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May 9, 2014

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: May 10, 2014

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Johnnie Guy, Southern Indiana men's track, North Harrison grad.

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Johnnie Guy (Southern Indiana men’s track, North Harrison graduate, So.) — top performance: first in the 1,500-meter run at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 3:57.59; notes: first in the 5,000, 14:40.36; Guy received All-GLVC honors last weekend.



BORDEN

• Brian Eurton (St. Joseph’s men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 11th in the 1,500 at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 4:07.96.



CHARLESTOWN

• Alli Webster (Wabash Valley softball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 1-0 record, 8 1/3 innings pitched, one run allowed (none earned), six hits, five strikeouts, two walks; 1-for-2; top performance: winning pitcher in a starting role in the Warriors’ 9-0 victory in five innings over Olney Central in an elimination game in the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 24 tournament last Saturday in Centralia, Illinois, five innings pitched, no runs allowed, four hits, five strikeouts, one walk; season-ending stats: 16-3 record, 1.95 ERA, 132 strikeouts; team records: 45-9 overall, 29-2 Great Rivers Athletic Conference.

• Tyler Willinger (Calhoun Community College baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 0-for-11; notes: 0-for-5 in the Warhawks’ 5-0 home loss to Snead State Community College last Saturday in Game 1 of a doubleheader; team records: 23-28-1 overall, 12-15-1 Alabama Community College Conference.



CLARKSVILLE

• Drew Kissel (St. Catharine baseball, So.) — weekly stats: 2-for-15, one RBI, one double; top performance: 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the Patriots’ 12-2 victory in eight innings over Bluefield in the first round of the Mid-South Conference Tournament last Sunday in Columbia, Ky.; season-ending stats: .233 batting average, 19 RBIs, six doubles; team records: 28-27 overall, 15-12 Mid-South Conference.



EASTERN

• Erika Wilson (Southern Indiana women’s track, Sr.) — top performance: third in the 5,000 at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 17:40.34.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Andrew Archer (Vincennes men’s track, So.) — notes: 10th in the discus at the Billy Hayes Invitational last Saturday in Bloomington, 142-9; 14th in the shot put, 41-1/4.

• Jordan Batliner (IU Southeast softball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 5-for-13, nine RBIs, four runs scored, two doubles, two stolen bases, one home run; top performance: 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, a run scored and a stolen base in the Grenadiers’ 10-2 victory over Midway (Ky.) on May 2 in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament in Berea, Kentucky; notes: Batliner and the Grenadiers captured the KIAC Tourney title last Saturday with a 8-0 win in six innings against Asbury; IU Southeast will play Houston-Victoria in the NAIA Softball National Championship tournament on Monday in Montgomery, Alabama; Batliner has made the All-KIAC team; team records: 41-10 overall, 25-3 KIAC.

• David Frank (Indianapolis men’s golf, Sr.) — notes: 60th in the NCAA Division II Central/Midwest Regional Monday through Wednesday in Eureka, Missouri, with a three-round score of 232, 16-over-par (78 in the first round, 77 in the second, 77 in the final).

• Codie Hamsley (Louisville men’s track, Fr.) — top performance: fifth in the discus at the American Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla., 159-1.

• Samantha McClure (Tennessee-Martin softball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2-for-7, two RBIs, one run scored, one home run; notes: 1-for-1 with a run scored, an RBI and a solo homer in the Skyhawks’ 9-0 victory at Austin Peay last Saturday in Game 2 of a doubleheader; season-ending stats: .211 batting average, two homers, 11 RBIs, 16 runs scored, 14 stolen bases; team records: 27-27-1 overall, 14-10 Ohio Valley Conference.

• Matt Powers (Hanover baseball, So.) — season-ending stats: 1-3 record, 3.78 ERA, 23 strikeouts, 13 appearances, two starts; team records: 16-19 overall, 12-13 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Jacob Snodgrass (Olney Central baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 5-for-13, three runs scored, two doubles; top performance: 3-for-3 with a double in the Blue Knights’ 10-0 loss in eight innings at Southwestern Illinois last Sunday; team records: 29-17 overall, 12-12 GRAC.

• Leah Wolf (Bellarmine women’s track, Fr.) — notes: 10th in the discus at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 34.64 meters.



HENRYVILLE

• Ashley Dickerson (Indiana State softball, Jr.) — season-ending stats: .188 batting average, one home run, five RBIs, 13 runs scored, .949 fielding percentage, two stolen bases; team records: 27-26 overall, 9-17 Missouri Valley Conference.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Trent Astle (Xavier baseball, Fr.) — notes: no-decision relief outing in the Musketeers’ 8-7 home loss to St. John’s last Sunday, two innings pitched, three runs allowed (all earned), four hits, one strikeout, no walks; team records: 24-21 overall, 7-5 Big East Conference; Astle’s record: 3-4.

