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Pecoraro Academic All District

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Pecoraro has a 3.4 GPA as an accounting major at Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management.  He hit .323 this spring with 43 hits, including 12 doubles.  Pecoraro was one of ten Spartans players to hit over .300 this year.      

The team surpassed the school record for wins (finial record: 24-18) in a season which was previously 19, held by the 1994 and 1997 teams.  This was the first winning season for Case Western Reserve baseball since 1997 and the .571 winning percentage is the best in merged University history.

Keen/Case Reserve/All-UAA 

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Keen joined Mullins in the .400 club, batting an even .400 (8th in UAA) on the season.  Keen led the team in with eight home runs (1st in UAA) and 48 runs (2nd in UAA) and was second in hits with 58 (3rd in UAA) and RBI with 41 (3rd in UAA).  The freshman got off to a strong start to his college career and was named MVP of the UAA Tournament.  

Bills, who was a second team selection in 2009, was a workhorse behind the plate with 38 appearances and 33 starts.  Bills batted .327 with two home runs, 27 RBI and 25 runs scored.  The junior did some of his best work of the season at the UAA Championships, where he batted .500 over six games with 10 runs and RBI.


Keefe has another big year at the plate as he batted .363 and led the Spartans with four triples. The team co-captain did his best work at the end of the season and was named UAA Hitter of the Week on Apr. 27, as he closed his senior season with four straight multi-hit games. 


Ossola started 38 games his rookie season and finished third on the team in hitting with a .370 average (16th in UAA).  He also finishes third on the team in runs scored (30), hits (50) and RBI (31).  Ossola posted a .986 fielding percentage.

Patterson Academic All District 

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He earned Second Team All-Presidents' Athletic Conference in 2009 after hitting .378 as the Wolverines' starting second baseman.

In the classroom, Patterson has earned a 3.96 cumulative grade-point average while majoring in molecular biology. He has earned Dean's List distinction along with a spot on the conference's Academic Honor Roll. Additionally, Patterson has received the College's Trustee and Presidential Scholarships and is a member of Grove City's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

He is also chaplain for Grove City's Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter. As a First Team selection, Patterson advances to the national Academic All-America ballot. The CoSIDA Academic All-America team will be announced in May.

Fisher Academic All District 

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Fisher earned First Team All-Presidents' Athletic Conference at second base from the league's head coaches following the season.

She is Grove City's all-time leader with 135 games played. She is a four-year starter at the middle infield positions. In 2008, Fisher set a new single-season program record with 29 runs scored and 36 runs batted in.

Fisher owns a 3.80 cumulative grade-point average while majoring in mathematics/secondary education. She is a Dean's List student and has been named to the PAC Academic Honor Roll. She is a Presidential Scholarship recipient and has been inducted into the Kappa Mu Epsilon math honorary. 

As a First Team selection, Fisher will now advance to the national CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot. She earned Second Team All-District in 2007.

B-W Track 

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Also for the men, junior Kevin Phipps (Pataskla/Watkins Memorial) won the hammer throw at 179'9" and placed third in the discus throw at 166'10." Senior Brett Scarl (North Olmsted) was second to Phipps in the hammer at 170'11" and freshman Mitch Supan (Medina/Walsh Jesuit) was fifth in the discus at 160'6." Senior Steve Price (North Olmsted) finished second in the pole vault at 12'9.50." Sophomore Zach Szablewski (Tiffin/Calvert) and senior Brian Campbell (Berea) placed second and third in the 5,000-meter run with respective times of 15:48.50 and 16:01.97



For the women, junior Kim Chinn (Zanesville/West Muskingum) finished second in the 1,500-meter run at 4:43.98.

The Yellow Jackets are back in action at the Allegheny (Pa.) College Gator Invite in Meadville, Pennsylvania next Friday, May 14.

Media and fans are reminded that Baldwin-Wallace College will host the 2010 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Track and Field Championship Meet in The George Finnie Stadium in Berea, Ohio from May 27-29. For more information, visithttp://www.bw.edu/athletics/10tracknationals/.

B-W/Mount Tennis 

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B-W gained a 2-1 advantage after three highly contested doubles matches. The No.2 team of sophomores Alex Trzeciak (Avon Lake) and Tyler Beaton (Bemus Point, N.Y./ Maple Grove) won, 8-6 and the No.3 duo of freshman Joe Horvath (North Royalton) and sophomore Taylor Long (Ashland/Senior) won, 9-7.


In singles play, sophomore Bobby Irwin (Ashland/Senior) put B-W ahead 3-1 with a 6-4, 6-4 victory at No. 6. Mount Union won at No. 1 and No. 2 with victories by Brian Mogus (Canton South) at No. 2 and a win by Zach Perry (Hudson/Hudson) at No. 1 singles 

to tie the score before B-W moved ahead when senior Andy Redd (Archbold) won 6-1, 2-6 and 6-4 at No. 3. 



