Campus Cruise - Baseball
Senior third baseman Mike Kennedy of Hilliard Darby and junior right-hander Pat Kennedy of Westerville South made first-team all-Presidents Athletic Conference for Washington & Jefferson. Mike Kennedy batted .415 with 28 RBI. Pat Kennedy went 7-0 with a 4.72 ERA in 61 innings.
Columbus Dispatch



TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
Campbell Looks to Cut Her Teeth
Sarah Campbell’s parents knew where she belonged and they made sure to push her to get there.
Ashtabula Star-Beacon

Scott Code Hired as Assistant at Thomas More College
Former Campbell County High School coach Scott Code has been hired as an assistant at Thomas More College.
Bluegrass State Basketball

Thewes Headed to Bethany
LOUISVILLE - St. Thomas Aquinas High School graduate Alyssa Thewes will continue her volleyball career this fall at Bethany College.
Canton Repository


Bridgeport's Benda Bound for Bethany
After suffering a serious ankle injury during softball season, it appeared as though Rachel Benda's college basketball career would never get started. However, after going through some rigorous rehabilitation Bethany College decided to give the recent Bridgeport High School graduate a chance.

Martins Ferry Times Leader

Pascarella and Pohlot Continue Their Winning Ways
Washington and Jefferson College senior right fielder Neil Pascarella had hoped to conclude his career by competing at the eight-team NCAA Division III Baseball Championship in Appleton, Wisc., over Memorial Day weekend. That didn't happen; however, the Ringgold High School graduate did finish with some impressive team and individual accomplishments.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review



NCAA Women's Basketball: New Grove City coach excited, ready for challenge
GROVE CITY — New Grove City College women’s basketball coach Michelle Bruns aims to bring an innovative new game plan to a program that hasn’t had a winning season in six years.
Allied News

Code Lands on His Feet as Thomas More Aide
As quickly as the door was shutting in the face of Scott Code as boys' basketball coach at Campbell County High School another one was opening for him in the college ranks.
The Cincinnati Enquirer



FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2010
D-III Membership Committee Approves Five New Members
The Division III Membership Committee is recommending active status for five institutions that successfully completed all four years of the Division III provisional membership process. If approved by the Division III Management Council next month, the following schools will begin active status in Division III on September 1 ...


Saints No. 12 in USA Today Sports Weekly

(MCLAIN, Va.) - Thomas More College is ranked No. 12 in the nation in the USA Today Sports Weekly's College Football Division III Poll.  The poll appears in a preseason publication that is on newsstands now.


Bethany to Host Volleyball Clinic
BETHANY - The Bethany College women's volleyball team will host its Summer Skills Volleyball Position Clinic July 31 at Hummel Field House.
The (Steubenville) Herald-Star/Weirton Daily Times


TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
McCaleb: Life Is More Than a Game
Football means a lot to Derrell McCaleb. But it doesn’t mean so much he was willing to overlook the whole reason for going to college just for a game he will eventually have to quit playing. And that is exactly why the son of Renee Powell and Lorne McCaleb chose to attend Thiel College next fall.
Ashtabula Star-Beacon



Shimmel off to Westminster College

The new situation just seemed to fit Joe Shimmel. And, because of that, it seems the newest situation also will fit the Toronto High School graduate. Shimmel will continue his academic and athletic careers at Westminster College, where he will major in education and play basketball.

Weirton Daily Times

Diamond is a Ballgirl's Best Friend
“I hear that it’s someone’s 21st birthday a lot,” said Marsh, the right fielder for Geneva. “The last game, I did have a fan who kissed me and we had to call security. That was memorable.”
Beaver County Times

Riverside Grad Evans Enters the Real World
NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. - Just a matter of weeks removed from his May 22 graduation from Westminster College, Dave Evans has already gone from line drives to life lessons.
Ellwood City Ledger

Geneva Receives Three D-10 Commitments
Geneva College had three Mercer graduates commit to its football team recently. Andrew Erdos, Richard McCullough and Andy Reda will all play for coach Geno DeMarco in the fall.

