Baseball

Mark Smith named SAC Baseball Position Player of the Week

ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba shortstop Mark Smith and Tusculum's Eric Butler have been named South Atlantic Conference Baseball Position Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, league officials announced Monday. Smith hit .400 for the week with 10 RBI in helping Catawba to a 5-0 record, including a weekend SAC sweep of Wingate. Against the Bulldogs, the Browns Summit, NC, native hit three home runs and accounted for eight RBI. He had a pair of home runs and six RBI in the opening-game win and added a two-run homer in a 4-3 win in game two. The 6-0 junior fielded 17 of 18 chances at shortstop. Butler pitcher tossed a two-hit shutout to pace the Pioneers to a 3-0 South Atlantic Conference win over Newberry College. The freshman hurler from Morristown, TN, went nine innings, walked one and struck out five in posting his second consecutive complete game victory. The East High School product retired the first 10 Newberry batters in order and allowed only two players to reach second all day. Butler has pitched 11 straight scoreless innings and has posted a 3.86 ERA while the opposition is hitting a mere .175 against him. The SAC position player and pitcher of the week are determined by a vote of the league's eight sports information directors. #####

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November 1

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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November 2

Football @ Tusculum 14-32

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 0-4

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November 5

Volleyball @ Chowan 3-1

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November 6

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-0

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-7

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November 8

Basketball (M) v. UNC Pembroke 90-95

Basketball (W) v. North Greenville 74-42

Volleyball @ Anderson 1-3

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November 9

Cross Country @ NCAA II Regional (Wingate Univ.) M-6th;W-9th

Football @ UVA-Wise 14-21

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-118

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 124-131

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 1-3

Basketball (M) @ Francis Marion 86-72

Basketball (W) v. Erskine 77-58

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November 13

Basketball (M) @ Virginia Union 84-69

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November 15

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

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November 16

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-49

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville State 74-68

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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November 19

Basketball (M) @ Augusta 94-82

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November 22

Soccer (W) @ Flagler (NCAA Tournament - 1st Round) 6 p.m.

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November 23

Cross Country @ NCAA II Championships (Oaks Golf Complex)

Basketball (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. YOUNG HARRIS 4 p.m.

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November 26

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 5:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 7:30 p.m.

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November 30

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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