Carson helps IW win opener

Weekly college update

Week of Feb. 4


Indiana Wesleyan opened its season by defeating Brescia 13-2 and 20-0. Kaisy Carson was the starting and winning pitcher in game one, giving up five hits, one walk, and two earned runs while striking out four in five innings. The senior had two hits in three at bats, including a double, and scored two runs and had two RBIs. In game two she played left field and was three for four at the plate and had one RBI and scored three runs. Carson was named first team NAIA All Great Lakes Region last season while batting .433 and amassing an 18-6 pitching record with a 2.29 ERA.


Wabash’s Dallas Pitts won the shot put event in a field of 16 competitors with a toss of 45-10 ¾ at the Tiger Small College Invitational at DePauw. The host school’s Demarco Henry was sixth in that event (39-4)

Indiana State’s Marcus Neely, competing at Notre Dame’s Meyo Invitational, had the best time in the 60 meter hurdles preliminaries (7.93) and finished fourth of 32 in the finals (8.12). Miami (OH) thrower Zubin Coleman was 17th of 24 in the weight throw (53-1 ¾).

Marian competed at the Indiana Wesleyan Midwest Classic. The Knights’ Aaron Murray was third of 68 sprinters in the 200 meter dash (22.77) and sixth of 33 in the 400 meters (50.95).  Teammate Moussa Conde was third of 24 in the 60 meter hurdles (8.31).

Indianapolis’ Jordan Boyd was 13th of 38 in the shot put (46-11 ¾) and seventh of 43 in the weight throw (56-1 ¾) at the Hillsdale “Wide Track” Classic.


Indiana State’s Alethia Marrero, competing at the Meyo Invitational at Notre Dame, was seventh of 61 in the 800 meters (2:09.24).

Marian’s Destiny Patterson was 19th of 40 in the 60 meters dash (8.31) at the Indiana Wesleyan Midwest Classic.


Purdue’s Dylan Lydy lost 25-10 (tech fall at 5:42) in the Boilers’ 30-6 loss to Illinois.


Illinois State (19-5, 11-1) defeated Northern Iowa 57-51 and lost 86-45 to Wichita State, a team whose only conference loss was a 14 point defeat at the hands of Illinois State on January 14. Tony Wills had three points (1 for 2, 1 for 2, 0 for 0), two rebounds, two blocks, and one steal in 30 minutes in the win; and six points (3 for 7, 0 for 2, 0 for 0), three rebounds, one steal, and two turnovers in 25 minutes in the nationally televised loss.

Brennan Gillis had two points (1 for 2, 0 for 0, 0 for )0, four rebounds, and one turnover in eight minutes for Northern Kentucky (15-7, 6-5) in an 83-79 defeat of Wright State.

Ohio State (14-10, 4-7) lost 77-71 to Maryland and defeated Michigan 70-66.  Trevor Thompson had nine points (4 for 10, 0 for 0, 1 for 2), nine rebounds, two steals, and two turnovers against the Terps; and 13 points (4 for 8, 0 for 0, 5 for 7), 11 rebounds, one blocked shot, and four turnovers against the Wolverines.

Vermont (20-5, 10-0) defeated Maine 74-53 and Hartford 79-66. Harry “Dre” Wills had eight points (3 for 5, 0 for 0, 2 for 2), one rebound, two assists, two blocked shots, one steal, and two turnovers in 16 minutesagainst Maine; and three rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one turnover in 13 minutes against Hartford. He missed his only two shots.


Lincoln (10-11) defeated Danville 87-72 and lost 76-58 to Lewis and Clark. Erynn Young had a team high 32 points (12 for 29, 1 for 7, 7 for 10), a team high seven rebounds, six assists, five steals, two blocked shots, and two turnovers in the win; and 15 points (7 for 23, 1 for 7, 0 for 0), four rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots, and five turnovers before fouling out in the loss.

Texas State (11-10, 6-4)defeated Texas-San Antonio 75-69. Amber Jones had six points (3 for 5, 0 for 0, 0 for 2), six rebounds, one assist, on blocked shot, and four turnovers in 31 minutes.

Ancilla (13-8) lost 62-52 to Muskegon.  Shae Daniels had three points (1 for 3, 0 for 0, 1 for 2), five rebounds, one steal, and four turnovers in 15 minutes; and Shelle Daniels had six points (3 for 9, 0 for 1, 0 for 4), 13 rebounds, one assist, two steals, two blocked shots, in 19 minutes.

Kaskaskia (11-8)  lost 85-82 to Olney and 88-61 to Vincennes. Jessie Kee had 33 points (14 for 20, 5 for 6, 0 for 0), 10 rebounds, four steals, one assist, one blocked shot, and five turnovers against Olney; and 25 points (8 for 23, 2 for 8, 7 for 9), 14 rebounds, two assists, one steal, and two turnovers against Vincennes.