Fall Weekly Release #4
Head Coach: John Snell
RECORDS: 2-0 overall
THIS WEEK -- The Baldwin Wallace University football team travels to Wilm-ington to face the Wilmington Quakers in an Ohio Athletic Conference game on Saturday afternoon.
LAST WEEK -- BW opened OAC play by beating rival Ohio Northern, 31-3, before 5,555 fans on Community Day in Berea.
Offensively, sophomore running back Brandon Hedges (Oregon/ Clay) had his second straight strong performance with a career-high 158 rushing yards with a touchdown and caught four passes for 13 yards. Sophomore quarterback Mike DiAngelo (Steubenville Senior) played well and completed 14 of 21 passes for 149 yards, including a seven-yard TD throw to senior All-American tight end Nate Wilder (Youngstown/ Cardinal Mooney). Senior wide receiver Dave Ehrman (Strongsville) had three receptions for a team-high 69 yards. Ehrman's first catch versus ONU extended his streak of consecutive games with a grab at 34.
Defensive, BW limited ONU to 191 total yards of offense, including just 40 rushing yards in 25 attempts. BW also forced three turnovers and had three QB sacks.
On special teams, freshman punter Kevin Soflkanics (Middleburg Heights/ Midpark) averaged 45.3 yards per punt in seven attempts.
Dave Ehrman Keeps Streak Alive, -- With three receptions, Dave Ehrman extends his streak of consecutive games with a reception. He has caught a pass in every varsity game he has played at BW -- 34 consecutive games . Ehrman is three games shy of breaking Lance Yandell's (1990-93) school-record of 36 straight games.
2-Game Statistical Leaders -- After two games, Brandon Hedges tops the team with 314 rushing yards on 42 attempts (7.5 yards per carry) and four TD. Hedges is also BW's leading receiver with seven catches for 44 yards. Mike DiAngelo is second in rushing with 65 yards on 17 attempts with two TD. Junior fullback Brian Pickens (Norwalk St. Paul) is third with 27 yards in five attempts.
In passing, DiAngelo has completed 31 of 50 passes for 62 percent with 319 yards and two TD with two interceptions. He has a 120.79 QB efficency rating.
The receiving corps are led by Dave Ehrman and Nate Wilder. Ehrham is second in receiving with five catches for 92 yards. Wilder has five grabs for 52 yards and two TD.
Defensively, senior defensive back Justin Andes (Canal Fulton/ Canton Central Catholic) tops the team with 12 tackles and five pass breakups. Junior All-OAC outside linebacker Justin Princehorn (Massillon/ Washington) is second with 11 stops and both senior DB Matt Walker (New Middletown/ Springfield Local) and junior OLB Matt Martig (Beliot/ West Branch) are tied for third with 10 each.
On special teams, Kevin Soflkanics is averaging 42.8 yards per punt in 11 attempts with a long punt of 66 yards and three inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Senior placekicker Aaron Redd (Swanton) is seven-of-eight in point-after-touchdown kicks and one-of-two in field goal attempts.
BW Sponsors Youth Football Day on October 2-- Baldwin Wallace University will sponsor its annual Youth Football Day/ "Take a Kid to the Game" promotion on Saturday, October 2 when it hosts Muskingum at 1:30 p.m.
A day-long program is scheduled and begins at 8:30 a.m. at Finnie Stadium. If you just want to "Take a Kid to the Game" then enter through the side gate and find a general admission seat of your choice. One free adult ticket for each "Kid" who comes to the game.
For more information, call the Sports Information Office at (440) 826-2327.
Head Coach: Reid Ayers
RECORDS: 7-1 overall
THIS WEEK -- The men's soccer team opens its 2004 home schedule by hosting Allegheny (Pa.) on Wednesday and cross-town rival Case Western Reserve on Saturday.
LAST WEEK -- The Yellow Jackets had a 2-0 record as they defeated LaRoche (Pa.), 6-0, on Wednesday in Pittsburgh and then beat host Kenyon, 3-0, on Saturday in Gambier.
In the win versus LaRoche, freshman forward Brian Sugerman (Akron/ Revere) led the way with two goals and sophomore All-OAC midfielder Louie Rolko (Hudson) had a pair of assists. In addition, freshman midfielder Alex Restaino (Hudson), freshman defender Todd Alexander (Hudson), sophomore midfielder Matt Pelander (Hudson) and freshman midfielder Rob Young (Cuyahoga Falls) all scored goals. In goal, junior Academic All-OAC netminder Nate Christian (North Ridgeville) faced one shot and made one save. The shutout was Christian's first of the season. Also, sophomore Sean Allison (Chagrin Falls/ Kenston) faced two shots and made his first two saves of the year.
In the win at Kenyon, Restaino scored twice and Young tallied once and assisted once to lead the offense, and Christian was again solid in goal by making eight saves and shutting out his second opponent of the week.
2004 Statisical Leaders -- After eight games, Brian Sugerman tops the team in scoring with 15 points on a team-high seven goals and one assist. Alex Restaino is second in scoring and goals with 10 points and five goals. Rob Young is third in scoring with eight points on three goals and two assists. Louie Rolko is fourth in scoring with seven points on one goal and a team-leading five assists.
