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Collegiate Update: UIndy's Chandler Martin runner-up at We Fly Challenge

Chandler Martin finished runner-up Saturday in the We Fly Challenge on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

Martin, a Shelbyville graduate competing for the University of Indianapolis, finished second in the high jump competition with a best clearance of 1.85 meters.

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

Indiana DIII Track and Field Championships



Zaleeya Martin

The Shelbyville graduate won the 100-meter dash in a Hanover program record 12.25 seconds at the DIII championships at DePauw University Saturday in Greencastle, Indiana.

Martin also won the 200 in 25.87 and finished third in the long jump at 5.07 meters.

Martin collected her third win of the meet by helping Hanover win the 400 relay in 50.51.



Jill Anspaugh

The Shelbyville graduate placed eighth in the 5,000 meters (19:58) for Franklin College in the DIII championships.



Taylor Tatlock

The Southwestern graduate finished fourth for Franklin College in the javelin (34.56 meters) and 19th in the discus (23.07 meters) at the DIII championships.



Dalen Williams

The Waldron graduate finished fourth in the discus (44.19 meters) for Franklin College in the DIII championships.



Elizabeth Kemper

The Triton Central graduate helped No. 19-ranked Taylor University women’s golf to a one-shot victory Saturday in the Pilot Invitational at Blackthorn Golf Club in South Bend, Indiana.

Kemper posted rounds of 88 and 87 on Friday and Saturday, respectively, to help the Trojans hold off No. 16 Illinois Wesleyan for the team title. Kemper finished tied for 38th overall in the field.

On Monday, Kemper closed out the regular season with a 5-over-par score of 77 at the Ackerman-Allen Shootout on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Kemper’s 77 left her in a five-way tie atop the leaderboard in an event shortened to one day due to inclement weather.

Taylor will now prepare for the Crossroads League Championship event on May 2 and May 3 at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel, Indiana. Taylor is the four-time defending champion.



Daniela Joseph

The Shelbyville graduate carded a 107 Friday for Earlham College in the Polar Bear Easter Classic at Colonial Golfers Club in Harrod, Ohio.

In March, Joseph learned she will receive the Kathryn Weber Senior Scholar Athlete Award at the Earlham College Awards Convocation on April 28.

The award is presented to senior women who have contributed significantly to the athletic program at Earlham and who have a 3.2 or higher cumulative grade point average at the beginning of the spring semester of their senior year.

Joseph’s name will be added to a plaque on permanent display in the Wellness Center.



Hannah File

The Shelbyville graduate went 1-for-4 with a run scored Saturday for the University of Louisville in a 4-1 victory over Syracuse.

The Cardinals swept the three-game series with wins Friday (8-0) and Sunday (3-2) to improve to 24-17 this season and 8-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).



Erica Henry

The Shelbyville graduate went 1-for-3 at the plate with a walk and a run scored Friday in Olney Central College’s 15-8 loss to Wabash Valley College.

On Thursday, Olney lost at Shawnee Community College, 4-3. Henry pitched four innings, allowed four hits and one walk while striking out two in a relief performance. She allowed three runs but only one was earned.

Olney is 24-17 this season.



Addisenn Weaver

The Shelbyville graduate went 1-for-2 with a double in Valparaiso’s 3-1 loss to the University of Northern Iowa Saturday.

Northern Iowa swept the Beacons in the Missouri Valley Conference series, taking game one, 9-1, Friday and adding a 5-0 victory in game two later that same day.

Valparaiso is 10-24 this season and 1-14 in the MVC.



Katie Mathies

The Shelbyville graduate went 1-for-1 with a walk Saturday in No. 9 DePauw’s 4-2 win over Denison in Greenville, Ohio.

DePauw swept the Saturday doubleheader, winning game one 8-3.

On Friday, DePauw took two games from Allegheny, 7-0 and 12-1. Mathies went 1-for-2 with a run batted in during the 7-0 victory.

DePauw has won 11 straight games to push its record to 24-6 overall (8-0 North Coast Athletic Conference).



Benny Thompson

The Shelbyville graduate pitched one inning of relief for Anderson University Saturday in a 10-8 loss to Hanover.

Thompson surrendered one hit, one walk and one earned run in the appearance.

Anderson is 13-12 this season and 5-3 against Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference foes.



Damon Lux

The Shelbyville graduate blasted his fifth home run of the season for Duke baseball Saturday in a 6-2 win over No. 10 Notre Dame.

Lux’s two-run home run came in the fourth inning.

Duke won game one, 15-5, Friday in Durham, North Carolina. On Saturday, the Blue Devils needed 11 innings to prevail 4-3.

Duke is 16-21 this season and 6-12 in the ACC.