A Page -- April 21, 2010


In an all-Cleveland college 

battle at The Freight, Lake 

Erie sneaks by Notre Dame

 

April 21, 2010

By Norm Weber
Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

AVON – In what looked like a pitchers’ dual disguised around 17 combined hits, Lake Erie sneaked by Notre Dame, 2-1, in non-league, all-Cleveland college baseball play here today here in All Pro Freight Stadium.

Keeping consistent with what several other coaches have done here this spring, Notre Dame coach Nick Weisheipl and pitching coach Len Barker started Sean Harnish, who was played his high school ball as a pitcher up the road at North Ridgeville High.

Sean Harnish
North Ridgeville alum Sean Harnish

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After knocking on the door the firs two innings, Lake Erie finally took the lead in the third on an RBI single by Amherst High alumnus Ryan Rua off Harnish.


Amherst's Rua

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Both Harnish and Lake Erie starter Logan Nordquist from Alliance picked runners off first base in the tight low-scoring contest that had base runners leaning and lunging in hopes of squeezing a run.   

 


Nordquist

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The Falcons finally broke up Nordquist’s no-hitter when Vermilion High alumnus Brent Zientarski led off the bottom of the fifth inning with a bunt single down the third base line. Nordquist worked out of a jam in which he had runners at second and third with one out to keep it stable at 1-0 through five frames.

Brett Zientarski
Zientarski

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Harnish was replaced by Lyndhurst native Len Mora, a left hander, in the fifth inning. After getting through his first inning with no damage done, Lake Erie picked up a second run via an RBI single by Mike Morgan in the sixth.


Leonard Mora
Mora


U.S. Soccer

Strongsville's Ashley Meier one of 

only 24 girls nationwide selected for 

US National Under-15 Soccer Team

 April 21, 2010

By Norm Weber

Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

Strongsville’s Ashley Meier (in White uniform below) was called into the US National Under-15 team by head coach Mike Dickey. Meier has already been training with the national team at the Home Depot Center in a week-long session last month.

The Whitecaps midfielder was one of 24 players in the nation born in 1995 and 1995 to be selected for the national team.


With Jon Felton’s nationally ranked Mustangs last year, Meier started 14 of 16 matches for the varsity team last fall as a sophomore, scoring five goals and notching eight assists during the regular season. Then in the four playoff matches, she added three more assists.

 For the whole season, Meier led the Mustangs in shots on goal with 29.

Last summer she played for the Midwest Regional team that went to Costa Rica for a tournament.





"Chips off The Old Blocks" or not, 

Lakewood's Moran twins having an 

immediate impact on Heidelberg's 

20-10 softball team

April 21, 2010

By Norm Weber

Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

TIFFIN – Sometimes for a Student/Athlete it takes time to adjust from high school to college sports and other times the transition is smooth and quick.

For Lakewood twins Bridget and Carrie Moran, the latter has been the case as they have had an immediate impact on the softball program at Heidelberg.

Carrie Moran

Mainstays as members of the competitive Ranger teams prior to this season, the college freshmen have started all 30 of The Berg’s games this spring, Carrie as the starting shortstop and Bridget as the starting second baseman.

Carrie ranks among the team leaders for the 20-10 Berg in runs scored with 21, hits with 25, RBIs with 16 and doubles with three.

Bridget Moran

The coaches have them hitting at the top of the order, using their skills in bunting, slapping and moving runners. Bridget leads the team with eight sacrifice bunts while Carrie is right behind her with five. Carrie is also tied for second in walks.

In  the keystone, they have also done well defensively, both with fielding averages above .900 ranking 1-2 in assists, notating the number of runners they throw out on ground balls, double plays the turn, and bunt/hit-and-run situations they execute effectively.

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OH SAY CAN YOU SING

“Lake Erie Crushers to host Talent and National Anthem auditions”


April 21, 2010

By Nicolle Meyer

Avon – So you think you can sing? Do you have what it takes to perform in front of thousands of people? If you do, the Lake Erie Crushers are hosting a Talent and National Anthem Audition presented by LifeShare Community Blood Services at All Pro Freight Stadium on Monday, April 26 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.


The 2009 Frontier League Champions are looking for skilled performers to sing the National Anthem. Singers are unpaid, but will receive two tickets to the game and a photograph to remember their performance. LifeShare Community Blood Services is the official blood center of the Lake Erie Crushers and the presenting sponsor of the National Anthem before every home game.

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NDC's Ashley Harbarger 


named Pitcher of the 


Week in the AMC


April 21, 2010


By Norm Weber
Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

Manchester alumna and Akron native Ashley Harbarger has been named the Pitcher of the week in the America Midwest Conference.


 

Ashley Harbarger

The Notre Dame College freshman yielded only five singles in five innings in getting the win in a 9-0 Falcon victory over Mount Vernon.  She walked none and struck out three and extended her scoreless streak to 22 innings.

She also had a hit within a rally that helped NDC beat Carlow in which her older sister Meredith got the win on the hill.


Baldwin-Wallace Shuts Out 


Heidelberg, 9-0, in 

Men's Tennis

April 21


By Kevin Ruple

BEREA -- The Baldwin-Wallace College men's tennis team shut out visiting Heidelberg University, 9-0, in an Ohio Athletic Conference dual match today (Wednesday, April 21, 2010) at the "Pop" Collins Courts in Berea.  B-W dominated doubles play by winning 24 of 28 points, dominated singles play with 72 of 79 points and the match by a 96-9 count.

The victory snapped a two-match losing streak for the Yellow Jackets who improved to 14-3 overall and 4-2 in the OAC.  With its loss, The Student Princes fell to 5-9 overall and 3-3 in the OAC.

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Strongsville native Jason Lash of No. 8 Heidelberg


B-W Baseball Team Swept by Eighth-Ranked 

Heidelberg  

By Kevin Ruple

BEREA - The Baldwin-Wallace College baseball team lost both games of an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader with eighth-ranked (NCBWA) Heidelberg University this afternoon (Wednesday, April 21, 2010) at Heritage Field in Berea. The Yellow Jackets lost game one, 4-3, and the nightcap, 24-5.

With the losses, B-W falls to 8-18 overall and 3-7 in the OAC and is back in action tomorrow with a single, nine-inning game versus traditional-rival Oberlin College at 4:30 p.m. in Berea. Heidelberg improves to 26-6 and 7-3 in the OAC. 

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Westlake falls for only the second 

time this season; Buffington wins at 

first singles

April 21, 2010

By Norm Weber

Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

 Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

Westlake’s tennis team lost for only the second time this season against seven wins with tonight’s 4-1 set back to North Canton Hoover.

Nationally ranked Colton Buffington was the sole winner for the Demons tonight, taking Nick Fowler at first singles, 6-0, 6-1.

North Canton Hoover High School logo

 Hoover does not make it roster available. 


St. Ignatius rolls past Wooster to

ramp up record to 6-2

April 21, 2010

By Norm Weber

Student/Athlete-Cleveland Editor

 Normweber@studentathletecleveland.com

St. Ignatius improved to 6-2 with tonight’s 5-0 win over Wooster.

The Wildcats swept the singles events with James Oliver at first singles, Tom Mascia at No. 2 and Sean Frebes in the third slot all winning in straight sets.

St. Ignatius High School logo

 In fact the Oliver-Mascia-Frebes musketeer act lost only a combined four games in the six total sets played.

 Mark Georgy and Chad Burton were the winners at second doubles and Mike Nichols and Amar Shah the victors at first doubles

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