A Page -- Oct. 20, 2011

Chardon's Erin Hollinger named Pre-season All American

CLEVELAND (U District) – The official start of basketball season is less than a month away, and the accolades are already beginning to roll in for Case Western Reserve University senior forward Erin Hollinger (Chardon, Ohio/Chardon). The three-time Academic All-American has been named to the D3Hoops.com Preseason All-American Team.


Hollinger, an honorable-mention pick by D3Hoops.com, led the University Athletic Association at 16.8 points per game and 46 blocked shots en route to being named a national finalist for the Jostens Trophy (Division III Player of the Year). She was also tabbed first-team All-UAA, second-team D3Hoops.com All-North Region and second-team Capital One Academic All-America, marking the third time in her career she received the academic honor – twice for basketball, once in track & field.

Also the CWRU Glenn and Peggy Nicholls Female Athlete of the Year, Hollinger enters her senior campaign in seventh place on the CWRU all-time scoring list with 1,093 points.

The Spartans play an exhibition game on Monday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Cleveland State University before officially opening the season on Tuesday, Nov. 15 on the road versus Washington & Jefferson College (Pa.) at 7 p.m.

Solon Football Back to Stewart Field to Finish Regular Season

By Jim McQuaide, Jr.

Friday night the Solon Comets will begin a two-game home stand to finish out the regular season. The first of two games will see the Brunswick Blue Devils visiting Stewart  Field. The Blue Devils come off a win  against Valley Division rival Strongsville, 31-14.

Solon defeated Twinsburg last week in overtime to capture its seventh win of the year, in eight attempts.

Brunswick Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:25 on Friday night as the Solon administration and education staff honors its senior gridiron S/A’s before the game.


GAME PREVIEW


Week Nine brings the Brunswick Blue Devils to Solon’s Stewart Field for the second last game of the 2011 regular season.

This is an NOC Valley Division Matchup. Since the two teams have faced each other in league play, which started in 2007, the series stands at two wins each.

Last week’s game against Twinsburg turned into an instant classic. The Tigers took a 14-0 lead into halftime and then Solon took over in the second half to put the game in overtime, setting up the win.

  
Hicks (L), Kramer (R)
Two touchdown receptions by Cory Stuart tied the game at 14 in the fourth. Twinsburg answered to make the score 21-14 and on the last play of the game, quarterback Patrick Kramer found Darian Hicks in the end zone. Alex Knight’s extra point tied the game at 21 and sent the Comets and Tigers into overtime. 
  
Knight (L), Stuart (R)

Nick Davidson, from 20 yards out, scored the game winning touchdown and Solon went on to defeat Twinsburg, 27-21.

A LOOK AT THE NOC

After three games of conference divisional play, each of the three football divisions in the Northeast Ohio Conference has a front runner. Mentor leads the Valley Division with an overall undefeated record. In the River Division, Hudson leads with a 3-0 record against River opponents and an overall record of 7-1. Finally, in the Lake Division, Brush has a 3-0 record against Lake teams and an overall record of 3-5.

Parma and Garfield Heights follow up with a 2-1 record in Lake Division play. last week at Twinsburg will be another start to a long set of winning streaks.

In the River Division, North Royalton, Elyria, and Mayfield are all knocking at the door to take over that division; each having a 2-1 record. Twinsburg and  year with five straight wins and will look to make a mark on the Valley Division at Solon on Friday. 

Solon are right behind Mentor in the Valley Division with 2-1 records.

BRUNSWICK COMES CALLING


Friday night will be the sixth all-time football matchup between Solon and Brunswick. The Blue Devils enter the ninth week of the season with a 6-2 record and have lost to Solon each of the last two years. Brunswick started the

The Blue Devils, and second year coach Luke Beal, are much improved after finishing 5-5 last year. Wins this year have come against Padua, Euclid, Parma, Hudson, Garfield Heights, and Strongsville. The Comets hope that their overtime win

“Every week you must come ready to play,” said Solon Head Coach Jim McQuaide. “We know Brunswick will be ready on Friday night when they come to our place and we need to be ready to do our part and get an eighth win.”

 OHSAA Releases Weekly Football Computer Ratings

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings Tuesday, Oct. 18. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report released on Sunday, Oct. 30. The top eight teams in each region qualify for the regional quarterfinals.

 

Ratings are listed by division and region with record and average points. Log on to the football page at OHSAA.org for an explanation of how the ratings are calculated. Listed below are the top 12 teams in each region. The complete report showing all teams is posted at: http://www.ohsaa.org/sports/ft/boys/Rankings.pdf

 

October 18, 2011, OHSAA Football Computer Ratings

 

Division I

Region 1 - 1. Mentor (8-0) 26.7, 2. St. Ignatius (7-1) 21.6089, 3. Solon (7-1) 18.3, 4. Cleveland Heights (7-0) 18.1862, 5. Willoughby South (6-2) 17.075, 6. St. Edward (6-2) 15.4294, 7. Boardman (6-2) 15.2721, 8. John F. Kennedy (7-1) 15.0676, 9. North (6-2) 11.675, 10. Mayfield (4-4) 10.55, 11. Parma (4-4) 10.0375, 12. Brecksville-Broadview Hts. (4-4) 9.6375

 

Region 2 - 1. GlenOak (7-1) 23.175, 2. Southview (7-1) 21.7125, 3. Whitmer (8-0) 21.709, 4. Hudson (7-1) 17.625, 5. Wadsworth (7-1) 17.2875, 6. Massillon (7-1) 17.1398, 7. Jackson (5-3) 16.675, 8. Findlay (7-1) 16.6375, 9. Canton McKinley (6-2) 16.0032, 10. North Ridgeville (7-1) 15.6125, 11. Brunswick (6-2) 15.475, 12. Avon Lake (6-2) 14.675

 

Region 3 - 1. Troy (6-2) 20.2375, 2. Westerville Central (7-1) 18.825, 3. Hilliard Davidson (7-0) 17.9127, 4. Dublin Coffman (7-1) 16.9167, 5. Upper Arlington (7-1) 16.8375, 6. Pickerington Central (5-2) 15.8968, 7. Pickerington North (6-2) 15.0076, 8. Gahanna Lincoln (6-2) 14.375, 9. Lewis Center Olentangy Orange (6-2) 13.25, 10. Westerville South (5-3) 13.05, 11. Reynoldsburg (6-2) 12.0875, 12. Lewis Center Olentangy (4-4) 11.75.

