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January 14, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Jan. 15, 2013

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Lakin Roland (Dartmouth women’s basketball, Jeffersonville graduate, Fr.) — top performance: career-high 13 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the field and 5-of-5 from the free-throw line, and six rebounds in the Big Green’s 88-66 win on Saturday at Harvard; notes: Roland was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Monday; team records: 2-13 overall, 0-1 Ivy League.



BORDEN

• Brandon Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: four points per game, 2-of-2 field goals, 1-of-1 3-pointers, 3-of-4 free throws, two rebounds; notes: eight points and two rebounds in the Titans’ 70-36 victory on Saturday at Purdue North Central; team records: 14-7 overall, 11-4 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Division I.

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 8.7 points per game, 10-of-27 field goals, 2-of-9 3-pointers, 4-of-6 free throws, 10 rebounds, seven assists, four steals; top performance: 14 points, shooting 6-of-11 from the field, 1-of-3 from 3-point range and 1-of-2 from the stripe, six rebounds and two assists in the Titans’ 68-58 loss to St. Xavier last Tuesday; team records: 14-7 overall, 11-4 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Division I.

• Andrea Rademacher (Indiana State women’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: one point in the Sycamores’ 69-50 loss on Sunday at Creighton; team records: 10-5 overall, 2-2 Missouri Valley Conference.



CHARLESTOWN

• Justin Baxtron (Indiana State men’s track, Sr.) — top performance: first in both the 60-meter dash finals (7.0) and the 200 dash (22.27) in the Sycamores’ 98-46 victory on Saturday against Illinois State in Terre Haute; notes: third in 60 dash preliminaries, 7.11.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Chris Carruthers (Franklin men’s basketball, So.) — notes: Carruthers saw action in the Grizzlies’ 86-65 win on Sunday at Manchester; team records: 10-5 overall, 5-3 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2.5 points per game, 2-of-6 field goals, 1-of-2 3-pointers, two assists; notes: three points and two assists in the Red Wolves’ 98-96 home loss on Saturday against IU Southeast; team records: 11-7 overall, 1-2 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Haley Dresner (Xavier women’s swimming, Fr.) — notes: seventh in the 200-yard medley relay (1:51.99) in a triple-dual meet last Friday at IUPUI against Ball State, Marshall and the host Jaguars, 12th in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.76), 13th in the 200 breast (2:35.02); sixth in the 400 medley relay (4:08.78) and 400 freestyle relay (3:43.58) and seventh in the 500 freestyle (5:20.21) in the Musketeers’ double-dual meet between Cleveland State and Oakland last Saturday.

• Meghan Jones (Bellarmine women’s track, Jr.) — notes: seventh in the 1,600 relay at the Kentucky Invitational on Friday and Saturday, 3:59.81; 14th in the 400, 59.24.

• Andrew Mitchell (Danville Area Community College, So.) — notes: four points, four rebounds, four assists and two steals in the Jaguars’ 91-72 home victory over the Millikin junior varsity team on Saturday; team record: 14-3.

• Brigid Morrissey (Furman women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: two points per game, 3-of-7 field goals, 0-of-1 3-pointers, 16 assists, eight rebounds, four steals; top performance: game- and career-high 10 assists and four rebounds in the Paladins’ 67-48 win on Saturday at North Carolina-Greensboro; team records: 6-8 overall, 2-3 Southern Conference.

• Brock Slavens (Cincinnati men’s swimming, So.) — top performance: third in the 50 freestyle in the Bearcats’ 159-133 home loss to Miami (Ohio) last Friday, 21.81; notes: fourth in the 200 medley relay (1:35.87) and fifth in the 50 freestyle in Cincinnati’s 184-104 loss on Saturday at Louisville.

• Jordan Thompson (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: three rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 97-60 home win over Cincinnati Christian last Tuesday; team records: 15-3 overall, 5-0 KIAC.

• Chet Wernecke (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: two points and two rebounds in IU Southeast’s 97-60 home triumph over Cincinnati Christian last Tuesday; team records: 15-3 overall, 5-0 KIAC.



HENRYVILLE

• Casey Guernsey (Bellarmine women’s swimming, Fr.) — notes: second in the 200 freestyle relay in the Knights’ double-dual meet last Friday in Indianapolis against the host Greyhounds and William Jewell, 1:16.15; fourth in the 100 breaststroke, 1:16.15; seventh in the 50 freestyle, 28.59, season-best time.

