Geneva College Athletes of the week for the week of April 29- May 6, 2013:
Alayna Merkle – Track and Field
Junior – Distance
Alayna Merkle has been selected as the female student-athlete of the week. Merkle competed in the 5000 meter race at the NCCAA national track and field meet over the week. She brought home a sixth place finish with a time of 18:31.33.
Mike Jeffreys – Baseball
Junior – Pitcher
Moon Twp, PA
Mike Jeffreys has been selected as the male student-athlete of the week. Second in the nation in strikeouts, Jeffreys added to his total on Saturday when he broke the Geneva College single season strikeout record. Jeffreys needed just one strikeout to break the mark and it took him just two batters into the game to break the record. Jeffreys finished the season with 106 strikeouts.