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Northern Kentucky basketball player Melody Doss, a Center Grove graduate, scored 24 points (10 for 20, 2 for 5, 2 for 2) and grabbed 11 rebounds, both team-highs, in 34 minutes to lead her team to a 77-61 win against Cincinnati.

The junior blocked two shots and had one steal and one assist while committing only one turnover.

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Emma Schoettmer won the 100-yard breaststroke (1:01.63) and the 200 breaststroke (2:12.50), swam on the winning 200-yard medley relay team and was fourth of seven in the 200 IM (2:06.96) in Arizona’s 151-149 win against UCLA. In a loss to Southern California, she won both the 100 breaststroke (1:01.65) and the 200 (2:11.98) and was fifth of eight in the 400 IM (4:36.08). Her time in the 200 was more than two seconds better than the second-place finisher.

Indianapolis’ Regina Perez finished second of six swimmers in the 50-meter freestyle (28.63) in the Greyhounds’ win against William Jewell.

The Urbana women’s swimmers lost to Ohio Wesleyan and Alderson Broaddus. Against Ohio Wesleyan, Siara Chupp anchored the winning 200 freestyle relay team and was fourth of five in the 1,000 freestyle (12:57.72), fifth of six in the 500 freestyle (6:24.90) and fourth of four in the 400 IM (6:00.62). In the loss to Alderson Broaddus, she was second of four in the 1,000 freestyle (13:12.86), second of three in the 500 freestyle (6:32.46) and fourth of four in the 200 IM (2:52.82).

Diver Dakoda Johnson was third of five at one meter and second of five at three meters in Eastern Michigan’s swimming and diving win against Oakland. Teammate Grant Schwarz was fifth of eight in the 100 breaststroke (58.87) and eighth of nine in the 500 freestyle (4:53.59).

The Indianapolis women’s basketball team (2-1) lost 76-48 to Emporia State and then defeated Montana State-Billings 87-45 and Pittsburg State 82-73 in games played in Anaheim, Calif. Kirsten Gliesmann played 55 minutes in the three games and had 19 rebounds, four assists, one steal, two blocked shots and 13 points (5 for 15, 3 for 4).

The IPFW men’s basketball team (1-1) lost 81-80 to Dayton and defeated IU-Kokomo 90-62. Joe Reed had 21 points (10 for 11, 1 for 1, 0 for 0) and eight rebounds (both team highs), two blocked shots and one assist in 29 minutes in the win and nine points (3 for 7, 1 for 3, 2 for 2) and three rebounds in 28 minutes in the loss.

Jonny Marlin had four points (0 for 0, 4 for 4), one rebound and one assist in two minutes for the Indiana basketball team in a 100-72 defeat of Chicago State.

Offensive tackle Mark Riffle had one solo tackle for the Wabash football team (8-1) in a 35-17 loss to Wittenberg.

Starting defensive end Blake Miller had five solo tackles and two assists in Southern Illinois’ 37-27 football loss to Missouri State.

Tyler Mills intercepted a pass and returned it two yards and had three solo tackles and one assist for the Taylor football team (4-5) in a 20-12 loss to St. Francis.

Tanner Riley caught three passes for 24 yards, carried the ball once for a one-yard loss and returned a punt three yards for the Indiana State football team (1-9) in a 29-0 loss to South Dakota State.

Jordan Bedan started at left tackle, as he has done all year, for the Indianapolis football team (9-1) in a 33-7 defeat of Quincy.

Hanover’s Ben Wheeler averaged 50.6 yards on five kickoffs for the Hanover football team (5-4, 5-2) in a 24-21 win against Manchester.

Mike Wood averaged 46.5 yards on four kickoffs, converted both of his extra-point tries, made a 26-yard field goal and missed a field goal from 36 yards in 6-3 Franklin’s 24-17 football loss to Bluffton.

Jordan Luallen carried the ball eight times for 29 yards, including a two-yard touchdown run, in 7-2 Cincinnati’s 28-25 football win against SMU.

