Geneva College

Athletics

Alayna Merkle and Dillon Goodell


Geneva College Athletes of the week for the week of November 11 - November 17, 2013:

Women

Alayna Merkle- Cross Country
Senior
Fayetteville, PA / Chambersburg High School

Alayna Merkle has been selected as the women′s student-athlete of the week. The Geneva Women′s Cross Country team competed in the NCAA Division III Mid-East Regionals on Saturday and Merkle placed 41st out of 358 runners with a time of 22:37. Her performance was the highest ever finish by a Geneva Women in the DIII Regionals. Merkle′s time was the third fastest 6K time in Geneva history and she holds four of the five fastest cross country times in the record books as well.

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Men

Dillon Goodell- Football
Senior- Linebacker
Tarpon Springs, FL / Tarpon Springs High School

Dillon Goodell has been selected as the men′s student-athlete of the week. Goodell finished the 2013 season with the most tackles in the PAC for the second year in a row with 108 tackles. Despite the 30-27 loss on Saturday, Goodell contributed an outstanding team high 16 tackles which included 2.5 tackles for a loss and one sack. In his career, Goodell has compiled 291 tackles and 168 first hits.

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