Luke Ullman (2005) NCAA D-III
Baseball Player of the Year
Luke Ullman, from the College of Wooster, was named as the Top National Small College Baseball Player and NCAA D-III Baseball Player of the Year.
Luke, a senior who attended Kenston High School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was a team leader in many offensive and defensive categories. CPOA wishes to congratulate Luke on his accomplishments. He originally went to NCAA D-I Coastal Carolina, where he was the starting shortstop as a freshmen, but transfered closer to home for his sophomore year.
GOOD LUCK to Luke in the future!!!
CPOA Northeast Ohio wishes to congratulate Josh Leonardi, on being named NCCAA 1st Team All-American in Mens Basketball. Josh played collegiately at NCCAA D-II, Circleville Bible College in SW Ohio. Now known as Ohio Christian University
The NCCAA is the "National Christian College Athletic Association" http://www.thenccaa.org/
Josh was a year 2000 graduate of Willo-Hill Christian High school (which is now Cornerstone Christian of the East Suburban Conference) As a senior at Willo-Hill, Josh averaged 29.8 points per game. Josh also scored 40 points in a game agaist Cuyahoga Heights at Gund Arena, prior to a Cleveland Cavaliers game!
Josh scored 2,586 career points at Circleville, with a 22.3 PPG career scoring average.
Gary Kadow and CPOA wish Josh continued success in the future!!!!!
Tonia Brennen, a year 2001 volleyball standout while at Madison High School, was recently named NAIA Academic All-American playing for Walsh University in Canton, Ohio. Tonia originally went as a freshman, to NCAA D-I High Point University in North Carolina, and decided to transfer closer to home after her freshman season.
#11 Tonia Brennen
6-0, Senior, Middle Hittter (Right Side)
Madison, OH/HS/High Point University/NAIA Walsh University
Voted Captain for the 2004 season... Has improved her arm swing over the summer and is hitting the ball harder and on a more consistent basis... Will be one of the strongest blockers... Will see time in the middle and possibly the right-side... Has also improved ball control and defense, which should result in more back row time... Excellent student-athlete... Ranks among Cavs career leaders in block assists (184, 10th) and blocks per game (1.02, 8th)... Also ranked among career season leaders in block assists (123, tied for 7th)... 2003: Earned NAIA Academic All-American and AMC Scholar Athlete honors... Tied for first on the team in block assists (123), second in block solos (30), total blocks (153) and blocks per game (1.17)... Third on the team in aces (41) and aces per game (.31)... Recorded 214 kills for an average of 1.63 kpg and hit .259 for the year while adding 110 digs... Set new career match bests in four categories... aces (4), block solos (3), block assists (7) and total blocks (9)... 2002: NCAA Division I transfer from High Point University... Played in 90 games, mostly at middle blocker but did see time opposite the setter... Recorded 144 kills, averaging 1.60 kpg and hitting .272... Recorded 72 blocks (.80 bpg), 13 aces and 77 digs... HIGH POINT: Played in 82 games as a freshman, recording 70 kills, 32 total blocks, and 22 digs... HS: Graduate of Madison HS... Earned four letters in volleyball... Second team all-conference pick as a freshman... First team all-conference three times... All-County Player of the Year as a junior and first team All-County as a senior... Personal: One of Lou Brennen and Rhonda Brennen's two children... Is a psychology major THREE LETTERS
Kills: 11 vs. Urbana 10-19-02
Hitting %: .778 vs. St. Vincent 11-15-02
Digs: 9 vs. St. Xavier 10-5-02
Aces: 4 vs. Saginaw Valley State 9-6-03
Block Solos: 3 last vs. Biola 12-5-03
Block Assists: 7 vs. Illinois Institute 9-13-03
Total Blocks: 9 vs. Illinois Institute 9-13-03
CPOA Northeast Ohio Hall of Fame
Josh Haldi-(Madison HS) Northern Illinois University-- MAC Starting Football QB and 2004 Silicon Valley Bowl Champions
Joe Valvoda (Kenston HS) Edinboro University-- 2003 NCAA D-II Football All American
Rick Trefzger (Lake Catholic) Purdue University-- Big 10 Starting Football QB in mid 1990's
Matt Hatchette (Jefferson) Langston University Oklahoma-- 7th round draft choice of Minnesota Vikings and currently with Jacksonville Jaguars
Trenton Hillier (Kenston HS) Georgetown University-- Four Year Big East Mens Basketball Point Guard
Josh Leonardi (Willo-Hill/Cornerstone Christian)-- Circleville Bible College NCCAA Basketball 1st Team All-American
Shaun Spisak (Nordonia) Mount Union College D-III Football All-American
Tonia Brennen (Madison) Walsh University NAIA Academic All-American
Luke Ullman (Kenston) College of Wooster--NCAA D-III Baseball Player of the Year
Tim Courtad (Aurora) Ohio University--NCAA D-I Wrestling All American
Contact Gary Kadow CPOA NE Ohio (440) 350-1937 (or) e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org