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Scots Weekly: Week 7 (Oct. 12-17)

Scots Weekly: Week 7 (Oct. 12-17)

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 12th of 16 at Berry Invitational
Women 9th of 19 at Berry Invitational

Men's Golf
6th of 10 at The Buccaneer

Women's Golf
Mauze 18th; Blauw 21st at The Buccaneer 

Men's Soccer (0-0-1)
Covenant 2, Huntingdon 2 2OT 

Women's Soccer (1-0)
Covenant 3, Huntingdon 0 

Volleyball (3-0)
Covenant 3, Maryville 0
Covenant 3, Greensboro 0
Covenant 3, Mary Baldwin 0 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS

Schuyler Moore Named USA South Player of the Week

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant volleyball sophomore setter Schuyler Moore has been named USA South Player of the Week, announced the conference on Monday, Oct. 12. FULL STORY

Additional Changes Made to Soccer Schedules

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- A few more changes to both Covenant soccer teams' schedules have been made.

The Greensboro matches that were postponed on Sept. 25 have been rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 19 in Greensboro, N.C. The women's match will start at 2 p.m., while the men's contest will begin at 4 p.m.

Because the Lady Scots are having to travel and play on the 19th, their non-conference home match with Birmingham Southern on Tuesday, Oct. 20 has been cancelled. It will not be made up. FULL STORY

Tickets On Sale for Men's Basketball Exhibition at UTC

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN -- Fans who want to see the Covenant men's basketball team take on Division I neighbor Chattanooga in an exhibition on Friday, Nov. 6 can now purchase tickets. FULL STORY

BY THE NUMBERS:

11: Number of cross country runners that set personal records in Saturday's Berry Invitational. Six runners on the men's side (Micah Sneller, Reed Vaughn, Phil Moore, Nathan Bierema, Josh Humpherys, Zach Atchison) joined five women's runners (Ruthie Cargill, Lilly Smith, Melanie White, Stephanie Lutz, Juliette Henry) that set personal bests.

.722: Chelsea VanDyk's hitting percentage in last Tuesday's crucial USA South win over Maryville. VanDyk tallied 13 kills on just 18 attempts and her percentage was the second-highest in the program's history since the rally scoring era began in 2001. Later in the week, VanDyk surpassed Erica Adams for second in the program's history in career kills with 1,259.

1995: The last time Covenant defeated Maryville at home before Tuesday's 3-0 victory. The Lady Scots upended the two-time defending USA South champions inside Barnes PE Center for the first time since a 3-0 victory on Oct. 28, 1995.

3: Number of points tallied by men's soccer senior Noah Wiersema in Wednesday's 2-2 draw at Huntingdon. Wiersema scored his fourth goal of the year in the second half and then assisted on Mike Arango's equalizer later in the half to draw the Scots even. It's the second time in Wiersema's career he has tallied a goal and an assist in a single match.

6: With its 3-0 win at Huntingdon last Wednesday, the women's soccer team picked up its sixth shutout of the year. That number equals last year's total. It's also the second time in four seasons that Covenant has recorded six shutouts in its first 11 matches (2012).

THE ROAD AHEAD:

Cross Country:
Covenant has finished the regular season portion of its schedule and will prepare for the USA South Championships on Oct. 31 in Greensboro, N.C.

Golf
The Scots play in their final fall event on Monday and Tuesday at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate in Rome, Ga. 

Men's Soccer:
Covenant will travel to Greensboro for a make-up contest on Monday at 4 p.m. The Scots then hit the road over the weekend to face Averett (Friday at 6:30) and William Peace (Saturday at 4)

Women's Soccer:
The Lady Scots will also travel to Greensboro for a make-up contest on Monday at 2 p.m. Then hit the road over the weekend to face Averett (Friday at 4) and William Peace (Saturday at 2)

Volleyball:
The Lady Scots travel to Piedmont on Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. start. A day later, Covenant hosts Wesleyan at 7 p.m. and then Covenant ends the week with matches against William Peace (12 p.m.) and N.C. Wesleyan (2 p.m.) on Saturday Maryville, Tenn.

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 Chelsea VanDyk and Micah Sneller. Click on the name below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Chelsea VanDyk - Sr. - Volleyball Micah Sneller - Fr. - Cross Country

 

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