Symone Black (Concordia High School) and Vanessa McLeod advanced to Friday’s quarterfinals in the 400-meter hurdles and 800-meter run, respectively.
A strong Oral Roberts squad led by pitcher Bryce Howe held the Mastodons at bay in the Championship game of the 2015 Summit League Baseball Tournament, as the Mastodons fell 6-0 to the Golden Eagles.
A mix-match game that saw IPFW closer Jake Weber pick up a win and top starter Evan Miller get the save, the Mastodon baseball team advanced to the Summit League Championship, where the squad will face off against top seeded Oral Roberts at 1 p.m. ET.
There was extra pep in the step of Purdue fans on the heels of Caleb “Biggie” Swanigan’s commitment to the Boilermakers Thursday night at the 2015 Coaches Caravan stop in the Summit City.
The IPFW hitting came out in full force on Thursday, as the Mastodons pounded out 19 hits and 15 runs en route to a 15-5 win over the North Dakota State Bison in the program’s first-ever Summit League Tournament win.
A late-game rally was not enough, as IPFW out-scored South Dakota State 3-0 over the final four and a half innings of the game; however, an early 7-0 hole proved to difficult to climb out of as the Jackrabbits top the Mastodons 7-3 in the opening round of the 2015 Summit League Tournament.
IPFW head coach Jon Coffman has announced the signing of Leo Edwards, a former Louisiana Tech student-athlete.
Kendall Whitman (first base), Greg Kaiser (shortstop), Brandon Soat (outfield), Shane Trevino (outfield), Brock Logan (designated hitter), and Evan Miller (starting pitcher) were among the 14 members of the All-League Second Team.
Golson said in a statement to Fox Sports on Tuesday he will spend his fifth year of eligibility with the Seminoles. Golson graduated from Notre Dame on Sunday.
Homestead’s Caleb Swanigan is taking his talents to West Lafeyette. After decommitting from Michigan State, Swanigan has made a verbal commitment to continue his basketball career at Purdue.
The indoor Big Ten Freshman of the Year made a strong case to earn the title for the outdoor season after winning the 400m hurdles.
Kentucky scored two runs with two outs in the top of the seventh inning to stun the Irish 4-3 and claim the South Bend Regional crown in front of an energized crowd at Melissa Cook Stadium.