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October 28, 2013

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Oct. 29, 2013

Guy named GLVC Runner of the Year

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Johnnie Guy (Southern Indiana men’s cross country, North Harrison graduate, So.) — top performance: first at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 23:46; notes: The Screaming Eagles claimed the conference championship with 24 points; notes: Guy earned the GLVC Runner of the Year award after the meet and made the All-GLVC team.



BORDEN

• Chris Beam (IU South Bend men’s basketball, Sr.) — top performance: 22 points in the Titans’ 97-87 exhibition loss at St. Joseph’s on Saturday.

• Brian Eurton (St. Joseph’s men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 68th at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 26:58.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Rachel Boesing (Asbury volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: three blocks, three kills, three digs, two assists; notes: three kills and three digs in the Eagles’ 3-0 home win over Kentucky State last Friday; team records: 29-7 overall, 8-1 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



EASTERN

• Erika Wilson (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Jr.) — top performance: second at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 21:37; notes: Wilson made the All-GLVC team; the Screaming Eagles captured the conference title with 56 points; Wilson was named the GLVC Runner of the Week, marking the second time in her career she has won the honor.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Whitney Batliner (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Fr.) — weekly stats: 3-0 singles record, 2-1 doubles record; top performance: No. 3 singles win (6-0, 6-0) and No. 1 doubles victory (8-1) in the Grenadiers’ 5-0 win over Carlow in the KIAC Tournament quarterfinals last Friday in New Albany; notes: Batliner made the All-KIAC team; the Grenadiers won their 15th consecutive KIAC Tournament title on Saturday with a 5-4 home win over Brescia; IU Southeast clinched a spot in the NAIA national tournament next May in Mobile, Ala.; team records: 12-2 overall, 8-0 KIAC.

• Olivia Boesing (Louisville women’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: 2-1 singles record and 1-2 doubles mark at the Green and White Invitational last weekend in East Lansing, Mich.

• Kyle Bramble (Dartmouth football, So.) — notes: two receptions for 48 yards and one touchdown (44 yards) and three rushes for 8 yards in the Big Green’s 56-0 home victory over Columbia on Saturday; team records: 3-3 overall, 2-1 Ivy League.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Burgan made an assist on fellow Floyd Central graduate Ali Host’s goal in the Cobras’ 5-1 home victory on Sunday in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 24 Tournament; team record: 14-4.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — top performance: 17 digs and 14 kills in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 home victory over UNC-Charlotte on Saturday; notes: Der reached the 1,100 career kill mark versus the 49ers; team records: 13-11 overall, 7-2 Conference USA.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, So.) — notes: five kills and five digs in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 home victory at Louisiana-Monroe last Friday; team records: 20-5 overall, 10-1 Sun Belt Conference.

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, So.) — notes: one shot and one shot on goal in the Eagles’ 1-0 home win over Point Park on Saturday; with the win, Asbury clinched the KIAC regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the KIAC Tournament; team records: 8-8 overall, 5-0 KIAC.

• Ali Host (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Host kicked in a goal on an assist from teammate and fellow Floyd Central graduate Rebekah Burgan in the Cobras’ 5-1 home win over Illinois Central on Sunday in the opening round of the NJCAA Region 24 Tournament; team record: 14-4.

• Dylan Jenney (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: one reception for 33 yards, which was a touchdown catch, in the Grizzlies’ 64-14 victory at Rose-Hulman on Saturday; team records: 5-2 overall, 5-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Laird started at defender in the Norse’s two home victories last week against East Tennessee State and Jacksonville last week and their double-overtime scoreless tie at home against IUPUI on Oct. 21; team records: 7-3-6 overall, 4-1-1 Atlantic Sun Conference.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, So.) — notes: one dig in the Hoosiers’ 3-2 win at Michigan State on Saturday; team records: 9-12 overall, 1-9 Big Ten.

• Alyssa Moore (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 91st at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 24:40.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, So.) — weekly stats: four shots, two shots on goal; notes: two shots and two shots on goal in the Mocs’ 3-0 loss at Elon last Friday; team records: 5-12 overall, 0-9 Southern Conference.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Shireman started at defender in the Tigers’ 2-0 loss at St. Catharine (Ky.) last Tuesday and their 5-0 home victory against Bryan (Tenn.) on Saturday; team records: 10-4-1 overall, 5-3 Mid-South Conference.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 68 assists, 15 digs, six kills, three aces; top performance: match-high 37 assists, five digs and three kills in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory at Louisiana-Monroe last Friday; notes: Stutsman earned Sun Belt Setter of the Week honors on Oct. 21; it was the sixth time this season that the Floyd Central product has won the award; team records: 20-5 overall, 10-1 Sun Belt.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 51 assists, 20 digs, five aces; top performance: team-high 24 assists, seven digs and match-high four aces in the Golden Eagles’ 3-2 win over Greenville (Ill.) on Saturday at the Southern Indiana Sports Center in New Albany; team records: 15-11 overall, 9-6 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Zach Blankenbeker (Army men’s swimming, So.) — notes: fourth in the 200-yard butterfly in the Black Knights’ 192-107 loss at Connecticut on Saturday, 1:56.39.

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, Jeffersonville graduate, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 3-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 4 singles victory (6-3, 6-4) and No. 3 doubles win (8-1) in the Grenadiers’ 5-4 home victory over Brescia in the KIAC Tournament championship on Saturday; notes: Clark earned a spot on the All-KIAC team; she also won this week’s KIAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week award; team records: 12-2 overall, 8-0 KIAC.

