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Scots Weekly: Week 15 (Dec. 5-10, 2016)

Scots Weekly: Week 15 (Dec. 5-10, 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:

Men's Basketball (1-2)
W, 78-64 vs. Oglethorpe
L, 62-93 at No. 7 Whitworth
L, 85-101 at No. 4 Whitman 

Women's Basketball (0-2)
L, 49-55 vs. Oglethorpe
L, 60-70 (OT) vs. Birmingham Southern 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS:

Men's Soccer, Volleyball Named USA South Sportsmanship Recipients

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- For a fourth consecutive year, the Covenant men's soccer team has earned the USA South Sportsmanship award for its sport while the Covenant volleyball team picked up its second consecutive Sportsmanship honor, announced the conference on Monday, Dec. 5... FULL STORY

HIGHLIGHTS:

Check out highlights from the men's basketball team's 78-64 win over Oglethorpe on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

WEEKLY NOTABLES:

- Men's basketball senior Z Arima has been on a tear of late. Arima averaged 16.7 points in three games last week, including a career-high 26 points with five 3-pointers in Saturday night's 101-85 loss at No. 4-ranked Whitman. The senior has scored in double figures in four straight games and is averaging 12.5 points on the year, while shooting 53.5 percent from the field.

- Women's basketball sophomore Joanna Smith recorded her first double-double of the year in Saturday's 70-60 overtime loss to Birmingham Southern with 10 points and 10 rebounds. The double-double was the 10th of Smith's collegiate career.

THIS WEEK:

For a complete list of events and links to live stats and video, if available, click here for the composite calendar

- Men's Basketball: Covenant travels to Ferrum on Saturday to open USA South play. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.

- Women's Basketball: The Scots will host Rust in a non-conference game on Saturday at 2 p.m. inside Barnes PE Center.

THRIVE COVENANT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK:

Each week, Covenant will honor a female and male student-athlete with the Thrive Covenant Athlete of the Week. This week's honorees are Joanna Smith and Z Arima. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Joanna Smith - So. - Basketball Z Arima - Sr. - Basketball

 

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