Kelli Moynahan and Mike Anderson, NKU Sports Information
Ky. - The following individuals have signed national letters of
intent to attend Northern Kentucky University and participate in
intercollegiate athletics for the Norse during the 2007-08 school
Bohlen, a 2005 graduate of Marian Catholic High School in Chicago
Heights, Ill., comes to NKU via UNC-Charlotte. The junior transfer
saw action as an infielder with the 49ers. Prior to his collegiate
career, Bohlen was an honorable mention to the Chicago Sun-Times
Hofmann, a 2007 graduate of Elder High School in Cincinnati, led
the Panthers to a 25-8 record and a berth in the Ohio state semifinals.
Hofmann led the Greater Catholic League in home runs (5) and runs
batted in (34) while leading the Panthers in hits (29), doubles
(10) and runs (32). He was named to the All-GCL first team as well
as Elder’s offensive and defensive Player of the Year as the
team’s starting shortstop.
Kautz, a 2007 graduate of Lakota East High School in Liberty Township,
Ohio, was a strong offensive outfielder for the Thunderhawks in
2007, leading the team with a .407 batting average and 20 RBI during
his senior campaign. During his junior year he took the mound to
throw the only no-hitter in Lakota East history. Kautz was a recipient
of the Joe Nuxhall Foundation Scholarship.
Vanderglas, a 2007 graduate of Greenwood High School in Bowling
Green, Ky., where he was the everyday shortstop for the Gators.
Vanderglas hit a solid .379, including 12 doubles, and drove in
17 runs for the Gators during his senior year. He was named to the
All-District team for his accomplishments. Vanderglas was also a
member of Greenwood’s football team.
Weinle, a 2007 graduate of Harrison High School in Harrison,
Ohio, played centerfield for the Wildcats and hit .347 with four
homers, five triples and 22 RBI in his senior season. Weinle
also stole 21 bases on the year. During his junior campaign,
Weinle was named second team All-Ohio and first team All-Fort
Ancient Valley Conference. In the classroom, Weinle was honored
as an All-Ohio Academic student-athlete. Weinle also lettered
in football and basketball.
Smith, a 2007 graduate of Scott High School. Smith placed second
individually at the Kentucky State Championships in 2006, and was
named to the All-Region 4, all-state first team and the Kentucky
State Super Team during his senior year. The Northern Kentucky Athletic
Conference crowned Smith its individual champion and Runner of the
Dwyer, a 2007 graduate of St. Henry High School in Erlanger, was
a seven-time letterwinner for the Crusaders’ cross country
squad. He was a first-team all-state selection in 2005 and 2006
and has a career best five-kilometer time of 16:54. With his help,
the Crusaders captured four regional and state cross country championships.
Harris, a 2007 graduate of Campbell County High School in Alexandria,
was named the 2006 Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Athlete
of the Year. He also took home four all-region awards, a second
team all-state honor in 2006 and three other all-state honorable
mentions. With a best five-kilometer time of 16:38, Harris helped
lead the Camels to a third-place finish at the 2006 KHSAA state
Women’s Cross Country
Ruth, a 2006 graduate of Bishop Brossart High School. Ruth received
LaRosa’s MVP for track and Northern Kentucky top field event
athlete of the year. She participated in the long jump, triple jump,
pole vault and high jump for the Mustangs.
Cantrall, a 2007 graduate of Verona High School in Walton, Ky.,
helped lead the Bearcats to a 2006 Class A state championship.
She was the individual runner-up at the North Central Kentucky
championships during her senior campaign as her team captured first-place
honors. In the classroom, Cantrall was an Academic all-state
her junior and senior years.
Jones, a graduate of Highlands High School, was a part of a Bluebirds
team that finished either second or first in Kentucky during
each of her five seasons. Jones ran a career-best 20:19 in the
five-kilometer while at Highlands.
• Sarah Koehler,
a graduate of Ryle High School, was named most valuable runner
for the Raiders for three of her five years with the team,
and finished 10th in the region during her junior year. Koehler
a personal-record five-kilometer time of 20:39. Sarah is the
sister of NKU men’s cross country runner Zach Koehler.
Lewis, a 2007 graduate of Little Miami High School in Morrow, Ohio.
Lewis earned three All-Fort Ancient Valley Conference second-team
honors, a first team All-FAVC selection his senior year, as well
as an FAVC All-Academic Team member all four years with the Panthers.
Lewis also lettered in baseball and wrestling.
Moore, a 2007 graduate of Taylor County High School in Campbellsville,
Ky. Moore was a first team all-Region 5 and all-state selection
his senior year. Moore was a runner-up medalist in four separate
tournaments last season, including the Fifth Region Tournament,
and finished fifth at the KHSAA State Championships. Moore holds
the Cardinals’ nine-hole record at 33, and averaged just 34
strokes in each of his nine-hole matches.
