September 14, 2015

ODAC Players of the Week

Thru Week Prior to: September 14, 2015

Jimmy Moynahan, Washington and Lee, Sr., Linebacker
Moynahan, a senior from Sandwich, Mass., led an attack Generals defensive unit that forced three turnovers and made 11 stops behind the line of scrimmage in their win over Sewanee. Moynahan made five total stops in the day with 2.5 coming for a loss of yardage. That included 1.5 sacks, one of which was a sack fumble for one of four forced fumbles by the W&L defense on the day. Moynahan added to his contest by also recovering a fumble late in the second quarter. Moynahan, a converted running back before the 2014 season, helped the Generals limit the run-heavy Sewanee offense to less that 200 yards on the ground on 56 rushing attempts.

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Joseph Vairo, Randolph-Macon, Fr., Quarterback
Vairo, a freshman from Coral Springs, Fla., broke the Randolph-Macon record for total offense with 475 yards from scrimmage in just his second collegiate game. Thru the air, the Yellow Jackets southpaw completed 17-for-26 passes for 376 yards and three touchdowns. He came up a yard short of his first 100-yard rushing game as he added 99 yards on 17 carries with three more touchdowns via the ground. Vairo had a nose for big plays in R-MC's win over Averett, scoring touchdown passes for 74, 43 and 15 yards and adding a 27-yard score amongst his three rushing touchdowns. Thru two games, Vairo has throw for 591 yards and four touchdowns, while rushing for 120 yards and three touchdowns.

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Karissa LeMaire, Lynchburg, So., Defender
LeMaire, a sophomore from Rehoboth, Del., played in major part in both of Lynchburg's non-conference wins last week, keeping the Hornets' undefeated thru four games. In a 3-2 win over 16th-ranked Christopher Newport, LeMaire scored once and a dished out an assist. Her contributions came in overtime in a 3-2 triumph over Alvernia later in the week, as she tallied the game-winning goal just 1:34 into the extra frame. LeMaire's two goals and assist on the week mark her first points of the season.

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Evan Cox, Virginia Wesleyan, So.
Cox, a sophomore from Ashland, Ky., put together a record-setting performance at the Tom Kinder Memorial. He claimed individual medalist honors after posting a two-round total of 137, finishing 7-under par for the tournament. He fired an 8-under 64 in the first round, breaking the old tourney mark set by Virgnia Intermont's Trevor Banks (65) in 2012. It also set a new standard for VWC golfers, eclipsing the 66 shot by Chris Valianos at the Apprentic Fall Classic in 2010. Cox's efforts, which included a 73 in round two, helped the Marlins to a fifth-place team showing (594) in the 18-squad tournament.

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Tyequis Stallins, Emory & Henry, Fr., Forward
Stallins, a freshman from Chesapeake, Va., scored the first three goals of his collegiate career in helping the Wasps earn their first two victories of the season. Stallins opened his account with two tallies in a 6-0 triumph at the University of Valley Forge, scoring once in each half. He followed that with a game-winning effort, slotting home his third goal of the week via an unassisted effort in the 38th minute to defeat Cairn University, 2-1.

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Keri Rager, Bridgewater, So., Midfielder
Rager, a sophomore from Laurel, Md., scored six goals over the past week to help the Eagles to a 2-1 showing. Rager found the back of the net three times in the first game of the week, a 5-1 triumph at Averett. In Bridgewater's opener at the Washington and Lee Tournament, she tallied her second hat-trick in successive games to help the Eagles edge Meredith, 5-4. BC fell to Emory, 2-1, in their final game of the week. Rager is currently tied for the ODAC lead in goals scored (6) and points (12) with teammate Julia Baca.

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Courtney Lowers, Randolph-Macon, Sr., Outside Hitter
Lowers, a senior from Suffolk, Va., picks up her second straight weekly honor after hammering 52 kills to go with 30 digs and eight total blocks in the Yellow Jackets 3-0 showing at the Franklin & Marshall Scramble. She opened with a rare 20-20 match with 23 kills and 22 digs to go with two blocks in a 3-2 win over the host Diplomats. She added 12 kills and five blocks in a 3-0 win over Penn St.-Altoona, and then came three short of another 20-kill performance with 17 winners and a .552 hitting percentage in a 3-0 win over Lebanon Valley. Lowers currently leads the ODAC in kills per game (3.90) and is second in overall kills (121).

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Harrison Toney, Roanoke, Sr.
Toney, a senior from Roanoke, Va., put together his first winning performance of the season by capturing the ODAC Preview crown at Bridgewater College on Saturday. His time of 26:33.0 over the eight-kilometer course bested second place by 16 seconds. His efforts helped the Maroons to third place (64 points) in the team standings.

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Hannah Chappell-Dick, Eastern Mennonite, Sr.
Chappell-Dick, a senior from Bluffton, Ohio, won for the second time in her career at the ODAC Preview hosted by Bridgewater College, helping Eastern Mennonite to second place (36 points) in the team standings. It marks the second ODAC Preview win of her career, adding it to her top showing in 2012. Chappell-Dick completed the six-kilometer course in a season-best time of 23:42.4, nine seconds better than fellow Royal Kat Lehman in second place.

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