It was a big week in Covenant athletics. Get caught up with all the action with this week's edition of Scots Weekly.
Results (Sept. 22-27)
Men's Soccer (1-1)
W, 2-0 vs. Berry
L, 1-2 at Birmingham Southern
Women's Soccer (1-1-1)
T, 0-0 at Birmingham Southern
W, 12-1 at Mary Baldwin
L, 1-3 at Meredith
W, 3-0 at Piedmont
W, 3-0 vs. Huntingdon
W, 3-0 vs. LaGrange
Women place 6th of 12 at University of North Georgia Invitational
Men place 4th of 7 at University of North Georgia Invitational
BY THE NUMBERS:
12: Number of goals scored by the women's soccer team at Mary Baldwin in Friday's victory. The goal output was the most in a match for Covenant since Oct. 14, 2008 when the Lady Scots defeated Judson (Ala.) by a 13-0 score. Anna Porch and Sophia Gianis each had hat tricks in the win.
1996: The last time the volleyball team defeated Piedmont in Demorest, Ga., before Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Lions. Covenant last defeated Piedmont in 2012, but that contest was held at a neutral site. The Lady Scots are 8-7 all-time against Piedmont.
2: The men's soccer team has beaten Berry in two consecutive seasons for the first time since 1970-71. The Scots shutout the Vikings 2-0 on Tuesday after defeating Berry 2-1 last year.
376:36: Consecutive game minutes in which women's soccer keeper Lucy Johnson did not allow a goal. Johnson had three straight shutouts going into Friday's match at Mary Baldwin before having her streak snapped.
13: The number of saves that Johnson had, a career-high, in Covenant's 0-0 draw at Birmingham Southern last Tuesday. It was the most saves in a contest for the Lady Scots since Hannah Bales had 16 against Salem on Oct. 18, 2011.
19: Number of seconds shaved off her personal record by Ruthie Cargill in the 5k. Cargill ran the University of North Georgia 5k in a time of 20:38, besting her previous best of 20:57 accomplished two weeks ago.
- Sophia Gianis registered her first career hat trick in Covenant's 12-1 at Mary Baldwin. In the same match, Katherine Keller and Christy Barton each tallied their first collegiate two-goal games, while Annie Sostok got her first career goal
- Homecoming is this weekend. Both soccer teams will be at home on Saturday against LaGrange. The women's match starts at 5 p.m., while the men follow at 7 p.m. Fireworks will take place after the men's game.
- Volleyball will start a seven-match USA South road trip this Friday when they travel to Danville, Va., to take on Averett and Ferrum. Covenant's next home match will be Oct. 22 against Piedmont.
- Cross country teams will be in action at the Maryville
Invitational on Saturday starting at 9:15 a.m.
COVENANT PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
This week's Covenant Player of the Week are volleyball freshman Ginny Moore and men's cross country freshman Eliot Kaufmann. CLICK HERE to read their full highlights of the week.
|Ginny Moore - Fr. -
||Eliot Kaufmann - Fr. -
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