TERRE HAUTE —
Indiana State basketball players earned a pair of Missouri Valley Conference honors Monday, as Khristian Smith was named Player of the Week for men’s teams and Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir was picked as women’s Newcomer of the Week.
Smith averaged 21.5 points per game while hitting 16 of 24 shots, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range as the Sycamores lost 96-95 at Belmont before winning 83-70 at Notre Dame. He tallied a career-high 28 points by hitting 10 of 13 shots, 4 of 5 from 3-point range, at Belmont.
Abdul-Qaadir led the women’s team in scoring in both games last week, a career-high 24 points against Eastern Illinois on Tuesday and 18 points against Indiana on Friday.
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In other honors:
• Rose sweeps HCAC awards — Ryan Landwehr and Kevin Nowak swept Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors for the past week, being named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week.
Landwehr tied school records by passing for five touchdowns and being responsible for seven touchdowns in Rose-Hulman’s 53-15 victory that vaulted the Engineers into a tie for the HCAC regular-season title. His five touchdown passes tied a school record set by Jason Duff in 1987 and the seven touchdowns responsible for tied a mark set by Eddie McGovern in 1943.
Landwehr finished the contest 23 of 30 for 243 passing yards while rushing for 67 yards. He also set a school record for total offense with 2,929 yards for the season.
Nowak had two interceptions and made nine tackles in the Earlham win. For the season, the freshman led the Engineers with 77 tackles and four interceptions and ranked second with eight pass breakups.
• Players honored — All-conference honors have been announced for SouthWestern Conference volleyball and Western Indiana Conference football, soccer, tennis and volleyball.
Linton — Carlie Booe, Macy Fidler, Libbi Fougerousse
Bloomfield — Meaghan Bond, Nicole Hughes, Tiffany Lachance
Eastern Greene — Peyton Gilliatt, Katie Morguson
White River Valley — Lexie Graves, Allison Wininger
Union — Autumn Secrest
North Daviess — Taylor Jeffers
Clay City — Emmie Kittle, Whitney Milner
North Central — Taylor Netherlain
Honorable mention — Averi Workman of Bloomfield, Amanda Butler and Kelsey Fleener of Eastern Greene, Brianne Karazsia of Linton, Shannon Pittman of WRV
Northview — Trey Boor, Ben Girton, Kelly Hawkins, Daniel Kimball, Derek Mills, Tyler Rector, Tucker Stewart
Sullivan — Michael Hutchcraft, Jake Kinnaman, Cameron Marx, Jonathan Sullivan, Brooks Weszely, Michael Willis
South Vermillion — Ken Bailey, Tanner Smith
West Vigo — Sam McClain, Skyler Warnock
Owen Valley — Dustin Hendrickson, Devon Shouse, Seth Sparks, Brandy White, Evan Wood, Jacob Siebert
Brown County — Keith Bechtel, Dillon Boknecht, Luke Huls, Austin Walsh
Edgewood — Blair Boruff, Brandon Fleener, Gabe Koontz, Brandon Mosby
Sullivan — Luke McPhail, Ben Walker
Northview — Chandler Reeves, Jacob Nobles
West Vigo — Brady Cole, Justin Kump
South Vermillion — Davey Francis, Caleb Harrison
Edgewood — Brandon Altop, Colton Bennett, Trevor Farkas, Jackson Snyder
Brown County — Isaac Gluesenkamp, Collin Graeber, Stephen Kakavecos
Owen Valley — Cody Hege, Dillan Hege
Sullivan — Katheryn Hannon, Meredith Secrest, Adison South, Makala Stockberger
Northview — Mannah Mace, Hannah Minor, Melissa Lummis
South Vermillion — Baylee Garver, Sheridan Roberts
West Vigo — Michaela Rollings, Keisha Spillers
Brown County — Rachel Smith, Sophie Riebl, Rebecca Walden
Edgewood — Amber Vecrumba, Andi Walden
Owen Valley — Kaitlin Keller, Hannah Miller
Edgewood — Vanessa Brown, Ashley Hacker, Mady Miller
Brown County — Liz Jackson, Maddi Taylor
Owen Valley — Morgan Shafer, Katie Watson
Northview — Taylor Hess, McKenzi Kumpf, Madison McDonald, Shelbi Morris
South Vermillion — Brooke Harvey, Ariel Spivey
Sullivan — Abigail Hornback
West Vigo — Kylie Cardinal
West Vigo — Blake Benefiel, Michael Vermillion, Kyle Watson
Sullivan — Austin Bobbitt, Luke Willis
Northview — Damon Bass
South Vermillion — Aaron Hines
Brown County — Bryce Fish, Nathan Miller
Edgewood — Michael Niemi, Mitch Wampler
Owen Valley — Kendal Norman
• Saint Mary-of-the-Woods 109, Miami-Middletown 67 — At Middletown, Ohio, the visiting Pomeroys scored over 100 points for the second time in four games this season on Sunday.
The Pomeroys were led by Mikayla Metheny and Stephanie Moore with 17 points each. Other Pomeroys scoring in double figures were Hailee Rittinger with 15, Sierra Lopez with 14, Ja’Breena Gardner with 13 and Mikayla Kinneer with 12. Gardner also had 12 rebounds and seven steals.