The Southern Indiana softball team swept doubleheaders against Drury and Missouri University of Science and Technology to raise its record to 19-3 overall and 8-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
Brooke Harmening, a Whiteland Community High School graduate, pitched in each of the four games for USI, two as the starter and two in relief, and gave up one earned run in 13-2/3 innings.
The senior, who has been the pitching ace for the Screaming Eagles for four years, has a 12-1 record with a 1.07 ERA and has recorded three saves. When she is not pitching, she plays first base and is batting .329 (23 for 70).
The Tennessee-Martin women’s basketball team (22-11) lost 80-70 to Mississippi in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Haley Howard had seven points (0 for 2, 7 for 8), three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 16 minutes for UT-Martin.
The Eastern Michigan gymnasts finished fourth in the Mid-American-Conference Championships, and Ball State was tied for sixth. Eastern’s Kim Ebeyer was 38th of 42 in the beam competition; and Ball State’s Sarah Ebeyer was 31st of 42 in the vault competition, 18th of 42 on the beam, and 16th of 42 in the floor exercises.
Cody Stewart has a 1-0 pitching record with a 2.70 ERA for the Danville Community College baseball team (5-5). He has allowed four hits and one walk in 6-2/3 innings and has struck out two.
The Liberty baseball team (14-8, 1-2) defeated Virginia Tech and won one of three against Radford. Ashton Perritt had three singles, one double and two runs scored in 14 at-bats in the four games and is hitting .257 (9 for 35).
Jared Adkins had two singles, one triple, three RBIs and two runs scored in 12 at-bats for the Taylor baseball team (14-7) in two wins and two losses against Marian and two wins against Purdue-North Central. He is hitting .244 (10 for 41).
Tyler Ison is batting .252 (13 for 56) for the Franklin baseball team (7-8).
DePauw’s Alex Grissom, competing at the NCAA Division III National Swimming Championships in Shenandoah, Texas, was 22nd in the 200 freestyle (1:39.63), 14th in the 500 freestyle (4:30.39) and a member of the fifth-place 800 freestyle and 15th place 400 medley relay teams. By finishing fifth, the 800 freestyle relay team members were named All-Americans.
In the first six games for the Ancilla softball team (4-4), Morgan Peoni had six hits, five runs scored, two RBIs and two stolen bases in 18 at-bats (.333).
McKenzie Writt is batting .221 (6 for 26) for the Hanover softball team (6-4).
The Franklin softball team (11-5) won twice against both Mount St. Joseph and Wilmington. Grace Paszek had one hit and one RBI in four at-bats and is hitting .188 (3 for 16). Pitcher Olivia Paszek (6-2 with a 1.71 ERA) won twice as the starter and earned one save in the four games.
Franklin’s Clay Warner was seventh of 13 in the long jump (19-7½) and seventh of 11 in the triple jump (39-5¼) at the Rose-Hulman Earlybird Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
St. Joseph’s tennis player Mary Huffine won 6-1, 6-2 at No. 4 singles and 8-2 at No. 3 doubles in the Pumas’ 5-4 defeat of Franklin. In a 5-0 loss to Lewis, she lost 9-8 at No. 3 doubles.
The Rose-Hulman baseball team (7-6, 2-1) won two of three against Defiance. Donnie Waters had two hits and one RBI in 11 at-bats in the three games and is batting .288 (15 for 52).
Indiana State pitcher Jeremy McKinney retired all three batters he faced in 9-11 Indiana State’s 3-2 loss to Nebraska.
Brett Schultheis has pitched one inning (parts of two different innings) for the Marian baseball team (3-4) and has walked four and struck out one while giving up no runs or hits.
The Taylor softball team (10-8) won twice against both Grace and Goshen and lost twice to Indiana Wesleyan. Catcher Taylor Murray had nine hits (including one home run), nine RBIs and two runs scored in 18 at-bats in the six games and raised her batting average to .314 (16 for 51).
Franklin tennis player Emily Roberts won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles in a 5-4 loss to St. Joseph’s and lost 6-1, 6-0 in a 9-0 loss to Indiana Tech.
