Athletes of the Week

Andrew Renner, Bluffton, Men's Basketball
Andrew Renner Bluffton Men's BasketballAndrew Renner (Cairo, Ohio) Bluffton University | Guard | Senior - Renner put up 27.0 PPG for the week, including a career-high 33 points on 13-of-22 shooting, as the Beavers downed Hanover for their 6th straight victory last week. He was a ballistic 4-of-5 from three-point land with a 35+ footer at the buzzer which sent it to overtime in Bluffton's 76-72 win over Hanover on Saturday afternoon. Renner hit 21-of-37 (56.8 percent), including 6-for-10 (60 percent) from distance, for the week. He also pulled down 6.5 RPG and drilled all six of his free throws. Renner moved up to 17th on Bluffton's all-time scoring list with 1,189 career counters.
Alexis Nall, Hanover, Women's Basketball
Alexis Nall Hanover Women's BasketballAlexis Nall (Mount Vernon, Ind.) Hanover College | Forward | Senior - Hanover posted a 2-0 overall week after defeating Anderson and Bluffton. The senior averaged 18.5 ppg while shooting 54.5 percent (12-of-22) from the field. She also posted an impressive mark at the charity stripe shooting 11-for-12 (91.7 percent). In the contest with Anderson she netted a team-high 17 points with five rebounds before turning in a double-double on Saturday with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds.
Jacob Burnam, Transylvania, Men's Track
Jacob Burnam Transylvania Men's TrackJacob Burnam (Louisville, Ky.) Transylvania University | Sophomore - Burnam broke the Transylvania school record in the men's 800-meter run at the DePauw Indoor Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The sophomore took home first place in the race with a blistering time of 1:56.30. The time currently leads the HCAC and the Great Lakes Region this season.
Nathan Schrader, Rose-Hulman, Men's Field
Nathan Schrader Rose-Hulman Men's FieldNathan Schrader (Lindstrom, Minn.) Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology | Senior – Schrader won the shot put (against 37 other competitors) and finished second in the weight throw (among 35 competitors) at the DePauw Invitational on Saturday. Schrader recorded a shot put mark of 48' 6 3/4" and a weight throw of 53' 10 1/4". His efforts helped Rose-Hulman win the 17-team DePauw Invitational.
Arig Tong, Hanover College, Women's Track
Arig Tong Hanover College Women's TrackArig Tong (Columbus, Ind.) Hanover College | Sophomore - Tong continued her record setting career as she broke the school record in the one-mile Saturday afternoon at the DePauw Indoor Invitational. The sophomore won the event in a time of 5:17.29, breaking the previous record of 5:20.81. Her time propelled her into the top spot among the HCAC as the favorite to win the event. Hanover finished second overall in the 15-team field.
Anna Schoster, Mount St. Joseph, Women's Field
Anna Schoster Mount St. Joseph Women's FieldAnna Schoster (Cincinnati, Ohio) Mount St. Joseph University | Senior – Schoster finished this weekend jumping 3.81M, a new school record. This earned her a first-place finish at the DePauw Indoor Invitational and now is ranked seventh nationally for women's pole vault.
Lennart Hart, Earlham, Men's Tennis
Lennart Hart Earlham Men's TennisLennart Harms (Jever, Germany) Earlham College | Freshman - Harms went 4-0 over singles and doubles play against a pair of non-conference foes on Saturday. Harms required the tiebreaker to complete the win over Ohio Wesleyan's Ben Stein, 3-6, 6-1, 10-8 victory at no. 1 singles, before teaming up with Jason Lawson for an 8-6 victory over Stein and Ryan Simon at no. 1 doubles. Against Grove City College, Harms knocked off Karsten Lagerquist, 6-1, 6-2, at no. 1 singles, then teamed up with Dan Garcia for an 8-4 triumph at no. 1 doubles over Lagerquist and Ryne Talko.

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