Marerro wins 800 meters

Alumni sports update

Week ending March 24


Alethia Marerro, competing for Arizona State at the eight team Pac 12-Big Ten Challenge, won the 800 meters in a field of 26 with a time of 2:05.33. Other teams in the field were California and Colorado of the Pac 12, Indiana, Michigan. Nebraska, and Penn State of the Big Ten, and LSU of the SEC.

Ball State’s Maritza Rodriguez placed seventh of 58 runners in the 1500 meters (5:04.30) at the Polar Bear Invitational hosted by Indiana Wesleyan.

Southern Indiana’s Ralen Campbell finished 33rd in the 200 meter dash (28.11) at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.


Illinois State’s Jordan Wilkerson placed 20th of 26 in the 400 meters (51.69) at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational.


Ancilla (26-7) lost 87-81 to Illinois Central in the first round of the National Junior College Division Two Tournament, Ancilla’s first national tournament appearance. The Chargers then defeated Harcum 83-66 before bowing to Union County 61-47 in the seventh place game.Shae Daniels had seven points (3 for 8, 0 for 0, 1 for 2), three rebounds, one steal, and one turnover against Central; 16 points (3 for 6, 0 for 0, 10 for 14), 10 rebounds, one assist, and three steals against Harcum; and two points (1 for 8, 0 for 1, 0 for 2), eight rebounds, one assist, one steal, and six turnovers against Union City. The sophomore played in all 33 games, starting 11, and averaged 7.2 points and 8.7 rebounds per game, while shooting 35.1% from the field and 52.6% from the free throw line.


Eastern Illinois (24-8) defeated Belmont 3-2 and 11-8. Kayla Bear had one single, one double, four runs scored, and one stolen base in eight at bats in the two wins and is now hitting .337 (35 for 104).


Greenville (7-8, 2-0) lost 15-4 to Washington, St. Louis and defeated Eureka 3-0 and 7-6.   Isaac Whitten played in two of the games and was hitless in two at bats. He is hitting .250 (1 for 4) with one triple and one RBI.


Ohio Wesleyan defeated Wittenberg 9-0. Jacob Volbers won 8-3 at No. 3 doubles.

Trine’s Bruce Hernly won 6-2, 6-1 at No. 6 singles in a 6-3 defeat of Bethel.