• Ball State University sophomore Becca Kropf (Fairfield) finished 18th in the 400 hurdles (1:04.25) at the Jesse Owens Track Classic at Ohio State University.
• Ohio State University freshman Tanner Tully (Elkhart Central) allowed seven hits and an earned run over seven innings as the Buckeyes defeated Murray State 3-1. He struck out four and walked none.
“We recharged our batteries yesterday, cleaned our slate and I like how the guys played tonight,” Ohio State head coach Greg Beals said in an article on the school’s Web site. “When you’re scuffling a little bit, you need your starter to come out and do what Tanner Tully did tonight. He really set the tempo by throwing strikes and forcing them to do something offensively.”
Tully is 4-2 this season with a 2.04 earned run average. He has struck out 33 and walked four in 57 1/3 innings.
• The Saint Francis Cougars lost to Taylor 13-2 and 11-8 in a Crossroads league doubleheader. Senior David Yoder (Concord) singled in the sixth inning of the opener to break up a no-hit bid..
• The Anderson Ravens dropped an 8-1 decision to the Trine University Thunder. Freshman Dillon Lockwood (Fairfield) and freshman Andrew Gingerich (Northridge) provided the lone point for Anderson with an 8-3 win at No. 2 doubles. Anderson was a 6-3 winner over Manchester in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference action. Lockwood posted a 6-3, 6-1 victory at No. 3 singles and Gingerich a 6-2, 6-2 triumph at No. 5 singles. The pair dropped an 8-4 decision at No. 2 doubles.
•Junior Natalie Newell (Goshen) was the winning pitcher as the Bethel Pilots topped the Huntington Foresters, 5-1, in the second game of a Crossroads League twin bill. Newell allowed four hits and an earned run in the complete game. She struck out seven and walked three in the complete game. Newell, also took the loss in the 3-1 opener. She pitched one inning, giving up two hits and two earned runs. Her record on the season is 13-4.