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Indiana wrestler Ethan Raley, a transfer from Lincoln College, won the 141-pound championship at the Keystone Classic in Philadelphia.

The Indian Creek graduate defeated opponents from Appalachian State (13-5), Boston University (25-10 technical fall), Northwestern (14-11) and Harvard (7-5). His Northwestern opponent was the No. 1 seed and is ranked 28th in the nation. The redshirt sophomore has a 13-3 record, including a second-place finish at the Clarion Open, in which he won his first five matches before losing in the final.

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The Regis women’s basketball team opened its regular season with losses to Texas Women’s College (69-59) and Tarleton State (90-60). Erica Von Stein started both games and had seven points (2 for 9, 2 for 9, 1 for 4), four assists, three rebounds and one steal in 54 minutes.

Competing at the

five-team Patrick Woehnker

Invitational at Wabash, Indianapolis swimmer Richard Gregg was 28th of 49 in the 50 yard freestyle (23.32) and 26th of 41 in the 100 freestyle (50.31).

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Wabash football player Mark Riffle was one of four offensive lineman named to the North Coast Athletic Conference first team as selected by the coaches.

Jordan Luallen completed his only pass for 15 yards and rushed four times for seven yards in the 9-2 Cincinnati football team’s

24-17 defeat of Houston.

Starting tackle Bryce Krebs assisted on one tackle for the Eastern Kentucky football team (6-6) in a 35-27 overtime loss to Murray State.

Mike Wood converted both of his extra-point tries, kicked a game-tying 36-yard field goal and averaged 52.8 yards on four kickoffs in Franklin’s 17-10 NCAA first round playoff win against Washington of St. Louis.

Starting defensive end Blake Miller had five solo tackles, one for a loss, in Southern Illinois’ 31-9 football defeat of Indiana State. The Sycamores’ Tanner Riley returned three kickoffs for 64 yards and caught one pass for two yards.

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team (2-3) lost

67-53 to Youngstown and

74-64 to Western Kentucky. Melody Doss had 15 points (6 for 8, 0 for 1, 3 for 4), nine rebounds and five blocked shots (all team highs) and one steal in 37 minutes against Youngstown and 19 points (8 for 13, 1 for 2, 2 for 2), four rebounds and three blocked shots in only 21 minutes due to foul trouble against Western Kentucky. The junior is averaging 7.2 rebounds and 22.3 points per game and is shooting .938 from the free-throw line, .500 from three-point range and .634 from the field. Northern Kentucky is in its second year of NCAA Division I play.

The Oberlin women’s basketball team (4-2) lost 79-61 to Adrian, defeated Rosemont 95-72 and lost 98-91 to Heidelberg. Katie Lucaites started in each game and had 20 points (9 for 11, 2 for 2), seven rebounds, two assists, two steals and four blocked shots in

55 minutes in the three games.

The Manchester women’s basketball team (1-3) lost 80-61 to Chicago and 65-55 to Calvin.

Kelcey Daugherty had seven points (2 for 8, 3 for 5), six rebounds, one assist and one steal in 32 minutes in the two games.

The Anderson women’s basketball team (0-2) lost 85-75 to Lindenwood and 72-71 to Albion. Freshman Shelby Shaffer had

20 points (5 for 13, 1 for 4, 9 for 11), eight rebounds, four assists and two steals, all team highs, in 40 minutes against Lindenwood and 16 points (4 for 8, 1 for 2,

7 for 7), two rebounds and team highs in assists (7) and steals (4) in 38 minutes against Albion.

The IPFW men’s basketball team (5-2) defeated Purdue-Calumet 106-72 and Kennesaw State

76-66. Joe Reed had 11 points

(5 for 8, 1 for 2), five rebounds and two assists in 23 minutes against Calumet and 16 points (5 for 6, 6 for 6), six rebounds and one assist in 26 minutes against Kennesaw.

Jonny Marlin had one assist in two minutes for Indiana’s basketball team (6-1) in a 77-46 win against Evansville.

The Franklin men’s basketball team (3-2) defeated Adrian 64-53 and lost 107-97 in overtime to Southeastern (Fla.) and 94-77 to Division II Eckerd. J.T. Barton had six points (3 for 8), two rebounds, one steal and one assist in 24 minutes in the three games.

