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Ursuline College’s Vanessa Consiglio Named G-MAC Women’s Athlete of the Week

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Ursuline College junior forward Vanessa Consiglio (Milton, Ontario, Canada/Bishop Reding High School) has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week after helping the Arrows jump out to a 2-0 start in conference play.

This is the first time that Consiglio, a 2013 all-region performer, has earned the G-MAC’s weekly award. She is the second consecutive Arrow to earn the honor after senior Paige Rowan was the recipient on September 15th.

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Ursuline College’s Paige Rowan Named G-MAC Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week

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Ursuline College senior forward Paige Rowan (Concord Township, Ohio/Lake Catholic) has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week after scoring three goals to help the Arrows go two-for-two in non-conference games last week. This is the fourth time in her career that she has earned the weekly award.

UC earned wins over West Liberty (Mountain East) and Walsh (GLIAC) to run its record to 3-1 on the young year.

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Maddy Outman Promoted to Co-Head Track Coach at Ursuline College

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Madeleine (Maddy) Outman has been promoted to co-head track and field coach, Ursuline College Athletic Director Cindy McKnight announced Wednesday (May 28) morning. Outman has worked with the cross country and track and field programs at UC since August of 2012.

Head cross country coach Ralph White will serve as the co-head track and field coach.

Over the past two school years Outman, a USATF Level One certified coach, has helped develop numerous Arrow runners and her hard work culminated in the outdoor track and field team capturing the first Great Midwest Athletic Conference title in school history in April. She helped sophomores Nicole Burlinson and Bea Indurain earn conference Track Athlete of the Year and Field Athlete of the Year honors, respectively.

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Natalie Huggins Named G-MAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

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The Great Midwest Athletic Conference athletic calendar year has come to a close with the completion of the 2014 Baseball Championships this past weekend at Prasco Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. With the recent announcement of Cedarville University securing the Presidents’ Cup, it is time for the G-MAC to announce its end of the year honors, starting with the 2013-14 Male and Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Natalie Huggins was a four-year starter for the Arrow’s softball team, shared team MVP honors as a sophomore and again as a junior (note: this seasons team awards have not been announced).

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Track and Field Program Wins First G-MAC Title in School History

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By Tim Ertle, Sports Information Director for the Ursuline Arrows

In what was a complete team effort, the Ursuline College track and field program captured the first ever Great Midwest Athletic Conference title in school history on Saturday (April 19) afternoon.

The Arrows won the meet with 260.5 team points to finish directly ahead of host Cedarville University’s 238. Alderson Broaddus University took third with 89.5 to finish in front of fourth place Trevecca Nazarene University’s 82. Central State University (47) and Kentucky Wesleyan College (9) rounded out the six-team field.

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Nicole Burlinson Reflects on Earning All-American Honor

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By Tim Ertle, Sports Information Director for the Ursuline Arrows

Ursuline College cross country/track and field coach Ralph White can be a very convincing person. On a recent trip to the NCAA Indoor National Championships with sophomore Nicole Burlinson, White talked a cleaning lady at a hotel into allowing Burlinson to use the pool so she could get loose between her running workouts.

Burlinson, White and assistant coach Maddy Outman were in Winston-Salem, N.C., for the NCAA Division II Indoor National Championships in mid-March because from the moment Burlinson stepped foot on campus in August of 2012, White convinced her she could become an All-American.

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Ursuline College sophomore Nicole Burlinson named Division II All-American

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By Tim Ertle, Sports Information Director for the Ursuline Arrows

Ursuline College sophomore Nicole Burlinson (Darlington, Great Britain) ran a school record time of 2:10.67 in the 800 meter finals at the NCAA Division II National Championships on Saturday (March 15) evening, good for a fifth place finish. By virtue of scoring four team points, she earned NCAA Division II All-American honors.

There are nearly 1,500 student-athletes who compete in the 800 meter run during the course of the year and only 17 qualified for this weekend’s National Championships. To see the results from the 800 meter final, click here.

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Lacrosse team wins debut at Wilmington College, 21-2

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By Tim Ertle, Sports Information Director for the Ursuline Arrows

The Ursuline College lacrosse program won its debut on Sunday (March 9) afternoon, defeating host Wilmington College by a score of 21-2.

The Quakers slipped to 0-3 on the young year after losses to Beloit (21-7) and Alma (21-3) earlier this week.

Freshman Natalie Pachinger led the Arrows with six goals and an assist while her classmate Anika Aberegg added four goals and a helper.

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Ursuline trio honored by the Great Midwest Athletic Conference

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By Tim Ertle, Sports Information Director for the Ursuline Arrows

Three members of the Ursuline College basketball program were honored by the Great Midwest Athletic Conference on Tuesday (March 4) afternoon. Point guard Erica Huber was named the conference’s ‘Freshman of the Year,’ while junior forward Emma Ricketts and freshman wing Tajanee Wells were each named second team all-conference.

Huber also earned honorable mention status after a vote of the conference’s nine head coaches.

Kentucky Wesleyan senior guard Karly Rhoads took home the Great Midwest Athletic Conference ‘Player of the Year’ Award and Gary Van Atta, the head coach of regular season champion Trevecca Nazarene University, earned the ‘Coach of the Year’ honor.

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Ursuline College sophomore Nicole Burlinson Named G-MAC Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week for Third Time

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Ursuline College sophomore Nicole Burlinson has been named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this season, the conference office announced Tuesday (Feb. 11) afternoon.

Burlinson received the honor for her performance at the Division II Challenge Meet, hosted by the SPIRE Institute on Saturday (Feb. 8).

She beat the other 26 participants in the mile with a school record time of 5:07.50. She was previously the record holder with her 5:09.31 at Youngstown State two weeks ago. Saturday’s time was just 2.5 seconds shy of the NCAA Division II provisional qualification standard.

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