Evans has big day for Michigan

Weekly alumni update.

Week ending November 4, 2017


Brennan Gillis saw his first collegiate action for Ball State (2-7, 0-5) in a 56-14 loss to Eastern Michigan. The former Northern Kentucky basketball player caught one pass for 16 yards for the Cardinals.

Michigan’s Chris Evans had touchdown runs of 67 and 60 yards in the 7-2 Wolverines’ 33-10 defeat of Minnesota. The sophomore had 13 carries for 191 yards and caught a pass for no gain. His rush for a two point conversion after the 67 yard run was unsuccessful.

Kyle Castner scored his first collegiate touchdown on a one yard pass reception that gave Columbia (6-2) a 7-0 lead against Harvard. However the Lions fell to the Crimson 21-14. Kastner caught three passes for 23 yards, with a long of 19 yards.

Demarco Henry scored DePauw’s first three touchdowns on his first three carries of the game in the 8-1 Tigers’ 37-32 win against Kenyon. The junior kinesiology major scored on runs of six, eight, and six yards and finished the game with five rushes for 18 yards. On his last two carries he gained two yards and then lost four.

Ahmad Malone started on the offensive line for Anderson (1-8) in a 63-17 loss to Franklin. Offensive lineman Darius Dixon played for the Grizzlies.

Buffalo, with starting defensive tackle Justin Brandon,  will play Bowling Green at 7:30 on Tuesday night in a game to be televised on ESPNU.

Starting strong safety Jailyn Harden had five solo tackles and assisted on two others for Grand Valley (7-3, 6-2) n a 34-31 loss to Ashland.

Manchester defeated Hanover (4-5) 34-31 as the result of a 63  yard touchdown pass with 27 seconds left to play. Dylan Runyan andMarcus Dunbar played for Hanover.

Travon Smith assisted on one tackle for Marian (6-3) in a 62-0 defeat of Missouri Baptist.

Asmar Bisal had one solo tackle for Notre Dame (8-1) in a 48-37 win against Wake Forest.

Darius Randolph played for Ohio Wesleyan (4-5, 4-4) in a 42-23 loss to undefeated Wittenberg.

Starting wingback Sean Boswell caught three passes for 78 yards for St. Francis (10-0) in a 40-20 win against Taylor.

Senior linebacker Joseph Domogalik had one solo tackle, three assists on tackles, and one forced fumble for Trine (9-0) in a 41-6 defeat of Alma.

Wabash (7-2, 6-2) defeated Allegheny 48-41. Tim Leath started on the offensive line at left tackle for the winners. Wabash’s Dallas Pittshad two solo tackles, assisted on two others and forced two fumbles. Isaiah Campbell had one solo tackle and one assist, and offensive lineman Tim Fields saw action for the Little Giants.

O’Shea Heard started at cornerback for Walsh (3-7, 3-3) in a 31-7 win against Lake Erie and made a fair catch on a Lake Erie punt.


IU-East (18-18) defeated Ohio Christian 3-0 and lost 3-2 to The University of Northwestern Ohio. Madison Yoder had 33 digs, three service aces with five service errors, and two assists in the two matches.

Purdue (18-7, 8-6) lost 3-1 to Nebraska and won 3-2 against Iowa.  Danielle Cuttino had a .494 hitting percentage in the two matches, with 47 kills and only six errors in 83 attempts. Hitting percentages are figured by subtracting the number of errors from the number of kills and then dividing that number by the number of attempts. The senior also had two solo blocks and assists on eight others, with no blocking errors, and two digs.


Franklin (14-4) earned a place in the 64 team  NCAA National Division Three Championships by winning the Heartland Conference Tournament, defeating  Anderson (1-0) and Mount St. Joseph 2-0. The Grizzlies, who were also the regular season champions, will be making their first NCAA Championship appearance ever on Saturday, when they face Arcadia University of Glenside, Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh.  Taylor McDaniel played a big part in Franklin’s tournament success, assisting on the loan goal against Anderson and scoring one of the two goals against Mount St. Joseph.

Greenville (13-7) lost 3-2 in double overtime to Fontbonne in their conference tournament semi-finals. Defender Haley Reeser played 34 minutes for Greenville.


Purdue’s Dylan Lydy competed in the 174 pound bracket at the Michigan State open and lost his first round match 4-3 to a Michigan State opponent. He bounced back in his first consolation round match, defeating a Wisconsin opponent 4-2, before losing by a fall to a Northwestern  Wildcat.


Kaskaskia (0-1) lost 106-96  to Lewis and Clark. Jessie Kee fouled out for the losers after scoring 11 points (5 for 16, 1 for 7, 0 for 0), and contributing five rebounds, three steals, and one assist. She turned the ball over twice.

Lincoln (2-0) defeated Southeastern Iowa 76-72 and Southwestern Illinois 74-56.  Erynn Young had eight points  (4 for 18, 0 for 3, 0 for 0), seven rebounds, two blocked shots, one assist, one steal, and three turnovers before fouling out against Southeastern, and 15 points (6 for 15, 1 for 3, 2 for 4),  a team high 10 rebounds, four blocked shots, two steals, one assist, and two turnovers against Southwestern.


Bethel (2-0) defeated Holy Cross (IN) 62-49 and Simmons (KY) 98-61. Juwan Carpenter played six minutes in the opener and four minutes against Simmons, totaling four rebounds, one steal, and three points (1 for 3, 0 for 0, 1 for 2). He also appeared briefly in an 88-59 exhibition loss to Notre Dame.

IU-East (4-0) won 85-72 against Cardinal Stritch and 87-77 against St. Ambrose. Datrion Harper started for IU-East in both games, but played only a total of 20 minutes, scoring 11 points (3 for 6, 0 for 2, 5 for 6) and contributing three assists and two rebounds, with one turnover.