Brown, a 2007 graduate of Greenwood High School in Bowling Green,
Ky., earned four top-10 finishes during his senior season, including
two finishes in the top-three. He posted the four lowest tournament
scores in school history and led the Gators to their first Third
Region championship in school history. Brown also finished top-five
in the 2006 Westfield Junior PGA Qualifier and had a top-20 finish
at the 2006 Kentucky Junior Amateur Championship. He also excelled
in the classroom, being named Academic all-state three times.
Castle, a 2007 graduate of Pikeville High School in Pikeville, Ky.,
took three tournament victories during his senior campaign, including
the Pikeville and Centurion Invitationals. He holds the low-round
record for the Panthers as he led them to a KHSAA Region 11 championship.
Fleming, a 2007 graduate of Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Ind.
Fleming holds every girls’ golf record at Lebanon including
the lowest nine-hole and 18-hole records. She was a medalist in
all 17 matches and earned all-county honors twice. Fleming was the
Sagamore Conference champion and regional qualifier in both 2003
Lavric, a 2007 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln (Ohio) High School. Lavric
was a four-year letterwinner, and he was the Lions’ leading
scorer in 2005 and '06. He led the team with 21 goals his junior
season and 14 goals his senior year. Lavric helped lead Gahanna
to three Ohio Capital Conference
championships and two district titles.
Lavric, a 2007 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln (Ohio) High School. Lavric
earned the Central District, Ohio Capital Conference, Division I
and Ohio player of the year honors in 2006. He also earned All-American
honors by setting the Gahanna school record for goals against average
and a state record for consecutive shutouts (17).
Costello, a 2007 graduate of Mercy High School in Cincinnati. Costello
was a four-year letterwinner for the Bobcats.
Day, a 2007 graduate of Lakota East High School. Day earned first
team All-Greater Miami Conference and All-City accolades. She helped
lead the Hawks to regional runner-up honors during the 2004 season
and district runner-up honors during the 2005 and 2006 campaigns.
Day was the team’s top
scorer her freshman year.
Meyer, a 2007 graduate of Northwest High School. Meyer led Northwest
in assists and led the Knights to league championships over the
past two seasons. She was a three-year letterwinner for Northwest.
Mueller, a 2007 graduate of Mercy High School in Cincinnati. Mueller
was a four-year letterwinner for the Bobcats. She earned honorable
mention All-City accolades in 2006, and she helped Mercy capture
the Girls’ Greater Cincinnati League championship.
Ott, a 2007 graduate of Mason High School. Ott earned All-Fort Ancient
Valley Conference honors two seasons in a row, receiving first-team
accolades her senior season. She was also named a Cincinnati Enquirer
honorable mention all-star last fall. She helped lead the Comets
to the conference championship in 2005.
• Morgan Price, a 2007 graduate of Lakota West High School.
• Megan Smith, a 2007 graduate of Batavia High School. Smith
led the Bulldogs capture the Southern Buckeye Conference championships
all four years of her career, and the team won the sectional championship
and were district runner-up honors her senior year. Smith also earned
all-city, all-league honors. She scored 20 goals during the 2006
season while being a four-year starter for Batavia.
Ehlers, a 2007 graduate of Floyd Central High School in Floyd Knobs,
Ind. Ehlers held a team leading .407 batting average. As a sophomore
and junior, she collected 432 strikeouts and finished with a .605
slugging percentage in 177 total at bats. She earned all-state and
all-conference honors twice, and she was second in the state in
strikeouts per inning. She helped the Highlanders capture Hoosier
Hills Conference and sectional championships.
Raabe, a 2007 graduate of Oak Hills High School in Cincinnati. Raabe
led the Highlanders with a .338 batting average and three doubles
in 2007 as the team’s everyday catcher.
Durham, a 2007 graduate of Conner High School in Hebron, Ky., helped
lead the Cougars to a 24-7 record and the runner-up in the 9th Region.
The first baseman hit .405 on the season with team-best 12 RBI and
nine runs scored. Durham also earned many accolades in the classroom,
including being named to the Governor’s Scholar Program.
Roy, a 2007 graduate of Grant County High School in Dry Ridge,
Ky., helped lead the Lady Braves to a 2007 32nd district championship.
Roy set school career records for wins (68), innings pitched
(766), and strikeouts (893). Roy also maintained a 0.55 earned
run average during her high school career.
Sunday, a 2007 graduate of Reynoldsburg High School in Reynoldsburg,
Ohio. Sunday spent four years as the first-flight singles player
for the Raiders, qualifying for state finals during her senior season
with a 22-5 record. During her senior year, Sunday led the Raiders
to a second-place finish in the Ohio Capital Conference.