The Taylor softball team has a 22-12 record, and freshman Davis Carter’s contributions have been a major reason for the 22 wins.
The Greenwood graduate has played in 31 games, starting 28, and leads the team with a .406 batting average (39 for 96), one percentage point higher than teammate and fellow Woodman graduate Alex Lovelace (49 for 121).
In addition, Carter leads the Thunder in RBIs (34), slugging percentage (.719), doubles (9), and home runs (7, including three in a recent doubleheader).
- Katie Struewing is batting .425 (34 for 80) for the Franklin softball team (17-9), and teammate Anne Schwomeyer is hitting .455 (10 for 22) in 18 games.
- Bridget Pepper is batting.333 (4 for 12), with one home run, for the Wabash Valley softball team (24-9).
- Rachel Overton is hitting .250 (27 for 108) in 37 games, 36 as a starter, for the Lindenwood softball team (14-32). As a pitcher, she has an 0-4 record with a 10.41 ERA.
- Kelly Pevely is batting .208 (16 for 77) for the IPFW softball team (3-33).
- Brittany Gray has a 13-4 pitching record with a 1.81 ERA for the Georgia softball team (35-10, 11-7). She is hitless in three at-bats.
- Chelsea Norwood is batting .256 (30 for 117) with six doubles, two home runs and 24 RBIs for the Butler softball team (16-22).
- Alex Krupa is hitting .483 (58 for 120) with nine doubles, seven triples and two home runs for the Iowa Western baseball team (27-5).
- Aaron Doughty has an 0-2 pitching record with a 6.65 ERA for the Lindsey Wilson baseball team (25-16).
- Purdue’s David Dalton was 20th of 27 runners in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:32.18) at the University of Florida Relays.
- Taylor’s Eric Croft, competing at the DePauw Track and Field Invitational, was 27th of 34 in the javelin throw (110-6). In the NAIA Little State, he was 22nd of 23 in the javelin (107-1). In the women’s events, the Trojans’ Taylor Allen was 28th of 30 in the 100-meter dash (13.95) and 23rd of 26 in the 200 (29.98) at DePauw and 25th of 28 in the 100 (14.08) and 27th of 34 in the 200 (29.05) at the Little State.
- Franklin’s Erica Christy won the shot put (37-11¼) at the Division III Little State Track and Field Meet and was fifth of 15 in the discus (95-10) and 11th of 12 in the hammer throw (90-3).
- Indianapolis’ Kailey Evans was sixth of 27 in the long jump (17-1½) and seventh of 18 in the triple jump (34-6½) at the Little State Track and Field Championships.
- The Ohio Northern women’s tennis team won six matches in the last two weeks. Brittany Toney won four of five matches at No. 1 doubles and split four No. 6 singles matches.
- The Dayton women’s tennis team defeated St. Bonaventure and St. Francis, Pennsylvania, and lost to St. Louis and Duquesne. Jackie Kawamoto split four No. 2 doubles matches; and she and her sister, Jade Kawamoto, each won all four of their singles matches.
- The Franklin men’s tennis team defeated Earlham, Transylvania, and Manchester. Alex Hammer and Ryan Hammer teamed to win one of three doubles matches. Alex won two of three singles matches, and Ryan lost each of his three at No. 1 singles.
- Grace Paszek is batting .200 (5 for 25) in 18 games for the Franklin softball team (17-9). Olivia Paszek has a 9-4 pitching record with a 2.29 ERA. She has pitched in 15 games, 13 as the starter, and has given up 65 hits and 20 walks in 82 2/3 innings, while striking out 75.
- Morgan Peoni is batting .193 (11 for 57) with four RBIs in 22 games for the Ancilla softball team (13-11).
- McKenzie Writt is batting .276 (16 for 58) while starting each game for the Hanover softball team (12-8).
- Jeremy McKinney has a 1-2 record with a 6.27 ERA in 18 2/3 innings on the mound for the Indiana State baseball team (14-19).
- Brett Schultheis has pitched 7 1/3 innings in five games for the Marian baseball team (10-13) and is 0-1 with an 11.05 ERA.
