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NCAC Weekly Newsletter & Athletes of the Week – 2/24

North Coast Athletic Convention Athletes of the 7 days – Feb. 24

Men’s Basketball Athlete of the 7 days – Freeman Brou, Denison

Denison sophomore Freeman Brou (Richmond, IN/Northeastern) aided the Large Crimson to a pair of victories about DePauw and Ohio Wesleyan previous week. From the Batting Bishops, Brou recorded a profession-significant 26 factors on eleven-of-19 capturing, to go along with five rebounds and 3 assists. He also knocked down a pair of threes, assisting the Large Crimson break a faculty record with seventeen threes manufactured in the game. On the week, he averaged 18 factors, 4.5 rebounds and two.5 assists.

Women’s Basketball Athlete of the 7 days – Julianna Skowron, Allegheny

Allegheny junior Julianna Skowron (Sewickley, PA/Oakland Catholic) posted back-to-back 23-issue performances to lead the Gators to wins about Hiram and Kenyon previous week. Skowron commenced the week with 23 factors, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists in opposition to the Terriers, before notching 23 factors, seventeen rebounds and a single support in opposition to the Ladies.

Baseball Participant of the 7 days – Brett Heckert, Allegheny

Allegheny’s Brett Heckert (Wexford, PA/North Allegheny) manufactured a .545 batting common (6-for-eleven), along with a pair of doubles and six RBI in 3 video games in opposition to John Carroll this past weekend. The sophomore also swiped 4 bases and had a excellent fielding share in six prospects.

Baseball Pitcher of the 7 days – Zachary Wilson, Allegheny

Allegheny freshman pitcher Zachary Wilson (Meadville, PA/Meadville) tossed 3 scoreless innings for the gain in the Gators’ 9-5 victory about John Carroll on Sunday. He only permitted a single strike and struck out a pair in the gain. 

Men’s Lacrosse Athlete of the 7 days – Tom Decker, Oberlin

Oberlin junior Tom Decker (Bethesda, MD/Maret College) led all scorers in the Yeomen’s 21-10 victory about Thiel with 7 targets and two assists, when also scooping up 7 floor balls. With the score at 9-4 in the 3rd quarter, Decker scored 3-consecutive targets to break the game open up as the Yeomen under no circumstances appeared back.

Women’s Lacrosse Athlete of the 7 days – Grace Clarke, DePauw

DePauw sophomore Grace Clarke (Winnetka, IL/Loyola Academy) tallied fourteen targets across a pair of wins for the Tigers about Earlham and St. Mary’s (IN). Clarke commenced with five targets and a single support in opposition to the Quakers before putting up a faculty-record 9 targets and 3 assists in opposition to the Belles.

Men’s Tennis Athlete of the 7 days – Tim Cianciola, Denison

Denison sophomore Tim Cianciola (Canfield, OH/Canfield) went 4- in Large Crimson victories about Rhodes (W, seven-two) and Centre (W, seven-two) previous week. In No. one-singles motion, Cianciola manufactured a 6-one, 6- victory about Centre’s Arpit Rana, adopted by a 6-, 6-two gain about Rhodes’ Phil Lauture at No. two singles. 

Women’s Tennis Athlete of the 7 days – Shannon Sertz, Wooster

Wooster’s Shannon Sertz (Fairview, PA/Fairview) manufactured No. 3 singles (one-6, 6-one, 6-two) and No. two doubles victories (8-4) to help the Preventing Scots to a 5-4 gain about Kalamazoo on Saturday. Sertz improved to 5-one in singles motion and 6-two in doubles play this period.

Men’s Indoor Track, Sprints/Hurdles Athlete of the 7 days – RaShawn Jones, Wabash

Wabash senior RaShawn Jones (Indianapolis, IN/Lawrence Central) broke the Wittenberg Steemer Middle record with his profitable time in the 60-meter hurdles finals on Saturday. He crossed the line in 8.16 to eclipse the former record set by Mount Union’s Mason Plant previously this calendar year. Jones’ time is the fastest in the convention heading into this weekend’s championship meet and ranks 10th general in Division III.

Men’s Indoor Track, Distance/Mid-Distance Athlete of the 7 days – Aedan Pettit, Wooster

Wooster senior Aedan Pettit (Round Hill, VA/Woodgrove) excelled at Friday’s Kenyon Tri-Meet up with. Pettit manufactured a profession-best time of 4:25.01 in the mile operate, the second-fastest time amongst all NCAC runners this period.

Men’s Indoor Discipline Athlete of the 7 days – Adrianno Atallah, Oberlin

Oberlin’s Adriano Atallah (New Rochelle, NY/Regis) gained this past weekend’s heptathlon at the NCAC Indoor Mixed Activities Championships with a faculty record 4,475 factors. Atallah gained the heptathlon gain following getting initially in the very long jump (6.52m) and 60-meter dash (seven.eleven), placing second in equally the shot put (eleven.37m) and the one,000-meter operate (two:57.65), ending 3rd in the 60-meter hurdles (8.84), tying for 3rd in the pole vault (3.35m) and placing eleventh in the significant jump (one.58m).

Women’s Indoor Track, Sprints/Hurdles Athlete of the 7 days – Ryelee Clary, Wittenberg

Wittenberg junior Ryelee Clary (Bellefontaine, OH/Bellefontaine) finished fourth at the Wittenberg Steemer Showcase in the 60-meter hurdles with a convention-leading mark of 9.08 seconds. 

Women’s Indoor Track, Distance/Center Distance Athlete of the 7 days – Phoebe von Conta, Oberlin

Oberlin sophomore Phoebe von Conta (Harvard, MA/Parker Constitution) gained the 3,000 meter-operate at the Raider Tune-Up this past weekend for the No. 30-rated Yeowomen with a personalized record time of 10:52.33 to shift up to sixth in the convention. Von Conta bested the 21-runner area that bundled competition from regionally rated Mount Union, Baldwin Wallace and Carnegie Mellon.

Women’s Indoor Discipline Athlete of the 7 days – Courtney Owens, Ohio Wesleyan

Ohio Wesleyan junior Courtney Owens (Gahanna, OH/Lincoln) gained the pentathlon with 3,388 factors at the NCAC Indoor Mixed Activities Championships. Owens claimed the pentathlon victory following placing initially in the 60-meter hurdles (9.29), the very long jump (5.27m) and tying for initially in the significant jump (one.56m). She also recorded a 3rd-position end in the 800-meter operate (two:30.12) and was fourth in the shot put (9.92m).



NCAC Milestones & Records (Feb. 18 – Feb. 24)

DePauw, Women’s Basketball – Sydney Kopp (Burr Ridge, IL/Hinsdale South) broke DePauw’s single-period factors record, now standing at 553, in Wednesday’s gain at Denison. Liz Bondi held the earlier record of 519 factors from the 2005-06 period.

Wooster, Men’s Basketball – senior Danyon Hempy (Waldo, OH/River Valley) turned in a famous general performance with a great deal of Preventing Scots legends on the lookout on throughout Steve Moore’s last normal period property game. The senior scored a profession-significant 40 factors in an 88-87 extra time decline to DePauw. It’s just the sixth 40-issue game in the storied program’s heritage.

Wooster, Swimming & Diving – Wooster junior Madison Whitman (Wooster, OH/Wooster) reduced her faculty record in the 200 breaststroke to two:18.30 at Saturday’s Kenyon Rapid Prospect Meet up with. It’s the eleventh-fastest time in Div. III this calendar year.