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February 24, 2014

Landmark Announces Players of the Week

TOWSON, Md. – The Landmark Conference has released the Players of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to their team throughout the season.

Men's Basketball Player of the Week
Steven Weidlich
Susquehanna (Fr., G, Watchung, N.J.)

Weidlich averaged 23.5 points per game this week as Susquehanna picked up two wins and clinched the No. 2 seed in the Landmark playoffs. In Wednesday’s win over Juniata, he scored 18 points and added seven rebounds. On Saturday, Weidlich scored a career high 29 points in the win over USMMA with another seven boards. He finished the week shooting 56.0 percent from the field and 52.6 percent from behind the arc.

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Women's Basketball Player of the Week
Kate McDonald
Juniata (Sr., F, Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa.)

McDonald led Juniata to its seventh consecutive playoff berth this week with wins over Susquehanna and Drew. She averaged a double-double with 19.5 points per game and 12.0 rebounds per game. In Wednesday’s win over Susquehanna she tallied 22 points and nine rebounds. McDonald followed up with 17 points and 15 rebounds at Drew on Saturday.

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Men's Swimming Player of the Week

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Women's Swimming Player of the Week

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Men's Indoor Track Player of the Week
David Cariello
Moravian (Sr., Morristown, N.J.)

Cariello won the 55-meter hurdles at the Kutztown University Last Chance Qualifier with a time of 7.84 seconds. His time converts to 8.44 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles and ranks first in the Landmark this season. Cariello also tied for sixth in the pole vault at 4.10 meters (13 feet, 5.25 inches).

Men's Indoor Field Player of the Week
Ryan Karnopp
Moravian (So., Tunkhannock, Pa.)

Karnopp won the pole vault competition at the Kutztown University Last Chance Invitational for his fourth straight win by clearing a personal-record mark of 4.88 meters (16 feet). The jump now ranks the sophomore seventh in NCAA Division III. Karnopp becomes just the second student-athlete in Moravian history to clear 16 feet, joining Timothy Layng '12 with the sixth-best height in the record books.

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Women's Indoor Track Player of the Week
Ashley West
Susquehanna (So., East Hampton, N.Y.)

West won the 800 meters at the Susquehanna Open with a time of 2:14.18. She won the race by more than six seconds and broke her own Susquehanna and Landmark record. West’s time converts to 2:12.65 on a banked track and ranks eighth in NCAA Division III this season. West also anchored the winning 4x400 meter relay. The Crusaders won the race in 4:12.23, the fastest time in the conference this season.

Women's Indoor Field Player of the Week
Cameron Weaver
Susquehanna (Jr., Selinsgrove, Pa.)

Weaver won the shot put (12.45m) and placed third in the weight throw (13.96m) at the Susquehanna Open on Saturday. She broke her own Susquehanna shot put record and leads the Landmark by more than three feet this season. Weaver posted a personal best in the weight throw that ranks second in the conference, and second at Susquehanna all-time.

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Baseball Player of the Week
Brad Medellin
Juniata (Sr., 2B/P, Lewisberry, Pa.)

Medellin went 7-for-12 (.583) at the plate in the opening weekend of play for Juniata. He opened the season 3-for-4 against Eastern Mennonite with two doubles and a run scored. Medellin followed up hitting 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and three runs scored in Juniata's 8-7 come-from-behind upset win over No. 24/25 Bridgewater (Va.). He finished with a .917 slugging percentage over the four games and went errorless in the field.

Baseball Pitcher of the Week
Rob Solano Moravian (Sr., RHP, Stroudsburg, Pa.)

Solano opened the season with a strong, 7-inning performance in the Greyhounds' 1-0 win over Wesley College in the first game of the 7th Floyd B. Wilcox Memorial Tournament at Hampden-Sydney College. Solano, making his second straight opening day start for Moravian, allowed six hits and just one walk to go with seven strikeouts in seven innings of action. The outing moved Solano into 10th in school history in innings pitched at 151 and tied for 10th in victories with his 11th career win.

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Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
Pat Brogan
Susquehanna (Sr., A, Lancaster, Pa.)

Brogan started his first game since suffering a season-ending injury in the season-opener last spring. He tallied two goals and added three assists against Lycoming for a team-high five points. The Crusaders edged Lycoming 9-8, for the first win over the Warriors since 2007.

Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Jared Knowlton
Susquehanna (Jr., GK, North Salem, N.Y.)

Knowlton earned the win in goal for Susquehanna. He played all 60 minutes and made 17 saves. He gave up just eight goals for a .680 save percentage. The Crusaders held off Lycoming for the 9-8 win.

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Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week
Erin Reifsnyder Goucher (Sr., M, Austin, Texas)

Reifsnyder scored four goals to lead Goucher to a season-opening 9-8 win over Bridgewater (Va.). She also caused a team-high three turnovers, including a turnover in the closing seconds which ended Bridgewater's final offensive push and sealed the victory for the Gophers.

Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week
Emily Gill Goucher (Jr., GK, White Hall, Md.)

Gill made eight saves in Goucher's season-opening win against Bridgewater (Va.). She earned her first career win in her first start as a goalie and finished with a .500 save percentage.

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