College update – October 10

Ashley Myers, an Edinburgh Community High School graduate, has led the Franklin College women’s cross-country team in each of its four races this season.

The senior finished 30th of 365 runners at the 5K Greater Louisville Cross-Country Classic Silver Race in 19:39.46 to lead the Grizzlies to a 13th-place finish in a field of 44 teams.

Earlier in the season she was named Heartland Conference Runner of the Week and a member of the All State team after her performance at the Indiana Small College Intercollegiates.

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The Wheaton tennis team defeated Elmhurst and North Park by 9-0 scores. Emily Jones won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and 8-2 at No. 2 doubles against Elmhurst and 6-1, 6-1 and 8-1 against North Park.Marian’s Grace Neathery won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles and lost 6-3, 3-6, 11-9 at No. 2 singles in the Knights’ 6-3 tennis win against Huntington.In the five-team Butler Golf Invitational, IUPUI finished first; Indianapolis, second; and Butler, fourth. Austin Crowder was third for the Jaguars and fifth of 42 overall with scores of 70-71-70–211 on the par-70 course. Indianapolis’ Chris Heck was fourth for the Greyhounds and 20th overall with scores of 76-69-71—216, and Butler’s Zack Carrabine was eighth for the Bulldogs and 25th overall with 75-70-74—219.

Raquel Helton was fourth for fifth-place Taylor and 26th of 41 overall with scores of 93-95—188 at the six-team St. Francis Golf Invitational.

Cassie Hendrickson was fourth for Hanover and 27th of 41 golfers with a score of 106 at the Oakland City Invitational.

The Anderson women’s soccer team (6-3, 2-0) beat Earlham 2-0 and Bluffton 3-0. Halley Embree assisted on the Ravens’ second goal against Earlham and scored the first goal in the Bluffton win.

Sarah Standley assisted on the second goal for the Lee soccer team (5-3-2) in a 3-1 defeat of Spring Hill.

Helena Bomber scored the first of two goals for the Rose-Hulman soccer team (3-3) in a 4-0 defeat of Defiance.

Tyler Mills had two solo tackles, assisted on six others and broke up one pass for the Taylor football team (3-2) in a 41-13 win against Missouri Baptist.

Joel Hale assisted on two tackles for the Ohio State football team (5-0) in a 34-27 defeat of Indiana. Mario Swann saw action for the 4-1 Hoosiers.

Nate Wozniak started at tight end for the Minnesota football team (3-2) in a 27-0 loss to Northwestern.

Starting defensive end Dillon Dallas assisted on one tackle for the Indianapolis football team (4-1, 2-0) in a 26-13 defeat of Truman State. Jordan Bedan started on the offensive line for the Greyhounds.

Ben Wheeler was successful on his only field-goal attempt, from 39 yards, and converted his only extra point try for the Hanover football team (0-5) in a 56-10 loss to Bluffton.

Starting nose guard Dmitri Wilson had one solo tackle and assisted on another for the Franklin football team (3-2, 3-0) in a 42-0 win against Manchester.

Starting defensive end Alex Aukerman had two solo tackles and three assists for the Army football team (1-4) in a 20-14 loss at Penn State.

The Anderson football team (1-4) lost 81-13 to Rose-Hulman. The Ravens’ Luke Calvert completed 10 passes in 23 attempts for 77 yards and one touchdown. Anderson’s Drew Ponder had one solo tackle; teammate Andrew Wozniak had three solo tackles and one assist; and Eric Kwiatkowski caught a pass for five yards for the Ravens.

Cincinnati’s Caroline Sheehan was seventh of 11 in the 200 freestyle (1:55.13), seventh of 10 in the 100 freestyle (53.81) and fifth of eight in the 100 butterfly (59.72) in a swimming and diving loss to Indiana.

The Southern Illinois and Evansville swimmers and divers competed in a meet that included only relays. The Aces’ Dan O’Brien was on the winning team in the 200 mixed (men and women) medley relay team and was on teams that finished second of five in the 300 butterfly and third of five in the 200 freestyle.

The Xavier women finished first in a five-team swimming and diving meet with Butler, Evansville, St. Louis and Wright State. The Musketeers’ Mikaela Saugstad was third of 18 in the 400 IM (4:44.62) and ninth of 20 in the 200 breaststroke (2:32.28).

Jordan Timmons was second for Ball State and 118th of 284 runners in 19:31.03 at the 5K Greater Louisville Women’s Cross-Country Classic Blue Race. Franklin’s Jackie Rizzi was 286th of 365 in 22:53.74 in the silver race.

IUPUI’s Griffin Miller competed unattached in the five-mile Notre Dame Cross-Country Open and finished 15th of 119 in 25:21.5.

Mackenzie Kitchel had seven kills, one assist and two digs for the Ball State volleyball team (9-9, 3-1) in a 3-0 defeat of Western Michigan.

The Illinois State volleyball team (12-5, 2-2) defeated Drake 3-1 and Northern Iowa 3-0. Ali Line had 13 kills, four digs and four blocks in the two matches.

Jessi Arbuckle had nine kills, three digs and one block for the Taylor volleyball team (9-9, 6-4) in a 3-0 defeat of Spring Arbor.


Indiana swimmer Adam Destrampe was second of eight in the 1,000 freestyle (9:26.05) and second of 12 in the 500 freestyle (4:35.63), first for Indiana in both races, in a dual meet win against Cincinnati.Madison Parker was second for Franklin and 44th of 365 overall in 19:58.32 at the women’s 5K Greater Louisville Cross-Country Classic Silver Race. Hannah Jobe was 280th in 22:48.61. In the 8K men’s race J.T. Sargent was 248th of 348 in 30:12.04.Hannah White was 10th of 42, third for Franklin, with a score of 88 at the Franklin Golf Invitational.

