News and Tribune

November 2, 2012

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Nov. 2, 2012

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Brendan Chwalek (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Silver Creek graduate, Sr.) — top performance: 10th at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships last Saturday in Fort Myers, Fla., 25:20, personal record; notes: Chwalek’s top-10 finish earned him a spot on the all-Atlantic Sun second team. He beat his personal-record time by 38 seconds.



BORDEN

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: eight points, team-high five assists, team-high three steals and two rebounds in the Titans’ 59-52 victory last Saturday at Brescia; team record: 1-0.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: three saves in the Foresters’ 2-1 loss last Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan in the first round of the Crossroads League Tournament. Mattingly was named to the all-Crossroads League first team; season-ending stats: 93 saves, 22 goals against; team records: 8-9-2 overall, 3-6 Crossroads League.



CLARKSVILLE

• Corey Finch (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: one carry for 7 yards in the Panthers’ 55-10 home win over Earlham last Saturday; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Wes Rittman (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: Rittman saw action in Hanover’s 55-10 home victory over Earlham last Saturday; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 HCAC.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 35 kills, 22 digs, three assists, two blocks; top performance: match-high 20 kills and 13 digs in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 loss last Sunday at Central Florida; team record: 16-10 overall, 6-6 Conference USA.

• Haley Dresner (Xavier women’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: first in the 100-yard freestyle in the Musketeers’ 79-32 home win over Bellarmine last Friday, 56.19; notes: second in the 200 medley relay, 1:51.91.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, Fr.) — notes: nine digs and two assists in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 win last Friday at Florida International; team records: 26-3 overall, 12-0 Sun Belt Conference.

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot and one shot on goal in the Bobcats’ 3-0 loss last Thursday at Kent State; team records: 8-10-1 overall, 3-6-1 Mid-American Conference.

• Matthew Hamilton (Evansville men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 65th at the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Normal, Ill., 27:29.

• Ashlie Haworth (Lindsey Wilson volleyball, Sr.) — notes: two digs in the Blue Raiders’ 3-1 home win over Cumberland (Tenn.) last Thursday; team records: 23-12 overall, 11-3 Mid-South Conference.

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one assist in the Eagles’ 4-3 double-overtime loss on Wednesday at the University of the Cumberlands; team records: 4-11-1 overall, 3-3 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, So.) — notes: Jenney started at tight end in the Grizzlies’ 35-14 triumph last Saturday at Defiance; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 HCAC.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Laird started in the Norse’s 2-1 loss last Thursday at Mercer and their 1-0 home victory over South Carolina-Upstate on Wednesday; team records: 7-9-1 overall, 4-2-1 Atlantic Sun Conference.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, Fr.) — notes: four digs in the Hoosiers’ 3-0 home loss to Michigan last Saturday; team records: 10-14 overall, 2-10 Big Ten.

• Sam Mires (Evansville men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 57th at the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Normal, Ill., 26:48.

• Cole Richards (Franklin football, Sr.) — notes: five extra-point kicks in the Grizzlies’ 35-14 win at Defiance last Saturday; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 HCAC.

• Katy Schad (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 27 digs, 16 kills; top performance: team-high 16 digs and 11 kills in Marshall’s 3-1 setback last Sunday at Central Florida; team records: 16-10 overall, 6-6 Conference USA.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Shireman played in the Tigers’ 3-1 victory last Saturday at the University of the Cumberlands; team records: 9-7-1 overall, 7-2 Mid-South Conference.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 78 assists, 21 digs, eight kills, seven blocks; top performance: match-high 51 assists, 16 digs, four kills and two blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-1 victory last Friday at Florida International; team records: 26-3 overall, 12-0 Sun Belt Conference.

• Jordan Thompson (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: Thompson saw action in the Grenadiers’ 90-83 setback on Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands; team record: 0-1.

• Kelsey Traughber (Spalding women’s soccer, Sr.) — notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Golden Eagles’ 2-0 loss last Saturday at Blackburn; team records: 9-8 overall, 3-5 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Jamie Wallace (Indianapolis volleyball, Fr.) — notes: Wallace saw action in the Greyhounds’ 3-0 win last Saturday at Kentucky Wesleyan; team records: 25-3 overall, 14-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, Fr.) — top performance: match-high 26 assists and three digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 win last Friday at Hanover; team records: 11-19 overall, 8-8 SLIAC.



HENRYVILLE

• Casey Guernsey (Bellarmine women’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: second in the 400 freestyle relay in the Knights’ 79-32 loss last Friday at Xavier, 4:15.69; notes: fourth in the 50 freestyle, 29.34; fourth in the 200 breaststroke, 2:51.19; fifth in the 100 breaststroke, 1:16.29; it was the Knights’ first meet in their inaugural season.

• Brittany Pierce (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — notes: Pierce saw action in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 home loss to Asbury on Tuesday; team records: 16-12 overall, 7-3 KIAC.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Zach Blankenbeker (Army men’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: second in the 200 butterfly in last Friday’s 167.5-132.5 home win over Connecticut, 1:53.76.

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, So.) — weekly stats: 2-1 doubles record; top performance: No. 1 doubles win (8-0) in the Grenadiers’ 5-0 victory over Carlow last Friday in the KIAC Tournament quarterfinals in Richmond; notes: Clark and the Grenadiers won the conference tourney title with a 5-1 victory over Asbury last Saturday in Richmond. It was IU Southeast’s 14th consecutive KIAC Tournament title. Clark earned a spot on the all-conference team for the first time in her college career; team records: 12-5 overall, 8-0 KIAC.

