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Collegiate Update: Chandler off to strong start at Loyola

Maya Chandler scored a game-high 20 points on Nov. 16 in a 68-62 loss to Virginia.

Chandler also grabbed four rebounds and dished out three assists for Loyola. It was the third straight game Chandler scored in double figures. The Triton Central graduate finished one point shy of tying her career high.



On Sunday, Loyola lost at Eastern Illinois, 83-73. Chandler finished with 14 points, three rebounds, one assist and two steals. She improved to a perfect 17-of-17 at the free throw line this season.

Loyola dropped its third-straight game Tuesday against Miami, 63-45. Chandler had eight points and three rebounds.

The Ramblers are 1-4.

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



Rylie Stephens

The Triton Central graduate had one rebound and one steal Tuesday in Samford’s 84-47 win over Talladega to improve to 3-3 this season.

On Sunday, Stephens finished with four points, seven rebounds and one assist in Samford’s 77-52 victory over Miles.

Stephens had nine points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals in Samford’s 75-68 win at Alabama A&M Thursday.



Hayden Langkabel

The Morristown graduate scored 15 points and added three rebounds, one steal and nine assists Tuesday in Marian’s 82-59 victory at Spring Arbor to improve to 7-0 (2-0 Crossroads League).

On Saturday, Marian defeated Taylor, 87-67. Langkabel finished with a game-high 24 points, three rebounds, two steals, one assist and one block.



Kyle Crim

The Morristown graduate had one rebound and one steal Friday in Hanover’s 65-48 win at Wheaton.



Taylor Heath

The Triton Central graduate had 10 points, three assists and two steals Sunday in Hanover’s 74-55 loss to Wittenberg University in the Wittenberg Tournament in Springfield, Ohio.

On Saturday, Hanover opened the tournament with a 71-48 loss to Baldwin Wallace University. Heath had 11 points, one rebound and two assists.

The Panthers are 2-2 this season.



Drake Moore

The Morristown graduate finished with six points, four rebounds and one assist Saturday in Oakland City’s 86-62 loss to Indiana University Southeast.

On Nov. 15, Midway University defeated Oakland City, 64-55. Moore scored 12 points and had eight rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Oakland City is 3-2.



Tenleigh Phelps

The Triton Central graduate had three rebounds Friday in Youngstown State’s 61-44 loss at Akron.



Bella Larrison

The Waldron graduate had six points, eight rebounds, one steal and one blocked shot Tuesday in Anderson’s 83-77 win at St. Mary’s (Ind.) to improve to 3-2.

On Saturday, Anderson scored a single-game record 109 points in its 109-66 win at Kalamazoo. Larrison had two points, three rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block.

On Nov. 16, the Ravens lost to Ohio Northern, 84-67. Larrison finished with six points, two rebounds, one assist and three steals.



Brooklyn Schiffli

The Triton Central graduate had 12 digs Thursday in Jacksonville State’s five-set loss to Kennesaw State in the Atlantic Sun Tournament quarterfinal round.

Jacksonville State finished the season 24-6 and set a program record for wins (49) in consecutive seasons.



Julia Sanders

The Triton Central graduate had one service ace and five digs Saturday in IU Kokomo’s 25-23, 25-23, 18-25, 25-21 loss at the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Nebraska, in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round.

IU Kokomo finished the season 30-7.



Kenneth Gipson

The Triton Central graduate was one of 13  Rose-Hulman football players selected to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Team.

Gipson, a junior, was a key part of Rose-Hulman’s offensive line that helped average 39.8 ppg this season and 49.1 ppg in conference games.



Rachel Dewey

The Triton Central graduate played 59 minutes Friday in Xavier’s 3-1 loss to Virginia in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship Second Round game played in State College, Pennsylvania.

Xavier finished the season 14-4-5.



Cameron Baker

The Shelbyville graduate finished seventh in the one-meter and three-meter diving competitions for Franklin College at the Gail Pebworth Invitational held at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Ind.

Baker scored 314.55 points in the one-meter event and 301.5 points in the three-meter competition.