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2016-17 Marathon Scholar Athletes






Deidre McKay (Sr.), Women's Basketball: McKay was one of the top players for the Lady Dragons basketball team, posting game highs of 11 points against Indianapolis, 7 assists against Davis & Elkins, and 6 rebounds against Cedarville. She also works as an intramural referee.  

Antonio Pipkin (Sr.), Football:  Pipkin led the football team to three straight wins to close the season as they finished 8-3. He became only the third player in Division II history to rush for 2000 yards and pass for 10,000 in a career. In his final game he set a new single game record with a .930 completion percentage and totaled 497 yards and 7 touchdowns. He also played a large role in the Dragon Buddy program, helping host a less fortunate child for a home game. 







Sarah Herb (Jr.), Women's Golf:  Herb has had 2 Top 20 finishes this fall, finishing the fall season with a 78 average. She is a four-time Marathon Scholar Athlete Honor Roll honoree, a member of SAAC, has worked with Make-A-Wish and other charities for three seasons, reads for local youths at elementary schools, and is a member of the Business club.  

Women's Honor Roll: Jenna Huffman, Volleyball; Adrianna Currie, Women's Soccer.  

Jay Green (Jr.), Men's Golf: Green is one of the top 5 golfers in the GLIAC with a 73 average. He finished 4th at the Kyle Ryman Memorial, earning All-Tourney honors and shooting a low round of 68. He was Top 25 at the Midwest Regional and was 3rd amongst D2 golfers at Travecca Nazarene. He is a SAAC rep, is Treasurer of the Exercise Science club, and works in the community and helps DMR Jr. Golf.  

Men's Honor Roll: Mason Butler, Football. 



Emily Weithman (So.), Volleyball:  Weithman has been the starting setter for the last two seasons and is ranked in the top 10 in the GLIAC in assists. She is the on-court captain of the offense and also spends time helping the elderly and coaching at Black Swamp Volleyball Club. 

Women's Honor Roll: Sarah Herb, Women's Golf; Sydney Schmidt, Women's Cross Country. 

James Ngandu (Sr.), Men's Cross Country: Ngandu has had another dominant season, as he is undefeated so far this season. He was first out of 300 runners at the All-Ohio Championships, beating Ohio State, while also beating 135 runners at the Kentucky Wesleyan Invitational. He also won the Bluffton Invitational. 

Men's Honor Roll: Taylor Deatrick, Equestrian; Mason Butler, Football.




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