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Ex-Trojan on scoring tear: St. Mary-of-the-Woods junior goes for 24, 20 in consecutive games

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St. Mary-of-the-Woods basketball player Brittany Shaner, a Center Grove graduate, scored 24 points (10 for 18, 1 for 4, 3 for 4) in 27 minutes in a 148-101 loss to IU-Southeast and had 20 points (5 for 13, 2 for 5, 8 for 8) in 24 minutes in a 100-80 loss to Oakland City. She had 14 rebounds, two assists, two steals and one blocked shot in the two games.

The junior has led the Pomeroy (0-5) in scoring with 20 or more points in each game and averages 22.4 points per contest on .494 shooting from the field, .348 from 3-point range and .815 from the free-throw line.

Center Grove

The Indianapolis women’s basketball team (2-0) defeated Ferris State 72-53. Kirsten Gliesmann had eight points (3 for 11, 2 for 2), eight rebounds, one assist and one steal in 33 minutes.

Northern Kentucky (0-3) lost 65-53 to Western Kentucky. Melody Doss had two points (1 for 5), two rebounds, two assists, one steal and one blocked shot in 18 minutes.

The Oberlin basketball team (2-1) defeated Kalamazoo 56-55 and Goshen 84-74 and lost 69-52 to John Carroll. Katie Lucaites played 31 minutes in the three games and had five points (2 for 4, 1 for 1), 11 rebounds and two blocked shots.

The Elmhurst basketball team (2-1) won 90-47 against Dominican and 79-35 against Milwaukee Science and Engineering and lost 56-51 to Coe. Nikky Moan had seven points (3 for 7, 1 for 1, 0 for 0), seven rebounds, one assist, one steal and one blocked shot in 27 minutes in the three games.

The IPFW men’s basketball team (2-3) defeated Texas-Pan American 97-94 in three overtimes and lost 60-47 to Eastern Michigan and 68-67 to Eastern Illinois. Joe Reed had 12 rebounds, five points (2 for 7, 1 for 2), two assists and two steals in 44 minutes in the win and three points (1 for 3, 1 for 5), six rebounds and four assists in 39 minutes in the two losses.

J.T. Barton played 32 minutes for the Franklin men’s basketball team in its season-opening 78-72 loss to Centre and had 11 points (3 for 9, 1 for 1, 4 for 5), four rebounds, three steals and one assist. Mark Kwiatkowski had one rebound, one blocked shot and one assist in 11 minutes.

Purdue’s Noah Pashley finished 20th of 32 swimmers in the 100-yard freestyle (47.04) at the Purdue Invitational.

Swimming in the Woehnker Invitational at Wabash College, Indianapolis’ Regina Perez was 19th of 42 in the 50 freestyle (26.32), 22nd of 30 in the 100 backstroke (1:08.80), and 23rd of 43 in the 100 freestyle (57.98).

In a three-way meet with Virginia and Penn State, Indiana swimmer Allie Day was 11th of 16 in the 200 IM (2:06.22), ninth of 15 in the 200 backstroke (2:01.77), 12th of 17 in the 100 backstroke (57.55) and 11th of 14 in the 100 butterfly (59.29).

Joel Cox assisted on two tackles for the Ball State football team (8-3, 5-2 MAC) in a 52-27 win against Ohio University.

Jordan Luallen carried the ball twice for nine yards for the Cincinnati football team (7-3, 3-2) in a 10-3 loss to Rutgers.

The Franklin football team won its first-round NCAA Division III game, defeating Adrian 42-10. Brooks Bemis, who was named First Team All-Heartland Conference, started at right guard for the Grizzlies. Teammate Mike Wood averaged 61.6 yards on seven kickoffs and had two touchbacks.

Nick Stoner caught two passes for 20 yards and returned a punt one yard for the Indiana football team (4-7, 2-5) in a 45-22 loss to Penn State.

Tanner Riley caught five passes for 69 yards for the Indiana State football team (7-4) in a 27-6 loss to Youngstown.

Starting “Z” back Luke Swift caught six passes for 48 yards for the Miami football team (4-7, 3-4) in a 30-16 loss to Central Michigan.

The Southern Indiana volleyball team (16-16) lost 3-0 to Missouri Science and Technology in the first round of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. Kayla Heldman had 12 digs and one assist.

