College Notebook – October 28

Destrampe helps IU men’s swimming team open season with big victories

The Indiana University men’s swimming and diving team opened its season with big victories against No. 2 Texas, the defending NCAA champion, and No. 4 Florida at a double dual meet in Gainesville, Florida.

Junior Adam Destrampe, a Franklin Community High School graduate, won the 500-meter freestyle for the Hoosiers with a time of 4 minutes, 27.87 seconds. The Franklin graduate also finished eighth in the 1,000 freestyle.

FRANKLIN

Freshman Addie Payne contributed four kills, including one on a key fourth-set point, to help the Evansville volleyball team to a 3-2 victory against Indiana State on Oct. 20.

Morgan Hash totaled five kills and two digs as the Georgia State volleyball team dropped consecutive road matches at Texas-Arlington and Texas State.

Abby Sewell had three kills and three block assists in Franklin College’s 3-0 volleyball loss at Bluffton on Oct. 20.

CENTER GROVE

Alex Aukerman made 10 tackles, including one for loss, as the Army football team beat Temple 31-28 in overtime to become bowl eligible in back-to-back years for the first time since 1985. Aukerman ranks third on the Black Knights (6-2) with 38 stops this season, and he leads the team with 10.5 tackles for loss and five quarterback sacks.

Dillon Dallas kept busy as the University of Indianapolis football team thumped Lincoln (Missouri) 45-0. Dallas made three tackles (two for loss) with a sack, a forced fumble, a pass breakup and two quarterback hurries. Clay Hadley and Jordan Bedan started on the offensive line for the No. 6 Greyhounds.

Austin Smogor and Alex Woods started along the offensive line for NAIA No. 1 St. Francis, which remained unbeaten with a 56-23 victory at Missouri Baptist.

Cornerback Russ Yeast had two tackles in Louisville’s 31-28 victory at Florida State.

Stanford’s Jovan Swann collected four tackles in a 49-7 homecoming rout of Oregon.

Cameron Tidd had two tackles, including his first career quarterback sack, in Vanderbilt’s 57-35 loss at Ole Miss.

Marian freshman Bailey Bennett had nine tackles, 2.5 of those for loss, in a 39-36 defeat at No. 17 Concordia.

Indiana’s Gavin Everett made his second tackle of the season in the Hoosiers’ 17-9 loss at Michigan State.

Max Norris ran the ball five times for 12 yards as Western Illinois suffered a narrow 14-12 setback at FCS No. 2 North Dakota State.

Titus McCoy gained 3 yards on his lone carry in Indiana State’s 45-24 loss to Southern Illinois.

Playing in her home state for the only time this season, freshman Macy Carrabine had four digs to help the Denver volleyball team to a 3-1 victory at Fort Wayne on Oct. 21.

Casey Wendorff and Adam Russell were second and third for the UIndy men’s cross-country team (35th and 37th overall), which finished sixth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference meet.

EDINBURGH

Starting center Dakota Sneed helped Butler pile up 431 yards of offense in a 37-23 win against former Pioneer Football League leader Campbell.

GREENWOOD

Kole Stogner returned a pair of kickoffs, one for 53 yards, in Franklin College’s 29-22 victory at Rose-Hulman. The Grizzlies claimed sole possession of first place in the HCAC with the win.

The Point Park (Pennsylvania) volleyball team dropped a pair of weekend matches in New Albany, falling to IU-Southeast and Brescia. Morgan Dangelo totaled 27 digs in the two losses, adding a kill and an ace.

INDIAN CREEK

Levi Brock finished fifth in the 100-meter breaststroke for the sixth-ranked Indiana swimming and diving team in a double dual meet against No. 2 Texas and No. 4 Florida. He also swam on three relays, joining his brother Wyeth Brock on the Hoosiers’ 400 medley relay “C” team. Wyeth also was 12th in the 100 backstroke.

WHITELAND

Matt Kovacs was fourth in the 200-meter butterfly and swam on two relays as the University of Indianapolis men’s swimming and diving team topped Findlay, 180-66. Kovacs helped the 400 freestyle relay place fourth and also was on the 400 medley relay team.

UIndy’s women’s swimming and diving team also coasted past Findlay 167-77, with Kylie Perry placing fifth the 200 butterfly. Perry Kovacs also was on the fifth-place 400 freestyle relay team and swam on the 400 medley relay.

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Ryan O'Leary is sports editor for the Daily Journal. He can be reached at roleary@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2715.