September 05, 2008
Around the Horn
Conference Honors Three StudentsThree Susquehanna students were honored as Landmark Conference Athletes of the Week on Sept. 1.
Junior Paul Thistle was the Landmark's men's cross country Athlete of the Week after finishing in second place out of 71 runners from all three NCAA divisions.
Sophomore Alycia Woodruff was the women's cross country Athlete of the Week after finishing in 11th place out of 67 runners from all three NCAA divisions. at the Bison Open. Woodruff posted a time of 18:5.19 on the three-mile course.
Susquehanna volleyball sophomore outside hitter Lindsey Jankiewicz was an all-tournament team honoree at Haverford College's Haverford Invitational held from Aug. 30-31.
Jankiewicz piled up 55 kills, 10 digs, eight blocks and seven service aces over four matches at the invite.
The Crusaders fell to St. Mary's before topping the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Cabrini College and Gallaudet University en route to a 3-1 weekend. Against Cabrini alone, Jankiewicz posted game-high totals of 25 kills and five service aces.
Susquehanna Revamps Quarterback ClubThe Susquehanna athletic department is featuring a revamped version of its annual Quarterback Club meetings for the 2008 season.
The Quarterback Club that takes place Fridays during football season in the Apple Community Room of the James W. Garrett Sports Complex.
The meetings will be from 12 p.m. -1 p.m. and the cost is $8.50, but a yearly membership to the QB Club is $35. Members will receive tickets to the club's annual postseason awards banquet.
Each luncheon will feature a guest speaker who is a coach from an area high school football team.
The luncheons will feature the team's weekly Gus Weber Crusader Football Player of the Week.
The award is named in honor of the late Gustave Weber, who was the university's president from 1959 through 1977.
The sponsors will each present $100 every Friday to that player's favorite charity.
This Week at SusquehannaMens Soccer: Wed. vs. Lycoming, 7 p.m.
Volleyball: Thurs. vs. Albright, 7 p.m.
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