Former Greenwood Community High School baseball player Alex Krupa had nine singles, one double, one triple, seven RBIs, eight runs scored and one stolen base in 15 at-bats for the Iowa Western baseball team (11-3) in a four game sweep of Southwestern Community College.
The 2013 Daily Journal Player of the Year is batting .566 (30 for 53), with three doubles, one triple, 10 RBIs and 10 stolen bases in 12 attempts. He has signed a letter of intent to play at Indiana University next year.
Conner Morris is batting .367 (11 for 30) in nine games, all starts, for the Anderson baseball team (7-3), with one double, one home run, seven RBIs and four runs scored.
Alex Lovelace had five hits in eight at-bats for the Taylor softball team (6-6) in two losses to Purdue-Calumet. The sophomore is batting .548 (23 for 42).
Rachel Overton has played in 21 games, starting 20, for the Lindenwood softball team (3-19) and is batting .297 (19 for 64) with seven doubles, six RBIs and three runs scored.
Kelly Pevely had two doubles, one single and two RBIs in nine at-bats for the IPFW softball team (0-18) in three losses last week. She is batting .152 (5 for 33).
The Georgia softball team (24-5, 3-3) defeated Savannah State twice and won one of three against SEC foe Alabama. Brittany Gray (10-1 with a 0.87 ERA) gave up one hit, one walk and one earned run in three innings with six strikeouts against Savannah to earn her eighth win. She won her ninth with an 8-0 five-inning complete game shutout of Savannah in which she gave up four hits and struck out four. Her 10th win came in a 7-6 complete game defeat of Alabama, during which she gave up seven hits and one earned run and struck out four. The freshman’s first collegiate loss came in a 4-2 loss to Alabama in which she gave up three hits, two walks and no earned runs in 4-2/3 innings.
Katie Struewing is batting .400 (12 for 30) with three doubles, one triple, eight RBIs and four runs scored for the Franklin softball team (7-5) in the 10 games for which statistics are available. Anne Schwomeyer is hitting .857 (6 for 7) with one double, one run scored and five RBIs in six games.
Chelsea Norwood had seven hits in 18 at-bats for the Butler softball team (10-10) in four wins and three losses. She is hitting .283 (17 for 60) with four doubles, two home runs, 15 RBIs and four runs scored.
The Franklin men’s tennis team lost 9-0 to Indiana Tech and 8-1 to Rose-Hulman. Ryan Hammer lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1 singles to Tech and 6-3, 7-6 to Rose-Hulman. Alex Hammer lost 6-7, 6-3, 1-0 at No. 3 singles to Tech and 6-1, 6-4 to Rose-Hulman. Ryan and Alex lost 8-3 at No. 1 doubles to Tech and 8-4 at No. 2 to Rose-Hulman.
Brooke Harmening is batting .305 (18 for 59) for the Southern Indiana softball team (15-3) and has a 10-1 pitching record with a 1.17 ERA.
Jojo Settles is batting .143 (1 for 7) for the Franklin softball team (7-5).
Tyler Ison is hitting .212 (7 for 33) for the Franklin baseball team (5-4).
Jared Adkins is batting .241 (8 for 29) in 12 games, 11 of them starts, for the Taylor baseball team (10-5).
The Liberty baseball team (13-6) defeated both Penn State and Western Carolina twice and Virginia Tech once. Ashton Perritt (1-2, 9.64 ERA) earned his first pitching win of the season in a 4-2 defeat of Western Carolina in which he gave up four hits, two walks and two earned runs in 5-2/3 innings and struck out three. He had one hit in six at-bats in two games and is hitting .208 (8 for 29).
Kim Ebeyer was first for Eastern Michigan on the beam and seventh of 12 overall in the team’s gymnastics loss to Northern Illinois.
The Ball State gymnasts lost to Kentucky and Pittsburgh in a three-team meet. The Cardinals’ Sarah Ebeyer was sixth of 18 in the vault, 12th of 18 on the beam and 15th of 18 in the floor exercises.
Shelby Shaffer is batting .588 (10 for 17) with one double, two triples, four RBIs, seven runs scored and three stolen bases in four attempts for the Anderson softball team (5-1)
Kimmy Sullivan is batting .176 (3 for 17) for the Notre Dame softball team (15-11, 1-5).
Anna Gunderson had one hit in six at-bats for the Taylor softball team (6-6) in two losses to Purdue-Calumet and is hitting .243 (9 for 37).
Sarah Thompson is batting .111 (1 for 9) in 11 games, three as a starter, for the Indiana softball team (9-19).
The Indianapolis softball team (15-3, 4-0) won seven of eight games, including doubleheader sweeps of conference rivals Drury and Missouri Science and Technology. Natalie Lalich had nine hits, six RBIs and three runs scored in 23 at-bats and is hitting .379 (22 for 59), best on the team, with three doubles, two home runs and 18 RBIs.
