Athletes of the Week-April 29, 2019

Softball
Alexis Boledovic
Baldwin Wallace
Senior
Brook Park, Ohio/Midpark

Boledovic batted .667 (8-of-12) with two doubles, two runs scored and five RBI to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 3-1 record and the No. 3 seed in the OAC Tournament. She set the school record for hits in a season (64).  

Softball
Hannah Smith
Muskingum
Freshman
Cambridge, Ohio/Buckeye Trail

Smith led the Muskies to a sweep of Ohio Northern to clinch the regular-season title and the right to host the OAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed. In game one, Smith pitched four relief innings, allowing just one run on five hits. Smith recorded her first career shutout in game two, holding the Polar Bears to just three hits - all of which were singles.


Baseball
Nate Bye
Ohio Northern
Junior
Thorntown, Ind./Western Boone

Bye pitched 16 innings with a 0.56 ERA and two wins. He pitched a five-inning shutout against Muskingum and allowed just one run in seven innings against Marietta. The Polar-Bear finished the week with a 3-1 record.

Baseball
Alex Ludwick
Baldwin Wallace
Sophomore
Brunswick, Ohio/Padua Franciscan

Ludwick led the Yellow Jackets to three OAC victories last, batting .478 (11-of-23) with six runs scored, seven RBI, one double and one triple.


Tennis
Lauran O’Malley
John Carroll
Senior
Westlake, Ohio/Magnificate

O’Malley posted a combined 4-0 record at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles last week to lead the Blue Streaks past Heidelberg and Ohio Northern. JCU clinched the OAC Regular-Season Title with an 8-0 record.

Tennis
Vinh Thai
Ohio Northern
Sophomore
Galloway, Ohio/St. Charles

Thai posted a 2-0 record at No. 1 singles and a 1-1 record at No. 1 doubles against John Carroll and Otterbein. Ohio Northern clinched the No. 3 in the OAC Tournament.


Golf
DJ Smith
John Carroll
Senior
Parma, Ohio/Parma

Kurt Fortman
Otterbein
Junior
Cincinnati, Ohio/Elder

Smith and Fortman both shot a 75 at the OAC Spring Invitational held at the Hudson Country Club to claim Co-Medalist honors. John Carroll finished first to clinch the OAC Regular-Season title, while Otterbein took home second.


Lacrosse
Sydney Bumbarger
Mount Union
Sophomore
Attack
Newbury Park, CA/Newbury Park

Bumbarger recorded three goals and two assists to help the Purple Raiders to wins over Baldwin Wallace and Capital last week. She scored the game winning goal in the closing second in a 10-9 victor over Capital to clinch the OAC Regular-Season title.

Lacrosse
Brooke McQuinn
John Carroll
Senior
Midfield
Strongsville, Ohio/Magnificate

McQuinn led the Blue Streak defense with 10 ground balls, five forced turnovers and 21 draw controls. JCU allowed just seven goals on the week and defeated Heidelberg and Ohio Northern.

Lacrosse
Skylar Blake
John Carroll
Junior
Attack
Dublin, Ohio/Jerome

Blake tallied 11 goals and 11 assists on the week to help the Blue Streaks to wins over Heidelberg and Ohio Northern. JCU clinched the No. 3 seed in the OAC Tournament.

Lacrosse
Evan Schneeberger
John Carroll
Freshman
Faceoff
Mechanicsburg, PA/Cumberland Valley

Schneeberger won 35 of 57 (.614) faceoffs last week to help the Blue Streaks to wins over Heidelberg and Ohio Northern and clinch the No. 3 seed in the OAC Tournament. Schneeberger also tallied 11 groundball, two assists and one goal.

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