College update – April 16

Wisconsin’s Austin Mudd, a Center Grove High School graduate, was first in a field of 14 runners from Duke, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolin and Wisconsin in the 800 meters event at the Spec Towns Track and Field Invitational at the University of Georgia.

The fifth-year senior‘s time was 1:50.34, about three seconds off his career best 1:47.59, which ranks as the fifth best time ever by a Badger runner.

Mudd’s career-best time in the mile, 3:57.93, is the second best ever by a Wisconsin runner.

Center Grove

Indiana’s Sydney Clute finished sixth of 10 competitors in the women’s pole vault (13-1½) at the Auburn Tiger Track and Field Classic. Hoosier Derek Grimmer was 40th of 53 in the men’s 400 (50.90).

Bellarmine’s Shelbi Dishman finished 15th of 29 (5:27.63) in the women’s 1,500 meters at the Bellarmine Track and Field Invitational. The University of Indianapolis’ Casey Wendorff was 27th of 34 in the men’s 1,500 (4:29.43).

The Ball State tennis team defeated IUPUI 5-2 and won twice against Taylor by 7-0 scores. Luke Andersen won 6-4, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and lost 6-4 at No. 2 doubles against IUPUI and won 8-1 at No. 1 doubles against Taylor. Conner Andersen lost 3-6, 6-0, 6-4 at No. 4 singles and won 6-2 at No. 1 doubles against the Jaguars and won both matches at No. 2 singles in straight sets and 8-6 at No. 2 doubles against Taylor.

Grace Neathery won 7-5, 6-3 at No. 3 singles and 8-4 at No. 2 doubles in Marian’s 9-0 tennis win against Indiana Tech.

Wheaton’s Emily Jones won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles and 8-2 at No. 2 doubles in a 9-0 tennis win against Grinnell and 6-3, 6-1 in singles and 8-6 in doubles in an 8-1 defeat of Coe.

The Anderson softball team (13-6, 4-0) had two one run wins against Franklin. Shelby Shaffer was two for six in the two wins, with a home run, and is batting .361 (22 for 61).

Natalie Lalich was 5 for 14 , with two doubles, one home run, three runs scored and five RBIs in 14 at-bats for the Indianapolis softball team (38-1, 21-1) in doubleheader sweeps of McKendree and Illinois-Springfield, and is batting .407 (50 for 123).

Pitcher Abbey Pratt has a 3-2 record with a 5.05 ERA in 20 games for the Montevallo softball team (19-30).

Kimmy Sullivan was hit-less in three at-bats for the Notre Dame softball team (28-6, 6-3) in five inning wins against IUPUI and Pittsburgh. She is hitting .344 (11 for 32).

Victoria Boyer is batting .348 (23 for 66) for the Palm Beach Atlantic softball team (28-15).

Mallory Baker had one hit, one run scored and two RBIs in nine at-bats for the Purdue softball team (23-17, 5-6), which won two of three against Wisconsin. The freshman is batting .250 (26 for 104).

The Taylor softball team (14-13-1, 5-6-1) defeated Bethel twice and split two games against Goshen. Courtney Moriarity had two hits and one run scored in eight at-bats in three of the games and is hitting .372 (16 for 43). The freshman pitched twice, starting and being credited with the win while giving up only one hit and no runs in four innings, with one walk and three strikeouts, in a 6-0 defeat of Bethel, and relieving for two innings in a 6-5 loss to Goshen and yielding three earned runs, three hits and three walks and striking out one. She has a 3-5 record with a 3.42 ERA.

Raquel Helton finished 38th of 56, fifth for Taylor, with scores of 96-96–192 at the Marian Spring Golf Invitational.

Chris Heck was fifth for Indianapolis and 90th of 150 golfers (75-86—161) at the NCAA Division II Purgatory Regional No. 4.