 

Region 4 - 1.  Moeller (7-1) 23.1793, 2. Cin. Colerain (7-1) 21.9732, 3. Middletown (7-1) 21.5875, 4. St. Xavier (6-2) 20.9141, 5. Sycamore (7-1) 18.4, 6. LaSalle (6-2) 16.15, 7. Mason (6-2) 16.1, 8. Cin. Walnut Hills (6-2) 15.8, 9. Princeton (6-2) 14.5875, 10. Centerville (5-3) 12.463, 11. Lebanon (5-3) 11.9625, 12. Loveland (3-5) 10.7625

 

Division II

Region 5 - 1. Walsh Jesuit (6-1) 18.6573, 2. Warren Howland (8-0) 17.0057, 3. New Philadelphia (6-2) 16.4242, 4. Aurora (7-1) 16.2, 5. Madison (6-2) 16.1, 6. Canfield (6-2) 15.8875, 7. Tallmadge (6-2) 14.75, 8. Roosevelt (7-1) 14.5375, 9. West Geauga (6-2) 14.1625, 10. Copley (5-3) 13.575, 11. Louisville (4-4) 10.2633, 12. Kenston (5-3) 10.2375

 

Region 6 - 1. Avon (8-0) 21.1, 2. Tol. Central Cath. (6-2) 17.8, 3. Maple Hts. (7-0) 16.8226, 4. Medina Highland (6-2) 15.65, 5. Olmsted Falls (6-2) 14.625, 6. Sandusky (7-1) 13.6375, 7. Fremont Ross (5-3) 13.5, 8. Tiffin Columbian (7-1) 13.0, 9. Maumee (6-2) 12.5625, 10. Perrysburg (5-3) 12.1625, 11. Midview (7-1) 11.65, 12. Mansfield Madison Comp. (6-2) 10.4

 

Region 7 - 1. Cols. Marion-Franklin (8-0) 20.85, 2. Sunbury Big Walnut (6-2) 18.025, 3. New Albany (6-2) 17.8504, 4. Dresden Tri-Valley (7-1) 16.2625, 5. Cols. Beechcroft (7-1) 14.0694, 6. New Carlisle Tecumseh (5-3) 12.7625, 7. Ashville Teays Valley  (4-4) 10.525, 8. Bellbrook (4-4) 10.5125, 9. Cols. Mifflin (7-1) 9.9625, 10. Zanesville (5-3) 9.7386, 11. Ashland (4-4) 9.7, 12. Cols. Brookhaven (6-2) 8.6465

 

Region 8 - 1. Trotwood-Madison (8-0) 24.9375, 2. Kings Mills Kings (8-0) 21.9125, 3. Tipp City Tippecanoe (8-0) 17.175, 4. Wapakoneta (8-0) 16.775, 5. Franklin (7-1) 16.675, 6. Cin. Turpin (6-2) 16.275, 7. Hamilton Ross (7-1) 13.7125, 8. Vandalia Butler (6-2) 13.6875, 9. Cin. Anderson (4-4) 12.225, 10. Cin. Northwest (5-3) 11.5125, 11. Harrison (5-3) 10.2125, 12. Cin. Mount Healthy (6-2) 9.775

 

Division III

Region 9 - 1. Chagrin Falls (8-0) 21.05, 2. Lake Cath. (7-1) 19.273, 3. University School (7-1) 17.825, 4. St. Vincent-St Mary (7-1) 16.0683, 5. Ravenna (7-1) 15.675, 6. Benedictine (6-2) 15.1881, 7. Ravenna Southeast (8-0) 13.45, 8. Cuyahoga Valley Christian Acad. (6-2) 12.525, 9. Jefferson Area (6-2) 11.925, 10. Firelands (8-0) 10.6, 11. Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin (5-3) 10.5875, 12.  John Hay (5-3) 9.7986

 

Region 10 - 1. Cols. Eastmoor Acad. (7-1) 14.952, 2. Clyde (6-2) 14.0125, 3. Bellevue (6-2) 13.925, 4. Elida (5-3) 12.575, 5. Cols. St. Francis DeSales (4-3) 12.5401, 6. Port Clinton (5-3) 10.2, 7. Caledonia River Valley (5-3) 9.625, 8. Urbana (6-2) 9.4, 9. Cols. Independence (5-3) 8.7, 10. Bryan (6-2) 8.6125, 11. Napoleon (3-5) 8.0, 12. Cols. Bishop Watterson (3-5) 7.727

 

Region 11 - 1. Steubenville (8-0) 21.625, 2. Youngstown Cardinal Mooney (5-2) 19.8342, 3. Dover (7-1) 19.775, 4. Minerva (8-0) 19.425, 5. Thornville Sheridan (8-0) 15.6625, 6. Canal Fulton Northwest (6-2) 14.5556, 7. Poland Seminary (5-3) 14.3875, 8. Wintersville Indian Creek (6-2) 13.0251, 9. Alliance Marlington (6-2) 12.5875, 10. Granville (7-1) 12.5, 11. Uhrichsville Claymont (6-2) 11.1375, 12. Newark Licking Valley (5-3) 10.75

 

Region 12 - 1. Springfield Shawnee (8-0) 20.0625, 2. Plain City Jonathan Alder (8-0) 18.7375, 3. Day. Thurgood Marshall (7-1) 18.3151, 4. Circleville Logan Elm (8-0) 17.9, 5. The Plains Athens (8-0) 17.8813, 6. Kettering Archbishop Alter (8-0) 16.8, 7. Jackson (8-0) 13.6364, 8. New Richmond (6-2) 13.3875, 9. Cin. Indian Hill (5-3) 12.425, 10. Springfield Kenton Ridge (7-1) 10.5, 11. Eaton (6-2) 10.225, 12. Cin. Taft (5-3) 9.8482

 

Division IV

Region 13 - 1. Girard (7-1) 16.9, 2. Creston Norwayne (8-0) 14.4, 3. Orrville (5-3) 14.2875, 4. Sullivan Black River (7-1) 13.6, 5. Brookfield (7-1) 11.9053, 6. Canton Central Cath. (7-1) 11.8763, 7. Leavittsburg LaBrae (5-3) 11.65, 8. Akron Manchester (5-3) 9.9, 9. Cle. Central Cath. (5-3) 9.8087, 10. Streetsboro (5-3) 9.775, 11. Beachwood (6-2) 8.3, 12. Garrettsville Garfield (5-3) 7.9875

 

Region 14 - 1. Kenton (8-0) 18.25, 2. Pemberville Eastwood (8-0) 17.75, 3. Genoa Area (8-0) 17.1125, 4. Cols. Bishop Hartley (7-0) 17.0635, 5. Ottawa-Glandorf (6-2) 13.4, 6. Richwood North Union (7-1) 13.3375, 7. Huron (7-1) 12.8625, 8. Wellington (5-3) 11.45, 9. Ontario (7-1) 10.125, 10. Galion (7-1) 8.3125, 11. Oak Harbor (4-4) 8.225, 12. Bellville Clear Fork (3-5) 7.5125

