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Collegiate Update: Taylor cards best final round to lead Taylor to golf title

Elizabeth Kemper put together the best final round of the tournament to help Taylor University’s women’s golf team to the Heritage Hill Fall Collegiate title Tuesday in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

Kemper, a Triton Central graduate, hit 12 of 13 fairways and 14 of 18 greens en route to a 1-under-par round of 71 Tuesday. She played the final seven holes in 4-under-par, including scoring birdies on the final three holes.



Paired with a 78 on Monday at Heritage Hill Golf Club, Kemper finished the two-day event in third place.

Taylor shot 298 on day two of the event to put together a two-day score of 602 to defeat runner-up Cumberlands (Ky.) by 16 shots.

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



 Jill Anspaugh

The Shelbyville graduate finished 57th in a field of more than 250 runners Friday for Franklin College in the JennaStrong Fall Classic hosted by Wilmington College (Ohio).

Anspaugh completed the course in 21 minutes, four seconds.

Franklin College finished 12th in the field of 24 teams.



Kenneth Gipson

The Triton Central graduate was part of an offensive line that helped Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology rack up 210 passing yards, 212 rushing yards and a school record 48 points in the first quarter Saturday in a 62-7 rout of Anderson University.

Rose-Hulman scored seven touchdowns in the game’s opening 11 minutes to improve to 4-2 this season and 3-0 against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foes.



Bailey Chandler

The Triton Central graduate had a combined 30 assists, two kills and nine digs for Eastern Illinois volleyball in a pair of losses at Belmont.

The Panthers lost a tightly-contested five-set match Friday, 18-25, 20-25, 26-24, 27-25, 15-13. On Saturday, Belmont was victorious 25-22, 17-25, 25-20, 25-22.

Eastern Illinois is 7-12 this season and 0-9 vs. Ohio Valley Conference opponents.



Maggie Schweitzer

The Triton Central graduate had one assist, one ace and six digs Saturday in Hanover’s 25-18, 25-12, 25-22 win at Bluffton.

On Oct. 13, Hanover lost to Mount St. Joseph, 19-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21. Schweitzer finished with eight digs.

Hanover is 12-8 this season and 4-1 against HCAC opponents.



Brooklyn Schiffli

The Triton Central graduate had one assist and one dig Saturday in Jacksonville State’s 25-20, 25-16, 25-22 win over Central Arkansas.

On Friday, Jacksonville State swept Lipscomb, 25-21, 25-15, 25-21. Schiffli had five digs.

With the pair of wins, Jacksonville State improved to 17-4 overall and 7-1 in the Atlantic Sun West Division.



Maddy Beaver

The Triton Central graduate had three kills, one block assist and one dig Saturday for Goshen College in a 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 loss to Mt. Vernon Nazarene University.

On Friday, No. 18-ranked Taylor swept Goshen, 25-12, 25-15, 25-14. Beaver had one kill and two block assists.

On Oct. 13, Spring Arbor University defeated Goshen, 25-18, 25-16, 22-25, 25-20. Beaver had one kill and three block assists.

Goshen is 3-27 this season.