NCAC winter and spring sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, March 30th, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.
Wooster junior guard Xavier Brown (Bowling Green, OH/Bowling Green) was named a third-team All-American by D3hoops.com, the website announced prior to Saturday evening's NCAA Div. III national championship game in Salem, Virginia.
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NCAC winter and spring sports weekly releases for the week ending on Sunday, March 23rd, which include up-to-date conference standings, weekly schedules, team notes and Player of the Week selections, are now available online.
The Kenyon College men overtook Denison University in the final team standings in the second to last event on Saturday night to capture its NCAA-record 33rd Division III National Title at the 2014 NCAA Div. III Swimming & Diving Championships, held at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana, May 19-22. In the women’s national championship meet, Kenyon finished second behind five-time national champion Emory for the second year in a row.
For the first time in her career, DePauw senior forward Alex Gasaway (Crawfordsville, IN/Crawfordsville) has been named to an All-American squad. After averaging 12.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game this season, Gasway was one of 30 student-athletes named to the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Honorable-Mention All-American squad.
The Wittenberg University softball team is off to its best start in program history after posting a 9-1 record at the Dot Richardson Spring Games in Central Florida. The Tigers have been recognized for their success as they are now ranked 24th on the most recent National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Top 25 Poll. It marks the first time that a Tiger softball team has appeared on the NFCA Top 25 Poll since the 2000 season.
For the third time this week, Wooster senior guard Doug Thorpe (Columbus, OH/Eastmoor Academy) has received national recognition from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as he was named a First-Team All-American on Thursday, March 20th. Since the 1960-61 season, Thorpe is just the third Wooster men's basketball player to be named to the NABC All-America First Team as Bryan Nelson earned the distinction in 2003 and Tom Port made the list in 2007.
Growing up watching his father perform in Broadway musicals, it’s no surprise that Lowell Byers chose to major in theater at a liberal arts college that counts Hal Holbrook, Jennifer Garner and Steve Carrell among its graduates. But Denison also offered Byers the opportunity to pursue another talent, swimming. Through four years as a student-athlete, he excelled in working with a cast of performers – whether it was the teammates with whom he won four Division III championships in relay events, or fellow thespians in the six campus plays in which he played lead roles.