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.
A slow offensive start to the NCAA South Bend Regional for the University of Notre Dame softball team in its first game on Friday was an offensive anomaly from what has become normal, even expected, during the 2015 season. The Irish corrected and connected in a huge way facing elimination on Saturday, combining for 29 runs on 27 hits in only 10 innings to defeat Northwestern 14-5 and Ball State 15-4 at Melissa Cook Stadium.
He spent 14 seasons guiding the Cougars, winning the NAIA DII national title in 2014.
On the third and final day of competition, the IPFW women’s track and field team set an additional three records – in the 4×100-meter relay, the 1,600-meter run, and the 4×400-meter relay – with IPFW’s 16 points for the championships putting them in seventh place overall in the team competition.
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the first inning, and cruised the rest of the way in a 15-0 IPFW loss that came a day after the team clinched its berth into the 2015 Summit League Tournament.
A second inning Kendall Whitman (Huntington North H.S.) grand slam sent IPFW to a five-run advantage, one that they would not give up for the remainder of the game, as the Mastodons won their 26th game of the 2015 season – a new program wins mark.
The IPFW women’s track & field team set two school records – from Kiawna Cottrell and Brittany Beard – sending the same pair to the finals, as the Mastodons have set themselves up for a strong final day of the 2015 Summit League Championships.
Indiana has dismissed sophomore basketball player Devin Davis and senior Hanner Mosquera-Perea following an incident on campus that led to a citation for marijuana possession against the younger player.
Coach Tom Crean also says junior Hanner Mosquera-Perea was present at the time but was not charged by the Indiana University police department.
On December 1 Indiana travels to Duke while Purdue heads to Pitt. On December 2 Notre Dame plays at Illinois.
IPFW Director of Athletics Kelley Hartley Hutton has announced that longtime IPFW assistant coach Ryan “Rock” Perrotte has been tabbed as the second head coach in IPFW men’s volleyball program history
Bishop Dwenger grad, Grady Eifert is heading to Purdue. The 6’5 forward will join the Boilermakers this upcoming year as a preferred walk-on.