Alex Harthaller of the 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was named to the Freshman All-America Team, according to Off the Block. The outside attacker earned 18 votes, tying him for fourth-most among all nominees.
The IPFW softball team wrapped up its series with North Dakota State as the Mastodons hosted its annual Pink Out game to raise funds for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. In the game, IPFW fell to the Bison 13-0.
As a part of their spring schedule, the IPFW women’s soccer team hosted the Haiti U20 team for an international friendly Sunday afternoon.The Mastodons won the match 4-0.
Ramon Burgos set new career highs in both kills and total blocks, nabbing his second career double-double in 15th-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team earned a come from behind five set win at Grand Canyon on Saturday night. The Mastodons went 23-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-23, 18-16 to improve to finish the regular season 18-11, 8-8 (MIVA) while the Antelopes fell to 14-16, 5-11 (MIVA).
The fourth-ranked Indiana Tech women’s lacrosse team had five players named to the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference All-Conference team, three first team selections and a pair of honorable mention honorees. Tech also led all institutions with six All-Academic team members. The Warriors lost the WHAC championship game however, falling to No. 2 Davenport, 11-5 on Saturday at the DU Turf Field.
The University of Saint Francis baseball team took game one 2-0, but fell in game two 10-3 to split Saturday’s doubleheader with Mt. Vernon Nazarene
The IPFW baseball squad pounded out 10 hits and scored seven runs as the team completed a three-game sweep of the Western Illinois Leathernecks on Saturday afternoon at Mastodon Field.
It was a tough day for the IPFW softball team as it went up against the national leader in strikeouts from North Dakota State. The Mastodons dropped both games of the doubleheader to the Bison by scores of 18-0 and 10-0. The series finale between the two teams has been moved up due to rain in the forecast and will now be at 10:30 a.m.
After earning second-team All-Big Ten honors this past season, Purdue rising senior A.J. Hammons has announced that he will return to West Lafayette for the 2015-16 season.
The 15th-ranked IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to mount a comeback as the Blue and White fell in straight sets at Grand Canyon on Friday night.
IPFW junior closer Jake Weber picked up a two-inning save in the opener – setting the program single-season record – and a win in the finale as the Mastodons took both ends of a doubleheader on Friday afternoon, winning the opener 5-2 and the finale 3-2.
Purdue starting pitcher Gavin Downs (Carroll High School) set the tone early as the Boilermakers topped IPFW 14-5 on Wednesday.