Bohman Named Athlete of the Week

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  • By WVU Sports Communications
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  • October 28, 2013 11:12 AM
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Bryce Bohman
    MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  -  West Virginia University men’s swimming & diving senior Bryce Bohman has been named the Varsity Sport Report Athlete of the Week.
    In his individual events for the weekend at the WVU Invite, Bohman won three of four events, nearly taking another pool record this season in the 200 back, with a time of 1:48.19. He also won the 100 fly (49.80) and 100 back (48.49). In the 50 free, he finished second with a time of 21.06.
    In Bohman’s relay events for the weekend, all four teams he was on placed first. The 200 free relay team set a new pool record with a time of 1:21.66. Bohman also swam on the winning 200 medley relay (1:31.58), the 400 free relay (3:02.61) and the 400 medley relay (3:23.85) teams.
WVU Athletes of the Week
Fall 2013
Week 1: Kelsie Maloney, Women’s Soccer
Week 2: Brittany Sample, Volleyball
Week 3: Andy Bevin, Men’s Soccer
Week 4: Jordan Anderson, Volleyball
Week 5: Frances Silva, Women’s Soccer
Week 6: Kate Schwindel, Women’s Soccer
Week 7: Karen Verwey, Women’s Rowing
Week 8: Haily VandePoel, Women’s Swimming & Diving
Week 9: Kelly Williams, Women’s Cross Country
Week10: Bryce Bohman, Men’s Swimming & Diving
This Week in Women’s Soccer
The No. 6-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team is idle this week in prepartion for the Big 12 Conference tournament in Kansas City, Mo., from Nov. 6-10.
Last Week in Women’s Soccer
The Mountaineers concluded their regular season on the road at Oklahoma and at No. 7 Texas Tech ... WVU came back from a 1-0 deficit against the Sooners on Oct. 25 to clinch the Big 12 regular season title, 2-1 ... the Mountaineers suffered their first regular-season loss in conference play since joining the Big 12, falling to the Red Raiders, 2-0, in Lubbock, Texas, on Oct. 27.
Notes & Quotes
Senior forward Frances Silva tallied her team-high 12th goal of the season to knot the the score at 1-1 at Oklahoma ... Silva assisted the golden goal scored by junior forward Kate Schwindel in the 102nd minute against the Sooners ... Silva’s assist broke the single-season program record (13) ... sophomore midfielder Amanda Hill was credited the assist on Silva’s goal, her second of the season.
Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown: “To win four straight conference championships says a lot, not only about the alumni but also the character of this program and this team. It’s a great feeling to witness this team play again and see how much they battled for another championship. I’m so excited we get to bring this home because this is a great one.”
This Week in Men’s Soccer
The Mountaineers will travel to Buffalo for their final road game of the season on Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Last Week in Men’s Soccer
West Virginia 0-0-2 with a pair of scoreless draws … WVU traveled to American on Oct. 22, before hosting Western Michigan in Mid-American Conference action on Oct. 26.
Notes and Quotes
WVU records sits at 6-6-4 overall and 1-2-1 in Mid-American Conference play … junior goalkeeper Lee Johnston has now posted three-straight shutouts and WVU is unbeaten in four-consecutive matches … the Mountaineers combined to outshoot the opponents 27-19 in those two matches.
This Week in Volleyball
West Virginia will face in-state rival Marshall on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m., for the 46th time in 40 seasons, and conference foe Texas Tech on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m, with both matches played at the WVU Coliseum.
Last Week in Volleyball
The Mountaineers fell to No. 1 Texas on Wednesday, Oct. 23, and at Oklahoma on Saturday, Oct. 26 ... the Sooners marked WVU’s third-straight opponent ranked inside the RPI top 15 ... freshman outside hitter Jordan Anderson recorded 16 kills in each match.
