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February 11, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Feb. 11, 2014

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Brittany Stover (William & Mary gymnastics, New Albany graduate, So.) — top performance: first in the vault in Sunday’s triangular meet on Sunday versus Rutgers and host George Washington, 9.925, school record and career-high; notes: second in the all-around, 39.075, season-high; third in the balance beam, 9.725, season-high; sixth in the floor exercise, 9.750, season-high; 11th in the uneven parallel bars, 9.675; Stover’s all-around score was the second-best in program history; she set the all-around school record last season.



BORDEN

• Brandon Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 5.5 points per game, 3-14 field goals, 0-3 3-pointers, 5-6 free throws, six rebounds, four steals, two assists; notes: eight points, game-high four steals and four rebounds in the Titans’ 77-62 home loss to Purdue-Calumet on Saturday; team records: 9-15 overall, 5-9 CCAC.

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: team-high 11 points, shooting 2-of-9 from the field, 1-of-5 from 3-point range and 6-of-9 from the free-throw line, and two steals in the Titans’ 77-62 home loss to Purdue-Calumet on Saturday; team records: 9-15 overall, 5-9 CCAC.

• Brian Eurton (St. Joseph’s men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 14th in the mile run at the Hillsdale (Mich.) Wide-Track Classic last weekend, 4:28.37.



CHARLESTOWN

• Tyler Willinger (Calhoun Community College baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 4-11, two runs scored, one RBI, one double; top performance: 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Calhoun’s 10-0 home victory in six innings over Martin Methodist on Sunday in Game 1 of a doubleheader; team record: 2-2.



CLARKSVILLE

• Drew Kissel (St. Catharine (Ky.) baseball, So.) — notes: 0-for-1 with a run scored and a stolen base in the Patriots’ 7-3 loss at Freed-Hardeman on Saturday; team record: 1-5.

• Deahna Welcher (Lipscomb women’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 1-1 singles record, 1-1 doubles record; top performance: No. 1 singles victory (6-2, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles win (6-3) in the Bisons’ 7-0 home triumph over North Alabama on Saturday; team record: 4-2.



EASTERN

• Todd Albertson (Greenville (Ill.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: four rebounds in the Panthers’ 72-56 victory at Blackburn on Saturday; team records: 12-8 overall, 8-5 SLIAC.

• Austin Duncan (Hanover men’s track, Jr.) — top performance: first in the weight throw at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday, 14.55 meters, personal record; notes: fourth in the shot put, 11.9 meters; Duncan’s toss in the weight throw is the third-best in program history.

• Erika Wilson (Southern Indiana women’s track, Sr.) — top performance: first in the 5,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 17:23.65, NCAA Division II provisional time.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 14.5 points per game, 14-23 field goals, 1-6 3-pointers, 0-1 free throws, 11 rebounds, two steals; top performance: 18 points, shooting 9-of-13 from the field, 0-of-3 from 3-point range and 0-of-1 from the stripe, and four rebounds in the Red Wolves‘ 94-86 home loss to Alice Lloyd on Sunday; team records: 10-18 overall, 6-9 KIAC.

• Garrett Blackman (Southern Indiana men’s track, Sr.) — notes: 27th in the mile run at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 4:35.15.

• Olivia Boesing (Louisville women’s tennis, Fr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 1-1 doubles record; top performance: No. 6 singles win (6-3, 6-1) and No. 3 doubles victory (6-1) in the Cardinals’ 6-1 home triumph over Evansville on Saturday; team records: 4-2 overall, 1-0 American Athletic Conference.

• Haley Dresner (Xavier women’s swimming, So.) — notes: fourth in the 200 medley relay in the Musketeers’ 127-74 home loss to Ohio last Friday, 1:54.4; fourth in the 200 freestyle relay, 1:45.36; fifth in the 400 free, 4:21.33.

• Tori Kingsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: one point per game, 0-2 field goals, 3-4 free throws, nine rebounds; notes: four rebounds and two points in the Grenadiers’ 78-47 victory at Carlow on Sunday; team records: 13-10 overall, 8-5 KIAC.

• Samantha McClure (Tennessee-Martin women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 0-for-6, one run scored; notes: one run scored in the Skyhawks’ 8-7 loss to Wichita State on Saturday at the Louisiana Tech Lady Techster Invitational; team record: 1-3.

• Alyssa Moore (Southern Indiana women’s track, Fr.) — notes: 26th in the 5,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 19:20.38.

• Brigid Morrissey (Furman women’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: six points per game, 5-14 field goals, 0-3 3-pointers, 2-4 free throws, 14 rebounds, 14 assists, eight steals; notes: game-high eight assists, seven rebounds, six points and game-high four steals in the Paladins’ 75-70 loss at Appalachian State on Feb. 3; team records: 13-10 overall, 7-5 Southern Conference.

• Jennifer Smith (Bellarmine women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 9-16 field goals, 3-4 free throws, six rebounds, two blocked shots; top performance: career-high 13 points, shooting 5-of-9 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line, and two rebounds in the Knights’ 100-88 double-overtime loss at Truman State on Saturday; team records: 11-10 overall, 7-6 GLVC.



