Athletes of the Week-October 8, 2018

Cross Country
Evan Whitaker
Wilmington
Freshman
Grove City, Ohio/Grove City

Whitaker led the Quakers at the Eagle Invitational hosted by Benedictine with a 13th place finish in a field of 188 runners. Whitaker covered the 8K course in 26:26.3. The Quakers placed 7th among 18 teams.


Soccer
Delaney Earl
Otterbein
Freshman
Forward
Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy

Earl helped the Cardinals to a 2-0 record on the week defeating Marietta and Baldwin Wallace. She had a career day against BW tallying eight points with a hat-trick and two assists.

Soccer
Michelle Kissane
Mount Union
Freshman
Goalkeeper
Amherst, Ohio/Marion L. Steele

Kissane collected two shutouts last week, making one save versus John Carroll and seven saves against Wilmington.

Soccer
Logan Wiedman
Capital
Senior
Goalkeeper
Cincinnati, Ohio/Walnut Hills

Wiedman allowed just one goal in a 193 minutes of play last week to help the Crusaders to a 2-0 record, including a 1-0 2TO win over John Carroll.

Soccer
Niklas Martensson
Wilmington
Senior
Forward
Torna Hallestad, Swedan/NTI

Martensson scored three goals and assisted on two other goals to lead the Quakers to a 2-0 record last week. Martensson scored both goals in a 2-1 overtime victory against No. 13 Mount Union on Saturday.



Football
Tanner Clark
Marietta
Junior
Running Back
Caldwell, Ohio/Caldwell

Clark led the Pioneers past Heidelberg, 38-34. Clark rushed 232 yards on 34 carries with three touchdowns. He also caught two passes for 13 yards and returned two kickoffs for 56 yards to finish the day with 301 all-purpose yards.

Football
Kyle Gallagher
Marietta
Sophomore
Defensive Lineman
Chesterland, Ohio/West Geauga

Gallagher led Marietta with 10 total tackles (three solo) in the Pioneers' 38-34 win at Heidelberg. Gallagher was credited with three tackles for a loss including two critical quarterback sacks.

Football
Matt Danko
John Carroll
Senior
Kicker/Punter
Boca Raton, Fla./West Boca Raton

Danko was three-of-four on field goals (26, 49, 36 yards) and made all five PAT’s to tally 14 points in the Blue Streaks 44-0 shutout over Capital. Danko is now just the ninth player in JCU history to score over 200 career points with 206.



Volleyball
Andrea Miller
Senior
Setter
Grove City, Ohio/Grove City

Miller posted a pair of double-doubles to help the Cardinals extend their winning streak to 11 with wins over Marietta and Baldwin Wallace.  Miller recorded 38 assists and 11 digs at Marietta and then tallied 45 assists and 17 digs in a critical win over BW.

 


Golf
Emma Jeffries
Mount Union
Sophomore
Wooster, Ohio/Wooster

Jeffries was the top scorer for the Purple Raiders at the Malone Invitational held at the Alliance Country Club. Jeffries shot an 89 to help the team to an 18-hole total of 373 to finish in second.

Golf
Nolan Laughlin
John Carroll
Freshman
Hudson, Ohio/Hudson

Laughlin won medalist honors at the OAC Fall Championship held at the Colonial Golfers Club with a 71 (-1 par), one stroke ahead of second place. The Blue Streaks took home the team title with a 18-hole total of 303, two strokes ahead of second place.

 

 

 

 

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