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Conde finishes second in nation in pole vault


Alumni college update

Week ending March 2

MENS INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD

 Marian’s Moussa Conde earned All American honors in two events at the NAIA National Championships. The senior finished second in the pole vault with a school record height of 16-5 and was eighth in the 60 meter hurdles in 8.19 after hitting the first hurdle. Marian placed 23rd among the 57 schools participating.

Competing at the North Coast Athletic Conference Championships, Wabash’s Isaiah Campbell placed fourth in the shot put (46-3 ½) and 16th in the weight throw (53-3).

MENS TENNIS

Ian Deiters won 6-3, 6-4 at No. five singles and 8-4 at No. 2 doubles for Marian in a 6-3 defeat of Olivet Nazarene.

MENS BASKETBALL

 Michigan State (23-5) lost 63-62 to Indiana, the Spartans’ second loss of the season to the Hoosiers. Aaron Henryplayed 35 minutes for MSU and had seven points (3 for 8, 1 for 2, 0 for 0), six rebounds, one assist, one steal, and four turnovers.

Wabash Valley (23-7) lost 69-59 to Vincennes and won 71-53 against Lincoln Trail. Jalen Newsom was 0 for 3 from the field in ten minutes in the loss and had 11 points (4 for 7, 3 for 6, 0 for 0), three rebounds, one steal, and one turnover in the win.

WOMENS BASKETBALL

Kentucky State (16-14) won its first three  games in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championship tournament, defeating Miles 49-48, Albany State 46-44, and Tuskegee 46-40 in overtime, before losing 44-42 to Lane in the championship game. Jessie Kee had five points (1 for 5, 0 for 2, 3 for 5), five rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot, and six turnovers in 33 minutes against Miles; seven points (2 for 10, 1 for 2, 2 for 3), eight rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot, and seven turnovers in 38 minutes against Albany State; nine points (4 for 12, 0 for 4, 1 for 2), six rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot, one steal, and two turnovers in 33 minutes against Tuskegee; and two points (1 for 6, 0 for 4, 0 for 0), six rebounds, two assists, one steal, one blocked shot, and three turnovers in 32 minutes against Lane.

Tuskegee, competing in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament, defeated spring Hill 72-58 before being eliminated by Kentucky State 46-40 in overtime. Shelle Daniels had two points (1 for 6, 0 for 0, 0 for 0), six rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot, two steals, and two turnovers in 16 minutes in the win; and a team high 13 points (5 for 11, 0 for 0, 3 for 6), eight rebounds, two steals, and six turnovers in 41 minutes in the loss.

DePauw won its first game in the NCAA D-III tournament, defeating Loras 78-54, but lost 54-52 to Wisconsin-Oshkosh in game two, in a game played on the winner’s home court. Imani Graham played four minutes in the win and one minute in the loss. She did not have any statistics in either game.

BASEBALL

Ohio University (2-8) won one of three against South Carolina-Upsate.  Zyon Avery had one hit in seven at bats for the Bobcats in the three games and is hitting .118 (2 for 17).

Isaiah Davis is hitting .100 (1 for 10) for Vincennes (3-4). He has pitched six innings in two games and has a record of 0-1 with an ERA of 6.00.

Isaac Whitten has six official plate appearances in four games for Greenville (4-4) and has not hit safely.

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Conde finishes second in nation in pole vault