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College alumni update

Week ending January 27

WOMEN’S TRACK AND FIELD

Iowa’s Kyara Avant placed sixth of 16 in the 60 meter dash (7.52) at the Black and Gold Premier at the University of Iowa.

Competing for Ball State at Purdue’s Fred Wilt Invitational, Meliza Rodriguez was fifth of 17 in the 3000 meters (10:54.01).

Southern Indiana’s Ralen Campbell was 13th of 23 in the 60 meter dash (8.59), 13th of 31 in the 200 meter dash (28.49), and sixth of 12 in the long jump (15-11) at the University of Indianapolis’ Tom Hathaway Classic.

MEN’S TRACK AND FIELD

Franklin’s Nate Adams was fourth of 19 in the weight throw (50-4 ½) and eighth of 23 in the shot put (41-10) at the Engineer Invitational at Rose-Hulman.

Competing for the host school at the University of Indianapolis’ Tom Hathaway Classic, DeAndre Bluitt won the high jump (6-6 ¾) and was second of four in the triple jump (41-8). Teammate Jordan Boyd was second of 13 in the shot put (50-6 ¼) and third of 16 in the weight throw (53-2 ¾). The Greyhounds’ Trace Perez was 35th of 48 in the mile (4:54.58). Competing for Marian at the same meet, Aaron Murray was fourth of 16 in the 600 meters (1:25.40).

Purdue’s Jalil Brewer was third of 22 in the shot put (52-1 ¾) and seventh of 21 in the weight throw (53-4 ½) at the Fred Wilt Invitational, hosted by Purdue.

Illinois State’s Jordan Wilkerson was 10th in the 60 meter hurdles (8.99) at the Illini Classic at the University of Illinois.

WRESTLING

Purdue defeated North Dakota State 26-6 and lost 35-7 to Ohio State. Dylan Lydy, ranked No. 12 at 174 pounds, defeated his North Dakota State opponent 4-1 and lost 9-4 to his No. 3 ranked Ohio State opponent.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Ancilla (16-2, 6-1) defeated Lansing 84-73 and Glen Oakes 89-55. Shae Daniels had 13 points (5 for 14, 0 for 0, 3 for 5), one assist, a team high 11 rebounds, and three turnovers against Lansing; and nine points (1 for 5, 0 for 0, 7 for 14), a team high 15 rebounds, three steals, one blocked shot, and two turnovers against Glen Oakes.

Jessie Key had 28 points (12 for 19, 2 for 5, 2 for 4) and 11 rebounds, both team highs for Kaskaskia (8-9, 3-6), in a 78-75 win against John Logan. She added two assists, one steal, and  one blocked shot and committed two turnovers.

Lincoln (17-1) defeated Illinois Central 67-64 and Parkland 81-57. Erynn Young led Lincoln in scoring in both wins, with 20 points (9 for 19, 1 for 4, 1 for 4) against Central and 22 points (8 for 17, 1 for 6, 5 for 8) against Parkland. The sophomore also had a team high six assists against Central and team highs in rebounds (10), steals (4), and blocked shots (3) against Parkland, while committing a total of nine turnovers in the two wins..

DePauw (19-1) defeated Wittenberg 57-46 and Wooster 77-48. Imani Graham played a total of 17 minutes in the victories and had two points (1 for 3, 0 for 0, 0 for 2) and one turnover.

Fort Wayne (4-17, 1 -7) lost 105-49 to South Dakota State. Diamond Williams had one point (0 for 2, 0 for 0, 1 for 2) and two rebounds in 12 minutes for Fort Wayne.

Tuskegee (4-15, 3-8) defeated Lane 69-59 and lost 87-67 to Spring Hill.  Shelle Daniels had eight points (4 for 10, 0 for 3, 0 for 0), a team high eight rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot, three steals, and three turnovers in 24 minutes against Lane; and a team high 13 points (5 for 9, 2 for 3, 1 for 4), six rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot, one steal, and one turnover in 21 minutes against Spring Hill.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Millikin (9-10, 2 -8) lost 75-59 to North Central and won 94-75 against Wheaton. Mike Beaty had four points (2 for 5, 0 for 2, 0 for 0), one rebound, two assists, and two turnovers in 15 minutes against North Central; and 14 points (5 for 12, 1 for 4,  3 for 3), one rebound, two assists, and one stealin 20 minutes against Wheaton.

IU-East (22-2, 11-0) defeated Brescia 82-71, Midway 104-72, and IU-Southeast 86-67. Datrion Harper had 12 points (2 for 3, 0 for 0, 8 for 8), two steals, and two turnovers in six minutes against Brescia; 14 points (7 for 10, 0 for 0, 0 for 2), three rebounds, five assists, one steal, and one turnoverin 19 minutes against Midway; and 11 points (4 for 5, 1 for 2, 2 for 2), two rebounds, one steal, and one turnover in 11minutes against IU-Southeast.

Lincoln Trail (6-12, 2-8) defeated Lewis and Clark 79-73. Kyle Finch had nine points (4 for 5, 0 for 0, 1 for 5) and seven rebounds for the winners.

Wabash Valley (12-8) lost 81-72 to Shawnee, won 102-44 against Southeastern Illinois, and lost 73-71 to Vincennes. Jalen Newsom had three points (1 for 2, 1 for 2, 0 for 0), one rebound, and one steal against Shawnee; 12 points (4 for 11, 2 for 7, 2 for 2), three rebounds, two assists, four steals, and one blocked shot against Southeastern Illinois; and two points (1 for 4, 0 for 2, 0 for 0), two rebounds, and one assist against Vincennes.

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