Boswell shines in St. Francis win

Alumni sports update. Week ending September 2


Defending NAIA national champion St. Francis opened its season with a 55-7 defeat of Jamestown (ND). Starting wide receiver Sean Boswell caught five passes for 73 yards (long of 31) and returned two punts 21 yards (long of 18).

In a 17-7 loss to Minnesota, Buffalo’s starting defensive tackle, Justin Brandon, had four solo tackles and assisted on three others.

Norman Oglesby saw action for Cincinnati in a 26-14 defeat of Austin Peay.

Defensive back Jailyn Harden led Grand Valley with three solo tackles and four assists in a 24-20 loss to Indianapolis.

Indiana  defensive tackle LeShaun Minor had two solo tackles and one assist in a 49-21 loss to Ohio State.

Joe Domogolik assisted on a tackle for Trine in a 35-12 win against Manchester.

Anderson opened its season with a 33-7 loss to North Park (IL). Linebacker DeLonne Thomas had one solo tackle for the Ravens, and teammate Will Pate assisted on two tackles. Ahmad Malone started on the offensive line at left tackle for Anderson, and teammate Remon Timberlake saw action.

Offensive lineman Darius Dixon started at right tackle for Franklin in a 47-37 loss to Thomas More, and starting defensive end Nathan Adams had four solo tackles and assisted on three others for the Grizzlies.

Hanover defensive back Marcus Dunbar had three solo tackles and one assist in a 27-14 loss to Centre (Ky).

Chris Evans carried the ball 22 times for Michigan in a 33-17 defeat of Florida and gained 78 yards with a long of 29.

Notre Dame linebacker Asmar Bilal had two solo tackles in a 49-6 defeat of Temple.

Noah Thomas started at wide receiver for Rose-Hulman in a 33-32 win against Illinois College. The freshman computer science major caught one pass for 20 yards, returned three kickoffs for 119 yards (long of 60), and had one solo tackle.

Offensive lineman Tim Leath started at right guard for Wabash in a 35-26 defeat of Albion (MI). The Little Giants’Dallas Pitts had one solo tackle and assisted on another, and teammate Tim Fields had one solo tackle.

O’Shea Heard started at cornerback for Walsh in a 28-9 loss to Wayne State and had two solo tackles and one assist.


Running at the 6K Butler Twilight Meet, Indianapolis’ Trace Perez finished 57th of 67 competitors in 21:35.2.


Ball State finished third of four teams at the K5 Butler Twilight Meet. Maritza Rodriguez was 11th of 41 runners, third for the Cardinals, in 19:03.1. Melina Rodriguez was 31st in 20:13.2.


Marian defeated Huntington 5-4 and lost 6-3 to Indiana Wesleyan. Ian Deiters lost 6-3, 6-4 at No. 2 singles to the Foresters and won 8-6 at No. 1 doubles. The sophomore was the only singles winner against Indian Wesleyan, earning a 7-6, 7-5 decision; and he and his partner remained undefeated at No. 1 doubles (5-0) with an 8-2 win.


Playing in Massachusetts, Franklin defeated Wellesley 3-0 and Brandeis 3-1 before losing 3-0 to Babson. Sarah Labraplayed in nine sets for the Grizzlies and had 18 digs.

Purdue (7-0) won the Wyoming Invitational, defeating Jacksonville and Eastern Michigan by 3-0 scores and Wyoming 3-2. Danielle Cuttino played all 11 sets and had 43 kills with 13 errors in 87 attempts, four digs, one assist, three solo blocks, 10 blocking assists, and no blocking errors. Shavonna Cuttino had eight kills in 12 attempts with no errors, six assists, and one solo block in nine sets.

Spring Arbor (6-7) lost 3-0 to Indiana Wesleyan and Siena Heights and 3-2 to Lawrence Tech and Lindenwood-Belleville, and defeated Sat. Ambrose 3-1. Alyssa Walker had 37 kills with 22 errors in 135 attempts, 22 digs, one assist, six service aces with four serving errors, and seven assists on blocks with three blocking errors in 18 sets in the five matches.

IU-East (3-10) defeated IU-Southeast 3-1 and lost 3-0 to Marian, Indiana Tech, and IU-Kokomo and 3-1 to Taylor. Madison Yoder had one kill in nine attempts, 25 digs, seven assists, one service error, and one blocking error in 17 sets in the five matches.


Taylor McDaniel took two shots, one on goal, for Franklin (0-1) in a 2-1 loss to Olivet.

Haley Reeser played nine minutes for Greenville (1-0) in a 1-0 defeat of Benedictine.