2006 Archive

Monday, November 20, 2006

"Six Cavaliers Earn NAIA Scholar-Athlete Recognition"

Walsh placed six student-athletes on the NAIA-Daktronics Scholar-Athlete team, the most of any  NAIA institution.  Selected athletes must be at least a junior academically, and carry at least a 3.50 grade point average. The following were selected from Walsh; Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak), Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge), Tyler Immel (Sr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway), Sean McBride (Sr., Canton, OH/Central Catholic), Alex McCallion (Sr., North Canton, OH/GlenOak), Andy Schulz (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway).  

 

Geabler, along with Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) and Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) also qualified for the NAIA National Track Championships in the half marathon this past weekend at Dalton.  To qualify, Geabler posted a time of 1:12:44, as did Rogers, with Winnyk posting a 1:14:30.  Groholy qualified provisionally (1:16:40).

 


Saturday, November 4, 2006

"Cavs Finish Strong Fourth at AMC/Region IX Meet"

Walsh (52-17-1) tied for fourth place with Roberts Wesleyan (144 pts.), at the AMC/Region IX Championships held at Tiffin University today.  Malone College (29 pts.) won the event.  Walsh's Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) posted the best Cavalier finish (22nd, 26:34), and could receive an at-large berth for the National meet in Louisville, KY. 

Other Cavalier finishes: Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) 23rd (26:37), Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) 29th (26:53), Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) 38th (27:17) and Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) 39th (27:18).


Monday, October 30, 2006

"Cavs Set for AMC/Region IX Championships at Tiffin"

Walsh (42-14) tuned-up for the American Mideast Conference/NAIA Region IX Championships, with their 4x3 K relay on campus last Saturday.  Walsh's "A" Team finished first, the "B" squad second, and "C" team sixth. Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake), Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak), Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) and Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) were on the winning "A" team, with a time (40:46).

 

Walsh finished sixth at the AMC/Region IX Meet last year, with McKee and Zundel qualifying for the national meet.

 


Saturday, October 14, 2006

"Cavs 7th at Gettysburg Invitational"

Walsh (42-14) finished seventh at the Gettysburg College Invitational today.  Loyola College won the race. Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) led the Cavs with a 15th place finish in a time of 26:42.14. Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) was next at 37th (27:22.62).  Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) placed 53rd (27:58.43), Andrew Schulz (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 60th (28:02.50), Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) 65th (28:05.63), Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) 83rd (28:25.73), Tyler Immel (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 107th (28:52.59),  Matt Long (Fr., Mogadore, OH/HS) 130th (29:27.36) and Sean McBride (Sr., Canton, OH/Central Catholic) 146 (30:01.14).

Walsh will host their annual Alumni Meet next Saturday at 11 am.

Monday, October 9, 2006

"Cavs 6th at All-Ohio, at Gettysburg Invite on Saturday"

Walsh (29-8) finished sixth at the All-Ohio Meet, held at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio on Friday.  Malone College won the NCAA/NAIA Division.  Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) led the Cavs with a 13th place finish in a time of 27:30.0.  Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) was next at 32nd (28:22.0), Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) was 36th (28:44.4), Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) 39th (28:56.4), Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) 42nd (29:12.2), Andrew Schulz (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 44th (29:17.) and Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) 48th (29:38.3).

 

The Cavs compete at the Gettysburg Invitational (PA) this Saturday.

Friday, October 6, 2006

"Cavs 6th at All-Ohio"

(Delaware, OH) Walsh finished sixth at the All-Ohio Meet, held at Ohio Wesleyan in Delaware, Ohio today.  Malone College won the NCAA/NAIA Division.  Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) led the Cavs with a 13th place finish in a time of 27:30.0.  Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) was next at 32nd (28:22.0), Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) was 36th (28:44.4), Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) 39th (28:56.4), Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) 42nd (29:12.2), Andrew Schulz (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 44th (29:17.) and Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) 48th (29:38.3).

Friday, September 29, 2006

"Cavs Win Co-Ed Invitational"

The Walsh men captured the Co-Ed Classic, held on campus yesterday.  The Cavs (45) won over second place Malone (78).  Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) placed first in a time of 16:23.  Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) was second (16:51), Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) was fifth (16:58) and Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) seventh (17:08).

Friday, September 15, 2006

"Cavs Fourth at National Catholic Cross Country Invitational"

(South Bend, IN) Walsh (23-3) finished fourth in the 18-team field at the National Catholic Cross Country Invitational, held at the University of Notre Dame today.  Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) (Pictured top right) paced the Cavs with a 10th place finish in a time of 27:10.  Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) finished 15th (27:35), Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) 27th (27:50), Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) 31st (27:55), Andrew Schulz (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 45th (28:27), Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) 46th (28:29) and Tyler Immel (Jr., Sugarcreek, OH/Garaway) 68th (29:00). Other finishes include Tim Geabler (Sr., Canton, OH/GlenOak) (29:15) and Sean McBride (Sr., Canton, OH/Central Catholic) (29:20).

Saturday, September 2, 2006

"Cavs, McKee, Win at Westminster"

Walsh (8-0) opened the season with a convincing win at the Fisher Invitational at Westminster College.  The Cavs (32) won the event going away over second place Alderson-Broaddus (62).  Gannon University (95) was third and Penn State-Behrend fourth (107).  Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. Vincent-St. Mary) (Pictured top right), a NAIA National Qualifier last year, won the race in a time of 27:20.  In all, the Cavs captured four out of the top ten places.  Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS) was fourth in a time of 27:41, Mike Groholy (Jr., Parma, OH/Valley Forge) finished sixth (27:52), Jon Winnyk (So., Strongsville, OH/Holy Name) was eighth (28:06) and Josh Rogers (Jr., Hartville, OH/Lake) finished 13th (28:46).

Monday, August 28, 2006

"Cavs Open Season at Westminter on Saturday"

Walsh's men open the season this Saturday at the Fisher Invitational at Westminster College.  The men's race starts at 9:30 am.  Veteran men's Head Coach Dan McCallion returns for his 29th year at Walsh.  The Cavs return 11 letter winners, including Brendan McKee (So., Akron, OH/St. V-St. Mary) and Chris Zundel (Sr., Madison, OH/HS), who participated at the NAIA Championships in '05.