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October 1, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Oct. 1, 2013

WKU's Stutsman wins Sun Belt honor for third straight week

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Floyd Central graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 82 assists, 19 digs, eight kills, three blocks, two aces; top performance: match-high 38 assists, match-high 14 digs and two kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory at Troy last Friday; notes: Stutsman collected her third consecutive Sun Belt Conference Setter of the Week honor on Monday; team records: 12-4 overall, 2-0 Sun Belt.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Rachel Boesing (Asbury volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 15 kills, 10 blocks, three assists; top performance: match-high six blocks and three kills in the Eagles’ 3-0 home win last Wednesday against Berea; team records: 14-6 overall, 5-1 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Sr.) — weekly stats: 10 saves, four goals against; top performance: eight saves and two goals against in the Foresters’ 2-2 tie at Indiana Wesleyan on Saturday; team records: 5-5-1 overall, 1-1-1 Crossroads League.



CLARKSVILLE

• Deahna Welcher (Lipscomb women’s tennis, So.) — notes: 2-1 doubles record and 1-2 singles record at the Steve Baras Fall Classic this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Whitney Batliner (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: No. 3 singles win (7-5, 7-5) and No. 1 doubles loss (8-4) in the Grenadiers’ 7-2 loss at Bellarmine on Sunday; team records: 4-2 overall, 3-0 KIAC.

• Brad Baumann (Hanover men’s golf, Sr.) — notes: 13th at the Manchester Fall Invitational on Saturday with a one-round score of 77, 6-over-par; the Panthers won the tournament with a team score of 303.

• Olivia Boesing (Louisville women’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: 2-1 doubles record and 1-2 singles record at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational this weekend.

• Kyle Bramble (Dartmouth football, So.) — notes: one reception for 7 yards on a touchdown reception in the Big Green’s 31-28 home loss to Holy Cross on Saturday; the touchdown catch at the 3:14 mark of the first quarter was Bramble’s first TD of his collegiate career; team record: 1-1.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Burgan came off the bench as a defender in two victories last week against Illinois Central (10-0) and Wabaunsee (6-0); team records: 6-3 overall, 2-1 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 29 kills, 28 digs, five blocks, two aces; top performance: team-high 21 digs, team-high 15 kills and team-high four blocks in the Thundering Herd’s 3-2 win at Florida Atlantic last Friday; team records: 8-9 overall, 2-0 Conference USA.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: eight digs, seven kills; notes: eight digs and six kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 win at Troy last Friday; team records: 12-4 overall, 2-0 Sun Belt.

• David Frank (Indianapolis men’s golf, Sr.) — top performance: sixth at the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional No. 1 on Sunday and Monday in Chicago with a two-round score of 145, 1-over-par (74 in the first round, 71 in the final).

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one shot in the Bobcats’ 3-1 home win over Bowling Green last Friday; team records: 5-3-2 overall, 1-1 Mid-American Conference.

• Janice Heffernan (St. Mary’s women’s golf, Jr.) — top performance: second at the second Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jamboree on Saturday in Kalamazoo, Mich., with a one-round score of 80; notes: ninth at the first MIAA Jamboree last Tuesday in Marshall, Mich., with a one-round score of 86.

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one shot and one shot on goal in the Eagles’ 3-2 home win over Carlow on Saturday; Holland was named the KIAC Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season on Sept. 23; team records: 4-6 overall, 2-0 KIAC.

• Ali Host (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — weekly stats: three goals, three assists; top performance: three goals and one assist in the Cobras’ 10-0 victory at Illinois Central College last Wednesday; team records: 6-3 overall, 2-1 Mid-West Athletic Conference.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: one reception for 17 yards in the Grizzlies’ 80-14 victory at Earlham on Saturday; team records: 2-2 overall, 2-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Laird came off the bench as a defender in the Norse’s double-overtime scoreless tie on Sunday at home; team record: 3-2-4.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, So .) — notes: four digs and two assists in the Hoosiers’ 3-0 loss at Minnesota last Wednesday; team records: 8-5 overall, 0-2 Big Ten.

• Taylor Patty (Southern Indiana women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Patty came off the bench in the Screaming Eagles’ 3-0 victory at William Jewell on Sunday; team records: 5-2-1 overall, 3-2-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Katie Perkins (South Florida women’s cross country, So.) — notes: 55th at the University of Tampa Pre-Nationals last Friday, 21:36.4.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, So.) — top performance: one goal, one shot and one shot on goal in the Mocs’ 2-1 home loss to Georgia Southern on Sunday; team records: 4-5 overall, 0-2 Southern Conference.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Shireman started at defender in the Tigers’ two wins last week against Georgetown (Ky.) (2-0) and Bluefield (2-0); team records: 5-3-1 overall, 2-2 Mid-South Conference.

