The Indiana Tech baseball team was swept by Madonna on Sunday in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play, falling late in game one, 7-6, before the Crusaders completed the weekend sweep with a 5-2 victory in game two at Warrior Stadium.
Senior Brandon Soat collected four hits, and redshirt-sophomore Shannon Baker added two hits and two RBIs, though IPFW dropped a 14-6 Summit League baseball decision against league-leading Oral Roberts University Sunday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne
“I’ve been very pleased with the spring,” first year head coachMike Neu said. “I told our guys, all of them, I love the buy in. The willingness to do whatever we ask them to do has been phenomenal. It’s a good starting point for us and now we have to carry this into the summer.”
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Saint Francis football team wrapped up spring workouts on Saturday with their annual Black and Blue game.
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Former Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller signed autographs for fans at the Kelley Buck-GMC dealership on Saturday,
In game two, IPFW scored three runs in the first inning and one run in the third inning, while getting six-plus strong innings on the mound from senior Trevor Storie.
The game is likely to return for the 2018 season.
Despite out-hitting its opponent on the day, the IPFW softball team was unable to cash in on the opportunities as the Mastodons dropped its doubleheader to Toledo 5-1 and 3-1.
Senior Kendall Whitman collected two hits, while redshirt-senior Shane Trevino along with seniors Brandon Soat and Evan VanSumeren each had RBI, to lead IPFW to a 3-2 non-league baseball home win past the University of Saint Francis Wednesday afternoon at Mastodon Field in Fort Wayne.
After spending the last 11 seasons as an assistant at the University of San Diego Niecee Nelson is back in the Summit City, this time as the leader of the IPFW women’s basketball program.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Fort Wayne native Jaylon Smith will not play in 2016 and that his status for the future is unclear.
Nelson is no stranger to IPFW having served as an assistant coach for the Mastodons for one season during 2004-05, after getting her start in coaching as a graduate assistant at the University of Wyoming for two seasons (2002-04).
The Bishop Dwenger graduate hit five home run to pace the Mastodons.
The IPFW men’s volleyball team was unable to stop the Ohio State offense as the top-seeded Buckeyes swept the Mastodons (18-25, 17-25, 17-25).
Luers grad Austin Mack had three catches for 22 yards in front of a record-breaking crowd at Ohio Stadium
Junior D.J. Knox added 58 yards on eight carries, but had to leave the game with an apparent knee injury in the second quarter.
Junior safety and Carroll graduate Drue Tranquill made his return to the gridiron after undergoing knee surgery last fall.
Indiana’s defense created three takeaways against its offense in the annual spring scrimmage and didn’t allow a touchdown until the Hoosiers started setting up red zone scenarios late in the practice.
In his lone season at Ranger Geist averaged 15.1 points on 45.6 percent shooting. He also registered 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport is reporting that the Luers grad is expected to sit out the 2016 season.