News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 30, 2013

Metro Roundup: Former Marshall athlete named HCAC pitcher of the week

The Tribune-Star

---- — Anderson  University’s Nolan Schaefer, a junior from Marshall, Ill., has been named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week, unfortunately at Rose-Hulman’s expense.

Schaefer allowed just one hit in seven innings as the Ravens beat Rose-Hulman 4-1 on Sunday.

Donnie Waters had the only Engineer hit until the ninth, when Josh Hoeing and Bobby Newman singled and Andrew Benitez had an RBI double.

Rose, 14-20 overall and 11-9 in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, has a 6 p.m. home game Tuesday against Franklin. Anderson is 21-16 and 15-7.


• ISU wins seven — At Indianapolis, several Indiana State athletes competed Saturday at Butler’s Stan Lyons Invitational.

Winners were Austin Schultheis in javelin (168-foot-3), Sean Dennis in shot put (50-11), Ray Skamay in 400-meter hurdles (53.37 seconds), Ray Humphrey in the 100 (11.14), Ioanna Koitsidou in women’s high jump (5-8), Whitney Walker in women’s shot put (45-6 1/2) and Taylor Gilles in 100-meter hurdles (14.65).


• Rose still fifth — At North Bend, Ohio, Rose-Hulman remained fifth Sunday at the halfway point of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s tournament.

Final two rounds will be played this coming weekend at Hulman Links.

HCAC Championships

Team scores — Transylvania 297-300-597, Hanover 303-297-600, Mount St. Joseph 306-307-613, Franklin 318-323-641, Rose-Hulman 330-324-654, Manchester 333-342-675, Anderson 346-350-696, Defiance 358-347-705.

Rose-Hulman — Sanders Park 78-75-153, Travis Whithaus 77-79-156, John Rigitano 89-85-174, Kent Kraus 91-85-176, Jeremy Walters 86-91-177.


• Rose-Hulman 9, Mount St. Joseph 0 — At Rose-Hulman, the Engineers clinched their 16th straight winning season with a shutout Sunday.

Rose-Hulman 9, Mount St. Joseph 0

Singles — Ben Paras (RH) def. Clayton Steinriede 3-6, 6-3, 10-7; Devon Fritz (RH) def. Kyle Haas 6-3, 6-3; Nate Moore (RH) def. John Knoll 6-4, 6-3; Matthew Conrad (RH) def. Max Withrow 6-2, 6-1; Eric Teeman (RH) def. Tyler Esham 7-6 (7-3), 6-1; Ray Montgomery (RH) def. Drew Royalty 6-0, 6-1.

Doubles — Fritz-Paras (RH) def. Haas-Steinriede 8-4; Conrad-Moore (RH) def. Esham-Withrow 8-3; Randy Billingsley-Erin Miller (RH) def. Knoll-Royalty 8-2.

Next — Rose-Hulman plays Tuesday at Vincennes University.

Auto racing

• Racing halted — Rain halted action at  Crossroads Dragway on Saturday after two time runs had been run.

Fun Night runs are slated Friday with the first Pink Ladies race on the schedule. regular racing is set for Saturday, including juniors, with time runs at 12:30 p.m.

Track information is available at  or at 812-229-2167.