The Anderson volleyball team (4-12, 0-2) lost 3-0 to both Hanover and Transylvania. Karissa Wentzell had 15 digs, three assists and one service ace in the two matches.

Jess Admire had three kills in four games for the Butler volleyball team (5-12, 2-3) in a losses to Marquette (3-1) and Xavier (3-0).

Caroline Rogers had 11 assists and one dig for the John A. Logan volleyball team (14-5) in a 3-0 defeat of Lincoln Trail.

The Trine volleyball team (8-11) lost 3-0 to Calvin, 3-2 to Kean and 3-2 to Springfield and defeated Baruch 3-0 and Frostburg 3-1. Lauren Verkemp had 26 kills, 18 digs, four assists and four service aces in 16 games in the five matches. Megan Verkemp became the team’s setter in the past four matches and had nine kills, eight blocks, 26 digs, seven service aces and 126 assists.

Olivia Paszek pitched six scoreless innings and was credited with the win for the Franklin softball team, giving up six hits and no walks and striking out two in a 6-0 defeat of St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Grace Paszek played in the St. Mary game and two games that Franklin split against Hanover and had two hits and four RBIs in seven at-bats.

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Bridget Marlow played for the Trine volleyball team (8-11) in five matches, two of them wins, and had nine digs and five service aces.Ellie Abel had 27 assists and one service ace for the Cincinnati Christian volleyball team (7-5) in a 3-0 win against Miami-Hamilton.Taylor Kinney won 8-1 at No. 3 doubles in Marian’s 7-2 tennis win against Huntington.

Morgan Morrison had four solo tackles and one assist for the Hanover football team (0-5) in a 65-10 loss to Bluffton.

Brenden Smith assisted on two tackles for the Marian football team (3-2) in a 45-42 loss to St. Francis.

Matthew Wray completed 11 of 26 passes for 51 yards and one touchdown and was intercepted once in 1-4 Olivet Nazarene’s 28-14 football loss to Robert Morris.


The Franklin softball team defeated St. Mary-of-the-Woods 6-0 and split two games with Hanover, losing 5-4 and winning 9-1. Katie Struewing had a home run, two singles and two RBIs in four at-bats against St. Mary. Anne Schwomeyer Toler was 1 for 3 with two RBIs in one game. Dani Speas, the winning pitcher against Hanover, pitched four innings in two games and gave up four hits, one run and one walk and struck out three. Stephanie Smith pitched two innings in relief and gave up no runs, two hits and one walk and struck out two and had two hits and two RBI’s in two at-bats.The Rend Lake women’s golf team finished fourth of 12 at the Millikin Fall Classic. Shelby Johnson was third for Rend Lake and 23rd of 97 with scores of 82-86—168. Competing at the Franklin Fall Classic, she had a score of 89, third for first place Rend Lake and 11th of 39 overall.Purdue’s David Dalton ran unattached at the five-mile Notre Dame Cross-Country Invitational and finished 26th of 119 in 25:46.8.

Katie Walsh won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and 8-2 at No. 1 doubles in IU-Southeast’s 9-0 tennis win against Alice Lloyd.

Starting defensive tackle Lee Campbell had two solo tackles, assisted on four others, had one quarterback hurry and broke up one pass for the Indianapolis football team (4-1, 2-0) in a 26-13 victory against Truman State.

Griffin Oakes converted both of his field-goal attempts, each from 34 yards, and was successful on his three extra-point tries in 4-1 Indiana’s 34-27 football loss to Ohio State. The sophomore averaged 64 yards on six kickoffs.

Kole Stogner rushed seven times for 60 yards and one touchdown and caught four passes for 42 yards in 3-2 Franklin’s 42-0 football defeat of Manchester.


The Taylor men’s tennis team defeated Bethel 7-2 and lost 7-2 to Cedarville. Jacob Scott lost 3-6, 7-5, 10-8 at No. 6 singles and 8-6 at No. 3 doubles to Bethel and won 7-6, 6-2 in singles and lost 8-2 in doubles against Cedarville.Aaron Harris carried the ball five times for five yards for the St. Francis football team (5-0) in a 45-42 defeat of Marian.Paige Lundy finished first for third-place Franklin and fifth of 52 overall with a score of 81 at the six-team Franklin Golf Invitational.

Alexa West was third for Marian and 43rd of 69 overall with scores of 82-82—164 on the par 72 course at the Butler Fall Golf Invitational. The Knights were eighth of 10 teams.

Starting nose guard Zach Rudolf assisted on one tackle for the Manchester football team (2-2) in a 42-0 loss to Franklin.

Skylar Hall made his collegiate debut for the Indianapolis football team (4-1) in a 26-13 defeat of Truman State and had one solo tackle.

Gabe O’Keefe was third for IPFW and 80th of 354 in 27:50.27 at the 8K Greater Louisville Cross-Country Classic Silver Race. The Mastodons were 11th of 42 teams.

The Franklin softball team defeated St. Mary-of-the-Woods 6-0 and split two games with Hanover, winning 9-1 and losing 5-4. Jojo Settles had one RBI and three hits, including one double, in three at-bats in one game. Monica Collins played in each game and had one hit, one stolen base, one RBI and five runs scored in four official at-bats.