In goal, Christian has played in all eight games and a total of 700:39 minutes and has faced 78 total shots, including 42 on-goal. He has a 0.90 goal-against-average with two shutouts and 30 saves.
Fresh Continue to Pace Scoring -- Of the 75 total points, 26 goals and 23 assists, first-year players have scored 51 points, 22 goals and seven assists.
Head Coach: Reid Ayers
RECORDS: 6-2 overall
THIS WEEK -- BW travels to Ursuline on Tuesday and then hosts its home-opener against Thiel (Pa.) on Thuirsday. The Yellow Jackets end the week by hosting cross-town and nonleague rival Case Western Reserve on Saturday night at Finnie Stadium.
LAST WEEK -- The Yellow Jackets had a 0-2 record as they lost in Pittsburgh, Pa. to LaRoche, 1-0, on Wednesday and then lost 2-1 on Saturday at Kenyon in Gambier.
Despite the loss to LaRoche, freshman goalie Michelle Neff (Strongsville) played solidly as she faced nine shots and made eight saves.
In the loss at Kenyon, sophomore All-OAC forward Jenny Miller (North Ridgeville) scored an unassisted goal in the 8th minute but the BW offense stalled. In goal, Neff faced 16 shots and made five saves.
2004 Statistical Leaders -- After eight games, Jenny Miller leads the team in scoring with a team-leading nine goals and three assists for 21 points. Freshman forward Jamie Saathoff is second in scoring with two goals and three assists for seven points. Her three assists tie sophomore Ashley Belardo (North Royalton) and Miller for the team lead. Sophomore Emily Lawrentz (Stow) is third in scoring with six points on two goals and two assists.
In goal, Michelle Neff has a 3-2 record and has allowed four goals in a total of 405 minutes of action (0.89 goals per game) with 20 saves. Sophomore Emily Leonard is 3-0 in goal and has allowed 1.14 goals per game in 315 minutes with eight saves.
Alumni Games on Sept. 25 -- On Saturday, Sept. 25, BW will host its annual Alumni Soccer games. A cockout and the Alumni Games will be played betwixt and between BW's doubleheader with cross-town rival Case Western Reserve. Game times are at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Head Coach: Vicki Brault
RECORDS: 9-2 overall
THIS WEEK -- The Yellow Jackets travel to Bexley to open OAC play when they face Capital on Wednesday and then will compete at the Wittenberg Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday in Springfield.
LAST WEEK -- BW finished with a perfect 3-0 record and have now won five straight matches. BW defeated cross-town and nonleague rival Case Western Reserve, 3-0, on Wednesday in Berea and then was 2-0 at the Hiram Quad on Saturday as it beat Hiram, 3-1, and LaRoche (Pa.), 3-0.
In the win versus Case, senior All-OAC middle hitter Laura Leach (Norwalk) led the offense with 18 kills, seven digs and four blocks. Freshman Kelsey Hills (Toledo/ St. Ursula) had 17 kills, eight digs and a block. Freshman setter Nicole Igarashi (Willowick/ Eastlake North) had 46 assists and eight digs. The defense was led by sophomore Kim Stoll (Norwalk) with 20 digs.
At Hiram, Leach led the way with 37 kills in two games. Hills was second with 23 kills, and both junior rightside player Emily Albanese (Mentor) and freshman outside hitter Meggie Marten (Bowling Green) had double figure kills with 17 each. Igarashi had 61 set assists, including 53 in four games against Hiram. Stoll topped the defense with 46 digs and senior defensive specialist Kari Kuhn (Amherst/ Marion Steele) had 40.
After 11 Matches -- Laura Leach leads the offense with 201 kills (5.03/ game) and has the most blocks with 24. In addition, Leach tops the team in hitting at .393 and has 58 digs, nine service aces and four assists. Kelsey Hills is second with 130 kills, is hitting .249 and has 18 blocks and 32 digs. Emily Albanese is first on the team with 28 aces, second with 21 blocks, 23 set assists and 176 digs and third with 103 kills and a .210 hitting percentage. Meggie Marten is fourth on the squad with 84 kills. She also has 105 digs, 20 aces and nine blocks. Nicole Igarashi tops the team with 462 assists (11.55/ game), is fourth with 111 digs and tied for third with 17 aces. Kim Stoll tops the team with 273 digs and also has 17 aces. Kari Kuhn is third with 173 digs and 17 aces.
Brault Now at 192 Wins at BW -- With her three wins last week, veteran Head Coach Vicki Brault is approaching 200 career wins at BW. She is 192-117 at
BW and 262-167 overall in her 13-year career.
Head Coach: Chris Kibler
TODAY -- The men's golf team will play in the second day of the Wittenberg Fall Tournament at the Windy Knoll Golf Course in Springfield. BW entered today's action in first place of 11 teams after the first day of competition.
