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Scots Weekly: Week 29 (March 14-19, 2016)

Scots Weekly: Week 29 (March 14-19, 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 (1-3)
Berry 3, Covenant 2
Covenant 4, #4 Emory 3
#4 Emory 7, Covenant 4
#4 Emory 3, Covenant 2
 

Softball (2-2)
Covenant 15, Sewanee 1
Covenant 15, Sewanee 2

Averett 11, Covenant 0
Averett 5, Covenant 0
 

Men's Tennis (0-3)
Berry 7, Covenant 2
Averett 6, Covenant 3
Centre 5, Covenant 4
 

Women's Tennis (2-1)
Covenant 5, Berry 4
Covenant 7, Averett 2
Centre 6, Covenant 3
 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS:

DeLuca Earns USA South Player of the Week Honors (March 14, 2016)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant women's tennis sophomore Annie DeLuca has been named USA South Player of the Week for the period ending on March 13, announced the conference on Monday... FULL STORY

Bradley Named USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week (March 14, 2016)

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant baseball freshman Drew Bradley has been named the USA South Rookie Pitcher of the Week for the period ending March 13, announced the conference on Monday... FULL STORY

Cox Selected to NABC All-District Second Team (March 17, 2016)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Coming off a career year, Covenant men's basketball senior guard TJ Cox was selected to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-South District second team, announced the organization on Thursday morning... FULL STORY

BY THE NUMBERS:

4: The baseball team knocked off No. 4-ranked Emory 4-3 in Friday's series opener. It is the highest nationally ranked opponent (D3baseball.com Top 25) that Covenant has beaten in the NCAA era, topping a win over No. 5 Piedmont in 2012.

1: The women's tennis team picked up its first-ever win over regional power Berry by a 5-4 score last Wednesday. Berry, which was ranked No. 13 regionally, took a 2-1 lead in the match after doubles but Covenant rallied and Aly Hall broke a 4-4 tie with a three-set win at the No. 1 singles spot.

THE ROAD AHEAD:

Baseball:

  • vs. Oakland City (Tuesday at 3 p.m.)
  • vs. William Peace (Friday DH starting at 12 p.m.)
  • vs. William Peace (Saturday at 1 p.m.)

Women's Golf:

  • at Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational (Monday and Tuesday)

Softball:

  • vs. Wesleyan (Tuesday DH starting at 2 p.m.)
  • at William Peace (Friday DH starting at 1 p.m.)
  • at Meredith (Saturday DH starting at 12 p.m.)

Men's Tennis:

  • at William Peace (Friday at 12 p.m.)

Women's Tennis:

  • at William Peace (Friday at 12 p.m.)
  • at Meredith (Saturday at 11 a.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 Shannon Schmitt and Chris Cox. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Shannon Schmitt - So. - Softball Chris Cox - So. - Tennis

 

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