Athletes of the Week-February 11, 2019

Wrestling
Dalton Leightner
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
Ravenna, Ohio/Rootstown

Leightner finished the week with a 5-0 record. Leightner secured a 3:00 pin in a victory over Ohio Northern on Friday and recorded two more pins on Saturday en route to a first place at the JCU Open. 

Results:  W-ONU (3:00 pin over Brandon Bartlome)  W-Davenport U. (4:17 pin over Cody Orcutt)  W-5:44 pin over Ben Sherrill  W-Gannon (23-7 TF over Justice Jones)  W-Ohio Wesleyan U. (1-0 dec. over Caleb Blake)


Field
Zak Dysert
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
McDonald, Pa./Fort Cherry

Dysert won the All-Ohio weight throw for the second consecutive year with a mark of 63 feet, 9 inches to set a new school record by 0.25 inches. 

Track
James Roth
Mount Union
Massillon/Massiillon Perry 

Roth won the 400 meters and placed second in the 200 meters at the All-Ohio Championship. His winning time of 48.98 in the 400 also provisionally qualified him for the NCAA Championships in the event as it is currently the fifth-best time in NCAA Division III this season.

Field
Allison Stevens
Ohio Northern
Junior
Naperville, ILL/Central 

Stevens placed second in the pole vault at the All-Ohio Championships with a career-best 3.75 meters.

Track 
Kelly Brennan
Baldwin Wallace
Junior
Akron,Ohio/Walsh Jesuit

Brennan won both the 800-meter run and the 1-mile run at the All-Ohio Championships. Brennan posted career-best and All-Ohio meet-record time of 5:03.36 to win the 1-mile, and then followed it up with a 2:17.06 finish in the 800. Brennan's mile time currently ranks 17th nationally while her 800 time is 16th in NCAA Division III.


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

Enochs helped the Pioneers to a 2-0 record last week, averaging 18 points, 13 rebounds and 2.5 assists-per-game. She scored 13 points, grabbed six rebounds, and tallied five blocks, in a 74-71 win over Mount Union. Enochs notched a double-double with 23 points and 20 rebounds in a 97-85 overtime win against Wilmington.

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

Bruns posted a pair of double-doubles last week, with 33 points and 12 rebounds in a 75-70 win over Otterbein and 29 points and 11 rebounds in a 90-71 loss to John Carroll. Bruns shot 24-of 26 (.522) on the week and tallied seven blocks. 




 

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