Scots Weekly: Week 11 (Nov. 9-14)

Scots Weekly: Week 11 (Nov. 9-14)

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 24th of 30 at NCAA South/Southeast Regional
Women 18th of 27 at NCAA South/Southeast Regional
 

Men's Basketball (1-0)
Liberty 64, Covenant 62 (exhibition)
Covenant 73, Emory & Henry 68

Women's Basketball (1-0)
Covenant 69, Berry 62 

Volleyball (0-1)
Hendrix 3, Covenant 0

SCOTS IN THE NEWS

Chelsea VanDyk Named AVCA All-Region

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Covenant volleyball senior Chelsea VanDyk has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-South Region team, announced the organization on Thursday afternoon.FULL STORY

BY THE NUMBERS:

14: Women's basketball freshman Bekah Walter scored 14 points in her collegiate debut on Friday helping the Scots to a 69-62 win over Berry. The 14-point effort is the most points for a freshman in her debut since 2012 when Alexis Storteboom recorded 14 points in a win over Hiwassee.

100.0: 3-point shooting percentage for men's basketball junior Ben Phelps in Saturday's 73-68 win at Emory & Henry. Phelps finished 6-for-6 from 3-point land, that ties the most 3s made without a miss since the 2010-11 season. Callum Sears also went 6-for-6 against Hiwassee on Jan. 5, 2013.

WRAPPING UP A CAREER:

Volleyball senior Chelsea VanDyk wrapped up her collegiate career on Thursday when Covenant was defeated 3-0 by Hendrix in the NCAA Tournament. VanDyk will leave her mark on the program's record book.

  • Four-time first team all-conference honoree
  • Program record holder for career hitting percentage at .327
  • Second-most kills in a career with 1,377 (first in program history during the 25-point era)
  • First player to earn AVCA All-Region honors as she was named to that team last week
  • Only player on record in program history to be named a conference player of the year. She accomplished that feat in 2012

THE ROAD AHEAD:

Men's Basketball:
The Scots will open their home schedule on Tuesday against Sewanee (7:30 p.m.) On Saturday, Covenant travels to Atlanta to face Oglethorpe (6 p.m.)

Women's Basketball:
Covenant travels twice this week. First trip is to Sewanee on Tuesday (7 p.m.) before traveling to Atlanta on Saturday to face Oglethorpe (4 p.m.). 

Live stats and video links for all events can be found here

COVENANT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK:

Each week, Covenant will honor a female and male student-athlete with Athlete of the Week. This week's honorees are Bekah Walter and TJ Cox. Click on the name below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Bekah Walter - Fr. - Basketball TJ Cox - Sr. - Basketball

 

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