USA South Athletes of the Week - April 2, 2012
Baseball Player of the
Paul Jaglowski, Ferrum - The senior shortstop from Chesapeake, Virginia went 13-for-21 (.619) with eight runs scored, five RBI, five doubles, four stolen bases and one walk as the Panthers posted a 3-2 record last week. In a doubleheader sweep of USA South foe Averett, Jaglowski was a combined 4-for-7 with six runs scored, three RBI, two doubles, three stolen bases and one walk. In a 5-4 win over Bridgewater, Jaglowski was 3-for-5 with one run scored, one run batted in, one double and one stolen base. Finally, in two defeats versus USA South rival Methodist, Jaglowski was a combined 6-for-9 with one run scored, one run batted in and two doubles. Also Nominated: Jake Alexander, N.C. Wesleyan; James Carter, Averett; Steven Pfeiffer, Greensboro; Chris McDougal, Christopher Newport; Dustin Brown, Methodist.
Baseball Pitcher of
Greg Goldsmith, Christopher Newport - The Falls Church, Virginia junior tossed the fourth one-hitter in program history in a 6-0 win over USA South foe Averett in his only appearance for the Captains last week. Goldsmith tossed the complete game and allowed three walks with six strikeouts. Also Nominated: Chris Perry, Methodist; Michael Cobb, Greensboro; Tyler Muench, Averett.
Softball Player of the
Chloe Brzycki, Ferrum - The sophomore infielder from Lynchburg, Virginia went 11-for-29 (.379) with 12 RBI, seven runs scored, three home runs, two doubles and two walks as the Panthers posted a 5-3 record last week. In two losses to Lynchburg, Brzycki was a combined 1-for-9 with one run batted in. In a doubleheader sweep of USA South foe Mary Baldwin, Brzycki was a combined 2-for-8 with two RBI, two runs scored and one double. In a doubleheader split with USA South rival Greensboro, Brzycki was a combined 2-for-4 with two RBI, two runs scored and one home run. Finally in a doubleheader sweep of USA South foe Peace, Brzycki was a combined 6-for-8 with seven RBI, three runs scored, two home runs and one double. Also Nominated: Jenna Rudder, Averett; Meredith Mills, N.C. Wesleyan; Jordan Adams, Methodist; Jennifer Falin, Christopher Newport; Denise Mitchell, Shenandoah.
Softball Pitcher of
Jessica Dzeskewicz, Meredith - The Yadkinville, North Carolina junior earned a 4-0 record in four appearances last week for the Avenging Angels. Dzeskewicz totaled 19.1 innings pitched and allowed one run on nine hits with three walks and 18 strikeouts. In a game-one, 3-2, win over USA South foe N.C. Wesleyan, Dzeskewicz came on in relief to record one out and earn the victory. In a game-two, 4-0, victory over N.C. Wesleyan, Dzeskewicz tossed a complete-game shutout and allowed seven hits with seven strikeouts. In a 4-1 win over USA South rival Mary Baldwin, Dzeskewicz again pitched a complete-game while allowing one run on two hits with seven strikeouts. Finally, in a 14-0, five-inning, win over Sweet Briar, Dzeskewicz did not allow a hit in her five innings pitched with two walks and four strikeouts. Also Nominated: Brooke Over, Shenandoah; Kaitlyn Culler, Ferrum; Melanie Hazelwood, Christopher Newport.
Lacrosse Player of the
Brittany Ziobro, Greensboro - The Winter Park, Florida junior attacker set a new school and USA South record for points in a game with 13 in a 20-0 victory over USA South foe N.C. Wesleyan in the team's only action last week. Ziobro tallied six goals and seven assists in the win. Also Nominated: Ashton Marshall, Christopher Newport; Courtney Hamm, Ferrum; Kelsey Griffin, LaGrange; Samantha Sisson, Shenandoah.
Player of the Week
Ashley Cross, Shenandoah - The Agawam, Massachusetts sophomore goalkeeper helped the Hornets to a 2-1 record last week by posting one shutout and stopping 29 shots. In a 17-11 win over Randolph-Macon, Cross collected nine saves and one groundball. In a 21-0 victory over USA South foe LaGrange, Cross posted the shutout and made four saves. Finally, in a 16-8 loss to Susquehanna, Cross stopped 16 shots. Also Nominated: Chelsea Totaro, LaGrange; Kelly Lane, Christopher Newport; Tierra Lyles, Greensboro.
Men's Tennis Player of
Eric Shulman, Christopher Newport - The senior from Glen Allen, Virginia earned a 3-0 record at number-one singles and a 3-1 mark at the top doubles position last week for the Captains. Shulman earned straight-set singles wins over opponents from nationally-ranked N.C. Wesleyan, Ferrum and Roanoke. He teamed with Matt King to earn two doubles wins and Will Sloan for the remaining one. Also Nominated: Artsiom Prostak, N.C. Wesleyan; David Lembke, Averett; Greg Patterson, Methodist.