 

Region 15 - 1. St. Clairsville (8-0) 19.6531, 2. Johnstown-Monroe (8-0) 17.4125, 3. Coshocton (7-1) 16.6143, 4. Amanda-Clearcreek (6-2) 13.233, 5. Chesapeake (6-2) 11.4198, 6. Ironton (4-4) 11.3649, 7. Martins Ferry (6-2) 10.625, 8. Pomeroy Meigs (5-3) 8.6976, 9. Gnadenhutten Indian Valley (5-3) 8.5875, 10. Wellston (4-4) 8.075, 11. Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley (4-4) 7.375, 12. Minford (4-4) 5.7375

 

Region 16 - 1. Waynesville (8-0) 17.1125, 2. Cin. Madeira (8-0) 16.1875, 3. Day. Chaminade Julienne (6-2) 14.3706, 4. West Milton Milton-Union (7-1) 13.55, 5. Cin. Hills Christian Acad. (6-2) 12.673, 6. Cin. North College Hill (6-2) 11.6629, 7. Clarksville Clinton-Massie (6-2) 11.5375, 8. Williamsport Westfall (6-2) 11.3125, 9. Brookville (6-2) 11.0125, 10. Lees Creek East Clinton (6-2) 10.5875, 11. Cin. Finneytown (5-3) 9.2652, 12. Hamilton Badin (5-3) 7.8625

 

Division V

Region 17 - 1. Kirtland (8-0) 17.125, 2. Woodsfield Monroe Central (7-1) 15.5347, 3. Columbiana Crestview (7-1) 11.8875, 4. Campbell Memorial (6-2) 11.2875, 5. Columbiana (7-1) 11.25, 6. Salineville Southern (7-1) 10.3875, 7. Sugarcreek Garaway (6-2) 10.2625, 8. Barnesville (7-1) 9.8876, 9. New Middletown Springfield (6-2) 9.5, 10.  St. Thomas Aquinas (5-3) 9.0991, 11. Cuyahoga Hts. (7-1) 8.85, 12. Rootstown (5-3) 7.4875

 

Region 18 - 1. Bascom Hopewell-Loudon (8-0) 17.8125, 2. Liberty Center (8-0) 17.4, 3. Lima Central Cath. (8-0) 16.75, 4. Northwood (7-1) 12.4625, 5. Findlay Liberty-Benton (8-0) 12.25, 6. Hamler Patrick Henry (6-2) 10.3375, 7. Spencerville (6-2) 9.975, 8. Hicksville (6-2) 9.3, 9. Carey (6-2) 9.185, 10. Archbold (6-2) 8.3625, 11. Bluffton (4-4) 7.4875, 12. Defiance Tinora (6-2) 7.4625

 

Region 19 - 1. Bucyrus Wynford (8-0) 16.75, 2. Nelsonville-York (8-0) 15.2841, 3. Lucasville Valley (8-0) 14.6035, 4. Grandview Hts. (8-0) 12.2125, 5. Portsmouth West (7-1) 12.125, 6. Jeromesville Hillsdale (8-0) 12.1, 7. Ashland Crestview (8-0) 11.775, 8. West Lafayette Ridgewood (6-2) 11.55, 9. Wheelersburg (7-1) 10.6625, 10. Smithville (6-2) 9.9, 11. Gahanna Cols. Acad. (5-3) 9.8182, 12. Centerburg (6-2) 9.5152

 

Region 20 - 1. Marion Pleasant (8-0) 16.25, 2. West Liberty-Salem (8-0) 14.975, 3. Frankfort Adena (8-0) 14.7875, 4. Coldwater (6-2) 12.675, 5. Covington (8-0) 11.6, 6. West Jefferson (7-1) 10.375, 7. Casstown Miami East (5-3) 8.7, 8. North Lewisburg Triad (6-2) 8.5875, 9. Versailles (6-2) 8.475, 10. Miamisburg Day. Christian (7-1) 8.3865, 11. Cin. Summit Country Day (5-3) 8.0778, 12. Milford Center Fairbanks (5-3) 7.75

 

Division VI

Region 21 - 1. Berlin Center Western Reserve (8-0) 12.8375, 2. Youngstown Christian (7-1) 11.4162, 3. Shadyside (5-3) 10.6711, 4. Malvern (7-1) 10.55, 5. Mogadore (6-2) 10.4875, 6. Thompson Ledgemont (8-0) 10.475, 7. Warren John F. Kennedy (5-3) 7.8406, 8. Strasburg-Franklin (5-3) 7.375, 9. Villa Angela-St. Joseph (5-3) 7.161, 10. Toronto (5-3) 6.2784, 11. Wellsville (3-5) 5.9125, 12. Mineral Ridge (4-4) 5.6875

 

Region 22 - 1. Tiffin Calvert (7-1) 12.7835, 2. Leipsic (7-1) 9.975, 3. Delphos St. John's (5-3) 9.8125, 4. Edgerton (7-1) 9.5875, 5. McComb (6-2) 8.8375, 6. Tol. Ottawa Hills (6-2) 7.536, 7. Convoy Crestview (4-4) 7.1, 8. Edon (5-3) 7.036, 9. Arcadia (5-3) 6.9625, 10. Norwalk St. Paul (5-3) 6.4, 11. Arlington (4-4) 4.675, 12. Sandusky St. Mary Central Cath. (3-5) 4.4

 

Region 23 - 1. Danville (5-3) 9.5082, 2. Beallsville (6-2) 9.3927, 3. Zanesville Bishop Rosecrans (5-3) 9.0777, 4. Willow Wood Symmes Valley (7-1) 9.025, 5. Portsmouth Notre Dame (7-1) 8.8441, 6. New Washington Buckeye Central (6-2) 8.675, 7. Glouster Trimble (5-2) 7.9085, 8. Hannibal River (4-4) 7.7336, 9. Newark Catholic (4-4) 7.45, 10. Crown City South Gallia (6-2) 7.3929, 11. Portsmouth Sciotoville (5-3) 7.2875, 12. Waterford (5-3) 5.9745

 

Region 24 - 1. Maria Stein Marion Local (7-1) 12.9439, 2. Fort Loramie (7-1) 11.7875, 3. Springfield Cath. Central (6-2) 10.4375, 4. Ada (7-1) 9.825, 5. Lewisburg Tri-County North (6-2) 9.5625, 6. Lockland (6-2) 7.834, 7. Ansonia (6-2) 7.3125, 8. Minster (5-3) 7.2375, 9. Cin. Country Day (5-3) 6.6862, 10. Waynesfield-Goshen (5-3) 6.0, 11. S. Charleston Southeastern Local (4-4) 5.75, 12. Arcanum (4-4) 5.225

