JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for December 11-17, 2017

K. Kelley

Kevin Kelley (6’0” Sophomore from Amherst (Elyria Catholic HS))
In LCCC’s 101 to 55 victory over Southern State, Kevin scored 21 points in 23 minutes of play. He shot 8 of 12 (67%) from the field, 3 of 7 (43%) from the three point line, and 2 of 3 (67%) from the foul line. He also had 4 rebounds and 3 assists. When Kevin is not in school or playing basketball, he coaches AAU basketball teams for TNBA. His favorite food is pizza and he likes to watch his little sister play AAU basketball. Keep it up Kevin!

Blakely, Rell Named OCCAC Players of the Week (Dec. 4-10, 2017)

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OCCAC Players of the Week for December 4-10, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 – By Kyle Kuhlman/OCCAC Sports Information (Edited)

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Four student-athletes received OCCAC Basketball Player of the Week honors on Monday. Lorain County Community College again swept the D-III awards (Mike Rell and Angel Blakely). 

ANGEL BLAKELY – LCCC Sophomore forward
Blakely corralled conference recognition for the second time in the last three weeks as the OCCAC Player of the Week on Nov. 27 as well. This week, she dropped in 22 points and hauled in nine rebounds in the Commodores lone contest. Blakely also chipped in two assists while converting on 8-of-18 from the field, 2-of-3 from long range and a 4-of-5 effort at the charity stripe.

Lorain County has now represented the D-III player of the week in four of six weeks following Hannah Oehlstrom’s back-to-back distinctions to start the season (Nov. 6, Nov. 13).

MIKE RELL – LCCC Sophomore guard
Rell poured in 22 points in just 21 minutes during a 128-88 victorious shootout over the Community College of Allegheny County-Boyce. He was responsible for nine made field goals on 13 attempts (69%) in addition to two boards and an assist.

Rell joins Daniel Lott (Nov. 6), Jovon Jones (Nov. 13), and Jake Schultz (Nov. 27) as D-III play of the week for Lorain County.

Oehlstrom and Jones Earn Week Two OCCAC Basketball Players of the Week

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OCCAC Players of the Week Nov 6-12, 2017

Except from Kyle Kuhlman, OCCAC Sports Information

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Four student-athletes were selected Monday (Nov. 13) as the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) Basketball Players of the Week. Ryann Greenfield (Cuyahoga) and Quantes Jackson (Sinclair) are the D-II award recipients while Lorain County’s Hannah Oehlstrom and Jovon Jones both collected the D-III weekly award.

Lorain County Community College Freshman guard
 Oehlstrom buried 11 of 22 three-point attempts and knocked in 49 percent of her field goal attempts overall while compiling an 18.7 points per game average. She crashed the boards for 22 rebounds total in three contests, pairing 10 rebounds against Penn State DuBois with 13 points for a double-double. She upped the ante in the next two games, scoring 23 and 20 points versus Anne Arundel Community College and Lehigh Carbon Community College, respectively.  
NOTE: Second straight OCCAC Player of the Week award for Oehlstrom.

Lorain County Community College Freshman forward
 Jones swiped the glass for 13 rebounds in the past week, helping Lorain County improve to 3-0 on the young season. The freshman forward chipped in 20 points offensively on 9-of-15 shooting and four assists. He got it done defensively, too, notching two blocks and a steal in each game.
NOTE:  First career OCCAC Player of the Week award for Jones and second straight D-III men’s accolade for Lorain County.

Congratulations Hannah and Jovon, way to keep it going in the second week!

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for November 6-12, 2017


Hannah Oehlstrom (5’2” Freshman from Avon Lake (Avon Lake HS))

 Hannah Oehlstrom

In LCCC Women’s Basketball Team’s 3 games this week (2 wins,1 loss), Hannah scored 56 points (18.7/game), 22 rebounds (7.3/game), 12 assists (4/game), and 5 steals (1.7/game). She was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Westmoreland Tip Off Classic because of her performance there. Hannah’s play has been a big part of LCCC’s strong start to the season where the team has already equaled their win total from a year ago. Hannah has been named OCCAC Player of the Week for the first two weeks of the season! Besides basketball, Hannah also competed in golf in high school. Hannah is majoring in education and works as a babysitter and in her mom’s daycare to prepare for this career.


Also nominated this week:
Daniel Lott, Men’s Basketball, sophomore from Brooklyn. Last week, Dan was named the OCCAC Player of the Week for scoring 23 points against CCAC Boyce. Dan shot 8 for 15 from the field and 1 for 2 from the line and grabbed 8 rebounds.

OCCAC Basketball Players of the Week Selected for October 30-November 5, 2017

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OCCAC Players of the Week for Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2017

Excerpt from Kyle Kuhlman/OCCAC Sports Information

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – The Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) selected its first edition of Basketball Player of Week recipients for the 2017-18 season and three different schools were represented. Armani Jackson of Lakeland and Cuyahoga’s Devon Robinson were the D-II winners while the Lorain County pair of Hannah Oehlstrom and Daniel Lott swept the D-III accolades.

