College Sports Roundup

Published 2:25 pm Wednesday, October 15, 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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Javae Swindle (Jemison 2012) nearly surpassed 500 total yards for the season after delivering 100 total yards as a starting running back for the University of West Alabama football program (3-3, 0-2 Gulf South Conference) in a 33-32 loss at home against Florida Institute of Technology (4-2, 1-1 Gulf South Conference) on Oct. 11 in Livingston.

In the competition, the NCAA Division II All-American second-team selection posted 76 yards on 12 rushing attempts and 24 yards on three receptions.

For the year, he’s totaled 383 yards and two touchdowns on 59 rushing attempts and 115 yards on seven receptions.

Anthony Johnson (Maplesville 2013) collected a reception for the sixth consecutive game as a wide receiver for Jacksonville State University (5-1, 3-0 Ohio Valley Conference) in a 27-20 victory at Tennessee State University (4-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) on Oct. 11 in Nashville.

In the competition, the sophomore ended with eight total yards.

For the season, he’s tallied 112 yards and one touchdown on 12 receptions.

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

Riley Tindol (Autauga Academy 2014) is a 6-foot-5, 275-pound offensive lineman for Vanderbilt University, which improved to 2-5 overall and 0-4 in Southeastern Conference action after a 21-20 victory at home against Charleston Southern University (5-1) on Oct. 11 in Nashville, Tenn.

The freshman is a Billingsley native.

Randy Satterfield (Jemison 2014) competed as a wide receiver for West Alabama (3-3, 0-2 Gulf South Conference) in a 33-32 loss at home against Florida Institute of Technology (4-2, 1-1 Gulf South Conference) on Oct. 11 in Livingston.

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

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

RaeQuane Jones (Jemison 2014) is a 6-foot-1, 180-pound linebacker for Miles College, which improved to 3-3 and 2-1 in Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play after securing its second consecutive victory, a 22-12 win at home against Central State University (1-5, 1-3 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) on Oct. 11 in Fairfield.

For the year, the freshman has tallied three tackles.

Taylor Hughes (Chilton County 2010) opened the season as the starting quarterback for Huntingdon College, which improved to 4-2 and 3-1 in USA South Athletic Conference play after a 51-31 triumph at home against Christopher Newport College (3-3) on Oct. 11 in Montgomery.

Injuries have limited action from the 6-foot-1, 200-pounder.

For the season, he totals 275 yards and two TDs on 18-of-27 pass attempts.

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

Overall, the senior has not participated since suffering an injury early in the first quarter of a 29-12 victory at Birmingham-Southern College (1-4, 1-1 Southern Athletic Association) on Sept. 13 in Birmingham.

Damian Mitchell (Maplesville 2014) contributed 39 total yards in his first collegiate appearance as a wide receiver and returner for Birmingham-Southern College in a 42-21 loss at Southeastern University (4-1, 2-0 Southern Athletic Association) on Oct. 11 in Lakeland, Fla.

In the competition, the freshman tallied 35 yards on two kick returns and four yards on one reception.

Men’s golf

Forrest Knight (Chilton County 2013) will resume competition at home for the University of North Alabama at the TVA Credit Union Classic from Oct. 20-21 in Killen.

In the sophomore’s most recent appearance, he clinched a win in the No. 4 position for the Lions at the Cougar Invitational by tying for 50th with a three-round score of 223 (75-74-74) from Sept. 29-30 in Columbus, Ga.

Aflac presented the 17-team event.

Among the field, the Lions finished in seventh place.

Ivan Truss (Chilton County 2014) is a member of the Samford University team, which competed at the Collegiate Classic from Oct. 13-14 in Duluth, Ga.

Results from the invitational were not available at press time.

In Truss’ most recent appearance before the Classic, he clinched a win in the No. 5 position for the Bulldogs by finishing 63rd with a three-round score of 240 (74-83-83) from Sept. 29-30 in Birmingham.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham hosted the 12-team competition.

Among the field, the Bulldogs finished 12th.


Zachary Wilson (Billingsley 2012) tallies back-to-back victories in recent competitions for West Alabama heading into the next competition for the Tigers at the Murray State Rodeo, hosted by Murray State University from Oct. 23-25 in Murray.

From Oct. 2-7, the junior clinched first in tie-down roping and third in steer wrestling at the Three Rivers Rodeo, hosted by Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

From Sept. 25-27, he opened the season by finishing first in tie-down roping and third in steer wrestling at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Mo.

Nelson Wyatt (Chilton County 2011) adds back-to-back first-place finishes for West Alabama.

At the Three Rivers Rodeo, the senior clinched first in tie-down roping.

At Missouri Valley College, he delivered a victory in the team roping.


Amber Wyatt (Isabella 2011) is a middle blocker for the University of South Alabama, which fell to 9-10 and 4-5 in Sun Belt Conference action after a 3-1 loss at home against Georgia Southern University (3-15, 3-6 Sun Belt Conference) on Oct. 11 in Mobile.

Alandra Griffith (Isabella 2014) contributed three kills as a middle hitter for Wallace Community College-Selma (7-11, 2-4 Alabama Community College Conference) in a 3-0 loss at Wallace Community College-Hanceville (26-7, 12-0 Alabama Community College Conference) on Oct. 8 in Hanceville.

For the year, the freshman has compiled 41 kills, nine blocks, two digs and one ace.

Keely Powell (Isabella 2014) compiles appearances in two sets 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