SU roundup: Mohlmann finishes 17th in NCAA heptathlon

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DELAWARE, Ohio — Shenandoah University junior Jaclyn Mohlmann completed her participation Friday in the 2014 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a 17th-place finish in the heptathlon.

After struggling with the opening long jump, fouling on the first two of her three attempts, Mohlmann recovered to begin day two with a leap of 4.81 meters that was good for 508 points.

She then had a personal record in the javelin, throwing it 35.48 meters for an additional 581 points, before finishing with a 2:25.02 in the 800 meters for her final 757 points.

Her two-day total of 4,394 was good for 17th place in the 22-woman competition.

The 2014-15 track season begins with an indoor meet in early December.


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Shenandoah junior Michael Paul leads three SU players earning ABCA honors in selections announced Friday by the organization.

Paul, the Hornets starting third baseman, was named second team All-America as well as first team All-South Region and South Region Player of the Year.

The selections add to Paul previously being named first team All-ODAC, ODAC Player of the Year, ODAC and Demorest All-Tournament teams, D3baseball.com South Region Player of the Year and second team All-America by D3baseball.com.

Sophomores Darrell Thompson and Billy Arens join Paul in earning ABCA accolades by both being named All-Region.

Thompson, the Hornets No. 1 starter on the mound, was selected first team All-Region at pitcher with Arens garnering a third team pick at shortstop.

Thompson and Arens both were previously named first team All-ODAC.

Paul led the Hornets this season with a .444 average and had nine home runs, 21 doubles and a second-best-in-nation 62 RBI.

Thompson, who also earned ODAC Pitcher of the Year honors, finished with a 10-2 record and 75 strikeouts in 86 1/3 innings pitched.

Arens hit .404 out of the leadoff and No. 2 positions in the batting order while adding five doubles, a triple and a team-high 10 stolen bases.

The 2015 schedule will be announced later this summer.