YESTERDAY -- In the first round at Wittenberg, BW carded a four-man team total of 310 with all four scoring players shooting 80 or better. Senior Chuck Scarbrough (Warren/ Howland) led all golfers on the par-72, 7,228-yard course with a 75. Junior All-OAC player Bobby Santerre (Cincinnati/ LaSalle) was tied for second with a 76. Freshman Matt Lewis (Canal Fulton/ Northwest) carded a 79 and stands tied for eighth, sophomore Aaron Cuddy (Ashtabula/ St. John & Paul) had an 80 and is tied for 12th and junior Gary Petit (Marietta) shot an 84.
THIS WEEK -- The Yellow Jackets travel to Granville and will compete at the Denison Fall Tournament on Saturday and Sunday at the Granville Country Club.
LAST WEEK -- BW was supposed to play at the annual Muskingum Invitational in Cambridge, but due to flooding in the area, the tourney was cancelled.
Stroke Average Leaders Prior to Wittenberg -- After one tourney, Steve Porter leads the team in stroke average at 76.5. He is followed by Santerre and Petit who are both averaging 77.5, Scarbrough at 78.0 and Lewis at 87.5.
Head Coach: Dr. William Taraschke
THIS WEEK --The men's and women's cross country teams will travel to Westerville to compete at the Otterbein Invitational Meet.
LAST WEEK -- The annual meet at Indiana (Pa.) was cancelled due to bad weather conditions. It will not be rescheduled.
TWO FOR TWO -- The Yellow Jacket men are two for two this fall in terms of winning meet titles. BW opened the season by winning the Case Bill Sudeck Meet and the Bowling Green State Mel Brodt meet two weeks ago. It will try to make it three of three at Otterbein.
TWO WEEKS AGO -- The Yellow Jacket men and women travelled to Bowling Green to compete at the BGSU Mel Brodt Invitational Meet. The men placed first of four NCAA Division III schools. The women finished second of four Div. III teams.
Leading the men for the second straight week was freshman D.J. Hanigosky (North Royalton/ Cleveland St. Ignatius) who placed second among Division III runners with a time of 26:14. He was followed by freshman Ian Michalik (Sandusky Perkins) in fourth place in 26:27, senior Brian Dotson (Painesville/ Harvey) in fifth place in 26:33, freshman Sean Wallace (Lorain/ Southview) in seventh place in 26:45 and sophomore Chris Buhoveckey (Brunswick/ Parma Padua) in 11th place in 27:09.
The women were led by junior Lisa Bartkiewicz (Berea) for the second straight week as she placed fifth in 19:17. She was followed by senior Lindsay Bukovec (Willowick/ Eastlake North) in seventh place in 19:26, freshman Molly Clauss (West Falls, New York/ East Aurora) in eighth place in 19:31, sophomore Megan Via (Brookville) in 10th place in 19:42 and senior Jamie Luketic (Rootstown) in 13th place in 19:44.
Freshmen Lead Men's Squad: The Youth Movement Continues -- For the second straight week three first-year runners were among the Top Five for the men's squad. Freshmen D.J. Hanigosky, Ian Michalik and Sean Wallace finished 1-2-3 for BW last week when the Yellow Jackets won the season-opening Case Invitational. This week, senior Brian Dotson was third for BW and Wallace was fourth. Sophomore Chris Buholveckey, who placed fifth for the Jackets' in each of the first two meets this year, was BW's top finisher in every meet a year ago.
Head Coach: Jim Meyer
TOURNAMENT: Third of eight teams
TODAY at Wilmington -- The women's golf team plays today (Sunday, Septenber 19) in the 18-hole Wilmington Cup Tournament.
NEXT SUNDAY, SEPT. 26 -- BW will host the annual Yellow Jacket Invitational Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 26 at the Big Met Golf Courtse in the Cleveland Metroparks System. For more information, please either call Head Coach Jim Meyer at (440) 826-3433 or e-mail him at email@example.com.
LAST WEEKEND -- The Yellow Jackets finished fourth of eight teams at the season-opening Anderson (Ind.) Tournament on Sept. 11-12. Sophomore Kelly Gallaway (Ashland/ Senior) led BW with rounds of a career-low 82 on the first day and a 93 on the second day for a 36-hole total of 175 strokes to place ninth individually. She was followed in the Top 20 by freshman Molly Scheetz (Canton/ Perry) in 16th place with a 184 stroke total and junior All-OAC player Lauren Buckner (Westlake) was 17 at 185 strokes
Veterans to Lead the Team --Four veteran players from a year ago return, including All-OAC players Lauren Buckner, Emily Scheetz (Canton/ Perry) and Sarah Hacker. This fall, Emily Scheetz will play in the first tournament but then will miss the remainder of the season as she will study overseas.
2004 Fall Women's Stroke Averages -- Kelly Gallaway tops the team with an 87.5-stroke average and was followed by Molly Scheetz at 92.0 and Lauren Buckner at 92.5.
The Other Scheetz -- Molly Scheetz's older sister, junior All-OAC player Emily Scheetz (Canton/ Perry) is not playing golf this spring. She is studying abroad.
This Spring -- BW will hosts a pair of tournaments this spring. More information will follow in a future Weekly Update.