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Baseball moves to #4; Thomas grabs Player of Week honor


   ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba outfielder David Thomas, of Winston-Salem, NC, and Mars Hill pitcher Nick Tracy have been named the South Atlantic Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week.  It was announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.  Catawba has moved to 30-6 on the season and have the most wins in NCAA Division II.  The Indians moved up one spot to #4 in this week’s rankings.
Catawba's David Thomas, a former standout at Ledford High School, hit .538 for the week as the fifth-ranked Indians won two of three at Lenoir-Rhyne.  The sophomore had three hits and three RBI in the opening win and added three hits and two RBI in Sunday's series finale.  

For the week, Thomas had seven RBI with four runs scored.  The Indian outfielder is hitting .388 on the season with 30 RBI.  Thomas has 13 doubles and six homeruns with a team-leading 16 stolen bases.

Mars Hill junior Nick Tracy threw his second career and consecutive complete game shutout against Presbyterian in the opening game of the series on Saturday.  The Lions' pitcher scattered four hits and struck out four Blue Hose batters while not walking a single batter. Tracy is 5-3 on the year and 3-1 in conference play.

The SAC player and pitcher of the week are selected by the conference's eight sports information directors.

Collegiate Baseball Poll
March 27, 2006
1t. Tampa, 25-4
1t. Georgia C&SU, 27-5
3. West Virginia State, 17-2
4. CATAWBA, 30-6
5. Cal State Chico, 21-7
6. Abilene Christian, 25-7
7. Texas A&M-Kingsville, 25-5
8. Emporia State, 21-4
9. USC Aiken, 26-7
10. Ashland, 21-4
11. Franklin Pierce, 15-4
12. Columbus State, 24-9
13. Francis Marion, 21-10
14. Carson-Newman, 26-10
15. Florida Gulf Coast, 22-5
16. Grand Valley State, 15-5
17. Armstrong Atlantic, 24-4-1
18. Delta State, 22-10
19. UC San Diego, 17-12
20. North Alabama, 21-10
21. Fort Hays State, 25-5
22. Florida Southern, 21-13
23. Lynn, 22-8
24. Ouachita Baptist, 20-12
25. Sonoma State, 18-10
26. Quincy, 14-7
27. Massachusetts-Lowell, 15-2
28. Tusculum, 22-10-1
29. West Alabama, 24-10
30. Northern Kentucky, 16-9-1

Also Receiving Votes: Southern Connecticut State 12, Erskine 12, Montevallo 12, St. Mary's (Texas) 12, Wayne State (Neb.) 12, Mansfield 10, Angelo State 4, Barton 4, Colorado State Pueblo 4, Mount Olive 2, St. Joseph's (Ind.) 2, Florida Tech 1, Slippery Rock 1.

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September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

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September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

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Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

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Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

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Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

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Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

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Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

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September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

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September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

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September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

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September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

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September 23

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

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September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

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September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

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September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

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September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

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September 29

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

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Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6

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