Starting nose guard Joel Cox had one solo tackle and two assists for the Ball State football team (9-1, 6-0) in a 44-24 defeat of Central Michigan. Garrett Mack was the Cardinals’ long snapper.

Drew Ponder had three solo tackles, including a sack, and two assists for the Anderson football team (0-9) in a 42-14 loss to Rose-Hulman. Teammate Sean Brooks had three solo tackles with a sack, three assists and one fumble recovery.

Nick Stoner had one solo tackle for the Indiana football team (4-5, 2-3) in a 52-35 defeat of Illinois.

Starting defensive tackle Bryce Krebs had one solo tackle for the Eastern Kentucky football team (6-4) in a 68-10 loss to Jacksonville State.

The Rose-Hulman men’s soccer team defeated Hanover 3-0 and Transylvania 1-0 to qualify for the NCAA Division III national tournament. Brent Kamer assisted on one of the Engineers’ goals against Hanover.

The Valparaiso volleyball team (23-6, 9-3) defeated Cleveland State 3-0 and lost 3-2 to Youngstown. Sarah Dooms had 25 kills, 24 digs, five assists, four aces and one block in the two matches.

Kayla Heldman had 39 digs, five assists and one kill for the Southern Indiana volleyball team (22-6, 13-2) in a 3-0 win against Maryville.

The Toledo volleyball team (17-10, 10-3) is in first place in the MAC-West after 3-2 wins against Ball State and Buffalo. Adria Pryor had 106 assists, 31 digs, three blocks and two aces in the wins.


Gabrielle LaMonaca had five digs and one assist for the Trinity International volleyball team (7-25) in a 3-0 loss to Cardinal Stritch.

Starting defensive tackle Lee Campbell had five solo tackles with a sack, two assists and one quarterback hurry for Indianapolis’ football team (9-1) in a 33-7 defeat of Quincy.

Kole Stogner carried the ball 16 times for 62 yards and one touchdown and caught eight passes for 52 yards in 6-3 Franklin’s 24-17 football loss to Bluffton.

The Marian women’s basketball team (1-3) lost 75-66 to Mount Mercy and 77-55 to Clarke. Deauna Evans had 14 points (4 for 8, 1 for 4, 5 for 10), six rebounds and one steal in 23 minutes against Mount Mercy and nine points (1 for 4, 7 for 7) and three rebounds in 21 minutes against Clarke.

Evansville diver Stephanie Tran was third of five from the one-meter board and third of four from three meters in a swimming and diving loss to Illinois State.

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Cincinnati Christian volleyball player Ellie Abel is fifth in the nation among NAIA players with 69 service aces.

Bridget Marlow had one service ace for the Trine volleyball team (16-15) in a 3-0 loss to Hope.

Morgan Morrison had two solo tackles, and teammate starting linebacker Vince Peiffer had one solo and two assists for the Hanover football team (5-4, 5-2) in a 24-21 win against Manchester.

The Regis women’s basketball team defeated Johnson and Wales 101-66 in an exhibition game. Erica Von Stein had nine points (3 for 7 from three-point range), one rebound, two assists and one steal in 19 minutes for the winners.


The Charleston volleyball team (19-7) defeated West Virginia State 3-0 and Virginia-Wise and Concord by 3-1 scores. Abbi Bryant had nine kills, five digs and five blocks in the three wins.

Samantha Stinson had 11 assists and five digs in three games for the IU-South Bend volleyball team (18-12, 13-5) in a 3-1 win against Olivet Nazarene and a 3-0 win against Purdue-Calumet.


Franklin soccer player Vanessa Benham was selected to the Capital One Academic All District team and to the Heartland Conference second team.

The Judson basketball team (2-3) lost 99-88 to IU-East, defeated Great Lakes Christian 70-66 and lost 93-86 to Silver Lake. Keenan Wood had 23 points (9 for 23, 5 for 7), 10 assists, 11 rebounds and three steals in 63 minutes in the three games. The freshman is third on the team in scoring and minutes played and first in assists.