• Tyrell Dowdell (Indiana State men’s track, Fr.) — notes: eighth in the 400 at the Billy Hayes Invitational last Saturday in Bloomington, 49.93.

• Marley Edwards (Harding softball, Fr.) — top performance: 4-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in the Bisons’ 11-8 loss in the third round of the Great American Conference Tournament on May 2 in Bentonville, Arkansas; season-ending stats: .310 batting average, one home run, 25 RBIs, 12 runs scored, seven doubles; team records: 32-26 overall, 22-18 GAC.

• Mark Meyer (Parkland baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 0-1 record, five innings pitched, six runs allowed (two earned), six hits, three strikeouts, three walks; notes: no-decision relief outing in the Cobras’ 23-21 victory in 12 innings at Lewis & Clark Community College last Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader, two innings pitched, one run allowed (earned), two hits, two strikeouts, two walks; team records: 29-22 overall, 19-11 Mid-West Athletic Conference; Meyer’s record: 1-2.

• Ryan Pierce (Bellarmine baseball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 2-for-8, three runs scored, one RBI; notes: 1-for-2 with two runs scored in the Knights’ 7-1 victory at Lewis last Sunday in the second game of a doubleheader; season-ending stats: .323 batting average; team records: 19-31 overall, 10-26 GLVC.

• Kayleigh Thomas (Southern softball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 1-0 record, 16 1/3 innings pitched, 12 runs scored (all earned), 20 hits, seven strikeouts, six walks; top performance: winning pitcher in a starting role in the Jaguars’ 12-7 victory in eight innings over Grambling State in an elimination game in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday in Decatur, Alabama, eight innings pitched, seven runs scored (all earned), 10 hits, five strikeouts, four walks; season-ending stats: 7-17 record, 5.38 ERA, 73 strikeouts, 13 complete games; team records: 11-36 overall, 8-9 SWAC.



NEW ALBANY

• Sean Godfrey (Ball State baseball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 10-for-16, two runs scored, two RBIs, one double; top performance: 4-for-4 with two RBIs in the Cardinals’ 5-3 victory at Akron last Sunday; team records: 32-16 overall, 16-4 Mid-American Conference.

• Alissa Knable (Southern Indiana women’s track, Jr.) — notes: seventh in the 10,000 at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 38:26.74.

• Bailey Knable (Southern Indiana women’s track, Fr.) — notes: 10th in the 5,000 at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 18:31.24.

• Kyle Landrum (Southern Indiana men’s tennis, Fr.) — season-ending stats: 1-10 singles record, 1-1 doubles record; team records: 19-8 overall, 5-1 GLVC.

• Jermaine Parrish (Louisville men’s track, Fr.) — notes: sixth in the 400 relay at the AAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla., 41-68; 12th in the 100 dash preliminaries, 10.86.

• Nathan Poff (Chicago State baseball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 3-for-10, three runs scored, two RBIs; top performance: 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in the Cougars’ 11-6 loss at Sacramento State last Saturday; team records: 15-32 overall, 3-15 Western Athletic Conference.

• Pryce Ragains (IUPUI men’s track, Jr.) — notes: 16th in the 5,000 at the Butler University Stan Lyons Invitational last Saturday, 15:43.18, season-best.

• Josh Rogers (Louisville baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 0-0 record, 2 2/3 innings pitched, eight runs allowed (seven earned), nine hits, three strikeouts, two walks; notes: no-decision in a starting role in the Cardinals’ 11-7 win at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, 2 1/3 innings pitched, six runs allowed (all earned), seven hits, two strikeouts, one walk; team records: 38-11 overall, 14-4 AAC; Rogers’ record: 1-2.

• Garrett Sherrell (Arkansas-Little Rock baseball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 0-0 record, one inning pitched, three runs allowed (all earned), four hits, no strikeouts, no walks; notes: no-decision relief outing in the Trojans’ 8-3 home loss to Texas-Arlington last Sunday, 2/3 innings pitched, no runs allowed, no hits, no strikeouts, no walks; team records: 21-27 overall, 7-17 Sun Belt Conference; Sherrell’s record: 0-0.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s track, So.) — top performance: second in the 3,000 steeplechase in the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships May 2-3 in Oberlin, Ohio, 9:12.39; notes: third in the 5,000, 15:09.33; the Little Giants won their fourth consecutive conference title with 282 points.

• Brett Wehmiller (Indiana State men’s track, So.) — notes: 23rd in the long jump at the Billy Hayes Invitational last Saturday in Bloomington, 20-9.