Competing at the NAIA Division II National Men’s Basketball Tournament, defending champion Indiana Wesleyan (33-3) defeated Brescia 77-56 and Warner Pacific (Oregon) 79-71 before being eliminated 79-75 by Davenport. Jonny Marlin had 10 points (2 for 3, 2 for 3, 4 for 4), two assists and two steals in 26 minutes against Brescia; a team-high 17 points (5 for 9, 3 for 6, 4 for 4), four rebounds, three assists and two steals in 29 minutes against Warner Pacific; and nine points (3 for 6, 3 for 5, 0 for 0) and one rebound in 24 minutes against Davenport.
Northern Kentucky’s women’s basketball team (19-13) defeated Stetson 53-52 in the semifinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament and lost 60-43 to Florida Gulf Coast in the finals. Melody Doss had 14 points (5 for 13, 4 for 11, 0 for 0), seven rebounds, one assist and two blocked shots in the win and four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one blocked shot while going scoreless (0 for 6) in 21 minutes in the loss.
Brandon Gridley won 10 of 31 face-offs for the Purdue lacrosse team in one-point losses to Michigan State and Tennessee.
The Hanover men’s lacrosse team (2-4) defeated Wilmington 16-8 and lost 21-14 to Baldwin Wallace. Brock Warner had five goals, one assist and three ground balls in the win and one assist and one ground ball in the loss.
The Franklin women’s lacrosse team (0-4) lost 15-5 to Lourdes and 20-7 to St. Vincent. Presleigh Hobbs caused two opponent turnovers and had one ground ball against Lourdes and scored one goal against St. Vincent. Carly Campbell had two goals against Lourdes, and one goal and two assists against St. Vincent.
The Ball State tennis team defeated IUPUI 5-2 and lost 4-0 to Indiana. Luke Andersen won 7-6, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and lost 6-1 at No. 3 doubles against IUPUI and lost 6-4 at No. 1 doubles to Indiana.
The Marian women’s tennis team won four matches and lost one. Emily Bueno won two matches and lost one at No. 6 singles. Grace Neathery won four times and lost once at No. 2 singles and won three and lost two at No. 2 doubles.
Jay Prior pitched three innings for the Lincoln Trail baseball team (10-8) in a 8-4 defeat of Rend Lake and gave up one hit and no runs with three strikeouts. He has pitched eight innings in three games and is 0-1 with a 7.88 ERA.
Bryce Laigle is batting .250 (1 for 4) for the Marian baseball team (1-2).
Brad Walker is hitting .167 (1 for 6) with one RBI and five runs scored in eight games, two as a starter, for the IU-Southeast baseball team (10-4).
Patrick Norris had eight hits in 24 at-bats (.286), eight RBIs, two runs scored and one stolen base in the eight games for which statistics are available for the Danville Community College baseball team (5-5). Pitcher Cody Stewart is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 7-2/3 innings in three games.
Pitcher Zach Anderson is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA in 12 innings in four games, two as the starter, for the Grand Valley baseball team (8-5).
Taylor Murray is batting .242 (8 for 33) for the Taylor softball team (6-6).
The Marian men’s tennis team defeated Aquinas 5-4, Penn State-Berks 9-0, St. Ambrose 8-1, and Bentley 7-2. Taylor Kinney lost 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 at No. 6 singles to Marian and won in straight sets in the other three matches. He won 8-5 at No. 1 doubles against Penn State-Berks and won one of three at No. 2 doubles in the other two matches.
The Rose-Hulman baseball team (5-5) lost three of four against Illinois Wesleyan. Donnie Waters had five hits, two runs scored and two RBIs in the four games and is batting .317 (13 for 41).
Pitcher Jeremy McKinney started for the Indiana State baseball team (8-7) in a 14-4 win against Rutgers and gave up six hits, one walk and four earned runs with one strikeout, in three innings. He has a 1-2 record with a 6.62 ERA in 17-2/3 innings.
The St. Joseph’s women’s tennis team lost 9-0 to Tiffin and 6-3 to East Stroudsburg. Mary Huffine lost 6-1, 6-0 at No. 4 singles and 8-6 at No. 3 doubles to Tiffin and 6-0, 4-6, 10-8 in singles and 8-2 in doubles against East Stroudsburg.
The Franklin men’s tennis team lost 9-0 to Indiana Tech and 8-1 to Rose-Hulman. Luke Snyder lost 6-0, 7-5 at No. 4 singles and 8-1 at No. 2 doubles to Tech and 6-3, 6-7, 1-0 and 8-1 against Rose-Hulman.
Franklin pitcher Olivia Paszek (4-2) shut out DePauw 1-0, giving up four hits and one walk, with one strikeout in seven innings.