The Vincennes women’s basketball team (3-1) lost 66-61 to Mineral Area and defeated Three Rivers 79-75. Shelby Parmer had 13 points (5 for 12, 2 for 5, 1 for 2), four assists, four steals and two rebounds in the loss and 18 points (6 for 11, 1 for 3, 5 for 8), two assists, four rebounds and one steal in the win.

Jake Hemrick had one solo tackle for an 11-yard loss for the DePauw football team (4-5, 4-4) in a 24-13 win against Hiram.

Kacie Kelly had 46 assists, six digs, five blocks, one kill and one ace for the Marian volleyball team (18-11) in a 3-1 league tournament loss to Grace.

Trine (16-15, 8-9) was eliminated from the MIAA volleyball tournament with a 3-0 loss to Hope. Megan Verkemp had seven kills, seven digs and one assist; and Lauren Verkemp had 13 digs, five kills, one block, one assist and one ace.

Claire Wilson finished sixth of nine in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.59) and fifth of six in the 200 (2:54.02) in Carleton’s swimming loss to St. Thomas.

The Evansville swimmers defeated Eastern Illinois and lost Illinois State. Abby Smith anchored the winning 400-yard medley relay team, won the 50 freestyle (24.65) and swam on the winning 200 freestyle relay team against EIU and was fifth of 10 in the 50 freestyle (24.76) and fourth of nine in the 100 (54.97) against ISU.

The IUPUI men’s swimming team won against Valparaiso and Wright State. Mason Hamilton was fifth of 10 in the 50 freestyle (22.40) and seventh of 10 in the 100 butterfly (57.10) against Valpo and eighth of nine in the 50 freestyle (22.52) and eighth of eight in the 100 freestyle (50.37) against the Raiders.

Competing at 174 pounds at the Michigan State Freshmen/Sophomore Wrestling Open, Indianapolis’ Luke Kriech lost 5-4 to Columbia in the first round and 5-3 to Michigan in the consolation round.


Aaron Harris caught one pass for 16 yards and carried the ball once for one yard in 7-2 St. Francis’ 20-12 football win against Taylor.

Jordan Sharp had one solo tackle for the Indianapolis football team (9-1) in a 33-7 defeat of Quincy.

Kollin Wheat had four solo tackles and assisted on four others in 2-7 Earlham’s 51-7 football loss to Mount St. Joseph.

Morgan Johnson started and had 10 points (4 for 7, 2 for 5, 0 for 0), six rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in 25 minutes in Lindenwood’s 84-74 basketball loss to Arkansas-Monticello.

The IU-Southeast basketball team defeated Cincinnati Christian 63-54 and Union 72-54. Freshman Michaela Harris started for the Grenadiers and had three points (0 for 6, 3 for 5), four rebounds, five assists and one steal in the two games.

Kaitlyn Phillips had six points (2 for 3, 2 for 3, 0 for 0) and one assist in 16 minutes for the Coker basketball team (1-0) in a 71-57 win against Peiffer.

Butler’s Samantha Turley was eighth of 27 runners in 19:09.8 at the 5K Hoosier Cross-Country Invitational.

In a four-way swimming meet against Millikin, Knox and Principia, Illinois College’s Jordyn Perry was sixth of seven in the 100 backstroke (1:19.01) and seventh of eight in the 200 (2:50.37).

Defiance’s Braden Perry was a member of the winning 200 freestyle relay team and was fourth of five in the 50 freestyle (26.10) in a swimming loss to Bethany.

The Franklin swimmers defeated Transylvania in a dual meet and won against Centre and Bellarmine in a triangular meet. Seth Morin won the 500 freestyle (5:10.94) and was second of five in the 200 freestyle (1:53.03) against Transylvania and was second of seven in the 1,000 freestyle (10:20.73), second of nine in the 500 freestyle (4:57.11) and seventh of nine in the 200 backstroke (2:12.77) in the three-way meet.

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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