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October 12, 2012

COLLEGE NOTEBOOK: Oct. 12, 2012

By KEVIN HARRIS
kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

• Zach Blankenbeker (Army men’s swimming, Jeffersonville graduate, Fr.) — top performance: first in the 200-yard butterfly last Friday during a home triangular meet with Boston College and Rowan, 1:53.42; notes: the 200 butterfly was the first race of Blankenbeker’s collegiate career.



CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

• Drew Mattingly (Huntington men’s soccer, Jr.) — weekly stats: eight saves; notes: four saves in the Foresters’ 3-1 home win over Marian last Saturday; team records: 7-6-2 overall, 2-4 Crossroads League.



FLOYD CENTRAL

• Brad Baumann (Hanover men’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 19th at the Wabash Fall Golf Classic last weekend with a two-round score of 159, 19-over-par (79 in the first round, 80 in the final); the Panthers won the tournament with a team score of 605.

• Rebekah Burgan (Parkland women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Burgan played in the Cobras’ 2-0 loss at Southwestern Illinois last Saturday and their 10-0 home win over Joliet Junior College on Wednesday; team record: 11-1-1.

• Laura Der (Marshall volleyball, Jr.) — top performance: match-high 20 kills, 14 digs and three aces in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 home win over East Carolina last Friday; team records: 15-5 overall, 5-1 Conference USA.

• Rachel Engle (Western Kentucky volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: seven digs, two aces, one kill, one assist; notes: five digs in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory last Sunday at Louisiana-Monroe; team records: 20-3 overall, 6-0 Sun Belt Conference.

• David Frank (Indianapolis men’s golf, Jr.) — notes: 52nd at the Guy Harvey Invitational Monday and Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Fla., with a three-round score of 231, 15-over-par (79 in the first round, 76 in the second, 76 in the final).

• Lauren Haley (Ohio women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one shot in the Bobcats’ 1-0 home loss last Sunday against Buffalo; team records: 7-6-1 overall, 2-3-1 Mid-American Conference.

• Matthew Hamilton (Evansville men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 24th at the Tennessee Tech Invitational last Friday, 29:16.83.

• Janice Heffernan (St. Mary’s women’s golf, So.) — top performance: eighth at the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jamboree No. 4 last Saturday in Adrian, Mich., with a one-round score of 87, 15-over-par.

• Jay Holderman (IUPUI men’s golf, Fr.) — notes: 18th at the Butler Fall Invitational Monday and Tuesday with a two-round score of 151, 11-over-par (75 in the first round, 76 in the final).

• Cassie Holland (Asbury women’s soccer, Fr.) — top performance: first goal in collegiate career on her only shot on goal of the game in the Eagles’ 3-1 loss last Saturday at Union (Tenn.); team records: 1-8 overall, 1-1 Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Danny Laird (Northern Kentucky men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: three shots and one assist in the Norse’s 1-1 overtime tie with visiting Florida Gulf Coast last Thursday; team records: 3-7-1 overall, 0-0-1 Atlantic Sun Conference.

• Kyndall Merritt (Indiana volleyball, Fr.) — notes: two digs in the Hoosiers’ 3-1 home loss to Iowa last Friday; team records: 8-10 overall, 0-6 Big Ten.

• Sam Mires (Evansville men’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 19th at the Tennessee Tech Invitational last Friday, 28:44.09.

• Jimmy Nungester (IU Southeast men’s tennis, Jr.) — notes: No. 3 singles loss (6-2, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles setback (8-2) in the Grenadiers’ 9-0 loss to host St. Joseph’s at the St. Joseph’s Invitational last Sunday; team record: 3-2.

• Loryn Queen (Tennessee-Chattanooga women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Queen played in the Mocs’ 2-1 overtime home loss to Appalachian State last Friday and their 1-0 home setback to Western Carolina last Sunday; team records: 2-9-1 overall, 0-6 Southern Conference.

• Cole Richards (Franklin football, Sr.) — notes: five extra-point kicks and a 27-yard field goal in the Grizzlies’ 38-0 win last Saturday at Mount St. Joseph; team records: 3-2 overall, 3-0 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.

• Katy Schad (Marshall volleyball, Sr.) — top performance: 15 digs, eight kills and three assists in the Thundering Herd’s 3-1 home victory over East Carolina last Friday; team records: 15-5 overall, 5-1 Conference USA.

• Alysen Shireman (Campbellsville women’s soccer, So.) — notes: Shireman saw action in the Tigers’ 2-1 home loss to Trevecca Nazarene last Friday and their 5-0 home setback to Lindsey Wilson on Wednesday; team records: 5-6-1 overall, 3-2 Mid-South Conference.

