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November 5, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Nov. 5, 2013

North Harrison product Byrne wins American Athletic Conference title

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s cross country, North Harrison graduate, Jr.) — top performance: first at the American Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday in Storrs, Conn., 22:57.09, school record; notes: The Cardinals claimed the first-ever American Athletic Conference title with 28 points.



BORDEN

• Brandon Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 3-6 field goals, 1-3 3-pointers, 2-4 free throws, three rebounds, two assists; notes: five points and two rebounds in the Titans’ 97-94 home win over Ohio Midwestern last Wednesday at the Haunted Hoops Tourney; team record: 1-1.

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 15 points per game, 4-17 field goals, 1-6 3-pointers, 21-27 free throws, 10 rebounds, nine assists, four steals; top performance: team-high 21 points, shooting 2-of-7 from the field and 17-of-20 from the stripe, game-high seven assists, six rebounds and two steals in the Titans’ 97-94 home win over Ohio Midwestern last Wednesday at the Haunted Hoops Tourney; team record: 1-1.



CHARLESTOWN

• Taylor Thrasher (Kentucky Christian women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: four rebounds in the Knights’ 95-73 exhibition loss at Morehead State last Friday; team record: 1-0.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Rachel Boesing (Asbury volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven kills, two blocks, two digs; notes: five kills in the Eagles’ 3-1 victory at IU Kokomo on Thursday; the victory clinched Asbury the outright Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season championship and an automatic berth in the NAIA national tournament; the Eagles will be the No. 1 seed in the KIAC Tournament Nov. 15-16 in Midway, Ky.; team records: 31-7 overall, 10-1 KIAC.

• Aaron Hayes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Fr.) — weekly stats: six points per game, 4-8 field goals, 2-3 3-pointers, 2-2 free throws, three rebounds; top performance: 12 points, shooting 4-of-8 from the floor, 2-of-3 from 3-point range and 2-of-2 from the stripe, and three rebounds in the Grenadiers’ 106-63 victory at Mid-Continent last Friday; team record: 2-0.



CLARKSVILLE

• Billy Edelen (Bellarmine men’s basketball, So.) — notes: 0-for-2 from 3-point range in the Knights’ 84-72 exhibition loss on Saturday at Cincinnati.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Cody Banet (IU East men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 19.5 points per game, 16-33 field goals, 3-11 3-pointers, 4-5 free throws, 18 rebounds, four assists, three steals; top performance: career-high 24 points, shooting 9-of-16 from the field, 3-of-7 from 3-point range and 3-of-3 from the line, game-high 11 rebounds and three assists in the Red Wolves’ 94-86 victory over Missouri Baptist last Friday at the Indiana Wesleyan University Caleb Dimmich Memorial Tournament; team record: 1-1.

• Kyle Bramble (Dartmouth football, So.) — notes: seven rushes for 36 yards and one touchdown (7 yards) in the Big Green’s 24-21 loss at Harvard on Saturday; Bramble’s TD tied the score at 21 with 13 seconds left in the third quarter; team records: 3-4 overall, 2-2 Ivy League.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Burgan saw action in the Cobras’ 7-0 home win over Kaskaskia in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 24 Tournament semifinal last Friday and their 4-1 loss at Lewis and Clark Community College in the Region 24 Tourney final on Sunday; team record: 15-5.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 34 kills, 22 digs, five assists, three blocks; top performance: team-high 17 kills and 17 digs in the Thundering Herd’s 3-2 home loss to UTEP last Friday; team records: 14-13 overall, 7-4 Conference USA.

• Haley Dresner (Xavier women’s swimming, So.) — notes: third in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:08.88), fourth in the 200 breast (2:33.99) and fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:53.57) in the Musketeers’ 171-89 home loss on Saturday.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 12 kills, six digs, three blocks; notes: six kills, four digs and two blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 win at Texas-Arlington on Saturday; team records: 22-5 overall, 12-1 Sun Belt Conference.