Strongsville native Brian Donnelly (11)

CLEVELAND STATE SOCCER HOME FOR TWO MATCHES THIS WEEK

SETTING THE SCENE: The Vikings, now alone in first place atop the Horizon League standings after a road win over UIC on Friday (Oct. 14), return home for a pair of matches this week. First up is a non-league contest with IUPUI at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 19). Cleveland State will then resume league play when Green Bay visits Krenzler Field at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 22). The Vikings will be looking to continue their four-match winning streak while IUPUI is trying to get back in the win column after a 1-0 overtime loss to Western Illinois last weekend. The Jaguars have struggled to score all season, finding the back of the net just nine times in 13 matches this season. Green Bay has a non-league game on Wednesday (Oct. 19) against Wisconsin, but they'll come to Krenzler Field with a 2-2 record in the league and will be presented with an opportunity to pull within a point of Cleveland State with a win

REVIEWING LAST WEEK: Cleveland State only had one match last week, but it was a big one. UIC had an opportunity to cause a four-way tie for first place in the Horizon League, but the Vikings escaped to stand alone. Below is a quick recap of the match: 

Match 13: Cleveland State 2, UIC 1 (Oct. 14, Chicago, Ill.)

Aaron Adkins scored his team-best sixth goal in the 16th minute of the match to give CSU a 1-0 lead. Early in the second half, Admir Suljevic tied Adkins with his sixth goal of the year. The Flames cut the deficit in half with a goal in the  62nd minute, but Brad Stuver turned away shot after shot, ending the game with 11 saves to help Cleveland State move into first place.

2011 SEASON PREVIEW: When looking at the Vikings 2011 roster, you’ll notice a lot of familiar names. The 2010 team finished 9-10-1, but expectations are high this season with nine of the team’s top 10 scorers returning from last season. Junior Brad Stuver (6-5-1, 54 saves) is arguably the best goalkeeper in the league. He was named Horizon League 'Goalkeeper of the Year' last season when he had three shutouts and 87 saves - 14 more than the second place finisher. An experienced backline is led by senior Brian Donnelly who has started nine of 13 matches this season, as has sophomore defenseman Cameron Eisses. Sophomore Zach Ellis-Hayden (one goal, two assists) has started all 13 games in the back, and the defense has received major contributions from Al James and Justin Mancine, both of whom have started 10 matches. Sophomore Justin Cree (five starts), junior John Gulden (two starts) and senior Chris Koy (two starts, one assist) have added experience and depth. Seniors Manuel Conde (two assists) and John Wargo, first and second on the 2010 team in points, will lead the charge in the middle. Wargo has battled injuries and only appeared in three games, but when healthy that duo teams with Aslinn Rodas (one goal, three assists) to make up the trio that combined for 51 starts and 27 points (nine goals, nine assists) last season. In Wargo's absence, freshman Mike Derezic (one goal) has started the first 11 games of his college career and the coaches are high on the rookie. The Vikings forwards have scored 15 goals in the 2011 season, with Admir Suljevic and Aaron Adkins each scoring a team-best six goals in addition to Jordan Hart (twice) and Cazz Warren finding the back of the net. Adkins and Suljevic, tied for fourth in the league in goals, are the most well known of the bunch but Caleb Eastham (four starts) and Hart (eight starts) are also very experienced for sophomores at the forward spot for the Vikings.

GOING STREAKING: With four consecutive wins, the Vikings are one win shy of tying the longest winning streak under head coach Ali Kazemaini. During the 2008 season, the Vikings went through a stretch from Oct. 5 - Oct. 17 in which they won five consecutive matches. The program has a four-match unbeaten streak under the eye of coach Kazemaini in 2009, but this is only the second time under Kazemaini they've won four consecutive matches since he took over in 2006.

RPI RANKINGS: Despite leading the league with 10 points, the Vikings are third in the Horizon League when it comes to the initial RPI rankings released by the NCAA on Oct. 18. UIC tops the group at 44th, while Wright State is 79th. The Vikings came in at 103rd, one spot ahead of Saturday's opponent, Green Bay. Milwaukee is 131st, nine spots ahead of 140th Butler. Valparaiso is 156th, while Loyola and Detroit round out the league at 177th and 178th, respectively.

TWO IN A ROW: After not having a player receive the award through the first six weeks of the season, the Vikings have had a player earn the Horizon League 'Player of the Week' award each of the last two weeks. Aaron Adkins was named the winner on Oct. 10 after he scored a hat trick against Loyola on Oct. 8. Brad Stuver is the winner this week after his career-high 11 stops helped Cleveland State beat UIC on Oct. 14. It is the fourth time in his career that Stuver won the weekly award.

WELCOME, JAGUARS: This will be the fourth meeting between IUPUI and Cleveland State, but the Jaguars have never played in Cleveland. The two teams first met at the Michigan State Tournament in 1999, and then played in Indianapolis each of the last two years. The match went into overtime in both 2009 and 2010.

DYNAMIC DUO: With six goals each, Aaron Adkins and Admir Suljevic are tied for fourth in the Horizon League in that category. The pair has combined to form one of the most formidable duos in recent school history. Josh Williams and Slavisa Ubiparipovic scored six goals apiece during the 2009 season, but before that you would have to go back to the 2003 campaign to find the last time a duo scored more than 12 goals in a season. In 2003, Stephen Ademolu (12) and Spencer Lappin (five) combined for 17 goals.

GOOD OMEN: In each of the last five meetings between Cleveland State and Green Bay, the home team has been victorious. The last time the road team won was in 2006.

NEXT UP: The Vikings have a league game at Butler on Wednesday (Oct. 26) night. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. in a match that features the Bulldogs and Vikings, the two clubs picked to finish first and second, respectively, in the league's preseason poll. Cleveland State will then host Canisius in their non-league finale at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday (Oct. 30). CSU closes out the regular season by hosting Detroit on Nov. 4.

NO. 6 'BERG VOLLEYBALL sweeps 

John Carroll, runs win streak to 16



UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio-The No. 6 Heidelberg University volleyball team
extended its winning streak to 16 consecutive matches tonight by sweeping
John Carroll University, 25-10, 25-17, 25-19, in an Ohio Athletic Conference
match at the Tony DeCarlo Varsity Center in University Heights, Ohio.  A
total of 17 student-athletes saw action for the Berg.

The Berg moves to 24-2 overall and 7-0 in the OAC and has now won 19
consecutive matches against conference opponents dating back to last season
and 48 of its last 52 sets.  Its only losses of the season have come against
then-No. 3 Wittenberg University and defending national champion and
top-ranked Calvin (Mich.) College.  The Blue Streaks fall to 9-15 overall
and 0-6 in the OAC.

