Hamilton’s Jarod Morrison (16) kicks an extra point during a game against Lakota West at Virgil Schwarm Stadium in Hamilton on Sept. 20, 2013. JOURNAL-NEWS FILE PHOTO

College Insider: Hamilton’s Morrison still getting his kicks at Gannon

Jarod Morrison is among the top punters in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference as a senior for the Gannon University football team in Erie, Pa.

The Hamilton High School graduate ranks fourth in the PSAC with his 41.1-yard average on 52 punts. He’s got 10 kicks of 50-plus yards — that total leads the conference — and has placed punts inside the 20-yard line 13 times.

Senior Brady Bowling (Lakota West) is a starting offensive tackle for the Golden Knights, who are 2-7 overall and 2-4 in the PSAC. They will travel to Slippery Rock (Pa.) on Saturday at 1 p.m.

• Redshirt sophomore tight end Zach Larkin (Badin) caught his first career touchdown pass last Saturday in Indiana State’s 43-17 road win over Youngstown State.

Redshirt junior Ryan Boyle connected with Larkin for a 15-yard TD in the fourth quarter as the Sycamores improved to 4-4 overall and 2-3 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

Larkin, a former quarterback, has three catches for 33 yards. Redshirt junior Dante Jones (Lakota West) has caught nine balls for 146 yards.

ISU will host South Dakota on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Sophomore midfielder Madison Patrick (Carlisle) has one goal for the Bears, who are 5-10-1 overall and 2-5 in the Mid-South Conference.

Shawnee State will begin MSC tournament play against Cumberland (Tenn.) on Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.

Kaufman also has 13 service aces for the Mocs, who are 8-17 overall and 4-8 in the Southern Conference. They will visit Mercer (Ga.) on Friday at 6 p.m.

The Eagles will host Lincoln (Ill.) on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

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