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September 14, 2012

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Sept. 14, 2012

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Alexis Bauer (Samford volleyball, Floyds Knobs native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 69 digs, 12 assists, six aces; top performance: match-high 20 digs, three assists and match-high two aces in the Bulldogs’ 3-0 win over Georgia State last Friday at the Georgia State Invitational; notes: Bauer was named the Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday; team record: 5-6.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Jr.) — weekly stats: 21 saves; top performance: nine saves in the Foresters’ 1-0 home win over Manchester on Wednesday; team record: 4-1-2.



CLARKSVILLE

• Corey Finch (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: Finch played in the Panthers’ 33-12 home setback to Wabash last Saturday; team record: 0-2.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Ben Boesing (Southern Indiana men’s tennis, Sr.) — top performance: 3-1 in flight three singles and 3-1 in flight one doubles at the Bradley Invitational last Friday through Sunday.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — top performance: one goal in the Cobras’ 8-0 road victory last Sunday against the Indiana Tech junior varsity team; team record: 3-0-1.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 68 kills, 29 digs, six blocks, four assists, three aces; top performance: match-high 19 kills, six digs and two blocks in the Thundering Herd’s 3-0 home victory over Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday; notes: Der made the all-tournament team at the Kent State Mizuno Classic last weekend; team record: 8-4.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 30 digs, three aces, two assists, one kill; top performance: 10 digs in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 victory over Dayton last Friday at the Western Kentucky Tournament; team record: 10-3.

• David Frank (Indianapolis men’s golf, Jr.) — top performance: 11th at the Green Bay Invitational Non-DI tournament with a two-round score of 154, 10-over-par (77 in the first round, 77 in the final); notes: the Greyhounds won the tourney.

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, Fr.) — weekly stats: four shots, one shot on goal; notes: three shots and one shot on goal in the Bobcats’ 1-0 home victory over Niagara last Friday; team record: 4-3.

• Matthew Hamilton (Evansville men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 90th at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open last Friday, 29:15.97.

• Ashlie Haworth (Lindsey Wilson volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: nine kills, three digs; notes: five kills in the Blue Raiders’ 3-0 home win over St. Catharine (Ky.) on Tuesday; team records: 8-6 overall, 2-0 Mid-South Conference.

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Holland started and played 49 minutes in the Eagles’ 5-0 home loss to Taylor last Saturday; team record: 0-3.

• Bethany Huber (Southern Indiana women’s golf, So.) — notes: two-round score of 202, 58-over-par (103 in the first round, 99 in the final) at the Indiana University Fall Invitational last weekend.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, So.) — notes: three receptions for 16 yards in the Grizzlies’ 42-13 loss last Saturday at Butler; team record: 0-2.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Norse’s 1-0 loss last Sunday at IUPUI; Laird made his first start of his career against the Jaguars and played all 90 minutes; team record: 0-5.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, Fr.) — top performance: 16 digs in the Hoosiers’ 3-2 loss to Stephen F. Austin last Friday at the Butler Invitational; team record: 6-3.

• Sam Mires (Evansville men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 55th at the Eastern Illinois University Walt Crawford Open last Friday, 27:58.07.

• Jimmy Nungester (IU Southeast men’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: seventh at No. 4 singles with a 1-2 record and eighth at No. 1 doubles with an 0-3 mark at the DePauw Fall Invitational last weekend.

• Cole Richards (Franklin football, Sr.) — notes: one extra point in Franklin’s 42-13 setback last Saturday at Butler; team record: 0-2.

• Katy Schad (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 46 kills, 28 digs, four aces, four assists, three blocks; top performance: match-high 19 kills, 10 digs, two assists and two blocks in the Thundering Herd’s 3-0 victory over Kent State last Saturday at the Kent State Mizuno Classic; team record: 8-4.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Shireman played in the Tigers’ 2-0 home setback to Martin Methodist on Tuesday; team record: 2-2.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 187 assists, 31 digs, 26 kills, five blocks, four aces; top performance: match-high 45 assists, five kills, match-high four aces and four digs in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 home win over Dayton last Friday at the Western Kentucky Tournament; notes: Stutsman earned a spot on the all-tournament team; team record: 10-3.

