LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP FOR SEPT. 24
PSU Wilkes-Barre won a 10-team invitational tournament on Monday in State College. The school beat second-place PSU Brandywine by four strokes with an overall score of 338 on the Blue Course at Penn State Golf Courses.
Medalist honors went to Wilkes-Barre’s Jonathan Wilson (Dallas) following his 75. Other top scorers included Anthony Shaver (Wyoming Area) and Jake Malia (Valley West) at 86.
King’s freshman Kara Keim was named the MAC Freedom Offensive Player of the Week after scoring goals in a pair of Monarch wins.
Keim scored her first career goal, the game-winner to beat Centenary, 2-1. She also scored her team’s lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Lebanonn Valley.
Meanwhile, Misericordia’s Evelyn Logie was named the MAC Freedom Defensive Player of the Week.
Logie excelled in a pair of matches against top-5 teams. She led the defense that limited No. 5 William Smith to only four shots in a 2-1 Cougar win.
She also had another stellar effort in her team’s 1-0 loss to No. 4 Messiah.
For the second straight week, King’s senior goalie Owen Geedey has been named MAC Freedom Defensive Player of the Week.
Geedey led King’s to a 1-0-1 record during the week, allowing just two goals in over 200 minutes in net.
Wilkes senior Erin Volutza was named MAC Freedom Player of the Week after becoming the first player in Wilkes history to win a ITA regional championship.
She won three matches on Saturday and then the championship on Sunday to become ITA women’s singles Flight E champion.
Wilkes’ Jamey Mikovich picked up her second MAC Freedom Player of the Week award after tying the Wilkes record with 29 kills in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Rutgers-Camden. She also had 24 digs in the win.
On Tuesday, Mikovich had 20 kills against FDU-Florham and 19 on Thursday against Clarks Summitt.
Wilkes’ Haley Gayoski was named MAC Freedom Player of the Week after leading the Colonels to two wins.
The senior defender scored a goal in victories over Eastern and Moravian.