• David Frank (Indianapolis men’s golf, Sr.) — notes: 17th at the Dennis Rose Intercollegiate Oct. 28-29 in Waikolai, Hawaii, with a three-round score of 225, 9-over-par (77 in the first round, 76 in the second, 72 in the final).

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Haley came off the bench in the Bobcats’ 2-1 home loss to Kent State last Thursday; team records: 7-8-5 overall, 3-5-3 Mid-American Conference.

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, So.) — notes: three shots and three shots on goal in the Eagles’ 1-0 victory at Cincinnati Christian last Tuesday; team records: 9-8 overall, 6-0 KIAC.

• Ali Host (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — top performance: one goal and one assist in the Cobras’ 7-0 home victory over Kaskaskia in the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament semifinal last Friday; notes: Host also had Parkland’s lone goal in its 4-1 loss at Lewis and Clark in the Region 24 Tournament final on Sunday; team record: 15-5.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: one reception for 7 yards in the Grizzlies’ 41-7 home victory over Defiance on Saturday; team records: 6-2 overall, 6-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, So.) — weekly stats: three shots, two shots on goal; notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Norse’s 2-1 double-overtime win at North Carolina-Asheville last Wednesday; team records: 8-4-6 overall, 4-2-1 Atlantic Sun Conference.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, So.) — notes: Merritt played in the Hoosiers’ 3-0 home loss to Minnesota on Saturday; team records: 9-14 overall, 1-11 Big Ten.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one shot in the Mocs’ 7-1 loss at Samford last Wednesday; season-ending stats: 17 shots, seven shots on goal, four points, two goals; team records: 5-14 overall, 0-10 Southern Conference.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Shireman started at defender in the Tigers’ 11-0 home win over the University of the Cumberlands last Wednesday; team records: 11-4-1 overall, 6-3 Mid-South Conference.

• Jennifer Smith (Bellarmine women’s basketball, So.) — notes: two points and two rebounds in the Knights’ 101-48 exhibition loss at Ohio State Sunday.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 78 assists, 21 digs, eight kills, four blocks, two aces; top performance: match-high 42 assists, 12 digs, four kills and team-high three blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory at Texas State last Friday; team records: 22-5 overall, 12-1 Sun Belt.

• Jamie Wallace (Indianapolis volleyball, So.) — notes: four digs in the Greyhounds’ 3-1 at Maryville on Saturday; team records: 16-9 overall, 10-3 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 66 assists, 16 digs, three service aces; top performance: match-high 34 assists and 11 digs in the Golden Eagles’ 3-2 victory at Fontbonne on Saturday; team records: 17-11 overall, 11-7 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



HENRYVILLE

• Casey Guernsey (Bellarmine women’s swimming, So.) — notes: eighth in both the 100 (1:17.5) and 200 breaststroke (2:49.73), 10th in the 50 breast (35.64) and 11th in the 200 individual medley (2:36.73) at the Sewanee (Tenn.) Invitational on Saturday.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Kegan Clark (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 9.5 points per game, 6-15 field goals, 1-2 3-pointers, 6-8 free throws, 15 rebounds, six steals, three assists; top performance: 10 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the field, 1-of-2 from 3-point range and 1-of-2 from the line, seven rebounds, game-high four steals and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 93-74 victory at the University of the Cumberlands last Tuesday; team record: 2-0.

• Taylor Davis (Hanover women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Davis came off the bench in both the Panthers’ 6-1 home win over Franklin last Tuesday and their 6-0 home victory over Defiance (Ohio) on Saturday; Hanover captured the HCAC regular-season championship and clinched the No. 1 seed in this week’s HCAC Tournament; the Panthers have tied the school record for most wins in a season; team records: 15-1-2 overall, 8-0-1 HCAC.

• Ryan Dewitt (Waldorf wrestling, Jr.) — notes: fifth-place finish with a 3-2 record in the 285-pound college division at the Kaye Young Open on Saturday in Mason City, Iowa.

• Hanna Martin (Youngstown State women’s swimming, So.) — top performance: first in the 500 freestyle in the Penguins’ 191-100 victory at Niagara on Saturday, 5:27.53; notes: second in both the 1,000 free (11:08.54) and the 400 individual medley (4:57.59).