HENRYVILLE

• Ashley Dickerson (Indiana State softball, Jr.) — notes: 0-for-1 in the Sycamores’ 14-12 loss to South Dakota State at the at the Cyclone Invitational on Saturday in Ames, Iowa; team record: 1-3.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• VJ Billups (Hanover men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 20 points per game, 17-27 field goals, 0-1 3-pointers, 6-7 free throws, nine rebounds, two assists; top performance: game- and career-high 23 points, shooting 10-of-16 from the floor and 3-of-3 from the line, six rebounds and two assists in the Panthers’ 80-44 victory at Earlham on Saturday; team records: 14-7 overall, 10-4 HCAC.

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: 17 points, shooting 7-of-15 from the field, 2-of-6 from 3-point range and 1-of-2 from the free-throw line, team-high eight rebounds and two steals in the Grenadiers’ 95-89 victory at Point Park on Saturday; team records: 17-3 overall, 11-0 KIAC.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 2-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 2 singles win (6-1, 6-2) and No. 1 doubles victory (8-0) in the Cardinals’ 7-0 home triumph over Indiana Tech on Saturday; team record: 4-2.

• Evan Maschmeyer (St. Joseph’s (Pa.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: two rebounds in the Hawks’ 69-62 home win over Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday; team records: 16-7 overall, 6-3 Atlantic 10 Conference.

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: three points per game, 3-8 field goals; notes: six points in the Hilltoppers’ 58-51 loss at Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday; team records: 14-8 overall, 6-5 Sun Belt Conference.

• Lakin Roland (Dartmouth women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: nine points per game, 3-15 field goals, 12-16 free throws, 13 rebounds, two assists, two steals; top performance: 10 points, shooting 2-of-6 from the floor and 6-of-8 from the line, and five rebounds in the Big Green’s 71-55 loss at Brown on Saturday; team records: 3-17 overall, 0-6 Ivy League.

• Alonzo Shepherd (Indiana wrestling, So.) — notes: 5-0 decision loss in the 125-pound match in the Hoosiers’ 18-16 home setback to Michigan State on Sunday; team records: 8-9-1 overall, 0-3 Big Ten.



NEW ALBANY

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 9-20 field goals, 2-6 3-pointers, 1-2 free throws, seven assists, five rebounds, five steals; top performance: 14 points, shooting 6-of-14 from the floor and 2-of-5 from 3-point range, and three rebounds in the Jaguars’ 91-77 loss at Parkland on Saturday; team records: 17-8 overall, 5-1 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Kayton Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 15 points per game, 10-22 field goals, 7-16 3-pointers, 3-4 free throws, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, three blocked shots, two steals; top performance: game-high 28 points, shooting 9-of-19 from the field, 7-of-14 from 3-point range and 3-of-4 from the stripe, eight rebounds, game-high seven assists and game-high two blocked shots in the Jaguars’ 91-77 loss at Parkland on Saturday; team records: 17-8 overall, 5-1 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Alissa Knable (Southern Indiana women’s track, Jr.) — notes: 10th in the 5,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 18:28.41.

• Bailey Knable (Southern Indiana women’s track, Fr.) — notes: 28th in the 5,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 19:26.75.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 4-8 field goals, 0-3 3-pointers, 1-2 free throws, six assists, five rebounds, two steals; notes: six points, game-high two steals, two rebounds and two assists in the Engineers’ 65-54 win at Earlham last Wednesday; team records: 17-4 overall, 12-2 HCAC.

• Christian Meyer (Bellarmine men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: one rebound in the Knights’ 90-79 victory at Quincy last Thursday; team records: 16-5 overall, 8-5 GLVC.

• Scootie Middleton (Thomas More men’s track, So.) — notes: fifth in the long jump at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday, 5.99 meters; sixth in the triple jump, 11.57 meters; ninth in the 60 dash preliminaries, 7.42.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 2-5 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, 4-6 free throws, two rebounds, two steals; notes: seven points in the Aggies’ 83-75 home win over Nevada last Wednesday; team records: 14-9 overall, 4-7 Mountain West Conference.

• Jared Santana (Wabash men’s track, So.) — notes: 12th in  the 1,600 relay at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 3:54.48; 32nd in the 3,000, 9:28.63.

• A.J. Schmidt (McKendree men’s basketball, So.) — notes: one rebound in the Bearcats’ 106-99 home win over Missouri S&T on Saturday; team records: 9-11 overall, 3-9 GLVC.

• Brandy Stover (William & Mary gymnastics, Jr.) — top performance: second in the balance beam in a triangular meet on Sunday against Rutgers and host George Washington, 9.800, season-high.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s track, So.) — notes: 10th in the 1,600 relay at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 3:45.08; 16th in the mile run, 4:26.56.

• Brett Wehmiller (Indiana State men’s track, So.) — notes: 11th in the high jump at the Air Force Team Challenge last Friday in Colorado Springs, Colo., 1.95 meters; 17th in the long jump, 6.56 meters; the Sycamores won the meet with 129 1-2 points.

