College Sports Roundup

Published 8:43 pm Thursday, September 25, 2014

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 college level.

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Jemison graduate Randy Satterfield contributed a season-high 83 yards and one touchdown on two receptions as a wide receiver for the University of West Alabama (2-1) in a 45-34 loss at Jacksonville State University (2-1) on Sept. 20 in Jacksonville.

His most notable play came in the fourth quarter when the 6-foot-3, 177-pound freshman hauled in a 68-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Caldwell.

Riley Tindol (Autauga Academy 2014) is a 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive lineman for Vanderbilt University, which fell to a 1-3 after a 48-34 loss at home against No. 13 University of South Carolina (3-1) in Southeastern Conference play on Sept. 20 in Nashville, Tenn.

Following the competition, the Gamecocks improved to 2-1 in conference play and the Commodores fell to 0-2 in conference action.

Tindol is a Billingsley native.

Javae Swindle (Jemison 2012) contributed nearly 80 total yards as a starting running back for the University of West Alabama (2-1) in a 45-34 loss at Jacksonville State University (2-1) on Sept. 20 in Jacksonville.

In the competition, the NCAA Division II All-American second-team performer tallied 63 yards on two receptions and 14 yards on three rushing attempts.

For the season, he totals 295 total yards and one touchdown.

Anthony Johnson (Maplesville 2013) collected four yards on one reception as a starting wide receiver for Jacksonville State University.

For the year, the sophomore tallies 34 yards on five receptions.

Spencer Watley (Chilton County 2013) is a 5-foot-10, 258-pound offensive lineman for Jacksonville State.

Cameron Andrews (Maplesville 2013) is a 5-foot-9, 219-pound linebacker for West Alabama.

Kortlin Zeigler (Jemison 2014) is a 6-foot-2, 240-pound tight end for West Alabama.

Taylor Hughes (Chilton County 2010) is a 6-foot-1, 200-pound quarterback for Huntingdon College, which dropped to 1-2 after a 41-34 loss against Methodist University (1-2) on Sept. 20 in Fayetteville, N.C.

Overall, the senior has not competed since suffering an injury early in the first quarter in a 29-12 victory at Birmingham-Southern College (0-3) on Sept. 13 in Montgomery.

On Sept. 6, he opened the season by tallying more than 300 total yards and three TDs in a 49-42 loss at Louisiana College (1-2) in Pineville, La.

In the competition, he passed for 275 yards and two TDs on 18-of-27 pass attempts.

On the ground, he added 34 yards and one TD.

Damian Mitchell (Maplesville 2014) is a 5-foot-7, 156-pound wide receiver for Birmingham-Southern, which is coming off 37-19 loss at home against Stetson University (2-1) on Sept. 20 in Birmingham.

Raequane Jones (Jemison 2014) collected his first appearance of the season as a 6-foot-1, 180-pound linebacker for Miles College (1-2) against Hampton University (1-2) on Sept. 20 in Hampton, Va.

Men’s golf

Chilton County High School graduate Forrest Knight tallied the No. 1 performance for the University of North Alabama through one round at Saint Leo Men’s Invitational on Sept. 22 at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.

Heading into the competition, the Lions were nationally ranked at No. 12 among NCAA Division II programs by

In the event, Knight opened the first 18 holes with the second-highest score among the field with a total of 66.

Final standings were not available at press time.

Ivan Truss (Chilton County 2014) is a freshman for Samford University, which is coming off a 14th-place finish at the Joe Feaganes Marshall University Invitational from Sept. 7-8 at Guyan Golf and Country Club in Huntington, W.V.

From Sept. 29-30, the Bulldogs will resume competition at the Shoal Creek Invitational in Birmingham.


Zachary Wilson (Billingsley 2012) enters his junior year for the University of West Alabama, which will open at the Missouri Valley College Rodeo from Sept. 25-27 in Marshall, Mo.

During the 2012-13 season, Wilson claimed the College National Finals Rodeo national championship in calf roping.

Nelson Wyatt (Chilton County 2011) returns as a senior for Troy University, which will open at the Missouri Valley College Rodeo.

During the 2013-14 season, Wyatt competed in calf roping, team roping and steer wrestling.

Andy Phillips (Maplesville 2011) enters his senior season for West Alabama.

During the 2012-13 season, Phillips qualified for the College National Finals Rodeo.

Women’s rodeo

Elise Haggan (Chilton County 2013) returns as a sophomore for Troy University after competing in barrel racing and goat tying events during the 2013-14 season.


Amber Wyatt (Isabella 2011) is a middle blocker for University of South Alabama, which tallies a 7-5 record and a 2-0 mark in Sun Belt Conference action.

Alandra Griffith (Isabella 2014) delivered a season-high five kills as a middle hitter for Wallace Community College-Selma (7-5) in a 3-1 loss at home against Snead State Community College (6-10) on Sept. 17 in Selma.

For the season, the freshman tallies 25 kills, two blocks, one ace and one dig.

Keely Powell (Isabella 2014) tallies one appearance in her first year as a defensive specialist for Wallace Community College-Selma.

Ericka Brascome (Isabella 2014) is a right-side hitter for Wallace Community College-Selma.

–Compiled by Christopher Graber