The University of Indianapolis’ Farin Hickman was second of 26 in the hammer throw competition at the Cardinal Track and Field Invitational at Ball State with a throw of 194 feet, 7 inches, the second best distance in NCAA Division II this year and a distance which automatically qualifies her for the NCAA Division II National Championships.
The senior placed third of 20 in the shot put with a toss of 46-6¾, an NCAA Division II provisional mark.
Competing at the Cardinal Track and Field Invitational at Ball State, Indianapolis’ Robert Geis was fourth of 10 in the 400-meter hurdles (55.82) and eighth of 12 in the 110 hurdles (16.28).
Indiana State’s Danielle Muse was seventh of 19 in the 1,500 meters (4:38.84) at the Gibson Track and Field Invitational at Terre Haute.
The Southern Indiana softball team (33-5) won doubleheaders against both Quincy and Truman State. Brooke Harmening had six hits in 15 at-bats in the four games and is hitting .347 (43 for 124). She raised her pitching record to 19-1 with a 1.42 ERA with complete game wins in the opening game of each twinbill.
Jojo Settles is hitting .150 (3 for 20) for the Franklin softball team (17-13, 4-8).
Jared Adkins is hitting .218 for the Taylor baseball team (26-16).
The Liberty baseball team (25-15, 11-4) lost to Maryland and won two of three against Longwood. Ashton Perritt had one triple, two doubles, and two singles, four runs scored and one RBI in 18 at-bats in the four games and is batting .319 (36 for 113), the second highest average on the team. He pitched 3 /3 innings in two games and gave up three hits, two earned runs and three walks, with two strikeouts, and has a 1-3 record with a 5.69 ERA.
Indiana State’s Katie Wise was first of 20 in the 100-meter dash (11.61) and first of 25 in the 200 (23.88) at the Gibson Track and Field Invitational at Terre Haute.
Franklin’s Anna Murdock was second of 24 in the 800 (2:19.40) and third of 20 in the 400 (57.62) at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Track and Field Invitational.
Taylor Kinney scored Marian’s only point in an 8-1 tennis loss to the University of Northwestern Ohio with a 7-5, 3-6, 10-8 win at No. 6 singles.
Clarissa Knight is batting .462 with eight doubles, six triples and four home runs for the Grace softball team (24-19). She has been successful in each of her 13 stolen base attempts.
Morgan Peoni is batting .240 for the Ancilla softball team (14-19).
The Hanover softball team (15-9) defeated Rose-Hulman twice and split a doubleheader with Mount St. Joseph. Mackenzie Writt had six singles, two doubles, three RBIs and three runs scored in 12 at-bats in the four games and is hitting .343.
The Franklin softball team (17-13, 4-8) lost twice to both Rose-Hulman and Bluffton. Olivia Paszek was the losing pitcher in a 4-3 loss to Rose-Hulman and a 7-2 loss to Bluffton and has a 9-6 record with a 2.62 ERA.
Franklin’s Clay Warner was fourth of 19 in the long jump (20-3) and 12th of 20 in the triple jump (40-8¼) at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Track and Field Invitational. Teammate Adam Shepherd was 25th of 37 in the 200-meter dash (24.26).
The Franklin men’s tennis team defeated both Anderson and Hanover by 9-0 scores. Luke Snyder won 8-2 at No. 2 doubles against Anderson and 6-2, 6-1 at No. 4 singles and 8-4 at No. 2 doubles against Hanover.
Brett Schultheis was the losing pitcher for Marian (13-14) in an 11-8 loss to Bethel, giving up five hits, three earned runs and one walk while striking out one in 21/3 innings. He has an 0-2 record with a 11.17 ERA in 9⅔ innings.
The Rose-Hulman baseball team (18-12, 12-7) lost to Franklin and defeated DePauw, Earlham twice and Anderson. Donnie Waters had eight hits, four runs scored and one RBI in 16 at-bats in the five games and raised his batting average to .303 (30 for 99).
Franklin’s Ashley Myers was eighth of 27 in the 3,000 meters (11:12.20) and ninth of 17 in the javelin (90-9) at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Track and Field Invitational.
Taylor Murray had one hit and scored one run in two at-bats for the Taylor softball team (28-12) in a 12-1 win against Spring Arbor and is hitting .267.
The Anderson softball team won twice against Bluffton, Ohio Northern and Rose-Hulman and split two games against Thomas More. Shelby Shaffer had six hits in 15 at-bats in the eight games and is hitting .394.
The Indianapolis softball team (35-9) won twice against Wheeling Jesuit and Maryville and split two games with Missouri-St. Louis. Natalie Lalich had two singles, one home run one run scored and two RBIs in 15 at-bats in the six games and is hitting .353.
The Notre Dame softball team 37-11 defeated Bowling Green and Northwestern and swept three games against Syracuse. Kimmy Sullivan pinch-hit against Syracuse and hit a home run. She pinch ran twice in earlier games and scored each time. The sophomore is batting .227.
Anna Gunderson had eight hits in 20 at-bats for the Taylor softball team (28-12) in doubleheader sweeps of Huntington, St. Francis and Spring Arbor and is batting .299 (33 for134).
Taylor’s Noah Clayton was second of six in the 400-meter hurdles (55.54) at the Taylor Track and Field Invitational.
Hanover’s Mackenzie Dean was third of 27 in the 3,000 meters (10:39.65) at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Track and Field Invitational.
Ball State’s Jordan Timmons was third of 10 in the 5,000 meters (19:04.69) at the Cardinal Track and Field Invitational at Ball State.
Competing at the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Gateway Track and Field Invitational, Southern Indiana’s Jordan Jones was ninth in the shot put (34-5), 14th in the hammer (116-7), sixth in the javelin (91-4) and 11th in the discus (95.7).
