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February 18, 2013

Metro Roundup: Rose swimmers have history making weekend

WHEATON, Ill. — Rose-Hulman’s best weekend of collegiate swimming in its history ended late Saturday with 17 school records, 15 NCAA qualifying or provisionally qualifying swims, 14 all-conference awards and five event victories, as the Engineer men were third and the Rose women fifth at the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin meet.

Automatically qualifying for the NCAA Division III championships are freshman Orion Martin, who set school and CCIW records with a 48.51-second clocking to win the 100 butterfly, and senior John Huster. Huster, a Terre Haute North graduate, was runner-up in the same event at 48.99 and also reached the automatic qualifying standard.

Matt Ross, who was third in the 100 butterfly to give Rose its first one-two-three conference finish ever, also won the 200 butterfly, while three men’s relay teams — 200 medley, 400 medley and 400 freestyle — also won.

Huster and Martin shared the men’s Outstanding Performer award, while Keith Crawford was named CCIW men’s coach of the year.

Baseball

• Sycamores split, come home 2-2 — At Huntsville, Ala., Indiana State split a doubleheader with Morehead State on Sunday, losing 6-5 before rallying for a 7-5 win in the nightcap.

ISU trailed 4-2 going into the bottom of the eighth inning of the second game but won it with a five-run rally. Owen Conway had a leadoff homer and Rob Ort a two-run single to lead the way. Terre Haute South graduate Josh Dove got the win in relief.

The Sycamores go back to Alabama next weekend, playing the College of Charleston on Friday, Middle Tennessee State on Saturday and host Auburn next Sunday.

Golf

• Sycamores lead — At Birmingham, Ala., Indiana State’s women lead after the first round of the Birmingham Southern Ann Rhoads Invitational. Final round is today.

ISU’s first-day score of 311 is 10 strokes ahead of second-place Harding.

“It was a good start to the spring season,” said coach Greg Towne. “Definitely a good performance in 40 degrees, especially since our last round was in October.”

Reece Feducia, who missed the fall season, is second individually with a 75 while McCall Christopher shot 77 and Emily Dixon 78. Also playing are Gina Della Camera (81), Christina Beyerl (85) and Erinn Sutton (93).

Brittany Marquez of Harding leads the tournament after shooting a 71.

Softball

• Indiana State 9, Tennessee State 6, 8 innings — At Auburn, Ala., the Sycamores gave up a lead by allowing four seventh-inning runs but won in extra innings with the help of Megan Stone’s two-run homer.

“We got a gutty pitching performance, a huge hit from Megan Stone and some great defensive plays to head home with a win today,” coach Shane Bouman said. “We learned a lot this weekend and are exited about getting back to practice this week.”

The Sycamores, 6-4, scored five runs in the top of the first inning, taking advantage of five walks, and had a 6-2 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh.

A perfect relay from left fielder Megan Bunting to shortstop Morgan Allee to catcher Meredith Henriksen cut down a potential winning run at the plate to end Tennessee State’s rally, and a sacrifice fly by Shelby Wilson and Stone’s homer provided the winning runs in the top of the eighth. Stone finished 4 for 4 with two runs and the two RBIs.

Next action for ISU is the Blues City Classic at Memphis that starts Friday.

Basketball

• White River Valley 51, Union 17 — At Switz City, Michael Fisher outscored the visitors by himself in SouthWestern Indiana Athletic Conference play Saturday night.

Fisher had 26 points and Cade Hill 13 for the Wolverines, while Trey Bedwell had nine points as the Bulldogs completed a winless regular season.

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    Matt O’Leary is one of three men's basketball players at Loyola recently granted a release from his scholarship from the Missouri Valley Conference school.
    The former Terre Haute North standout told the Tribune-Star he doesn’t yet know his next move.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

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Local Interest
  • METRO ROUNDUP: Waltman's funeral Saturday at Indianapolis

    Royce Waltman’s visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke’s Methodist Church at 100 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis.

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  • METRO ROUNDUP: Burnham leads Woods softball to wins

    After dropping a pair of games to Missouri Baptist on Wednesday, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods beat Lindenwood-Belleville 9-7 and 1-0, both games in eight innings, on Thursday afternoon.
    Sarah Burnham’s seventh-inning homer in the first game tied the score 4-4, and the Pomeroys took a 5-4 lead later in the inning on an RBI double by Brooke Jordan before the Lynx tied the score in the bottom of the inning.

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  • METRO ROUNDUP: ISU softball splits pair in Florida

    Pitching dominated Tuesday’s opening day of play in the Rebel Spring Games for the Indiana State softball team, which defeated Bucknell 2-0 before falling 2-0 to Creighton.
    “The girls did a great job in the first game getting a couple runs,” ISU coach Shane Bouman said. “We leaned on [sophomore] Yvette Alvarez who pitched really well. We probably got as much as we could out of her and probably should have changed earlier so put that on me. We have a couple little things we can clean up and get a little better and we will be ready to go tomorrow.”

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  • Tony Dungy, wife Lauren signing books today in Terre Haute

    Former NFL coach Tony Dungy and his wife, Lauren, are at Sam’s Club in Terre Haute today, Feb. 12, signing books until about 1:30 p.m.

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  • Vigo County Jail Log: Feb. 7, 2014

    The following individuals were booked into the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on Thursday, based on jail records.

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Tribune-Star/Jim Avelis In command: Saint Mary-of-the-Woods pitcher Brooke Jordan delivers a pitch early in the Pomeroy�s sweep of Rose-Hulman Wednesday afternoon on the Pomeroy�s diamond.

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    Over the years, defeating its crosstown rival has not usually been easy for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods or Rose-Hulman when they’ve met in college softball.
    But on Wednesday afternoon at The Woods, the home team made its doubleheader sweep look easy to first-year coach Mark Feller with five-inning decisions of 10-0 and 11-1.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT 030714 ODUM 02O'LEARY.jpg Terre Haute North grad O'Leary to transfer from Loyola

    Matt O’Leary is one of three men's basketball players at Loyola recently granted a release from his scholarship from the Missouri Valley Conference school.
    The former Terre Haute North standout told the Tribune-Star he doesn’t yet know his next move.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • Rose-Hulman, Woods to face off on softball diamond

    The Rose-Hulman softball team will visit a familiar foe today when the Engineers take on crosstown rival Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in a nonleague doubleheader.

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  • ISU baseball holds off Eastern Illinois for 24th win

    Indiana State freshman left-hander Ryan Keaffaber won his first game as a Sycamore and senior catcher Mike Fitzgerald went 3 for 3 as ISU defeated host Eastern Illinois 6-4 in college baseball Tuesday.

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  • Top returners lead Cream over Crimson in Hoosiers' spring game

    The Cream team at Saturday’s Cream and Crimson intrasquad game had Indiana’s top returning rusher and receiver and the Hoosiers’ top-rated passer from last season.
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Tribune-Star/Joseph C. Garza Expanding the fan base: Bruce Rosselli, manager of the Terre Haute Rex, displays the team's new slogan, Wabash Valley's Own, during a press conference on Wednesday at Clabber Girl.

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