2015-16 Marathon Scholar Athletes


Cassandra Brown (Sr.), Softball: Brown was recently named FAR Student Athlete of the Year...is having a superb month batting .429 with 3 home runs along with a slugging percentage of .786 and a perfect fielding percentage at shortstop...she also coaches 7U softball.

Women's Honor Roll: Sarah Herb, Women's Golf; Theresa Scott, Track and Field; Emily Roussel, Women's Lacrosse.








Alec McCurry (So.), Baseball: McCurry is one of the top offensive standouts for the baseball squad, hitting .349 in April with 4 doubles...leads the team with a .359 overall average and also leads the team with 4 stolen bases.

Men's Honor Roll: Jay Green, Men's Golf.











Caroline Nelhage (Jr.), Women's Tennis: Tiffin's first singles player who is currently undefeated in regional and non-regional play...is 11-0 in singles play...ranked 3rd in the Midwest Region and 40th in the nation.

Women's Honor Roll: Tori Nelson, Women's Lacrosse; Emilie Seyfang, Equestrian; Cassandra Brown, Softball; Morgan Dunleavy, Swimming and Diving; Sarah Herb, Women's Golf; Javean Douglas, Women's Track and Field.








Nick Hueneburg (Sr.), Baseball: Currently leads the GLIAC in home runs with 10...had a huge month of March with 17 RBI as well as 21 hits, 4 doubles, 1 triple, and 5 home runs in 16 games...also involved with the Exercise Science Club.

Men's Honor Roll: Michael King, Men's Track and Field; Jake Cramer, Wrestling; Brett Green, Men's Golf; Victor Fernandes, Men's Tennis; John Tidenberg, Men's Golf.










Theresa Scott (Sr.), Women's Indoor Track and Field: Tiffin's career record holder in 60 meter dash...was ranked 1st in the GLIAC and 8th in the nation in the 60...was an NCAA qualifier in the 60 meters as well as GLIAC Tournament champion and GLIAC record holder in the event...is President of the TU Sports Management Club, a member of Student Government, and member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Women's Honor Roll: Caroline Harpaintner, Women's Tennis; Emily Roussel, Women's Lacrosse; Morgan Lynch, Equestrian.












Coy Blair (Jr.), Men's Indoor Track and Field:  Tiffin's career record holder in the shot put and weight throw...ranked 1st in the GLIAC in shot put and 3rd in weight throw...GLIAC champion in shot put...is 2nd in the nation in shot put and 4th in weight throw.

Men's Honor Roll: Luis Ludena, Men's Tennis; Alex Brown, Men's Basketball; Nick Hueneburg, Baseball.












Anastasiia Kvitchenko (So.), Women's Swimming and Diving: Standout swimmer who swam a personal record 2:03.99 in the 200 butterfly at the Eastern Michigan Invite...one of the top TU swimmers who is on track to qualify for NCAA Nationals with numerous Provisional B cuts.

Women's Honor Roll: Theresa Scott, Women's Indoor Track; Ali Schirmer, Women's Basketball; Katherine Stone, Equestrian.








James Ngandu (Jr.), Indoor Track and Field:  TU's 5000 meter school record holder who was also GLIAC Cross Country champion and TU's cross country record holder...named GLIAC MVP Men's Runner of the Year...NCAA National Athlete of the Week...also volunteered at St. Francis Hospice fundraiser and is an accomplished Kenyan Poet.

Men's Honor Roll: Chrisean Marsden, Men's Basketball; Jake Cramer, Wrestling; Ygor Zanardo, Men's Swimming.












Miranda Mondozzi (Sr.), Indoor Track and Field: Standout track thrower who set personal best with weight throw of 62-7.75 to qualify for NCAA National Championships...currently ranked 2nd in the nation and 1st in the GLIAC in the event...has been the track and field SAAC representative for four years and is also a member of Criminal Justice National Honor Society and National Society of Leadership and Success.

Women's Honor Roll: Anastasiia Kvitchenko, Women's Swimming; Jordan Fraley, Women's Basketball.








Garrett Gray (Jr.), Wrestling: Gray had a banner month, winning the Ohio Northern Invite, the Midwest Classic (beating the 4th ranked wrestler in the nation in the finals), and was unbeaten at National Duals with 4 pins and a technical fall...currently ranked 2nd in the nation at 285 pounds and 1st in the GLIAC and Region...SAAC representative who is also involved with youth wrestling.

Men's Honor Roll: James Ngandu, Men's Indoor Track and Field; Ygor Zanardo, Men's Swimming; Jonathan Sutherlin, Men's Basketball.






Valentina Mazzola (Sr.), Women's Tennis: Team captain who earned her fourth consecutive All-GLIAC selection this season...pulled out a three-set match at the GLIAC tournament to give TU a 5-4 win over Ferris State and lead TU to the Semifinals.

Women's Honor Roll: Kayla Persinger, Volleyball; Sara Chura, Cross Country; Bre Nauman, Women's Basketball.







Stephen Saddler (Sr.), Men's Soccer: All-GLIAC performer who led TU in their postseason game against Northwood...SAAC member...Athletes in Action member.

Men's Honor Roll: Kier Scott, Equestrian; Morgan Loyd, Football; James Ngandu, Cross Country; Khaleal McCormick, Men's Basketball; Travis Salyer, Wrestling.










Kasey Adelsperger (Soph.), Volleyball: Team captain who leads the team in hitting with a .320 average...averages 2.19 kills per set and 0.56 blocks per set...is actively involved with her church...was a three-sport athlete in high school.

Women's Honor Roll: Adrianna Currie, Women's Soccer; Taylor McCluskey, Equestrian; Ashley Linton, Cross Country; Staci Ludwig, Women's Golf; Valentina Mazzola, Women's Tennis.











Luke Schlicher (Sr.), Men's Golf: Tied for 2nd overall at Kyle Ryman Memorial and helped lead the Dragons to a win at the tourney...helped lead the team to a Top 10 finish at the Midwest Regional...had the lowest TU score at the UIS Island Getaway...finished 3rd overall and led the team to a 4th place finish at UIS Island Getaway...active in intramurals...helped young golfers at a camp in Connecticut...volunteered at the Promedica fundraiser and is leading the Salvation Army Toy Drive for kids in Seneca County.

Men's Honor Roll: Chris McKown, Cross Country; Stephen Saddler, Men's Soccer.









Svetlana Gudenkova (Soph.), Women's Soccer: Scored 6 goals with 2 assists in September...total of 14 points in the month, placing her second in the GLIAC in points...made GLIAC Honor Roll three times in September.

Women's Honor Roll: Kayla Hughes, Equestrian; Sarah Herb, Women's Golf; Ashley Linton, Women's Cross Country; Alexandria Miglin, Volleyball.







Antonio Pipkin (Jr.), Football: GLIAC Player of the Week vs. Walsh with 520 yards and 4 touchdowns...top Division II quarterback in the nation, averaging 438 yards per game...dual sport athlete who also competes in basketball...works intramural sports on campus.

Men's Honor Roll: Danny Fallon, Men's Soccer; Christopher McKown, Men's Cross Country; Jay Green, Men's Golf.