Covenant got a first half goal from Garrison Dale, but Birmingham Southern rallied to tie the score in the second half and after two overtime periods the match between the Scots and Panthers ended in a 1-1 draw on Wednesday night in Birmingham.
Week six ended with a bang, literally as fireworks capped off a very successful Homecoming. Men’s and women’s soccer shutout both opponents for Homecoming and Volleyball came back from two sets down to win their second match of the day.
It is homecoming weekend on Lookout Mountain for the Covenant Scots. The men’s soccer team faced off against the Tennessee Temple Crusaders at Scotland Yard and came away with a 3-0 victory with three second half goals.
Garrison Dale had two second half goals to lead visiting Covenant past the Maryville Scots 2-0 on a chilly, early autumn night in Maryville on Tuesday. The win gives the Covenant Scots the Highland Cup, an award that goes to the winner of the Scots vs. Scots matchup, for the first time.
Week 5 was yet another successful week for Covenant athletics. Women's soccer continued its winning streak, as did volleyball, while men's soccer, men's golf, and women's cross country were also successful this week.
The Covenant Scots bounced back from a loss on Wednesday to overwhelm the Huntingdon Hawks with plenty of shots and goals. Covenant took a 4-1 win against the visiting Hawks on Saturday afternoon at Scotland Yard.
Oglethorpe University used three second half goals to propel them to a 3-1 victory over Covenant on Wednesday night at Scotland Yard on Lookout Mountain. The loss for the Scots snaps their three-game winning streak.
Junior midfielder Matt Hudnut was named NCCAA Division I Men's Soccer Player of the Week announced by the league on Tuesday afternoon. Hudnut is the first Covenant athlete to win an NCCAA honor this season.
Covenant Athletics had a busy week, with almost all teams competing. Volleyball and women's soccer continued their recent win streaks, while women's cross country had another good outing and men's golf placed second in their tournament.
The Scots had been on the road for the opening five games of their season, but returned home to Lookout Mountain to play the Truett-McConnell Bears (3-1) on Saturday night in front of a large crowd at Scotland Yard.