Note: This story could also be found at S/A-Cleveland's national electronic paper, S/A-Jesuit:

https://sites.google.com/a/studentathletecleveland.com/student-athlete-jesuit/

And By Clicking on Oct. 20 A Page


Junior second-team All-OAC outside hitter Marian Bevington (Celina/Parkway)
led the offensive attack with a match-high 11 kills and was set up
predominantly by junior setter Rachel Ferguson (Brighton, Mich./Brighton),
who had a match-high 16 of Heidelberg's 33 assists.

As a team, the Berg totaled 40 kills against just nine errors in 83 attacks
for a .373 hitting percentage.

Freshman setter Stephanie Romie (Anna), playing in her just her 22nd and
23rd sets of the season, served three aces.

Defensively, freshman libero Tessa Benanzer (Fort Loramie) notched a
match-high 11 digs and Bevington blocked four Blue Streak attacks.  John
Carroll was held to a .049 hitting percentage.

The Blue Streaks were led by Sarah Slagle with five kills and Kerry Fox with
11 assists on offense, and Emily Bendzak and Gina Catania on defense with
seven digs each.

Heidelberg will next travel to Marietta where it will play three matches in
two days when it takes on Marietta College in an OAC match on Friday, Oct.
21, and faces Thiel (Pa.) College and Pitt - Bradford on Saturday, Oct. 22.


Baldwin-Wallace College Women’s Soccer Team Shuts Out Mount Union, 2-0

BEREA, OHIO -- The Baldwin-Wallace College women’s soccer posted its sixth shut of the season by defeating  the University of Mount Union, 2-0, tonight (Tuesday, October 18, 2011) in an Ohio Athletic Conference match on the Tressel Field in The George Finnie Stadium.

With the win, B-W advances to 9-7 overall and 2-4 in the OAC.  With the loss, Mount Union drops to 7-7-2 overall and in 2-4 the OAC
The Yellow Jackets were first to get on the board just 3:03 into play when sophomore defender Samantha Riveron (Maineville/Kings) took the corner kick and senior midfielder Lindsey Cooper (Westerville/New Albany) heading it into the back of the net . The goal was Cooper’s fifth of the season and the first career assist for Riveron.

At 15:42, B-W lengthened their lead to 2-0 when senior forward Noelle Fox (Canfield) scored her third goal of the season off the first career assist from senior defender Leanne Kasburg (Cuyahoga Falls).

In net freshman goalie Gabrielle Bodo (Alliance/St. Thomas Aquinas) tallied one save and recorder her third shutout of the season.  She is now 5-6 on the season.

Lieser named Golfer of the Week


AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union junior Jon Lieser (Minerva/Minerva) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Golfer of the Week.


Lieser carded a 165 (82-83) to finish in a tie for seventh overall at the Rossin Memorial this past weekend outside of Pittsburgh, Pa.


He also led Mount Union to a third place team finish at the event.

Lieser had a stroke average of 78.1 for the Fall season.


Snode named OAC golf gal of the week for fourth time


AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union senior Mary Snode (Alliance/Marlington) has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for a fourth time this Fall.

Snode claimed two more tournament titles last week as she won The Phipps Memorial at Congress LakeC.C. and the Malone Mixer at The Legends in Massillon.  


She led the Purple Raiders to a second place finish at The Phipps and at the Malone Mixer, she tied her career-low score with a 74 as Mount Union won the team title.


She has won all five tournaments she has entered this Fall.

Her next on course appearance will come in early March as the Raiders take their annual Spring Break trip to Pinehurst, N.C.



Purple Raiders propel Yellow Jacket attack


ALLIANCE, Ohio—The Mount Union volleyball team defeated Baldwin-Wallace 3-1 in an Ohio Athletic Conference contest Tuesday night at the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex. A terrific defensive performance helped them earn a 25-12, 25- 20, 15-25, 25-16 win over the Yellow Jackets.


The Purple Raiders opened the match in typical fashion with an easy first set victory. This was their fourth straight home match with a 25-12 win in the first set. However, the Yellow Jackets continued to battle and were able to avoid the three-set sweep.


Julie Radigan (Olmsted Falls/Olmsted Falls) had an outstanding overall match. The lone senior on the squad contributed 41 assists, 14 digs, seven kills, one service ace, and a team-best .500 hitting percentage. The rest of the team struggled and combined for just a .113 hitting percentage.


Six Raiders had kills on the night, led by Nicole Snyder (Mentor/Lake Catholic) with 14, Taylor Webb(Geneva/Geneva) with nine, Maya Brown (Tifin/Tiffin Columbian) with eight, and Melanie Patterson(Mentor/Lake Catholic) with seven.


Mount Union limited the Yellow Jackets to just a .017 hitting percentage on the night. Lauren Mastroine(Orrville/Orrville) had a team-best 21 digs, followed by Riley Galant (Lewis Center/Olentangy) with 15, andAllison Insana (Cleveland/Villa-Angela St. Joseph). Deanna Glass (Medina/Medina) added six block assists.


Baldwin-Wallace was led by Amanda Sawicki with12 kills, Jessica Stitts with 28 assists, and Natalie Emmonswith 24 digs.





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


No. 2 ranked Mount Union football to take on 


tenacious Capital club on the Bexley surface

 

No. 2-ranked Mount Union hits the road to play Capital in an Ohio Athletic Conference game Saturday at 1:30 pm at Bernlohr Stadium in Columbus.


Mount Union blew past Heidelberg 56-7 to move to 6-0 on the season. Junior wide receiver Jasper Collins(Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) had a school-record four TD receptions as part of a career-best 159 yards receiving.Jeremy Murray (Martins Ferry/Martins Ferry) also posted his sixth straight 100-yard rushing game with 139 yards on 26 carries as the offense had 501 yards. The defense also did its part holding the OAC's No. 2 ranked offense to a season-low 195 yards and forced four turnovers. Senior Jorge Carbonell (Miami, Fla./Archbishop Carroll) had eight stops and forced a fumble.


Capital rallied from a 20-12 halftime deficit to defeat cross-town rival Otterbein, 24-20. Senior quarterback Chase Carris had a career-day as he completed 35-of-60 pass attempts for 334 yards with three touchdowns. The Crusader defense held on at the end of the game as Kory Conley intercepted an Otterbein pass on the Capital two-yard-line with 44 seconds left in the game.


MOUNT UNION FOOTBALL ON THE RADIO, TV AND ONLINE

All Mount Union football games will be broadcast on the radio on WDPN 1310 AM and WRMU 91.1 FM and simulcast online along with a LIVE STATS game tracker at http://athletics.mountunion.edu. You can also here the WRMU 91.1 FM feed on any phone by calling (330) 445-7900.



