News and Tribune

September 6, 2012

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Sept. 7, 2012

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

JEFFERSONVILLE — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s cross country, Georgetown native, North Harrison graduate, Jr.) — top performance: first at the Mid-America Opener last Saturday in Evansville, 17:53.16, collegiate-best; notes: Byrne was named the Big East Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week; it was the second time in Byrne’s career that he has earned the award; the Cardinals finished first at the Mid-America Opener.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Jr.) — top performance: eight saves in the Foresters’ 3-1 victory against host Georgetown (Ky.) at the Georgetown College Classic last Friday; team record: 3-1.



CLARKSVILLE

• Corey Finch (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: Finch played in the Panthers’ 51-28 loss last Saturday at Illinois College; team record: 0-1.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Garrett Blackman (Southern Indiana men’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: 12th at the Stegemoller Classic last Friday in Evansville, 19:52.8.

• Will Cox (Southern Indiana men’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: 10th at the Stegemoller Classic last Friday in Evansville, 19:45.2.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 66 kills, 47 digs, six aces, five assists, three blocks; top performance: team-high 18 kills, match-high 15 digs, three blocks, match-high two aces and two assists in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 loss on Monday at East Tennessee State; notes: Der made the Cardinal Classic all-tournament team in Louisville last weekend; team record: 4-4.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 21 digs, six aces, two assists, one block; top performance: 10 digs and match- and season-high four aces in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 victory on Tuesday at Cincinnati; team record: 6-2.

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one assist and one shot in the Bobcats’ 1-0 win last Friday at Morehead State; team record: 2-3.

• Matthew Hamilton (Evansville men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 13th at the Mid-America Opener last Saturday in Evansville, 20:39.43.

• Ashlie Haworth (Lindsey Wilson volleyball, Sr.) — notes: nine digs in the Blue Raiders’ 3-1 loss to Park last Friday at the Columbia (Mo.) College Tournament; team records: 3-6 overall, 1-0 Mid-South Conference.

• Janice Heffernan (St. Mary’s women’s golf, So.) — notes: Heffernan shot a 27-hole score of 122 last weekend at the Anderson Women’s Golf Invitational (83 in the first round, 39 in the final nine holes).

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Eagles’ 1-0 home loss to Campbellsville on Tuesday; team record: 0-2.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, So.) — notes: one reception for 5 yards in the Grizzlies’ 45-7 home loss to Mount Union (Ohio) last Saturday; team record: 0-1.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven digs, two assists, two aces; notes: four digs in the Hoosiers’ 3-1 home victory over Cleveland State last Friday at the Indiana Invitational; team record: 5-1.

• Sam Mires (Evansville men’s cross country, Sr.) — top performance: 10th at the Mid-America Opener last Saturday in Evansville, 20:01.5.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Mocs’ 4-1 loss last Sunday at Austin Peay; team record: 1-3-1.

• Cole Richards (Franklin football, Sr.) — notes: one extra-point kick in Franklin’s 45-7 home setback to Mount Union (Ohio) last Saturday; team record: 0-1.

• Katy Schad (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 52 digs, 43 kills, three aces, three blocks, one assist; top performance: match-high 15 digs and 14 kills in Marshall’s 3-1 setback on Monday at East Tennessee State; team record: 4-4.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Shireman started in the Tigers’ 2-1 overtime home loss to Indiana Wesleyan last Thursday and their 1-0 victory on Tuesday at Asbury; team record: 1-1.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 164 assists, 26 digs, 16 kills, six aces, five blocks; top performance: match-high 47 assists, four digs, three kills and match-high two aces in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory over Delaware last Saturday at the Holiday Inn Jefferson Cup in Charlottesville, Va.; team record: 6-2.

• Kelsey Traughber (Spalding women’s soccer, Sr.) — weekly stats: two shots, two shots on goal, two assists, one goal; top performance: one goal, one assist and two shots on goal in the Golden Eagles’ 2-0 victory over Iowa Wesleyan last Saturday in Eureka, Ill.; team record: 2-0.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, So.) — notes: 1-2 record at No. 3 singles and 1-2 record at No. 1 doubles last weekend at the DePauw Fall Invitational.

• Erika Shepherd (Hanover women’s golf, Fr.) — notes: Shepherd shot a 27-hole score of 127 last weekend at the Anderson Women’s Golf Invitational (86 in the first round, 41 in the final nine holes).



NEW ALBANY

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Blackwell played 63 minutes in the Pioneers’ 5-0 home victory over Berea last Friday; team record: 2-0.

