Thomas has big day for Rose-Hulman

Alumni sports update

Week ending September 29


Rose-Hulman sophomore wide receiver Noah Thomas, who didn’t start for the Engineers (1-3), caught 14 passes for 156 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-39 loss to Franklin.

Keilan Laws had two solo tackles and assisted on another for Tiffin (5-0) in a 27-13 win against Wayne State. The freshman has played in four games this season and has six solo tackles and two assists.

Dallas Pitts had two solo tackles, assisted on two others, and blocked an extra point for Wabash (4-0, 3-0) in a 48-20 win against Wooster.

Walsh (1-3) earned its first win of the season, defeating Kentucky Wesleyan 23-17. Starting cornerbackO’Shea Heard had four solo tackles and one assist for the winners.

Keilan Guillory saw action for Western Michigan (3-2) in a 40-39 win against Miami (O).

Asmar Bilal started as a defensive rover for Notre Dame (5-0) in a 38-17 defeat of Stanford and had two solo tackles and four assists, and broke up one pass.

Starting linebacker Harrison Goss had four solo tackles and assisted on one for Kentucky State (0-5) in a 23-21 loss to Morehead (5-0).

Reese Taylor rushed three times for 26 yards, with a long of 19, and caught four passes for 16 yards for Indiana (4-1, 1-1) in a 24-17 win against Rutgers.

Hanover (2-2) defeated Anderson 55-8. Tyree Upchurch had one solo tackle, a quarterback sack, and assisted on another. Marcus Dunbar had two solo tackles, assisted on one, and broke up a pass.

Norman Oglesby started at defensive tackle for Hampton (1-3) in a 48-14 loss to Charleston Southern and had one solo tackle and assisted on three.

Starting strong safety Jailyn Harden had two solo tackles for Grand Valley (5-0) in a 52-7 win against Northwood.

Demarco Henry caught one pass for seven yards and rushed four times for minus one yard for DePauw (2-2., 2-1) in a 38-17 defeat of Ohio Wesleyan.

Columbia (2-1) suffered its first loss of the season, falling 45-10 to Princeton. Starting wide receiver Kyle Castner caught five passes for 33 yards for the Lions, with a long of 17 yards.

After four impressive wins to start the season, Buffalo met Army, fresh off an overtime loss to highly ranked Oklahoma, and the Bulls fell 42-13. Starting defensive tackle Justin Brandon had three solo tackles and assisted on two for Buffalo.


Franklin finished fourth of 10 teams at the Dan Quayle Classic. Rob Turner was second for the Grizzlies and 17th of 74 overall with scores of 76-76-152.


Franklin (5-5-1, 2-0) lost 5-0 to Centre and won 7-0 against Defiance. Taylor McDaniel scored one goal and assisted on another goal for the Grizzlies in the Defiance match.

Greenville (8-3, 1-0) defeated Illinois College 6-0 and Iowa Wesleyan 9-0. Haley Reeser played 42 minutes against Illinois and assisted on one of the winner’s goals. She took four shots, three on goal, in 39 minutes in the Wesleyan win.


Alyssa Walker played in each set for Spring Arbor (14-6) in a 3-2 loss to Grace and had two kills with two errors in seven attempts, one service ace, three service errors, and 13 digs.

Purdue (13-2, 2-2) defeated Maryland 3-1 and lost 3-0 to Wisconsin. Shavonna Cuttino played in each of the seven sets and had 10 kills with one error in 19 attempts, one assist, one dig, seven assists on blocks, and one blocking error.


Jalen Simmons has played in one match for Hanover and won 8-0 at No. 3 doubles against Oakland City.

Marian (10-1) defeated DePauw 7-2, Grace 8-1,  and Bethel 9-0. Ian Deiters won 6-2, 6-3 at No. 5 singles and 8-6 at No. 2 doubles against DePauw, 6-1, 6-4 and 8-5 against Grace, and 6-1, 6-0 and 9-7 against Bethel.


Ball State finished 21st of 26 teams in the women’s 5K Gold race at the Louisville Classic. Maritza Rodriguez was first for the Cardinals and 57th of 226 overall in 18:12.5. Meliza Rodriguez was second for Ball State and 104th overall in 18:52.4.