The team’s Roncalli graduates, Kellie Kirkhoff and Rachel Titzer, had good games against Mount Vernon. Kirkhoff was 6-of-8 from the field and led the Knights with 14 points. Titzer came off the bench to connect on 4-of-5 for 11 points.
Coached by Beech Grove and Purdue graduate Katie Geralds, the team is 8-1 (1-0 Crossroads League). Next up is St. Francis today at 7 p.m. and an away date Saturday at Spring Arbor (Michigan).
I attended the IU Northwest game and sat behind former Mayor Greg Ballard and his wife, Winnie. Both also attended the Marian-Eastern Oregon football playoff game earlier in the day, which the Knights lost 17-0 to end their 20-game winning streak over two seasons.
Marian men’s team (7-3, 0-1) lost its league opener to Mount Vernon Nazarene. The Knights travel to Spring Arbor on Saturday.
The men’s team from the University of Indianapolis (1-3) defeated Kentucky State 94-83 last week for its first win of the season. Perry Meridian graduate Jimmy King scored 16 points.
The Greyhounds are off to Kenosha, Wis., for their Great Lakes Valley Conference opener Thursday against Wisconsin Parkside. UIndy will play Lewis Dec. 3 in Illinois before returning home to face Olivet Nazarene (Illinois) at 1 p.m. Dec. 10.
The women’s team (4-2) lost to St. Edwards 55-39 and No. 19 Grand Valley State 53-47 at the Puerto Rico College Sports Tours Division II Thanksgiving Tournament. Sydney Brackemyer scored 20 points in the Grand Valley game, making it her third outing with 20 or more points.
The team will also visit Wisconsin Parkside and Lewis before hosting IU Kokomo at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at Nicoson Hall.