• Melanie Stutsman (Western Kentucky volleyball, Jr.) — weekly stats: 65 assists, 12 digs, eight kills, four blocks; top performance: match-high 37 assists, four digs, three kills and three blocks in the Hilltoppers’ 3-0 victory last Friday at North Texas; team records: 20-3 overall, 6-0 Sun Belt Conference.

• Kelsey Traughber (Spalding women’s soccer, Sr.) — notes: two shots and one shot on goal in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 victory last Saturday at MacMurray; team records: 8-4 overall, 2-2 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

• Morgan Wilson (Spalding volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 154 assists, 35 digs, six aces, three kills, two blocks; top performance: match-high 32 assists and two aces in the Golden Eagles’ 3-0 home victory on Wednesday against Franklin; team records: 9-13 overall, 7-4 SLIAC.



HENRYVILLE

• Katie Guernsey (St. Joseph’s women’s tennis, Jr.) — weekly stats: 2-0 singles record, 2-0 doubles record; top performance: No. 4 singles win (6-0, 6-0) and No. 2 doubles victory (8-2) in the Pumas’ 9-0 home victory over Judson last Saturday at the St. Joseph’s Invitational; team record: 3-0.



JEFFERSONVILLE

• Shane Burke (IU Southeast men’s tennis, So.) — notes: No. 1 singles loss (6-1, 6-1) and No. 1 doubles setback (8-2) in the Grenadiers’ 9-0 loss to host St. Joseph’s in the St. Joseph’s Invitational last Sunday; team record: 3-2.

• Katherine Clark (IU Southeast women’s tennis, So.) — top performance: No. 3 singles win (6-0, 6-0) and No. 1 doubles victory (8-4) in the Grenadiers’ 8-1 home win over Asbury last Friday; notes: No. 3 singles win (6-2, 6-3) in IU Southeast’s 7-2 loss to host St. Joseph’s last Sunday at the St. Joseph’s Invitational; team records: 5-5 overall, 4-0 KIAC.



NEW ALBANY

• Maddy Bellew (Ottawa women’s tennis, Fr.) — notes: No. 1 singles loss (6-2, 6-4) and No. 2 doubles loss (8-2) in the Braves’ 9-0 loss last Friday at William Jewell; team record: 2-1.

• Nick Blackwell (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Blackwell played in the Pioneers’ 4-1 home win over Manchester last Saturday; team records: 10-1-1 overall, 4-0 HCAC.

• Lauren Bratcher (Vincennes volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: 109 assists, 25 digs, nine kills, three blocks, two aces; top performance: match-high 43 assists, 15 digs, two kills and two blocks in the Trailblazers’ 3-1 home win over Owens Community College last Saturday at the Showdown at the Wabash; notes: Bratcher made the all-tournament team; team record: 19-6.

• Stephanie Cave (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 13th at the Lucian Rosa Invitational last Saturday in Somers, Wis., 18:32.8, personal record.

• Kim Condra (Indianapolis women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 78th at the Lucian Rosa Invitational last Saturday in Somers, Wis., 19:53.2.

• Jason Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 233rd at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 28:35.

• Mathew Holcomb (Hanover men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 256th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 28:57.9.

• Shelby Hoskins (Tennessee-Martin volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 12 kills, nine digs, seven blocks, one ace; top performance: nine kills, five blocks and two digs in the Skyhawks’ 3-1 home win over Murray State last Friday; team records: 7-13 overall, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference.

• Emily Knight (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 37 digs, three aces, one assist; top performance: 17 digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 victory last Thursday at Oakland City; team records: 10-9 overall, 4-1 KIAC.

• Carissa Martin (Bellarmine women’s cross country, Sr.) — notes: 57th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 23:43.1.

• Melvin Posey (Georgetown (Ky.) football, Sr.) — notes: three carries for 9 rushing yards, one reception for 21 yards and one touchdown (2-yard run) in the Tigers’ 42-13 victory last Saturday at Campbellsville; team records: 6-0 overall, 1-0 Mid-South Conference.

• Kaitlin Robinett (Evansville women’s soccer, Jr.) — notes: Robinett saw action last Sunday in a 1-0 overtime loss at Drake; team records: 2-7-3 overall, 1-1-1 Missouri Valley Conference.

• Jared Santana (Wabash men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 316th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 30:11.4.

• Adam Togami (Wabash men’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 110th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 27:15.9.

• Brandi Waller (Middle Tennessee State volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 36 kills, nine blocks, five digs; top performance: career-high 20 kills, four digs and three blocks in the Blue Raiders’ 3-2 loss on Wednesday at Austin Peay; team records: 5-17 overall, 2-4 Sun Belt Conference.



NEW WASHINGTON

• Lindsay Krohn (Bluffton volleyball, Jr.) — notes: six digs, two kills and match-high two aces in the Beavers’ 3-0 home victory over Ohio Wesleyan on Tuesday; team records: 12-10 overall, 2-1 HCAC.



