University of Findlay senior forward Taren Sullivan was named first team all-Midwest Region by the Division II Conference Commissioners Association.
Sullivan, who was named the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year, is averaging 17.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game for the Oilers. A first team all-conference pick, Sullivan is shooting 53.1 percent from the field and 43.8 percent from behind the three point line.
Senior guard Martyce Kimbrough made the all-Midwest Regional second team.
Kimbrough leads the Oilers in scoring at 18.1 points per game. A first team all-conference pick this year, Kimbrough is also chipping in 3.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game.
Separately, Anna Hintz made the second team as the all-Midwest Region women’s teams were also released.
Hintz, a South Central grad, put together one of the most productive seasons in Oilers history while helping lead Findlay to the NCAA Division II tournament.
Hintz averaged 18.4 points per game while shooting 55.1 percent from the floor. She also led the team with 8.6 rebounds per contest.
Lacrosse players named
ADA — Junior Emily Hershberger was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Women’s Lacrosse Player of the Week.
Hershberger led the defensive unit for ONU with 15 ground balls in Northern’s contests against Carthage (Wis.), Sewanee (Tenn.) and Cleary (Mich.).
The junior also forced eight turnovers and won six draw controls to lead ONU.
Junior Alex Pizarro was named the OAC Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.
Pizarro earned the honor for the first time this season and the second time in his career.
The junior goalkeeper faced 21 shots during Ohio Northern’s 14-3 victory at Immaculata (Pa.) and 17-5 victory at Hanover (Ind.) and only gave up five goals combined in the two games.
Bruns is all-region
ADA — Ohio Northern junior Ryan Bruns was named first team all-Great Lakes Region in men’s basketball in voting conducted by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
Bruns was also named the Ohio Athletic Conference men’s basketball player of the year earlier this season.
He was second on the team, third in the OAC and 12th nationally in scoring at 24.0 points per game this year.
Bruns also led the team and the OAC and was 13th nationally with an ONU single-season junior record 65 blocked shots and is third in the league, averaging a team-best 8.7 rebounds per game.
Bruns currently ranks 26th all-time at ONU with 1,162 career points.