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September 16, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Sept. 17, 2013

Former FC standout is this week's Athlete of the Week

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — COMPILED BY KEVIN HARRIS



ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Floyd Central graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 162 assists, 17 digs, 12 kills, nine blocks, five aces; top performance: match-high 42 assists, five digs, team-high four blocks and two kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 home victory over UNLV at the WKU Invitational on Saturday; notes: Stutsman was named the Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week on Monday; team record: 7-4.



BORDEN

• Brian Eurton (St. Joseph’s men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 59th at the Wisconsin-Parkside Midwest Open on Saturday, 27:13.4.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Rachel Boesing (Asbury volleyball, Fr.) — notes: three kills in the Eagles’ 3-0 victory on Sept. 9 at Martin Methodist; team records: 8-6 overall, 2-1 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Sr.) — weekly stats: 14 saves, seven goals against; notes: three saves and one goal against in the Foresters’ 3-1 home win over Manchester last Tuesday; team record: 4-3.



CLARKSVILLE

• Wes Rittman (Hanover football, So.) — notes: 0-for-3 passing with three interceptions and one rush for minus-6 yards in the Panthers’ 69-0 loss at Wabash on Saturday; team record: 0-2.



EASTERN

• Erika Wilson (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Sr.) — top performance: seventh in the non-Division I race at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational last Friday, 21:48; notes: Wilson’s time was the sixth-fastest 6K time in program history.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Whitney Batliner (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Fr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 2-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 3 singles triumph (6-2, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles win (8-2) in the Grenadiers’ 5-4 victory at Franklin on Sunday; team records: 2-1 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Brad Baumann (Hanover men’s golf, Sr.) — notes: 30th at the Jim English Centre Invitational in Danville, Ky., last Thursday with a one-round score of 78, 6-over-par.

• Garrett Blackman (Southern Indiana men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 75th in the non-Division I race at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational last Friday, 26:32.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Burgan played as a defender in the Cobras’ 5-0 home victory over Kaskaskia last Wednesday and their 3-2 loss at Lewis and Clark Community College on Saturday; team record: 3-3.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 35 digs, 34 kills, six assists, five blocks; top performance: match-high 18 digs, team-high 14 kills,  three blocks and two assists in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 win over Eastern Kentucky at the Thunder Invitational last Friday in Huntington, W.Va.; team record: 5-7.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 21 kills, four digs, four blocks; top performance: seven kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 home win over Virginia last Friday at the WKU Invitational; team record: 7-4.

• Janice Heffernan (St. Mary’s women’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 27th at the O’Brien National Invitational on Sunday and Monday in South Bend with a two-round score of 172 (87 in the first round, 85 in the final).

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, So.) — weekly stats: five shots, five shots on goal, two goals; top performance: two goals, four shots and four shots on goal in the Eagles’ 2-0 win at St. Catherine on Sept. 9; team record: 2-5.

• Devin Jenkins (IPFW men’s golf, Fr.) — notes: 63rd at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Derek Dolenc Invitational Sept. 9-10 in Edwardsville, Ill., with a three-round score of 237, 21-over-par (77 in the first round, 83 in the second, 77 in the final).

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, Jr.) — top performance: three receptions for 65 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter, in the Grizzlies’ 31-28 home loss to Butler on Saturday; team record: 0-2.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Laird came off the bench in the Norse’s 1-0 loss to Loyola of Chicago at the 50 years of Eastern Illinois University Men’s Soccer Tournament on Sunday; team record: 2-2-1.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: nine digs, seven assists; notes: six digs and four assists in the Hoosiers’ 3-0 home victory over UAB on Saturday at the Hoosier Classic in Bloomington; team record: 8-1.

• Alyssa Moore (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 107th in the non-Division I race at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational last Friday, 24:10.

• Taylor Patty (Southern Indiana women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Patty has played in the last three Screaming Eagles‘ games as a reserve player; team records: 3-0-1 overall, 1-0-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Katie Perkins (South Florida women’s cross country, So.) — notes: 152nd at the Mountain Dew Invitational on Saturday in Tampa, Fla., 25:28.57.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, So.) — weekly stats: four shots, three shots on goal, one goal; top performance: one goal, three shots and three shots on goals in the Mocs’ 5-1 victory over South Carolina State at the Under Armour Border Classic on Sunday in Boiling Springs, N.C.; team record: 3-3.

• Daniel Shepard (IPFW men’s golf, Fr.) — notes: 52nd at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Derek Dolenc Invitational Sept. 9-10 in Edwardsville, Ill., with a three-round score of 231, 15-over-par (78 in the first round, 78 in the second, 75 in the final).

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Shireman started and played all 90 minutes in both the Tigers’ 2-0 loss last Tuesday at Cumberland (Tenn.) and their 2-0 home victory over Asbury; team records: 3-2-1 overall, 0-1 Mid-South Conference.

• Jamie Wallace (Indianapolis volleyball, So.) — notes: one ace in the Greyhounds’ 3-0 victory over Gannon on Saturday at the Wisconsin-Parkside Tournament; team record: 4-4.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 29 assists, 11 digs; top performance: team-high 20 assists and five digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-1 loss to Westminster (Mo.) on Saturday in Elsah, Ill.; team records: 4-5 overall, 0-2 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



HENRYVILLE

• Griffin Uhl (Louisville football, Fr.) — notes: Uhl saw action in the Cardinals’ 27-13 victory at Kentucky on Saturday; team record: 3-0.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 2-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 4 singles victory (6-3, 7-5) and No. 3 doubles win (8-4) in the Grenadiers’ 5-4 victory on Sunday at Franklin; team records: 2-1 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 1-2 singles record, 1-2 doubles record; top performance: No. 3 singles victory (7-6, 6-3) against host Marquette at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic last Friday.

