LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Week six ended with a bang, literally as fireworks capped off a very successful Homecoming. Men’s and women’s soccer shutout both opponents for Homecoming and Volleyball came back from two sets down to win their second match of the day. Cross Country raced well at the Maryville Invitational and men’s and women’s Tennis had their first match of the season this week.
The Lady Scots saw their eight-match winning streak come to an end on Tuesday with a 1-0 loss to Maryville. They bounced back with a 2-0 shutout victory of Tennessee Temple on Saturday. Senior Katelyn Newsome and junior Mary Buys scored both of Covenant’s goals, with Newsome continuing to lead the team at six total. This week is also a memorable week for the Lady Scots as Coach Duble reached his milestone 200th collegiate win. Maryville recap | Tennessee Temple recap
Men’s soccer completed a successful week in which they beat both Maryville and Tennessee Temple to bring their current winning streak to three. Since their 1-5 start to the season the Scots are on a 6-1 stretch. In Tuesday’s match at Maryville, junior Garrison Dale notched both Scots goals in the shutout. At Scotland Yard on Saturday, junior Matt Hudnut scored twice to add to his team lead and freshman Noah Wiersema gave the Scots the game winner with his second goal of the season. Maryville recap | Tennessee Temple recap
After seeing their seven-game win streak snapped on Tuesday against Oglethorpe, the Lady Scots rebounded with two wins on Saturday. In their first game they swept Wesleyan 3-0. The Lady Scots beat Asbury in a hard fought match after falling behind 2-1. Sophomore Chelsea Van Dyk had 25 kills in the second game against Asbury, while Estes Carlson added 36 digs. Oglethorpe recap | Wesleyan/Asbury recap
Cross Country had a strong showing at the Maryville Invitational with the women’s team placing first and the men’s team placing fourth. Freshman Spookie Eaves claimed first-place for the second time this year and sophomore Beth Burgess finished second as Covenant had six runners in the top 15. Sophomore Stephen Dillon placed fifth individually for the men. Maryville Invitational recap
Covenant’s men’s and women’s tennis hosted their first match of the season on Thursday against NCAA Division II member Young Harris. Both teams were beat 9-0 as head coach John Hirte begins his first season at the helm. Young Harris recap