OAC Players-of-the-Week: Spring Break-3/20
Hitter: Otterbein sophomore DH Bobby Wright (Grove City/Westland) batted .545 (12-for-22) in six games played last week. Wright tallied three doubles and a home run with four runs scored and seven RBI. He was intentionally walked twice in a win against Fontbonne.
Pitcher: Marietta senior Mike Mooney (Pittsburgh, PA/Shady Side Academy) went 2-0 last week with a save and one earned runs. He pitched eight innings of scoreless ball against Ohio Wesleyan, after no-hitting them in 2004. In 10.1 innings of work, Mooney allowed just four hits, no runs and had four strikeouts. He improved to 5-0 on the year with a 1.50 ERA.
Hitter: Otterbein sophomore shortstop Beth Rowland (Champion) hit .539 (7-for-13) in four games last week. Rowland tallied four runs and two RBI in helping the team capture two victories.
Pitcher: Mount Union freshman Lindsey Royer (Louisville/Marlington) picked up two wins in OAC play last week. Royer went the distance in a 1-0 win against ONU, striking out six and allowing four hits. In game two, Royer picked up the victory in relief, working three innings and striking out three batters. She gave up one hit and an unearned run.
Otterbein freshman hurler Melissa Heckel (Marysville) went 2-0 last week with a 0.00 ERA. In 18 innings of work, Heckel allowed just eight hits, three walks, three runs and struck out 15 batters. She three a one-hitter with five strikeouts in a complete game victory against Augsburg.
Baldwin Wallace senior Mike Wagner (Avon Lake) helped BW wins its 34th straight match last week with a victory at #1 singles and #1 doubles. He defeated his Mount Union opponent in straight sets and partnered with Ward Crane to capture an 8-4 win in doubles play. Wagner improved to 70-8 in his career and 17-2 on the year.
Otterbein freshman Rachel Omicinski (Canton/Perry) went 3-0 in singles play and 2-1 at first doubles last week. Omicinski won twice at third singles and captured a victory at second singles.
Otterbein sophomore Andy Miller (Xenia) captured medalist honors at the Muskingum Invitational last weekend. He shot a five-under-par 135 (67-68) and was first of 98 golfers. Miller also earned all-tournament team honors at the Golden Isle Invitational in Georgia a week ago, finishing seventh of 129 golfers. He shot a two-over par 218 (72-71-75).
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