NORTH HARRISON

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s track, Jr.) — top performance: first in the 5,000 at the AAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla., 14.18.75, stadium record; notes: second in the 10,000, 30:30.19, stadium record.

• Tyler Cockerham (Hanover baseball, Fr.) — notes: Cockerham came off the bench to play first base in the Panthers’ 13-9 home victory over Mt. St. Joseph on May 2; team records: 16-19 overall, 12-13 HCAC.



PROVIDENCE

• Oliver Book (Cincinnati men’s track, Sr.) — notes: sixth in the 3,000 steeplechase at the AAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 2-4 in Tampa, Fla., 9:21.29; 14th in the 5,000, 15:15.16.

• Ryan Dixon (Bellarmine baseball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 0-0 record, 2 1/3 innings pitched, no runs allowed, three hits, no strikeouts, no walks; notes: no-decision relief outing in the Knights’ 7-1 win at Lewis last Sunday in Game 2 of a doubleheader, two innings pitched, no runs allowed, one hit, no strikeouts, no walks; season-ending stats: 3-3 record, 3.79 ERA, 17 strikeouts, 19 appearances, four starts; team records: 19-31 overall, 10-26 GLVC.

• Katy Flanagan (Spalding softball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 1-for-6; notes: 1-for-3 in the Golden Eagles’ 3-1 loss to Greenville in the loser’s bracket of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship Tournament on May 2 in Elsah, Illinois; season-ending stats: .255 batting average, 22 runs scored, 13 RBIs, seven stolen bases; team records: 24-16 overall, 13-5 SLIAC.

• Patric Geary (Hanover men’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 17th in the HCAC Championships after the third and fourth rounds last weekend in Defiance, Ohio, with a four-round score of 247, 38-over-par (87 in the first round, 82 in the second, 78 in the third, 75 in the final).

• Andrew Hunt (Bellarmine baseball, Fr.) — season-ending stats: 0-0 record, 9.00 ERA, five appearances; team records: 19-31 overall, 10-26 GLVC.

• Ben Katchur (Hanover baseball, Fr.) — notes: Katchur came off the bench to play third base in the Panthers’ 13-9 home win over Mt. St. Joseph on May 2; team records: 16-19 overall, 12-13 HCAC.



SILVER CREEK

• Jacob Armstrong (UAB baseball, Fr.) — notes: Armstrong was a pinch hitter and came off the bench to play first base in the Blazers’ 12-2 victory at Charlotte last Saturday; team records: 31-16 overall, 16-8 Conference USA.

• Brooke Barnett (IU Southeast softball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 0-for-3, two runs scored; notes: one run scored against Alice Lloyd in the Grenadiers’ 8-0 win in five innings in the first round of the KIAC Tournament on May 2 in Berea, Kentucky; team records: 41-10 overall, 25-3 KIAC.

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s track, Sr.) — notes: 14th in the 3,000 steeplechase at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 10:04.48; 18th in the javelin, 37.29 meters; 25th in the 800, 2:04.42.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s track, So.) — notes: 16th in the 5,000 at the GLVC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend in Romeoville, Illinois, 19:07.95.

• Jack Eckert (Iowa men’s track, Sr.) — notes: ninth in the javelin at the Musco Twilight meet last Saturday in Iowa City, Iowa, 173-7; 10th in the discus, 111-2.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Chip Hockenbury (Hanover baseball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 1-0 record, 3 1/3 innings pitched, one run allowed (unearned), three hits, five strikeouts, one walk; top performance: winning pitcher in a relief role in the Panthers’ 7-6 home victory over Mt. St. Joseph last Saturday in Game 1 of a doubleheader, 1 2/3 innings pitched, no runs allowed, one hit, four strikeouts, one walk; season-ending stats: 4-2 record, 2.36 ERA, 26 strikeouts, 15 appearances, two starts; team records: 16-19 overall, 12-13 HCAC.

• Chris O’Connor (Marian men’s track, Jr.) — notes: sixth in the high jump at the Dave Rankin Invitational May 2-3 in West Lafayette, 1.95 meters.



MISCELLANEOUS

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s track, Borden native, Sr.) — notes: 17th in the 1,500 at the Butler University Stan Lyons Invitational last Saturday, 4:49.87.

• Brooke Conder (Spalding softball, Jeffersonville native, Louisville Presentation Academy graduate, Sr.) — season-ending stats: .375 batting average, 12 runs scored, 11 RBIs; team records: 24-16 overall, 13-5 SLIAC.

Weekly stats are from Friday, May 2 to this past Thursday. If you have any information about an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at 812-206-2117 or kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.