• Taylor Davis (Hanover women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Davis came off the bench in the Panthers’ 4-1 at Mt. St. Joseph last Tuesday and their 1-0 overtime victory at Rose-Hulman on Saturday; the win at Rose-Hulman clinched a berth in the HCAC Tournament; team records: 13-1-2 overall, 6-0-1 HCAC.

• Patrick Elliott (Ball State men’s tennis, Jr.) — notes: 1-1 singles record and 1-1 doubles record at the University of Texas Invitational last weekend.

• Tyler Fridley (Olivet Nazarene football, Fr.) — notes: Fridley saw action in the Tigers’ 20-13 home win over Lindenwood-Belleville on Saturday; team record: 2-6 overall, 0-3 Mid-States Football Association.

• Hanna Martin (Youngstown State women’s swimming, So.) — notes: fourth in the 1,650 freestyle (18:53.98), fifth in the 200 free relay (1:45.91) and sixth in both the 100 breaststroke (1:16.58) and 200 breast (2:46.64) in the Penguins’ 182-118 home loss last Friday against Wisconsin-Green Bay.



NEW ALBANY

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, So.) — notes: Blackwell came off the bench in the Pioneers’ 3-1 loss at Earlham last Tuesday; team records: 10-4-2 overall, 4-2-1 HCAC.

• Hannah Harris (Murray State rifle, So.) — notes: 30th in both small bore rifle (540 points) and air rifle (553) in a home tri-match against Jacksonville State and TCU on Saturday.

• Sam Harris (Murray State rifle, Fr.) — notes: 12th in air rifle (582 points) and 16th in small bore rifle (567) in a home tri-match against Jacksonville State and TCU on Saturday.

• Nicole Jones (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — notes: seven kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home victory over Brescia last Tuesday; team records: 16-10 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Alissa Knable (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 63rd at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 23:59.

• Bailey Knable (Southern Indiana women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 71st at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 24:09.

• Hannah Manger (Purdue women’s swimming, Fr.) — notes: fourth in the 100 backstroke at the Indiana Intercollegiates on Saturday in West Lafayette, 59.33; the Boilermakers won the meet with 715.5 points.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: three points in the Aggies’ 108-88 home exhibition win over Central Methodist last Friday.

• A.J. Schmidt (McKendree men’s basketball, So.) — notes: two points in the Bearcats’ 101-66 exhibition loss at Illinois last Thursday.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 23 digs, two aces; notes: match-high nine digs and two aces in the Beavers’ 3-0 home victory over Earlham on Saturday; team records: 12-16 overall, 4-3 HCAC.



NORTH HARRISON

• Tyler Byrne (Louisville men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: Byrne was named the American Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second time this season last Tuesday.

• Josh Guy (Southern Indiana men’s cross country, So.) — top performance: sixth at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 24:43; notes: Guy joined his twin brother Johnnie on the All-GLVC team.



PROVIDENCE

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, Jr.) — notes: four receptions for 68 yards and one touchdown (36 yards), 12 rushes for 13 yards and one kickoff return for 11 yards in the Panthers’ 25-21 victory at Defiance on Saturday; Corrao had a game-winning 36-yard touchdown reception with 30 seconds left in regulation; team records: 3-4 overall, 3-2 HCAC.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 15 digs; notes: nine digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-0 home win over Brescia last Tuesday; team records: 16-10 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Megan Eve (Holy Cross women’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: game-high two steals in the Saints’ 68-60 home loss to Grace on Saturday; team record: 0-1.

• Kylie Flanagan (Marian volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 12 digs, three assists; notes: six digs and two assists in the Knights’ 3-0 home win over Spring Arbor last Wednesday; team records: 16-10 overall, 12-6 Crossroads League.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, So.) — weekly stats: four shots, three shots on goal; notes: three shots and two shots on goal in the Bears’ 3-1 home victory over Newberry on Saturday; team records: 11-3-1 overall, 7-1-1 South Atlantic Conference.

• Leah Mattingly (Ball State women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Cardinals’ 2-0 victory at Bowling Green last Friday; team records: 10-5-3 overall, 5-3-2 Mid-American Conference.



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s track, Sr.) — notes: 118th at the GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 28:18.

• Emily Clayton (Maryville women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: one rebound in the Saints’ 67-60 exhibition loss at Southern Illinois last Friday.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s cross country, So.) — notes: 29th at GLVC Championship on Saturday in St. Louis, 23:09.

• Haley Garr (Wright State volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 13 kills, seven blocks; notes: seven kills and four blocks in the Raiders’ 3-2 home loss to Wisconsin-Green Bay on Saturday; team records: 6-21 overall, 0-9 Horizon League.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 10 kills, three aces; notes: six kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 loss at Berea last Thursday; team records: 16-10 overall, 8-3 KIAC.

• Jacob Perkins (Southern Illinois-Edwardsville men’s tennis, So.) — notes: 1-1 singles record at the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regional Oct. 17-19 in Tulsa, Okla.

• Layne Taylor (Hanover football, Fr.) — notes: one reception for 21 yards, four kickoff returns for 76 yards and four punt returns for 16 yards in the Panthers’ 25-21 win at Defiance on Saturday; team records: 3-4 overall, 3-2 HCAC.



SOUTH CENTRAL

• Shelby Miller (Maryville women’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: nine points and six rebounds in the Saints’ 67-60 exhibition loss at Southern Illinois last Friday.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Logan Fry (St. Mary-of-the-Woods women’s cross country, Charlestown native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — top performance: third at the St. Louis Fall Classic on Saturday, 19:26.

• Stephen Tuma (Southern Indiana men’s soccer, Pekin native, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Screaming Eagles’ 3-0 home win over Truman State last Friday; team records: 6-7-3 overall, 5-7-2 GLVC.

Weekly stats are from Monday, Oct. 21 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.