B Page -- Oct. 2, 2010

Battling Bishops 

top Raiders on 

the court

By Lenny Reich

(DELAWARE,OH)-- Mount Union men's tennis team (0-3) fell by a score of 8-1 against Ohio Wesleyan University (1-0) in Delaware, OH.

Picking up the lone win for the Purple Raiders was senior Zach Perry (Hudson/Hudson) who won his match at first singles when his opponent retired after Perry had won the first set 6-4.

The Purple Raiders conclude their fall season with an 0-3 record.


Tennis Match Results
Ohio Wesleyan vs Mount Union
Oct 01, 2010 at Alliance, OH

Ohio Wesleyan 8, Mount Union 1

 Singles competition
1. Zach Perry (MTU) def. John Rissell (OWU) 6-4, 1-0, retired
2. Chris Nixon (OWU) def. Nate Fockler (MTU) 7-5, 6-3
3. Will Thieman (OWU) def. Patrick Yackmack (MTU) 6-0, 6-2
4. Richie Karban (OWU) def. Yasuhiro Anno (MTU) 3-6, 6-4, 10-5
5. Ryan Leslie (OWU) def. Braden Rucinski (MTU) 6-0, 6-0
6. John Russell (OWU) def. Tyler Starcher (MTU) 6-1, 6-0

 Doubles competition
1. Chris Nixon/Will Thieman (OWU) def. Zach Perry/Nate Fockler (MTU) 8-6
2. Richie Karban/John Rissell (OWU) def. Yasuhiro Anno/Patrick Yackmack (MTU) 8-6
3. John Russell/Matt Swaim (OWU) def. Braden Rucinski/Tyler Starcher (MTU) 8-1

Match Notes:
Ohio Wesleyan 1-0
Mount Union 0-3
T-3.5 hrs 

B-W Soccer

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The Yellow Jackets opened the scoring at the 3:41 mark of the first half when junior midfielder Andrew Thompson (Huron) scored from 30 yards out when his shot hit the post and went into the goal.  The score remained 1-0 at halftime.

Early in the second half, BW increased its lead to 2-0 at the 49-minute mark when sophomore midfielder Pat Brennan (Akron/ Walsh Jesuit) scored from six yards out via an assist from senior forward Tyler Leister (Stow/ Stow-Munroe Falls). B-W scored its final goal at 89:40 when senior MF Jeff Bonezzi (Medina/ Senior) tallied on a shot that hit the post and then the goalie and then went into the net.

The Yellow Jackets outshot the Pioneers, 18-10, but Marietta cornered B-W, 9-4.

In net, B-W sophomore Ryan Hulings (Centerville) played all 90 minutes and made two saves.

Following its match at Capital next Tuesday, B-W travels to Westerville on Oct. 9 for an OAC doubleheader at Otterbein University with the women playing at 1:00 p.m. and the men kicking off at 3:30 p.m.

Hiram Football

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CMU took the first lead of the game on a one-yard touchdown run by Justin Pratt at the 7:55 minute mark of the opening quarter for a 7-0 advantage.  Hiram answered by scoring on its first possession of the game going 70 yards in 12 plays and ended with a two-yard TD scamper by junior running back Rodney Jacobs (St. Petersburg, Fla./Seminole) with 3:06 left to play in the period.  The Tartans quickly regained the lead on its ensuing possession going 71 yards in three plays, capped by a 22-yard TD run by Jake Nardone giving CMU a 14-7 lead after the first quarter.

In the second quarter, Hiram cut into the deficit with a 27-yard field goal by sophomore Luke Russo (Strongsville/Bedford Chanel) to make the score 14-10.  CMU got some breathing room with another score. This time on a three-yard TD run by Patrick Blanks at the 10:52 mark to extend the margin to 21-10.  The Terriers answered again with Campbell’s first TD reception of the game on an 83-yard pass play from sophomore quarterback Brendan Rehor (Bay Village/Bay) to narrow the gap back to four points at 21-17.  The 83-yard Rehor to Campbell hookup also tied the Hiram record for longest pass play in a game.  But the Tartans would score the final points of the half on a three-yard TD run by Pratt, his second of the game, to lead 28-17 at the break.

