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February 3, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Feb. 4, 2014

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Shelby Miller (Maryville (Mo.) women’s basketball, South Central graduate, Jr.) — weekly stats: 20 points per game, 10-22 field goals, 4-10 3-pointers, 16-19 free throws, 10 rebounds, six assists, four steals; top performance: game-high 25 points, shooting 6-of-14 from the floor, 1-of-5 from 3-point range and 12-of-14 from the line, game-high nine rebounds, team-high three assists and game-high two steals; team records: 12-8 overall, 5-5 Great Lakes Valley Conference.



BORDEN

• Brandon Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 15.5 points per game, 13-24 field goals, 3-5 3-pointers, 2-2 free throws, four rebounds, two assists; team-high 17 points, shooting 6-of-11 from the floor, 3-of-5 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the line, two rebounds and two assists in the Titans’ 96-70 home loss to Cardinal Stritch last Wednesday; team records: 9-13 overall, 5-7 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 14.5 points per game, 9-20 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, 10-15 free throws, six assists, four steals, four rebounds; top performance: game-high 21 points, shooting 8-of-13 from the field, 1-of-2 from 3-point range and 4-of-8 from the stripe, four rebounds, game-high two steals and team-high two assists in the Titans’ 68-59 victory at Judson on Saturday; team records: 9-13 overall, 5-7 CCAC.

• Brian Eurton (St. Joseph’s men’s track, Fr.) — notes: seventh in the mile run at the Grand Valley State University five-way meet on Saturday, 4:23.3.



CHARLESTOWN

• Taylor Thrasher (Kentucky Christian women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: two points in the Knights’ 84-66 loss at IU Southeast on Jan. 27; team record: 11-9.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Aaron Hayes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 1-3 field goals, 0-1 3-pointers, 1-2 free throws, two rebounds; notes: three points in the Grenadiers’ 93-70 home win over Asbury last Tuesday; team records: 16-3 overall, 10-0 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



CLARKSVILLE

• Drew Kissel (St. Catharine (Ky.) baseball, So.) — weekly stats: 2-for-8, one RBI; notes: 1-for-3 in the Patriots’ 10-4 victory at Mobile (Ala.) on Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader; team record: 1-3.

• Deahna Welcher (Lipscomb women’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 0-2 singles record, 0-2 doubles record; notes: No. 1 singles loss (6-3, 7-6(7-3)) and No. 1 doubles setback (7-5) in the Bisons’ 4-3 victory vs. Evansville in Chattanooga, Tenn., last Friday; team record: 3-1.



EASTERN

• Todd Albertson (Greenville (Ill.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: two points per game, 2-4 field goals, 0-1 free throws, three rebounds, three assists; notes: four points in the Panthers’ 97-67 loss at MacMurray on Saturday; team records: 11-7 overall, 7-4 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 9-17 field goals, 1-5 3-pointers, 2-2 free throws, 12 rebounds, six assists; top performance: 12 points, shooting 5-of-12 from the floor, 0-of-4 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the line, team-high six assists and five rebounds in the Red Wolves’ 93-88 home victory over Point Park on Saturday; team records: 9-17 overall, 5-8 KIAC.

• Olivia Boesing (Louisville women’s tennis, Fr.) — top performance: No. 2 doubles win in the Cardinals’ 6-1 loss at DePaul on Saturday; team record: 1-2.

• Haley Dresner (Xavier women’s swimming, So.) — top performance: second in the 100-yard breaststroke in the Musketeers’ 116-107 dual-meet loss at Wright State last Friday, 1:08.77.

• Tori Kingsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: one point per game, 1-1 field goals, two rebounds; notes: two points in the Grenadiers’ 83-61 setback at Alice Lloyd on Saturday; team records: 10-10 overall, 5-5 KIAC.

• Brigid Morrissey (Furman women’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: eight points per game, 6-13 field goals, 1-6 3-pointers, 3-5 free throws, 17 assists, four rebounds, three steals; top performance: game-high 11 assists, eight points and two rebounds in the Paladins’ 73-64 home win over North Carolina-Greensboro on Jan. 27; notes: Morrissey currently leads the Southern Conference in total assists and assists per game; team records: 12-9 overall, 6-4 Southern Conference.

• Jennifer Smith (Bellarmine women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: one point per game, 0-1 field goals, 2-2 free throws, four rebounds, two steals; notes: two points and two rebounds in the Knights’ 85-79 home win over McKendree last Thursday; team records: 11-8 overall, 7-4 GLVC.

• Jordan Thompson (IU Southeast men’s basketball, So.) — notes: .5 points per game, 0-2 field goals, 1-2 free throws, three rebounds; team records: 16-3 overall, 10-0 KIAC.



