Fort Loramie graduate Julie Hoying started off the volleyball season at Marian University in Indianapolis in a big way.
A sophomore setter, Hoying has already handed out 105 assists in just three matches, two of them victories.
She started off with 25 assists, five kills and eight digs in a loss to Indiana-Kokomo, then followed that up with 55 assists, 13 digs and six ace serves in a 3-1 win over Goshen.
In her latest outing, she had 25 assists, seven digs and two aces in a 3-0 win over Spring Arbor. She not only leads the team in assists, but also in ace serves with eight.
Corey Bremigan, Russia — Bremigan is a senior on the men’s golf team at Trine University in Indiana, majoring in civil engineering with a minor in structural engineering.
On the links, Bremigan shot a 3-under 141 on rounds of 71 and 70 to lead Trine to a second-place finish in the Lou Collins Memorial at Olivet in Michigan. The 70 was a college personal best. He tied for third overall and was named to the all-tournament team.
Then earlier this week, he tied for medalist honors in the first Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association jamboree at Albion with a 2-over 74.
Bremigan earned Cleveland Golf-Srixon All-America Scholar/Athlete recognition for his academic and athletic achievments during the 2015 season at Trine. He was also named to the conference Athletic Academic Honor Roll.
Ellie Cain, Lehman — Cain had another solid week as a setter for Division 1 Tennessee-Martin in volleyball. She had 19 assists and five digs against Western Kentucky, 23 assists and five digs against Dayton, 22 assists and five digs against Southern Illinois, and 32 assists and six kills against Alabama A&M.
Monique Hanayik, Sidney — Hanayik had a good week in women’s soccer at Capital. She had two shots, one shot-on-goal and one assist in a 3-1 win over Fredonia State, and scored the first goal in a 3-0 win over Pitt-Bradford.
Rachel Noffsinger, Anna — Noffsinger is a teammate of Ellie Cain’s at Tennessee-Martin, and in action this week, she had five kills against Southern Illinois, and nine kills against Alabama A&M.
Allison Roeth, Houston — Roeth is a cross country runner at Ohio University, which opened the season in the Flyer 5K at Dayton. She finished 21st overall in 19:37.
Emily Borchers, Russia — Borchers is a freshman cross country runner at Dayton, which hosted the Flyer 5K last weekend to open the season. She finished 29th overall and third for Dayton in 19:57.
Andrea Thobe, Lehman — Thobe is having an excellent season so far in volleyball at Wheeling Jesuit. In action this week, the junior setter had 36 assists against Western Washington, 37 assists against Minnesota Duluth, 38 assists and 11 digs against Wayne State, 27 assists against Tampa, and 69 assists and 15 digs in a 3-2 win over Indianapolis.
Jessica Thobe, Lehman — Thobe is a senior outside hitter/defensive specialist for Wheeling Jesuit and totaled 102 digs in five matches this week, the best being 23 against Indianapolis. She leads the team in digs with 113.
Ethan Wolf, Minster — Wolf and the Tennessee Volunteers opened the season with a win over Bowling Green, and Wolf scored two of the touchdowns in a 59-30 victory. He caught a key 11-yard TD pass with just :24 left in the first half to give Tennessee a two-TD lead, then caught an 18-yard scoring strike in the third quarter to again up the lead to two TDs. A tight end, he had three receptions for 35 yards.
Amanda Winner, Versailles — Winner had a big week for Findlay in volleyball, highlighted by an 18-kill performance against Minnesota State-Mankato. She also had six digs and two aces in that match. She had 11 kills and 11 digs against Minnesota State-Moorhead, nine kills and eight digs against Western Oregon, seven kills and 13 digs against Pace, and 12 kills, three aces and 11 digs against Ursuline.
She is second on the team in kills with 57, and second in digs with 49.
Ashley Borchers, Russia — Borchers is back as the setter for Ohio Northern and had a good week. She had 35 assists, six digs and two blocks against DePauw, 35 assists, five digs and two blocks against Alma, and 39 assists, seven digs and four blocks against Augustana.
Tori Thompson, Riverside — Thompson has started off the volleyball season well at Ohio Dominican. She had six kills and 10 digs against Bemidji State, 10 kills, seven digs and three blocks against Lock Haven, 10 kills and seven digs against Concordia, 13 kills and 20 digs against Quincy, and 18 kills and 27 digs against Charleston. She is second on the team in both kills and digs. ODU is 4-3.
Luke Kindelin, Anna — Kindelin opened the golf season at Otterbein with a 10th-place finish in the Ohio Dominican Invitational with a 149 on rounds of 75 and 74.
Joe Fuller, Lehman — Fuller runs cross country at St. Leo’s University in Florida and last week in the opening meet of the season, he was 18th overall in 20:46.7.
Meg Reineke, New Knoxville — Reineke continued to be a dominant player for Sinclair Community College. She had 12 kills and 12 digs against Owens Tech and 14 kills, 12 digs and two aces against Clark.
Calvin Milligan, Sidney — Milligan is a senior member of the men’s golf team at Wooster and in the season opener this week, he was 19th in the Gatorade Collegiate Tournament in Lawrence, Ohio with a 75-75, 150. That was second-best for Wooster.
Reach Ken Barhorst at 937-538-4818