The University of Akron women's basketball program has added Bellevue graduate Matt Ruffing to its staff.
Ruffing, who joined the UA staff last season as graduate assistant, earned a full-time position as an assistant coach. He will serve as the scouting and equipment coordinator, assist in recruiting, handle film exchange and assist in pre and postseason conditioning.
Ruffing came to Akron after serving as a student assistant and head manager of the University of Dayton women's basketball team. With the Flyers, Ruffing helped coordinate the team's tape exchange and assisted the coaching staff in many other roles, including the daily operations of practice.
Mitchell Fogg has been selected as the only junior captain of the Wilmington College baseball squad for the 2009 season.
He will playing his third year for the Quakers and last season was second on the team in batting with an average of .342m second with 40 hits, second on the team in stolen bases with 11, third in doubles with eight and fourth on the team with 18 RBI.
St. Mary CC graduate Arianne Rodrigeuz was the fifth runner for Saint Mary's College at the Calvin College Knight Invitational in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Rodriguez ended with 20:57 for the Belles, who finished ninth overall.
She was 28th for the Belles at the MIAA Cross Country Jamboree, running a 21:01 as Saint Mary's finished fifth overall.
n Matt Grieves of Huron had 11 tackles and forced a fumble for Heidelberg College in a 38-17 loss to Capital University.
Grieves led the Berg in tackles for the third straight week Saturday as Heidelberg dropped a 17-15 decision to John Carroll. Grieves had a season-high 12 tackles with 10 in teh first half.
Shawn Shriver, a Western Reserve graduate, added six tackles.
Senior reciever Matt Lepley had eight catches for 93 yards for Baldwin-Wallace in its 45-16 win Saturday at Marietta.
The Bellevue graduate had a 46-yad scoring reception one week after catching four passes for 47 yards and two scores in a 21-17 win over John Carroll.
Through three games, Lepley leads the team with 27 receptions for 274 yards (10.1 yards per catch) and three touchdowns and is averaging 91.3 receiving yards per game. Earlier this season, he set B-W's school record for receptions with 15 and totaled 134 yards against Franklin (Ind.) College on September 6.
Perkins graduate Natalie Reddaway finished tied for 25th for Capital University at the recent Ohio Northern Fall Invitational. The Capital freshman finished at 93 wqith teammate Becca Borges of Wapakoneta, Ohio.
The Crusaders finished fifth at the event.
Reddaway made her collegiate debut for Capital at the Yellow Jacket Invitational at Mallard Creek Golf Course by placing 19th with a100.