LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Week seven of fall athletics is over with at Covenant. The women’s soccer team continued its winning ways, while all other fall sports were also in action this past week.
Speaking of that women’s soccer team, the Lady Scots got two more shutout victories this week with 2-0 wins over Spelman and Huntingdon. Ruth Terry and Kara Lee scored just moments apart late in the second half as Covenant came away with a 2-0 win over Spelman on Wednesday. On Saturday, it was Kathryn Allison and Anne Charlotte Strawbridge scoring for Covenant in another 2-0 win over Huntingdon. The Lady Scots have allowed just one score in their last eight matches and eight goals total this season. Spelman recap | Huntingdon recap
The men’s soccer team went winless this week, but did pick up a draw. Covenant tied Birmingham Southern 1-1 on Wednesday night on the road. Garrison Dale notched the goal for the Scots. On Saturday, Covenant was without two starters in Hunter Harrison and Matt Hudnut due to injuries, but managed to take a talented Georgia Gwinnett team into overtime before falling 3-2. Noah Wiersema and Ian Meredith had first-half scores for the Scots. Birmingham Southern recap | Georgia Gwinnett recap
Lady Scots volleyball had a great start to the week as libero Estes Carlson was named GSAC Player of the Week. Covenant lost a tough home match to Piedmont on Tuesday, 3-1, and then lost on the road on Saturday to Trevecca Nazarene 3-0. Chelsea Van Dyk accumulated 30 kills on the week. Piedmont recap | Trevecca Nazarene recap
The men’s golf team finished in 15th place at the Chick-fil-A Invitational hosted last week. Freshman Levi Nix paced the Scots with a two-day total of 147, which placed him in a tie for 14th out of 133 golfers. Nix shot a 75 on day one, then posted an even-par 72 on day two. Trey Patterson finished 48th with a tournament total of 153. Recap
Cross Country teams were also in action over the weekend at the Berry College Viking Open. The men placed 11th and were led by Stephen Dillon’s time of 29:13.72. On the women’s side, Beth Burgess set a personal season-best time of 24:51.53 to place in 30th competing against NCAA Division I, II, and III runners. Recap