GAME PREVIEW


The remaining home games will also be shown on television via tape delay on regional sports cable channel SportsTime Ohio and WIVM TV52 (Stark County), WIVN TV29 (New Philadelphia), Time Warner Cable (ch. 989-Stark County, ch. 99-Tuscarawas County), Massillon Cable (ch. 21) and Clear Picture Cable (ch. 21-Wayne County). Image Video produces the broadcasts with Joe Tait on the play-by-play and Harry Paidas on the color commentary.


THE SERIES

This is the 46th meeting between the teams with Mount Union holding a 33-12 lead in a series that dates back to a 17-0 Purple Raider win in 1958. Mount Union has won 24 straight meetings with Capital's last win coming in its OAC Championship season of 1987, 26-25 in Columbus.


THE COACHES

Larry Kehres (Mount Union '71) is 309-23-3 (.926) in his 26th season as head coach as one of the most successful coaches in college football history. His teams have won 21 OAC Championships, including the last 19 in a row, along with 10 of the last 18 NCAA Division III National Championships.

Henry Stanford (Ohio State '98) is 8-8 (.500) in his second season as head coach at Capital. He spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the Crusaders and in 2009 as offensive coordinator was the OAC Assistant Coach of the Year. He also had assistant coaching stints at Elmhurst (Ill.), Tiffin, Otterbein, Kenyon and Ohio State.

UP NEXT ...


The Purple Raiders stay on the road traveling next week to take on Capital on Oct. 22 at 1:30 pm in Columbus.


SCOUTING THE CRUSADERS

Capital has the OAC's No. 1 rated passing offense averaging 274.3 yards per game but consistency is the key for the Crusaders as they have a +1 turnover ratio in three wins and a minus-6 turnover ratio in three losses.


The Crusaders have three different players log time at quarterback and it appears senior Chase Carris has stepped forward. Carris has played in all six games and led Capital to victories at Baldwin-Wallace and at Otterbein. For the season, he is 102-of-167 for 997 yards with 8 TD's and three interceptions. His top target is all-conference and fifth year senior wide receiver Matt White (48 rec. 599 yds., 6 TD's). Senior running back Josh Anderson has a team-high 373 yards rushing on 79 carries.


The defense has 13 sacks, six interceptions and six fumble recoveries. Capital has had an all-conference linebacker for each of the last six years and senior Troy Spiker, from nearby Rootstown, appears to be continuing the trend as he his third in the OAC in tackles with a team-high 64 along with three sacks and fumble recovery. Junior Nate Nasrallah, an Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary alum, also has a team-high four sacks..


BY THE NUMBERS

159-6
Mount Union's win-loss record since 2000

55, 54
The Raiders hold the NCAA's two longest consecutive college football win streaks -- 55 from 2000-2003 and 54 from 1996-99

59
game regular season win streak for Mount Union dating back to a 21-14 loss to Ohio Northern in Alliance on Oct. 22, 2005.

53
game home winning streak for Mount Union dating back to a 21-14 loss to Ohio Northern in Alliance on Oct. 22, 2005.

102
consecutive regular season road victories for Mount Union dating back to a 21-18 loss at Baldwin-Wallace on Sept. 28, 1991.

113-0
Since 1996, the Raiders record when winning the turnover battle.

158-1
The Raiders record since 1990 when winning the turnover battle. That lone loss was a 20-17 loss to Wisconsin-LaCrosse in a 1995 national semifinal game. In that game, the Raiders had a +1 turnover margin.


THE RAIDERS in 2011

Mount Union returns 16 starters and 48 letterwinners in 2011.


300 WIN CLUB

With a 49-0 win over St. Lawrence in the first round of the 2010 NCAA Playoffs, Larry Kehres became the 11th coach in college football history to win at least 300 games. Here is a list of the others.

·                                 480 John Gagliardi * (Carroll, MT, St. John's, MN)

·                                 409 Eddie Robinson (Grambling State)

·                                 407 Joe Paterno * (Penn State)

·                                 377 Bobby Bowden (Samford, West Virginia, Florida State)

·                                 323 Paul "Bear" Bryant (Alabama, Maryland, Kentucky, Texas A&M)

·                                 319 Pop Warner (Georgia, Carlisle, Pitt, Stanford, Temple)

·                                 314 Roy Kidd (Eastern Kentucky)

·                                 314 Amos Alonzo Stagg (Springfield, Chicago, Pacific)

·                                 309 Larry Kehres * (Mount Union)

·                                 305 Frosty Westering (Parsons, Lea, Pacific Lutheran)

·                                 300 Tubby Raymond (Delaware)

* Active

DID YOU KNOW?

Jasper Collins (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) did something that Pierre Garcon or Cecil Shorts never did at Mount Union -- catch four TD passes in a single game.  Last week, Collins caught four TD's at Heidelberg which matched the school single game record also held by Brian Stafford vs. Wilmington in 1968 and Adam Marino vs. Ohio Northern in 1999.


MURRAY MAKES IT SIX STRAIGHT

Junior running back Jeremy Murray (Martins Ferry/Martins Ferry) had 139 yards on 26 carries with a touchdown last week. It was his sixth-straight and 13th 100-yard rushing performance of his career. He is the OAC's leading rusher averaging 154.5 yards per game (927 yds). In 20 career games, Murray has 2,543 yards on 441 attempts with 33 TD's. He is in fifth on the school's all-time rushing list and is 752 yards behind fourth place spot of Russ Kring (3,295 yds. 1983-84, 86-87).


BYE JORGE !!

Senior linebacker Jorge Carbonell (Miami, Fla./Archbishop Carroll) had a team-high eight tackles and a forced fumble last week against Heidelberg. Jorge (pronounced George) is second on the team in tackles for the season with 34.


COLLINS CATCHING ON

Junior wide receiver Jasper Collins (Geneva, N.Y./Geneva) had a career-best 159 yards receiving on eight catches with a school-record four touchdowns last week at Heidelberg. It was his third 100-yard game of the season and fifth of his career. He also leads the OAC with nine touchdown catches on the season.


PURPLE RAIDERS IN THE PROs

Wide receiver Pierre Garcon is in his fourth season as a member of the Indianapolis Colts and had eight catches for 52 yards receiving in their 27-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. In his rookie season, Cecil Shorts III had a punt return for seven yards in the Jacksonville Jaguars in a 17-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Two Raiders in the NFL coaching ranks is Dom Capers, the defensive coordinator of Green Bay Packers and Nick Sirianni as the offensive quality control coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.


