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Collegiate update: Bringle collects three hits for ISU softball in Chattanooga Challenge

TeAnn Bringle went 2-for-4 at the plate with a run scored in Indiana State’s 15-9 loss to Western Kentucky Saturday at the Chattanooga Challenge in Chattanooga, Tennessee.


The Sycamores finished the tournament 1-4 with their lone win coming over Chattanooga, 7-5, Friday.


Indiana State opened its 2021 softball season with a 9-7 loss to Kennesaw State before defeating the host school. After its loss to Western Kentucky, Indiana State lost in a rematch with Chattanooga, 16-11, and closed out the tournament with a 15-6 loss to Western Kentucky.


Bringle, the Sycamores’ starting third baseman and a Shelbyville graduate, was 3-for-13 with three walks.


Here is a look at other collegiate athletes with Shelby County ties.


Maya Chandler


The Triton Central graduate finished with nine points, two rebounds and two steals in Loyola’s 78-51 loss Friday at the University of Northern Iowa.


On Saturday, the Ramblers avenged the loss with a 66-64 overtime win. Chandler had three points and one rebound for Loyola (10-7, 8-5 Missouri Valley Conference).


Riley Stephens


The Triton Central graduate had four points and seven rebounds for Evansville in a 57-43 win Friday at Valparaiso.


The Crusaders won Saturday’s game against Valparaiso, 71-56.


Stephens finished with 11 points and two rebounds in the loss for the Purple Aces (6-12, 2-11 MVC).


Kyler Schalk


The Triton Central graduate placed eighth in the long jump (5.56 meters), 15th in the 200 meters (24.98 seconds) and ninth in the 60 (7.71) for Wabash College in a dual meet at Denison in Granville, Ohio.


Wabash defeated Denison, 82-68, in the program’s first indoor dual track and field meet since 1995.


Chandler Martin and Steffen Shackelford


Competing for the University of Indianapolis track and field team in the Indianapolis Track and Field Classic, Martin, a Shelbyville graduate, won the high jump with a best clearance of 1.90 meters.


Shackelford, a Southwestern graduate also at the University of Indianapolis, finished runner-up at 1.85 meters.


Dylan Harker, Nolan Davis and Cameron Baker


The trio of Shelbyville graduates helped Franklin College secure wins Saturday over Manchester (200-10), Ancilla (199-13) and Transylvania (173-63).


Dylan Harker


Harker won the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.85 and was part of the winning 400 medley relay team (3:37.19). He also placed fifth in the 100 butterfly (56.75).


Davis helped Franklin College win the 400 freestyle relay in 3:17.05 and he placed third in the 200 freestyle (1:49.84) and 100 freestyle (50.19).


Baker finished third in the diving competition with 195.85 points.


Taylor Tatlock and Grace Laker


Franklin College’s volleyball team split a pair of matches with Earlham College Saturday then pinned the first loss of the season on Transylvania Tuesday.


The Grizzlies defeated Earlham, 25-21, 15-25, 21-25, 25-20, 16-14 before losing 25-16, 24-26, 25-13, 25-16.


In the loss, Laker, a Shelbyville graduate, had five kills and 4 digs.


Tatlock, a Southwestern graduate, had four kills and three digs.


Tatlock finished with eight kills and three digs in FC’s 25-14, 25-23, 26-24 win over Transylvania (13-1, 8-1 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference).


Franklin College (9-5, 6-2 HCAC) earned the No. 3 seed in the upcoming HCAC Tournament.


Bailey Chandler


Bailey Chandler


The Triton Central graduate recorded 33 assists, 10 digs and two kills for Eastern Illinois in a 25-23, 25-21, 25-24 loss Monday to the University of Tennessee Martin.


The loss dropped the Panthers to 0-6 this season.