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April 24, 2012

Ohio Wesleyan University senior Sharif Kronemer (Silver Spring, Md./Springbrook), freshman Katie Reid (Marion/Harding) and senior Nathan Strome (Sidney) have been named North Coast Athletic Conference Players of the Week for the week of April 23, it was announced by the NCAC.

Kronemer was named Men’s Distance Runner of the Week, Reid was named Women’s Distance Runner of the Week and Strome was named Baseball Player of the Week.

Kronemer won an event at the Marietta Twilight Meet on Friday. He broke the tape in the 800-meter run in 1:53.43.

Reid won an event at the Marietta Twilight Meet on Friday, taking the 800-meter run in 2:12.36.

Strome, a first baseman, batted .478 on the week as the Bishop baseball team won 5 of 6 games to clinch a spot in the NCAC tournament. Strome tied a school record with 2 triples at Denison, and smashed a 3-run homer to put Ohio Wesleyan ahead to stay in the nightcap of a doubleheader sweep of Wittenberg on Sunday. His 11 hits on the week included 4 doubles, 2 triples and 2 home runs, good for a slugging percentage of 1.067. Strome also drove in 8 runs and stole a base.