The Indianapolis wrestlers defeated Alderson Broaddus and lost to Ashland and Lake Erie. Shelby Mappes won 14-2 at 174 pounds in the win and lost 6-1 and 13-10 in the losses.

Matt Milton lost 12-6 at 141 pounds in Campbellsville’s 21-18 wrestling win against Tiffin.

The Valparaiso volleyball team (25-8) defeated Youngstown 3-0 in the Horizon League semifinals and lost 3-1 to Milwaukee in the finals. Sarah Dooms had

22 kills, 27 digs, three blocks, three assists and one ace in her final collegiate matches.

Kayla Heldman had 22 digs and two assists for the Southern Indiana volleyball team (24-8) in a 3-1 first round GLVC tournament loss to Truman State.

Adria Pryor had 54 assists,

14 digs, four blocks and one kill for the Toledo volleyball team

(19-12) in a 3-2 MAC quarterfinal loss to Eastern Michigan.

Xavier’s Mickaela Saugstad was seventh of 17 in the

1,650-yard freestyle (17:58.55) and 24th of 29 in the 200 breaststroke (2:35.57) at the Cleveland State Swimming Invitational.

Swimming at the five team Ohio Wesleyan Invitational, Urbana’s Siara Chupp was 14th of

17 in the 100 backstroke (1:16.85), 15th of 16 in the 500 freestyle (6:21.82), 20th of 24 in the 100 freestyle (1:06.82) and 12th of 12 in the 400 IM (5:51.58).

The Kenyon women competed at the Northwestern TYR Invitational. Haley Townsend was

20th of 43 in the 50 butterfly (26.65) and 12th of 52 in the 100 freestyle (52.46), defeating numerous Division I swimmers in both events.

Indianapolis’ Regina Perez was fourth of 30 in the 50 freestyle (24.86) and eighth of 29 in the 100 freestyle (54.88) at the four-team Patrick Woehnker Swimming Invitational at Wabash.

Emma Schoettmer won the 50 breaststroke (29.59) and the 100 breaststroke (1:03.20), was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team and was fifth of eight in the 200 IM (2:10.47) in Arizona’s swimming defeat of Boise State.


Aurora soccer player Nick Cataldi was named to the All-Northern Athletic Collegiate Conference Freshman Team. He led Aurora with seven goals, two of them game winners, and had

two assists.

The Judson basketball team (3-7) lost 121-80 to Mount Mercy and 89-56 to Division I Milwaukee. Keenan Wood had two points (1 for 6), five assists and three rebounds in 21 minutes against Mount Mercy and seven points

(3 for 8, 1 for 3, 0 for 0),

five rebounds and four assists

in 34 minutes as a starter

against Milwaukee.

Shelby Parmer fought foul trouble in 7-2 Vincennes

102-79 women’s basketball defeat of Kankakee and had two points (1 for 3), two assists, two steals and one rebound.

Competing at the three-team Doug Coers Swimming Invitational at Ball State, the Cardinals’

Michael Oaks won both the

100 freestyle (48.30) and the 200 freestyle (1:44.38) and was ninth of 27 in the 50 freestyle (22.03).

DePauw’s Alex Grissom won the 200 freestyle (1:44.46) in a field of 26 swimmers and was fourth of 19 in the 500 freestyle (4:49.92) and 13th of 41 in the 100 freestyle (48.34) at the Patrick Woehnker Invitational at Wabash. Indianapolis, Olivet Nazarene, Olivet, Wabash and

DePauw competed.

The IUPUI men and women competed in the House of Champions Swimming Invitational at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis. In the men’s events, Mason Hamilton was 20th of 48 in the 50 freestyle (22.18), 22nd of 40 in the 100 freestyle (49.00) and 25th of 32 in the 200 freestyle (1:51.63). In the women’s meet, Jenny Oleksiak was second of 22 in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.70) and third of 23 in the 200 breaststroke (2:22.32). Evansville’s Abby Smith was fourth of 56 in the women’s 50 freestyle (24.10), ninth of 47 in the 100 freestyle (53.27), 21st of 45 in the 200 freestyle (2:00.30) and the anchor of the winning 200 medley relay team.