The Yellow Jackets then clinched the match as Horvath won 6-3, 4-6 and 5-4 as his opponent retired due to injury at No. 4. With his win, Horvath improves to 23-1 overall this season.



The Jackets and Polar Bears met in the regular season in Ada and ONU won, 6-3. A win on Saturday would give B-W its first berth to the NCAA National Tournament.

Carroll/Mount Softball 

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In the first inning, Samathan Thompson hit a three-run shot after a fielding error and hit batter extended the inning to put the Blue Streaks up 3-0.
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Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy then hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning to make the score 5-0.

The Purple Raiders got on the board in as Meghan Simons (Minerva/Minerva) led off the bottom of the fourth with a home run to bring the score to 5-1.

Mount Union tried to rally in the bottom of the seventh as a Julie Rader (Ashland/Ashland) two-run home run brought the score to 5-3, and the Raiders brought the tying run to the plate but the Blue Streaks shut the door.

Brittany Danilov scattered six hits over 6.1 innings to pick up the win and Thompson got the final two outs for a save as John Carroll advances to play the winner of a game between top-seeded Ohio Northern and No. 4 seed Muskingum.
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Bre Willis (Navarre/Fairless) gave up five runs, but only two earned, over the first 3.2 innings to take the loss for the Raiders, who play the loser of the Ohio Northern/Muskingum game in an elimination game at 5 pm today.
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Interim Vikes AD/Parry 

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During his time at Butler, the University won the Horizon League All Sport trophy four times.  He was instrumental in increasing sponsorship income and fundraising revenue.  Prior to his work at Butler, Parry was director of athletics for Brown University in Providence, R.I.

At Brown, Parry oversaw 30 
varsity teams and helped revitalize the school's crew, track and wrestling programs. A graduate of Brown himself, with a Master's in business administration from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, Parry played varsity football, basketball and lacrosse.   
"President Berkman has a wonderful vision for the University and for CSU's athletics program," Parry said. "I'm looking forward to building on the success that Lee Reed had established." 

Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a 
public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for engaged learning. With an enrollment of more than 16,000 students, 8 colleges and more than 250 academic programs, CSU provides a hands-on learning environment that connects students, ideas and real-world experience.

B-W/Carroll Tennis 

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B-W took a 3-0 lead after three hard-fought doubles matches. The number one duo of junior Caitlyn Pecinovsky (Whitehall/Columbus Bishop Hartley) and freshman Rebecca Mittler (Elyria/Catholic) won, 9-8 with a 7-2 tie-breaker; the No.2 tandem of this week’s OAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, junior Emily Pelosi (Uniontown/Green) and sophomore Jenny Greene (Worthington/Thomas Worthington) won 9-7; and the No. 3 team of last week’s OAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, junior Katy Marshall (Medina/Senior) and senior Andrea Essig (Ashtabula/ Edgewood) won, 9-8 with an 8-6 tie-breaker.

In singles play, B-W won two matches in straight sets to clinch the victory.  Pelosi won 6-0 and 6-0 at No. 4 to improve to a team-best 18-4 overall and Marshall won 6-0 and 6-1 at No. 6 to improve to 18-6.

May 07, 2010 at Mason, Ohio

Baldwin-Wallace 5, John Carroll 0

Singles competition
1. Caitlyn Pecinovksy (BW-W) vs. Maria Ciccolini (JCU) 6-4, unfinished
2. Jenny Greene (BW-W) vs. Anna Navatsyk (JCU) 3-5, unfinished
3. Rebecca Mittler (BW-W) vs. Amy Marchlen (JCU) 6-2, 2-2, unfinished
4. Emily Pelosi (BW-W) def. Ashley Bauer (JCU) 6-0, 6-0
5. Andrea Essig (BW-W) vs. Emily Gorndt (JCU) unfinished
6. Katy Marshall (BW-W) def. Allison Mora (JCU) 6-0, 6-1
Maria Ciccolini
Ciccolini, Pelosi's HS teammate at Green High

Doubles competition
1. Caitlyn Pecinovksy/Rebecca Mittler (BW-W) def. Maria Ciccolini/Anna Navatsyk (JCU) 9-8 (7-2)
2. Jenny Greene/Emily Pelosi (BW-W) def. Amy Marchlen/Ashley Bauer (JCU) 9-7
3. Andrea Essig/Katy Marshall (BW-W) def. Emily Gorndt/Deanna Bouchahine (JCU) 9-8 (8-6)
Deanna Bouchahine
Normandy alumna Deanna Bouchahine