|College Scene: Grindle has big year for Owens CC soccer (11-30-13)|
|Written by By Sentinel Sports Staff|
|Saturday, 30 November 2013 02:36|
(Editor’s Note: The College Scene updates the activities of athletes from Wood County high schools and county residents who are playing sports at the college level. It is published once a month and includes sports currently in season as well as any recent college signings, and honors or awards.
Today’s College Scene is for athletes with the last names ending in A through H.
Jessica Grindle, from Northwood High School, is a sophomore on the women’s soccer team at Owens Community College. The Express were 17-2-2 this season.
Grindle, who scored two goals in Owens’ two national tournament games, was named to the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Division-I all-national tournament team.
She is the first soccer player, men’s or women’s, in the history of Owens to achieve that honor.
Grindle was also a first-team all-region pick this season.
Grindle had 23 goals and five assists in her final season with the Express. Additionally, she totaled 29 goals and eight assists over 31 games in her two-year career. She only played in 10 games her freshman year due to injury.
She had the second most goals in a single season (Marissa Szabo had 25 in 2011), the second most points in a single season (Szabo had 54 in 2011), the second most career goals (Kendra Eitniear had 32 from 2011-12), and the second most career points (Eitniear had 76 points from 2011-12).
Andrea Alt, from Perrysburg High School, was a redshirt sophomore on the Bowling Green women’s cross country team.
She finished 27th in the Mid-American Conference championship meet, running 22:15.90.
Shelby Antonacci, from Lake High School, was a freshman forward on the University of Toledo women’s soccer team.
She played in 17 of UT’s 19 matches this season, making five starts. She finished with two goals.
Madison Arnold, a senior at Elmwood High School, has signed a letter of intent to play softball at the University of Findlay.
Jeremy Ashley, from Perrysburg High School, was a junior on the Tiffin University men’s soccer team.
Tiffin finished 11-3-4 overall, losing in its first r regional postseason game in a shootout to Rockhurst University.
A goalie, Ashley made 17 starts while appearing in all 18 matches for the Dragons. He finished with a 10-2-4 record and made 64 saves (81 percent) with a 0.78 goals-against-average.
Tiffin was the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference co-champion.
Derek Batt, from Bowling Green High School, is a redshirt sophomore linebacker on the University of Toledo football team.
Alyssa Beach, from Perrysburg High School, was a freshman middle blocker on the University of Dayton volleyball team.
Baley Bernthisel, from Otsego High School, was a senior on the Ashland University volleyball team.
Ashland finished 25-7, losing in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship game.
Bernthisel played in 24 matches and finished with 125 kills, 31 digs and 24 blocks.
Kylee Bernthisel, from Otsego High School, was a sophomore on the Ashland University women’s cross country team.
In the NCAA Division II Midwest regional championships, Bernthisel was 64th overall, finishing in 23:09.
Jessica Borsani, a North Baltimore resident, was a junior setter on the Denison University volleyball team.
She played in all 29 matches for Denison, 20-9, this season. Borsani led the team with 633 assists and added 242 digs.
Bailey BredenbeckCorp, from Perrysburg High School, was a senior on the Bellarmine volleyball team.
She played in all 29 matches for Bellarmine, 15-14, this season. She finished with a team-high 1,086 assists, and added 73 kills, 18 aces, 264 digs, and 17 blocks.
BredenbeckCorp finished her career with 4,093 assists, second on Bellarmine’s career list.
Jordan Breitigam, from Bowling Green High School, is a senior on the Ohio Northern men’s swimming and diving team.
He finished third in the 200 butterfly (2:00.00) in a dual meet against Kenyon College.
Kaysie Brittenham, from Lake High School, is a sophomore on the Cedarville University women’s basketball team. She was injured last season and did not play.
Through five games this season she is averaging 5.0 points per game with six steals and six assists.
Andrea Brown, from Northwood High School, was a redshirt senior on the Lourdes University volleyball team. The Gray Wolves were 21-13, advancing to the NAIA national tournament before losing.
Brown finished with 101 kills, 10 aces, 44 digs, and 44 blocks.
Brown, a social work major with a 3.54 cumulative grade point average, was an all-academic selection in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.
Vitto Brown, from Bowling Green High School, is a freshman on the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team.
Xavier Brown, from Bowling Green High School, is a junior on the College of Wooster men’s basketball team.
In the first three games of the Fighting Scots, Brown is averaging 17.0 points, and 2.0 assists per game, both second on the team. Brown also is averaging 4.0 rebounds per game, tied for second on the team.
He was a first-team All-North Coast Athletic Conference choice last season.
Chloe Buehler, from Perrysburg High School, was a freshman on the Penn State women’s soccer team.
Bailey Burk, from Bowling Green High School, is a sophomore on the Case Western Reserve University women’s swimming and diving team.
Jacob Burk, from Bowling Green High School, is a freshman on the Baldwin Wallace College men’s swimming team.
Burk was the Ohio Athletic Conference male swimmer of the week earlier this month.
Burk won three individual events at the Cleveland College Duals. He won the 1,000 freestyle (10:23.18), and the 500 freestyle (5:02.62) against Wooster. Burk also captured the 1,000 freestyle (10:35.50) in a win over Hiram.