Competing in the Horizon League volleyball tournament, Valparaiso beat Youngstown 3-0 in the first round and lost 3-2 to Illinois-Chicago in the second round. Sarah Dooms had 10 kills, three assists, 23 digs, two blocks and one service ace in the two matches.

Indianapolis wrestler Sean Mappes pinned a Kent State foe in his first match at 174 pounds in the Ashland Open Tournament and then lost 5-4 to Purdue in the second round and 11-1 to Ashland in the wrestle-backs.


Jordan Burton scored 17 points (7 for 7, 3 for 4) and had two rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes in IU-South Bend’s 80-68 basketball win against Purdue-North Central. IUSB (5-1) defeated Olivet Nazarene 65-60; and the freshman, hampered by four personal fouls, had two points (1 for 1), one rebound and one assist in eight minutes.

Kyle Wuest played nine minutes for the Elmhurst basketball (0-1) in a 68-56 loss to Carleton and had three points (1 for 1, 1 for 2) and one rebound.

Corey Burton has started the first four games for the Ancilla basketball team (4-0) and is averaging 6.2 points, 2.2 steals. 1.8 rebounds, and 5.2 assists with only 1.5 turnovers per game.


Swimming at the Dave Coers Invitational at Ball State, Michael Oaks won the 50 freestyle (22.05) in a field of 24 swimmers and the 200 freestyle (1:44.60) in a field of 15, and was third of 16 in the 100 freestyle (48.44). The junior anchored the winning 800 freestyle relay team and the winning 400 medley relay team. In the women’s meet, diver Natalie Grissom was fifth of 10 at one meter.

Shelby Parmer averages 8.7 points on 48.8 percent shooting from the field, 33.3 percent from 3-point range and 50 percent from the foul line and averages 6.8 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 steals for the 2-4 Vincennes women’s basketball team.

Indian Creek

Starting defensive tackle Josh Bales, who was named to the Heartland Conference first team, had one solo tackle, a sack and three assists for the Franklin football team in its 42-10 defeat of Adrian in the NCAA D-III tournament.

Erica Von Stein started for the Regis basketball team (0-2) in a season-opening 85-76 loss at Alaska-Anchorage and had six points on 2-for3 shooting from 3-point range in 18 minutes of play. In a second game against the same team, a 70-67 loss, the sophomore had two rebounds and one assist in 10 minutes.

The Lewis women’s swimmers defeated William Jewell 187-140. Catie Reese was third of five in the 200-meter backstroke (2:41.26), third of six in the 100 backstroke (1:14.12) and fifth of eight in the 100 butterfly (1:11.16).

Indianapolis’ Richard Gregg was 27th of 48 in the 50 freestyle (23.42), 22nd of 44 in the 100 freestyle (50.90) and 20th of 34 in the 200 freestyle at the Patrick Woehnker Swimming Invitational at Wabash College.


The Franklin women’s basketball team (2-1) defeated Spalding 59-56 and Trine 54-45 and lost 86-84 to Baldwin-Wallace. Nicole Thompson played 52 minutes in the three games and had 20 rebounds, 28 points (9 for 21, 10 for 16), three steals and two assists.


Jordan Sharp assisted on one tackle for the Indianapolis football team in its first-round NCAA Division II 31-14 win against Midwestern State, Kan.

Lauren Hamilton has played in nine matches for the 17-3 Olivet Nazarene soccer team and scored her first goal on Oct. 13. She has taken five shots, all on goal. Olivet Nazarene is competing in the NAIA national tournament.

Elise Teller played in five matches for the Indiana Wesleyan soccer team (14-5-1).

The Defiance swimmers defeated Hiram in a dual meet. Defiance’s Braden Perry was fourth of five in the 100-meter freestyle (1:05.28) and was the only competitor in the 400 freestyle (5:08.15) and the 800 freestyle (10:31.32). In the CM Invitational at Ohio Wesleyan, he was 19th of 23 in the 500 freestyle (5:36.52), 24th of 31 in the 200 freestyle (2:04.55), 30th of 38 in the 100 freestyle (56.75) and ninth of 10 in the 1650 freestyle (19:35.95).

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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