Jan. 21, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -- The Patriot League announced its weekly awards for Jan. 13-19 in swimming and diving and track and field on Tuesday.
Patriot League Swimming and Diving Weekly Awards
MALE SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
JACOB MOYAR, LEHIGH Fr., Centreville, Va.
Moyar helped lead Lehigh to a 209-53 win over Loyola Maryland on Saturday by placing first in a pair of individual events. He won the 200 fly with a time of 1:52.24 and the 200 IM in 1:57.25 to help pace the Mountain Hawks. Moyar earns his first Patriot League Male Swimmer of the Week award.
FEMALE SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
MORGAN COHARA, COLGATE So., Sagamore Hills, Ohio
Cohara had a dominant week for the Raiders with six individual event victories. She claimed the 200 free (1:54.04), 200 back (2:05.88) and 500 free (5:05.60) against Binghamton on Thursday before winning the 100 back (57.99), 200 back (2:06.21) and 500 free (5:04.49) in a League meet against Army and Lafayette on Saturday. She was also part of Colgate's 400 medley relay team which beat the Black Knights and Leopards. Cohara earns her second Patriot League Female Swimmer of the Week award.
MALE DIVER OF THE WEEK
NICK VIDETTI, HOLY CROSS Sr., Woodcliff Lake, N.J.
Videtti won the Whit Griffith Award for Male Diver of the Meet at the Worcester City Championship for the second straight season after claiming victories in both the 1-meter (391.55) and 3-meter (386.6) events. He helped the Crusaders to a second-place finish in the three-team event. Videtti wins the Patriot League Male Diver of the Week award for the second time in his career.
FEMALE DIVER OF THE WEEK
ELLE MIXA, LOYOLA MARYLAND Sr., St. Petersburg Beach, Fla.
Mixa broke the school record and qualified for the NCAA Zone Championships with a score of 266.92 in the 1-meter against Lehigh on Saturday. She became the first Greyhound to qualify for the NCAA Zones in Head Coach Brian Loeffler's 21-year tenure and in Loyola's Division I history. Mixa easily bested the previous school record of 255.23 set by Megan Sterback in 2006. She swept the diving events for the fourth time this season as she also posted a winning score of 243.23 in the 3-meter. Mixa takes her third Patriot League Female Diver of the Week award.
COURTNEY PATTERSON, LEHIGH So., Cherry Hill, N.J.
Patterson took first place in three individual events and also anchored the winning 800 free relay team which set a pool record in Lehigh's 192-70 win at home against Loyola Maryland on Saturday.
SAM MO, ARMY Jr., Great Neck, N.Y.
Mo won both the 200 breast and 100 back as Army defeated both Lafayette and Colgate on Saturday.
ARIANA BULLARD, ARMY Fr., Carmel, Ind.
Bullard won the 100 fly and 200 fly to help Army sweep Lafayette and Colgate on Saturday.
MICHAEL BROWN, LOYOLA MARYLAND Sr., Timonium, Md.
Brown won both the 1-meter (282.97) and 3-meter (267.08) diving competitions against Lehigh on Saturday.
Patriot League Track and Field Weekly Awards
M-F ATHLETIC MALE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
CLYDE WILSON, ARMY Jr., Corpus Christi, Texas
Wilson took first place with an IC4A qualifying time of 2:26.26 in the 1,000-meter run at the Battle of Beantown on Saturday. He beat the IC4A standard by more than two seconds with the school's top time this season. Wilson wins his first Patriot League M-F Athletic Male Track Athlete of the Week award for the indoor season.
M-F ATHLETIC FEMALE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
ROSA MORIELLO, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Sr., Naugatuck, Conn.
Moriello won both the 3,000-meter run and the mile while setting ECAC qualifying times in each event at the BU Multi-Team Meet on Thursday. She beat the ECAC standard by more than 15 seconds while finishing with a time of 9:42.97 in the 3,000-meter, and topped the mark by more than seven seconds in the mile with a time of 4:51.56. She leads the Patriot League in both events this season. Moriello wins her first Patriot League M-F Athletic Female Track Athlete of the Week award.
M-F ATHLETIC MALE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
ZACK DUNCAVAGE, NAVY Sr., League City, Texas
Duncavage set IC4A standards in both the shot put and weight throw as Navy finished first in a Five-Team Meet in Annapolis. He threw a personal-best 16.41 meters in the shot put to win the event and easily eclipse the IC4A standard of 15.70, and placed second in the weight throw with an IC4A mark of 17.75 meters that topped the standard of 17.00. Duncavage is named Patriot League M-F Athletic Male Field Athlete of the Week for the first time during the indoor season.
M-F ATHLETIC FEMALE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
MARESSA GUYNN, NAVY Sr., Uniontown, Pa.
Guynn finished in second place in the weight throw at the Terrapin Invitational on Saturday with an ECAC qualifying mark of 16.44 meters. She helped Navy to a second-place finish in the 15-team field and recorded the team's first ECAC qualifying mark of the season. Guynn takes home the Patriot League M-F Athletic Female Field Athlete of the Week award for the first time in the indoor season.
M-F ATHLETIC MALE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
JUSTIN FLYNN, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Fr., Rochester Hills, Mich.
Flynn put up one of the fastest times in the Patriot League this season and hit an IC4A qualifying mark with a time of 6.91 seconds to take first place in the 60-meter dash on Thursday at the BU Multi-Team Meet. Flynn wins his first Patriot League M-F Athletic Male Rookie of the Week award.
M-F ATHLETIC FEMALE ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
DJENNE PARIS, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Fr., Brookfield, Conn.
Paris took fourth place with a time of 7.96 seconds in the 60-meter dash and ran on Boston University's winning 4 X 400 meter relay team which set an ECAC qualifying time of 3:49.75 to take first place at the BU Multi-Team Meet. Paris claims her first Patriot League M-F Athletic Female Rookie of the Week honor.
STUART ROSS, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Jr., Glascow, Scotland
Ross set an IC4A qualifying mark with a time of 1:04.65 in the 500-meter run at the BU Multi-Team Meet on Thursday.
LAUREL NEPOSCHLAN, ARMY Jr., Springfield, Ill.
Neposchlan hit an ECAC qualifying height with a mark of 3.65 meters to take first place in the pole vault at the Battle of Beantown on Saturday.
STEPHANIE OKPOEBO, HOLY CROSS Sr., Chelmsford, Mass.
Okpoebo set a Holy Cross record with an ECAC qualifying time of 7.14 in the 55-meter dash against New Hampshire on Saturday, and also won the 200-meter dash in 25.92 to help Holy Cross pull out a narrow victory.
JIMMY MILLER, LEHIGH Sr., Ijamsville, Md.
Miller won the 3,000-meter run with an IC4A qualifying time of 8:25.96 at Lehigh's Angry Birds Invitational on Saturday.
BLAKE EDWARDS, BOSTON UNIVERSITY Sr., Nashville, Tenn.
Edwards just hit the IC4A mark with a long jump of 7.03 meters to take first place at the BU Multi-Team Meet on Thursday.
BROOKE ASTOR, LEHIGH Sr., Milltown, N.J.
Astor had an ECAC qualifying time of 8.75 seconds in the 60m Hurdles at Lehigh's Angry Birds Invitational on Saturday.