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May 15, 2010

College Report: Vigo athletes aid University of Indianapolis track squad


TERRE HAUTE — Joey Bennett is a former Tribune-Star sports reporter and copy editor who now teaches at Northview High School in Brazil. He can be reached at

Wabash Valley collegiate track athletes



Laura Riggins, Jr., Indianapolis — Finished 30th running unattached in the 800 meters in the Butler Stan Lyons Invitational in 2:37.69.


Marcus Williams, Jr., Eastern Illinois — Placed fourth in the 400 in 47.56 at the Billy Hayes Invitational at Indiana.

Clay City

Cole Schroer, Jr., Southern Indiana — Finished sixth in the 600 meters at the IU Relays with a time of 1:29.13.

Adam Schroer, Jr., Taylor — Adam Schroer was seventh in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 15:34.38.


James Green, Fr., Trine — No results available.


Kristen Ness, Sr., Indiana — Got consecutive career bests in Big Ten Championships, posting heaves of 53.61m (175-10) and then 53.80m (176-06) in the shot put to place sixth. Her career best entering the day was 53.26m (174-9). Bethany Schroeder, Jr., Indianapolis — Was fifth in the triple jump (35' 1/2") and eighth in the long jump at the GLVC Championships.

Andy Weatherford, So., Indiana — Took fifth in the championship section of the men’s steeplechase at the Billy Hayes Invitational. Weatherford finished just .02 seconds out of fourth with a time of 9:04.81. Weatherford was less than a half second off his career best.

D’Aundra Williams, Fr., Franklin — No results could be found.


Aubrey Sears, So., Vincennes — No results available.

North Central

Robert Shiflett, So., Purdue — No results could be found.

Ethan Jacob, Fr., Southern Indiana — Finished ninth in the 3,000 in the Tiger Invitational with a time of 9:21.61.


Devon Chamberlain, Sr., Marian — Finished 14th in the 100 in 11.95 at the Taylor Invitational.

Andrea Thomas, So., Hanover — Placed second in the pole vault at the HCAC meet (9-4.25), was member of sixth-place 400-meter relay team (53.97).

Jordan Maurer, So., Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

John Latta, So., Southern Indiana — Finished 11th in the GLVC Championships in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:53.70.

Kylee Thacker, Fr., Indiana State — Has team’s second-best time in 3,000 meters (10:51.44) and 5,000 meters (18:45.13) as well as third-best 1,500 time of 5:02.97.

Allie True, Fr., St. Mary-of-the-Woods — Results unavailable.

C.J. Barnett, Fr., St. Mary-of-the-Woods — Results unavailable.

Owen Valley

Josh Henson, Jr., Taylor — Was fifth in the triple jump (44-8) in the NCCAA meet.


Sasha Leeth, Sr., Southern Illinois — Finished fourth in the hammer throw in the Missouri Valley Conference meet.


Mitch Downs, So., Franklin — No results could be found.

Brittany Sherron, So., Millikin — Won the discus at 136-02 in the CCIW meet. Was seventh in the shot put with a throw of 38-11.50.  Sherron’s mark was a personal best and moved her up to the seventh position on the Millikin all-time outdoor track performance list in the event.


Anthony Witt, So., Grand Valley State — Won the 10,000-meter race in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference meet in 30:18.62.

Jaret May, So., Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

South Putnam

Caitlin Croan, Jr., Franklin — Placed fifth in the 10,000 meters at the HCAC meet in 44:19.67.

Shannon Egold, So., Franklin — Placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the HCAC meet (10th in the 3,000 meters at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Meet (12:03.56).

Shelby Johnston, So., Franklin — Placed sixth in the 100 meters at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference meet in 13.5.

South Vermillion

Julia Costello, Sr., Indiana State — No results listed.

Jessica Haraburda, Sr., Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

Alex Walsh, Sr., Bethel — Placed 15th in the triple jump in the National Christian College Athletic Association Championships in 39-10.75.


Erica Moore, Sr., Indiana State — Has set many school records and won numerous conference championships.

Gene Bradford, Fr., Vincennes — Was eighth in the javelin (109-11) in the Butler Stan Lyons Invitational.

Terre Haute North

Kayla Alexander, Sr., Indiana State — No results listed.

Kylie Hutson, Sr., Indiana State — Has won numerous Missouri Valley Conference and NCAA Championships.

Emmanuel Aouad, Wabash — Won two events and placed in two others in the North Coast Athletic Conference meet.

Justin Hall, Sr., Marian — Finished 12th in the javelin in the Mid-Central Conference meet with a throw of 40.28 meters, and had the team’s third-best time of the year in the 400 at 57.22.

Michael Burris Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

Jonathan Rogers Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

Josh Bedford, Jr., Indiana State — No results listed.

Miracle Thompson Southern Illinois — Won the pole vault at 12-9.5 at the SIU Spring Classic.

Shaun Smith, So., Vincennes — Finished 10th in the 100 in 10.81 at the Indiana University Billy Hayes Invitational.

Chad Braun, So., Rose-Hulman — Technical difficulties prevented information from being gathered for Rose-Hulman athletes. It will be included in the May 30 column.

Zach Mayhew, Fr., Indiana — Seventh-place finish in the 10,000 meters in the Billy Hayes Invitational in 29:26.01.

Brandon Query, Fr., Indiana State — Has team’s eighth-best 5,000 meters time (15:28.68).

Frank Willis, Fr., Taylor — No results available.

Dayne Hosier, Fr., Vincennes — Was 10th in the javelin (98-4) in the Butler Stan Lyons Invitational.

Terre Haute South

Adriane Wunderlich, Sr., Indiana State — Has team’s second-best time in 800 (2:14.30) and 3,000 meter steeplechase (12:08.27).

Christina Carrick, Sr., Indianapolis — Ran for the winning 4x400 relay team and was fourth in the long jump in the GLVC Championships. Derrelle Hankins, Jr., Marian — Placed third in the discus in the MCC meet at 153-8, and was eighth in the shot put in 42-0.75.

Ben Bertoli, Jr., Indianapolis — Finished fourth in the GLVC Championships in the 400 hurdles (55.53).

Kristy Twitchell, So., Indiana State — Has team’s sixth-best 800 time of 2:25.32.

Andrew Sullivan, Fr., Indiana State — Has team’s eighth-best 1,500 meters time (4:04.56).

Adam Austin, Fr., Lipscomb (Tenn.) — Finished second in the high jump at 6-4 in the Vanderbilt Invitational.

Josh Bridwell, Fr., Indianapolis — Was fourth in the shot (49' 6 1/4") at the GLVC Championships.

John Haley, Fr., Wabash — Was a member of the school-record setting 1600-meter relay team that placed first with a time of 3:15.07 at the Dr. Keeler Invitational at North Central College.

Emily Adams, Fr., Franklin — Placed fourth in the shot put at the HCAC meet with a throw of 37-0.25.

Brianne Steppe, Fr., Franklin — Placed fifth in the 400 hurdles at the HCAC meet (1:11.21), placed sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.33).

Tyler Crooks, Fr., Indiana State — No results listed.

West Vigo

Christy Barrett Sherman, Rose-Hulman, women’s assistant coach — Finished her seventh season as throwing coach.

White River Valley

Tyra Schantz, Sr., Ball State — Placed 13th in hammer throw in the Mid-American Conference meet at 150-1.

Samantha Goodman, Fr., Vincennes — Was ninth in the discus (112-9) in the Butler Stan Lyons Invitational.

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