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Clair earns wrestler of week honor

| Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2007

Eastern Michigan redshirt sophomore 133-pounder Sean Clair (Plum) was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week last week.

Clair was one of two Eastern Michigan wrestlers to win both of his matches against No. 9 Northwestern and No. 14 Edinboro.

Clair, who took a redshirt last year after wrestling as a freshman, has a team-best 15-3 record for the Division I Eagles.

Clair was the 2004-05 Valley News Dispatch Wrestler of the Year and finished his high school career with a 151-13 record and 103 pins.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL

Northwood (Fla.)

Sophomore forward Caitlin Noble (Kiski Area) was named MVP of the Marketing Depot USA Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla., last week. Noble had 14 points and four rebounds in an 87-52 win over Knox (Ill.) in the opening round. In the final, Noble scored 14 points and had five rebounds in a 71-57 win over Dana (Neb.). Northwood, an NAIA school, is off to a 9-2 start. In 11 starts, Noble is averaging 10.4 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.

Pitt-Greensburg

Junior guard Nicole Reiser (Knoch) scored 15 points in a 76-48 win over Penn State-Behrend. Reiser is averaging 10.3 points per game and has started all eight games for Division III Pitt-Greensburg (6-2).

Washington & Jefferson

Junior guard Veronica Kust (Riverview) collected seven points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals, as the Presidents defeated Bates, 61-55, in the championship game of the Bahamas Sunshine Shootout Women's Basketball Classic in Nassau, Bahamas. Kust has started all 10 games for Division III Washington & Jefferson (8-2).

MEN'S BASKETBALL

La Roche

Sophomore guard Dylan Grazier (Plum) made seven 3-pointers and scored a game-high 27 points to lead LaRoche to a 70-67 win over Washington & Jefferson. With the win, Division III La Roche (5-5) climbed to .500.

HOCKEY

Hobart (N.Y.)

Sophomore forward Nick DeCroo (Freeport) is second on his team with 10 points (seven goals, three assists) through 11 games. Hobart (9-2) is ranked No. 10 in Division III by the USCHO.com poll.

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