Ohio State volleyball player Madison Smeathers recently got to play home matches against Big Ten Conference foes from her home state.
The sophomore middle blocker and Center Grove graduate had six kills and a service ace in a 3-0 loss to Purdue, then returned to the court a day later with eight kills and a dig in a sweep of Indiana.
Smeathers entered Friday’s match at Wisconsin third among Buckeye players in kills with 152 and second in blocks with 63.
Junior middle blocker Ali Line had six kills and three digs for the Illinois State volleyball team in its five-set upset of 25th-ranked Northern Iowa. Line followed up with six kills and a dig in a 3-0 loss to Drake.
Freshman Macy Carrabine totaled nine digs and two assists for the University of Denver volleyball team in 3-0 sweeps of South Dakota State and North Dakota State.
Senior tight end Nate Wozniak had a reception for 10 yards for Minnesota’s football team in its 17-10 loss at Iowa.
Freshman linebacker Bailey Bennett led Marian’s football team to a 27-21 victory against Siena Heights with his team-high seven tackles. This included a tackle for loss.
Indiana State freshman Titus McCoy had a career-high 49 yards rushing on six carries in the Sycamores’ 59-20 loss to Missouri State.
Offensive linemen Austin Smogor and Alex Woods started for NAIA No. 1 St. Francis in its 70-0 dismantling of Lindenwood University-Belleville (Illinois).
Freshman cornerback Russ Yeast made five tackles for Louisville in its 42-32 loss at Wake Forest.
Western Illinois running back Max Norris had four carries for 24 yards in the Leathernecks’ 52-24 loss to South Dakota State.
Senior defensive tackle Dillon Dallas helped the University of Indianapolis keep its dream season alive with three tackles in the Greyhounds’ 42-3 romp against William Jewell. Clay Hadley and Jordan Bedan started on the offensive line for the No. 6 Greyhounds.
Evansville volleyball player Addie Payne had eight kills in a 3-0 loss to Missouri State and had one kill in a 3-0 sweep of Southern Illinois.
Sophomore outside hitter Morgan Hash led Georgia State with 12 kills in a five-set loss at Arkansas-Little Rock. Hash also finished with seven kills and five digs in a loss at Arkansas State.
Abby Sewell had five kills for Franklin College volleyball in both its 3-2 decision over Mt. St. Joseph and a 3-0 loss to Hanover.
Indiana University’s top-ranked men’s swimming and diving team posted victories against Southeastern Conference rivals Tennessee and Kentucky thanks in part to the efforts of Jacob Destrampe. The junior placed second in the 500-meter freestyle in 4 minutes, 30.37 seconds and was sixth in the 1,000 freestyle.
Dakota Sneed started at center for Butler’s football team in its 27-22 loss at Dayton.
Krista Robinson was named the HCAC Freshman of the Year after leading the way for the Franklin College women’s cross country team at the conference championship meet. Robinson was seventh overall, helping the Grizzlies place fifth as a team.
Senior Kole Stogner carried the football five times for six yards and a touchdown in Franklin College’s 66-39 defeat of Mt. St. Joseph’s. Stogner also added five kickoff returns for an average of 24 yards per return and a long of 42 yards.
Morgan Dangelo had a service ace and 13 digs for the Point Park (Pennsylvania) volleyball team in its 3-0 victory at WVU Tech. She had two aces and 18 digs in a 3-2 loss to IU East.
Running back Dylan Rosado finished with one carry and one reception in Quincy’s 31-7 home loss to Truman State.
Senior defensive back Brenden Smith had six tackles for the Marian football squad in its 27-21 victory against Siena Heights.
Linebacker Nick Ratti made a pair of tackles and broke up a pass in Franklin College’s 66-39 win against Mount St. Joseph.