NCAC Athletes of the Week

Wednesday, February 19, 2018

   
  Men's Basketball (Click here for a complete list of 2017-18 NCAC Men's Basketball Players of the Week)
                  

Eli Silverman-Lloyd, Oberlin
(Culver City, CA/Winward) 

GP/GS: 2/2
Points: 37 (18.5 ppg)  
FG/FGA: 13/25 (.520)     
3FG/3FGA: 6/15 (.400)      
FT/FTA: 5/7 (.714)
Rebounds: 11 (5.5 rpg)

Oberlin junior guard Eli Silverman-Lloyd led the Yeomen in scoring in a pair of must win road games last week that helped the Yeomen secure a berth into the 2018 NCAC Men’s Basketball Tournament. He opened the week with 21 points and seven rebounds in a 65-53 win at Allegheny, before scoring nine of his 16 points during the Yeomen’s second-half surge in which they overcame a 21-point deficit to post a 76-71 win at DePauw. In the two games combined, Silverman-Lloyd shot 52 percent (13-of-25) from the field, 40 percent (6-of-15) from three-point range and 71 percent (5-of-7) from the free throw line.

  Women's Basketball (Click here for a complete list of 2017-18 NCAC Women's Basketball Players of the Week)
               

Maya Howard, DePauw
(St. Louis, MO/MICDS)

GP/GS: 1/1
Points: 24
FG/FGA: 8/16 (.500)
3FG/3FGA: 3/5 (.600) 
Rebounds: 4
Steals: 1
Assists: 5  

DePauw junior guard Maya Howard helped secure the Tigers’ fourth perfect, 16-0, NCAC regular season since joining the league following a 66-56 win over Oberlin last Saturday. Howard poured in a game-high 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting, including 3-for-5 from beyond the arc. In addition, Howard added five assists, four rebounds and one steal in the win. 

   
  Men's Lacrosse (Click here for a complete list of 2018 NCAC Men's Lacrosse Players of the Week)

Jake Waxter, Denison
(Baltimore, MD/Gilman)

GP/GS: 1/1
Goals: 4
Assists: 1
Points: 5
Shots: 13
Shots on Goal: 8

Denison midfielder Jake Waxter led the Big Red with four goals and one assist in a 12-10 win over No. 20 Washington and Lee. Two of Waxter’s goals came during a pivotal 4-0 run between the second and third quarters that allowed DU to pull ahead. Waxter scored 28 goals and had 14 assists a season ago.

   
  Men's Tennis (Click here for a complete list of 2018 NCAC Men's Tennis Players of the Week)

Titas Bera, Wooster
(North Potomac, MD/Wootton) 

Wooster senior Titas Bera was a perfect 4-0 to help lead the Scots in a pair of team victories last weekend in Wisconsin against Carthage, 5-4, and Concordia (WI), 8-1. He picked up a 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 come-from-behind win over Herman Abban to help secure the team win over Carthage, before logging his 100th career win at Wooster during singles play against Concordia with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Nolan Rodemacher in the top flight. He also won both of his doubles matches with junior partner Jesse DeWitt (Brooksville, FL/Nature Coast Technical), topping Carthage, 9-7, in the second position, and Concordia, 9-8 (7-2) in the top spot in the lineup.

   
  Women's Tennis (Click here for a complete list of 2018 NCAC Women's Tennis Players of the Week)
 

Carli Milano, Wittenberg
(Beavercreek, OH/Carroll) 

Wittenberg junior Carli Milano posted a personal record of 3-1 as the Tigers split a pair of matches in Indiana on Saturday with a 7-2 win over St. Francis (IN) and a narrow 6-3 loss against Saint Mary’s (IN). Both of her singles wins came in the top flight against St. Mary’s Christina Lombardi 6-3, 6-1, and St. Francis’ Hannah Haas by a 6-2, 6-2, margin. She also joined with freshman Kathleen McGuff (Gahanna, OH/Lincoln) for an 8-5 win in the second doubles flight against St. Francis.

   
  Men's Indoor Track & Field (Click here for a complete list of 2017-18 NCAC Men's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week)  
      

Distance/Middle Distance

Darcy Isaish, Ohio Wesleyan 
(Akron, OH/Firestone) 

Ohio Wesleyan sophomore Darcy Isaiah finished fourth in the 800-meter run at the non-scored Findlay Meet for Everyone. Isaiah crossed the line in 1:59.32 which is currently the second fastest in the NCAC.

    

Sprints/Hurdles

RaShawn Jones, Wabash
(Indianapolis, IN/Lawrence Central) 

Wabash sophomore RaShawn Jones earned the top spot on the podium with a winning time of 8.37 in the 60-meter hurdles at Saturday’s DePauw Indoor Classic. Jones’ time is the fastest by an NCAC compeitor this season and is the second-best time of his career. 

      

Field Events

D’Anthony Dorsey, Wittenberg
(Winter Haven, FL/Lakeland) 

Wittenberg junior D’Anthony Dorsey won the shot put with a throw of 13.86m and added a third-place finish in the weight throw (15.01m) to lead the Tigers to a third-place finish at the DePauw Indoor Classic. 

   
  Women's Indoor Track & Field (Click here for a complete list of 2017-18 NCAC Women's Indoor Track & Field Athletes of the Week)  
       

Distance/Middle Distance

Shannon Wargo, Oberlin 
(LaGrange, OH/Keystone) 

Oberlin sophomore Shannon Wargo earned a second-place finish in the mile at The Buckeye Tune-Up last Friday. Wargo crossed the line in 5:09.68. Wargo has the best time in the conference this season of 5:09.58. 

      Sprints/Hurdles

Imani Cook-Gist, Oberlin
(Santa Monica, CA/Harvard Westlake) 

Oberlin junior  Imani Cook-Gist placed first in both the 60- and 200-meter events at Mount Union last Saturday. Cook-Gist finished the 60-meter race in 7.92 seconds and crossed the line in 26.56 in the 200. Her time in the 60 is first in the conference and in the 200 she ranks second. 

       Field Events

Ana Richardson, Oberlin
(Eugene, OR/South Eugene) 

Oberlin senior Ana Richardson had a strong showing at the Buckeye Tune-Up last Friday. Facing mostly Division I athletes, Richardson set the school record in the weight throw with a heave of 18.41 meters to finish fourth overall. Her mark is the best in the NCAC and is the second best mark in Division III.