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Scots Weekly: Week 20 (Jan.16-21, 2017)

Scots Weekly: Week 20 (Jan.16-21, 2017)

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 (1-1)
L, 56-59 at Piedmont
W, 66-61 at LaGrange

Women's Basketball (2-0)
W, 78-62 at Wesleyan
W, 80-58 at Agnes Scott 

SCOTS IN THE NEWS:

Covenant Student-Athletes Attend 2017 NCAA Convention

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- The USA South Athletic Conference announced that 25 student-athletes from its member institutions will attend the upcoming NCAA Convention in Nashville, Tenn., from Wednesday, Jan. 18 through Saturday, Jan. 21. Covenant volleyball junior Schuyler Moore and baseball sophomore Jonah Carignan represented the institution at the convention... FULL STORY

WEEKLY NOTABLES:

- Emma Grimes knocked down eight 3-pointers in Saturday's 80-58 victory at Agnes Scott. Grimes was one 3-pointer shy of tying the program record of nine (done four times) and it was the most treys made in a game since Erin McNerney made eight against Milligan on Jan. 6, 2007.

- The men's basketball team put together an impressive comeback win on Saturday at LaGrange. The Scots held LaGrange scoreless over the final 4:51 of the game and finished on a 10-0 run to take a 66-61 victory. The win completed a season sweep of LaGrange, the first regular season sweep of the Panthers since 2010-11.

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: The Scots begin a four-game homestand with a pair of USA South contests. On Friday, Covenant hosts North Carolina Wesleyan at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, the Scots face off with William Peace at 4 p.m. at Barnes PE Center.

- Women's Basketball: Covenant hosts Huntingdon on Friday at 7:30 p.m., and LaGrange on Saturday at 6 p.m.

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 Emma Grimes and Bailey Spragg. Click on the names below for full highlights of the recipients' week.

Emma Grimes - Jr. - Basketball Bailey Spragg - So. - Basketball

 

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