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Scots Weekly: Stats & Notes (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)

Scots Weekly: Stats & Notes (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)

Get caught up on all the latest happenings in Covenant athletics with today's edition of Scots Weekly. Every Monday, we'll recap the past week in Covenant athletics with news scores and notes.

Results (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)

Men's Basketball (1-2)
L, 46-56 vs. Sewanee
W, 66-54 at Ferrum
L, 57-72 at Averett

Women's Basketball (0-2)
L, 62-81 at Ferrum
L, 45-72 at Averett 

NEWS:

Women's Soccer earns NSCAA Silver Award for Team Ethics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Covenant women's soccer team has been honored with the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Silver Award for Team Ethics for the 2014 season, announced the association on Tuesday.

In all, 125 college teams received either the Gold, Silver or Bronze version of the Team Ethics Award, which recognizes teams that exhibit fair play, sporting behavior and adherence to the laws of the game, as reflected by the number of yellow caution cards or red ejection cards they are shown by referees throughout the season.

Covenant had just two yellow cards this year. The Lady Scots are one of 82 teams (both men and women) to claim the Silver Award, which is given to teams that accumulate no red cards and five or fewer yellow cards during the year.

This is the third consecutive season that Covenant has earned the Silver Award. FULL STORY

BY THE NUMBERS:

9: Number of times this season the men's basketball team has forced more turnovers from its opponents than they have given away. Covenant forced Sewanee and Ferrum into a combined 39 turnovers on the week and took 13 away from Averett.

15: Number of consecutive points the men's basketball team scored in the final three minutes of Friday's game at Ferrum. The Scots used a 15-1 run to rally and earn a 66-54 USA South win on the road.

23: Number of points scored by women's basketball junior Haley Soles in Friday's loss to Ferrum, a career-high. Soles hit six 3-pointers and finished 8-of-10 from the field to go along with five rebounds and four assists.

NOTES:

  • The basketball teams will continue their USA South road trip this weekend with games at Methodist (Friday) and Greensboro (Saturday).
  • The men's basketball team is 1-1 in USA South play for a second straight season. The Scots also started conference play with a win over Ferrum and a loss to Averett last year.
  • Women's basketball freshman Abbey Bailey registered nine rebounds in Friday's loss to Ferrum. It was her fourth game this season with nine or more rebounds.

COVENANT PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:

This week's Covenant Players of the Week are women's basketball junior Haley Soles and men's basketball junior TJ Cox. CLICK HERE to read full highlights of the week.



Haley Soles - Jr. - Basketball TJ Cox - Jr. - Basketball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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