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Collegiate Update: Schiffli helps Jacksonville State improve to 9-1 ahead of trip to Purdue

Jacksonville State finished 3-0 in its own volleyball invitational Friday and Saturday in Jacksonville, Alabama, to improve to 9-1 this season.

Triton Central graduate Brooklyn Schiffli (photo) helped the Gamecocks defeat Nicholls, 25-11, 25-14, 25-22 and South Alabama, 25-21, 26-24, 14-25, 13-25, 15-12 on Friday and Southern Mississippi Saturday, 12-25, 25-20, 25-23, 27-25.

Schiffli had one serving ace and four digs against Nicholls and 10 digs against South Alabama. On Saturday, the freshman finished with one ace and eight digs.

Jacksonville State travels to West Lafayette, Indiana, for the Stacey Clark Classic. On Friday, the Gamecocks face No. 9 Purdue and No. 22 Tennessee before returning Saturday to take on Purdue Fort Wayne.

Here is a look at other Shelby County graduates competing at the collegiate level.



Maddy Beaver

The Triton Central graduate had one kill, one dig, one block and one block assist for Goshen volleyball on Sept. 8 in a 25-12, 25-14, 25-20 loss to Bethel University.

On Sept. 10, Beaver finished with one kill and two assists in a 25-7, 25-6, 25-18 loss at Indiana Wesleyan.

Goshen is 3-12 this season.



Maggie Schweitzer

The Triton Central graduate had one kill, eight assists, one ace and 13 digs for Hanover volleyball Tuesday in a 25-22, 18-25, 25-20, 25-20 loss at Indiana University Southeast.

Hanover defeated Heidelberg University Friday, 25-18, 25-20, 22-25, 25-14 in the Pam Briggs Classic in Westerville, Ohio. Schweitzer had two aces and four digs.

On Saturday, Hanover lost to Mount Union, 23-25, 22-25, 25-23, 25-23, 15-8. Schweitzer finished with one kill, two aces and four digs.

Hanover closed out the Pam Briggs Classic Saturday with a 25-22, 25-23, 25-12 win over Capital. Schweitzer had two aces and six digs.

Hanover is 3-5 this season.



Bailey Chandler

The Triton Central graduate had five assists Friday in Eastern Illinois’ 21-25, 17-25, 25-11, 25-22, 15-7 win at Southern Illinois.

Eastern Illinois is 7-1 this season.



Nick Brokering

The Shelbyville graduate was credited with three tackles, one tackle for loss and a quarterback sack Saturday for Mount St. Joseph football in a 33-14 win over Alfred University.



Daniela Joseph

The Shelbyville graduate scored rounds of 100 and 101 to finished tied for 48th for Earlham College’s women’s golf team in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Preview Tournament played Saturday and Sunday at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin, Indiana.



Jill Anspaugh

The Shelbyville graduate placed 17th overall for Franklin College’s women’s cross country team in the Hanover Invitational. She completed the course in 21:41.



Makenzie Logan

The Morristown graduate won a singles and doubles match for Huntington tennis Tuesday in a 7-0 victory over St. Francis.

Logan teamed with Nina Golfier to secure a No. 3 doubles win over Sophia Vandegriff and Tyra Grischke, 6-1. Logan defeated Vandegriff at No. 5 singles, 6-4, 3-6, 11-9.

Huntington also defeated Mount Vernon Tuesday, 5-1.

Logan and Golfier were defeated at No. 3 doubles, 6-3 by Emily Allison and Laurel Sidle. Logan’s No. 5 singles match against Allison did not finish.

On Sept. 9, Huntington defeated Manchester, 7-0. Logan and Golfier won at No. 2 doubles and Logan won a No. 4 singles match over Anna Hollingsworth, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Huntington defeated Goshen Saturday, 6-1. Logan and Golfier lost at No. 2 doubles but Logan rebounded for a 7-6 (2), 6-4 victory over Anna Osborne at No. 5 singles.

Also on Saturday, Grace swept Huntington, 6-0. Logan and Golfier were defeated at No. 3 doubles. Logan’s No. 5 singles match with Jenna Lewis was halted due to darkness.

Huntington is 5-6 this season.