Lorain County Community College Freshman guard
Oehlstrom logged 66 minutes in a split two-game week for Lorain County as the Commodores fell to Miami Middletown before a 65-54 besting of OU Chillicothe the following day. In the victorious effort, Oehlstrom was a force responsible for 26 points on 9-of-18 shooting (including 4-of-10 from long range), eight rebounds, two steals and an assist. She corralled eight rebounds in the week’s first contest as well, chipping in 11 points for an 18.5 points per game average. Oehlstrom rounded out her stat line with a pair of steals in each game.
NOTE:  First career OCCAC Player of the Week award for Oehlstrom.

Lorain County Community College Sophomore forward
Lott and the Commodores of Lorain County outscored Allegheny County-Boyce, 95-84, in their lone contest of the week. Lott dropped in 23 points on 8-of-15 shooting, including two 3-pointers. He grabbed eight rebounds as well.
NOTE:  First career OCCAC Player of the Week award for Lott.

Congratulations Hannah and Daniel, great way to start the season!

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for October 23-29, 2017

Emily Biltz (5’3” Freshman from Sheffield Lake (Brookside HS))
Emily Biltz head

Emily had a season best time by 2 minutes at the NJCAA DIII Region 12 Meet on Saturday. Emily was one of 12 LCCC runners who had season best times at regionals. Emily’s hobbies include drawing, reading, and hanging out with her teammates and boyfriend. Other than running, her main hobby is art. She really likes to draw and will be taking more art classes next semester. Emily is studying to become a forensic scientist; more specifically, Emily wants to be a forensic facial re-constructionist. This would incorporate the art part of her life into science, which she loves. After LCCC, Emily will transfer to Tiffin University or Defiance College to earn a bachelor’s degree in forensic science. Great job Emily!

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for October 16-22, 2017

Alana Carrion (5’10” Freshman from Lorain (Amherst Steele HS))

 Alana Carrion

Alana had a 93% attack percentage with 0.213 kill efficiency along with leading the team with 8 block kills in LCCC’s three matches this week against conference foes Lakeland, Hocking, and Columbus State. Fun facts about Alana: when not showing horses at the fair she is also royalty, she was the homecoming queen at Amherst Steele High School. Congratulations Alana!

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for October 9-15, 2017

Jacob Kelley (6’2” Freshman from Amherst (Amherst Steele HS))
Jacbo Kelley head shot 

Jacob set a new personal record for the 8K this past weekend at the Oberlin College Interregional Rumble; he has improved 7 minutes since early season races! Jacob is a computer animation major. In high school, Jacob was a competitive swimmer and also involved in the theater, acting in a number of productions. His hobbies include running, swimming, and biking. Keep up the great work Jacob!


Also nominated this week:

  • Alana Carrion, Volleyball, freshman from Amherst. In three games this week (against Tri-C, Sinclair and Edison), Alana had 32 kills with only 4 errors; hitting 0.420.

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for October 2-8, 2017

Audrey Chonko (5’6” Freshman from Columbia Station (Columbia HS))

Audrey ChonkoIn the last two games, Audrey had 8 shots on goal; she scored one goal in the Hiram 2-2 tie and one assist in the game at Walsh. She played all 90 minutes of both games and brings energy and positive  to the game. Her teammates always look to Audrey in clutch situations and she never disappoints.  Audrey plays forward and midfield. When Audrey is not playing soccer, she is usually studying or spending time with her friends and her dog.  Her favorite TV show is “Stranger Things”.  Her favorite food is anything Italian.  She is majoring in nursing.  Great job Audrey!

JIMMY JOHN’S ATHLETE OF THE WEEK for September 25-October 1, 2017

Micah Swartz (5’11” Freshman from Lakewood (Lakewood HS))

Micah ran his personal record best time at the All Ohio Cross Country Championships on Friday with a time of 28:53. He has been our number one runner all season long. Micah’s major is Computer Science and Engineering. He likes to cook and read in his spare time. Great race Micah!

Also nominated this week:

  • Alana Gonzalez, Women’s Soccer, Amherst. Alana is a central defender and a captain for LCCC’s Women’s Soccer Team. Alana made numerous plays to keep John Carroll down to four goals in LCCC’s game this week, while shutting down their best player. In the game against Ashland she made numerous offensive runs, helping to get LCCC in scoring position. 
  • Alana Carrion, Volleyball, freshman from Amherst. In the Grand Rapids Tournament last weekend, Alana had 28 kills in 70 attempts with only 1 error; she hit 0.386! Along with her offensive output, she had 13 block kills and many other blocks that may not have been kills but made LCCC’s opponents weary of attacking.