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College Notes for Dec. 5

Fandy.com Staff • Dec 6, 2010 at 1:22 AM


Greg Garrett (Sandusky 2005) contributed 14 points, five rebounds and three assists for Owens Community College (4-5) in a win at home on Nov. 30 against St. Clair County Community College, 78-76.

Taylor Roth (SMCC 2007) has appeared in three games for Baldwin Wallace (2-4). The senior has contributed three points this season.

Chris Baldwin (Edison 2009) has appeared in three games for No. 2 Findlay (6-0). The Oilers are NCAA Div. II.


Cierra Bravard (Perkins 2008) contributed 10 points, six rebounds for No. 14 Florida State (7-1) in a win on Saturday at Western Carolina (1-5), 68-48.

Cayla Keegan (Margaretta 2008) contributed two points, five assist for Indianapolis (4-2) in a loss at Northern Kentucky (6-2), 57-45.

Kathleen Phillips (SMCC 2010) contributed 14 points, six rebounds for Heidelberg (0-6) in a loss on Saturday at home to Wilmington (3-3), 70-55.

Brittany Morris (Margaretta 2008) contributed seven points and one rebound for No. 8 Owens Community College (8-0) in a win at home on Nov. 30 against St. Clair County Community College, 87-55. Owens CC is ranked among the top teams in the National Junior College Athletic Association.


Calvin Randleman (Huron 2006) recorded two tackles at linebacker for UNLV (2-11) in a loss at Hawaii (10-3), 59-21. The senior has 57 tackles on the season for the Rebels.

Alex Gillett (Clyde 2009) was named Mid-American Conference Player of the Week three times and MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week once this season for Eastern Michigan (2-10). The sophomore quarterback led the Eagles in passing and rushing yards. Gillett rushed for 766 yards on 179 carries with five touchdowns, and he completed 127 pass attempts of 229 attempts for 1633 yards with 13 touchdowns, 13 interceptions.

Derek Hoebing (Vermilion 2009) is a tight end for No. 7 Michigan State, which won on the road on Nov. 27 at Penn State, 28-22. The redshirt freshman is 6-7, 258 pounds. He does not have a reception on the season. The Spartans earned a share of the Big Ten Title with No. 6 Ohio State (11-1) and No. 4 Wisconsin (11-1) of the Big Ten Title, and will play in the Capital One Bowl Jan. 1.

Nico Caponi (Perkins 2010) recorded 10 tackles and blocked one kick at defensive end for Akron (1-11).

Jarrod Cox (Port Clinton 2008) recorded 45 tackles at safety and returned one kickoff for a touchdown for No. 6 Grand Valley State for the season. GVSU lost to No. 9 Augustana in the second round of the NCAA Div. II Playoffs, 38-6.

Jack LaForce (Vermilion 2008) recorded one tackle at linebacker for No. 2 Mount Union in a win at home on Saturday in the second-round game of the Div. III Playoffs against Alfred (10-3), 37-7.

Zane Huston (Bellevue 2010) and Bryant Leparo (Bellevue 2010) contributed as defensive lineman for Lake Erie College. For the season, Loparo recorded 14 tackles, while Huston contributed eight.

Trevor Smith (Bellevue 2009) contributed 14 receptions for 124 yards for Notre Dame College (2-9) this season.

Brad Dumas (Bellevue 2009) appeared in 11 games as a long snapper for Notre Dame College.


Jimmy Chapman (Perkins 2009) qualified with automatic marks at the Kenyon College Invitiational for the NCAA Div. III National Championships in four events. Chapman, a sophmore, won the 100 butterfly at 48.52 seconds, 100 backstroke at 50.21. He also qualified with 'A' standard with the 200 and 400 medley relays, while achieving a 'B' standard national qualifying mark in the 100 freestyle at 46.04.

Gus Everson (Sandusky 2010) competed for Eastern Michigan which won its 13th consecutive EMU Invite Championship. The Eagles hosted the meet. The freshman paced the Eagles by winning 200 freestyle at 1:42.73.

Michael Gallagher (SMCC 2010) is a member of Ohio State, which won the the Short Course Nationals at OSU on Saturday. The Buckeyes defeated Michigan, 579.5-443.5. California, USC and Louisville were third, fourth and fifth.

Chris Waldock (Perkins 2010) is a member of Buffalo, which won the Zippy Invite at Akron. The invitational was a three-day event. The freshman placed seventh in the 200 butterfly at 1:56.92.