HENRYVILLE

• Casey Guernsey (Bellarmine women’s swimming, So.) — notes: double dual vs. Asbury and host Centre, last Friday — ninth in the 200 individual medley, 2:33.51; dual meet at Transylvania, Saturday — fourth in the 100 breaststroke, 1:17.1; fifth in the 200 IM, 2:34.37.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• VJ Billups (Hanover men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 11.5 points per game, 9-16 field goals, 2-3 3-pointers, 3-8 free throws, nine rebounds, four assists, two steals; top performance: 12 points, shooting 6-of-8 from the field and 0-of-2 from the line, game-high seven rebounds and game-high two steals in the Panthers’ 58-57 home win over Mt. St. Joseph last Wednesday; team records: 12-7 overall, 8-4 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Zach Blankenbeker (Army men’s swimming, So.) — notes: fifth in the 500 freestyle (4:42.77) and sixth in the 100 butterfly (51.48) at the All Comers Invitational on Saturday in Annapolis, Md.

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 11.5 points per game, 10-18 field goals, 2-3 3-pointers, 1-2 free throws, nine rebounds, four steals; top performance: 13 points, shooting 6-of-12 from the floor, 1-of-2 from 3-point range and 0-of-1 from the line, six rebounds and two steals in the Grenadiers’ 92-76 victory at Alice Lloyd on Saturday; team records: 16-3 overall, 10-0 KIAC.

• Tyrell Dowdell (Indiana State men’s track, Fr.) — notes: first in Section 3 of the 400-meter run at the Indiana University Relays this weekend, 50.34.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, Jr.) — notes: No. 2 singles loss (6-1, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles setback (8-6) in the Cardinals’ 7-0 loss at Michigan State on Saturday; team record: 2-2.

• Evan Maschmeyer (St. Joseph’s (Pa.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: one rebound in the Hawks’ 73-68 home victory over Massachusetts on Saturday, team records: 15-6 overall, 5-2 Atlantic 10 Conference.

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: one point per game, 0-2 field goals, 2-2 free throws; notes: two points in the Hilltoppers’ 72-63 home loss on Saturday; team records: 14-6 overall, 6-3 Sun Belt Conference.

• Lakin Roland (Dartmouth women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 11 points per game, 9-23 field goals, 4-6 free throws, 12 rebounds, eight assists, five steals; top performance: team-high 10 points, shooting 5-of-12 from the floor, team-high seven rebounds, game-high seven assists and team-high two steals in the Big Green’s 71-53 loss at Penn last Friday; team records: 3-14 overall, 0-3 Ivy League.

• Alonzo Shepherd (Indiana wrestling, So.) — notes: 125-pound loss by a 9-3 decision in the Hoosiers’ 18-16 home loss to Purdue last Friday; 125-pound setback by a 15-3 major decision in IU’s 35-6 loss at Minnesota on Sunday.



NEW ALBANY

• William Barber (Spalding men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: three points in the Golden Eagles’ 92-55 home victory over Principia on Saturday; team records: 12-6 overall, 10-1 SLIAC.

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — top performance: 10 points, shooting 2-of-12 from the field, 1-of-6 from 3-point range and 5-of-5 from the free-throw line, and three assists in the Jaguars’ 87-83 home win over Parkland last Wednesday; team records: 16-7 overall, 4-0 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Kayton Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — top performance: game-high 23 points, shooting 7-of-14 from the floor, 2-of-4 from 3-point range and 7-of-9 from the free-throw line, game-high 10 assists, game-high four steals and four rebounds in the Jaguars’ 87-83 home victory over Parkland last Wednesday; team records: 16-7 overall, 4-0 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Donnie Hale (Bellarmine men’s basketball, So.) — notes: two points and two rebounds in the Knights’ 97-77 home win over McKendree last Thursday; team records: 15-4 overall, 7-4 GLVC.

• Hannah Harris (Murray State women’s rifle, So.) — top performance: first in small bore rifle with a season-best 576 points at the Withrow Open on Jan. 25; notes: seventh in air rifle with a season-best 576 points.

• Sam Harris (Murray State women’s rifle, Fr.) — notes: 12th in air rifle with 578 points and 13th in small bore rifle with 566 points in the Racers’ 4,652-4,593 loss to Nebraska on Saturday in Lexington, Ky.

• Parker Henes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 1-3 field goals, 1-2 free throws, three rebounds; notes: three points and two rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 92-76 win at Alice Lloyd on Saturday; team records: 16-3 overall, 10-0 KIAC.

• Hannah Manger (Purdue women’s swimming, Fr.) — notes: fifth in the 400 freestyle relay at the Big Ten Triple Duals this weekend in West Lafayette with Minnesota and Wisconsin, 3:33.74; 11th in the 200 backstroke, 2:05.62.

• Tanner Marcum (Southern Indiana women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: eight points in the Screaming Eagles’ 100-49 home victory over McKendree on Saturday; team records: 14-5 overall, 8-3 GLVC.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 3-7 field goals, 3-5 3-pointers, six rebounds, three steals, two assists; notes: six points and two rebounds in the Engineers’ 58-54 home win over Defiance (Ohio) on Saturday; team records: 15-4 overall, 10-2 HCAC.

• Christian Meyer (Bellarmine men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: two points in the Knights’ 73-53 home victory over Illinois-Springfield on Saturday; team records: 15-4 overall, 7-4 GLVC.

• Scootie Middleton (Thomas More men’s track, So.) — notes: sixth in the long jump at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 20-1; eighth in the 60 dash preliminaries, 7.36; 10th in the triple jump, 38-6; 12th in the 60 dash finals, 7.41.

