Here’s a look at how county athletes are faring at the collegiate level.
Aaron Martin (Rossville) – Indiana Wesleyan University
NAIA Division II No. 3 Indiana Wesleyan lost to No. 20 Grace College, 80-77, on Tuesday, with Martin tallying three points, three rebounds and two assists. In an 85-77 victory over St. Francis on Jan. 15, Martin had nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and one steal. Martin grabbed five points and five rebounds in an 81-65 win over Bethel on Jan. 12, four points and four rebounds in a 58-54 win over Taylor on Jan. 10 and eight points and three assists in a 94-76 win over Goshen on Jan. 8.
Martin tallied five points, four rebounds and an assist in a 58-48 loss to Spring Arbor on Jan. 5.
Troy Porter (Frankfort) – Franklin College
Porter tallied two rebounds before fouling out in an 87-68 loss to Transylvania on Wednesday. In a 73-69 victory over Earlham on Jan. 19, Porter was in double figures with 15 points and added eight rebounds, two steals and an assist.
Porter had 10 points and six rebounds in the Grizzlies’ 58-42 loss to Rose-Hulman on Jan. 16 and put up eight points, seven rebounds and two assists in an 86-65 win over Manchester on Jan. 13.
In a 75-63 win over Franklin, Porter had four points, five rebounds, two assists and a steal. In a 75-70 victory over Anderson on Jan. 5, Porter made 13 of 15 free throws and had 21 points, four rebounds and two steals.
Dustin Rusk (Clinton Prairie) – Earlham College
Earlham won its second game of the season on Jan. 5 with a 73-67 overtime win against Manchester University. Rusk had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
In an 82-61 loss to Bluffton on Jan. 8, Rusk tallied 15 points, two assists and two steals. Rusk had 11 points, four rebounds and an assist in an 86-51 loss to Hanover on Jan. 12.
Rusk just missed another double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds in a 92-66 loss to Defiance College on Jan. 16. Rusk had 11 points, a rebound and an assist in a 73-69 loss to Franklin on Jan. 19 and Rusk had 14 points, three rebounds, an assist and a steal in an 85-69 loss to Bluffton on Wednesday,