College Sports Roundup

Published 9:49 am Wednesday, October 23, 2013

By Christopher Graber | Special to the Advertiser

Editor’s note: Below is a compilation of the statistics and achievements compiled by graduates of Chilton County area schools who now compete at the collegiate level.

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Taylor Hughes (Chilton County 2010) registered more than 200 yards to complement two passing touchdowns for Huntingdon College in a 44-40 loss at LaGrange College on Oct. 19 in LaGrange, Ga.

In the contest, the senior finished 12-of-18 passing for 195 yards and contributed 12 rushing attempts for 75 yards for Huntingdon (4-2, 2-1 USA South Athletic Conference).

With the victory, LaGrange moves to 3-3 with a 3-1 record in conference play.

For the season, Hughes has engineered one game-winning drive and is 61-of-88 passing (70.1 percent) for 983 yards and nine TDs.

On the ground, the junior totals 37 carries for 234 yards and three TDs.

Blake Lawley (Isabella 2010) tallied three tackles, 1 1/2 tackles for loss and one sack as a starting defensive end for Huntingdon against LaGrange.

For the year, the senior has started in every game to total 20 tackles, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick.

Anthony Johnson (Maplesville 2013) has participated in every game this year as a tight end for Jacksonville State (5-2, 1-2 Ohio Valley Conference) to contribute 13 receptions for 143 yards and one touchdown.

The Gamecocks are coming off the bye week of their schedule and will resume competition at Tennessee Tech (3-5, 0-4 OVC) on Oct. 26 in Cookville, Tenn.

Javae Swindle (Jemison 2012) has been an offensive catalyst for No. 8 West Alabama (5-2, 3-2 Gulf Shore Conference) all season.

The 5-foot-4, 162-pound sophomore running back totals 63 attempts for 476 yards and four touchdowns.

UWA ranks among the NCAA Div. II Top 25 by the American Football Coaches Association poll released on Oct. 14.

Jacoby Browder II (Pratville 2010) nabbed two tackles as a defensive back for Tuskegee (6-1, 4-0 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) in a 35-7 triumph at home against Stillman College (4-3, 3-2 SIAC) on Oct. 19.

For the year, the Verbena native has competed in every game and made five starts to register 12 tackles.

Austin Rossi (Chilton County 2013) has competed in two games this season as a linebacker for Birmingham-Southern (3-3, 1-2 Southern Athletic Association) to compile one tackle.


Amber Wyatt (Isabella 2011) registered a game-high four blocks to complement six kills for South Alabama (7-11, 2-6 Sun Belt Conference) in a 3-0 loss at Texas-Arlington (12-9, 5-3 SBC) on Oct. 18 in Arlington, Tex.

For the season, the junior has participated in 14 matches and made nine starts to contribute a team-high 57 blocks to complement 55 kills, 12 digs and four assists.

Kasi Wells (Jemison 2011) posted a game-high 17 assists for Cumberland (12-15, 3-9 Mid-South Conference) in a 3-0 loss at home against St. Catherine (15-9, 9-4 MSC) on Oct. 17 in Lebanon, Tenn.

For the year, the junior has competed in every match to total a team-high 495 assists to complement 122 digs, 55 kills, 26 blocks and 14 aces.

Allison Mims (Isabella 2013) has started every match this year for Wallace Community College-Selma (10-9, 5-6 Alabama Community College Conference) to contribute a team-high 22 aces to complement 28 digs, 11 kills, five assists and three blocks.

In the most recent contest for the freshman, she totaled four digs, three kills, three blocks, three aces and two assists in a 3-0 triumph at Jefferson Davis Community College (0-12, 0-10 ACCC) on Oct. 10 in Brewton.

Kinslee Mims (Isabella 2013) has competed in three matches for WCCS.

Elizabeth Compton (Isabella 2013) has contributed in one match for WCCS.