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Viking Sports Weekly Volume 1, No. 2 • October 10, 2011

inside: Adkins hat

trick helps CSU into first place... page 2 Midnight Madness on Oct. 15 in Woodling Gym... page 2 Three tabbed Horizon League Players of the Week... page 2

BAILEY WINS CSU INVITATIONAL Sophomore Fires Career-Low 68 To Claim Medalist Honors at Canterbury G.C.

Koch Named Viking of the Week ... page 3


What To Watch For T HIS WE E K IN V IK ING ATHLE TICS | OCTOBE R 1 0 , 2 0 1 1

VOLLEYBALL The Vikings will return to Woodling Gym to host

WOMEN’S SOCCER The Vikings step out of league play and head to

Wright State at 7:00 p.m. on Friday (Oct. 14) and Butler at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 15). Last week, the Vikings earned three league wins on the road, defeating Green Bay, Valparaiso and UIC to improve to 13-5 overall and 6-1 in the league. CSU is a perfect 6-0 on the road in league play this year. Junior Kara Koch was tabbed the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week for her performance.

Longwood for a 12:00 p.m. match on Saturday (Oct. 15) in CSU’s lone match of the week. CSU is 8-5-1 overall, just one win shy of tying the school record for most wins in a season. The Vikings split two matches last week, winning 1-0 at Butler on a Natalie Daniels goal and falling, 1-0, at Valparaiso.

MEN’S GOLF CSU concludes

MEN’S SOCCER Two wins helped Cleveland State climb closer to the .500 mark, improving its record to 5-6-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the Horizon League. The Vikings knocked off Pittsburgh, 1-0, in overtime on Wednesday thanks to a goal from Jordan Hart in the 95th minute. CSU then blasted Loyola, 4-0, on Saturday behind the first career hat trick from Aaron Adkins who earned Horizon League Player of the Week honors.

MEN’S TENNIS After taking a week

off from competition, the Vikings will participate in the ITA Midwest Regional. from Oct. 13-17 in Columbus, Ohio. Yannick Goossens and Ali Shabib lead CSU in singles action, as they both own a record of 6-4 through three tournaments this season. The duo also owns an 8-4 record in doubles play to lead the Vikings.

its fall season on Monday and Tuesday at the Cincinnati Invitational. The Vikings finished as the runner-up at the CSU Invitational last week with the event being shortened to 18 holes due to rain. Andrew Bailey fired a career-low 68 to claim medalist honors. He had four birdies and just one bogey in the round.

MIDNIGHT MADNESS ON OCT. 15 The official start of the 2011-12 basketball season will take place on Satur-

day, Oct. 15, when the men’s and women’s basketball programs host Midnight Madness in Woodling Gym. Midnight Madness will kick off with a Tailgate Party at 7:00 p.m. in front of Fenn Tower with food, games, giveaways, music and more. The event moves inside to Woodling Gym at 9:00 p.m. where the men’s and women’s basketball squads will be introduced for the first time this year. There will be thousands of dollars worth of giveaways, including Midnight Madness T-shirts, Viking basketball schedules, cups, posters, prizes and much more.

SWIMMING & DIVING WOMEN’S GOLF After a week off, the Vikings head to Fishers, Ind., The men won five of 13 events to take third at the Michigan State Spartan

to compete in the MAC Preview on Monday and Tues- Invitational on Saturday, while the women also took third behind strong perforday. Ariel Sparrow leads the team with a 79.6 scoring mances from Joanna Olsson and Carys Behn. The event took place in MSU’s outdoor pool. Both teams swim at Niagara on Saturday (Oct. 15) at 1:00 p.m. average.

WOMEN’S TENNIS The Vikings will take a

break from competition this week and prepare for the ITA Regionals, which will take place from Oct. 21-24 in Columbus, Ohio. Alex Power led CSU at the Martha Thorn Invitational last weekend, claiming the “C” Flight Consolation Championship after going 3-1 in singles action.

CROSS COUNTRY The Vikings will compete in the Penn State Na-

tional this Friday (Oct. 14) at 11:00 a.m. Last weekend, the Vikings finished second the Shawnee State Invitational, as three Vikings placed in the top-10. Allison Craine was CSU’s top finisher, placing sixth overall in 19:40 to earn her second straight Horizon League Runner of the Week honor.


Viking Of The Week KARA KOCH Volleyball

Last Week Koch led the Vikings to three Horizon League road wins last week, as CSU defeated Green Bay, Valparaiso and UIC. She combined for 43 kills and 48 digs over the three matches, including a season-high of 23 kills at Valparaiso. Koch ranks second in the Horizon League averaging 3.97 kills per set.

Year 2009 2010 2011 Total

K 239 409 246 894

CAREER STATS

KPS 2.32 3.82 3.97 3.29

PCT. .202 .202 .197 .200

SA 0 35 18 53

DIG BS BA 95 4 36 274 3 42 182 4 22 551 11 100

Class: Junior Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-0 Hometown: West Salem, Ohio


Cross Country

Men’s Golf

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Volume 1, No. 2 • October 10, 2011

Viking Sports Weekly

This Week’s Schedule Oct. 14

Mon.-Tues.

Oct. 10-11

@ Penn State National

11:00 a.m.

@ UC Bearcat Invitational

All Day

Women’s Golf Mon.-Tues.

Oct. 10-11

@ MAC Preview

All Day

Men’s Soccer

Women’s Soccer

Fri.

Oct. 14

@ UIC

Sat.

Oct. 15

@ Longwood

Sat.

Oct. 15

Sat.

Oct. 15

Thurs.-Sun.

Oct. 13-16

Fri. Sat.

Oct. 14 Oct. 15

8:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m.

Women’s Swimming & Diving @ Niagara

1:00 p.m.

Men’s Swimming & Diving

@ Niagara

1:00 p.m.

Men’s Tennis

@ ITA Midwest Regionals WRIGHT STATE * BUTLER *

All Day

Volleyball 7:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

* - Game can be seen live on the HORIZON LEAGUE NETWORK

Last Week’s Results

Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct.

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Men’s Golf hosts CSU INVITATIONAL Volleyball at Green Bay Men’s Soccer at Pittsburgh Women’s Soccer at Butler Women’s Tennis at Martha Thorne Invite. Cross Country at Shawnee State Invite. Men’s Soccer hosts LOYOLA Men’s Swimming at Michigan State Invite. Women’s Swimming at Michigan State Invite. Volleyball at Valparaiso Volleyball at UIC Women’s Soccer at Valparaiso

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