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100 Horizon League Student-Athletes Selected to Spring 2016 Academic All-League Teams
INDIANAPOLIS – Honoring student-athletes for their success both in competition and in the classroom, the Horizon League announced its 2016 Spring Academic All-League Teams on Friday. A total of 100 student-athletes from eight spring sports were honored in balloting by the League’s faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. Oakland led the Horizon League with 17 honorees, followed by 13 from Valparaiso and 12 each from Detroit and Youngstown State. Wright State ...
Pozolinski, Zawacki Named 2015-16 Cecil N. Coleman Award Winners
INDIANAPOLIS – Milwaukee track and field student-athlete Brett Pozolinski (Kimberly, Wis./Kimberly) and Detroit women’s soccer player Sara Zawacki (Dearborn, Mich./Marian) have been named the recipients of the Horizon League’s 2015-16 Cecil N. Coleman Medal of Honor. The Horizon League’s highest individual honor, the Coleman Medal of Honor is presented annually to the League’s top male and female student-athletes who best exemplify the dignity and high purpose of the ...
Lodden, Swan Garner Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Season Honors
INDIANAPOLIS – Valparaiso senior Nolan Lodden and UIC senior Laura Swan have been named the Spring Horizon League Scholar-Athletes of the Season, respectively. Lodden carried a 3.949 grade point average at Valparaiso as an electrical engineering major. The senior was named a First Team Academic All-American and was the first-such honoree in Crusaders baseball history. Lodden earned Valparaiso’s Finishing at the Top award that is presented to graduating student-athletes who own a cumulative ...
Mercer Named Wright State Head Baseball Coach
FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Three years ago, Wright State Director of Athletics Bob Grant didn't go far to replace Rob Cooper, who accepted the head baseball coach position at Penn State. Grant did the same this time after Greg Lovelady accepted the head coach position at Central Florida on Monday. On Wednesday, he chose assistant coach and former Raider player, Jeff Mercer, to guide the successful program that has back-to-back NCAA Regional Finals appearances and 124 wins over those three years. He will ...
Oakland Names Colin Kaline & Jacke Healey Baseball Co-Head Coaches
ROCHESTER, Mich. - Colin Kaline and Jacke Healey have been named Oakland University’s co-head baseball coaches, announced Director of Athletics Jeff Konya on Tuesday. Kaline, grandson of Major League Baseball and Detroit Tigers Hall of Famer Al Kaline, spent the last three seasons at Florida Southern, while Healey remains on Oakland’s staff after being the team’s top assistant for the past three seasons and was given the interim head coach title in June. “Colin and Jacke ...
Norse shine at Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Metropolitan Tennis Championship
CINCINNATI – Northern Kentucky men’s tennis player Mate Virag captured a doubles crown at the Thomas E. Price Cincinnati Metropolitan Tennis Championship over the weekend while the women’s duo of Danielle Donahue and Sierra Nellessen advanced to the final round of the women’s bracket. The adult tournament was open to all USTA members in the Greater Cincinnati Area and is played at the Lindner Tennis Center to determine the city champions. Virag, who just completed a successful ...
Former Valpo Standout Broekhoff Earns Australian Olympic Team Spot
Former Valparaiso University men’s basketball standout Ryan Broekhoff has been named to the 12-man Australian basketball team for the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Broekhoff, who has been a mainstay on the Boomers squad over the last few years, will represent his native country in the Olympics for the first time. Broekhoff first suited up for the Australia senior squad in the summer of 2012 and was a finalist for a spot on the Boomers’ Olympic squad that ...
Parris Takes Canadian National Title in 400m Hurdles
EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada -- Detroit alumnus Khalil Parris won the Canadian national title in the men's 400 meter hurdles at the Canadian Championships and Selection Trials from Foote Field. Parris, the Horizon League champion in the 400 meter hurdles, was the second-ranked qualifier for the finals, posting a time of 52.10 in Thursday's qualifying heat. In Friday's finals, Parris dropped his time to 51.49, winning the national championship by 0.26 seconds. The Canadian Rio 2016 Olympic ...
Neu, Cashner Compete in Hammer at U.S Olympic Trials
EUGENE, Ore. -- Youngstown State alumnus Conner Neu and Detroit alumnus Colin Cashner both competed in the hammer throw at the 2016 United States Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. In the preliminary round, Cashner fouled three times and was eliminated from the competition. Neu, the Horizon League record-holder in the hammer, opened his round with a toss of 68.43 meters (224-6"), but his next two tosses were short of the mark, leaving him in 11th overall.
Grace Takes 8th in Shot Put at U.S. Olympic Trials
EUGENE, Ore. -- Youngstown State alumnus Bobby Grace took 8th in the shot put at the United States Olympic Track and Field Team Trials from Hayward Field. Grace, who now competes for the Shore Athletic Club in New Jersey, threw 20.06 meters (65-9 3/4") in the finals on his third throw. The top three finishers qualified for the 2016 Olympic Team that will compete at the Rio Olympics in August. Grace, the 2014 League Athlete of the Year and record holder in the shot put, qualified for the finals ...