February 28, 2006
Magnusson, Graves named 1st Team All-SAC in Men's Basketball
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba’s Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) and Brian Graves (Newport News, Va.) were named to the All-South Atlantic Conference first team in men’s basketball. It was announced on Tuesday by the league office.
Magnusson, who prepped at Westminster Academy in Florida, repeats as a first team All-SAC selection and makes All-SAC for the third time after earning second team honors as a sophomore. The senior is averaging 13.1 points and 4.7 rebounds this season for Catawba. He currently stands seventh on the all-time Indian scoring chart with 1,621 points. He is second on the team with 74 assists this season and has made 48 three-point goals.
Graves, a junior from Heritage High School, is leading the Tribe in scoring at 13.3 points per game and leads the team with 148 assists. He has added 41 steals and averages 3.6 rebounds per game. He is just 44 points shy of reaching 1,000 for his career.
2005-06 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS
Brian Graves, CATAWBA
Helgi Magnusson, CATAWBA
Josh Kindred, Lenoir-Rhyne
Walt Baxley, Mars Hill
Johann Collins, Presbyterian
Sean Barnette, Wingate
Josh Rudder, Lenoir-Rhyne
Zach Chandler, Newberry
Tray Ballenger, Presbyterian
Douglas Tshomba, Tusculum
Justin Baker, Wingate
Bryan Grier, Wingate
Tyler Boardman, Lenoir-Rhyne
Donte Watson, Lenoir-Rhyne
Elliott McDowell, Mars Hill
Clemente Martin, Newberry
Kenny Villines, Wingate
COACH OF THE YEAR: John Lentz, Lenoir-Rhyne
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Walt Baxley, Mars Hill
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Donte Watson, Lenoir-Rhyne
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Grant Herren, Presbyterian
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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