News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 14, 2013

METRO ROUNDUP: Doll knocks down 20 kills in ISU volleyball win

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Indiana State’s volleyball team picked up a victory Saturday morning by defeating Robert Morris 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 14-25, 25-19) at the Wright State Invitational.

The Sycamores completed tournament play against the host team later Saturday.

Morgan Dall had 20 kills and setter Loni Mackinson a career-high eight kills to go with 36 assists. Molly Murphy had 16 digs and Kyla Thomas, Dall and Melody Burdette five blocks each.

ISU was 5-4 heading into Saturday’s last match.

In other volleyball

• Engineers 1-1 — At Greencastle, Rose-Hulman avenged an earlier season loss to Olivet before falling to host DePauw in the Tiger Invitational on Saturday.

Rose swept Olivet 27-25, 25-19, 25-14, then won a set against the Tigers before losing 22-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-10.

Sarah Jensen had 17 kills and 18 assists against Olivet, while Morgan Dreyer had 18 assists, nine kills and three aces. Kate Dangel had 13 digs and Casey Levitt 10.

Jensen had 11 kills and 10 assists in the DePauw match, while Dreyer had 23 assists and 23 digs and Levitt 20 digs.

Now 7-8, the Engineers play Principia and Illinois College at the Rose-Hulman Homecoming Quad next Saturday.


• Illinois 3, Indiana State 2 — At Champaign, Ill., Sycamore freshman Abby Reed tied a school record with two goals in a losing cause late Friday.

The Sycamores are now 2-4, Illinois 4-2-1.

Reed matched the record set by her older sister, Taylor Reed, last week at home against Green Bay. She gave ISU a 1-0 lead in the 22nd minute, then cut the lead to 3-2 with a score in the 85th minute. Emily Chura and Sydney Lovelace had assists.

Illinois had a 25-11 advantage in shots. Brittany San Roman had seven saves for the Sycamores.

ISU plays at 1 p.m. today at Memorial Stadium against Tennessee-Martin.

• Rose-Hulman 1, Millikin 0 — At Rose-Hulman, freshmen Ben Lyon and Tyler Blankenship combined for the lone goal of the game in men’s action Saturday.

Lyon found the right corner after taking Blankenship’s pass in the 55th minute and Drew Miller made several critical stops in goal as the Engineers improved to 2-1-2. Millikin is 0-5.

• Rose-Hulman 2, Millikin 1 — In the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader, Nicky Wheeler scored a pair of late goals for the victorious Engineer women.

Millikin had a 1-0 lead when Wheeler scored in the 76th minute. Two minutes later she tallied again after picking off an errant pass.

Rose-Hulman, now 3-1-1, plays Tuesday at Fontbonne. Millikin is 3-2.

• St. Mary-of-the-Woods 2, Anderson 0 — At St. Mary-of-the-Woods, the home team scored twice in less than three minutes of the second half for its second straight win.

Amanda Loebker set up the first score with a pass to Kylee White, then tapped in the second — the seventh goal of the season for the Terre Haute North graduate — on the rebound of a shot by Samantha Morrison. Georgie Macy got her second straight shutout in goal.

Now 2-1, the Pomeroys host Brescia on Tuesday. Anderson is 1-4-1.


• Rose-Hulman 9, Defiance 0 — At Defiance, Ohio, the visiting Engineer women opened their fall season with a shutout.

The Engineers’ home opener is 2 p.m. today against Oakland City.

Rose-Hulman 9, Defiance 0

Singles — Marie Stettler (RH) def. Tasha Brown 6-0, 6-2; Suzana Mohd (RH) def. Nicole Tank 6-1, 6-0; Paige Cook (RH) def. Savannah Marquez 6-3, 6-1; Colleen Stevenson (RH) def. Maria Weber 6-0, 6-0; Kylie McCollum (RH) def. Haley Kuhlman 6-1, 6-0; Lauren Miller (RH) def. Kayla Miller 6-0, 6-0.

Doubles — Mohd-Stettler (RH) def. Brown-Tank 8-0; Cook-McCollum (RH) def. Marquez-Weber 8-1; Lauren Reberger-Sydney Short (RH) def. Kuhlman-Miller 8-0.

Next — Rose-Hulman (1-0) hosts Oakland City today.


• Blues at the Crossroads — James Grounds was the winner in 1:15:13.90 at the Wabash Valley Roadrunners Blues at the Crossroads half marathon Saturday morning.

Cara Nichols was the female winner of the race which started in downtown Terre Haute and included several miles on the Heritage Trail. A total of 464 runners finished.

Blues at the Crossroads

Top 25 — James Grounds 1:15:13.90, Tim Monaghan 1:15:47.40, John Mirth 1:16:27.60, Mike Morris Jr. 1:18:21.94, Chad Hartmann 1:20:35.68, Cort Basham 1:21:37.12, Jeff Kackley 1:22:35.24, Doug Curry 1:23:08.87, Kyle Exline 1:23:25.67, Graham Paxton 1:23:37.28, Joel Baker 1:24:18.75, Matthew Ringgenberg 1:24:33.05, Cara Nichols 1:26:36.85, John Evanich 1:26:41.54, Grant Tice 1:26:51.99, Jarad Tapy 1:28:14.69, Jonathan Peets 1:28:49.58, Lee Akers 1:29:08.78, Garrett Smith 1:29:31.45, Matt Sebastian 1:29:32.63, Jeff Kleinlein 1:30:24.34, Chris Walker 1:31:04.70, Paul Lewis 1:31:21.95, Joseph Brewer 1:32:16.23, Troy Charters 1:32:28.28.


• Hole-y One — At the Country Club of Terre Haute, the Hole-y outing sponsored by the Sisters of Providence was played Friday.

Mixed flight

55 — Sam Copra, Kris Copra, Adam English, Justin Woodruff

57 — Doug Dreher, Dave Grimes, Don Irelnd, Morgan Patterson

59 — Chuck Adamson, Ernie Goble, Helen Ruhl, Catherine Wagner

71 (last) — Michael Butler, Mark Engle, Michelle Engle, Brian Shearer

Men’s flight

52 — John Blankenship, Ryan McKinney, Todd Thompson, Jim Wray

54 — Shane Fagg, Stephen Fagg, Tim Fagg, Dave Patterson

58 — Dennis Atterson, Mike Gunn, Mark Novan

82 — Adam Coley, Todd Pepperworth, Rob Johnson

Women’s flight

65 — Sheri Harden, Leta Hiatt, Sharon Horrall, Josie Swalls

68 — Pat Cannon, Shelva Gaither, Sharon Hamilton, Sandy Stabler

71 — Norma Beymer, Monica Hawkins, Margaret Pabst, Denise Rowlett

72 — Mary Lou Albert, Kathleen Atterson, Toni Johnson, Linda Snow

Skill awards — Pete Morris (No. 3), Linda Noland (No. 3), Thompson (No. 9), Susan Decker (No. 9), Jason Doti (No. 18), Patterson (No. 18)