Burk won the individual 1,000 and 500 freestyles and as a member of the winning 400 freestyle relay team against Penn State-Behrend.
BW’s other recent wins include defeating Hiram, 133-107, and beating Notre Dame, 128-83, with Burk winning the 1,500 freestyle (17:12.61), 200 butterfly (2:39.1), and 400 freestyle (4:29.87).
Burk currently has the fastest 1,650 freestyle time in the Ohio Athletic Conference time with a 17:01.68.
Bryant Byrd, from Perrysburg High School, was a freshman on the Western Colorado University men’s cross country team.
Michael Cavanaugh, from Otsego High School, is a senior on the Miami (Ohio) University men’s swimming team.
In a dual meet against Purdue, Cavanaugh was in the anchor on the winning 200 freestyle relay team. He was also second in the 100 butterfly (50.97), and third in the 200 butterfly (153.11) against Purdue.
In a dual meet against Cleveland State, Cavanaugh was second in both butterfly events, and won the 200 individual medley (1:55.06).
Justin Christoff, from Bowling Green High School, was a sophomore on the Otterbein University football team.
Katie Cochrane, from Bowling Green High School, was a freshman on the Ohio Northern women’s cross country team.
In the Ohio Athletic Conference championship meet, Cochrane ran a 29:05 and finished 122nd overall.
Julie Cross, from Bowling Green High School, was a sophomore goalkeeper on the Heidelberg College women’s soccer team.
She played in four matches this fall.
Lauren Diehl, from Perrysburg High School, was a sophomore on the women’s golf team at Bowling Green State University.
Quinn Donaldson, from Bowling Green High School, was a freshman wide receiver on the Johns Hopkins University football team.
Donaldson played in nine games and finished with seven receptions for 89 yards.
Johns Hopkins finished 10-1, losing in the first round of the Division III NCAA playoffs.
Kaylee Draper, from Perrysburg high school, was a junior defender on the Bowling Green women’s soccer team.
Kelsey Draper, from Perrysburg High School, was a junior midfielder on the Valparaiso University women’s soccer team.
She started 17 matches for Valparaiso, who finished 8-7-3 overall.
Ashley Dunn, from Bowling Green High School, is a senior on the BGSU volleyball team.
She had 530 digs this season, and is second on BG’s career list with 2,033 digs.
She also has 21 aces, and 87 assists this season.
Jordan Dunn, from Bowling Green High School, is a senior on the Northwood (Mich.) University volleyball team. Northwood, 21-10, is the No. 3 seed in the NCAA Midwest regional.
Dunn has 1,255 assists this season, along with 69 kills, 33 aces, 332 digs, and 35 blocks.
She was a second-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection for the second straight season.
Rachael Dzierzak, a Perrysburg resident, is a sophomore on the Ohio State University swimming team.
In a dual meet against Ohio University, Dzierzak was second in both the 50 breast stroke (29.96), and 100 breast stroke (1:05.68).
Shane Edwards, from Perrysburg High School, is a freshman on the Wittenberg University men’s basketball team.
In four games, he is averaging 5.5 points and 2.0 rebounds per game.
Rachel Flores, from North Baltimore High School, is a sophomore on the women’s basketball team at Lourdes University.
She has played in four of Lourdes’ seven games this season.
Miranda Garmenn, from Otsego High School, was a freshman on at West Liberty University volleyball team.
She played in 27 of 31 matches for West Liberty, 12-19, and finished with 257 assists, 129 digs, and seven aces.
Austin Gardner, a Bowling Green resident, is a freshman on the men’s basketball team at the University of Findlay. He is a Toledo St. John’s graduate.
Through Findlay’s first three games, Gardner is averaging 8.7 points and 4.3 assists per game.
Nolan Gill, from Bowling Green High School, was a freshman on the Ohio Northern men’s soccer reserve team.
Michael Girona, from Otsego High School, was a freshman linebacker on the Defiance College football team.
Brittany Gross, from Elmwood High School, is a freshman on the women’s basketball team at Capital University.
Patrick Halleck, from Bowling Green High School, was a senior on the Trine University men’s golf team.
Jacob Hankish, from Lake High School, was a freshman defensive lineman on the Heidelberg University football team.
Jonah Harter, from Otsego high School, was a junior kicker on the Siena Heights football team.
Cortney Haubert, a Bowling Green resident, was a freshman of the Ashland University women’s cross country team.
Megan Herr, a Bowling Green resident, was a sophomore on the University of Dayton’s women’s soccer team. She attended Notre Dame Academy.
She was recently named to the Academic All-District 5 team. Herr has a 4.0 grade-point-average in Pre-Law.
After only playing in one match last season, Herr has stepped into a role as a defender for the Flyers this season. She played in 19 matches with 10 starts.
She finished the season with two goals.
Dayton finished 14-5-2 overall.
Dylan Hirzel, from Lake High School, was a freshman tight end on the University of Findlay football team.
Lindsay Hoffman, from Lake High School, was sophomore on the Trine University women’s soccer team.
Charlie Hughes, from Perrysburg High School, is a senior on the University of Chicago men’s basketball team.
Through the first four games of the season for the Maroons, Hughes leads the team in scoring at 12.0 points per game. He also had 14 rebounds and nine assists.
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