Streaks of the Week: Sept. 24-26


John Carroll Sports Information Department

Each week the Carroll News picks superstar athletes who excelled over the weekend in their matches.

Noah Tylutki, Special to the Carroll News

Each week, The Carroll News sports section names five Blue Streak athletes “Streaks of the Week.” Congratulations to this week’s athletes on their outstanding performances.



Football: Junior Brennan Fugh

Brennan Fugh (John Carroll Sports Information Department)

Despite the 28-14 loss to Mount Union, Fugh continued to carve up the Purple Raiders with a team-high 92 receiving yards and both touchdowns for the Blue Streaks.  In the spring against UMU, the junior had a career-high 10 catches for 145 yards and two scores.

Men’s Soccer: Freshman Nicholas Graeca

Nicholas Graeca (John Carroll Sports Information Department)

Tied 0-0 with just 15 seconds left, Graeca played the hero and found the back of the net carrying the Blue Streaks to a 1-0 victory against the No. 9 University of Chicago. The victory marked the first time JCU Men’s Soccer found the win column in 24 days.

Women’s Soccer: Junior Bella DeCicco 

Bella DeCicco (John Carroll Sports Information Department)

After going two weeks without a win, DeCicco stepped up for the Blue Streaks scoring the lone goal in the 41st minute of a 1-0 road victory over Washington & Jefferson.  The goal also marked the first of the junior defender’s career.


Volleyball: Senior Brooke Hjerpe

Brooke Hjerpe (John Carroll Sports Information Department)

Despite the losses to Denison and Earlham over the weekend, Hjerpe registered a combined 21 kills which is her best two-game stretch in the category so far this season.  Against Earlham, the senior captured 11 digs which is her second-best total of the year.

Women’s Golf: Freshman Isabella Mineo

Isabella Mineo (John Carroll Sports Information Department )

Mineo had a tremendous weekend for the Blue Streak’s JCU Fall Shootout at the Country Club of Hudson.  The freshman notched a 173 through the two days which was second overall in the field including an 86 on Sunday.