NEW TURF, NEW HOME UNIFORMS

Mount Union replaced its 10-year old AstroPlay surface with a new FieldTurf playing surface this past summer. Fans will notice that the football and soccer lines are permanent with two tones of alternating green and black end zones. The black also carries over to new Nike home purple jerseys that the Raiders will wear this season. Mount Union's newest teams -- men's and women's lacrosse will start varsity play in the spring of 2013 and their lines will be painted onto the field. New turf was put in the South end zone which moved the students and band to the North end leading to Mount Union warming up on North side and entering the stadium from the Northwest corner of stadium.


Case Reserve, TCOW to play for the Baird Bros. Trophy on the gridiron

 

Case Western Reserve Spartans at Wooster Fighting Scots
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 1:00 p.m.

John P. Papp Stadium - Wooster, Ohio

LIVE AUDIO: http://tv.case.edu/athletics
(Dave Wilson, play-by-play; Ed Daugherty, color)
Pregame show begins at 12:45 p.m.

LIVE STATS: http://livestats.prestosports.com/wooster/

Download the complete Spartan Games Notes in .pdf format by clicking HERE.

THE MATCHUP

After a two-game homestand, the Case Western Reserve University Spartans (5-1) are back on the road and will look to continue a four-game winning streak at The College of Wooster in the Annual Baird Brothers Trophy Game at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22 at John P. Papp Stadium in Wooster. The Spartans are 5-1 after a 34-7 victory versus Hiram College and the Fighting Scots are 2-4 following a 24-20 loss to Washington University-St. Louis.

SERIES NOTES

The Spartans and Fighting Scots have met 23 times on the gridiron with Wooster holding a 13-10 advantage in the all-time series. Case has won the last four meetings dating back to 2007, while Wooster won the previous 10 match-ups dating back to 1995. The teams have met regularly since 1984, including games in each of the last nine seasons. Case won the first-ever meeting between the two, 21-14, at Wooster during the 1984 campaign.


GAME PREVIEW
BAIRD BROTHERS TROPHY

The Baird Brothers Trophy was introduced during the inaugural meeting between the two schools in 1984 by Bob Baird, an economics professor at Case, and Bill Baird, an economics professor at Wooster. The brothers incorporated their passion for fishing into the rivalry by rewarding the winning team each season with a golden fishing stringer with carved brass fish representing each meeting. Each year, a new fish is added to the stringer with the score and winner engraved on the side. Bob Baird passed away several years ago, but Bill still carries on the tradition by presenting the trophy at the conclusion of the game. The Baird Brothers Trophy was noted in a 1995 issue of Sports Illustrated as one of the most unique trophies in college football.


LAST MEETING

The Spartans improved to 7-0 in 2010 and stretched their regular season winning streak to 38 games with a 28-14 home victory on Saturday, October 23 at Case Field. Quarterback Joey Baum completed 22-of-32 passes for 194 yards and four touchdowns, while wide receiver Zach Homyk totaled nine receptions for 100 yards and two scores. Current senior defensive tackle Dale English (Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Holy Name) led the Spartan defense with 10 tackles and one sack.


For Wooster, quarterback Richard Barnes went 24-of-35 for 159 yards and a score in addition to rushing for 35 yards and a TD. Mike Redick totaled six receptions for 59 yards. Linebacker Eric Keyes paced the defense with a game-high 17 tackles and a forced fumble.

SCOUTING THE SPARTANS

Through six games, the Spartans average 25.5 points, 118.5 yards rushing, 199.3 yards passing and 317.8 total yards. Case opponents average 13.0 ppg, 80.8 yards rushing, 199.8 yards passing and 280.6 total yards per game. The Spartans have a +5 turnover margin after checking in at +11 last season.

SPARTAN LEADERS

Offensively, junior quarterback Erik Olson (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) has completed 94-of-158 passes (59.5%) for 1,055 yards with seven touchdowns and five interceptions. Freshman running back Manny Sicre (Miami, Fla./Belen Jesuit Prep) has a team-high 376 yards on 83 carries (4.5 ypc) with four touchdowns. Sicre also has 15 receptions for 90 yards and a score. Sophomore running back Kenny Riordan (Spring Grove, Ill./Richmond-Burton) has 230 yards rushing on 49 carries (4.7 ypc). Senior wide receiver Bryan Metlesitz (North Royalton, Ohio/North Royalton) has team-highs of 34 receptions and 420 yards (12.4 ypc) to go along with three touchdowns. Freshman wide receiver Sean Lapcevic (Presto, Pa./Chartiers Valley) has 22 receptions for 233 yards (10.6 ypc).

Defensively, junior linebacker Ryan Ferguson (Wheaton, Ill./St. Francis) is tied for the team-high with 59 tackles to go along 4.5 tackles for loss and both an interception and fumble recovery for a touchdown. Senior linebacker Jacob Adams (Cincinnati, Ohio/Princeton) also has 59 tackles with 1.5 sacks. Junior linebacker Kevin Nossem (Munster, Ind./Munster) has 41 tackles with a team-high tying four sacks, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Senior defensive tackle Dale English (Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Holy Name) has 34 stops with a team-high nine tackles for loss and a team-high tying four sacks. Junior safety Dan Calabrese  (Concord, Ohio/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin) has 26 stops with a team-high four interceptions and a forced fumble.

SCOUTING THE SCOTS

To date, Wooster has victories versus Oberlin College (14-3) and Ohio Wesleyan University (10-6) with losses to Baldwin-Wallace College (23-0), then No. 18 nationally-ranked Wabash College (19-7), Denison University (27-13) and Washington-St. Louis (24-20). Through six games, Wooster averages 10.6 points, 120.3 yards rushing, 180.8 yards passing and 301.1 total yards per game. Fighting Scot opponents average 17.0 points, 149.0 yards rushing, 210.8 yards passing and 359.8 total yards per game. The Fighting Scots have a -2 turnover ratio.

SCOT LEADERS

Offensively, sophomore QB Brett Frongillo has completed 56-of-93 passes (60%) for 618 yards, three TDs and one INT. Frongillo also has 214 yards rushing on 49 attempts with a score. Senior RB Robert Flagg has rushed 296 yards on 91 carries (3.3 ypc) with three TDs. Junior WR Zack Weidrick has 24 catches for 258 yards and a TD. Junior WR Jordan McIntyre has 21 receptions for 245 yards. Freshman WR Justin Rice has 21 catches for 210 yards and a TD. 

Defensively, sophomore LB Brendon Taylor has a team-high 63 tackles, including four for loss, with a forced fumble and two pass break-ups. Junior DB Quinton Howard has 50 tackles, including 4.5 for loss, and is tied for the team-high with two interceptions and four pass break-ups. Senior LB Matt Breidigam has 48 tackles, including four for loss, with a forced fumble. Sophomore LB Seth Goodwin has 38 tackles with two sacks and two interceptions. Sophomore DT Dan Terhune has 36 tackles, including 10.5 for loss, with 5.5 sacks and a fumble recovery.

