November 15, 2001
Two make Football academic squadCatawba College juniors Todd McComb and Nick Means, both of Thomasville, NC, have been named to the Verizon Academic All-District III College Division football squad. McComb, a linebacker, and Means, a wide receiver, will advance to the national ballot. The teams are chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America. McComb, from Thomasville High School, made the All-District team last season. He has a 3.51 GPA while majoring in mathematics. He leads the Tribe defense in tackles and is a three-time Dean's List member.
Means, also of Thomasville High School, has moved into third place on Catawba's all-time receiving list with 112 catches. He is just under 300 yards short of setting the career yardage mark set in the late 1960s. Meanshas attained a 3.49 GPA while majoring in business. He is the 2001 SAC Scholar Athlete for football and has also made the Dean's List and Presidential Honor Roll at Catawba.
Catawba posted a 9-1 record this season and earned its second straight South Atlantic Conference Championship. The Indians advanced to the NCAA II playoffs for the third straight season. The South Atlantic Conference is a NCAA II league comprised of eight schools in North Carolina, South Caroline and Tennessee.
2001 VERIZON ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT III FOOTBALL TEAM
Dusty Bonner, Valdosta State - 3.48, Business
Lawrence Fuller, NC Central - 3.66, Political Science
Chris Sullivan, Washington & Lee - 3.65, Computer Science
Tom Bush, Randolph-Macon - 3.60, Biology
NICK MEANS, CATAWBA - 3.49, Business
Jay Thomas, Washington & Lee - 3.77, Business
Steve Arnold, Greensboro - 3.85, Physical Education
Aaron Federspiel, Winston-Salem State - 3.80, Sports Management
John Melillo, Washington & Lee - 3.98, English, History
Tully Payne, Valdosta State - 3.26, Business
Luke White, Guilford - 3.30, History, Education
Jimmy Hicks, Hampden-Sydney - 3.33, English
Harry Levin, Mars Hill - 3.27, Business
Jess Lipsey, Washington & Lee - 3.68, Accounting
Jason Ritchie, Hamden-Sydney - 3.42, Political Science
Jeff Bahl, Washington & Lee - 3.53, Business
TODD McCOMB, CATAWBA - 3.51, Mathematics
Nate Stasko, Hampden-Sydney - 3.60, Biochemistry
Terrence Hinton, Wingate - 3.27, Biology
Jonathan Meeks, Hamden-Sydney - 3.71, Psychology
Brad Wiginton, Washington & Lee - 3.69, Finance
John Alt, Guilford - 3.44, Business, Sports Studies
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