• Allison Knox (Jackson Community College women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: four assists and three points in the Jets’ 108-70 victory on Saturday against Lansing Community College; team records: 9-7 overall, 3-0 Michigan Community College Athletic Association.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• A.J. Adams (Pittsburg State men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: four points and four rebounds in the Gorillas’ 80-73 loss on Saturday at Central Missouri; team records: 11-3 overall, 4-2 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

• Emily Akalski (Marshall women’s swimming, Sr.) — notes: ninth in the 200 medley relay (1:53.72) in a triple-dual meet on Friday at IUPUI against Ball State, Xavier and the host Jaguars, 10th in the 100 backstroke (1:05.85) and 200 freestyle relay (1:45.41), 11th in the 100 freestyle (56.83); fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:55.6) and eighth in the 100 backstroke (1:05.73) in a triple-dual meet on Saturday at IUPUI against Western Illinois, Saint Louis and the host Jaguars.

• Zach Blankenbeker (Army men’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: third in the 200 butterfly (1:54.88) in the Black Knights’ 180-115 win on Saturday at Lehigh; notes: sixth in the 400 freestyle relay (3:19.36) and seventh in the 100 butterfly (53.14) on Saturday at Lehigh; third in the 200 butterfly in Army’s 165-135 victory last Friday at Bucknell.

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 13.5 points per game, 11-of-22 field goals, 1-of-3 3-pointers, 4-of-9 free throws, 17 rebounds, five assists, two steals; top performance: 18 points, shooting 7-of-14 from the floor, 1-of-3 from 3-point range and 3-of-6 from the line, 11 rebounds and two assists in IU Southeast’s 97-60 home victory last Tuesday against Cincinnati Christian; team records: 15-3 overall, 5-0 KIAC.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, So.) — notes: No. 6 singles loss (6-2, 6-4) and No. 2 doubles setback (8-7(7-1)) on Sunday at Northwestern; team record: 1-0.

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: eight points and three rebounds in the Hilltoppers’ 86-68 home victory on Saturday against Florida Atlantic; team records: 13-3 overall, 6-1 Sun Belt Conference.

• Alonzo Shepherd (Indiana wrestling, Fr.) — notes: 133-pound match loss by major decision (20-6) in the Hoosiers’ 41-3 home setback to Minnesota on Sunday; it was Shepherd’s first match as a college wrestler.



NEW ALBANY

• William Barber (Spalding men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 13 points per game, 16-of-24 field goals, 1-of-1 3-pointers, 6-of-6 free throws, six rebounds, six assists, five steals; top performance: 18 points, shooting 7-of-9 from the floor and 4-of-4 from the stripe, game-high four steals and three assists in the Golden Eagles’ 98-53 victory on Saturday at Blackburn; team records: 8-6 overall, 5-0 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 7.5 points per game, 5-of-16 field goals, 3-of-9 3-pointers, 2-of-2 free throws, 11 assists, six steals; top performance: 11 points, shooting 4-of-8 from the field and 3-of-4 from 3-point range, team-high nine assists and four steals in the Jaguars’ 85-40 road win over the Lindenwood University-Belleville junior varsity team last Thursday; team record: 13-6.

• Donnie Hale (Purdue men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: four points and two rebounds in the Boilermakers’ 60-42 home win over Penn State on Sunday; team records: 8-8 overall, 2-2 Big Ten.

• Hannah Harris (Murray State women’s rifle, Fr.) — notes: 16th in both smallbore rifle (523 points) and air rifle (551) in the Racers’ home loss to Alaska-Fairbanks last Thursday.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 0-for-2 field goals, 0-for-1 3-pointers, four assists, two rebounds; notes: three assists in the Engineers’ 69-60 home setback to Transylvania on Saturday; team records: 13-2 overall, 7-1 HCAC.

• Tionna Peters (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: two points in the Grenadiers’ 80-78 home win over Alice Lloyd on Saturday; team records: 10-7 overall, 3-3 KIAC.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: three rebounds and one point in the Aggies’ 66-60 home win over San Jose State last Friday; team records: 14-1 overall, 5-0 Western Athletic Conference.