The Hanover men’s lacrosse team (5-6, 3-0) won 18-7 against Bethany, West Virginia, and lost 17-11 to Benedictine. Brock Warner had three assists, three goals and four ground balls, and caused two turnovers in the two matches.

The Franklin women’s lacrosse team defeated Waynesburg 11-7 and lost 11-7 to Washington and Jefferson. Presleigh Hobbs had two goals, two assists and one ground ball in the win and two goals, three assists and three ground balls in the loss. Carly Campbell had one draw control in the loss.

Devon Hensley is batting .214 (15 for 70) for the Indianapolis baseball team (21-9, 8-4).

Jay Prior retired each of the four batters he faced and struck out one for the Lincoln Trail baseball team (18-22) in a 3-1 loss to Olney and has a 5-0 record with a 3.86 ERA in 35 innings.

The Danville baseball team (13-11) lost once to Olney and won twice against Lincoln. Patrick Norris had two doubles, one triple, three singles, two RBIs and four runs scored in 13 at-bats in the three games and is hitting .330 (29 for 88). Teammate Eathen Stephens was hitless in two at-bats in one game and is batting .214 (6 for 28).

Brad Walker is batting .333 (5 for 15) for the IU-Southeast baseball team (21-11, 13-1).

Indian Creek

Taylor Kinney won 8-5 at No. 3 doubles and lost 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 at No. 6 singles for the Marian tennis team in a 5-4 defeat of Indiana Tech.


The Taylor softball team (14-13-1, 5-6-1) defeated Bethel twice and split two games against Goshen. Andi Stewart played in two of the games and had three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored in six at-bats and is hitting .333 (5 for 15) in seven games.

Ancilla’s Lauren Prohl pitched a two hit shutout, walking two and striking out two, in a 3-0 win against Kalamazoo Valley in the second game of a doubleheader after Ancilla (8-12) had lost 10-5 in Game 1. The freshman has a 6-7 record and an ERA of 3.32 in 712/3 innings. She is batting .244 (10 for 41), with three doubles, three RBIs and four runs scored.

Jared Adkins is hitting .262 (17 for 65), with three doubles, two triples, two home runs, 11 RBIs and 22 runs scored for the Taylor baseball team (24-12, 7-3).

Marian’s Alexa West was first for the Knights and fourth of 56 overall with scores of 84-79—163 to lead Marian to a win at the 10 team Marian Golf Invitational.

The Taylor men’s tennis team lost 7-0 twice to Ball State. Jake Scott lost in straight sets at No. 5 singles and lost at No. 3 doubles in both matches.

Indiana State’s Danielle Muse was 18th of 26 (5:00.92) in the 1,500 meters at the Gibson Track and Field Invitational at Indiana State.

Indianapolis’ Brandon Benson was eighth of 22 in the 100-meter dash (11.31) and 11th of 26 in the 200 (23.49) at the Bellarmine Track and Field Invitational.


The Rose-Hulman baseball team (16-6, 8-2) defeated North Central and won two of three against Transylvania. Donnie Waters had four singles, one double, one RBI, and four runs scored in 16 at-bats and is hitting .309 (21 for 68).

Jeremy McKinney pitched in two games against Southern Illinois for the Indiana State baseball team (21-12, 2-1), giving up one run and two hits in two innings in a 5-1 win and being charged with a loss after yielding two earned runs and three hits and striking out two in one inning in a 7-6 loss. The junior has a 2-2 record with a 2.39 ERA.

St. Josephs’ Mary Huffine lost 6-0, 6-0 at No. 4 singles and 8-0 at No. 1 doubles in a 9-0 tennis loss to Lewis.

Blake Thomas had two hits and three runs scored in six at-bats for the Anderson softball team (13-6, 4-0) in two wins against Franklin and is batting .300 (15 for 50). Grace Paszek had one hit and one RBI in eight at-bats for Franklin (16-10, 3-5) and is batting .329 (27 for 82). Olivia Paszek was the losing pitcher in Game 1, yielding six earned runs, eight hits and three walks, and striking out three. The sophomore has a 10-4 record with a 2.15 ERA in 842/3 innings in 14 games and has given up 86 hits and 16 walks and struck out 61.

