PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Softball) – Former local area standout, Buckeye Elite founder, and Army National Guard veteran Steve Whittaker has been named as the head coach of the Shawnee State softball team, as announced by athletic director Jeff Hamilton.
"We are thrilled to have Coach Whittaker as the newest leader of our softball program at Shawnee State," Hamilton said. "His energy and desire to win is infectious and contagious. His experiences while serving in the National Guard shows the character and leadership necessary to lead our student-athletes in the right direction. Lastly, his efforts with what he did in overseeing and developing quality student-athletes inside the Buckeye Elite program shows what he can do when building a program."
COLUMBIA, Ky. (Men's Cross Country) – For the first time in his young career, Shawnee State men's cross country harrier David Jaeger (FR/Liberty Township, Ohio) has won the Mid-South Conference's Runner of the Week award, conference officials announced on Tuesday morning.
The freshman was awarded with the honor after running an official time of 26:14 to finish 22nd in a 189-runner field full of NCAA Division II, Division III and NAIA competitors at the All-Ohio Championship in Cedarville, Ohio on Friday, Oct. 2.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (Women's Cross Country) – After breaking a school-record time that had stood for seven seasons at the Greater Louisville Classic, Shawnee State women's cross country runner Sarah Biehl (SR/Lowell, Ohio) has won the Mid-South Conference's Runner of the Week Award.
The senior was awarded with the honor for the second time in 2015 after a time of 17:45 pushed the Lowell, Ohio native to a 57th place finish in a stacked field of 284 competitors at the GLC's Women's Gold meet as Biehl ran against the best harriers in the NCAA ranks.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Men's Soccer) – The Shawnee State men's soccer program, led by head coach Ron Goodson, has announced Sunday, Nov. 15 as the date for the Fall Soccer Combine/Identification Camp, which will be held at the Shawnee Turf.
As a whole, the fall combine is open to all players that are eligible to play with the Bears in the Fall of 2016, including high school seniors, high school graduates, and international players. High school juniors who wish to play at the collegiate level are also welcome to attend.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (Women's Soccer) – The Shawnee State women's soccer team notched just two shots – one on goal – and surrendered seven first half scores, as the Bears fell on the road at Georgia Gwinnett, 9-0, on Saturday afternoon at the Grizzly Soccer Complex.
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