• Jermaine Parrish (Louisville men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 18th in the 200 finals at the Indiana University Relays this weekend, 23.17.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 1-6 field goals, 1-3 3-pointers, 0-2 free throws, four assists; notes: three points and three assists in the Aggies’ 78-65 home loss to New Mexico last Tuesday; team records: 12-9 overall, 2-7 Mountain West Conference.

• Jared Santana (Wabash men’s track, So.) — notes: 19th in the mile run at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 4:44.28.

• A.J. Schmidt (McKendree men’s basketball, So.) — notes: one assist in the Bearcats’ 97-77 loss at Bellarmine last Thursday; team records: 8-10 overall, 2-8 GLVC.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s track, So.) — top performance: third in the 5,000 at the Midwest Indoor Track and Field Open this weekend in Geneva, Ohio, 15:02.93.

• Josh Underwood (Bellarmine men’s swimming, Jr.) — top performance: first in the 200 freestyle relay in the Knights’ 112-89 victory at Transylvania on Saturday, 1:35.91; notes: double dual vs. Asbury and host Centre, last Friday — ninth in the 100 freestyle, 55.07; dual meet at Transylvania, Saturday — third in the 100 breaststroke, 1:08.44; fourth in the 50 free, 24.54.

• Brett Wehmiller (Indiana State men’s track, So.) — notes: seventh in the high jump invitational at the Indiana University Relays this weekend, 1.99 meters.

• Chris Whitehead (Fordham men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: five points per game, 4-9 field goals, 2-5 free throws, five assists, four rebounds, two steals; notes: eight points, four rebounds and team-high three assists in the Rams’ 76-60 loss at Virginia Commonwealth last Wednesday; team records: 9-12 overall, 2-6 Atlantic 10.



NORTH HARRISON

• Johnnie Guy (Southern Indiana men’s track, So.) — top performance: third in the 5,000 invitational at the Indiana University Relays this weekend, 14:15.38.



PROVIDENCE

• Maryashly Betz (Bellarmine women’s track, Fr.) — notes: fifth in the 1,600 relay at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 4:30.28; 14th in the 400, 1:06.79.

• Erin Denis (Bellarmine women’s track, Fr.) — notes: eighth in the 3,000 at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 13:33.68.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: 12 points, shooting 4-of-8 from the field, 2-of-5 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the free-throw line, and four rebounds in the Saints’ 79-76 home loss to St. Xavier (Ill.) last Wednesday; team records: 5-16 overall, 2-8 CCAC.

• George Knott (Bellarmine men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: one point and one rebound in the Knights’ 73-53 home win over Illinois-Springfield on Saturday; team records: 15-4 overall, 7-4 GLVC.

• Casey McCauley (Thomas More women’s track, So.) — notes: 15th in the mile run at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 7:46.16.

• Murphy Sheets (Wabash men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 13th in the mile run at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 4:40.91; 32nd in the 800, 2:18.75.



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s track, Sr.) — notes: eighth in the 600 preliminaries at the Taylor Invitational on Saturday, 1:28.46.

• Kyle Briner (Lee baseball, Jr.) — notes: no-decision relief outing in the Flames’ 6-0 victory in the first game of a home doubleheader on Saturday against Emmanuel (Ga.), one inning pitched, no runs allowed, one hit, one strikeout, no walks; team record: 3-0; Briner’s record: 0-0.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s track, So.) — notes: ninth in the mile run at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational, 5:52.01; 15th in the 800, 2:41.96.

• Morgan Coquerille (Southern Indiana women’s tennis, Sr.) — notes: No. 2 singles loss (6-2, 7-6(7-4)) and No. 2 doubles setback (8-3) in the Screaming Eagles’ 9-0 home loss to Western Kentucky on Sunday; team record: 2-3.

• Jack Eckert (Iowa men’s track, Sr.) — notes: fifth in the heptathlon at the Bill Bergan Invitational this weekend, 4,956 points.

• Lexi McFarland (Earlham women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: four points per game, 3-10 field goals, 2-6 3-pointers, five rebounds; notes: eight points and three rebounds in the Quakers‘ 79-73 home victory over Mt. St. Joseph on Saturday; team records: 9-10 overall, 5-7 HCAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: one point per game, 2-4 free throws; notes: two points in the Hawks’ 93-77 home win over Missouri S&T on Saturday; team records: 8-13 overall, 3-8 GLVC.

• Alex Tinsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 3-5 field goals, 3-4 free throws, seven rebounds; notes: seven points and four rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 83-61 loss at Alice Lloyd on Saturday; team records: 10-10 overall, 5-5 KIAC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Chris O’Connor (Marian men’s track, Sr.) — notes: fourth in the high jump at the Taylor Invitational on Saturday, 1.9 meters.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Jaime Leon (Thomas More men’s track, Jeff native, Louisville Trinity graduate, So.) — notes: 15th in the 1,600 relay at the Rose-Hulman Engineer Invitational on Saturday, 4:19.51; 35th in the 800, 2:36.24.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Jan. 27 to Sunday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.