The College Report: Detmers Helps Louisville With Big Win


Reid Detmers, a Chatham-Glenwood graduate, has probably never topped a team by 31 runs. 

The nationally-ranked University of Louisville Cardinals blasted Alabama A&M University 32-1 recently, as Detmers allowed only one hit in five innings of work. He fanned 12 batters and did not issue a single walk. 

Louisville is ranked seventh in the country among NCAA Division I teams. The Cardinals are 37-9 overall and 16-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Lexi Throne (Litchfield) took sixth in the 800-meter run at the Illinois College True Blue Open. The University of Illinois-Springfield sophomore finished the race in 2:29.74. UIS took sixth as a team with 35 points. Monmouth College was first with 179 points. 

Abby Frerichs (Litchfield) was two-for-four as her college team, Blackburn College, lost a 4-3 decision to Iowa Wesleyan University. Blackburn is 12-16 overall and 6-12 in the SLIAC.

Kaylee Hefley (Hillsboro) worked 4 2/3 innings for Lewis and Clark Community College as they lost an 8-1 decision to St. Louis Community College. Hefley, who did not get the loss, allowed three earned runs on seven hits. She walked a pair of batters. Lewis and Clark is 22-24 overall and 8-16 in the Mid-West Athletic Conference.

Kendra Jacob (Hillsboro), a Hannibal-LaGrange University player, had hits in three of their last four games. Her best performance was in the 4-3 loss to Central Baptist College, Jacob was two-for-three with a double. She drove home a pair of runs. HLG stepped up to play NCAA Division II team, Quincy University. In the 10-2 loss to QU, the former Hiltopper player was one-for-two with a double. She scored once and drove home one. In the 8-0 loss to Central Baptist, Jacob was 1-for-1 with a walk. HLG is 20-24 overall and 10-14 in the American Midwest Conference.

Lexi Law (Litchfield) was one-for-two with a double in Lindenwood University-Belleville's 7-6 loss to Trinity Christian College. Law had one RBI and scored one run. LU-Belleville is 30-21-1 overall and 18-7 in the AMC.

Tessa Steffens (Litchfield), a Purdue University-Northwest senior, walked twice and scored once, but it was not enough to power The Pride beyond Davenport University, who won a 4-1 decision. The game took place in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament. PU-Northwest is 24-25 overall and 14-18 in the GLIAC.

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