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Defiance soccer opens conference play with win

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Bailey Chandler, a Triton Central graduate, far left, plays setter for Eastern Illinois University.
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Carson Macklin, a Shelbyville graduate, helped the Defiance College men’s soccer team secure a 2-1 victory Saturday over Franklin College.

By JEFF BROWN - jbrown@shelbynews.com

The Defiance College men’s soccer team opened Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play Saturday afternoon with a thrilling 2-1 road victory over Franklin College.

The Yellow Jackets scored twice in the second half following a scoreless first half and outshot the Grizzlies, 18-14, in the match.

Carson Macklin, a Shelbyville graduate and defender for Defiance, played all 90 minutes for the Yellow Jackets, who improved to 6-5-1 this season.

On Oct. 1, Defiance dominated Great Lakes Christian College, 13-0, in Defiance, Ohio. Macklin was on the field for 45 minutes for the victorious Yellow Jackets.

Here’s a look at other Shelby County graduates competing at the collegiate level:

John Lux

The Shelbyville graduate completed 24-of-40 pass attempts for Missouri Baptist Saturday in a 28-13 loss to Olivet Nazarene in St. Louis, Missouri.

The Spartans dropped their fifth game of the season after having difficulties scoring in the red zone, accumulating 25 first downs and 395 offensive yards but only reaching the end zone twice.

Daniela Joseph

The Earlham College women’s golf team finished fifth Sunday in the College of Wooster Eva Shorb Invitational at Wooster Country Club in Wooster, Ohio.

Joseph, a Shelbyville graduate, posted rounds of 106 and 104 for a two-day total of 210 (+66), which left her in 45th place.

Jill Anspaugh and Makinsi Pike

The Shelbyville graduates competed for Franklin College Saturday in the Greater Louisville Classic cross country race at Tom Sawyer Skate Park in Louisville, Kentucky.

Anspaugh completed the women’s course in 17 minutes, 17.6 seconds. Pike finished in 19:06.8.

Hayden Veach

The Southwestern graduate finished 113th overall for Hanover College’s men’s cross country team in the Greater Louisville Classic. He finished the men’s course in 26:14.7.

Alayna Munson

Franklin College’s women’s tennis team was shut out Saturday by Transylvania, 9-0.

Munson, a Morristown graduate, was defeated with Sydney Logsdon at No. 3 doubles, 8-3, by Alyssa Igyarto and Christina Duvall. Munson lost to Merrick Irwin at No. 4 singles, 6-3, 7-6 (1).

The Grizzlies defeated Johnson University, 9-0, Friday. Munson was victorious at No. 4 singles over Olive Anderson, 6-0, 6-1.

Hanover defeated Franklin, 9-0, on Oct. 2 in the conference opener for the Grizzlies. Munson was defeated at No. 4 singles by Mia Katzenberger, 6-1, 6-0.

Bri Ayres

The Indiana University East women’s tennis team was defeated Saturday, 5-2, by Indiana Institute of Technology.

Ayres, a Shelbyville graduate, scored one of the Red Wolves’ two points with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Jojo Bobos at No. 6 singles.

Ty Johnson

The Shelbyville graduate had one punt for 32 yards and one kickoff for 55 yards for DePauw University’s football team Saturday in a 31-26 come-from-behind win over Wooster.

Nick Brokering

The Shelbyville graduate had two tackles for Mount St. Joseph Saturday in a 59-6 victory over Defiance in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Lions improved to 4-0 this season.

Bryan Beauchamp

The Triton Central graduate had two tackles Saturday for fifth-ranked North Central College in a 35-21 loss to ninth-ranked Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

The loss was the first for North Central (3-1) this season.

Samantha Dewey

The Triton Central graduate tallied her third multi-goal game of the season Sunday in a 5-0 win over Seton Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She now has 11 goals this season, a career high, and 25 points, tying her career high.

Bailey Chandler

The Triton Central graduate had a team-high 24 assists Saturday for the Eastern Illinois volleyball team in a 25-22, 25-11, 25-23 loss to Belmont in Nashville, Tennessee. The loss dropped the Panthers to 1-14 this season.

On Oct. 2, Eastern Illinois opened conference play with a 25-7, 25-20, 25-16 loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Chandler had a team-high 17 assists and six digs.

Grace Laker and Taylor Tatlock

The Franklin College volleyball team remained unbeaten in conference matches Saturday with a 25-15, 25-23, 21-25, 25-12 win over Mount St. Joseph.

Laker, a Shelbyville graduate, had three kills, three digs and two block assists for Franklin (14-7).

On Oct. 2, Franklin swept Ancilla, 25-19, 25-14, 25-9.

Laker had a team-high 10 kills, one dig and one block assist.

Tatlock, a Southwestern graduate, had one kill.

Ally Williams

The Hanover College volleyball team opened conference play Saturday with a 23-25, 25-16, 24-26, 25-20, 15-8 win over Defiance in Defiance, Ohio.

Williams, playing libero for Hanover, recorded a team-high 40 digs.

On Oct. 1, Hanover swept St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 25-16, 25-16, 25-14. Williams had a match-high 15 digs.