Steph Tinney (Western Reserve 2007) won the 600 meter dash for Ashland at the Oiler Open in Findlay on Saturday. The senior finished at 1 minute, 34 seconds. Tinney also anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay that finished at 3:56.82.

Kayla Sendlebach (New London 2009) placed ninth in the 800 for Findlay at the Oiler Open at 2:32.01.

Macy Caldwell (Port Clinton 2010) placed 13th at the Oiler Open in the 60 hurdles for Ashland at 9.37.

Meghan Gill (Clyde 2007) placed fourth in the high jump for Tiffin at the Oiler Open. Gill cleared 5 feet, 4.25 inches.

Logan Garcia (Clyde 2008) competed in many events at the Oiler Open for Tiffin. Garcia, a decathlete, compete in individual events. He placed 17th in the long jump at 19 feet, 4 1/4 inches, 18th in the pole vault at 12-5.25, 33rd in the shot put at 29-08, and 42nd in the 60 meter at 7.37. He also ran a leg on the Dragon's ninth place 4x400 relay.

Lee Miller (Bellevue 2007) placed fifth in the pole vault for Tiffin at the Oiler Open. Miller vaulted 14-5.25.

Kyle Steinhauser (Perkins 2009) placed 19th in the weight throw at 50-07.25 for Ashland at the Oiler Open.


Emily Stewart (Edison 2010) played in one set for Clarion (32-5), which had its best season in school history ended in the Elite Eight of the Div. II NCAA Tournament on Saturday to Dowling (31-1), 3-0. Dowling is located in N.Y., while the game was played in Louisville, KY. Season statistics were not available at press time.

Sara Sage (Huron 2008) contributed 11 kills, 17 digs for No. 6 UCLA in a loss against No. 9 Texas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Texas (25-5) defeated UCLA (22-9), 3-1. Sage recorded 104 kills, 38 digs this season.


Logan Steiber (Monroeville 2010) was the No. 5 seed in the Las Vegas Tournament for No. 19 Ohio State. The freshman suffered his first loss in 179 matches after posting a high school record of 184-1. He lost to No. 2 Jarrod Patterson of Oklahoma in the semifinals at 125 pounds. Steiber has a record at 5-2 after finishing sixth in the tournament after falling to Frank Perrell of Cornell, 9-8. The Buckeyes finished 12th as a team. Drew Stone (Oak Harbor 2010) is Steiber's backup at 125.

Cody Magrum (Oak Harbor 2008) has been No. 1 at 197 pounds for the Buckeyes the past two seasons. Magrum did not place among the top eight finishers at the Las Vegas Tournament. Kirk Tank (Oak Harbor 2008) is in his first season with the Buckeyes after sitting out one year for transferring from Michigan State.

Tristan Stoll (Edison 2007) placed runner-up in the xxx Invitational for Baldwin Wallace. Stoll's lone loss came in the final to Cortland State's Carl Corpi, 4-2. The Yellow Jackets placed fourth among nine teams.

Kieth Witt (Oak Harbor 2008), Troy Opfer (SMCC 2008), Chris Estep (Western Reserve 2006) are members of No. 28 Kent State, which lost on Sunday at No. 16 Missouri, 18-15. None of the local wrestlers competed in the matchup.

Jeffrey Pelton (Bellevue 2007) is No. 1 at 149 pounds in the NAIA for No. 1 Notre Dame College. The senior led NDC to a victory at home with a 2-0 win over No. 5 Kevin Hardy for the Falcons to defeat the Findlay Oilers, 34-3. Findlay is NCAA Div. II.

Michael Baxter (Perkins 2008) lost two matches (14-7, 18-2) at 133 for Mercyhurst College, while the Lakers managed to finish seventh in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships in Bloomsburg, Ind.

Jared Torrence (Norwalk 2009) is a member of Northern Illinois, who lost a close match on Saturday at Michigan State, 20-15. Torrence did wrestle against the Spartans.

Robbie Michaels (Clyde 2007) won at 165 pounds for Cleveland State (1-2) on Saturday in a loss at Northwestern, 32-9. Michaels defeated Kevin Bialka, 9-6.

Aric Thurn (Clyde 2008) won at 174 pounds for Cleveland State (1-2) at Northwestern. Thurn defeated Robert Kellog, 5-2.

Lawrence Cavello (Willard 2008) lost at 149 pounds for Cleveland State (1-2) against Northwestern. Cavello was defeated by Andrew Nadhir, 13-5.

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