Campus clippings: Freeport grad picks up national recognition
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Published: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 1:06 a.m.
Jon Turner's season-opening performance earned him a national honor. And the Washington & Jefferson defensive tackle is just a sophomore.
Turner, a Freeport graduate, was named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week after helping the Presidents to a 58-21 win over Wooster.
Turner (6-foot-2, 230 pounds) made nine tackles, including eight solo, and recorded two drive-halting sacks during his first career start.
In the team's second game, a 42-21 loss to St. John Fisher, Turner had five tackles.
Redshirt senior tight end Troy Hill (Valley) caught four passes for 44 yards, including his first touchdown reception of the season, in a 34-31 victory over Marshall.
Junior defensive end Cody McClelland (Freeport), sophomore lineman Reily Shane (Highlands) and junior middle linebacker Wes Schmidt (Kittanning) combined for 15 tackles, and McClelland had his first sack of the season in a 28-27 loss to Rochester.
Senior forward Chad Trozzi (Burrell) and junior forward Bryan Weimerskirch (Springdale) are tied for the team lead in points with seven (3 goals, 1 assist). Trozzi recently moved into seventh on the school's all-time goals list (15).
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Sophomore midfielder Mike Killian (Highlands) was named Penn State University Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Killian had three goals and an assist in a pair of wins over Westmoreland County Community College and Penn State Mont Alto. He added a pair of goals in a 6-1 win over Penn State Scranton.
Senior forward Sam Weber (Freeport) leads Grove City (1-4) with three goals and is tied for the team-lead with 13 shots.
Junior goalkeeper Becky Schoenecker (Fox Chapel) has started all seven games and is 2-1 with 12 saves for RMU (4-2-1). She had two saves in a 1-0 victory over Youngstown State. It was the second shutout of her career.
Ryan Siegel (Freeport) was named to the All-Futures Collegiate Baseball League team. Siegel, an outfielder for the Martha's Vineyard Sharks, led the league in batting average (.373). He also had an on-base percentage of .892, scored 40 runs and had 23 RBI.
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