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 10.5 points per game, 8-of-15 field goals, 5-of-8 free throws, 20 rebounds, two assists, two steals; top performance: 12 points, shooting 6-of-8 from the floor, and 10 rebounds in the Hilltoppers’ 87-49 exhibition home win over Kentucky Wesleyan last Tuesday.

• Alonzo Shepherd (Indiana wrestling, So.) — notes: 2-2 record in the 125-pound division at the Clarion (Pa.) Open on Sunday.

• Trice Whaley (Rend Lake men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 4.5 points per game, 3-6 field goals, 1-1 3-pointers, 2-3 free throws, eight assists, four rebounds; notes: six points, two rebounds and two assists in the Warriors’ 77-53 win vs. Elgin Community College at the Harry S. Truman College tournament in Chicago on Saturday; Whaley and the Warriors are ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA Division II preseason poll; Whaley helped Rend Lake win the NJCAA Division II national championship last season; team record: 2-0.



NEW ALBANY

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Blackwell came off the bench in the Pioneers’ 4-1 home victory over Mt. St. Joseph last Tuesday and their 6-1 home win over Bluffton on Saturday; Transylvania has clinched a berth in the HCAC Tournament; team records: 12-4-2 overall, 6-2-1 HCAC.

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, Fr.) — top performance: team-high 35 points, shooting 11-of-20 from the field, 8-of-15 from 3-point range and 5-of-7 from the free-throw line, team-high five steals and two rebounds in the Jaguars’ 68-60 loss to Moberly Area Community College on Saturday at the John Wood Community College Classic; team record: 1-1.

• Kayton Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — notes: nine points, team-high seven rebounds, team-high five assists and two steals in the Jaguars’ 68-60 loss to Moberly Area Community College on Saturday at the John Wood Community College Classic; team record: 1-1.

• Parker Henes (IU Southeast men’s basketball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 1.5 points per game, 0-3 field goals, 3-4 free throws, five rebounds, two assists; notes: three points, three rebounds and two assists in the Grenadiers’ 106-63 victory at Mid-Continent last Friday; team record: 2-0.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 49th at the HCAC Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Defiance, Ohio, 28:27.7.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, So.) — notes: Hoskins saw action in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 victory at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Saturday; team records: 9-19 overall, 3-9 Ohio Valley Conference.

• Nicole Jones (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 14 kills, 11 digs, three blocks; top performance: 14 kills, eight digs and three blocks in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 setback to Taylor on Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.; team records: 16-12 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Hannah Manger (Purdue women’s swimming, Fr.) — notes: fourth in the 100 backstroke (58.0), fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:48.96) and sixth in both the 200 back (2:06.6) and 400 freestyle relay (3:39.24) in the Boilermakers’ 155.5-145.5 home win over Notre Dame last Friday.

• Tanner Marcum (Southern Indiana women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: Marcum played two minutes in the Screaming Eagles’ 78-68 exhibition loss at Evansville on Saturday.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: team-high two assists and one steal in the Engineers’ 73-37 exhibition loss at Rose-Hulman on Sunday.

• Pryce Ragains (IUPUI men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 20th at the Summit League Cross County Championship Meet on Saturday in Fort Wayne, 25:54.78.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: seven points and three assists in the Aggies’ 86-55 home exhibition win over Adams State last Friday.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s cross country, So.) — top performance: eighth at the North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Championship on Saturday in Meadville, Pa., 27:21.8; notes: Togami earned a spot on the All-NCAC second team; the Little Giants won the meet with 30 points.

• Josh Underwood (Bellarmine men’s swimming, Jr.) — notes: fifth in the 100 (44.41) and the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.53), 14th in the 100 breaststroke (1:10.36), 20th in the 50 free (24.46), 21st in the 50 breast (32.38) and 22nd in the 100 free (54.75) at the Sewanee (Tenn.) Invitational on Saturday.

