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January 7, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Jan. 7, 2014

NA product has career-high for Utah State

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, New Albany graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 13 points per game, 9-13 field goals, 7-10 3-pointers, 1-2 free throws, six assists, four rebounds; top performance: game- and career-high 20 points, shooting 7-of-7 from the field, 5-of-5 from 3-point range and 1-of-2 from the line, three rebounds and three assists in the Aggies’ 86-67 home win over San Jose State on Saturday; notes: Roland, who came off the bench, scored all 20 of his points in the second half; it was Utah State’s first Mountain West Conference victory in school history; team records: 11-3 overall, 1-1 Mountain West.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Aaron Hayes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: eight points per game, 5-15 field goals, 4-5 3-pointers, 2-2 free throws, three rebounds; top performance: 10 points, shooting 3-of-11 from the field, 2-of-2 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the line, and three rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 131-77 home victory over Miami (Ohio)-Hamilton last Tuesday; team records: 9-3 overall, 3-0 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



CLARKSVILLE

• Aidan McEwen (Taylor men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: one assist in the Trojans’ 72-70 home loss to Huntington on Saturday; team records: 7-8 overall, 1-3 Crossroads League.



EASTERN

• Todd Albertson (Greenville (Ill.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: Albertson saw action on the bench in the Panthers’ 73-64 home loss to Loras last Friday; team records: 5-4 overall, 1-1 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: seven points in the Red Wolves’ 90-69 home loss to Berea on Saturday; team records: 6-12 overall, 2-3 KIAC.

• Tori Kingsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 1.7 points per game, 2-2 field goals, 1-2 free throws, six rebounds; notes: five rebounds and four points in the Grenadiers’ 92-56 home victory over Carlow last Friday; team records: 7-6 overall, 3-1 KIAC.

• Brigid Morrissey (Furman women’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: game-high 11 assists, five points, two rebounds and two steals in the Paladins’ 73-54 home victory over Appalachian State on Saturday; team records: 8-6 overall, 2-1 Southern Conference.

• Jennifer Smith (Bellarmine women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 5.5 points per game, 5-15 field goals, 1-2 free throws, nine rebounds; notes: eight points and five rebounds in the Knights’ 70-62 loss at William Jewell last Friday; team records: 5-5 overall, 1-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Jordan Thompson (IU Southeast men’s basketball, So.) — notes: three rebounds and two points in the Grenadiers’ 110-95 home win over Point Park on Saturday; team records: 9-3 overall, 3-0 KIAC.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• VJ Billups (Hanover men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 13 points per game, 11-22 field goals, 1-3 3-pointers, 3-7 free throws, five rebounds, three assists; top performance: team- and career-high 18 points, shooting 8-of-13 from the field, 1-of-2 from 3-point range and 1-of-1 from the line, two rebounds and team-high two assists in the Panthers’ 67-63 home victory over Defiance on Saturday; team records: 7-4 overall, 3-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 9.5 points per game, 8-16 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, 2-3 free throws, nine rebounds, seven assists, three steals; notes: eight rebounds, six points and game-high six assists in the Grenadiers’ 110-95 home win against Point Park; team records: 9-3 overall, 3-0 KIAC.

• Evan Maschmeyer (St. Joseph’s (Pa.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: seven points and two rebounds in the Hawks’ 71-44 home victory over Binghamton last Tuesday; team record: 9-4.

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: four points per game, 4-7 field goals, 10 rebounds, two assists; notes: team-high nine rebounds, four points and two assists in the Hilltoppers’ 74-65 loss at South Alabama last Wednesday; team records: 9-4 overall, 1-1 Sun Belt Conference.

• Lakin Roland (Dartmouth women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 6-20 field goals, 9-11 free throws, 20 rebounds, three assists, three steals; top performance: team-high 10 points, shooting 3-of-10 from the field and 4-of-5 from the stripe, game-high 14 rebounds and team-high two assists in the Big Green’s 56-43 loss at Hartford on Saturday; notes: Roland made the Blue Sky All-Classic Team on Dec. 30; team record: 2-11.



NEW ALBANY

• William Barber (Spalding men’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: 12 points, shooting 4-of-12 from the floor, 1-of-3 from 3-point range and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line, and three rebounds in the Golden Eagles’ 68-66 home win over Fontbonne on Saturday; notes: Barber was named the SLIAC Player of the Week on Monday; team records: 5-5 overall, 3-0 SLIAC.