• Kelsey Traughber (Spalding women’s soccer, Sr.) — top performance: one goal, two shots and two shots on goal in the Golden Eagles’ 3-1 victory last Thursday at Brescia; team record: 3-1.

• Jamie Wallace (Indianapolis volleyball, Fr.) — notes: Wallace played in the Greyhounds’ 3-0 victory over Hillsdale last Friday at the Findlay Fall Classic; team record: 6-2.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 151 assists, 44 digs, seven aces, four kills; top performance: match-high 41 assists, match-high four aces and three digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-1 loss on Tuesday at Franklin; team record: 1-5.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Shane Burke (IU Southeast men’s tennis, So.) — notes: eighth at both No. 1 singles (0-3) and No. 1 doubles (0-3) at the DePauw Fall Invitational last weekend.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, So.) — notes: Elliott and Cardinals’ doubles partner Cliff Morrison are ranked 60th in the NCAA Division I men’s preseason doubles rankings, which are administered by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

• Erika Shepherd (Hanover women’s golf, Fr.) — notes: 36th at the Hanover Invitational last weekend with a two-round score of 186, 41-over-par (95 in the first round, 91 in the final).



NEW ALBANY

• Lauren Bratcher (Vincennes volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 136 assists, 23 digs, 13 kills, 11 aces, 10 blocks; top performance: match-high 42 assists, 16 digs, five kills, team-high two aces and two blocks in the Trailblazers’ 3-2 home victory over John A. Logan last Friday at the Vincennes Challenge; team record: 5-1.

• Stephanie Cave (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — top performance: ninth at the Queen City Invitational last Friday in Cincinnati, 19:24.06.

• Kim Condra (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 57th at the Queen City Invitational last Friday in Cincinnati, 21:51.91.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: 11th at the Madison Kiwanis Invitational last Saturday at Hanover, 18:01.1.

• Mathew Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: 10th at the Madison Kiwanis Invitational last Saturday at Hanover, 18:01.09.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, Fr.) — notes: four kills, two digs and two blocks in the Skyhawks’ 3-0 loss to Southern Illinois last Saturday at the Saluki Invitational in Carbondale, Ill.; team record: 1-8.

• Emily Knight (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 24 digs, five assists, four aces; top performance: 12 digs and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 loss on Tuesday at Cincinnati Christian; notes: career-high four aces in IU Southeast’s 3-0 home win over Alice Lloyd on Wednesday; team records: 6-5 overall, 3-2 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Melvin Posey (Georgetown (Ky.) football, Sr.) — top performance: 13 carries for a game-high 75 yards in the Tigers’ 34-20 home win over Faulkner last Thursday; team record: 2-0.

• Kaitlin Robinett (Evansville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: two shots in the Purple Aces’ 2-1 loss last Sunday at IPFW; team record: 1-6-1.

• Brandi Waller (Middle Tennessee State volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 14 kills, 11 blocks, one ace, one assist; notes: match-high six blocks in the Blue Raiders’ 3-0 loss to LSU at the Carolina Volleyball Classic in Chapel Hill, N.C., last Saturday; team record: 3-9.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 18 digs, one assist; notes: seven digs in the Beavers’ 3-1 win last Saturday at Adrian; team record: 4-4.



PROVIDENCE

• Oliver Book (Cincinnati men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: Book will sit out the entire 2012 season because of injury.

• Ethan Cook (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: five carries for 13 yards in the Grizzlies’ 42-13 loss last Saturday at Butler; team record: 0-2.

