SU roundup: Mohlmann, Barb, Baker earn player of week honors
FOREST — For the second time in three weeks, Shenandoah University senior Jaclyn Mohlmann has been named Old Dominion Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week for women’s indoor track & field in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
Mohlmann earns the honor for the second time this season, and fourth time in her career, after setting a new school record with 3464 points in the indoor pentathlon at the Naval Academy this past Thursday.
She set new school records in the high jump, long jump and indoor pentathlon on her way to a third place finish in the 15-woman event.
Mohlmann was the top DIII competitor in the field and the 3464 points breaks the school record of 3338 set last season at the North Central (Ill.) Final Qualifier.
Shenandoah is back in action on Saturday the Lynchburg College Sprint, Jump and Throw.
FOREST — Shenandoah junior Molly Barb has been named ODAC Player of the Week for women’s tennis in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
Barb, the 2014 ODAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s tennis, led SU to a 9-0 win over DII Shippensburg on Feb. 7 with a pair of victories.
Barb paired with Shannon Allin to win 8-3 at No. 1 doubles and then was a 6-0, 6-3 victor over Julia Saintz at No. 1 singles to put the Hornets one victory from clinching the win over the Red Raiders.
This is Barb’s first-ever on-court honor from the ODAC.
Shenandoah hosts Hood this Saturday night in a 7:30 non-league match.
FOREST — Shenandoah junior Steven Baker has been named ODAC Player of the Week for men’s tennis in selections announced Monday afternoon by the league office.
Baker, the Hornets’ No. 1 singles player and one-half of the No. 1 doubles tandem, led SU to a 9-0 victory over Hood College Friday night in the squad’s 2015 spring opener with a pair of victories.
Baker opened the evening by pairing with Jesse Ewing to win 8-3 at No. 1 doubles before winning his singles match 6-1, 6-1.
This is Baker’s first-ever ODAC honor.
Shenandoah is back on the court on Feb. 27 with a non-league match against McDaniel.
WINCHESTER — Due to the impending snowstorm headed for the northern Shenandoah Valley and Mid-Atlantic region, the Shenandoah University women’s lacrosse game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one day.
SU, under the direction of seventh year head coach Lindsey Lutz, will now open its 2015 season on Wednesday in a 4 p.m. non-league game against Mary Washington.
WINCHESTER — Due to the snowstorm hitting the northern Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic region, Tuesday’s Shenandoah women’s basketball game has been postponed.
The Hornets will now have an ODAC women/men doubleheader at Randolph-Macon Wednesday with the women tipping off at 4:30 to start the day.
The men’s game remains unchanged with a 7 p.m. start Wednesday evening.
These two games are the penultimate regular season contests of the season for both teams.