• Erika Shepherd (Hanover women’s golf, So.) — top performance: co-medalist at the Jim English Centre Fall Invitational last Thursday in Danville, Ky., with a one-round score of 76, three-over-par; notes: 14th at the Manchester Fall Invitational on Saturday with a one-round score of 89, 17-over-par.



NEW ALBANY

• Phoebe Bauer (Memphis women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 149th at the Commodore Classic on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., 21:03.67.

• Maddy Bellew (Ottawa women’s tennis, So.) — notes: No. 1 singles loss (6-3, 6-2) and No. 1 doubles setback (8-2) in a match at Johnson County Community College last Wednesday in Overland Park, Kan.

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Blackwell came off the bench in the Pioneers’ 1-0 home overtime loss to Wilmington (Ohio) last Tuesday and their 3-0 victory at Marietta (Ohio) on Saturday; team record: 4-2.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 15 kills, five digs, five blocks, three aces; notes: seven kills and three digs in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 loss to South Alabama at the Hampton Inn Bama Bash in Tuscaloosa, Ala., last Friday; team record: 6-6.

• Nicole Jones (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: four kills, two digs; notes: three kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home victory over Asbury last Thursday; team records: 6-4 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Alissa Knable (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 117th in the non-Division I race at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational last Friday, 24:22.

• Bailey Knable (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 116th in the non-Division I race at the Michigan State University Spartan Invitational last Friday, 24:20.

• Kyle Landrum (Southern Indiana men’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: 0-2 singles record in Flight 6 and 0-1 doubles record in Flight 3 at the Northern Kentucky University Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

• Catlin Lilly (Memphis volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 30 kills, 27 digs, six blocks; top performance: 13 digs and 10 kills in the Tigers’ 3-0 victory over Valparaiso last Friday at the Evansville Tournament; team record: 6-3.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 101 digs, two aces; top performance: match-high 29 digs in the Beavers’ 3-2 home loss to Thomas More last Wednesday; team record: 6-6.



NORTH HARRISON

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s cross country, Georgetown native, Jr.) — top performance: second at the Bluegrass Invitational on Saturday in Lexington, Ky., 23:47.47.



PROVIDENCE

• Brett Bass (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Bass saw action in the Pioneers’ 1-0 overtime home loss to Wilmington (Ohio) last Tuesday; team record: 4-2.

• Oliver Book (Cincinnati men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 26th at the Bluegrass Invitational on Saturday in Lexington, Ky., 24:54.96, personal record.

• Cory Cahalan (Marian men’s golf, Fr.) — top performance: ninth at the Battle of Blackthorn last Friday and Saturday in South Bend with a two-round score of 152, eight-over-par (79 in the first round, 73 in the final); notes: 32nd at the Bill Sergent Invitational Sept. 9-10 in London, Ky., with a two-round score of 157, 13-over-par (78 in the first round, 79 in the final).

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, Jr.) — notes: 13 rushes for 31 yards and one tackle in the Panthers’ 69-0 setback at Wabash on Saturday; team record: 0-2.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 15 digs, two assists; notes: team-high 10 digs and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 win last Tuesday at Midway; team records: 6-4 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Erin Denis (Bellarmine women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 37th at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Challenge last Friday, 22:48.1.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, So.) — notes: two shots in the Bears’ 2-1 double-overtime loss to Nova Southeastern at the Columbus (Ga.) State Collegiate Invitational on Sunday; team record: 2-2.

• Leah Mattingly (Ball State women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Cardinals’ 1-0, double-overtime win over at Air Force on Sunday; Mattingly was recently nominated for the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Week; team record: 5-2.



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 100th at the Wisconsin-Parkside Midwest Open on Saturday, 28:38.6.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s cross country, So.) — top performance: seventh at the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Challenge last Friday, 19:13.8.

• Morgan Coquerille (Southern Indiana women’s tennis, Sr.) — weekly stats: 3-0 singles record, 3-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 1 singles win (6-1, 6-0) and No. 2 doubles victory (8-4) in the Screaming Eagles’ 5-4 loss last Friday at Georgetown, Ky.; team record: 2-1.

• Haley Garr (Wright State volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 27 kills, eight blocks, four aces, two digs; top performance: 10 kills in the Raiders’ 3-1 victory over Robert Morris (Pa.) at the Wright State Invitational last Friday; team record: 5-8.

• Isaak Haas (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 54th at the Commodore Classic 8K on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., 26:11.1.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 13 kills, eight digs; notes: team-high seven kills and four digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 victory last Tuesday at Midway; team records: 6-4 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Layne Taylor (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: one reception for 6 yards in the Panthers’ 69-0 loss at Wabash on Saturday; team record: 0-2.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Logan Fry (St. Mary-of-the-Woods women’s cross country, Charlestown native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — notes: 90th at the Calvin Knight Invitational on Saturday in Grand Rapids, Mich., 19:49.3.

• Stephen Tuma (Southern Indiana men’s soccer, Pekin native, Fr.) — top performance: one shot, one shot on goal and one goal in the Screaming Eagles’ 3-2 overtime victory on Sunday at McKendree; notes: it was Tuma’s first goal of his collegiate career; team records: 2-1-1 overall, 1-1 GLVC.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Sept. 9 to this past Sunday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.