The Purdue men’s lacrosse team opened its season with three losses but has won four straight since then. Brandon Gridley has won 50 of 106 faceoffs and has one assist.
The Franklin women’s lacrosse team (3-7, 3-5) lost 17-5 to Transylvania and 16-14 to Thiel. Prestleigh Hobbs had one goal and one ground ball against Transylvania and one goal, two assists and one ground ball against Thiel. Carly Campbell had two ground balls against Transylvania.
The Marian women’s tennis team lost 8-1 to Northwest Ohio. Grace Neathery lost 6-0, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and 8-4 at No. 2 doubles for the Knights.
The Indiana Wesleyan women’s tennis team defeated IU-Southeast, Huntington and Taylor by 9-0 scores. Diane Jones won 8-0, 8-1, and 8-3 at No. 3 doubles in the three wins.
The Ball State men’s tennis team lost 4-3 to Buffalo and 5-2 to Binghamton. Luke Andersen won 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 at No. 2 singles against Buffalo and 6-1, 6-7, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and 6-4 at No. 1 doubles against Binghamton.
Mark Garrett was the winning pitcher for the Anderson baseball team (20-11) in an 11-8 defeat of Bluffton. The junior gave up four hits, two earned runs and no walks in 3⅔ innings of relief while striking out two. In a later outing, he gave up three hits, two walks and one earned run in six innings of relief and did not get the decision in a 5-4 loss to Rose-Hulman. He has a 2-0 record with a 5.76 ERA.
Brad Walker is batting .211 (8 for 38) for the IU-Southeast baseball team (29-15).
Jay Prior is 2-3 with a 4.44 ERA for the Lincoln Land baseball team (20-16). He has pitched 261/3 innings in seven games and has given up 31 hits and seven walks while striking out 19.
Zach Anderson has pitched 38⅔ innings for Grand Valley State (24-13) and has a 4-1 record with a 3.96 ERA.
Patrick Norris is batting .291 (30 for 103) for the Danville Community College baseball team (18-14). Pitcher Cody Stewart has a 3-1 record and a 3.96 ERA. He has pitched 221/3 innings and given up 23 hits and eight walks while striking out seven.
Franklin’s Erica Christy was second of 17 in the shot put (41-1¼), 10th of 14 in the discus (88-9) and 12th of 17 in the hammer (108-4) at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Track and Field Invitational.
Indiana State’s Amy Hicks was third of five in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:35.83) at the Gibson Track and Field Invitational at Terre Haute.
Taylor’s Eric Croft was 12th of 13 in the javelin (109-6½) at the Taylor Track and Field Invitational.
Bridget Pepper had one hit and one RBI in three at-bats for the Wabash Valley softball team (32-11) in a 9-1 win against Shawnee and is hitting .333 (8 for 24).
Alex Lovelace had eight singles, four doubles, two triples nine runs scored and seven RBIs in 21 at-bats for the Taylor softball team (28-12, 22-6) in doubleheader sweeps of Huntington, St. Francis and Spring Arbor and is hitting .444. Teammate Davis Carter had six singles, three doubles, two home runs, eight runs scored and five RBIs in 18 at-bats in the games and is hitting .439.
The IPFW softball team (3-37, 2-13) lost to Purdue and three times to North Dakota state. Kelly Pevely is batting .190 or the Mastodons.
Georgia softball pitcher Brittany Gray took the loss in her team’s 8-4 defeat against Florida, giving up 10 hits, eight earned runs and one walk with eight strikeouts in seven innings. Her record is 13-5 with a 2.21 ERA for the 35-13, 11-9 Bulldogs.
The Butler softball team (21-22, 7-8) defeated Eastern Illinois, Ball State and Georgetown three times. Chelsea Norwood was 3 of 12 with two runs scored and one RBI in 12 at-bats and is hitting .252.
The Franklin softball team (17-13, 4-8) lost twice to both Rose-Hulman and Bluffton. Katie Struewing had one single, one double and one run scored in 13 at-bats and is hitting .387. Anne Schwomeyer was one for six and is hitting .393 (11 for 28). Steph Smith retired all three batters in an inning of relief pitching in a 6-0 loss to Bluffton. She has a 2-0 record with a 0.64 ERA in 11 innings on the mound.
The Dayton tennis team defeated St. Louis 4-3 and lost 4-3 to Richmond in the A-10 Tennis Tournament. Jackie Kawamoto won 6-0, 6-2 at No. 2 singles and 8-2 at No. 2 doubles in the win and 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles in the loss. Jade Kawamoto won 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 at No. 6 singles against St. Louis and 6-0, 6-4 at No. 6 against Richmond.
The Franklin men’s tennis team defeated both Anderson and Hanover by 9-0 scores. Ryan Hammer won 6-3, 6-0 at No. 1 singles against Anderson and 6-2, 3-6, 1-0 against Hanover. Alex Hammer won 6-0, 6-1 at No. 3 singles against Anderson and 6-1, 6-2 against Hanover. The Hammers teamed to win 8-3 at No. 1 doubles against Anderson and 9-8 against Hanover.
Brittany Toney lost 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6 singles and 8-3 at No. 1 doubles in Ohio Northern’s 6-3 defeat of John Carroll.
Iowa Western baseball player Alex Krupa is the sixth-leading hitter in the 179 school National Junior College Athletic Association Division One with a .480 batting average (59 for 123).
Conner Morris was back in action for the Anderson baseball team (20-11), going 5 for 16 in five games, wins against Manchester and Bluffton and losses to Bluffton twice and Rose-Hulman. He is batting .348 (16 for 46).
Aaron Doughty pitched two innings for Lindsey Wilson (28-17) in a 12-1 win against Brescia and gave up three hits, one earned run and one walk while striking out two. He is 0-2 with a 6.48 ERA.