• Chris Whitehead (Fordham men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: one rebound, one assist and one steal in the Rams’ 98-80 exhibition home win last Friday.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 12 digs; notes: team-high eight digs in the Beavers’ 3-0 loss at Transylvania on Saturday; team records: 13-18 overall, 4-5 HCAC.



PROVIDENCE

• Oliver Book (Cincinnati men’s cross country, Sr.) — top performance: 14th at the American Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday in Storrs, Conn., 24:16.9, personal record.

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, Jr.) — top performance: 21 rushes for 121 yards with two touchdowns (38 and 5 yards), one reception for 26 yards and two kickoff returns for 12 yards in the Panthers’ 28-14 win at Earlham on Saturday; team records: 4-4 overall, 4-2 HCAC.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 45 digs, two aces; top performance: match-high 28 digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 loss to Taylor on Saturday in Campbellsville, Ky.; team records: 16-12 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 0-3 field goals, 0-3 3-pointers, three rebounds; notes: two rebounds in the Saints’ 79-76 victory at Goshen on Saturday; team record: 1-2.

• Kylie Flanagan (Marian volleyball, Fr.) — notes: four digs in the Knights’ 3-0 home victory over IU East last Wednesday; team records: 18-10 overall, 12-6 Crossroads League.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one shot in the Bears’ 2-0 victory at Brevard last Wednesday; Marlin also came off the bench in Lenoir-Rhyne’s 3-1 victory at Queens on Saturday, which clinched the outright South Atlantic Conference regular-season title for the Bears; Lenoir-Rhyne earned the No. 1 seed in this week’s conference tournament by winning the regular-season title; team records: 13-3-1 overall, 9-1-1 SAC.

• Leah Mattingly (Ball State women’s soccer, Fr.) — weekly stats: three shots, one shot on goal; notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Cardinals’ 2-1 victory over host Central Michigan in the MAC Tournament quarterfinals on Sunday; team records: 11-6-3 overall, 5-4-2 MAC.

• Kori Siebert (Hanover women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 34th at the HCAC Cross Country Championship on Saturday in Defiance, Ohio, 25:25.1; the Panthers won their first HCAC title since 2001 with 47 points.



SILVER CREEK

• Emily Clayton (Maryville women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: one assist and one steal in the Saints’ 86-72 exhibition loss at Southeast Missouri on Saturday.

• Haley Garr (Wright State volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven kills, four blocks, two digs; notes: six kills, team-high three blocks and two digs in the Raiders’ 3-0 loss at Youngstown State last Friday; team records: 6-23 overall, 0-11 Horizon League.

• Isaak Haas (Northern Kentucky men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 45th at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championships on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., 27:11.98.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 16 kills, 15 digs; top performance: 10 digs and a team-high eight kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 loss at Campbellsville on Saturday; team records: 16-12 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Grant Meyer (Quincy men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: five points per game, 3-8 field goals, 1-4 3-pointers, 3-4 free throws, three rebounds; notes: six points in the Hawks’ 84-65 exhibition loss at Illinois State on Sunday.

• Layne Taylor (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: five receptions for 44 yards and one kickoff return for 4 yards in the Panthers’ 28-14 victory at Earlham on Saturday; team records: 4-4 overall, 4-2 HCAC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville women’s basketball, Jr.) — top performance: team-high 21 points, shooting 7-of-15 from the field, 4-of-10 from 3-point range and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line, and four rebounds in the Saints’ 86-72 exhibition loss at Southeast Missouri on Saturday.



MISCELLANEOUS

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s cross country, Borden native, Sr.) — notes: 35th at the SLIAC Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Hillsboro, Ill., 28:37.87.

• Jaime Leon (Thomas More men’s cross country, Jeffersonville native, Louisville Trinity graduate, So.) — notes: 107th at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday in Richland Township, Pa., 34:55.1.

• Stephen Tuma (Southern Indiana men’s soccer, Pekin native, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Screaming Eagles’ 2-1 win at Bellarmine last Wednesday; season-ending stats: eight shots, three shots on goal, three points, one goal, one assist; team records: 7-7-3 overall, 6-7-2 GLVC.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Oct. 28 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.