The Sting: Summer 2002

The Sports Information Publication of Cedarville University Summer 2002 Vol. 21, No. 2 Nehus, Reyes named CU Athletes of the Year W omen 's distance runner Erin Nehus and men's track standout Sergio Reyes have been named the Cedarville University Athletes of the Year for the 2001-02 season. The two were selected in voting by the Yellow Jacket coaching staff. Nehus, a junior from .------~r.o--__,_..., Gallipolis, OH, led the Lady Jacket cross country team to the NAIA national cham– pionship in the fall which was Cedarville's first in any sport. She earned NAIA All– America honors for the third straight year after placing third in the national meet. She was the NCCAA as well as the American Mideast Conference champion upon lead– ing CU to the team title in both events . Nehus was an NAIA Indoor Track & Field All-American in the 3,000 meter run. During the spring out- ..______________...___ __. door season, she was an Erin Nehus was an NA/A Outdoor All– NAIA All-American in American in both the 3K and 5K. both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters, and she was the NCCAA champion in the 3K and SK while setting meet records in both events. She also won the 1,500 and 3,000 meter runs in the AMC Championship. Sergio Reyes, wearing #11 , was the national champion in the NA/A 10,000 meter run. (Pharo by Casey Paugh) Reyes, a senior from Los Osos, CA, took the men 's honor for the second straight year. He was the NAIA national champion in the outdoor 10,000 meter run and also earned All- America recognition in the 5,000 meters . Reyes was named the Outstanding Performer of the Meet at the 2002 NCCAA Championships. He won the SK and lOK with meet records in both events. He was also the AMC champion in the 1,500 and SK. During the winter season, Reyes repeated as an NAIA Indoor All-American in the 5,000 meter run and was the All-Ohio indoor cham– pion in the 3,000 meters. Inside this issue... • Callan's Comments • Callan Award and Ministry Award • Spring Sports Action Photos and Recaps • Men's and Women's Basketball Update • DiCuirci Retires as Pep Band Director • Clark Named Assistant SID • Coach Pam Johnson Earns 200th Win • Cedarville University Athletic Hall of Fame