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, So.) — notes: two kickoff returns for 47 yards, six receptions for 21 yards and six rushes for 3 yards in the Panthers’ 33-12 home loss to Wabash last Saturday; team record: 0-2.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast, Fr.) — weekly stats: 15 digs, two assists, one kill; top performance: match-high eight digs and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home win over St. Louis College of Pharmacy last Saturday; team records: 6-5 overall, 3-2 KIAC.

• Will Dixon (Marian men’s tennis, Sr.) — weekly stats: 1-0 singles record, 1-2 doubles record; top performance: No. 1 doubles victory (8-6) in the Knights’ 5-4 win last Saturday at Spring Arbor; team records: 4-2 overall, 3-1 Mid-Central College Conference.

• Patric Geary (Hanover men’s golf, So.) — notes: 83rd at the Transylvania Fall Invitational last weekend with a two-round score of 160, 18-over-par (76 in the first round, 84 in the final).

• Lucy Knott (Bellarmine volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 45 kills, 14 blocks, nine digs, six aces; top performance: match-high 20 kills, match-high five blocks, two aces and two digs in the Knights’ 3-2 win on Tuesday at Transylvania; team record: 3-1.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in Lenoir-Rhyne’s 2-1 home loss to Columbus State last Sunday; team record: 3-1.

• Jennifer McCallister (Hanover women’s golf, So.) — notes: 33rd at the Centre College Fall Invitational last Thursday with a one-round score of 98, 25-over-par.

• Trey Pfund (Marian men’s golf, Sr.) — top performance: seventh at the Indiana Wesleyan Fall Invitational on Monday and Tuesday with a two-round score of 150, 6-over-par (75 in the first round, 75 in the final).

• Ashley Ricks (UAB volleyball, So.) — notes: one kill, one ace and one dig in the Blazers’ 3-1 loss last Saturday at South Carolina at the Carolina Clash; team record: 5-6.



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 66th at the Queen City Invitational last Friday in Cincinnati, 17:28.47.

• Michael Bradley (Indianapolis men’s tennis, Jr.) — top performance: second at No. 3 doubles with a 2-1 record at the DePauw Fall Invitational; notes: Bradley won the fifth-place match at No. 6 singles, 6-3, 6-3.

• Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 21st at the Queen City Invitational last Friday in Cincinnati, 16:18.2.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s cross country, Fr.) — top performance: 15th at the Midwest Open last Saturday in Kenosha, Wis., 19:32.4.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 16 kills, two digs, one block; notes: six kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home victory over Alice Lloyd on Wednesday; team records: 6-5 overall, 3-2 KIAC.

• Lindsey Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: nine digs, eight kills, four aces, two blocks; notes: five kills, five digs and two blocks in IU Southeast’s 3-1 loss on Tuesday at Cincinnati Christian; career-high four aces in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home win over Alice Lloyd on Wednesday; team records: 6-5 overall, 3-2 KIAC.

• Jacob Perkins (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville men’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: 2-1 singles record and 1-1 doubles mark at the Billiken Classic last Friday and Saturday in St. Louis.

• Brandon White (Lewis men’s golf, Sr.) — top performance: eighth at the Green Bay Invitational Non-DI Tournament on Monday and Tuesday with a two-round score of 153, 9-over-par (76 in the first round, 77 in the final).



MISCELLANEOUS

• Nate Combs (Army football, New Albany native, Louisville St. Xavier graduate, Sr.) — top performance: five tackles, game-high two tackles for loss for 11 yards and game-high two sacks for 11 yards in the Black Knights’ 42-7 loss last Saturday at San Diego State; team record: 0-1.

• Rolandan “Deuce” Finch (Boston College football, New Albany native, Louisville St. Xavier graduate, Jr.) — top performance: 17 carries for a game-high 90 yards and two receptions for 12 yards in the Eagles’ 34-3 home win over Maine last Saturday; team records: 1-1, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference.

Weekly stats are from last Thursday to Wednesday. If you have any information on an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.