Franklin’s Ashley Myers was first of three in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:30.61) and fourth of seven in the triple jump (32-4 ¾) at the Rose-Hulman Earlybird Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
Indiana Wesleyan basketball player Jonny Marlin has been named to the 10-member NAIA Division II All-American First Team.
The IPFW basketball team (16-15) lost 82-77 to Evansville in the first round of the College Insider Tournament. Joe Reed had seven points (3 for 4, 1 for 2), three rebounds, one assist and one steal in 24 minutes.
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team (19-14) lost 81-79 to Marshall in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament. Melody Doss had 25 points (10 for 17, 5 for 12, 0 for 0), four rebounds and three steals in 26 minutes for Northern Kentucky.
Tennessee-Chattanooga wrestler Sean Mappes lost 8-3 to Virginia Tech in the first round of the NCAA National Championships and then was defeated 6-3 by Ohio State in his first wrestleback match.
Kenyon’s Haley Townsend, competing at the NCAA Division II Championships in Shenandoah, Texas, achieved All-American status as a member of the second-place 400-yard freestyle relay team and the fourth-place 200 freestyle relay team. The junior was 23rd in the 50 freestyle (23.73), 23rd in the 100 freestyle (51.61), 22nd in the 200 freestyle (1:51.76) and was a member of the 10th-place 800 freestyle relay team. Kenyon finished fourth as a team.
Competing at the NCAA Division I Swimming Championships, Arizona’s Emma Schoettmer was 25th of 50 in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.44) and 14th of 52 in the 200 breaststroke (2:09.32). Indiana’s Allie Day was 24th of 55 in the 200 backstroke preliminaries (1:53.85) and was disqualified in the 100 backstroke due to a false start.
The Indiana Wesleyan women’s tennis team lost 8-1 to Cardinal Stritch and 6-3 to Olivet Nazarene. Diane Jones lost 8-4 at No. 3 doubles to Cardinal Stritch and won 8-3 against Olivet Nazarene.
Hanover lacrosse player Brock Warner will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL.
The Franklin women’s lacrosse team (1-5) defeated Thomas More 17-9 and lost 12-5 to Mount St. Joseph. Presleigh Hobbs had one goal, two assists and one control after a draw in the win and one assist, two ground balls and one draw control in the loss.
Rose-Hulman’s Ryan Meyer was first of 10 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:47.91) at the Rose-Hulman Earlybird Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
Competing in small college events at Butler’s Bulldog Outdoor Track and Field Opener, Taylor’s Noah Clayton was 11th of 33 in the 200-meter dash (22.85) and first of two in the 400 hurdles (56.75).
Hanover’s Mackenzie Dean was third of 31 in the 1,500 meters (5:05.30) at the Pioneer Outdoor Track and Field Meet at Transylvania University.
Ball State’s Jordan Timmons was 18th of 66 in the women’s 1,500 (4:57.29) and 16th of 39 in the 800 (2:25.58) at South Florida’s Bulls Outdoor Track and Field Invitational.
The Taylor softball team (10-8) won two against both Grace and Goshen and lost two to Indiana Wesleyan. Anna Gunderson had four singles, a solo home run, a grand slam home run, five RBIs, six runs scored and two stolen bases in 21 at-bats in the six games and is hitting .263 (15 for 57).
The University of Indianapolis softball team (18-6) split two games with William Jewell and won two against Rockhurst. Natalie Lalich had two singles, one double, one home run, three RBIs and one run scored in 14 at-bats in the four games and is hitting .361 (26 for 72) in 24 games, all as a starter.
The Anderson softball team (8-4) won three and lost three to end their Florida trip. Shelby Shaffer had four hits, two runs scored, and two stolen bases in 15 at-bats in five games and is hitting .438 (14 for 32).
Anderson baseball pitcher Mark Garrett gave up seven hits, two walks and four earned runs and struck out four in four innings in a 17 -4 win against Greenville. The Ravens are 9-4. He has a 1-0 record with a 6.35 ERA.
Zach Anderson pitched six innings in Grand Valley’s 5-4 baseball loss to Ohio Dominican and gave up three hits, three walks and three earned runs while striking out five. He did not get the decision and has a 1-0 record with a 3.50 ERA in 18 innings in five games, three as the starter.