Pratt found the endzone for the third time in the game to start the scoring in the third quarter from seven yards out to push the lead to 35-17.  Hiram scored on two occassions in the quarter on a pair of pass plays beginning with a 16-yard TD completion from Campbell to senior wideout Luke Lewis (Fremont/St. Joseph) and a six-yard TD catch from Rehor to Campbell.  But CMU would also score two more times, including another TD run by Pratt, to give the Tartans a 48-31 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

CMU scored the only points in the fourth quarter thanks to a pair of TDs, one rushing and one passing, as the Tartans cruised to a 62-31 victory.

The Tartans finished the game with three 100-yard rushers led by Pratt who had a game-high 146 yards in 16 attempts and four TD.  Nardone was second with 128 yards and a TD and Jared Delello rushed for 101 yards and a score.  Quarterback Rob Kalkstein threw just seven passes, completing six, for 80 yards with a TD and an interception.  Alexander Lum led the CMU receivers with two catches for 47 yards.  Defensively, Owen Parker led the team with 11 tackles and was followed by Nick Karabin with 10 stops and an interception.

Hiram was led by Campbell’s record-setting 220 receiving yards and two scores.  He would also throw a TD pass for three total scores on the day.  Rehor completed 24-of-36 passes for 280 yards and two TD, but had three interceptions.  Freshman running back Caleb Jones (Lake Placid, Fla./Lake Placid) led Hiram with 78 yards on the ground in 14 rushes.  On defense, junior linebacker Oliver Dickerhoof (Alliance/Central Catholic) and senior linebacker Stefhen Offutt (Twinsburg) each had a game-high 12 tackles.  Freshman defensive back Chase Laudato (Brunswick) also added 10 tackles.

Hiram will stay on the road next week and travel to Springfield for a scheduled non-conference game against Wittenberg University on Saturday, Oct. 9.  Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

No. 16 Gators Bite Yeowomen
Story Reported by Mike Mancini
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10/2/2010 6:07:54 PM
Box Score

Meadville, Pa. –
 The Oberlin College women’s soccer team traveled out to Allegheny College for their North Coast Athletic Conference opener on Saturday, but the nationally ranked Gators lived up to their No. 16 billing as they defeated the Yeowomen by 6-0 count.

Oberlin mustered just three shots in the contest, compared to 20 for the victors. The Gators also had a 7-0 edge in corner kicks. 

Allegheny scored four times in the first half and never looked back. 

Oberlin will look to bounce back when it plays host to Muskingum on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. 



Soccer Team 

Ties Marietta, 

2-2 in overtime, in Marietta

BEREA, OHIO – The Baldwin-Wallace College women’s soccer team tied Ohio Athletic Conference rivalMarietta College, 2-2 in overtime, today (Saturday, October 2, 2010) in the season-opening OAC match for both teams in Marietta.  This was the nightcap of a men’s and then women’s doubleheader. The men beat Marietta, 3-0.

With its tie, B-W is now 5-5-2 overall and 0-0-1 in the OAC, and next plays on Wednesday, Oct. 6 when it hosts OAC-rival Capital University in The George Finnie Stadium at 7:00 p.m. With its tie, Marietta is now 2-8-2 overall and 0-0-1 in the OAC.

Parma alumna Heather Keller

The Pioneers opened the scoring at the 5:31 mark of the first half when sophomore midfielder Erin Panczyk scored off a deflection and a one-touch via an assist from junior defender Danielle Staub.  The Yellow Jackets then tied the match when freshman MF Heather Keller (Parma/ Senior) scored from 15 yards out on a through ball via an assist from senior forward Vickie Dreiling (Boardman/ Youngstown Cardinal Mooney). The goal was Keller’s fifth of the season and the assist was Dreiling’s first of 2010.  The game remained tied, 1-1, at halftime.