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 7.5 points per game, 7-24 field goals, 1-10 3-pointers; top performance: 10 points, shooting 5-of-17 from the field and 0-of-6 from 3-point range, in the Jaguars’ 74-48 win in the Lake Land Classic on Dec. 30; team record: 11-5.

• Kayton Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 15 points per game, 11-24 field goals, 3-9 3-pointers, 5-9 free throws, 16 rebounds, 13 assists, 11 steals; top performance: 15 points, shooting 6-of-12 from the floor, 2-of-5 from 3-point range and 1-of-3 from the line, team-high 13 rebounds, team-high six assists and team-high six steals in the Jaguars’ 74-48 victory in the Lake Land Classic on Dec. 30; team record: 11-5.

• Donnie Hale (Bellarmine men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: six points per game, 6-14 field goals, 0-1 3-pointers, 0-1 free throws, nine rebounds, two assists; notes: six points and six rebounds in the Knights’ 92-64 win at Rockhurst on Sunday; Hale scored six points in his Bellarmine debut in the Knights’ 73-63 victory at William Jewell last Friday; team records: 10-0 overall, 2-0 GLVC.

• Parker Henes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — top performance: 13 points, shooting 6-of-7 from the floor and 1-of-2 from the free-throw line, in the Grenadiers’ 131-77 home win over Miami (Ohio)-Hamilton last Tuesday; team records: 9-3 overall, 3-0 KIAC.

• Hannah Manger (Purdue women’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: first in both the 200 backstroke (2:06.36) and 200 medley relay (1:45.18) in the Boilermakers’ 146-91 dual-meet victory at Hawaii on Saturday; notes: third in the 400 freestyle relay (3:35.59).

• Tanner Marcum (Southern Indiana women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: four points in the Screaming Eagles’ 70-44 victory at Rockhurst last Friday; team records: 8-2 overall, 2-0 GLVC.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: three points, three steals, two rebounds and two assists in the Engineers’ 70-57 home win over Bluffton on Saturday; team records: 8-3 overall, 3-1 HCAC.

• Christian Meyer (Bellarmine men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: one rebound in the Knights’ 92-64 win at Rockhurst on Sunday; team records: 10-0 overall, 2-0 GLVC.

• A.J. Schmidt (McKendree men’s basketball, So.) — notes: three points, three rebounds and two assists in the Bearcats’ 105-78 home loss to Missouri-St. Louis last Friday; team records: 6-3 overall, 0-1 GLVC.

• Chris Whitehead (Fordham men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: three points and two rebounds in the Rams’ 79-69 loss at Siena on Dec. 30; team record: 7-6.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Josh Sampson (Wabash wrestling, Sr.) — top performance: 3-0 record with two pins at 165 pounds at the Chuck Porter Duals on Saturday in Galesburg, Ill.



PROVIDENCE

• Kallie Ash (Spalding women’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 11 points per game, 6-18 field goals, 4-8 3-pointers, 6-6 free throws, 10 rebounds, seven assists; top performance: 14 points, shooting 3-of-11 from the field, 2-of-5 from 3-point range and 6-of-6 from the line, seven rebounds and three assists in the Golden Eagles’ 61-56 home victory over Fontbonne on Saturday; team records: 2-7 overall, 2-1 SLIAC.

• Dalton Duley (Spalding men’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: one 3-point field-goal attempt in the Golden Eagles’ 68-66 home victory over Fontbonne on Saturday; team records: 5-5 overall, 3-0 SLIAC.



SILVER CREEK

• Lexi McFarland (Earlham women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: five points, team-high three assists and two rebounds in the Quakers’ 67-56 loss at Franklin on Saturday; team records: 5-6 overall, 1-3 HCAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 1-2 field goals, 1-2 3-pointers, three assists, two rebounds; notes: three points in the Hawks’ 85-79 loss at Lewis on Sunday; team records: 5-8 overall, 0-3 GLVC.

• Alex Tinsley (IU Southeast women’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 3.7 points per game, 5-11 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, 0-1 free throws, 11 rebounds, two steals; notes: six rebounds, four points and game-high two steals in the Grenadiers’ 92-56 home win over Carlow last Friday; team records: 7-6 overall, 3-1 KIAC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville women’s basketball, Jr.) — top performance: team-high 21 points, shooting 5-of-12 from the field, 4-of-8 from 3-point range and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line, game-high six assists and three rebounds in the Saints’ 74-67 win at Illinois-Springfield last Friday; team records: 8-4 overall, 1-1 GLVC.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Dec. 30 to Sunday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.