Athletes of the Week-November 19, 2018

Basketball
Ryan Bruns
Ohio Northern
Senior
Center
Chickasaw,Ohio/Marion Local

Bruns averaged a team leading 26.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and three rebounds-per-game last week to lead the Polar Bears past Defiance (99-61) and Denison (86-66). Bruns shot 18-of-36 (.500) and was 17-of-20 from the free-throw line.

Basketball
Alexis Enochs
Marietta
Junior
Forward
Beverly, Ohio/Fort Frye

Enochs led the Pioneers to wins over Salam College (89-36) and Washington & Jefferson (76-63) at the Washington & Jefferson Tip-off Tournament. Enochs  averaged 14.5 points, six rebounds and 1.5 assists-per-game. She shot 11-of-18 from the field and 7-of-10 from the free-throw line. For her efforts, she was named tournament MVP.


Wrestling
Drew Kasper
Otterbein
Senior
285 pounds
Mansfield, Ohio/Lexington

Kasper posted an impressive 9-0 record last week and won the Star City Open (Va.) heavyweight title to help the Cardinals take home the team title.  Kasper tallied three pins, two major decisions and a tech fall, including a 34-second pin in a dual meet with Ohio Northern.


Swimming
Erik Sriubas
John Carroll
Freshman
Three Oaks, Mich./Lakeshore

Sriubas won three individual events at the Wabash Invitational to help the Blue Streak take home third place.  All four of his swims ranked among the best in Div. III this season.  Sriubas won the 400 IM (4:07.70, 20th), 1650 freestyle (16:05.23, 7th), 200 fly (1:54.61, 20th) and placed third in the 500 freestyle (4:41.51, 23rd).  He also broke the school record in the 1650 freestyle by 17 seconds, set back in 1996.

Swimming
Gwyn Ledrick
John Carroll
Freshman
Sylvania, Ohio/Notre Dame Academy

Ledrick won three individual events at the Wabash Invitational to helped the Blue Streaks to sixth place. All three of her wins rank in the top-20 of Div. III this season. Ledrick won and broke her own school record in the 100 breast (1:03.96, 4th), and won the 200 breaststroke (2:19.91, 5th) and 200 IM (2:09.21, 16th). 

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