Goshen News, Goshen, IN

February 25, 2013

COLLEGE CONNECTIONS: Haney saves day for Eagles


GOSHEN — Relief pitcher Austin Haney recorded the save for the Morehead State Eagles in a 5-3 baseball win over Gardner-Webb in Boling Springs, North Carolina.

The Westview High School graduate hurled two innings, retiring all six batters he faced.

He has made two appearances for the Eagles (4-4) so far this season. He has pitched 3 2/3 innings with a 2.45 ERA. He has walked one hitter and struck out three.


Junior outfielder David Yoder went 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Saint Francis Cougars in a 6-5 loss to Martin Methodist College in the second game of a twin bill in Pulaski, Tennessee. Yoder’s single scored sophomore pinch-runner Tanner Foster (Lakeland). Saint Francis lost to first game 10-2.

Women’s Swimming

Louisville freshman Brittany Robinson (Wawasee) placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (55.41) and third in the 100 backstroke (56.00) as the No. 15 Cardinals dropped a 160-140 decision to the visiting No. 13 Indiana Hoosiers.

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis freshman Sarah Rozow (Wawasee) finished eighth in the 200-yard backstroke (2:06.63) and 10th in the 100 back (58.53) in the Summit League Championships in Rochester, Minnesota.

Men’s Track and Field

Purdue freshman Tyler Wynn (Goshen) finished 16th in the mile run (4:10.09) at the Big Ten indoor championships in Geneva, Ohio.

Bethel sophomore Tanner Foust (Fairfield) achieved All-American status by placing third in high jump (2.01 meters) at the NCCAA indoor national championships at Indiana Wesleyan.

Women’s Basketball

Junior Lindsey Steffen (NorthWood) tossed in 12 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out three assists for the Holy Cross Saints in a 51-40 loss to Calumet College in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament.

The Saints finish the season with a 10-21 overall record, 6-16 in the CCAC.

Steffen started 25 of 27 games and averaged 30.6 minutes per contest. She was the team’s leading scorer at 12.9 ppg..

She made 118-of-295 field goals (40.0 percent) and 112-of-152 free throws (73.7). She had 220 rebounds, 85 assists, 58 steals and five free throws.

Junior Lauren Adams (Northridge) had nine points, three rebounds, an assist and two steals as the Indiana University at South Bend Titans dropped a 61-48 decision to Cardinal Stritch in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament semifinals.

Senior Courtney Simpson (NorthWood) had four points, three rebounds, an assist and a blocked shot; senior Leah Meyer (Northridge) six points and two rebounds and sophomore Kayley Baughman (Elkhart Christian Academy) a rebound and a block for the Titans.

Bethel senior Ashlee Ort (Wawasee) had four points, five rebounds, three assists, two steals and a blocked shot as the Pilots (25-7) dropped a 71-44 decision to Saint Francis in the semifinals of the Crossroads League tournament.

Men’s Basketball

Senior David House (Concord) netted 10 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Manchester Spartans in a 61-59 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference loss to Earlham. It was his fifth double-double of the season.

Before his final home game, House was honored on Senior Day.

He’s appeared in 46 games the last two seasons, averaging better than five points and just under four rebounds per game.

House has had a breakout senior campaign ranking within the league’s top 30 in scoring, top 15 in rebounding and third in field goal percentage.

Senior Elliot Smith (Northridge) had six points, a rebound and two assist for the Grace Lancers in a 62-54 loss to Marian in the opening round of the Crossroads League tournament.

Freshman Riley Stichter (Wawasee) scored four points to go with three rebounds and two blocked shots as the Indiana University at South Bend Titans defeated Purdue Calumet 58-55 in a semifinal game of the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament. It was the 20th win of the season for the Titans, which is a school record.

Senior Ethan Hussey (Goshen) scored five points to go with three rebounds and three assists for Saint Francis (18-13) in an 89-73 loss to the Bethel Pilots in the Crossroads League tournament.

Freshman Jakyah Qaiyim (NorthWood) tossed in 13 points for the Ancilla Chargers in a 74-70 win over Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

Junior Michael Kibiloski (Elkhart Memorial) totaled 8 points, three rebounds, two steals, an assist and a blocked shot for the Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne Mastodons in an 88-75 win over Bowling Green at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne.

Women’s Track and Field

Bethel sophomore Cinnamon Green (Jimtown) placed first in shot put (13.88 meters) and weight throw (17.05 meters) at the NCCAA indoor national championships at Indiana Wesleyan.

Anderson sophomore Desiree Maran (Goshen) finished seventh in the 5,000 meters (20:54) in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference indoor championships at Defiance College in Defiance, Ohio.

Freshman Janell Bender (Westview) was 13th in the 3,000 (5:29.28).

Vanderbilt freshman Skyler Carpenter (Westview) finished 21st in the 60-meter hurdles (9.06) and long jump (5.53 meters) in the Southeastern Conference indoor championships in Fayetteville, Ark.