College notebook: Rees doing her part for UIndy softball

The University of Indianapolis softball squad won five of its first six games at the Spring Games tournament with senior catcher Lexy Rees, a Greenwood graduate, accounting for six hits, including a triple and two doubles. Junior teammate Dominique Proctor had five hits, driving in six runs.


Indiana Wesleyan junior tennis player Ethan Gray played No. 3 doubles and No. 4 singles for the Wildcats to help lead the team to a 3-0 mark during its spring break trip.


Butler sophomore men’s golfer Damon Dickey won medalist honors at the Sacred Heart men’s golf invitational, shooting a final-round score of 64 that established a new single-round program record. His two-round total was an 8-under-par 136.

University of Indianapolis women’s golfer Ava Ray carded a final-round score of 69, and finished tied for 11th place individually as the Greyhounds took part in the Augustana Spring Fling tournament.

Freshman guard Kuryn Brunson came off the bench to score 10 points, grab four rebounds and make four steals as Wabash Valley College won the NJCAA Region 24 women’s basketball championship.

Center Grove

Freshman second baseman Tyler Cerny contributed a triple, three singles and a sacrifice fly at the Indiana University baseball team completed its four-game sweep of visiting Bellarmine.

Senior first baseman Mike Wyman delivered a two-run home run for St. Leo baseball in its 12-8 victory over visiting Kentucky Wesleyan.

Junior catcher Adam Taylor singled and scored a pair of runs for Franklin College in its 15-4 win against Albion. In the final game of the three-game series, Taylor had a two-run single, while senior teammate Jackson Young picked up the pitching win, allowing four hits in seven innings.

Sophomore pitcher Drue Young helped Indiana Wesleyan to a 9-3 victory over Marian, allowing four hits and striking out nine in his eight innings.

First baseman Lexi Fair had four hits, including a double, as the Southern Indiana softball team won two of three games at Morehead State.

Senior Trey Thixton won all three matches at both No. 5 singles and No. 1 doubles for Indiana Wesleyan men’s tennis as it completed a three-match sweep over spring break.

St. Leo men’s golfer Alex Heck helped the team finish seventh of 18 teams at the Southeastern Intercollegiate, his four-under-par total of 212 over three rounds good for sixth individually.

Senior Noah Gillard had a three-round score of 232 to tie for 56th as the Indiana men’s golf squad tied for fourth in the team standings at the Seminole Intercollegiate.

Marian golfer Luke Beetz tied for 21st with a three-round sum of 225 at the Carey Collegiate. Knights teammate Brandon Heffner tied for 51st with a 232.

Cincinnati senior Sam Jean tied for 13th individually with a score of 212 as the Bearcats finished second of 13 teams at the Sea Island Collegiate.

Indiana senior Trayce Jackson-Davis finished the team’s 70-60 win over Maryland in the Big Ten men’s basketball tournament with 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. The Hoosiers lost a 77-73 decision to Penn State in the semifinals, with Jackson-Davis producing 24 points, 10 boards and seven assists.

Senior guard Ella Thompson’s 17 points, four rebounds and three assists weren’t enough for Bentley women’s basketball as it lost, 62-47, to Assumption in the NCAA Division II East Regional semifinals.

Purdue guard Cassidy Hardin scored 10 points in the team’s come-from-behind 57-55 win over Wisconsin at the Big Ten women’s basketball tournament. The Boilermakers then lost to eventual champion Iowa, 69-58, with Hardin finishing with six points, two assists and two blocks.

Indian Creek

Junior pitcher Wyatt Phillips picked up his second save of the season as the University of Indianapolis baseball team defeated Davenport, 10-7. Phillips pitched the final two innings, allowing two hits and striking out four. He followed that up with another save in a 7-4 triumph, working the final 1 1/3 innings.

Franklin College pitcher Dylan Sprong picked up the win, working the first 5 2/3 innings and striking out two as the Grizzlies topped Albion, 15-4.