• Jamie Wallace (Indianapolis volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: three digs; notes: two digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 home win over William Jewell on Sunday; team records: 7-5 overall, 3-1 GLVC.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 29 assists, six digs; top performance: team-high 15 assists and four digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 home loss to Westminster (Mo.) on Saturday; team records: 5-8 overall, 1-3 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Jr.) — No. 3 doubles win (8-2) and No. 4 singles loss (6-2, 6-2) in the Grenadiers’ 7-2 setback at Bellarmine on Sunday; team records: 4-2 overall, 3-0 KIAC.

• Taylor Davis (Hanover women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Panthers’ 9-0 home victory over St. Mary-of-the-Woods on Saturday; team record: 7-1-1.



NEW ALBANY

• Phoebe Bauer (Memphis women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 81st at the Rhodes Invitational on Saturday in Memphis, Tenn., 25:21.

• Maddy Bellew (Ottawa women’s tennis, So.) — notes: No. 1 singles win by injury default and No. 1 doubles loss (8-3) in the Braves’ 8-1 loss at William Jewell last Friday; team record: 0-1.

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Blackwell came off the bench in the Pioneers’ 1-1 tie at Maryville (Tenn.) last Tuesday; team record: 6-2-1.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 18 kills, six blocks, two digs; top performance: season-high 11 kills and match-high five blocks in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 home win last Friday versus Southern Illinois-Edwardsville; team records: 7-11 overall, 1-1 Ohio Valley Conference.

• Nicole Jones (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 27 kills, 16 digs, three aces; top performance: 12 kills and 12 digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 win at St. Louis College of Pharmacy last Friday; team records: 10-6 overall, 2-0 KIAC.

• Catlin Lilly (Memphis volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 32 kills, 11 digs, five blocks, two assists; top performance: career- and match-high 24 kills, 11 digs and three blocks in the Tigers’ 3-2 victory at Cincinnati on Sunday; team records: 9-6 overall, 1-1 American Athletic Conference.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 14 digs, two assists; notes: five digs in the Beavers’ 3-2 win over Marietta (Ohio) on Saturday in Alliance, Ohio; team record: 8-11.



PROVIDENCE

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 16 digs, three assists; notes: six digs and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 victory at St. Louis College of Pharmacy last Friday; team records: 10-6 overall, 2-0 KIAC.

• Kylie Flanagan (Marian volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: six digs; notes: four digs in the Knights’ 3-0 home loss to DePauw last Thursday; team records: 9-7 overall, 6-3 Crossroads League.

• Patric Geary (Hanover men’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 45th at the Dick Park Invitational Sept. 22-23 in Franklin with a two-round score of 166, 22-over-par (78 in the first round, 88 in the final).

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Marlin came off the bench in the Bears’ two victories last week against Coker (3-0) and Lincoln Memorial (3-1); she played 34 minutes versus Coker and 38 minutes against Lincoln Memorial; team records: 4-2-1 overall, 2-0-1 South Atlantic Conference.

• Leah Mattingly (Ball State women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Cardinals’ 1-0 win at Buffalo in double overtime last Friday; team records: 7-2-1 overall, 2-0 Mid-American Conference.



SILVER CREEK

• Morgan Coquerille (Southern Indiana women’s tennis, Sr.) — notes: 1-1 record in the Singles Flight A Bracket and 2-1 record in the Doubles Flight A Bracket at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II Midwest Region Championships this weekend; team record: 2-2.

• Haley Garr (Wright State volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven kills, five aces, four blocks, three digs; notes: six kills, match-high four aces, three digs and team-high two blocks in the Raiders’ 3-0 loss at Wisconsin-Green Bay last Friday; team records: 6-13 overall, 0-2 Horizon League.

• Isaak Haas (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 39th at the Charlotte (N.C.) Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, 26:16.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Stephen Tuma (Southern Indiana men’s soccer, Pekin native, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Screaming Eagles‘ 2-1 loss at William Jewell on Sunday; Tuma started for the first time in his collegiate career against William Jewell; team records: 2-5-1 overall, 1-5 GLVC.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Sept. 23 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.