Lake Catholic alumna Bucky Gammiere

In the second half, B-W took a 2-1 lead when freshman forward Bucky Gammiere (Mentor) scored her team-leading seventh goal of the season via a rare double-assist from sophmore forward Angie Wigton (Worthington/ Christian) and Keller.  Wigton’s assist was her team-leading third. Marietta then tied the game for the final time at 2-2 when junior MF Cara Nuss chipped one in from 22 yards after a pass and assist from junior MF Tessa Harlow. The game remained tied, 2-2, at the end of the second half and moved to overtime.

Neither team scored in the two 10-minute overtimes and there were eight total shots.

The Yellow Jackets outshot the Pioneers, 24-16, including 5-3 in the two overtimes, and cornered Marietta, 5-4.

In net, B-W senior Caitlin Sutter (Toledo/ Slyvania Southview) played all 110 minutes, allowed two goals and made four saves.

Following its match with Capital at home next Wednesday, B-W travels to Westerville on Oct. 9 for an OAC doubleheader at Otterbein University with the women playing at 1:00 p.m. and the men kicking off at 3:30 p.m.
Oberlin Officially Adds Six to Athletics Hall of Fame
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Oberlin, Ohio – On Friday evening the Oberlin College athletics department enshrined six new members into its Heisman Hall of Fame. 

The six newest members to the club are Robert Burnham ’53, Randy Miller ’70, Al Wellington ’70, Kyran Cook ’74, Alice Hauschka ’91 and Bethany Pribilia ’97. 

Bob Burnham ’53 – Football, Basketball, Track 

A three-sport athlete, Robert Burnham competed in football, basketball and track during his years at Oberlin. He earned four letters in both football and basketball, and three in track. 

Burnham served as captain of both the football and basketball teams. On the gridiron he was tabbed a second-team all-conference selection and was a member of the all-star team. During his freshman and junior campaigns, Burnham was the leading rusher for the Yeomen. Furthermore, he was ranked as one of the top 35 running backs in the Midwest according to Stanley Woodward’s football publication in 1951. 

Burnham also served as the freshman class president and on the men’s board during his time at Oberlin. He was active in the YMCA and was a member of the debate club.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in political science, Burnham earned a LLB and an MBA from Harvard. He later became a lawyer, investment banker, and business executive. Burnham has worked as a CEO for various companies including Iron Mountain, Inc., SHC Inc., Nortec and the College Video Group Corporation. He has produced numerous videos including Oberlin Through the Years and 100 Years of Oberlin Football. Burnham is also involved in the Delaware Coalition of Christians and Jews, the Wilmington YMCA Fundraiser, and the Wilmington Economic Development Corporation.

Randy Miller 70 – Basketball, Soccer, Track 

Randy Miller helped lead one of the best men’s basketball teams in Oberlin history during his career. A talented athlete, he also earned varsity letters in soccer and track.

Miller played basketball for all four years at Oberlin and was a starter from his sophomore year on. During his senior year, he co-captained the Yeomen to an Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Championship with fellow hall of fame inductee, Al Wellington. During that season, the team went 16-6, the best Oberlin basketball record of the decade and one of the best in school history. Individually, Miller averaged a solid 13.8 points per game. Despite a weakness in free-throw shooting, he went 13-for-14 in the OAC championship game.

Off the court, Miller majored in English literature and hosted a traditional folk music program on WOBC, the college radio station. Prior to the establishment of the women’s varsity basketball program, Miller was chosen in his senior year to coach in Oberlin’s annual women’s all-star basketball game. 

Miller is now self-employed as a graphic artist, musician, and music book publisher. He co-founded Fiddlecase Books in 1973 and became the sole owner in 1985. Fiddlecase has published several books, including the most recent New England Fiddler’s Repertoire in 2008. He also coaches soccer and basketball at the local middle school and high school in Alstead, New Hampshire.

Al Wellington 70 – Basketball, Lacrosse 

Al Wellington
Al Wellington was a standout in two sports during his time at Oberlin, earning three varsity letters in basketball and in lacrosse.

During his freshmen year, Wellington and his teammate Randy Miller signed and sealed a written pledge that said, “ We solemnly pledge to work hard to improve our skills and conditioning and win the Ohio Athletic Conference Championship in basketball before we graduate from Oberlin.” Wellington was named co-captain for his junior and senior campaigns. Sticking with the original pledge, the team’s hard work paid off as he and his Yeomen teammates in 1970 won the OAC Tournament Championship defeating Wittenberg 65-58. The team’s achievement is still highly regarded as one of the greatest moments in Oberlin athletics history. That year, he averaged an impressive 18 points per game, and during the 4-game championship series, he raised his average to 23 points per game, making 41of 69 shot attempts. 