- The St. Joseph’s women’s tennis team lost to Southern Indiana, Illinois-Springfield, Bellarmine, and Indianapolis. Mary Huffine won one of four No. 3 doubles matches (Illinois-Springfield) and lost her three singles matches.
- The Franklin men’s tennis team defeated Earlham, Transylvania and Manchester. Luke Snyder won in both singles and doubles in each match.
- Competing at the Little State Track and Field Championships, Franklin’s Clay Warner was 12th of 19 in the long jump (18-5 ¾) and fifth of 16 in the triple jump (40-4). Teammate Alan Shepherd was 22nd of 24 in the 400-meter dash (57.02).
- Franklin’s Anna Murdock was named “The Outstanding Female Athlete of the Division III Little State Track and Field Championships” after winning the 800 meters (2:20.88) and the 1,500 (4:43.09).
- Competing at the Eastern Illinois Easter Big Blue Classic, Indiana State’s Katie Wise was first of 70 sprinters in the 200-meter dash (24.01) and was a member of the winning 400 relay team. At the Hoosier Spring Invitational, she won both the 100 (11.45) and 200 (23.56).
- Grace’s Clarissa Knight is the leading hitter for the Grace softball team (21-16) with a batting average of .473 (52 for 110) with eight doubles, six triples and two home runs.
- The Marian men’s tennis team defeated St. Francis and lost to Lindsey Wilson and Campbellsville. Taylor Kinney won both the No. 6 singles matches he played and won one of three doubles matches.
- Indianapolis’ Farin Hickman was named “Great Lakes Valley Field Athlete of the Week” each of the past two weeks. The senior was first of 38 in the hammer throw at the Miami Invitational (191-4) and first of 28 (187-6) at the Little State Track and Field Championships. Her distance at Miami set a new school record and is the fourth-best in NCAA Division II this year. In addition, she was second of 28 in the shot put (45-3 ¾) at the Little State, the best mark this year in the GLVC. She was named “Little State Female Field Athlete of the Year” as a result of these two performances.
- Indianapolis’ Melissa Rios was second of 24 in the 100-meter dash (12.49) and 10th of 42 in the 200 (25.93) at the Miami Track and Field Invitational and was fourth of 28 in the 100 (12.53) and 10th of 42 in the 200 (25.93) at the Little State Championships. The Greyhounds’ Robert Geis was fifth of eight in the men’s 110 hurdles (15.73) and eighth of 15 in the 400 hurdles (56.33) at Miami and third of 16 in the 400 hurdles (55.27) and seventh of 20 in the 110 hurdles (15.86) at the Little State.
- Indiana State’s Danielle Muse was 27th of 83 in the 1,500 meters (4:47.62) at the Eastern Illinois Easter Big Blue Track and Field Classic and ninth of 11 in the 3000 (10:48.54) at the Hoosier Spring Invitational.
- Brooke Harmening, starting each game, is batting .339 (37 for 109) with six home runs for the Southern Indiana softball team (29-5). Her pitching record is 17-1 with a 1.41 ERA. She has given up 109 hits and 23 walks while striking out 96 in 133-2/3 innings.
- Cody Stewart has pitched in eight games, starting five, for the Danville baseball team (13-13) and has a 3-1 record with a 3.38 ERA.
- Tyler Ison is batting .217 (15 for 69) for the Franklin baseball team (12-15).
- Jared Adkins has played in 32 games, starting 29, for the Taylor baseball team (20-15) and is batting .222 (14 for 63).
- Ashton Perritt has raised his batting average to .326 (31 for 95) for the Liberty baseball team (23-13). He has a 1-3 pitching record with a 5.67 ERA.
- Taylor Murray is hitting .247 (20 for 81) for the Taylor softball team (22-12).
- Emily Roberts won 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2 singles for the Franklin tennis team in an 8-1 defeat of Manchester.
- Franklin’s Ashley Myers was third of 17 in the 800 meters (2:25.76) and second of 11 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (12:11.21) at the seven team Division III Little State Track and Field Championships. She fouled on each of her triple jump attempts.
- Ball State’s Luke Andersen won each of his No. 2 singles matches in straight sets and each of his No. 1 doubles matches to help the Cardinals defeat Butler, Northern Illinois, and Western Michigan. He played only doubles in a defeat of IU-Southeast and won that match.
