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Scots Weekly: Week 23 (Feb. 1-6, 2016)

Scots Weekly: Week 23 (Feb. 1-6, 2016)

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:

Baseball (2-0)
Covenant 10, Greensboro 4
Covenant 9, Greensboro 4
 

Men's Basketball (1-1)
Covenant 77, Averett 68
Ferrum 67, Covenant 61 

Women's Basketball (1-2)
Covenant 70, Agnes Scott 46
Averett 70, Covenant 67
Ferrum 68, Covenant 65

Men's Tennis (0-1)
Chattanooga 7, Covenant 0 

BY THE NUMBERS:

4: With the baseball team taking a doubleheader sweep from Greensboro on Saturday, the Scots have started 2-0 in each of the last four seasons. Last year, Covenant won its first five games.

4-0: The road record in USA South games for the men's basketball team so far this year. The Scots remained perfect on the road with a 77-68 victory at Averett last Tuesday. The Scots have three more road USA South games remaining on the schedule.

22: Number of points scored by women's basketball freshman Joanna Smith, a career-high, in Saturday's loss to Ferrum. It was her third 20-plus point effort of the season.

THE ROAD AHEAD:

Baseball:
Covenant hosts Emory & Henry for a three-game series this weekend at home. Game one is Friday at 2 p.m., while Saturday will feature two seven-inning contests starting at noon.

Men's Basketball:
The Scots hit the road for three USA South games starting Wednesday at Piedmont (7:30 p.m.) followed by a trip to LaGrange on Friday (7:30 p.m.) and Huntingdon (7 p.m.) on Saturday.

Women's Basketball:
The women will also be on the road for three conference games starting on Wednesday at Piedmont (5:30 p.m.) followed a trip to LaGrange on Friday (5:30 p.m.) and Huntingdon on Saturday (5 p.m.).

Softball:
The Lady Scots get the year started on Saturday with a doubleheader at Wesleyan. Game one is set for 3 p.m. 

Men's Tennis:
Covenant hosts Birmingham Southern on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Women's Tennis:
The Lady Scots also host Birmingham Southern on Saturday at 1 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 Joanna Smith and Joel Johnson. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Joanna Smith - Fr. - Basketball Joel Johnson - So. - Baseball

 

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