Summer 2019 Athletics Updates

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD

Will Daniels ’19 captured an NCAA decathlon title with the second-highest Division III point total ever (7,427), his third national crown. Drake Lewis ’21 is also an All-American, placing eighth in high jump (6 feet, 8 inches). Central tied for 24th.

Emily Burt ’20 and Gillian Streit ’21 (discus) were national women’s qualifiers.

Both squads were fifth in conference. Ten athletes were named all-region and Jim Fuller was tabbed as regional assistant coach of the year.

MEN’S GOLF

Central was second in conference. Kobe Rhodes ’19 was second individually. Trenton Sann ’19 was eighth.

MEN’S TENNIS

Central finished 12-9, 6-2 conference (third place). William Isminger ’21 and David Boschma ’21 were all-conference in singles, Boschma and Danny Anderson ’20 were all-conference in doubles.

SOFTBALL

Central won its 13th conference title, league tourney crown and gained a record 30th NCAA tournament berth, finishing third in a home regional.

The Dutch finished 27-10, 12-4 conference. Pitcher Mariah Fritz ’19, second baseman Kaitlyn Andresen ’20 and shortstop Daria Parchert ’21 were named second-team all-region. Outfielders Shaye Witte ’20 and Sara Tallman ’20 made third team.

WOMEN’S GOLF

Central finished 19th at the NCAA Division III Championship in Houston, Texas. Brittany Coppess ’19 tied for 43rd individually.

BASEBALL

Central finished 24-16, 11-13 conference and qualified for the league tournament. Shortstop Garrett Saunders ’19, outfielder Coy Moore ’19 and pitcher/outfielder Tanner Wood ’19 were named second-team all-conference.


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