Women's Tennis Player
of the Week
Laura Baker, Methodist - The Lincolnton, North Carolina sophomore earned a 2-0 record at the number-three and number-one singles positions to go along with a 6-0 record at the top doubles spot last week for the Monarchs. She earned singles wins at the number-three spot over opponents from Meredith and Ferrum while two more wins at the top-singles spot were over opponents from Peace and Southern Virginia. Baker teamed with Katherine Meindl to collect the doubles wins over opponents from Meredith, Ferrum, Peace, Greensboro, Southern Virginia and Shenandoah. Also Nominated: Kristin Seidel, N.C. Wesleyan; Puja Patel, Meredith.
Rookies of the Week
Baseball Rookie of the
Timothy Coston, Averett - The freshman from Knightdale, North Carolina went 4-for-12 (.333) with six RBI, three runs scored, two doubles and one home run as the Cougars posted a 2-1 record last week. In a 12-6 loss to USA South foe Ferrum, Coston was hitless but did score a run and drew a walk. In a 23-0 win over Virginia University of Lynchburg, Coston was 1-for-4 with three RBI and one double. Finally, in a 10-3 victory over Roanoke, Coston was 3-for-4 with three RBI, two runs scored, one double and his first collegiate home run. Also Nominated: Brad Guengerich, N.C. Wesleyan.
Pitcher of the Week
Hatteras Brooks, N.C. Wesleyan - The Washington, North Carolina freshman tossed a complete-game shutout in his only appearance for the Bishops last week. In an 8-0 victory over Hampden-Sydney, Brooks went the distance and allowed four hits with three walks and six strikeouts. Also Nominated: A.J. Howell, Averett.
of the Week
Sabrina Hill, Christopher Newport - The freshman first baseman from Stafford, Virginia went 11-for-27 (.407) with nine RBI, four runs scored, three doubles, one home run, two walks and one stolen base as the Captains posted a 7-1 record last week. In a doubleheader sweep of USA South foe Methodist, Hill was a combined 2-for-7 with two RBI, two runs scored and one stolen base. In a doubleheader sweep of Lynchburg, Hill was a combined 4-for-8 with two doubles and two RBI. In a doubleheader split with Mary Washington, Hill was a combined 2-for-7 with two RBI and one run scored. Finally, in a doubleheader sweep of USA South rival Greensboro, Hill was a combined 3-for-5 with three RBI, one single, one double, one home run and two walks. Also Nominated: Kendra Hoes, N.C. Wesleyan; Morgan Jones, Averett; Amanda White, Meredith; Lindsay Tippett, Methodist.
Pitcher of the Week
Lisa Mitro, Averett - The Richmond, Virginia freshman appeared in three games last week and earned three no-decisions for the for the Cougars last week versus USA South competition. Mitro totaled 7.1 innings pitched and allowed one run on ten hits with two strikeouts. In an 8-6 win over Peace, Mitro tossed 1.2 innings of relief and allowed one run on four hits with one strikeout. In a 10-2 victory over Mary Baldwin, Mitro pitched one-third of an inning, allowing one hit. Finally, in a 2-1 loss to Methodist, Mitro tossed the first 5.1 innings without allowing a run on five hits with one strikeout.
Rookie of the Week
Liz Bereit, Shenandoah - The Latrobe, Pennsylvania freshman midfielder tallied nine points on five goals and four assists last week as the Hornets posted a 2-1 record. Bereit also accumulated ten draw controls, four groundballs and four caused turnovers last week. In a 17-11 win over Randolph-Macon, Bereit scored one goal with four draw controls, one groundball and one caused turnover. In a 21-0 victory over USA South foe LaGrange, Bereit totaled three goals and three assists with five draw controls, two groundballs and two caused turnovers. Finally, in a 16-8 loss to Susquehanna, Bereit scored one goal and added one assist with one draw control, one groundball and one caused turnover. Also Nominated: Caila Cummings, Ferrum; Nadya Fedun, Greensboro; Sophia Duran, LaGrange.
Men's Tennis Rookie of
Hans Baumstark, Methodist - The freshman from Subic Bay, Philippines earned a 3-0 singles record at the number-two singles position and a 1-1 mark at the top doubles spot last week for the Monarchs. Baumstark earned singles wins over opponents from Ferrum, Hampden-Sydney and Shenandoah. In doubles action, Baumstark teamed with Duncan Miller to earn a win over Ferrum. Also Nominated: Mikhail Polyakov, Averett; Peter Hviid, N.C. Wesleyan; Will Sloan, Christopher Newport.
Rookie of the Week
Michelle Hart, N.C. Wesleyan - The freshman from Rosebud, Australia earned a 3-0 singles and doubles record last week for the Bishops. She earned two singles wins at the number-three positions over opponents from Ferrum and Greensboro while one win, over Ferrum, came at the number-two spot. In doubles, all three victories came at the number-two position with teammate Yvonne Kamegne. Also Nominated: Emily Talley, Methodist.
PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.