Creighton softball pitcher Tara Oltman was named the Missouri Valley’s scholar athlete of the week. She went 4-0 with a .72 ERA with 24 strikeouts in 29 innings to the lead the Bluejays to the conference championship last week. The Cortland, Nebraska native will lead Creighton at the Missouri regionals, when they play the Tigers Friday at 6:30.
Paul Giesselmann, a member of the Creighton Volleyball staff the past seven years, is the head coach at Midland Lutheran College. Midland Lutheran, apart of the NAIA is in Fremont, where Giesselmann lives. Before coming to Creighton, Giesselmann was a head coach for eight years at the College of St. Mary’s, where he went 227-80 and won seven league titles.