Notes & Quotes
Freshman outside hitter Jordan Anderson continues to lead the Big 12 in kills per set for the fourth-consecutive week … West Virginia leads the all-time series against Marshall 28-17, with the Herd claiming nine of the last 10 meetings … WVU will face Texas Tech on Saturday for the second time this season ... the Mountaineers won the first meeting between the two schools in Lubbock, Texas, on Oct. 5 in four sets.
Coach Jill Kramer: “We’ll get in the gym and will get better. We have played three teams consecutively who are ranked No. 1, No. 11 and No. 15 in the RPI, respectively, and that will make us a better team, because we have competed hard against them.”
This Week in Cross Country
WVU women’s cross country  travels to Waco, Texas, for the 2013 Big 12 Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 2, on the Cottonwood Golf Course.
Last Week in Cross Country
The Mountaineers were idle last week.
Notes & Quotes
WVU won the PSU Nationals in its most-recent competition on Friday, Oct. 18 … the Mountaineers posted a season-low score of 28, with four runners claiming top-5 finishes.
This Week in Tennis
WVU women’s tennis concludes its fall season at the Big Green Invite in Hanover, N.H., from Nov. 1-3.
Last Week in Tennis
The Mountaineers were idle last week.
Notes & Quotes
At the ITA Atlantic Regionals, sophomore Vivian Tsui tallied two wins on day one to qualify for the main bracket, where she won her first round match on day two before falling in straight sets ... doubles pair of sophomore Hailey Barrett and junior Ikttesh Chahal tallied a win in the second round after having a first-round bye as the No. 7 seed ... freshman Kaja Mrgole recorded her team-high sixth singles match win on the third day ... the freshmen tandem of Mrgole and Oana Manole won three consecutive doubles matches before falling in the quarterfinal.
This Week in Rifle
WVU will host two teams this weekend… the Mountaineers will host GARC foe No. 13 Mississippi on Saturday, Nov. 2, and No. 16 Akron on Sunday, Nov. 3…both matches will be held at the WVU Rifle Range, beginning at 8 a.m., with the last relay scheduled to be shot late afternoon.
Last Week in Rifle
WVU (3-0, 2-0 GARC) shot in their second GARC match of the season against No. 12 Army (2-2, 1-2 GARC) at the WVU Rifle Range, with a 4695-4669 victory over the Black Knights… the Mountaineers won air rifle 2349-2335, while the Huskers won smallbore 2315-2307.
Notes & Quotes
Sophomore Garrett Spurgeon placed first in smallbore with a 586 score ... Spurgeon also placed second in air rifle with a score of 590 ... Spurgeon shot a match-best 1176 combined score, improving on his season high … junior Maren Prediger won air rifle with a 596 score … junior Meelis Kiisk shot a 585, placing third in smallbore … junior Thomas Kyanko placed fifth (583) and sophomore Patrick Sunderman placed sixth (583) in the gun … senior Daniel Sojka placed third in air rifle with a 589 score, a new season high and one point shy of his career-best score.
Coach Jon Hammond: “I am pleased with this week. We had really good scores in smallbore and we were consistent. Nothing was spectacular, but everyone improved across the board. We were surprised to see how high the team score was.”
This Week in Swimming & Diving
The Mountaineers are off this week ... WVU’s next competition is in Charlottesville, Va., where they will compete with Virginia, Texas and Penn State from Nov. 8-9.
Last Week in Swimming &  Diving
The Mountaineers hosted the WVU Invite featuring men’s and women’s teams from Villanova and Cincinnati, as well as the women’s team from James Madison.
