ITHAQUE, NY – Among 22 student-athletes in nine different sports who were recognized for their outstanding play during the week of November 15-21, Ithaca College honored four student-athletes for their fantastic individual performances. Logan wendell of the men’s basketball team was named Rookie of the Week, Ethan Godfrey was crowned co-diver of the week, Jack wadsworth was named Rookie of the Week for Men’s Swimming and Diving and Karalyn pawcio won her first Diver of the Week honors for the women’s swimming and diving program.
Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week – Logan wendell
Logan wendell averaging 9.0 points on 7 of 12 shots and 4 of 7 on 3 points in a 2-0 week for Ithaca. In the 72-63 win over Cortland, Wendell tallied five points with two assists, then tallied 13 points in an 87-56 win at Susquehanna.
Men’s Swimming & Diving- Co-Diver of the Week- Ethan Godfrey
Helped the Bombers rack up team points in the narrow 145-155 loss to RIT on Saturday. Godfrey produced another pair of NCAA Division III qualifying scores on the one-meter and three-meter diving boards. The junior scored 312.00 to win the three-meter event and on the one-meter springboard he finished second with a score of 283.00.
Men’s Swimming and Diving – Rookie of the Week – Jack wadsworth
Wadsworth continued his dominant season by winning three individual events in the duel against RIT on Saturday night. He won the 200-yard backstroke with a recorded time of 1: 55.96, won the 100-yard event by just under three seconds (50.44) and the talented sophomore finished his day in winning the 200-yard IM with a final time of 1: 55.94.
Swimming & Diving Women- Diver of the Week- Karalyn pawcio
Pawcio has recorded his best individual performances of the season to date, reaching NCAA Division III qualifying standards on the one-meter and three-meter diving boards. She sneaked up behind her teammates Ava lowell and Rachel Lange in the one-meter event with a final score of 257.90 and won the three-meter event with a season best score of 312.85.
Roll of honor
In a round-trip duel against enemy RIT at the Kelsey Partridge Natatorium, James collishaw had a great individual performance accumulating several team points for the Bombers. He won the 50-yard freestyle hitting the final wall at 21.35. He swam to a season-best time of 1: 43.68 for the 200-yard freestyle and won his third individual event of the evening with a second-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle (47.32). The rising sophomore also contributed to second place in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3: 10.63).
Morgan hoffman smith was one of three events the Bombers won as they beat RIT on Saturday by a score of 165-135. Hoffman-Smith continued her strong season with an exceptional time in the 1,000-yard freestyle beating her teammate Erin kiley over 23 seconds, posting a time of 10:45.15. The graduate student also swam to a season best time of 5: 16.82 which earned her the 500-yard freestyle. She also played a key role in the evening’s final event, which was another close run in favor of IC in the 400-yard free as the team won the event with a final time of 3: 41.47.
Cara Volpe had a solid week for the Bombers, leading them to a 2-1 overall week, which included a 75-53 victory over 12th-ranked University of Scranton. She had a 10-point performance against the Royals and added an extra 10 points on a perfect 5-of-5 shooting night in the other dominant win over Keuka College. In the narrow loss to Cortland, Volpe filled the area scorecard with seven rebounds (four on the offensive glass), had three steals and distributed four assists.
Skylar Otherwise averaging 13.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 6.0 assists in two games this week for Ithaca. Otherwise started the week with 12 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in a 72-63 win over Cortland, then concluded the weekend with 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists in an 87- win. 56 in Susquehanna.