College Insider: East’s White shows shooting skills at Mount Union

Erin White tops the Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball rankings in field-goal percentage and has started every game this season for the University of Mount Union.

The 6-foot junior center and Lakota East High School graduate is shooting 59.4 percent from the floor and leads the Raiders in rebounding with an 8.3 average.

White is averaging 9.8 points and 1.5 assists per game for Mount Union, which hosts Marietta on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

• Sophomore guard Sharmaine Wills (Lakota East) has started 15 games for Siena Heights and is averaging 5.5 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game.

Wills is shooting 47.1 percent from the field and 67.9 percent from the foul line for the Saints, who are 12-6 overall and 5-5 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference.

SHU travels to Lourdes on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Men's swimming: Senior John Raker (Lakota West) helped Ohio Northern split a tri-match in Colorado Springs, Colo., last Saturday.

ONU defeated host Colorado College 146-102 while losing to Wayland Baptist (Texas) 145-103.

Raker was third in the 200-yard medley relay (1:39.83), fourth in 50 butterfly (24.82), fifth in the 200 free relay (1:33.79) and sixth in the 100 fly (56.04).

The Polar Bears will travel to Mount Union on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Women's gymnastics: Senior Kayla Beckler (Lakota West) competed for Ball State last Friday in a tri-meet at Missouri.

Host Mizzou (196.225) was first at the meet, followed by Illinois (194.200) and BSU (193.625).

Beckler placed fifth on the uneven bars (9.825), seventh on the balance beam (9.825) and 11th in the floor exercises (9.725).

Ball State will begin Mid-American Conference action at home Sunday afternoon against Northern Illinois.

Men's basketball: Senior guard/forward Zach Moo Young (Lakota West) has made two starts for Oberlin and is averaging 2.5 points and 1.1 rebounds per game.

He is shooting 42.9 percent from 3-point range and 77.8 percent from the charity stripe for the Yeomen, who are 1-11 overall and 0-5 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.

Oberlin visits Kenyon on Wednesday at 8 p.m.

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