Olivia Richards Detroit Golf
Hometown: Waterford, Ontario
Richards recorded two top-10 finishes, including medalist honors in her first spring tournament, in three events this spring. She started her spring season by winning the Titan Quad Challenge with a one round score of four-over-par 76. She tied for 13th place with a two-round score of 158 in the Sunshine Spring Classic. At Butler’s Benbow Invitational, Richards carded a two-round score of 155 to place in a tie for sixth.
Andrew Wegeng Butler Golf
Hometown: Avon, Ind.
Wegeng won medalist honors in last week’s Bulldog Florida Invitational posting a five-under-par score of 139. He was five strokes ahead of the second place competitor. The two-day total posted by Wegeng broke the previous Butler 36-hole tournament record of 143, set by Jonathan Novak at the Lipscomb Fall Classic in 2002. In his first tournament of the spring, Wegeng placed sixth out of 72 individuals in the Don Benbow Invitational.
Casey Crozier Youngstown State Softball
Hometown: Valparaiso, Ind.
Crozier had a hand in four of YSU’s six wins last week, starting with a six-strikeout effort in a 9-1 victory over St. Peter’s. The next day, the sophomore entered into a bases loaded, no-out jam and escaped without giving up a hit or run to tally the save in a 3-2 win over Northern Colorado. The right-hander struck out eight in four innings against Lafayette and capped her week with a complete game, three-hit shutout over Bucknell.
Eric Honert Valparaiso Tennis
Hometown: Arvada, Colo.
On Valparaiso’s (6-5) spring break trip through Florida, Honert went unbeaten at No. 2 singles, collecting four wins last week. The sophomore teamed with Kevin DeHerrera to go 3-1 at No. 2 doubles.
Danny Docherty Loyola Track and Field
Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.
Docherty opened his outdoor season at the Wake Forest Open and finished 1st out of 110 runners in the 1500-meter run with a time of 3:52.26. The time is a personal best mark for the senior.
Gina Valgoi Loyola Track and Field
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
Valgoi opened up her outdoor season at the Wake Forest Open. She competed in the 1500-meter run to take 2nd out of 72 competitors with a time of 4:28.83. The time is a new PR and was just .01 seconds shy of the school record.
Oliver Daddario Loyola Track and Field
Hometown: Gloucester, Mass.
The senior opened up the outdoor season in the javelin with a throw of 49.71m at the Wake Forest Open. He broke his own school record by a foot with the toss.
Haley Thomas Youngstown State Softball
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
Going 13-for-27 on the week, Thomas collected at least one hit in seven of nine games and notched three three-hit efforts. Against Northern Colorado, the senior went 3-for-4 with two doubles, adding two RBIs in a 3-for-4 performance against Army. In the Rebel Games finale, Thomas went 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs as the Penguins cruised past Bucknell, 9-0.
Candice Carajohn Loyola Track and Field
Hometown: Seneca, Ill.
Carajohn competed in the long jump over the weekend for the Ramblers. She finished second out of 34 competitors to set a new school record with a leap of 5.66m. The jump bettered the previous mark by nearly four inches.
Nicole Janek Cleveland State Tennis
Hometown: Clarkston, Mich.
Moving from No. 5 to No. 4 in the Cleveland State (8-7) lineup, Janek went 3-0 in singles play, beginning with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 win at No. 5 as the Vikings fell in their spring break opener, 6-3, to Embry-Riddle.
Jake Hibberd Wright State Baseball
Hometown: Miamisburg, Ohio
Hibberd hit .571 in WSU’s three-game series against UIC, hitting one home run, driving in six runs and scoring four himself. In Friday’s 5-1 loss to the Flames, he went 3-for-5 and scored WSU’s only run of the game. In the Raiders’ 8-0 win on Saturday, he was 2-for-3, scoring one run and driving in another. In the series-clinching win on Sunday, WSU was behind 7-6 in the bottom of the seventh inning when he hit a grand slam to give WSU a lead it would never relinquish.
Cody Kopilchack Wright State Baseball
Hometown: Lima, Ohio
Kopilchack notched the Pitcher of the Week honor after pitching seven shutout innings in Wright State’s bounce back win over UIC on Saturday. Kopilchack gave up only four hits and struck out four. He improves to 2-2 on the season and ranks third in the League in ERA (3.33) and leads the conference in opponent’s batting average (.196).