January 28, 2013

ODAC Players of the Week

Thru Week Prior to: January 28, 2013

Randy Lott, Virginia Wesleyan, Jr.
Lott, a junior from Virginia Beach, Va., set the Virginia Wesleyan College record in the 60-meter dash as he became the first Marlin to eclipse the 7.00-second barrier. He was the first NCAA Division III finisher and fourth overall in the event at the Liberty Open, posting an ODAC-seasonal top time of 6.98 seconds. That is currently tied for 14th in the country. Lott also placed fourth in the 200-meter dash in 23.19, just 0.03 short of his conference-leading time.

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Jillian Katterhagen, Washington and Lee, So.
Katterhagen, a sophomore from The Woodlands, Texas., was one of six event winners for the Generals as they won the Denison Lid-Lifter with 163 points over host school Denison University. Katterhagen won the pole vault competition and set a new Washington and Lee record by clearing 3.36 meters (11' 00.25"), which eclipsed the record of 11-feet set by Liz Brandler in 2005. The mark is tops in the South/Southeast Region so far this season, let alone in the ODAC. Katterhagen also finished third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.80 seconds, good for the third-best mark in the conference listings.

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Colton Hunt, Randolph, Sr., Guard
Hunt, a senior from Whittier, N.C., earns his fourth weekly award of the season after helping the WildCats to a 2-1 record and averaging 30.3 points per game last week. The ODAC's leading scorer (26.2 ppg) enters this week ranked second in the country, a mark that was aided by a pair of 30-plus point efforts for Randolph. He opened with a career-high tying 36 markers on 13-of-26 shooting in an 80-63 win at William Peace. He added six rebounds, four assists and three steals. During the midweek, Hunt poured in 33 points as he made 14-of-16 free throws in a 79-63 loss to Hampden-Sydney. He chipped in nine rebounds, four assists and three more takeaways against the Tigers. Hunt capped his week with 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting in a 65-50 win at Shenandoah. He was 4-of-6 from three-point range, and added five boards, two assists and a steal against the Hornets.

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Morgan King, Guilford, Jr., Forward
King, a junior from Teachey, N.C., helped Guilford to a pair of conference wins over the past week as the Quakers topped Emory & Henry College (73-58) and Virginia Wesleyan College (58-49) to push their winning streak to eight straight games. King shot 69.6-percent from the floor on the way to averaging 18 points over the two wins. She also averaged 8.5 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots. During the midweek, King matched a career-high with 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting against the Wasps. The 10 field goals is a personal-best. She also added seven rebounds. Over the weekend, King notched 14 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the season. She also notched four blocked shots, which contributed to the Quakers' school record 11 for the game. The four rejections move her into fourth in the GC record books (96).

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Payton Shirey, Emory & Henry, Freshman
Shirey, a freshman from Seaford, Del., picks up her second weekly award of the season as she rattled off three individual event victories and helped the Wasps to a relay win as Emory & Henry won a quad meet against Warren Wilson, Lagrange and Greensboro. Shirey claimed top prize in the 50-yard freestyle in 25.00, and followed that with a 56.74 time to win the 100-yard freestyle. Her third win came in the 50-yard butterfly via a time of 27.84. Shirey swam the lead leg of the E&H's 200-yard freestyle relay team that chimed in at 1:47.02. The Wasps finish the regular season with a 9-1 overall dual meet record and a 5-1 mark against ODAC teams.

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