Lydy moves up to 11th in nation

Weekly alumni update

Week ending February 9



Purdue defeated Stanford 22-9 and lost 22-15 to Rutgers. Dylan Lydy, now ranked 11th at 174 pounds, defeated his Stanford opponent 14-5 and won 4-3 against Rutgers.


Competing at the Doug Raymond Invitational at Kent State, Ball State’s Maritza Rodriguez placed eighth of 40 in the mile (5:03.04), and teammate Meliza Rodriguez was 25th (5:19.25).

Southern Indiana took part in the Grand Valley State University Big Meet. USI’s Sheniya Brown was 13th of 72 in the 60 meter dash (7.98), and teammate Ralen Campbell was 29th of 45 in the long jump (15-7 ½) and 72nd of 86 in the 200 meter dash (28.35).


Competing for the host school at the University of Indianapolis Invitational, DeAndre Bluitt was first of nine in the high jump (6-6) and fifth of eight in the triple jump (41.46). Teammate Trace Perez was 16th of 28 in the 3000 meters (9:37.07).

Purdue’s Jalil Brewer was eighth of 20 in the shot put (57-07) and 16th of 24 in the weight throw (54-6 ¾) at the 2019 Clemson Tiger Paw Indoor Invitational in South Carolina.

Rose-Hulman’s Noah Thomas won the 60 meter dash (7.05) in a field of 49 runners at the DePauw Invitational. At the same meet, Wabash’s Isaiah Campbell was fifth of 47 in the shot put (44-10 1/.4) and 16th of 39 in the weight throw (43-8).


Marian defeated Northwestern Ohio 5-4. The Knights’ Ian Deiters won 5-7, 7-6, 6-3 at No. 5 singles and 8-5 at No. 2 doubles.


Kentucky State (12-11, 5-9) defeated Spring Hill 63-60 and Central State 71-58. Jessie Kee had 20 points (8 for 21, 3 for 9, 1 for 3), eight rebounds, three assists, one steal and three turnovers in 38 minutes against Spring Hill; and 22 points (8 for 16, 3 for 7, 3 for 9), nine rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot, four steals, and one turnover in 39 minutes against Central State.

Imani Graham played 14 minutes for DePauw (19-4, 13-1) in an 85-55 win against Ohio Wesleyan and had three rebounds. She missed the three shots she tried, one from behind the arc.

Tuskegee (16-6, 11-3) defeated Lemoyne-Owen 65-48 and lost 54-48 to Miles.  Shelle Daniels had nine points (3 for 8, 0 for 0, 3 for 6), 10 rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot, and four turnovers in 34 minutes in the win; and four points (2 for 8, 0 for 0, 0 for 4), 13 rebounds, six steals,  and five turnovers in 30 minutes before fouling out in the loss.

Northwestern Ohio (10-18, 6-12) lost 76-52 to Concordia, won 53-50 against Madonna, and lost 60-59 to Lourdes. Bethany Blow had five points (1 for 2, 0 for 0, 3 for 3), one rebound, two steals, and four turnovers in 10 minutes against Concordia; one rebound, two turnovers, and two missed shots in eight minutes against Madonna; and two rebounds, four assists, one turnover, and one missed shot in 16 minutes against Lourdes.


Michigan State (19-5, 10-3) lost 79-74 to Illinois and won 79-55 against Minnesota.  Aaron Henry had one rebound, one assist, one steal, four turnovers, and two missed shots in 14 minutes in the loss; and three points (1 for 2, 0 for 0, 1 for 1), three rebounds, three assists, and one steal in 25 minutes in the win.

Juwan Carpenter had one rebound in four minutes for Bethel (20-8, 9-7) in a 95-69 loss to Marian.

Jalen Newsom had four points (1 for 4, 1 for 4, 1 for 2), four rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one turnover in 14 minutes for Wabash Valley (17-6, 11-2) in an 89-85 win against John A. Logan.



Eastern Illinois split four games in California to open its season. First team All Ohio Valley Conference returnee Kayla Bear did not play in these games.