Local All-Stars Ready
The 2010 BeeGraphix Football Classic kicks off today at Peters Township High School at 7 p.m. The game is sponsored by the Tri-County Football Coaches Association and is in its 14th year.


PG North: Seneca Valley's Mueller Wants to Prove Point
The opportunity to play football at the NCAA Division I-AA level was there for Seneca Valley senior Luke Mueller. Another opportunity proved more important. That was simply just to play football, as soon as possible and as much as possible. "I definitely want to play as much football as I can," Mueller said. That is a big reason why this 6-foot, 210-pound outside linebacker has chosen to play at Division III Thiel College in the fall.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


PG South: Bethel's Bliss Still Proving Himself
Matt Bliss spent his only season as Bethel Park's starting quarterback proving he belonged.

Tomorrow, he'll try to do it once again ... After originally committing to Mercyhurst, Bliss eventually decided on Washington & Jefferson, where he'll join the Presidents, a perennial powerhouse in the NCAA Division III Presidents' Athletic Conference.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


District College Roundup
The Westminster (Pa.) College swimming team's 2010 recruiting list includes three WPIAL athletes: North Allegheny's Jake Scherer, Bethel Park's Lyss Hoffman and Greensburg Central Catholic's Stephanie Oleyar.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010

Bednar Was Mr. Everything
STEUBENVILLE — Gregg Bahen has been associated with the Catholic Central football program for many years. He said Crusaders graduate Mickey Bednar was a first for him.
Weirton Daily Times

Yanda's Decision Took Some Time
STEUBENVILLE — Matt Yanda just needed a little push and his father, Larry, was glad to be the one to shove. The Catholic Central graduate wasn’t sure if playing football was in his college future.
Weirton Daily Times


MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010

TMC football ranked in DIII polls

The Thomas More Saints football team is listed in two national football magazines’ NCAA Division III Top 25 preseason polls. TMC is ranked No. 12 in the Sporting News and No. 18 in Lindy’s.

Cincinnati Enquirer


SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 2010

College notebook: In baseball

Senior pitcher Mitch McClay, a Trinity graduate, led Washington & Jefferson with 37 strikeouts. McClay had a 5-1 record.

Washington Observer-Reporter



College notes: On the field

Grove City (Pa.) senior pitcher Mike Herringshaw (NDCL) was a first-team all-Presidents' Athletic Conference selection. Herringshaw tied the school's single-season wins record by finishing 9-4 with a 3.48 ERA and a conference-high 851⁄3 innings.



MONDAY, JUNE 7, 2010

Division III, NAIA programs growing

Local Division III schools Thomas More and Mount St. Joseph started their football programs in 1990, partly to increase the schools' enrollments.

Cincinnati Enquirer


College bound

Yager, the son of Carroll County basketball coach Carroll Yager , is looking forward to playing at northern Kentucky's Thomas More College.

Madison Courier



FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2010

2 North East football players pick colleges

North East standouts Jimmy Bailey and Zac Henry will continue their football careers in college next fall. Bailey, a quarterback and defensive back, will play for NCAA Division III Grove City College.



W&J named inductees

Washington & Jefferson College has chosen six new inductees for the 2010 class of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame. This year's class - the 12th group inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame - includes Nemanja Kuzmanovic ('03 Water Polo and Swimming), Ken Mason ('64 Robert M. Murphy Award), Angelo Morascyzk ('77 Wrestling), Mike Pratt ('81 Basketball), Brian Sullivan ('95 Cross Country and Track & Field) and Lynne Unice ('94 Basketball).

Washington Observer-Reporter




College sports briefs

Washington & Jefferson was ranked No. 13 in NCAA Division III by the Sporting News and No. 21 by Lindy's.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review




Old Saybrook's McNeil Earns Track MVP at Bethany College

Old Saybrook High School graduate and Bethany College senior Taylor McNeil recently earned the men's track MVP Award.



Sideline shorts

Pat Kennedy of Westerville, a pitcher with Washington & Jefferson College, was recently named to the 2010 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division Baseball Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Westerville News & Public Opinion


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