Fort Wayne outfielder Brandon Soat and Oral Roberts first baseman Anthony Sequeira were named The Summit League Baseball Players of the Week while Omaha starting pitcher Zach Williamsen was selected as the league’s Pitcher of the Week for their performances Feb. 16-22.
Yogi Ferrell and James Blackmon Jr. scored 17 points apiece while Hanner Mosquera-Perea had a career-high 13 points to lead Indiana past Rutgers 84-54 on Sunday.
The IPFW Mastodon baseball team erupted for 32 runs over two games, topping the Murray State Racers by scores of 12-11 and 20-3. The 20 runs are the most in a game since April 6, 2010 when the team scored 21 runs against Chicago State.
A look at the region’s college basketball games from Saturday, February 21.
In the final home game in the Gates Sports Center for seniors Mur Hagerman, Hillary Moore, Haley Seibert, the IPFW women’s basketball team fell to North Dakota State 72-66. It was also IPFW’s 8th annual Pink Out game, honoring those who have battled breast cancer, benefiting the Vera Bradley Foundation.
The IPFW men’s basketball team saw its seven-game win streak come to an end on Saturday afternoon in a thrilling 66-62 battle with the North Dakota State Bison.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team edged the McKendree Bearcats in five sets in a crucial MIVA (Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association) match. The Mastodons finished 25-13, 20-25, 25-16, 23-25, 15-13, improving to 10-4, 4-2 (MIVA), while the Bearcats fell to 5-12, 0-9 (MIVA).
Myles Davis scored 18 points, and Xavier never trailed during a 73-56 victory over No. 19 Butler on Saturday.
The Irish beat Boston College 87-70 on Saturday.
The ninth-ranked (American Volleyball Coaches Association) IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to comeback against No. 12 Ohio State, falling in three sets. The Mastodons finished 18-25, 22-25, 12-25, dropping to 9-4 (3-2 MIVA), while the Buckeyes improved to 11-2 (5-0 MIVA).
A 16-0 second-half IPFW run turned a four-point, 34-30 Denver lead into a 46-34 IPFW advantage, and the run was stretched to as large as 30-6 when the Mastodons led by 20 at 60-40, propelling the Mastodons to a 16-point, 63-47 win over the Denver Pioneers on Thursday evening.
Former South Side star Rapheal Davis tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds and Purdue won in Bloomington for the first time since a 72-61 triumph on Feb. 23, 2011.
Jay County High School grad Kegan Comer netted 17 points to lead eighth-ranked St. Francis to a 94-81 win at Platt Arena on Tuesday night.
Jerian Grant had 24 points, 10 assists and five steals, and the Irish hit 27 of 28 from the free throw line in an 88-75 win over Wake Forest.
Andre Jernigan hit .500 (8-for-16) over the weekend and was named BIG EAST Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Musketeers to a 2-2 opening weekend.
Senior Ashley Burkhardt and freshman Maya Hughes were named Big Ten Co-Player and Freshman of the Week respectively for their efforts at the FIU Invitational in Miami last weekend.
With last Wednesday night’s win at IUPUI the IPFW men’s basketball team has won six games in a row, the program’s longest winning streak since the 1992-93 season.
According to the voting Indiana stands 36th in the country while Notre Dame is tenth and Butler 19th.