Hannah White was third for fourth-place Franklin and 16th of 21 overall with a score of 95 at the four-team Big Four Golf Classic at Crooked Creek in Carmel.

Jacob Hash was fifth for fourth place Franklin and 51st of 77 overall with scores of 90-79—169 at the 10-team Hanover Golf Invitational.


Alex Hammer won 6-2, 6-4 at No. 1 singles and 8-5 at No. 1 doubles in Franklin’s 5-3 tennis win against Manchester.

The Dayton women’s tennis team defeated St. Francis of Pennsylvania 4-2 and lost 4-1 to Cincinnati. Jackie Kawamoto won 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 at No. 3 singles against St. Francis and did not finish her No. 5 singles (6-4, 3-4) or No. 3 doubles (6-6) matches against Cincinnati. Jade Kawamoto won 6-2, 6-0 at No. 4 singles and 6-1 at No. 2 doubles against St. Francis and 6-3, 6-3 at No. 4 singles for the Flyers’ only point against Cincinnati, and lost 7-5 at No. 2 doubles to the Bearcats.

Brittany Toney lost 6-2, 6-4 at No. 5 singles and won 8-6 at No. 2 doubles for the Ohio Northern tennis team in a 7-2 win against Mount Union.

Indianapolis’ Kailey Evans was ninth of 13 in the long jump (15-6¼) and 20th of 30 in the 200-meter dash (28.11) at the Bellarmine Track and Field Invitational.

Alex Krupa had one hit and scored two runs in seven at-bats for the Indiana baseball team (17-13, 4-2) in a win against Cincinnati and a three-game sweep of Purdue, and is batting .247 (19 for 77).

Conner Morris had one hit in four at-bats in two games and is hitting .203 (14 for 69) for the Anderson baseball team (9-3, 6-4), which swept three games with Hanover

Mitchell Caster pitched two-thirds of an inning for the Franklin baseball team (9-15) in an 18-10 loss to Defiance and gave up two earned runs, three hits and one walk, and struck out two. He has an 0-2 record and an 8.44 ERA.

Sam Orem is batting .254 (15 for 59) for the Hanover baseball team (5-19, 2-10) after going hit-less in nine at-bats while losing three games to Anderson.

Aaron Doughty was the winning pitcher for the Lindsey Wilson baseball team (28-16) after giving up one earned run, one walk and six hits and striking out five in seven innings in an 8-2 win against Cumberland. The senior has a 4-4 record and a 4.81 ERA in 43 innings.

The Butler softball team (22-14, 5-3) split two games with conference foe St. John’s. Chelsea Norwood had one hit and two RBIs in four at-bats in the two games and is hitting .286 (4 for 14) in 10 games.

Katie Struewing had five RBIs and five hits, including three doubles and one home run, in eight at-bats for the Franklin softball team (16-10, 3-5) in two one run losses to Anderson, and is hitting .360 (32 for 89).

In a game seen on ESPN2, Brittany Gray gave up two hits and four walks and struck out three in four innings as the starter for the Georgia softball team (34-8, 8-4) in a five-inning 10-0 shutout of Missouri. She has a 10-4 record with a 2.33 ERA.

The IPFW softball team (10-29, 1-8) lost three games to North Dakota State. Kelly Pevely was hitless in four at-bats in the three games and is batting .267 (32 for 120).

The Taylor softball team (14-13-1, 5-6-1) defeated Bethel twice and split two games against Goshen. Davis Carter had two hits in 14 at-bats and is hitting .292 (21 for 72) in 25 games. Alex Lovelace had two doubles, four singles, one triple, two RBIs, and seven runs scored in 16 at-bats and is hitting .326 (29 for 89).