Alayna Merkle and Caleb Kilgore

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Geneva College Athletes of the week for the week of March 25- April 1, 2013:

Alayna Merkle

Alayna Merkle

Junior - Distance

Women's Track and Field

Alayna Merkle has been selected as the female student-athlete of the week. Merkle had given implications in the indoor season of a breakout outdoor season as a third year Golden Tornado. Merkle proved the suspicions true with an outstanding performance in Muskingum in the season opener. Merkle earned a pair of first place victories in the 800 meter and 1500 meter event along with a national qualifying time in the 1500 meter with a time of 4:59.58.

Caleb Kilgore

Caleb Kilgore

Junior- Pitcher


Caleb Kilgore has been selected as the male student athlete of the week. Kilgore pitched Geneva to its first conference victory of the season on Saturday as he picked up his second victory of the season with a win over previously unbeaten and first place Washington & Jefferson. Kilgore threw six innings and allowed just one earned run. He struck out one and gave up just six hits. For the season, Kilgore lowered his ERA to 3.27.