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Scott Ota

Hometown: Foster City, Calif.

MediumOta was 9-16 with three doubles, two triples, one home run, five RBI and five runs scored last week as the Flames posted a 3-1 record with wins over Northwestern and Northern Kentucky. He produced three straight multihit efforts including back-to-back three-hit games while reaching base safely in eight of 11 plate appearances. He was 2-2 with three RBI and two runs scored in the Flames 7-0 win at Northwestern. He posted a career high three hits in a 3-4 outing at Northern Kentucky.


Brian Keller

Hometown: Germantown, Wis.

MediumKeller pitched a gem in a 2-0 victory against Wright State Saturday, allowing just three singles in his 118-pitch outing. He struck out nine and walked two, recording the first shutout of his career and fifth complete game. All three hits came in the first two innings, as he set down 16 batters in a row from the second out of the second inning until he gave up a two-out walk in the seventh.

Wright State

Macey Gunther

Hometown: Newton Falls, Ohio

MediumGunther hit .647 for the Raiders while collecting a 1.000 slugging percentage and .647 on-base percentage. The sophomore collected 11 hits, scored five runs, 11 RBI, hit two doubles and one home run. She was a perfect 4-for-4 in the Marshall opener and was the catalyst to Wright State's offense in the Cleveland State series.

Detroit Mercy

Alexis Robison-Kohrs

Hometown: Tilden, Ill.

MediumRobison-Kohrs threw a complete game shutout in Detroit's 4-0 win over Northern Kentucky over the weekend. The junior posted six strikeouts and did not walk a single batter. Robison-Kohrs also made a relief appearance and threw 1.2 scoreless innings to tab a 0.00 earned-run average for the weekend and a .188 batting against average.

Northern Kentucky

Lukas Clemens

Hometown: Losheim am See, Germany

MediumWent 2-0 at No. 3 singles, helping NKU collect a 4-3 win over Detroit and clinch a bid to the Horizon League Championship.


Jackie Altansarnai

Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.

MediumAltansarnai helped UIC stay perfect in Horizon League play, going 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 1-0 at No. 3 doubles.


Nate Pozolinski

Hometown: Kimberly, Wis.

MediumPozolinski claimed a second place finish in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 13.93 at the Gibson Invitational. Running a time of 13.91 during preliminaries the junior posted a new personal record, ranking first in the Horizon League and 25th in the nation.


Liz Bloy

Hometown: Freedom, Wis.

MediumBloy took sixth place in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Gibson Invitational. With a time of 11:01.30 the junior set a new personal record and improved to second best in program history. Bloy leads the Horizon League by an impressive 35 seconds.


Brett Pozolinski

Hometown: Kimberly, Wis.

MediumPozolinski posted a record breaking day in high jump clearing a height of 2.17 meters. The senior broke the school record becoming the first high jumper in Milwaukee history to clear seven feet in the outdoor season. Claiming second in the event, Pozolinski is now tied for 16th in the nation.


Melissa Kirchoff

Hometown: Franklin, Wis.

MediumKirchoff finished sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 11.22 meters.


Elle Nichols

Hometown: Okemos, Mich

MediumNichols finished tied for runner-up for the third time this season with a one-day score of 74 (+2) at the rain-shortened Indiana State Spring Invitational on April 10 in Terre Haute, Ind. Her 74 was the best single round score of the spring season and just three strokes off her career best. This is her third weekly league honor of her career.

Horizon League Athletes of the Week (Week of April 4)

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