarin Feliz (Springfield), 5-3  184 — Clayton Davidson dec. Jason Hoffman (Castleton), 5-2  184 — Clayton Davidson major dec. Matthew Rohrdanz (Southern Virginia), 9-0


Swimming
Megan Lubinski
Ohio Northern
Freshman
Milford, Ohio/Brighton

Lubinski took home four first place finishes to lead the Polar Bears past Mount Union, 149-142. Lubinski won the 500 free (25.72), 100 free (56.67) and 200 free (2:03.54) and was part of the winning 200 medley relay team (1:54.84). 

Lubinski also took home third in the 100-free (56.45) against No. 2 Kenyon the day prior. 


Swimming
Nolan Huey
Ohio Northern
Junior
Fort Collins, Colo./Fossil Ridge

Huey recorded victories in four events to lead the Polar Bears past Mount Union, 155-144. Huey touched first in the 100 back (54.32), 200 back (1:58.32), 200 IM (1:58.53) and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay (1:38.18). 


Basketball
Kevin Lewis 
Wilmington
Senior
Guard
Cincinnati, Ohio/Clark Montessori

Lewis averaged 20 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists-per-game last week to lead the Quakers past Otterbein (104-75) and Baldwin Wallace (79-77 OT). Lewis tallied 21 points, shooting 9-of-12 at Otterbein and followed up with 19 points and eight-rebounds against Baldwin Wallace. On the week, Lewis shot 16-of-24 (.667) and was 4-of-5 from the free-throw line. 


Basketball
Nicole Heffington
John Carroll
Sophomore
Guard
Mentor, Ohio/Mentor

Heffington averaged 26.5 points, eight rebounds and three assists-per-game to lead the Blue Streaks past Heidelberg (70-68) and Capital (67-45) last week. Heffington scored a career-hight 36 points, shooting 14-of-19 against Heidelberg and posted a team-high 17 points against Capital. On the week, Heffington shot 21-of-31 (.667) and was 8-of-9 (.889) from the free-throw line. 

 

 

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