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September 3, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Sept. 4, 2013

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — COMPILED BY KEVIN HARRIS



ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Catlin Lilly
(Memphis volleyball, New Albany graduate, Fr.) — recent stats: 46 kills, 35 digs, five blocks; top performance: 18 digs and team-high 15 kills in the Tigers’ 3-2 victory over Belmont last Friday at the Belmont Invitational; team record: 2-1.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Rachel Boesing
(Asbury volleyball, Fr.) — recent stats: 12 kills, nine digs, eight blocks, three assists; notes: six kills and two blocks in the Eagles’ 3-2 loss to Mobile at the Spring Hill College/University of Mobile Invitational on Aug. 24 in Mobile, Ala.; team record: 2-3.

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Sr.) — recent stats: seven saves; notes: four saves in the Foresters’ 2-1 victory over Mid-Continent last Friday in the Georgetown (Ky.) College Classic; team record: 2-0.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Whitney Batliner
(IU Southeast women’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: No. 3 singles win (7-5, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles loss (8-3) in the Grenadiers’ 8-1 loss on Aug. 24 at Indiana Wesleyan; team record: 0-1.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Burgan played in the Cobras’ 2-1 loss to Iowa Western Community College at the Minnesota Kickoff in Rosemount, Minn., last Friday; she also played in both of Parkland’s preseason scrimmages; team record: 1-2.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — recent stats: 46 digs, 37 kills, three blocks, three assists; top performance: match-high 15 kills and match-high 13 digs in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 victory over Montana at the Jefferson Cup on Saturday in Charlottesville, Va.; notes: Der has been named to the preseason All-Conference USA team; team record: 1-2.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, So.) — recent stats: 13 kills, five blocks, two digs; notes: five kills and four blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-2 victory over host Purdue on Saturday at the Mortar Board Premier; team record: 2-1.

• Janice Heffernan (St. Mary’s women’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 15th at the Olivet Labor Day Tee-Off last weekend in Marshall, Mich., with a two-round score of 169, 25-over-par (88 in the first round, 81 in the final).

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one assist in the Eagles’ 6-2 loss on Aug. 23 at Indiana Wesleyan; team record: 0-3.

• Ali Host (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one goal and one assist in the Cobras’ 2-0 home win in a preseason scrimmage against Illinois-Springfield on Aug. 23; Host also played in Parkland’s other preseason scrimmage versus Olivet Nazarene on Aug. 27 and the Cobras’ 2-1 setback to Iowa Western Community College at the Minnesota Kickoff in Rosemount, Minn., last Friday; team record: 1-2.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Laird saw action in the Norse’s 1-1 home tie with Kentucky in an exhibition match on Aug. 25; team record: 0-0-1.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, So.) — recent stats: 10 digs, three assists; notes: four digs in the Hoosiers’ 3-0 home victory over Robert Morris (Pa.) last Friday at the Indiana Invitational; team record: 3-0.

• Taylor Patty (Southern Indiana women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Patty saw action in the Screaming Eagles’ 2-1 exhibition setback on Aug. 20 at Murray State.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, So.) — recent stats: two shots; notes: one shot apiece in the Mocs’ 4-0 home loss to Austin Peay and their 3-2 setback on Sunday at Alabama State; team record: 1-2.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Shireman has played in the first three matches of the season — a 3-0 loss at Martin Methodist on Aug. 24, a 9-4 home win over Union (Ky.) last Wednesday and a 1-1 tie at Indiana Wesleyan on Saturday; team record: 1-1-1.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Sr.) — recent stats: 101 assists, 21 digs, 10 kills, seven aces, six blocks; top performance: match-high 45 assists, eight digs, six blocks, match-high three aces and two kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-2 win over host Purdue at the Mortar Board Premier on Saturday; team record: 2-1.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, So.) — recent stats: 47 assists, 17 digs, five aces; top performance: team-high 20 assists and three digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-2 victory over Montclair State on Saturday at the New York University Labor Day Invitational; team record: 2-1.



HENRYVILLE

• Griffin Uhl
(Louisville football, Fr.) — notes: Uhl saw action in the Cardinals’ 49-7 home victory over Ohio on Sunday; it was Uhl’s first appearance in a collegiate game in his career; team record: 1-0.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Katherine Clark
(IU Southeast women’s tennis, Jr.) — notes: No. 4 singles loss (6-0, 6-0) and No. 3 doubles setback (8-4) in the Grenadiers’ 8-1 loss on Aug. 24 at Indiana Wesleyan; team record: 0-1.