The Grace softball team (11-8) lost twice to Taylor and won two against both St. Francis and Goshen. Carissa Knight had six singles, two doubles, two triples, eight runs scored, seven RBIs and three stolen bases in 22 at-bats and is hitting .492 (29 for 59).
Franklin’s Anna Murdock was first of four in the 400 meters (58.10) and a member of the winning 400-meter relay team at the Rose-Hulman Earlybird Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
The Marian men’s tennis team lost 7-2 to Cardinal Stritch and won 5-4 against Davenport. Taylor Kinney lost 6-3, 6-1 at No. 6 singles and 8-6 at No. 2 doubles to Cardinal Stritch and won 8-3 at No. 2 doubles and lost 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6 singles against Davenport.
The Taylor softball team (10-8) won twice against both Grace and Goshen and lost twice to Indiana Wesleyan. Alex Lovelace had six singles, two doubles, two RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases in 24 at-bats in the six games and is hitting .477 (31 for 65).
Brittany Gray pitched in one inning of relief for the Georgia softball team (28-5, 6-3) in a 14-0 defeat of Georgia Tech and retired the three batters she faced, two on strikeouts. The freshman was the starting and winning pitcher in a 12-4 win against Arkansas, giving up four hits, four walks and three earned runs in six innings and striking out three. She has an 11-1 record with a 1.08 ERA in 71-1/3 innings in 19 games, 12 as the starter.
The Franklin softball team (11-5) won two against both Mount St. Joseph and Wilmington. Katie Struewing had six singles, one double, five RBIs and four runs scored in 14 at-bats in the four games and is hitting .451 (23 for 51). Anne Schwo-meyer had one hit and two RBIs in four at-bats and is hitting.538 (7 for 13).
The IPFW softball team (0-23) lost two to Ball State and three to Omaha. Kelly Pevely had two hits, two RBIs and one run scored in 11 at-bats and is hitting .159 (7 for 44).
The Lindenwood softball team (5-25) split doubleheaders with William Jewell and Fontbonne and lost twice to Fort Hayes State. Rachel Overton was a batter in three games and had two hits in seven at-bats and is hitting .311 (23 for 74). She pitched 2-2/3 innings in relief in a 5-1 loss to Fort Hayes and gave up six hits, one walk, and one earned run. She started in a 5-0 loss to Fontbonne and gave up 6 hits, five walks and four earned runs in six innings and struck out four. The freshman is 0-3 with an 11.32 ERA in 20-2/3 innings.
The Dayton women’s tennis team lost 7-0 to Xavier and 4-2 to Youngstown. Jackie Kawamoto lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 3 singles and 8-3 at No. 2 doubles against Xavier and won 6-3, 3-6, 1-0 in singles and lost 6-1 at doubles against Youngstown.
The Ohio Northern women’s tennis team defeated both Heidelberg and Wittenberg by 9-0 scores. Brittany Toney won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6 singles and 8-3 at No. 1 doubles against Heidelberg and 6-1, 6-2 at No. 5 singles and 9-8 at No. 1 doubles against Wittenberg.
Taylor’s Eric Croft was 26th of 33 in the men’s 200-meter dash (24.15) at Butler’s Bulldog Outdoor Track and Field Opener. The Trojans’ Taylor Allen was 20th in the women’s 100 meters (13.97) and 23rd in the 200 (29.67).
Franklin’s Erica Christy was first of nine in the shot put (36-6¾), ninth of 11 in the discus (85-4) and ninth of 12 in the hammer throw (99-2) at the Rose-Hulman Earlybird Outdoor Track and Field Meet.
Purdue’s David Dalton was 14th of 44 in the 5,000 meters (15:17.91) at the Shamrock Outdoor Track and Field Invitational at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The Iowa Western baseball team (17-3) extended its winning streak to 14 with two wins against Garden City Community College and four against Ridgewater. Alex Krupa had 10 hits (including four triples, one double and one home run), nine RBIs and seven runs scored in 23 at-bats in the six wins and is hitting .526 (40 for 76).
Lindsey Wilson pitcher Aaron Doughty has an 0-2 record with a 7.29 ERA for the 17-11 Blue Raiders.