• A.J. Schmidt (McKendree men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 1-of-4 field goals, 1-of-2 3-pointers, five rebounds, four assists, two steals; notes: three points and two assists in the Bearcats’ 78-54 loss on Saturday at Missouri-St. Louis; team records: 7-7 overall, 1-3 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Josh Underwood (Bellarmine men’s swimming, So.) — notes: fourth in the 100 breaststroke in the Knights’ double-dual meet last Friday in Indianapolis against the host Greyhounds and William Jewell, 1:09.38, season-best time; eighth in the 100 freestyle, 55.41; ninth in the 50 freestyle, 25.01.

• Chris Whitehead (Danville Area Community College men’s basketball, So.) — top performance: 15 points, shooting 6-of-9 from the field and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line, game-high five assists, three rebounds and two steals in the Jaguars’ 91-72 home win on Saturday against the Millikin junior varsity team; team record: 14-3.



NORTH HARRISON

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s track, Georgetown native, So.) — notes: 10th in the 3,000 at the Kentucky Invitational on Friday and Saturday, 8:36.4.



PROVIDENCE

• Kallie Ash (Spalding women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven points per game, 6-of-15 field goals, 2-of-8 3-pointers, 7-of-8 free throws, nine rebounds, seven assists, two steals; notes: 11 points, shooting 3-of-9 from the field, 1-of-4 from 3-point range and 4-of-4 from the line, five rebounds and two steals in the Golden Eagles’ 81-59 victory on Saturday at Blackburn; team records: 4-8 overall, 3-2 SLIAC.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: four points per game, 3-of-8 field goals, 0-of-3 3-pointers, 2-of-2 free throws, eight rebounds, six assists, three steals; notes: eight points, eight rebounds, four assists and team-high two steals in the Saints’ 89-84 home loss on Saturday at Olivet Nazarene; team records: 7-14 overall, 3-10 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Division II.

• Johnell Hardin (Spalding men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 2.7 points per game, 4-of-7 field goals, 0-of-2 3-pointers, 12 assists, five rebounds, three steals; notes: game-high six assists and two points in Spalding’s 79-49 home win over Webster last Thursday; team records: 8-6 overall, 5-0 SLIAC.



SILVER CREEK

• Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky men’s track, Sr.) — notes: Chwalek was named the Atlantic Sun Conference Men’s Athlete of the Week last Wednesday.

• Jack Eckert (Iowa men’s track, Jr.) — notes: ninth in the shot put at the Iowa Open last Saturday, 11.92 meters; 12th in long jump, 5.87 meters; 23rd in the 60 dash preliminaries, 7.5.

• Cody Jackson (Anderson men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: two points per game, 2-of-12 field goals, 0-of-4 3-pointers, two rebounds, two steals; notes: four points and two steals in the Ravens’ 69-40 loss on Wednesday at Rose-Hulman; team records: 7-8 overall, 3-5 HCAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 3-of-13 field goals, 3-of-5 3-pointers, 0-of-1 free throws, 10 rebounds, nine assists; notes: team-high nine rebounds, game-high seven assists and three points in the Hawks’ 78-70 home loss on Saturday to Southern Indiana; team records: 6-7 overall, 1-4 GLVC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 8-of-20 field goals, 3-of-11 3-pointers, 2-of-2 free throws, nine rebounds, four steals, three assists; top performance: 14 points, shooting 5-of-12 from the floor, 2-of-7 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the line, five rebounds, game-high four steals and three assists in the Saints’ 84-63 home win over Bellarmine on Saturday; team records: 7-6 overall, 3-2 GLVC.

• Chris O’Connor (Marian men’s track, Jr.) — top performance: first in the high jump at the Illini Open on Saturday in Champaign, Ill., 1.95 meters, career-best.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Terence Billups (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jeff native, So.) — weekly stats: 18.5 points per game, 14-of-22 field goals, 3-of-7 3-pointers, 6-of-6 free throws, 18 rebounds, two blocks; top performance: team-high 24 points, shooting 8-of-13 from the field, 2-of-5 from 3-point range and 6-of-6 from the stripe, team-high six rebounds and team-high two blocks in the Grenadiers’ 98-96 victory on Saturday at IU East; team records: 15-3 overall, 5-0 KIAC.

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s track, Borden native, Jr.) — notes: 17th in the 3,000 at the Capital Challenge last Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, 10:36.59.

Weekly stats are from last Monday to Sunday. If you have any information on an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.