• Brian Fischer (Southern Indiana men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one goal and one assist in the Screaming Eagles’ 10-0 exhibition win at home over Brescia on Aug. 25; Fischer also played in USI’s 6-1 exhibition victory over visiting Franklin on Aug. 21.

• Erika Shepherd (Hanover women’s golf, So.) — notes: 11th at the Anderson Invitational last weekend with a two-round score of 165, 23-over-par (79 in the first round, 86 in the final).



NEW ALBANY

• Phoebe Bauer
(Memphis women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 79th at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic on Saturday, 21:00.41.

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Blackwell played in the Pioneers’ first two matches of the season — a 4-3 loss at Albion last Friday and a 3-1 victory on Saturday at Adrian; team record: 1-1.

• Taylor Hoke (Ball State football, Jr.) — notes: Hoke saw some action in the Cardinals’ 51-28 home win over Illinois State last Thursday; team record: 1-0.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 27th at the Asbury Chick-fil-A Invitational on Saturday, 18:52.4.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, So.) — notes: three kills in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 loss to Western Illinois at the CEFCU Classic on Saturday in Peoria, Ill.; Tennessee-Martin won the tournament; team record: 2-1.

• Nicole Jones (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — recent stats: four kills; notes: three kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 loss last Thursday at Lindsey Wilson; team records: 1-1 overall, 1-0 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Pryce Ragains (IUPUI men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 19th at the Flyer 5K in Kettering, Ohio, on Saturday, 16:17.9.

• Jared Santana (Wabash men’s cross country, So.) — notes: 18th at the Wabash Hokum Karem on Saturday, 31:50.45.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s cross country, So.) — top performance: fourth at the Wabash Hokum Karem on Saturday, 29:42.95; notes: the Little Giants won the meet.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn
(Bluffton volleyball, Sr.) — recent stats: six digs; notes: three digs in the Beavers’ 3-0 home loss to Bethany at the Sommer Center Spiketacular last Friday; team record: 0-4.



NORTH HARRISON

• Tyler Byrne
(Louisville men’s cross country, Georgetown native, Jr.) — top performance: third at the Mid-America Opener on Saturday in Evansville, 18:36.82.



PROVIDENCE

• Kelsey Davidson
(IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — recent stats: seven digs; notes: four digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 loss last Thursday at Lindsey Wilson; team records: 1-1 overall, 1-0 KIAC.

• Kylie Flanagan (Marian volleyball, Fr.) — notes: one dig in the Knights’ 3-1 loss to Davenport (Mich.) at the Taylor/Indiana Wesleyan Labor Day Challenge last Friday and Saturday in Upland; Flanagan has played in three of Marian’s first four matches this season; team record: 3-1.

• Leah Mattingly (Ball State women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Cardinals’ 2-1 home victory over Northern Iowa on Aug. 23; Mattingly also has played in Ball State’s other two regular-season matches and its exhibition contest against Butler on Aug. 16; team record: 2-1.

• Murphy Sheets (Wabash men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: eighth at the Wabash Hokum Karem on Saturday, 30:31.8.

• Abbie Shelton (Spalding volleyball, Fr.) — notes: one assist and one dig in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 victory over the State University of New York-Geneseo last Friday at the New York University Labor Day Invitational; team record: 2-1.

• Kori Siebert (Hanover women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 14th at the Asbury Chick-fil-A Invitational on Saturday, 22:33.5; the Panthers won the meet.



SILVER CREEK

• Haley Garr
(Wright State volleyball, Fr.) — recent stats: 21 kills, 10 digs, six blocks, four aces; notes: six digs, five kills and team-high two aces in the Raiders’ 3-0 loss to host Western Carolina last Friday at the Western Carolina University Invitational; team record: 1-3.

• Isaak Haas (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 62nd at the Flyer 5K in Kettering, Ohio, on Saturday, 17:05.8.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Jr.) — recent stats: six kills, four digs, two service aces; notes: three kills, two digs and two aces in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 setback last Thursday at Lindsey Wilson; team records: 1-1 overall, 1-0 KIAC.



MISCELLANEOUS

• James Borengasser
(Spalding men’s cross country, Borden native, Sr.) — notes: 24th at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational on Saturday in Franklin, 18:12.93; the Golden Eagles tied with Vincennes for the meet title.

• Logan Fry (St. Mary-of-the-Woods women’s cross country, Charlestown native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — top performance: ninth at the Sodexo Grizzly Invitational on Saturday in Franklin, 21:30.



Recent stats are from the start of the season to Sunday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.