Hoosiers instrumental in Indy Eleven opener

By   |   Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 11:38 PM   |   No comments

Coached by former IU standout Juergen Sommer, the Indy Eleven used significant contributions from former Hoosiers to earn a 1-1 draw with the Carolina Railhawks in the franchise opener Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd of 11,048 at IUPUI’s Michael A. Carroll Stadium.

In the 43rd minute, former Hoosier Mike Ambersley made history with the first goal. A penetrating run by midfielder Corby Moore was snuffed out, but IU grad A.J. Corrado picked up the loose ball and played it into the box, where a waiting Ambersley took a touch past a defender and slotted a shot inside the far post for a 1-0 lead. It capped a memorable week for Ambersley, who celebrated the birth of his first child just a few days ago.

Another former Indiana standout, Brad Ring, did his part to preserve the lead with a sliding tackle inside the six with time winding down in the half. IU alum Chris Estridge was also in the starting lineup.

Carolina tied the game early in the second half. A trio of second-half substitutions, including former Hoosier Dylan Mares, gave the Eleven some late life that had the capacity crowd on its feet. But despite the surge in the final 10 minutes, Indy was forced to settle for the season-opening tie.



Blackmon non-factor at Nike Hoop Summit

By   |   Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 11:02 PM   |   5 comments

The USA Junior National Select Team outscored the World team 23-11 in the final quarter Saturday night to win the 2014 Nike Hoop Summit game, 84-73, at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore.

The USA team included Indiana University recruit James Blackmon Jr., but Blackmon played sparingly in recording a team-low five minutes and one second. He was 1-of-2 from the field, both 3-point attempts, and 0-of-2 on free throws to finish with three points and one rebound.



Cream wins Spring Game, 24-14

By   |   Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 6:46 PM   |   5 comments

Indiana wide receiver Shane Wynn caught five passes for 141 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Tre Roberson threw for 176 yards and a score and rushed for 66 yards in a touchdown to lead the Cream squad to a 24-14 win over Crimson in Indiana’s Spring Game on Saturday in front of an announced crowd of 9,231 at Memorial Stadium.

Tailback Anthony Davis also rushed for a touchdown for the Cream team, and kicker Aaron DelGrosso added a field goal.

Quarterback Nate Sudfeld threw for 273 yards and a touchdown for the Crimson squad and running back Myles Graham rushed for one touchdown and also posted a receiving score.

Defensive end David Kenney played for both teams and recorded a sack for each. Rashard Fant and Brendan Grubbe recorded interceptions for the Cream team and linebacker Clyde Newton had one for the Crimson squad.



Morehead State at Indiana, Game 2

By   |   Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 1:48 PM   |   No comments

FINAL: Indiana 11, Morehead State 3. Hoosiers have now won nine in a row. Kyle Schwarber, Dustin DeMuth, Brad Hartong, Will Nolden and Scott Donley each had 2 hits. Schwarber, Hartong and Tim O’Conner recorded 2 RBIs. Christian Morris picks up the win to even his record at 2-2. Belcher threw the final 3.1 innings, allowing 5 hits, 0 runs.
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Morehead State at Indiana, Game 1.

By   |   Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 - 6:59 PM   |   No comments

Top 9th: Jake Kelzer struck out a pair of batters to close out Indiana’s 13-1 win. The Hoosiers have won eight straight and left-hander Joey DeNato is the new all-time wins leader at IU with 31 in his career.

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Bottom 8th: IU shortstop Chad Clark doubled to left to tack a run on. Indiana leads 13-1.

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Blackmon to play in Nike Hoop Summit Saturday

By   |   Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 - 4:32 PM   |   No comments

Indiana recruit James Blackmon Jr. will get another chance to showcase his skills on an all-star stage Saturday at the Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore. Blackmon, listed as a 6-foot-2 guard on the official roster, is a member of the USA Junior National Select Team, which will take on the World Select Team, which includes Kentucky recruit and Indiana Mr. Basketball Trey Lyles. The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. from the Moda Center. This is the second straight year IU has been represented. Noah Vonleh participated in the 2013 game.



Cream and Crimson Draft

By   |   Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 - 4:08 PM   |   No comments

Indiana split up teams for Saturday’s 3 p.m. Cream and Crimson Scrimmage using a draft model. Shane Wynn, Collin Rahrig, Forisee Hardin and Bobby Richardson were the captains for the Cream team. David Cooper, Tim Bennett, D’Angelo Roberts and Nick Stoner captained the Crimson Squad. When players were drafted, their backups were automatically awarded to the other team. Also, backups for the captains were automatically awarded to the other team. Some players will play for both squads. Rosters follow

Cream

WR Shane Wynn

C Collin Rahrig

LB Forisse Hardin
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