University of Akron sophomore Carr Vernon was named the 2013 Missouri Golf Association Golfer of the Year on Nov. 26.
Vernon finished tied for 13th place in the stroke play portion of the Missouri Amateur Championship and tied for 27th place in the stroke play portion of the U.S. Amateur at the Country Club in Brookline, Mass. Carr also earned a spot in the U.S. Open sectional qualifying event.
Kent State sophomore Ian Miller was named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week after winning the 157-pound title at the Navy Classic on Nov. 23 at the Wesley Brown Field House in Annapolis, Md.
Miller went 5-0 on the day, including three first-period wins and a major decision. Miller defeated No. 7-ranked Isaac Jordan of Wisconsin 10-7 for the title. Miller is 10-1 this season with six pins and is ranked No. 8 in the country in this week’s Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine Poll.
University of Akron coach Keith Dambrot and Cleveland coach Gary Waters will host a luncheon Friday, one day before the Akron-Cleveland State game Saturday at the Wolstein Center. The buffet lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. and both coaches will address the audience at 1 p.m. Cost is $15 per person, with tables of eight available for $105. Reservations must be made by Wednesday by calling 216-687-5119.