Archive - Nov 22, 2011 - Latest Sports
TERRE HAUTE â€”Â Culver Girls Academy alumni Alex Banfich and Waverly Neer both earned All-America honors at the NCAA Womenâ€™s Cross Country Championships at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course in Terre Haute Monday.
Banfich, a Plymouth native and senior at Princeton University, finished fifth with a time of 19:45 flat in her final go-round at the 6k nationals after placing 20th at last yearâ€™s meet. Neer, a native of Russiaville and freshman at Columbia University, just made the All-America cut with a 20:30.4 for 40th place after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in September.
Wabash wins first round of NCAA tourney
North Judson graduate C.J. Gum and the Wabash defense were the difference Saturday in Wabashâ€™s first-round NCAA playoff win over Illinois College, 38-20.
The starting defense held the visiting Blueboysâ€™ offense, which entered the game averaging 41 a contest, to just six points. IC added two late touchdowns against Wabash substitutions.