- The Wheaton tennis team defeated Luther 8-1 and lost 8-1 to Carleton. Emily Jones won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 4 singles and lost 8-6 at No. 2 doubles in the win and lost 6-1, 6-2 and 8-0 in the loss.
- The Marian tennis team lost 9-0 to Lindsey Wilson, defeated St. Francis of Illinois 8-1, and lost 6-3 to Campbellsville. Grace Neathery won one of three doubles matches and lost at No. 2 singles in each match, going three sets against Campbellsville. Emily Bueno lost at No. 3 doubles to Lindsey Wilson.
- Diane Jones won 8-3 at No. 3 doubles in Indiana Wesleyan’s 7-0 defeat of Spring Arbor and 8-4 in an 8-1 win against Campbellsville.
- Shelby Shaffer is hitting .392 (20 for 51) with 26 RBIs in 17 games for the Anderson softball team (14-6).
- Sarah Thompson is hitting .111 (1 for 9) for the Indiana softball team (14-28).
- Natalie Lalich has started each game for the 30-8 Indianapolis softball team and is batting .373 (44 for 118) with seven home runs and 35 RBIs.
- Kimmy Sullivan is hitting .190 (4 for 21) for the Notre Dame softball team (32-11).
- Anna Gunderson has started each game for the Taylor softball team (22-12) and is batting .281 (32 for 114).
- Mark Garrett has pitched in five games, three as the starter, for the Anderson baseball team (18-8, 10-5) and has a 1-0 record with a 7.20 ERA in 20 innings.
- Patrick Norris is batting .294 (25 for 85) with one double and two triples for the Danville baseball team (13-13).
- Zach Anderson has pitched 32 2/3 innings in eight games, six as the starter, for the Grand Valley baseball team (19-12) and has a 3-1 record with a 4.13 ERA.
- Brad Walker is hitting .083 (1 for 12) for the IU-Southeast baseball team (22-12).
- Jay Prior has pitched 25 innings in eight games, three as the starter, for the Lincoln Trail baseball team (19-15) and has a 2-2 record with a 3.24 ERA.
- Brice Laigle is hitting .129 (4 for 31) for the Marian baseball team (10-13) in 15 games, 12 as a starter.
- The Rose-Hulman golf team lost by 10 strokes to No. 1 Oglethorpe of Georgia. Kent Kraus was fifth for the Engineers with a score of 88. At the Hanover Invitational, he was fifth for Rose-Hulman and 59th overall with scores of 87-90-177.
- Ball State’s Jordan Timmons was 26th of 35 in the 800 meters (2:29.78) and 23rd of 39 in the 1,500 meters (4:58.74) at the Miami Track and Field Invitational. She was 14th of 33 in the 5,000 meters in 18:57.05 at the Hillsdale Invitational.
- Hanover’s Mackenzie Dean was second of 35 in the 1,500 meters (4:52.48) at the Hanover Track and Field Invitational and second of 21 in the 1500 at the D-III Little State Championships (4:54.58).
- Competing at the St. Louis Billikin Track and Field Invitational, Southern Indiana’s Jordan Jones was 18th of 30 in the shot put (33-11¼, 15th of 27 in the discus (96-2), eighth of 32 in the hammer (125) and eighth of 28 in the javelin (91-3).
- Xavier’s Delainey Burnett was third of nine in the 10,000 meters in 38:52.42 at the All-Ohio Track and Field Championships.
- Indianapolis’ Kyle Schwartz was 12th of 37 (1:59.16) in the 800 meters at the Miami Track and Field Invitational. At the Little State Championships, he was second of 27 in the 400 (48.62). Teammate Casey Wendorff was 37th of 45 in the 5,000 at Miami (16:22.53) and 14th of 16 in the 10,000 (35:32.3) at the Little State.
- Taylor’s Noah Clayton was second of 14 in the 400-meter hurdles (55.41) and 30th of 36 in the 200 dash (25.00) at the DePauw Track and Field Invitational and ninth of 16 in the 400 hurdles (58.68) at the Little State Championships after a time of 55.94 in the preliminaries.