Jess Harris had two solo tackles and two assists for the Indiana State football team (1-11) in a 31-9 loss to Southern Illinois.

Aaron Harris carried the ball once for three yards in St. Francis’ 20-13 NAIA first-round playoff win against Faulkner. The next game is today at the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky.

The IU-Southeast women’s basketball team (4-3) lost 82-63 to Georgetown College and 87-67 to Lindsey Wilson. Michaela Harris had six points (3 for 10), three assists, three rebounds and one steal in 36 minutes in the two losses.

The Butler women’s basketball team (1-4) lost 61-57 to Bowling Green and 84-69 to Indiana. Haley Howard started for the Bulldogs in both games and had a team-high 13 points (6 for 12, 1 for 3, 0 for 0), five rebounds and four assists in 33 minutes against the Falcons and seven points (3 for 5, 1 for 2, 0 for 1), four rebounds, three assists and one steal in 21 minutes against the Hoosiers.

The Lindenwood women’s basketball team (4-2) defeated McKendree 82-69, Harris-Stowe

84-73 and Robert Morris- Springfield 106-60. Morgan Johnson started and had 13 points (4 for 7,

3 for 5, 2 for 2), two rebounds and one blocked shot in 13 minutes against McKendree. She did not play against Harris-Stowe but started and had 15 points (6 for 8, 3 for 5, 0 for 0), one rebound and one steal in 16 minutes against Robert Morris.

In a triangular meet with Principia and Illinois Tech, won by Franklin, Grizzly swimmer Seth Morin won the 1,650 freestyle (17:13.74) and was third of five in the 200 freestyle (1:53.61).

Swimming at the Ohio Wesleyan Invitational, Defiance’s Braden Perry was 19th of 20 in the 200 freestyle (2:02.42), 25th of 29 in the 100 freestyle (55.78) and fifth of five in the 1,650 freestyle (19:51.31).

Illinois College’s Jordyn Perry was 35th of 39 in the women’s 200 freestyle (2:34.26) and 18th of 19 in the 100 backstroke (1:19.62) at the Illinois Wesleyan Swimming Invitational.


The Charleston volleyball team (22-9) defeated Notre Dame of Ohio 3-1 in the first round of the Mountain East Conference tournament but lost 3-1 to Fairmount State in round two. Abbi Bryant had seven kills, four blocks and two digs in the

two matches.

The Elmhurst men’s basketball team (2-2) defeated Benedictine 77-76 and Lawrence 96-81. Kyle Wuest had 17 points (6 for 12, 2 for 5, 3 for 4), six rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes against Benedictine and a team-high 25 points (8 for 14, 3 for 6, 6 for 7), three rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals in 30 minutes against Lawrence.


Franklin’s Kole Stogner netted five yards on four carries and caught one pass for six yards in the Grizzlies’ 17-10 NCAA Division III first-round football win against Washington of St. Louis.

Lee Campbell had one solo tackle for the Indianapolis football team (10-2) in a 27-14 NCAA Division II first-round football loss to West Texas A&M.

Nichole Thompson had 16 points (5 for 14, 6 for 11), seven rebounds, three assists and one steal in 40 minutes in 1-3 Franklin’s 64-41 win against Trine and 52-50 loss to Wittenberg.

The Marian women’s basketball team (3-5) lost 63-51 to

IU-Northwest and 90-37 to Wright State. Deauna Evans had eight points (2 for 9, 4 for 5), five rebounds and two steals in 24 minutes in the two losses.

The Danville women’s basketball team (5-2) defeated Kankakee 86-78, Triton 93-34 and John Logan 81-75. Kelsie Ratliff led Danville in scoring with 15 points (7 for 8, 1 for 2, 0 for 2) and had four rebounds, one assist and one steal against Triton. In the other two games, she had three rebounds, two steals, two blocked shots and an assist.

Evansville diver Stephanie Tran was seventh of 10 on the one-meter board and seventh of eight on the three-meter board at the House of Champions Swimming and Diving Invitational at the

Natatorium in Indianapolis.

Walt Vanderbush is a former principal of Franklin Community High School. Send ideas for the College Update column to rmorwick@dailyjournal.net.

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