The College Report: Greenville Tops SLIAC Meet

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Greenville University, coached by Hillsboro native Brian Patton, simply does not have a peer in track and field in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. 

And Litchfield graduate Maurice Radtke helped them achieve that as the indoor track season ended. The Greenville thrower scored points in two events as Greenville scored 228 team points to win the men’s team title. Webster University was a distant second with 108 points. The SLIAC Meet was hosted by Principia College in Elsah. 

Radtke took second in the shot put with a put of 13.69 meters. He was also sixth in the weight throw with an effort of 11.10 meters. 

Isaiah Atkins (Hillsboro) and Elijah Atkins (Hillsboro), Greenville middle distance runners, ran in the 800-meter at the conference finals. Isaiah Atkins took ninth in the finals with a time of 2 minutes, 12.08 seconds. Elijah Atkins ran a 2:18.66 to take 12th overall. 

Reid Detmers (Glenwood), a Nokomis native, has a 3-0 record with University of Louisville thus far. Detmers, who has started and appeared in four games, has worked 22 innings. He has allowed three earned runs on 16 hits for a 1.23 earned run average. He has fanned 48 batters and walked six. He leads the Louisville Cardinals, ranked second in the country among NCAA Division I teams, in pitching victories and fanned batters. Louisville is 13-4 overall and 2-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. 

Lexi Law (Litchfield) has a .240 batting average through the first 10 Lindenwood University-Belleville softball games. Law, who has played in nine games and made six starts, has six hits in 25 trips to the plate. She has two doubles. The LU-Belleville senior has scored five times, walked five times, driven home three runs. She has a slugging percentage of .320 and an on-base percentage of .367. LU-Belleville is 2-8. 

A Message From 

Dan Chamness

The coronavirus seemingly has effected every phase of life, including athletics. But, there will continue to be a College Report. Next week, at the very least, we will have a career completion article on a fall athlete. 

In addition, we also have some features, that would not be career completion pieces, planned. We will try to get one more regular column out of the year, letting everyone know where the spring athletes stand at this time. It is my sincere hope that something will happen to restart the spring season, but I have to admit, at this point, it looks very doubtful.

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