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: two rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 90-83 loss on Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands; team record: 0-1.



NEW ALBANY

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Blackwell played in Transylvania’s 3-0 home win over Franklin on Wednesday in the HCAC Tournament semifinals; team records: 15-1-2 overall, 8-0-1 HCAC.

• Lauren Bratcher (Vincennes volleyball, So.) — notes: Entering last Saturday’s tri-match at Parkland, Bratcher ranked 10th in the nation in assists per set in 9.65; team record: 27-8.

• Donnie Hale (Purdue men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: eight points and a game-high three blocks in the Boilermakers’ 70-61 exhibition home win over Montevallo on Tuesday.

• Hannah Harris (Murray State rifle, Fr.) — notes: 1,101 total points in the Racers’ home tournament against Mississippi and Jacksonville State last Saturday.

• Parker Henes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, So.) — notes: Henes played in the Grenadiers’ 90-83 loss on Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands; team record: 0-1.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 39th at the HCAC Cross Country Championship last Saturday in Bluffton, Ohio, 28:31.1.

• Mathew Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 53rd at the HCAC Cross Country Championship last Saturday in Bluffton, Ohio, 29:26.3.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 24 kills, six digs, five blocks, two aces; top performance: team-high 14 kills, match-high five blocks and three digs in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 home win over Eastern Illinois last Friday; team records: 10-16 overall, 6-6 Ohio Valley Conference.

• Emily Knight (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — notes: six digs and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 home setback to Asbury on Tuesday; team records: 16-12 overall, 7-3 KIAC.

• Kaitlin Robinett (Evansville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Robinett and the Purple Aces captured their first-ever Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship after Illinois State knocked off Drake last Thursday; team records: 5-7-3 overall, 4-1-1 MVC.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 42nd at the North Coast Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Wooster, Ohio, 28:06.3.

• Josh Underwood (Bellarmine men’s swimming, So.) — top performance: third in the 200 breaststroke last Friday in a 77-30 loss last Friday at Xavier, 2:40.51; notes: fourth in the 50 freestyle, 25.54; fifth in the 100 breaststroke, 1:11.87; it was the Knights’ first meet in their inaugural season.

• Brandi Waller (Middle Tennessee State volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 17 kills, five digs, two blocks; top performance: 13 kills in the Blue Raiders’ 3-1 win last Friday at Florida Atlantic; team records: 9-20 overall, 6-6 Sun Belt Conference.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 27 digs, 10 aces; notes: eight digs and team-high two aces in the Beavers’ 3-0 loss on Tuesday at Rose-Hulman in the first round of the HCAC Tournament; season-ending stats: 258 digs, 38 aces; team records: 17-14 overall, 5-4 HCAC.



PROVIDENCE

• Brett Bass (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Bass saw action in the Pioneers’ 3-0 home win over Franklin on Wednesday in the HCAC Tournament semifinals; team records: 15-1-2 overall, 8-0-1 HCAC.

• Ethan Cook (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: Cook played in Franklin’s 35-14 victory last Saturday at Defiance; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 HCAC.

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, So.) — top performance: 12 carries for 127 rushing yards and three touchdown runs (1, 9, 30 yards) in the Panthers’ 55-10 home triumph over Earlham last Saturday; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 HCAC.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — notes: nine digs in IU Southeast’s 3-2 home setback over Asbury on Tuesday; team records: 16-12 overall, 7-3 KIAC.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: eight points and four rebounds in the Saints’ 80-66 loss last Saturday at Grace; team record: 0-1.

• Elizabeth Fuchs (Spalding women’s cross country, So.) — notes: 31st at the SLIAC Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Hillsboro, Ill., 26:42.1.

• Lucy Knott (Bellarmine volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 31 kills, seven blocks, five digs; top performance: 12 kills and two blocks in the Knights’ 3-1 home win over Wisconsin-Parkside last Saturday; team records: 15-6 overall, 10-4 GLVC.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot and one shot on goal in the Bears’ 2-0 win last Saturday at Anderson (S.C.). The victory earned Lenoir-Rhyne its second consecutive South Atlantic Conference regular-season outright title; team records: 14-1-2 overall, 9-0 South Atlantic Conference.

• Casey McCauley (Thomas More women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 65th at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship last Saturday in Bethany, W.Va., 27:13.6.

• Ashley Ricks (UAB volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: nine kills, five blocks, two digs; notes: eight kills, four blocks and two digs in the Blazers’ 3-2 home win last Thursday against SMU; team records: 16-12 overall, 8-4 Conference USA.



SILVER CREEK

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, So.) — notes: four kills in IU Southeast’s 3-2 home loss to Asbury on Tuesday; team records: 16-12 overall, 7-3 KIAC.

• Lindsey Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — notes: six kills, four digs and two blocks in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 home loss to Asbury on Tuesday; team recods: 16-12 overall, 7-3 KIAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: two points and team-high two assists in the Hawks’ 111-52 exhibition loss on Monday at Notre Dame.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville women’s basketball, So.) — notes: nine points in the Saints’ 78-56 loss last Saturday in an exhibition game at the College of the Ozarks.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Alexis Bauer (Samford volleyball, Floyds Knobs native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 56 digs, three assists; top performance: match-high 34 digs in the Bulldogs’ 3-2 victory last Sunday at Wofford; team records: 18-8 overall, 10-2 Southern Conference.

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s cross country, Borden native, Jr.) — notes: 39th at the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships last Saturday in Hillsboro, Ill., 29:09.9. The Golden Eagles won the SLIAC title for the first time ever with 43 points.

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.