Success also followed Wellington to the lacrosse field where he was second on the team in scoring and was named to the All-Midwest Second Team during his senior season.

After earning his bachelor’s degree in sociology, he was hired by the College as an Assistant Director of Admissions, responsible for minority recruitment. In 1972, he ran for office as an at-large city councilman for Oberlin and won. At 23, he was the youngest elected official in Ohio.

In 1975, Wellington earned a master’s degree in marketing from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1978, he founded The Wellington Group, which became a dynamic force in the African-American consumer marketing industry. 

Kryan “Casey” Cook ’74 – Diving 

A four-time letter-winner, Kyran “Casey” Cook was an elite diver from 1970-1974. 

A five-time conference champion and 1974 All-American, Cook’s school records stood for over 10 years. When he was not jumping off the diving boards, he helped in South Hall and also worked at the bowling alley. 

After earning a degree in economics from Oberlin, he returned to school in the 1990s and earned a master’s degree in urban planning from the University of Iowa. 

Cook put his advanced degree to good use, serving on the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission for six years. He used his expertise in real estate to start his own appraisal firm 20 years ago and launched a self-storage company in 2001. 

In addition to his work as an entrepreneur, he is currently the president of the Johnson City Community Foundation, which was established 10 years ago and is a major local force in bringing donors together with local agencies. Last year his agency raised over $130,000 for local businesses. In 1993 he co-founded the Friends of the Iowa River Scenic Trail system which has led to an extensive multi-purpose trail system that serves the entire county. 

Alice Hauschka ’91 – Soccer 

Alice Hauschka excelled on the soccer pitch from 1987-1990, winning four varsity letters and other awards for her prowess on the field.

During her career as a Yeowoman, Hauschka earned All-NCAC first-team and second-team recognition. An All-Ohio first-team and All-Mideast region selection, she helped lead the team to a school-record 10 wins during her junior year. In that record-setting season she scored nine goals and dished out seven assists, totaling 25 points in 18 games played. Furthermore, she was a co-captain and was named most valuable player for both her junior and senior seasons. 

In 1991, Hauschka completed her bachelor’s degree in philosophy. After graduation, she attended Pacific Oaks College and earned a teaching certification in 1994. In 2003, Hauschka graduated from the University of Washington with a master’s in education with a focus on outdoor education. Her master’s thesis was entitled Schoolyard Restoration Projects: Developing the Concerned Action of Environmental Stewardship.

Hauschka has been a fifth and sixth grade teacher the past 12 years and currently teaches at The Little School in the Bellevue School District of Seattle, Washington. She continues to be involved with soccer as a coach and member of the Capitol Hill Soccer Association. 

Bethany Pribilia ’97
 – Tennis

Bethany Pribila is one of the best tennis players who ever wore an Oberlin uniform. A four-year letter-winner, Pribila won a total of 104 matches with 59 of those wins coming in singles play. 

Pribila earned many awards for her performance on the tennis court. She was named first-team All-NCAC in every season during her career as a Yeowoman. In addition, Pribila was given the Honda Scholar-Athlete award and was placed on the prestigious NCAC All-Decade team. 

After earning her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and psychology, Pribila went on to earn a master of science in nutrition from Purdue University and a juris doctorate from the University of Colorado School of Law.

Currently, Pribila is an associate at the energy law boutique firm Miller, Balis & O’Neil, P.C., in Washington, D.C., which is an. Prior to her current position, Pribila worked as a law clerk to the presiding judge in Fairbanks, Alaska. She was also an associate at a law firm in Anchorage, Alaska.

Pribila continues to play tennis while also participating in triathlons and marathons. In 2006, she ran in the Boston Marathon. In 2009, she ran her personal-best time of 3:33:03 at the Chicago Marathon. She also enjoys hiking and camping.
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