On this episode of the Globe Sports Corner, hosted by Benjamin Cotton, Jacob Gerber, sophomore thrower for the Goshen College track and field team, looks back on his big performance at the George Glass Invitational at Taylor University. He goes on to say that he was aware that his brother was also going to be at the meet and his goal was to try and beat him. While Jacob finished second in the hammer throw behind his brother, he was able to qualify for the NAIA National Championship this upcoming May. Gerber says that he knew his throw was good as soon as he released it and it very excited to compete this May.
William Troyer talks with Nick Yutzy, sophomore volleyball player for Goshen College, about the team wrapping up their first official season in GC Athletics. Yutzy talks about how the team performed well, even with injuries happening over the course of the season. Yutzy himself had an outstanding year for the Maple Leafs, averaging 2.7 digs per set, which was the third best in the conference and in the top fifteen in the entire country. Yutzy goes on to mention that the team’s goal for the summer will be to continue to get court time and prepare for next season.
William Troyer also talks with Jason Grooms, sophomore right fielder for the baseball team, and his remarkable performance to lead the Maple Leafs in their 3-2 win over Huntington. Grooms talks through what was going on in this head to rob a home run from the Foresters in the top of the 7th inning. Grooms also remarks on his at bat with two outs in the bottom of the 7th inning which eventually led to a solo, walk-off home run. Grooms states that the team needs to continue to win games and work hard to make it into the conference tournament.
Benjamin Cotton talks about the first annual Leafy awards which happened over the weekend and looks at your Maple Leafs in action this week.