GETTING DEFENSIVE

Nationally, Case ranks 11th in rush defense, 15th in tackles for loss per game (8.67) and 17th in scoring defense.

ROAD WARRIORS

During its past 22 road games dating back to 2007, CWRU has compiled an overall record of 21-1.

AN "ENGLISH" LESSON

Three-time All-UAA senior defensive tackle Dale English (Middleburg Heights, Ohio/Holy Name) has led the team in sacks and tackles for loss in each of the past two seasons. Through five games in 2011, English has 34 tackles, including nine for loss, with four sacks, a pass break-up and a fumble recovery. English now has 28.5 career sacks -- two shy of tying the school record of 30.5 set by Brian Calderone (2005-08).

FEEL THE "CALA-BREEZE"

Junior safety Dan Calabrese (Concord, Ohio/Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin), also the team's holder, threw his first career pass -- a 23-yard TD -- on a fake field goal versus Hiram College. The week prior, Calabrese tied a school record versus Oberlin College with three interceptions. Calabrese also returned two of the picks for touchdowns and has three scores this season -- one punt return and the two INTs.

NO. 1 IN YOUR PROGRAMS, NO. 1 RECEIVER

Senior wide receiver Bryan Metlesitz (North Royalton, Ohio/North Royalton) leads the team and has already set career-highs with 34 receptions, 420 yards and three touchdowns. Metlesitz's kick returns of 74 and 59 yards versus Hiram College were also career-bests.

Kent’s Roosevelt Nix, Youngstown native Desmond Marrow named MAC Def.  Players of Week

Defensive Player of the Week:  Kent State DT Roosevelt Nix

Sophomore defensive tackle Roosevelt Nix (Reynoldsburg, Ohio) anchored a Kent State defense that held Miami to just 166 yards of total offense in a 9-3 loss to Miami.  Nix forced an early fumble that led to a Kent State field goal and posted career-highs of six tackles and four solo stops.  Nix recorded two tackles for loss, a pair of quarterback hurries and broke up a pass.  Miami was averaging 350 yards of offense per game before Nix spent much of his Saturday in the RedHawk backfield.  Nix leads the Flashes with 10 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles.

   
Nix (L). Morrow (R)

Defensive Player of the Week:  Toledo DB Desmond Marrow

Senior defensive back Desmond Marrow (Youngstown, Ohio) had a team-high 10 tackles in the Rockets 28-21 win at Bowling Green.  Marrow added a career-best three passes defensed as the Rockets held the Falcons to 343 yards of total offense.

Vikings’ Harmon named to pre-season All Horizon team

CLEVELAND - Cleveland State senior guard Trey Harmon (Pasadena, Calif.), the third leading returning scorer from last season in the Horizon League, has been named to the five player Preseason All-Horizon League first team in a balloting of head coaches, sports information directors and select media that was announced on Tuesday afternoon.

In addition, the Vikings, who captured their first-ever Horizon League regular season championship last year, have been selected to finish third in the league this season.

Joining Harmon on the preseason all-league first team was the Detroit trio of Ray McCallum, Eli Holman and Chase Simon along with Kaylon Williams ofMilwaukee.

McCallum was tabbed the Horizon League Preseason Player of the Year.

The second team consisted of Milwaukee's Tony Meier, Alec Brown of Green Bay, Butler's Andrew Smith, Ben Averkamp from Loyola and Ryan Broekhoff ofValparaiso.

Harmon, a 6-foot-1 guard, earned the preseason honor after averaging 13.2 points per game last season to rank 13th in the league. He was also seventh in minutes played (33.2) and eighth in three-point field goals made (1.7), while adding 4.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

One of the top defenders in the league, Harmon was selected to the Horizon League All-Defensive and Mid-Major Defensive All-America teams last year after ranking fourth in the league in steals (1.5).

Harmon, who has played in 92 career games, enters his senior season with 923 career points, needing 77 to become the 20th player in school history to reach the 1,000 point mark. He also ranks fifth in CSU history in free throw percentage (.809), 11th with 135 career three pointers and sixth with 429three point attempts.

Butler was chosen as the favorite in the preseason poll, garnering 28 first place votes and 468 points to edge out second place Detroit. The Titans received 19 first place votes and 453 points.
Cleveland State earned two first place votes and 388 points to finish third in the voting, while Milwaukee received the final first place vote and 356 votes to place fourth.

Valparaiso was fifth with 255 points and was followed by Green Bay (247), Youngstown State (195), Wright State (157), Loyola (145) and UIC (86).

Genny Goergen's goal gives John Carroll 

narrow 1-0 soccer win

TIFFIN, Ohio-Junior goalkeeper Molly Schriber (Sidney) made an Ohio Athletic
Conference season-high nine saves, but the Heidelberg University women's
soccer team fell to John Carroll University, 1-0, in an OAC match at Mayer
Field in Tiffin, Ohio.  The game was delayed for 53 minutes in the first
half due to heavy storms in the Tiffin area.
Goergen

The loss drops the Berg to 5-9-1 overall and 2-4-0 in the OAC.  The victory
moves John Carroll to 11-5-0 overall and 5-1-0 in the OAC.

Note: This story could also be found at S/A-Cleveland's national electronic paper, S/A-Jesuit:

https://sites.google.com/a/studentathletecleveland.com/student-athlete-jesuit/

And By Clicking on Oct. 20 A Page


The Blue Streak offense showed strong penetration during the first 24
minutes until the game was delayed, outshooting the Berg, 7-0, but a stingy
Heidelberg defense limited the amount of open looks for JCU, as Schriber
notched four saves prior to the delay.
  

Grdina (L), Harmon (R)

After officials allowed the game to resume, Genny Goergen gave JCU a 1-0
lead when she scored a goal in the 40th minute.  Colleen Harmon and Rachel
Grdina were credited with the assist.
Goergen (17)

Schriber faced defended 10 shots on goal in 90 minutes of action and upped
her team-leading saves to 68.

Heidelberg will play its final home match of the 2011 season Saturday, Oct.
22 when it hosts Marietta College at Hidden Valley at 1 p.m.

All-Jesuit (St. X-Iggy at Shula) football game on 'HK this week

The high school football game Saturday October 22nd between St. Ignatius High School and Cincinnati St Xavier High School at Shula Stadium on the campus of John Carroll University (University Hts, OH) will air TAPE DELAYED on WHK-AM 1420 and on www.thesportsking.com at 9:00 PM 
 
Ron Jantz (play-by-play) and Mike Gibbons (color) will have the call - TAPE DELAYED on WHK-AM 1420 at 9:00 pm.  
 
 


 

 

 

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