Goshen News, Goshen, IN


March 27, 2013

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Carpenter makes her debut in 400 event

GOSHEN — Vanderbilt freshman Skyler Carpenter ran the 400-meter hurdles for the very first time in a competitive situation Saturday in the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Westview High School graduate finished fourth in a personal best time of 1:01.09.

Senior Tess Shubet of Southern Illinois won the event (59.92), followed by freshman Jennifer Cannon of Vanderbilt (1:00.33) and senior Candice Carajohn of Loyola (1:00.66).

Women’s Track and Field

Indianapolis sophomore Amy Walker (Wawasee) finished 10th with 2,538 points in the pentathlon in the Great Lakes Valley Conference indoor championships at Indianapolis. Walker placed ninth in the 60-meter hurdles (10.54), sixth in high jump (4-6 3/4), ninth in shot put (28-0 3/4), 11th in long jump (14-7 1/4) and eighth in the 800 meters (2:40.12).

Men’s Track and Field

Saint Francs freshman Ryan Taylor (Fairfield) finished the 3,000 meters in 9:47.52 at the DePauw University Indoor Classic. His time was a new personal best by 22 seconds.


Senior Austin Haney (Westview) notched his third save of the season as the Morehead State defeated Southeastern Missouri, 4-2, in the home opener for the Eagles at Morehead, Kentucky. Haney struck out one and walked one in 1/3 inning of work. So far this season, Haney has a 1-1 record with a 3.48 earned run average. He has appeared in seven games, pitching 10 1/3 innings. He has seven strikeouts and six walks for the Eagles (8-14).

The Taylor Trojans swept a Crossroads League twin bill from Goshen College by scores of 5-3 and 12-3 at Upland. Senior catcher Luke Hofsommer (Northridge) singled twice in three plate appearances for the Trojans in the second game. Junior Arick Armington (Elkhart Christian Academy) had a hit and scored a run and senior Caleb Yoder a hit and two RBI for Goshen in the first game. Armington had three hits and an RBI in the second game. He also pitched an inning, striking out one.

Freshman Justin Brown (Jimtown) was the stating pitcher for the Franklin Grizzlies in a 7-4 win over Spalding in the second game of a doubleheader at Franklin. Brown pitched 1 2/;3 innings. He allowed four runs (one earned) while striking out one and walking two.

Men’s Basketball

Senior Elliot Smith (Northridge) was one of four Grace College Lancers that earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete status. A total of 134 student-athletes were honored. The Lancers’ four award winners tied Bethel College, Indiana Wesleyan, Illinois Tech and Ottawa (Kansas) for third in the nation. Hastings (Nebraska) was first in the NAIA with seven Scholar-Athletes and Nebraska Wesleyan second with five. Smith, juniors Greg Miller, Jacob Goodman and Morgan Michalski were the Grace players honored. Each posted a GPA of at least 3.5 to achieve Scholar-Athlete recognition.

Robert Morris junior Karvel Anderson (Elkhart Memorial) played a role in probably the biggest upset in the program’s history when the Colonials stunned the Kentucky Wildcats, 59-57, in the NIT Tournament in the Charles L. Sewall Center at Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The crowd of 3,444 fans was the largest in Sewall Center history.

Anderson made two free throws with 1:27 left before halftime to give his team a 28-27 lead entering intermission. The Colonials are 21-0 this season when leading at halftime.

In a story previewing the game on the Robert Morris Web site Anderson said, “It’s going to be crazy. I can’t even imagine. I heard it’s sold out. It’s on ESPN. There’s going to be media everywhere. It’s going to be crazy.’’

The Wildcats were the defending NCAA national champions.

“OK, we’re playing Kentucky,’’ Anderson thought. “We’ll go there and we might sneak out of there with a win.’’

Women’s Basketball

Ferris State University junior guard Sarah DeShone (Jimtown) has been named to the All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First Team for the 2012-13 campaign.

This is the second year in a row DeShone has been first team all-conference. She averaged 17.7 points per game, which ranked second in the GLIAC. She led the Bulldogs in assists (3.1 per game) and had a team-high 46 3-pointers as the Bulldogs finished with a 13-13 overall record. She started all 26 games, scoring in double figures in 24 of them. She netted 20 or more points 11 times.

DeShone totaled 461 points, 120 rebounds, 81 assists and 54 steals. She shot 39 percent (46-of-118) from 3-point range and 91.3 (91of-112) from the free-throw line.

Trine University junior Lauren Tait (Wawasee) appeared in 22 games (two starts) and freshman Sarah Miller (Jimtown) 19 games for the Thunder (14-12 overall, 8-8 in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference). Tait totaled 47 points, 69 rebounds, 20 assists and 19 steals. Miller had 10 points, 11 rebounds and two steals.


Indianapolis junior George Lopez (NorthWood) competed for the Greyhounds in the NCAA Division II Super Regional at Waterloo, Iowa. Lopez dropped a 10-5 decision Matt Gille of Wisconsin-Parkside, posted a 6-3 decision over Lucas Moderow of Minnesota State Moorhead and dropped an 11-0 decision to Shamus O’Grady of St. Cloud State.

Women’s Golf

Junior Amy Thompson finished in a tie for 13th place among the individuals as the Indianapolis Greyhounds took the team title in the Shootout in Arizona at the Aguila Golf Club at Phoenix.

Thompson carded an 86-41—127 in the 27-hole, weather-shortened event. The No. 24-ranked Greyhounds opened the season with a fourth place effort in the Las Vegas Desert Classic on the Concord Course as the Revere Golf Club.

Thompson shared 22nd place at 170 (88-82).

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