University of Findlay junior pitcher Alex Williams was tabbed first-team all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as the conference released its all-league baseball selections Wednesday.
Williams set a new single-season school record by making 21 appearances out of the pen for the Oilers during the 2014 campaign. He finished the year with a 4-3 record, making three saves. Williams also sported a 1.70 earned run average in 472/3 innings of work.
In addition, seniors Reid Rothenbuhler and Derek Draper were tabbed honorable mention all-conference.
Rothenbuhler, a third baseman from Elmwood, hit .289 on the season with 11 doubles, two home runs and 27 runs batted in.
Draper, a Riverdale grad who pitched and played first base for the Oilers, hit .294 with six doubles and 15 runs batted in. He also started eight games on the mound and finished with 31 strikeouts in 35 innings of work.
Heptathletes at Hillsdale
HILLSDALE, Mich. — The University of Findlay’s Pam Showman and Lydia Guagenti competed in the heptathlon for the Oilers on the first day of the Hillsdale Classic on Wednesday.
Both athletes are seeking to qualify for the NCAA Division II championships in the event.
Showman finished first in the 100-meter hurdles (14.44), shot put (35-2) and the 200-meter dash (25.89). She was also second in the high jump (5-5) portion of the event.
Guagenti, a Bluffton graduate, took first in the high jump (5-71/4) and was third in the 200-meter dash (27.17). She placed fourth in the 100-meter hurdles (16.01) and shot put (31-33/4).
The heptathlon event will conclude tomorrow.
Hunt 17th at regional
EUREKA, Mo. — University of Findlay golfer Marcus Hunt wrapped up his career by tying for 17th place at the NCAA Division II Midwest/Central Region Tournament at the Fox Run Golf Club in Eureka, Mo.
Hunt fired a 4-over par score of 76 on the third and final day of competition to end the tournament with a 54-hole score of 224 strokes.