Castner makes collegiate debut

Ben Davis weekly alumni review.

Week ending September 16.


Kyle Castner, the starting quarterback on the 2014 state champion BD team, made his college debut as a starting wide receiver for Columbia (1-0) in a 17-14 win against Wagner, and caught one pass for 10 yards.

Walsh (0-3) lost 56-31 to Jacksonville. Starting cornerback O’Shea Heard had three solo tackles for Walsh and assisted on two others.

Tim Leath started on the offensive line at right guard for Wabash (2-0) in a 62-7 defeat of Kenyon.

Joe Domogalik assisted on one tackle for Trine (3-0) in a 57-7 defeat of Wisconsin-Lutheran.

Starting wide receiver Sean Boswell caught six passes for 104 yards (longest 67 yards) for undefeated defending NAIA national champion St. Francis (3-0) in a 49-21 win against St. Ambrose.

Rose-Hulman (2-1) downed conference rival Hanover (0-3) 38-28. The Engineers’ Noah Thomas caught seven passes for 96 yards, with a long of 24, and returned three kickoffs 71 yards. Marcus Dunbar saw action for Hanover.

Asmar Bilal had two solo tackles and assisted on two for Notre Dame (2-1) in a 49-20 defeat of Boston College.

In 3-0 Michigan’s 29-13 win against the Air Force Academy, the Wolverines’ Chris Evans rushed six times for 30 yards.

Starting safety Jailyn Harden had one solo tackle and assisted on another  for Grand Valley (2-1) in a 42-7 defeat of Michigan Tech.

Darius Dixon started on the offensive line at right tackle for Franklin (1-2, 1-0) in a 42-12 win against Defiance.

DePauw (2-0) defeated Hiram 55-28. Demarco Henry had two solo tackles for the Tigers and carried the ball twice , losing one yard on one carry and gaining one yard on the other.

Justin Brandon started at defensive tackle for Buffalo (1-2) in a 33-10 win against Colgate and had one solo tackle.

Anderson (1-2) defeated Earlham 27-16. Ahmad Malone started on the offensive line for the Ravens at left guard. Starting linebacker D’lonne Thomas had one solo tackle and assisted on one for Anderson, and teammate  Will Pate had one solo tackle.


Running for Indianapolis at the 8K Indiana Intercollegiate Championships at Purdue, Indianapolis’ Trace Perez placed 117th of 153 runners, ninth for the Greyhounds, in 33:57.9.


Meliza Rodriguez led Ball State and placed 27th  of 138 runners at the 6K Indiana Intercollegiate Championships with a time of 25:00.4.


Marian defeated Bethel 5-1. Ian Deiters won 6-4, 6-1 at No. 2 singles and lost 8-6 at No. 1 doubles. Competing at the NCAA D-II Regional Championships, the 11th seeded sophomore won 6-1, 6-2 against  a Huntington player and 6-2, 6-1 against an Indiana Wesleyan opponent before bowing 6-0, 6-1 to a Northwestern Ohio player.

Trine’s Bryce Hernly lost 9-8 at No. 2 doubles in a 6-3 loss to Bethel.


Greenville (2-4) defeated Millikin 1-0 and lost 4-0 to Monmouth and 6-1 to Knox. Haley Reeser played in all three matches for the Panthers.


IU-EAST (3-12) defeated both Anderson and Point Park by 3-1 scores and Carlow 3-0. Playing in each of the 11 sets, Madison Yoder had 58 digs, 13 assists, and two service aces.

Spring Arbor (8-11) won 3-2 against Mount Vernon Nazarene and lost 3-0 to Marian and 3-1 to Taylor.Alyssa Walker played in nine of the 10 sets and had 28 kills with 19 errors in 100 attempts, 11 digs, five blocking assists, and one service ace.

Franklin (8-4) defeated Lincoln Christian 3-1, and Illinois College and Robert Morris-Michigan by 3-0 scores, and lost 3-0 to St. Mary’s. Sarah Labra had nine digs in eight sets for the Grizzlies.

Purdue (10-1) defeated both Miami of Ohio and Loyola of Chicago by 3-0 scores. Shavonna Cuttinoplayed in five of the six sets and had two kills with one error in four attempts, one dig, and one solo block and five blocking assists with three blocking errors. Danielle Cuttino had 17 kills with three errors in 34 attempts,  three digs, and three assists on blocks.