PROVIDENCE

• Brett Bass (Transylvania men’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: Bass saw action in the Pioneers’ 4-1 home victory over Manchester last Saturday; team records: 10-1-1 overall, 4-0 HCAC.

• Ethan Cook (Franklin football, Jr.) — notes: two carries for 14 rushing yards in the Grizzlies’ 38-0 win at Mount St. Joseph last Saturday; team records: 3-2 overall, 3-0 HCAC.

• Spencer Corrao (Hanover football, So.) — top performance: 10 carries for 106 rushing yards, two receptions for 34 yards and two touchdowns (2-yard run and 28-yard reception) in the Panthers’ 54-14 victory last Saturday at Anderson; team records: 3-2 overall, 3-0 HCAC.

• Kelsey Davidson (IU Southeast volleyball, Fr.) — weekly stats: 12 digs, five assists; notes: seven digs and four assists in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 victory last Thursday at Oakland City; team records: 10-9 overall, 4-1 KIAC.

• Will Dixon (Marian men’s tennis, Sr.) — notes: No. 1 doubles loss [9-8(8-6)] in the Knights’ 5-4 setback to Grace in the Crossroads League semifinals last Thursday in Winona Lake; team records: 11-4 overall, 6-2 Crossroads League.

• Patric Geary (Hanover men’s golf, So.) — notes: 34th at the Wabash Fall Golf Classic last Saturday and Sunday with a two-round score of 163, 23-over-par (83 in the first round, 80 in the final).

• Lucy Knott (Bellarmine volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 21 kills, seven blocks, three digs, one ace; top performance: match-high 10 kills and match-high four blocks in the Knights’ 3-0 home victory last Sunday over Maryville; team records: 9-4 overall, 6-3 Great Lakes Valley Conference.

• Casey Marlin (Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer, Fr.) — notes: one assist, one shot and one shot on goal in the Bears’ 4-0 victory on Wednesday at Mars Hill; team records: 10-1 overall, 6-0 South Atlantic Conference.

• Casey McCauley (Thomas More women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 268th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 27:46.1.

• Trey Pfund (Marian men’s golf, Sr.) — top performance: seventh at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate last Sunday and Monday in Rome, Ga., with a two-round score of 145, 1-over-par (73 in the first round, 72 in the final).

• Ashley Ricks (UAB volleyball, So.) — notes: five kills and three blocks in the Blazers’ 3-0 home victory over Alabama A&M on Tuesday; team records: 10-11 overall, 3-3 Conference USA.

• Bryce Very (IUPUI men’s golf, Fr.) — top performance: 11th at the Butler Fall Invitational Monday and Tuesday with a two-round score of 147, 7-over-par (72 in the first round, 75 in the final).



SILVER CREEK

• Aaron Beck (Indianapolis men’s cross country, Jr.) — notes: 106th at Lucian Rosa Invitational last Saturday in Somers, Wis., 27:35.8.

• Rachel Clemons (Bellarmine women’s cross country, Fr.) — notes: 138th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 24:51.9.

• Kristyn Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, So.) — weekly stats: three kills, one dig, one block; notes: two kills in the Grenadiers’ 3-1 loss last Saturday at Kentucky Wesleyan; team records: 10-9 overall, 4-1 KIAC.

• Lindsey Maymon (IU Southeast volleyball, Sr.) — weekly stats: 13 kills, four digs, two blocks; top performance: nine kills and two digs in the Grenadiers’ 3-2 victory last Thursday at Oakland City; team records: 10-9 overall, 4-1 KIAC.



MISCELLANEOUS

• Alexis Bauer (Samford volleyball, Floyds Knobs native, Louisville Sacred Heart graduate, Sr.) — weekly stats: 37 digs, six assists, one ace; top performance: match-high 21 digs and five assists in the Bulldogs’ 3-1 victory on Saturday at Elon; team records: 14-6 overall, 6-0 Southern Conference.

• James Borengasser (Spalding men’s cross country, Borden native, Jr.) — notes: 329th at the Gibson Family NCAA Division III Pre-National Meet last Saturday in Terre Haute, 30:34.9.

• Nate Combs (Army football, New Albany native, Louisville St. Xavier graduate, Sr.) — top performance: four tackles, game-high two sacks for 17 yards and one fumble recovery in the Black Knights’ 34-31 home victory over Boston College last Saturday; notes: Combs recovered a fumble with 44 seconds left in regulation to secure Army’s first win of the season; team record: 1-4.

Weekly stats are from last Thursday to Wednesday. If you have any information on an area college athlete, contact Kevin Harris at kevin.harris@newsandtribune.com.