Scots Weekly: Week 32 (April 10-15, 2017)

Scots Weekly: Week 32 (April 10-15, 2017)

Returning this year is Scots Weekly, a weekly publication that highlights the past week's Covenant athletic events with news, notes and more.

LAST WEEK'S RESULTS:

Baseball (0-2)
L, 3-8 at Sewanee
L, 6-10 at Sewanee
 

Men's Golf
9th of 9 at USA South Tournament

Men's Tennis (0-1)
L, 3-6 vs. Averett (USA South Tournament)

Women's Tennis (2-1)
W, 8-1 vs. Averett (USA South Tournament)
W, 5-4 vs. N.C. Wesleyan (USA South Tournament)
L, 1-8 vs. Methodist (USA South Tournament - Championship) 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS:

Eddy Tabbed USA South Rookie of the Week for Second Time

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- For a second time this year, Covenant women's tennis freshman Esther Eddy has been named the USA South Rookie of the Week, announced the conference on Monday... FULL STORY

Three Baseball Players Earn USA South Honors

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant baseball junior Caleb Bloye and senior Forrest Hunter were named first team All-USA South selections and senior Luke Harvey was a second team choice, as the conference announced its postseason honors on Wednesday... FULL STORY

Mayfield Named USA South All-Sportsmanship

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant men's golf freshman Will Mayfield was named to the USA South All-Sportsmanship team as the conference announced its postseason awards on Wednesday... FULL STORY

Hall Named First Team, Four Earn USA South Women's Tennis Honors

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant women's tennis junior Aly Hall was selected to the USA South All-Conference first team and first team All-West, while junior Annie DeLuca and senior Claire Luger were All-West second team choices as the conference unveiled its postseason awards on Thursday. Esther Eddy was Covenant's representative on the All-Sportsmanship team... FULL STORY

Hirte Voted Coach of the Year; Harvie and Cox All-Conference

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant head men's tennis coach John Hirte was named USA South Coach of the Year, Matthew Harvie earned first team All-USA South and All-West Division while Chris Cox was a first team All-West selection as the league released its postseason awards on Thursday. Additionally, freshman Ben Tonkel was Covenant's representative on the All-Sportsmanship team... FULL STORY

WEEKLY NOTABLES:

- Women's tennis senior Gracie Smith capped her career by tying her own single-season program record with 16 singles wins. Smith went 16-4 in dual matches this year and helped the Lady Scots reach the USA South Tournament championship match. Smith ends her career with 53 singles wins to set the program record.

- Men's golf freshman Nathan Hawkins finished his rookie campaign in a strong way. Hawkins placed in a tie for 13th at the USA South Tournament after his final round 71 on Saturday. In four of his last six rounds on the year, Hawkins shot a 74 or better and led the team in round average for the season.

- Tennis head coach John Hirte collected USA South Coach of the Year honors for men's tennis last week. The honor marked the third straight year that Hirte has been named a Coach of the Year in the conference (2015 - men, 2016 - women, 2017 - men).

THIS WEEK:

For a complete list of events and links to live stats and video, if available, click here for the composite calendar

- Baseball: The Scots finish the year with a road game at Carson-Newman (Tuesday at 6 PM; Smokies Stadium) and at home for a doubleheader on Saturday vs. Methodist (12 PM).

- Track and Field: Covenant will compete in the Independent Track & Field Championships on Thursday in Durham, N.C.

THRIVE COVENANT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK:

Each week, Covenant will honor a female and male student-athlete with the Thrive Covenant Athlete of the Week. This week's honorees are Claire Luger and Nathan Hawkins. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Claire Luger - Sr. - Tennis Nathan Hawkins - Fr. - Golf

 

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