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December 9, 2013


New Albany product named Athlete of the Week



• VJ Billups (Hanover men’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 11 points per game, 7-21 field goals, 0-3 3-pointers, 8-8 free throws, nine rebounds; top performance: 11 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the field and 3-of-3 from the line, and four rebounds in the Panthers’ 64-53 victory at Anderson on Saturday; team records: 4-2 overall, 1-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Tyrell Dowdell (Indiana State men’s track, Fr.) — top performance: first in the 1,600-meter relay at the Eastern Illinois University Early Bird meet last Friday, 3:20.01; notes: seventh in the 400, 50.93.

• Ryan DeWitt (Waldorf wrestling, Jr.) — notes: 12-5 loss by decision in the Warriors’ 38-6 loss to Wisconsin-La Crosse at the Candlewood Suites Wisconsin-La Crosse Wrestling Duals on Saturday.

• Daquan Foster (Southern Indiana men’s track, Fr.) — notes: 19th in the 200 (26.78) and 20th in the 60 hurdles preliminaries (9.78) at the Gerry England Alumni Open on Saturday in Indianapolis.

• Evan Maschmeyer (St. Joseph’s (Pa.) men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: four points in the Hawks’ 98-68 home loss to Villanova on Saturday; team record: 4-4.

• Jalynn McClain (Western Kentucky women’s basketball, So.) — notes: three rebounds and two steals in the Hilltoppers’ 85-77 loss at Ball State on Saturday; team record: 5-3.

• Lakin Roland (Dartmouth women’s basketball, So.) — weekly stats: 6.5 points per game, 4-14 field goals, 5-6 free throws, 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals; notes: nine points, team-high four assists and four rebounds in the Big Green’s 81-59 home loss to Albany last Wednesday; team record: 1-6.


• William Barber (Spalding men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 11.5 points per game, 8-16 field goals, 4-5 3-pointers, 3-5 free throws, four rebounds, two assists, two steals, two blocks; top performance: game-high 14 points, shooting 5-of-10 from the field, 3-of-3 from 3-point range and 1-of-2 from the line, four rebounds and game-high two blocks in the Golden Eagles’ 71-39 victory over Iowa Wesleyan on Saturday in St. Louis; team records: 3-5 overall, 2-0 SLIAC.

• Kamaren Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — notes: game-high four steals, three assists and two points in the Jaguars’ 75-65 home loss against Lincoln Trail on Dec. 2; team record: 7-3.

• Kayton Cole (Danville Area Community College women’s basketball, So.) — top performance: 11 points, shooting 2-of-4 from the field, 2-of-4 from 3-point range and 5-of-7 from the free-throw line, three rebounds, three assists and three steals in the Jaguars’ 75-65 home loss versus Lincoln Trail on Dec. 2; team record: 7-3.

• Tanner Marcum (Southern Indiana women’s basketball, Fr.) — notes: four points in the Screaming Eagles’ 87-57 home win over Bluefield State on Saturday; team record: 5-1.

• Jordy Martin (Rose-Hulman men’s basketball, Sr.) — weekly stats: six points per game, 4-11 field goals, 1-6 3-pointers, 3-6 free throws, eight rebounds, seven assists, two steals; notes: eight points, five rebounds and game-high three assists in the Engineers’ 66-50 victory at Anderson last Wednesday; team records: 3-3 overall, 1-1 HCAC.

• Lauren McCool (Franklin women’s swimming, Fr.) — top performance: second in the 800 freestyle relay at the Transylvania Invitational last weekend, 8:17.8; notes: fifth in both the 500 free (5:26.8) and 400 individual medley (4:54.57) and 10th in the 200 free (2:05.12).

• Tionna Peters (IU Southeast women’s basketball, So.) — notes: two points in the Grenadiers’ 87-81 victory at Asbury last Tuesday; team records: 5-3 overall, 2-0 KIAC.

• TeNale Roland (Utah State men’s basketball, Sr.) — notes: three assists in the Aggies’ 78-68 home loss to Pacific on Saturday; team record: 5-2.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s track, So.) — notes: eighth in the 3,000 at the Gerry England Alumni Open on Saturday in Indianapolis, 8:59.7.

• Chris Whitehead (Fordham men’s basketball, Jr.) — notes: two points in the Rams’ 79-48 home win over Furman last Wednesday; team record: 4-3.

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