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Athletes of the Week

Sammie Averill and Katie Hecklinski

Sammie Averill
The senior golfer posted the best round of her collegiate career this past weekend. A native of St. Joseph, Michigan, she shot a collegiate career-low 79 to tie for fifth overall while helping to lead the Belles to a team score of 329. Saint Mary's tied for third overall at the event.

Katie Hecklinski
The senior outside hitter on the volleyball team was named MIAA Co-Player of the Week this week. A native of South Bend, Indiana, she had 42 kills in three matches and had a .317 attack percentage as the Belles went 2-1 on the week. She led both teams with 18 kills in the Belles' contest against No. 14 nationally ranked Hope last Friday.

Congratulations, Sammie and Katie!

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  • Golf - Averill Medals Round as Belles Claim Second at Trine

    October 3, 2015

    ANGOLA, Ind. - Sammie Averill shot a career-low 77 and was the individual medalist as the Saint Mary's golf team placed second at the Trine MIAA Jamboree on Saturday.

  • Volleyball - Belles Stopped by Thunder, Blugolds

    October 3, 2015

    WHEATON, Ill. - The Saint Mary's volleyball team had some tough competition on Saturday, falling 3-1 to host Wheaton (25-23, 16-25, 25-16, 25-16) and 3-0 against Wisconsin-Eau Claire (25-14, 25-15, 25-23) to end the Wheaton Invitational.

  • Soccer - Belles Halted by Scots

    October 3, 2015

    ALMA, Mich. - The Saint Mary's soccer team lost a 7-0 final against Alma in conference play on Saturday afternoon.

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