Nate Snodgrass, a former Butler High School star, has left Northern Kentucky University and will transfer to another school. Snodgrass, who made the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fabulous Five in 2012, averaged 17 minutes and 3 points a game last season for the Norse, who just finished their first Division I season.
Freshman outfielder/pitcher Mick Fennell, a Butler graduate, was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Player of the Week in baseball as he helped the California University of Pennsylvania Vulcans split in their final series of the regular season, which earned them a tie for first place in the divisional standings and the top seed in the PSAC Tournament.
Over the course of three games against Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Fennell posted a .556 batting average, going 5-for-9 with three triples. Fennell also registered a .600 on-base percentage, a 1.222 slugging percentage, five RBI, and five runs scored.
Thiel senior Nick Rossmiller was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
Rossmiller, a Butler graduate, made one start and one relief appearance. He locked down a 3-2 win at Waynesburg in his first outing. After watching a two-on, nobody out situation develop in the bottom of the ninth, Rossmiller was summoned from his spot at first base to close it out for the Tomcats. Rossmiller retired both batters he faced and saw a runner caught stealing in securing his first collegiate save.
Name: Luke Bryan
High School: Butler
Sport: Boys Volleyball
Position: Outside Hitter and Setter
Washington & Jefferson sophomore third baseman Sadie Marek was named the Presidents' Athletic Conference Softball Hitter of the Week.
Marek, a Butler High School graduate, batted .588 (10-for-17) with four multi-hit games. Among Marak’s 10 hits were three doubles and a home run.