• Chris Whitehead (Fordham men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: Whitehead played four minutes off the bench in the Rams’ 93-67 loss at George Washington on Saturday; he was recently honored by Fordham as one of 329 Ram student-athletes for their academic prowess at the school’s Breakfast for Champions; team records: 9-13 overall, 2-7 Atlantic 10 Conference.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Josh Sampson (Wabash wrestling, Sr.) — notes: Sampson won his 165-pound match by forfeit in the Little Giants’ 45-6 home victory over Mt. St. Joseph last Thursday; team record: 12-3.



NORTH HARRISON

• Josh Guy (Southern Indiana men’s track, Fr.) — top performance: first in the 5,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 14:27.3, NCAA Division II provisional time.



PROVIDENCE

• Kallie Ash (Spalding women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 5.5 points per game, 4-15 field goals, 0-10 3-pointers, 3-4 free throws, five rebounds, two steals; top performance: 10 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the field, 0-of-2 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the line, and two steals in the Golden Eagles’ 73-64 victory at Eureka on Saturday; team records: 10-8 overall, 10-2 SLIAC.

• Maryashly Betz (Bellarmine women’s track, Fr.) — notes: 11th in the 1,600 relay at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 4:29.53; 24th in the 200, 28.97; 25th in the 60 dash preliminaries, 9.1.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: nine points per game, 12-27 field goals, 1-7 3-pointers, 2-2 free throws, 11 rebounds, five steals, three assists; top performance: 14 points, shooting 7-of-12 from the field and 0-of-2 from 3-point range, four rebounds, team-high three steals and two assists in the Saints’ 84-34 home victory over Illinois Tech on Feb. 3; team records: 7-17 overall, 3-9 CCAC.

• Casey McCauley (Thomas More women’s track, So.) — notes: seventh in the 1,000 at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday, 4:32.34.

• Murphy Sheets (Wabash men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 12th in the 1,600 relay at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 3:57.48; 35th in the 3,000, 9:34.1.

• Kori Siebert (Hanover women’s track, Fr.) — notes: fifth in the 3,000 at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday, 11:49.96; the Panthers won the meet title with 163 points.



SILVER CREEK

• Lucas Barnett (Lee baseball, Fr.) — notes: no-decision relief outing in the Flames’ 9-1 home win over Kentucky State on Saturday, no runs, two hits, no strikeouts, no walks; team record: 6-0; Barnett’s record: 0-0.

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s track, Sr.) — notes: ninth in the 1,600 relay at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 3:42.77; 22nd in the 800, 2:08.03.

• Kyle Briner (Lee baseball, Jr.) — notes: no-decision relief outing in the Flames’ 10-0 home victory over Kentucky State last Friday in Game 2 of a doubleheader; team record: 6-0; Briner’s record: 0-0.

• Jack Eckert (Iowa men’s track, Sr.) — notes: 15th in the pole vault at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational last weekend in Lincoln, Neb., 14-10 1-4.

• Isaak Haas (Northern Kentucky men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 13th in the 3,000 at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 8:55.89.

• Lexi McFarland (Earlham women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 2.5 points per game, 2-7 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, three assists, two steals; notes: three points in the Quakers’ 86-75 home loss to Hanover on Saturday; team records: 10-11 overall, 6-8 HCAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: two points per game, 1-2 field goals, 2-2 free throws; notes: four points in the Hawks’ 96-69 home loss against Southern Indiana on Saturday; team records: 8-15 overall, 3-10 GLVC.

• Jacob Perkins (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville men’s tennis, So.) — weekly stats: 0-2 singles record; notes: No. 3 singles loss (6-1, 6-4) in the Cougars’ 4-2 victory at Chicago State on Saturday; team record: 3-2.

• Alex Tinsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 5.5 points per game, 3-8 field goals, 1-1 3-pointers, 4-7 free throws, 10 rebounds, two blocked shots; notes: eight points, team-high eight rebounds and game-high two blocked shots in the Grenadiers’ 97-63 home win over Brescia last Thursday; team records: 13-10 overall, 8-5 KIAC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville (Mo.) women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 11.5 points per game, 8-24 field goals, 1-11 3-pointers, 6-8 free throws, 13 rebounds, five assists, two steals; top performance: team-high 20 points, shooting 7-of-15 from the field, 1-of-6 from 3-point range and 5-of-6 from the line, team-high eight rebounds and three assists in the Saints’ 95-83 home win over St. Joseph’s on Saturday; notes: Miller became the eighth player in program history to reach the 1,000-point plateau in Saturday’s victory; team records: 13-9 overall, 6-6 GLVC.

• Chris O’Connor (Marian men’s track, Sr.) — top performance: first in the high jump at the UIndy Relays last weekend in Indianapolis, 1.98 meters.



MISCELLANEOUS

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s track, Borden native, Sr.) — notes: 13th in the 3,000 at the Tiger Small College Indoor Track and Field Invitational last Friday in Greencastle, 10:39.58.

• Jaime Leon (Thomas More men’s track, Jeff native, Louisville Trinity graduate, So.) — notes: 14th in the mile run at the Anderson University Indoor Invitational on Saturday, 5:37.91; 23rd in the 800, 2:35.72.



Weekly stats are from Monday, Feb. 3 to Sunday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.