Scots Weekly: Week 9 (Oct. 24-29, 2016)

Scots Weekly: Week 9 (Oct. 24-29, 2016)

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:

Cross Country
Men 2nd of 7; Women 4 of 12 at USA South Championships

Men's Soccer (0-1)
L, 0-3 at Greensboro (USA South Tournament)

Women's Soccer (0-1)
L, 0-1 vs. Piedmont (USA South Tournament)

Volleyball (3-0)
W, 3-0 vs. Agnes Scott
W, 3-0 vs. Wesleyan
W, 3-1 vs. Sewanee
 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS:

Six Women's Soccer Players Earn USA South Conference Honors

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Summer Bader and Rachel Lemay both earned first team All-USA South and first team All-USA South West Division honors, while Anna Porch and Andrea Hunt Roylston were both selected to the first team All-USA South West Division and Roylston was Covenant's representative on the All-Sportsmanship team. Callie Bader and Kaitlyn Winking were named to the All-USA South West Division second team... FULL STORY

Mackey Named to USA South All-Sportsmanship Team

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant men's soccer junior midfielder Nate Mackey was named to the USA South All-Sportsmanship team, as the conference announced its postseason awards on Friday morning... FULL STORY

USA SOUTH TOURNAMENT UPDATES:

- The volleyball team will host USA South Tournament matches on Tuesday at Barnes PE Center. No. 5 seeded Huntingdon will face No. 4 seeded LaGrange at 5 p.m., and the winner will face Covenant at 7:30 p.m. in a quarterfinal match.

WEEKLY NOTABLES:

- Seven cross country runners earned All-USA South honors with their finishes at the USA South Championships on Saturday. Micah Sneller and Caleb Keitt were first team honorees and Matthew Tueller earned second team on the men's side. Hannah Samuels earned first team, Margaret Fitch second team, and Anna Danek and Caroline Pepper honorable mention on the women's side. Phil Moore was Covenant's representative on the All-Sportsmanship team for the men, while Lilly Smith was the reprsentative on the women's side.

- With a 3-0 win over Agnes Scott last Wednesday, the volleyball team clinched the outright USA South West Division title. It is the second straight regular season championship for the Lady Scots and the third in the last five years for the program.

THIS WEEK:

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

- Men's Golf: Covenant is at the Pinnacle Trust Invitational in Brandon, Miss., on Monday and Tuesday.

- Men's Basketball: The Scots play an exhibition game at Chattanooga on Friday at 7 p.m. 

- Volleyball: The Lady Scots will play the winner of Huntingdon-LaGrange in a USA South Tournament quarterfinal on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Barnes PE Center. 

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 Hannah Samuels and Micah Sneller. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Hannah Samuels - So. - Cross Country Micah Sneller - So. - Cross Country

 

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