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Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Hot Seat: Hailey Shanahan

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Hailey ShanahanTennisJuniorBiology major Hailey Shanahan is a junior college-transfer from Temple Community College in Texas. A native of Australia, Shanahan finished her first season at NKU with a 5-17 singles record in top-flight matches. Shanahan also had a doubles record 8-13 while playing in...

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Hot Seat: Kaitlyn Hooper

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Kaitlyn Hooper Track and Field Senior Nursing Major Kaitlyn Hooper is a senior long distance runner for the NKU Track and Field team. She currently leads the team with the best time in the 10,000M at 39:59.09. Her other times this season include a 19:12.71 in the 5,000M and 5:23.40 in the 1500M. B...

Hot Seat: Allie Conner

Hot Seat: Allie Conner

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Allie Conner Softball Senior Athletic Training   Allie Conner is the starting catcher for the softball team and has started all but one game this season for the Norse. She currently has a .967 fielding percentage and collected her first multiple-RBI game of the season on Mar. 29 against Lip...

Hot Seat: Landon Osbourne

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

March 26, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features

Landon Osbourne Golf Sophomore Business Administration Landon Osbourne has appeared in all six tournaments for the Norse this season, where he averages a score of 76.27 per round. This season, he has played 15 rounds. His lowest score came at the Leo Keenan Invitational last fall, where he shot a ...

Hot Seat: Rianna Gayheart

Hot Seat: Rianna Gayheart

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Rianna Gayheart Basketball Junior Organizational Leadership and Communication Studies Major Rianna Gayheart has appeared in all 21 games for the Norse this season, averaging 6.9 points per game and 29.8 minutes. She scored a season-high 20 points against Lipscomb on Jan. 10, where she played 39 m...

Hot Seat: Deontae Cole

Hot Seat: Deontae Cole

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 29, 2015


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports

Deontae Cole Basketball Sophomore Deontae Cole has played in all 20 games for the Norse this season, where he averages 12.4 minutes and 4.1 points per game. The Toledo, Ohio native scored a career-high 15 points on Dec. 14 against UC-Clermont in his first career start, and he has started every ga...

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Hot Seat with Jayden Julian

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Volleyball

Sport: Volleyball Year: Junior Major: Human Resource Management With 287 kills on the season and a hitting percentage of .170, Jayden Julian is a key part to the volleyball team’s offense, but what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal?A: Probably Wendy’s spicy ch...

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Hot Seat with Macy Hamblin

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 3, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Sport: SoccerYear: FreshmanMajor: Special Education Macy Hamblin has appeared in 14 games in her freshman season and picked up six goals for the Norse. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: I’d have to say salad, pasta and bread sticks. Q: Do you have ...

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Hot Seat with Jenna Ruble

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Sports, Volleyball

Sport: Volleyball Year: Senior Major: Nursing With a hitting percentage of .327 in the current season and picking up a personal record of 20 kills against Evansville, Jenna Ruble is a key part to NKU’s volleyball team. But what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite before game m...

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Hot Seat with A.J. Fleak

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports

Sport: SoccerYear: JuniorMajor: Exercise Science In NKU’s first season as a Division I team, A.J. Fleak recorded  a team high of 45 saves, and played over 2,000 minutes in the 2013 season, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably some pasta. Q: Do...

Hot Seat with Kelly Burrows

Hot Seat with Kelly Burrows

Gavin Colton, Contributor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Cross Country, Hot Seat, Sports

Year: Sophomore Sport: Distance Runner Major: Accounting With a personal best of 18:49.7 5k time, Kelly Burrows holds the ninth best time in NKU history, but what else do you know about her?   Q: What is your favorite pregame meal? A: I usually eat a Clif bar and a banana.   Q: Do you ...

Hot Seat with Ian O’Reilly

Hot Seat with Ian O’Reilly

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

September 22, 2014


Filed under Hot Seat, Soccer, Sports, Sports Features

Sport: SoccerYear: SeniorMajor: Organizational Leadership Ian O’Reilly holds a strong place on the Norse defense for the men’s soccer team, with nearly 2,000 playing minutes last season alone, but what else do you know about him? Q: What is your favorite before game meal?A: Probably just a san...

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