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Junior Greg Blevins finished 117th place in 27:23.6 at the NCAA Regional Meet on Saturday, November 16.

Swimming & Diving

The Baldwin Wallace University men’s swimming and diving team lost to host Penn State Behrend (Pa.) University on Saturday, Nov. 16  in the Junker Center.
The BW men lost to PS-Behrend, 112-81. With the loss, the Yellow Jackets are now 3-4 overall.
The men were led by freshman Jacob Burk who won the 1000-yard freestyle in a time of 10:19.34 and the 500 free in 5:00.56. Sophomore Justin Allison placed first in the 100 free in 51.21 seconds and was second in the 50 free in 22.47 seconds.
The 400-yard freestyle relay team consisting of sophomore Henry Hammond, Burk, senior Bryan Hitch and freshman Taylor Elgart finished first in 3:55.91.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action on Saturday, Nov. 23 when they travel to Alliance, Ohio for a 1 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference dual match versus the University of Mount Union.
The Baldwin Wallace University women’s swimming and diving team defeated host Penn State Behrend (Pa.) University.
The Yellow Jacket women beat the Lions, 145-69.  With the win, the BW women are now 5-2 overall.
The women were led by freshman Becca Weil, who won the 1000-yard freestyle in a time of 11:35.29. Senior All-OAC and Academic All-OAC student-athlete Angela Musille placed first in the 200 free in 2:04.08. Senior Caitlin Wilson  won the 400-yard individual medley in 5:16.74 and placed second in the 500 free in 5:55.67. Sophomore Chandler Ashbaugh placed first in the 100-yard butterfly in 1:03.73. Junior Kayla Eyster won the 100 free in 57.48 seconds. Senior Emma Gerdes  placed first in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:06.36. Freshman Alice Clark won the 3-meter diving event with a score of 238.65 points.
The 400-yard medley relay team consisting of Gerdes, Musille, Ashbaugh and Eyster finished first in 4:19.85 and the 400 free relay team of Weil, Ashbaugh, Gerdes and Musille won in 3:57.78.
The Yellow Jackets are back in action on Saturday, Nov. 23 when they travel to Alliance, Ohio for a 1 p.m. Ohio Athletic Conference dual match versus the University of Mount Union. The next home meet is on December 14 when BW women host NCAA Division II Ursuline University in the BW Natatorium 12 p.m.

Women’s Basketball

Four Baldwin Wallace University women’s basketball players scored in double figures as the Yellow Jackets defeated Medaille (N.Y.) University, 72-57, in the consolation game of the Chuck Resler Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 16.
BW (1-1) was led by junior Academic All-Ohio Athletic conference guard Audrey Smolik, who scored a game-high tying 16 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Senior All-OAC guard Jessica Lairson, who was selected to the all-tournament team, tallied 14 points. Sophomore guard Alissa Munro scored 12 points and shot 3-of-6 from three-point land.  Senior forward Lexi Rohrbach had her first double-double of the season as she scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Mavericks were led by Joelle Pollak with a game-high tying 16 points and Morgan Howe added 13 points.  Danielle Reinwald grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.
The Yellow Jackets would close the opening half by outscoring the Mavericks 25-12 and take a 42-29 lead into the intermission.  During the run, Munro led the way counted for 10 points, including making three straight three-pointers, and Lairson and Rohrbach each added four points.
The Yellow Jackets forced 21 Medaille turnovers and scored 30 points off those turnovers to key the 72-57 victory.
BW opens the home portion of its schedule on Tuesday, Nov. 19 when it hosts Cleveland cross-town rival Case Western Reserve University in the first game of a women’s and men’s doubleheader in the Rudolph Ursprung Gymnasium inside the Lou Higgins Center at 6 p.m.
The Yellow Jackets then host BW Invitational Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22 and 23. On Friday, BW opens play against Defiance College at 6 p.m. and Calvin (Mich.) College and Ohio Wesleyan University play at 8 pm. The consolation and championship games are on Saturday at 2 and 4 p.m., respectively.

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Cross Country

The Baldwin Wallace University men’s cross country team placed 29th and the women were 22nd on Saturday, Nov. 16 at the 2013 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region Championship Meet, hosted by Calvin (Mich.) College.  This was the final meet of the season.
The Yellow Jacket women totaled 648 points to rank 22nd of 33 teams.
Leading the way for the women was senior Brooke Hradisky, who placed 71st of 244 total runners with a time of 23:38.5 on the 5,000-meter course.
Hradisky was followed by sophomore Kali Fittro in 121st place in 24:40.6, senior Blair Vrcan in 129th place in 24:54.8, sophomore Alyssa Nieset in 155th place in 25:30.0 and junior Dusica Vasic in 172nd place in 25:50.5.

Football
 
The Yellow Jackets ended the season by falling to Heidelberg University, 42-14, on Saturday, Nov. 16 in an OAC game on Seniors’ and Parents’ Day on Tressel Field at The George Finnie Stadium.
Heidelberg University junior running back Cartel Brooks set an NCAA all divisions record when he ran for 465 yards in 38 attempts and scored three touchdowns as the No.18-ranked Student Princes defeated Baldwin Wallace University
Brooks broke the previous NCAA record of 455 yards set earlier this season on October 26 by Octavias McKoy of Western Connecticut versus Worchester State.  Brooks’ 465 yards gives him a school-record 1,704 this season. His 465 yards also bettered the Student Prince single-game record of 337 which he set against Otterbein University on October 12.

Seniors Kevin Johnson (left) and Kory Gillisie (right) played their last game together after eight years combined high school and college football.  Photo credit: Baldwin Wallace Sports Information Department
Seniors Kevin Johnson (left) and Kory Gillisie (right) played their last game together after eight years combined high school and college football. Photo credit: Baldwin Wallace Sports Information Department

The score was tied 7-7 after one quarter, Heidelberg led 21-7 at halftime and 35-7 after three periods. With Brooks leading the way, the Student Princes outgained the Yellow Jackets, 673 yards to 446 yards, including a 505-272 advantage on the ground.
With its win, Heidelberg ends its regular season 8-2 overall and 7-2 in the OAC and now must await the NCAA Division III Playoff Selection Committee’s decision on At-Large berths. The win also cut BW’s all-time series lead to 36-21. BW has played Heidelberg more than any other opponent in its history.
BW ends its season at 6-4 overall and 5-4 in the OAC.

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