A.I.I. News
12.03.2012 - [NAIA Independents]
Jamestown's Mark Hoge
Jamestown's Mark Hoge

Ashford University's Emily Paull and Jamestown College's Mark Hoge have earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions this week as Paull has been named Female Athlete of the Week, while Hoge has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2.

Paull, a sophomore from Somonauk, Ill., won the women's half-marathon at the Frigid Bee Invitational in a time of 1:29:03 to surpass an NAIA "A" qualifying standard. With her time, Paull also becomes the first 2013 NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship qualifier for the Saints.

Hoge, a 6-foot-3 guard from Ironton, MN, guided the Jimmies to a 1-1 week and with his play, helped the Jimmies hold seventh-ranked William Penn, the No. 1 ranked offensive team in the NAIA with a 106 per game average, to just 78 points in a 78-75 loss. He was 10-for-23 shooting, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range and finished with 29 points, nine rebounds and two assists. He also tallied 23 points with seven assists, three blocks and two steals in a win over Trinity Bible (ND).

A.I.I. Male Athletes of the Week

Sept. 2, 2012

Winner: Gus Ramasco, Jamestown College, Football

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Ken Eliacin, Valley City State University, Football

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: George Gauld, Jamestown College, Soccer

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Chein Hau-Tan, Ashford University, Golf

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Derek Elliott, Valley City State University, Football

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Ryan VanDenburg, California State University-San Marcos, Soccer

Oct, 22, 2012

Winner: Lucas Almeida, Ashford University, Soccer

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Stiven Ospina, University of Houston-Victoria, Soccer

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: DeAndre Lowery Jr., Ashford University, Basketball

Nov. 11, 2012

George Gauld, Jamestown College, Soccer

Nov. 18, 2012

Thomas Cooke, Jamestown College, Soccer

Nov. 25, 2012

Sekani Milligen, Valley City State University, Basketball

Dec. 2, 2012

Mark Hoge, Jamestown College, Basketball

A.I.I. Female Athletes of the Week

Sept 2, 2012

Winner: Hollie Babut, Ashford University, Soccer

Sept. 9, 2012

Winner: Kristen DiPaola, Dakota State University, Volleyball

Sept. 17, 2012

Winner: Danielle Tombolato, Ashford University, Volleyball

Sept. 24, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

Oct. 1, 2012

Winner: Sarah Becker, Jamestown College, Volleyball

Oct. 8, 2012

Winner: Aleona Reyes, Jamestown College, Cross Country

Oct. 15, 2012

Winner: Morgan Martells, Ashford University, Volleyball

Oct. 22, 2012

Winner: Josette Glatt, Mayville State University, Volleyball

Oct. 29, 2012

Winner: Amber Ramlo, Jamestown College, Basketball

Nov. 4, 2012

Winner: Jackie Regan, University of British Columbia, Cross Country

Nov. 11, 2012

Taylor DeGraaf, California State-San Marcos, Volleyball

Nov. 18, 2012

Maria Bernard, University of British Columbia, Soccer

Nov. 25, 2012

Morgan Mathison, Jamestown College, Basketball

Dec. 2, 2012

Emily Paull, Ashford University, Track and Field