College sports notebook: Meyer posts Game 2 win for Aces in Super Regional

Jakob Meyer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Jakob Meyer and University of Evansville saw their cindererlla postseason run come to an end Sunday with a loss at Tennessee in the third and deciding game of an NCAA Super Regional.

Meyer, a fifth-year senior from Columbus North, pitched a perfect final inning of Friday’s 11-6 loss in Game 1 of the series. He struck out two of the three batters he faced.

On Saturday, Meyer picked up the pitching victory in the Aces’ 10-8 win that evened the series. He allowed one run on two hits, while striking out one and walking two in 3 2/3 innings of relief.

Meyer allowed three runs on three hits, while striking out one and walking one in 1 2/3 innings of relief in Sunday’s 12-1 defeat, falling one win short of a trip to the College World Series.

Evansville finishes the season 39-26, won the Missouri Valley Conference and captured an NCAA Regional for the first time in school history.

East grads make honorable mention All-MCCAA

A pair of sophomores from Columbus East have earned honorable mention All-Michigan Community College Athletic Association honors.

Logan Christophel

Harry Major

Jackson College center fielder Logan Christophel and shortstop Harry Major are on the list. Christophel batted .362 in conference games and had 36 stolen bases. Major hit .352 in conference games and had 36 RBIs.

Wise enters transfer portal

Former Columbus East pitcher Kaden Wise has entered the transfer portal with two years of eligibility remaining.

Kaden Wise

Wise played his first two years at Olney Central College and had a 5.51 ERA, with 92 strikeouts and 44 walks in 93 1/3 innings pitched. He was given a redshirt after appearing in four games this spring at Keiser University in Florida and went 0-1 with 12 strikeouts in 11 innings.