Athletes of the Week-January 7, 2019

Men's Basketball
Caleb Cox
Capital
Senior
Forward
Cincinnati,Ohio/Oak Hills

Cox posted two double-doubles in three victories over the holiday break. The Crusaders have now won 10 games in a row. Against Wilmington, Cox scored 15 points with 15 rebounds and followed that with 19 points and 10 rebounds against Mount Union.  On the week, Cox averaged 15.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.67 assists-per-game and was 19-of-29 (.655) from the field.

Women's Basketball
Nicole Heffington
John Carroll
Sophomore
Forward/Guard
Mentor, Ohio/Mentor

Heffington averaged 20.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists-per-game to lead the Blue Streaks to a 3-1 record over the holiday break. Heffington highlighted the week with a season-high 25 points in a road win at Otterbein last Wednesday. On the week, she shot 28-of-48 (.583) from the field, including 8-of-13 (.615) from three-point range and was 17-of-23 (.739) from the free-throw line. 


Wrestling
Jordan Burkholder 
Muskingum
Junior 
125-pounds
Crooksville, Ohio/Crooksville

Burkholder won the 125-pound championship at the Waynesburg Invitational by going 3-0 with two falls. He remains undefeated on the season and is ranked 7th nationally in the 125-pound class.

Results:  Jordan Burkholder (Muskingum) won by fall over Jesse Pitoni (Alfred State ) Fall 4:00  Jordan Burkholder (Muskingum) won by fall over Emanuel Dovshek (Washington & Jefferson) Fall 1:48  Jordan Burkholder (Muskingum) won by decision over Colton Messick (Apprentice ) Dec 10-3


Swimming
Michael Lewis
Baldwin Wallace
Freshman
Lancaster, Ohio/Lancaster

Lewis led BW in a loss to Divison II Rollins College during its winter break training trip in Florida. He won the 50-yard breaststroke in a career-best time of 27.34  and was second in the 100-yard individual medley in a career-best time of 55.88. Lewis also swam the third leg on the winning 200-yard medley relay team (1:04.19). 

 

Swimming 
Erika Nockengost
Baldwin Wallace
Junior 
Cuyahoga Fall, Ohio/Cuyhoga Falls

Nockengost led BW with a victory and a third-place finish in a loss to Division II Rollins College during its winter break training trip in Florida. She won the 50-yard butterfly in a season-best time of 28.41 and was third in the 50-yard breaststroke in a season-best time of 34.52. In addition, Nockengost swam the third leg on the second-place 200-yard medley relay team (1:55.04).


 

 

 

 

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