Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for Feb. 3: Logan Singer and Abbey Lawrence

Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for Feb. 3: Logan Singer and Abbey Lawrence

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Case Western Reserve University sophomore Logan Singer, a mid-distance runner on the men’s track and field team, and sophomore Abbey Lawrence, a guard/forward on the women’s basketball team, have been named the Spartan Club Athletes of the Week for their performances this past weekend.

Singer set a new school record in the 1,000-meter run to lead the Spartan men at the Joe Banks Invitational this past weekend. Singer placed first in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:32.43, which breaks the previous school record of 2:33.46 set by senior Michael Hradesky in 2017.

Lawrence recorded the two highest scoring games in the University Athletic Association this weekend, helping the Spartans to wins at Brandeis University and New York University. Lawrence averaged 29.0 points over the two games, shooting 57.6% (19-of-33) from the floor overall and 40.0% (four-of-10) from behind the three-point line, while going a perfect 16-for-16 on free throw tries. She added 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.0 blocks and 1.0 steals per contests during the two victories. She scored a career-high 30 points on Friday night to lead the Spartans to an 80-68 win at Brandeis, connecting on 10-of-18 shots, three-of-seven three-point attempts, and all seven of her free throw tries, while accumulating seven rebounds, five assists and a steal. On Sunday, she netted 28 points during the Spartans’ 87-75 win at NYU, making nine-of-15 shots overall and one-of-three from long range, while making all nine of her free throw tries and collecting seven rebounds, an assist, two blocks and a steal. Lawrence is second among all UAA players with 17.8 points per game this season, and is averaging 18.3 in league games. She is shooting 45.9% overall this year, 37.2% from three-point range and 87.7% from the free throw line, while averaging 4.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals. The Spartans sit in second place in the UAA with a 5-2 conference record, and are 10-8 overall in 2019-20.

The Spartan Club Athletes of the Week are selected by the CWRU Department of Athletics each Monday, based on their performance during the previous week of competition.

Honorable Mention: Cole Frilling (men’s basketball) helped the Spartans pick up a road win during a University Athletic Association weekend, averaging 20.0 points over a pair of games. Frilling shot 57.1% (16-of-28) from the floor, including a 57.1% (five-of-nine) mark from behind the three-point line, and made three-of-four free throws during the weekend. He added 10 rebounds, two assists a block and a steal during the two games. On Friday night, during a 71-64 loss at no. 25 Brandeis, he scored 10 points on a four-of-10 shooting performance, while adding five rebounds, an assist and a block. He followed that with a career-high 30-point outburst on Sunday in an 85-77 win at NYU, connecting on 12-of-18 shots from the floor, including four-of-six from behind the arc. He added five rebounds, an assist and a steal in the win. Frilling’s 30-point effort was the most in a UAA game by a player this year, and he now owns the two highest point totals in UAA play in 2019-20. Overall this year, he has scored 14.3 points per game and added 5.9 rebounds per contest. The Spartans now stand at 9-9 overall and at 2-5 in the conference.

Andrew Hoover (wrestling) led the Spartans at the Pete Willson Invitational this past weekend as he posted a 2-2 record, including one pin. Competing in the 149-pound weight class, Andrew Hoover picked up a 13-7 decision over Peter McCusker of Millikin, and then earned a pin in 6:33 over Trine’s Neven Freestone. He improved to 20-12 on the season, with 10 pins and one technical fall.

Xander Guerrero (men’s swimming and diving) led the Spartan men to a 209-64 victory over Baldwin Wallace on Saturday. Guerrero won the 1,000-yard freestyle with a time of 9:55.26 and also claimed the title in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:49.86. His time of 9:55.26 in the 1,000 Free currently ranks as the 13th-best mark among all University Athletic Association competitors.

Cassiel Yuzik (men’s swimming and diving) helped the Spartan men defeat Baldwin Wallace on Saturday as he swept the diving events. Yuzik won the one-meter dive with a score of 231.15 and also earned the title in the three-meter dive with a score of 258.90.

Kelly Moton (women’s swimming and diving) helped the Spartan women defeat Baldwin Wallace on Saturday as she claimed the title in the 50-yard breaststroke. She placed first in the event with a time of 32.05, which currently ranks 14th among all University Athletic Association competitors. In addition, Moton was a member of the 200-yard medley relay team that won the event with a time of 1:52.02.

Hailey Seibert (women’s swimming and diving) led the Spartan women to a 193-77 victory over Baldwin Wallace on Saturday. Seibert swept the diving events, as she scored 199.75 points in the three-meter dive and 207.45 points in the one-meter dive.

Darius Inzar (men’s track and field) earned a fourth-place finish in the triple jump as the Spartan men competed at the Joe Banks Invitational this past weekend. Inzar placed fourth in the event with a mark of 12.42 meters. That mark currently ranks 12th-best among UAA competitors.

Taylor Jackson (women’s track and field) led the Spartan women at the Joe Banks Invitational on Saturday, as she earned top-two finishes in both throwing events. Jackson claimed the title in the shot put with a toss of 12.04 meters, and also placed second in the weight throw with a mark of 15.29 meters. Her toss of 12.04 meters in the shot put currently ranks as fourth-best in the UAA, while her mark of 15.29 meters in the weight throw ranked first among UAA competitors this past week.

Julie Hines (women’s track and field) earned a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter dash as the Spartan women competed at the Joe Banks Invitational this past weekend. Hines placed fifth in the event with a time of 27.06, which currently ranks 11th-best among UAA competitors.

2019-20 Spartan Club Athletes of the Week:

September 3rd: Spencer Weigand (men’s cross country) & Anika Washburn (women’s soccer)

September 9th: Colt Morgan (football) & Haley Sims (volleyball)

September 16th: Nathan Ekberg (men’s soccer) & Kimberly Chen (women’s soccer)

September 23rd: Zachary Senft (men’s soccer) & Trisha Sundaram (women’s tennis)

September 30th: Cameron Brown (football) & Madeline Lindemann (women’s cross country)

October 7th: James Hopper (men’s tennis) & Matthew Chen (Men’s Tennis)

October 14th: Joshua Smith (football) & Katie Kaminski (volleyball)

October 21st: Matthew Chen and James Hopper (men’s tennis) & Anika Washburn (women’s soccer)

October 28th: Joshua Smith (football) & Laura Gorjanc (women’s soccer)

November 4th: Trey Razanauskas (men’s cross country) & Anika Washburn (women’s soccer)

November 11th: Travis Johnston (football) & Haley Sims (volleyball)

November 18th: Trey Razanauskas (men’s cross country) & Abbey Lawrence (women’s basketball)

November 25th: Colt Morgan (football) & Caitlyn VonFeldt (women’s swimming and diving)

December 9th: Calvin Tecson (men’s swimming and diving) & Caitlyn VonFeldt (women’s swimming and diving)

January 6th: Brian Kent (wrestling) & Abbey Lawrence (women’s basketball)

January 13th: Cole Frilling (men’s basketball) & Kendall McConico (women’s basketball)

January 21st: Andrew Hoover (wrestling) & Abbey Lawrence (women’s basketball)

January 27th: Dominic Oddo (men’s track and field) & Taylor Jackson (women’s track and field)

February 3rd: Logan Singer (men’s track and field) & Abbey Lawrence (women’s basketball)