GOSHEN — Junior Samantha Steele has started 30 of the 38 games she has played in for the Anderson University women’s softball team this season.
The Northridge High School graduate is batting .312 (24-for-72) with five doubles and two triples. She has scored 19 runs, driven in eight and is 8-for-8 in steals.
The Ravens qualified for the NCAA Division III Regional at Bloomington, Ill. Anderson defeated Fontbonne 9-5 in its opener before losses to Illinois Wesleyan 14-0 and Lake Forest 3-2 eliminated Anderson from the tourney.
• IPFW sophomore Brenna Sherwood (Elkhart Memorial) has been named to the Summit League’s Academic All-League team. She is one of just six players conference-wide chosen to the unit, as voted on by representatives from each member institution. Sherwood, an accounting major, has a 4.0 grade-point average, and her season golf average of 82.9 ranks sixth in school history.
Men’s Track and Field
• Purdue University junior Tyler Wynn (Goshen) finished 11th in a qualifying heat of the 1,500 meters (3:53.64) to advance to the finals in the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at Rankin Track Stadium on the Purdue campus in West Lafayette. Wynn has the best 1,500 time (3:47.79) for the Boilermakers this season. Sophomore Kevin Handshoe (West Noble) placed 20th (3:53.85) in the 1.500 for the Boilermakers.
Wynn has teamed with sophomore Caleb Kerr, senior Dan Porter and sophomore Matthew McClintock for the team’s best time in the 4 x 1,500 relay (16:08.71). Wynn also has the second best 3,000 meters time (8:51.34).
• Purdue sophomore Dillon Hinen (Fairfield) has a season-best time of 1:53.82 in the 800 meters.
• Trine University freshman Brodie Bender (Goshen) had the team’s best time in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.06). Freshman Aaron Mast (West Noble) is also on the squad.
Women’s Track and Field
Vanderbilt University sophomore Skyler Carpenter (Westview) finished 13th in the 400-meter hurdles (1:00.90) at the SEC Championships at the Kentucky Track and Field Complex in Lexington, Ky.