• Lauren Bratcher (Vincennes volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 142 assists, 46 digs, 11 blocks, 10 aces, eight kills; top performance: match-high 37 assists, 12 digs, match-high four aces, three kills and two blocks in the Trailblazers’ 3-0 victory over Macomb Community College last Saturday at the Owens Community College Invitational in Perrysburg, Ohio;

• Stephanie Cave (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — top performance: second at the Wabash Hokum Karem last Saturday, 23:10; notes: The Greyhounds won the meet.

• Kim Condra (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 25th at the Wabash Hokum Karem last Saturday, 25:49.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 47th at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational last Saturday in Franklin, 31:00.3.

• Mathew Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes 63rd at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational last Saturday in Franklin, 32:34.35.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 28 kills, 10 blocks, eight digs, three aces, one assist; top performance: team-high 12 kills, three digs and two blocks in the Skyhawks’ 3-2 home loss against DePaul last Saturday at the Skyhawk Invitational; notes: Hoskins earned a spot on the Skyhawk Invitational all-tournament team; team record: 1-5.

• Alissa Knable (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: eighth at the Stegemoller Classic last Friday in Evansville, 15:36.2.

• Emily Knight (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — notes: nine digs and one ace in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home win over Midway last Thursday; team records: 4-3 overall, 1-0 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Melvin Posey (Georgetown (Ky.) football, Sr.) — top performance: team-high 121 rushing yards on six carries and two touchdowns (88 and 1 yards) in the Tigers’ 77-9 victory last Saturday at Bluefield (Va.); team record: 1-0 overall, 1-0 Mid-South Conference.

• Kaitlin Robinett (Evansville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Robinett played in the Purple Aces’ road losses to Belmont last Friday and Purdue last Sunday; team record: 1-4.

• Brandi Waller (Middle Tennessee State volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 17 kills, five blocks, one dig; top performance: 11 kills and five blocks in the Blue Raiders’ 3-2 victory over Harvard last Friday at the Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg, Va.; team record: 3-5.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 54 digs, three assists, two aces, one kill; top performance: 15 digs in the Beavers’ 3-1 loss against host Marietta (Ohio) last Friday at the Marietta College Tournament; team record: 3-2.



PROVIDENCE

• Brett Bass (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Bass saw action in the Pioneers’ 5-0 home win over Berea last Friday; team record: 2-0.

• Ethan Cook (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: 12 rushes for a team-high 40 yards and three receptions for 19 yards in the Grizzlies’ 45-7 home loss to Mount Union (Ohio) last Saturday; team record: 0-1.

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, So.) — notes: seven carries for 13 yards, one reception for 10 yards, four kickoff returns for 134 yards and one tackle in Hanover’s 51-28 setback last Saturday at Illinois College; team record: 0-1.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — notes: four digs and one assist in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home victory over Midway last Thursday; team records: 4-3 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Will Dixon (Marian men’s tennis, Sr.) — top performance: No. 1 doubles win (8-3) in the Knights’ 9-0 victory on Tuesday at Bethel; team records: 2-1 overall, 2-1 Mid-Central College Conference.

• Elizabeth Fuchs (Spalding women’s cross country, So.) — notes: 53rd at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational last Saturday in Franklin, 23:08.39.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, Fr.) — weekly stats: six shots, two shots on goal; notes: three shots and two shots on goal in the Bears’ 4-0 home win over Pfeiffer on Wednesday; team record: 3-0.

• Ashley Ricks (UAB volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: two blocks, one kill, one ace, one dig; notes: one kill, one ace and one block in the Blazers’ 3-1 loss last Friday at Notre Dame; team record: 4-4.



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: fourth at the Wabash Hokum Karem last Saturday, 29:14.

• Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 21st at the Covered Bridge Open last Friday in Boone, N.C., 26:14.7.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, So.) — notes: three kills, two digs and one block in IU Southeast’s 3-0 home win over Midway last Thursday; team records: 4-3 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Lindsey Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — notes: four kills and three digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home win over Midway last Thursday; team records: 4-3 overall, 1-0 KIAC.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Alexis Bauer (Samford volleyball, Floyds Knobs native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 65 digs, 11 assists, two aces; top performance: match-high 21 digs and four assists in the Bulldogs’ 3-0 victory over Marshall last Friday at the Cardinal Classic in Louisville; team record: 2-5.

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s cross country, Borden native, Jr.) — notes: 43rd at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational last Saturday in Franklin, 30:36.52.

• Logan Fry (St. Mary-of-the-Woods women’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 31st at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational last Saturday in Franklin, 21:41.6.

If you have any information on an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.