JESSE BARRIOS (5’11”Freshman from Wooster (Home Schooled))
Jesse earns LCCC Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row for his performance. He went 15 for 23 (.652 batting average!) with 8 runs scored, 10 RBIs, 5 doubles, 1 homerun, and a walk in LCCC’s games last week, leading the team to 3 wins in 6 games against OSU Mansfield, Westmoreland, and CCAC Boyce. Jesse is the youngest of seven kids (two brothers and four sisters) in his family and his “super” mom homeschooled all of them. He started playing baseball when he was 5 years old and considers it the hardest sport to master the skills. Jesse drives from Wooster to LCCC every day, an hour commute, in order to save money towards his goal of going to a 4 year school. He is majoring in Sports Management. Congratulations on a great week Jesse!
JESSE BARRIOS (5’11”Freshman from Wooster (Home Schooled)
Jesse went 10 for 22 for an outstanding batting average of .454 this week in LCCC’s six games against Schoolcraft College, Butler CCC, and OSU Mansfield. He scored 8 runs, had 11 RBI’s, 3 doubles, 3 triples, 3 stolen bases and 3 walks along the way! Jesse is the #2 batter in the lineup and plays one of the most difficult position as short stop. He was home schooled and is a true freshmen. Jesse’s favorite movie is “Inception”, his favorite artist is “Lecrae” and his favorite food is lasagna. He enjoys hanging out with friends and spending time with his nieces and nephew. Great job Jesse!
NATE COLBERT (6’1” Sophomore from North Ridgeville (North Ridgeville HS))
Nate went 3 for 5 on Sunday at Butler CCC (PA) with 2 doubles and a triple, 4 stolen bases, and 3 walks to lead LCCC to two wins. Nate rejoined the team after playing his first year for LCCC in 2016. His favorite movie is “More Than A Game”. His favorite things to do are playing baseball and lifting weights. His favorite food is tacos and in his spare time he loves to play “Fortnite” with his friends, Nick Bene and Kevin Simon. Way to go Nate!
KEVIN SIMON (6’5” Sophomore from Columbia Station (Columbia HS))
Kevin appeared in two games last week as LCCC’s pitcher, going 1-0. He had 13 strickouts, scattering 9 hits over 10 innings and pitched the complete game victory over OSU Lima on Saturday atSprenger Stadium. Kevin’s favorite song is Put-On by Young Jeezy, his favorite food is chicken tenders, his favorite movie is all the Fast & Furious movies, and his favorite hobby is going to car shows to see old cars. Kevin loves to stay up late and play Fortnite with his teammates and friends. Great start to the season Kevin!
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!
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.
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!
Hannah Oehlstrom (5’2” Freshman from Avon Lake (Avon Lake HS))
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.
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!
Emily Biltz (5’3” Freshman from Sheffield Lake (Brookside HS))
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!