Notes & Quotes
The men’s team finished first in the standings with a total of 1,373 points, while the women’s team finished third with 747 total points … in the men’s 200 free relay, the “A” team of Squires, Vialette, Bohman, and Glegg capped Friday night off for the men’s squad with a new pool record and a first-place finish with a time of 1:21.66 … in the men’s 200 medley relay, the “A” team of senior Bryce Bohman, junior Christopher Brill, junior Julien Vialette and junior Tim Squires won with a time of 1:31.58 … in the men’s 400 IM, freshman Nate Carr took first with a time of 4:05.58, while Querciagrossa took third with a time of 4:11.59 … in the women’s 100 fly, Ogden took the event with a time of 57.45 … the men swept the top three spots and six of the top eight in the 100 fly, with Bohman winning the event with a time of 49.80, followed by Marsh in second (51.93) and sophomore Chase Williams in third (52.45) … sophomore Keith Carmichael took the 3-meter for the men with a score of 329.55, qualifying for the NCAA Zone Championships ... senior Liam McLaughlin placed second with a score of 291.10 … junior Haily VandePoel won the 1-meter for the women’s team with a score of 279.00 ... sophomore Lindsay Schmidt finished third with a score of 231.05.
Coach Vic Riggs: “We had two very strong sessions (Saturday). These were quick sessions and several of our kids had two really strong swims with a short turn around in either the morning or afternoon session.”
This Week in Rowing
The Mountaineers travel to the Head of the Occoquan in Fairfax, Va., on Saturday, Nov. 2 ... a select varisty squad will compete in the Collegiate Small Boat Challenege on Sunday, Nov. 3, in West Windsor, N.J.
Last Week in Rowing
WVU rowing competed at the Head of the Schuylkill on Saturday, Oct. 26, in Philadelphia.
Notes & Quotes
In the Frosh/Novice Open 4+, the crew of Madison James, Louisa Morgan, Megan Brophy and Abigail Fondren took 23rd with a time of 23:29.74 ... oin the Open 4+, Elizabeth Duarte, Elizabeth Kantak, Karen Verwey, Courtney Schrand and Emily Deming earned bronze with a time of 16:55.31 ... Melinda Sharon, Bethany Anne Sapen, Mollie Rosen, Tamyra Roberts and Sarah Dodd finished 10th of 40 in the Open 4+ with a time of 17:38.05 ... Lisa Deklau, Kelly Kramer, Jessica Hurlbert, Rachel Cokeley with Caitlin Madamba took 15th of 40 with an 18:01.90 ... In the Open club 8+, Melinda Sharon, Kelly Kramer, Hannah Onians, Tamyra Roberts, Mollie Rosen, Megan Brophy, Elizabeth Duarte, Courtney Schrand and Morgan Leach finished 8th of 40 with a 16:42.58 ... the crew of Kaitlyn Eason, Bethany Anne Sapen, Alison Coates, Susannah Hartlove, Lisa Deklau, Louisa Morgan, Madison James, Marika Hoskins and Alexandra Basil crossed the line in 16th of 40 in 17:27.52 ... Caroline Mullins, Allyson Pytlak, Kimberlie May, Kendra Welker, Addie Dulaney, Summer Socha, M. Kaitlyn Cook, Sarah Taylor and Brittany James finished 34th with a time of 18:36.90 ... in the Open Heavy Championship 8+ final, Elizabeth Duarte, Kelly Kramer, Mollie Rosen, Rachel Cokeley, Jessica Hurlbert, Elizabeth Kantak, Karen Verwey, Courtney Schrand and Mallory Fisher crossed the line in 12th place of 20 boats in 16:46.80.
Coach Jimmy King: “Our top Open 4+ crew raced to a bronze medal finish, and although it has been a while since WVU earned a medal at the Schuylkill, there was a bit of disappointment in an opportunity lost coming so close to a win.”
This Week in Wrestling
West Virginia University wrestling open up its 2013-14 season at the Virginia Duals on Saturday, Nov. 2, in Charlottesville, Va. ... The Mountaineers match up with Gardner-Webb, Anderson and Virginia.
Last Week in Wrestling
WVU did not compete last week.
Notes & Quotes
Senior Nathan Pennesi returns after competing at the NCAA Championships last season and tallying 22 wins on the year ... junior Brutus Scheffel and sophomore Bubba Scheffel return after each recording double digit wins in their respective weight classes.