Versailles Republican Sports

April 5, 2007

Former Lady Raider Kristen Huss shines

Gary Franklin, Sports Editor

South Ripley Lady Raider graduate of 2006, Kristen Huss, (daughter of Jeff and Lee Ann Huss of Versailles) continues her pursuit of sports playing basketball at the college level following high school graduation.
Huss is a freshman at the College of Mount St. Joseph in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has impressed basketball staff and fans there as she did during her years at South Ripley.
Dane Neumeister, College of Mount St. Joseph Sports Information Director reports that Kristen's season has productively influenced their team, and that she has been named to the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team for the 2006-2007 season.
Specific accomplishments of 5'10" Huss over her freshman season as a Lady Lion forward included:
Played in 21/ of their 24 games,
Started 15 of those games,
Averaged 6.5 points per game,
Averaged 5.5 rebounds per game,
Shot 42% from the field,
Shot 82% from the FT line,
Collected 17 Steals.
Amassed 11 Assists, and was
Credited for 5 Blocked shots.
The Lady Lions finished their season with a 7-17 record, (2-14) in HCAC conference.
Huss had high marks of 12 points vs Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech, and 10 rebounds against Cincinnati Christian University.
The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate Catholic college of 2,200 students in Cincinnati, Ohio that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility

Kristen Huss
Selected to '06-'07 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
All-Freshman Team


Welti captures 1st in Wabash College Relays

Gary Franklin, Sports Editor

Brandon Welti of Sunman graduated from Milan HS and further pursued his education as a student at Franklin College. As a former runner for the Indians, Welti has continued to be a constant in the track program at Franklin College.
Once again Welti has captured the prestigious honor of being named Track Athlete of the Week by the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) for the week of March 12-18.
Welti captured a 1st place in the Wabash College Relays on March 17. On March 19 Welti was informed of his most recent honor.
Welti, who is currently a Franklin College Grizzlies sophomore, finished first among 20 contestants in the 5,000-meter run with a season-best time of 15:26.50.
Kevin Elixman, Sports Information Director and Officer of Public Relations of Franklin College continues to help keep interested parties informed of area student athletic accomplishments while attending Franklin College.
Brandon Welti HCAC Track Athlete of the Week