April 19, 2006
Velazquez and Soltan earn All-SAC honors in Men's Tennis
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College’s Jose Velazquez (Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC) and Sean Soltan (Vetlanda, SWEDEN) were named to the 2006 South Atlantic Conference all-conference teams. Velazquez was named to the first team, while Soltan earned second team honors.
Velazquez, a junior, posted a 17-6 mark during the regular season at #1 singles. He was 4-2 against league opponents. He also played #1 doubles where he compiled a 14-9 record and was 3-3 in SAC matches.
Soltan, a freshman, played #2 for the Indians and had a 14-8 record in singles. He saw action at #2 doubles and posted an 18-5 mark, including a 5-1 record against the league.
2006 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S TENNIS
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD WINNERS
Ricardo Gutierrez, Carson-Newman
Jose Velazquez, CATAWBA
Diego Rodriguez, Mars Hill
Hector Rincon, Presbyterian
K%@!#$&ij Dwivedi, Presbyterian
Nick Osborne, Presbyterian
Sergio Espinosa, Tusculum
Carlos Garcia, Tusculum
Rafael Soares, Carson-Newman
Preston Sneed, Carson-Newman
Sean Soltan, CATAWBA
John Allen, Mars Hill
Daryl Van Vuuren, Newberry
Aaron Chapman, Presbyterian
Antonio Oliver, Tusculum
Brandon Thornton, Wingate
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Hector Rincon, Presbyterian
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Daryl Van Vuuren, Newberry
COACH OF THE YEAR – Patric Hynes, Presbyterian
SAC SCHOLAR ATHLETE – Hector Rincon, Presbyterian
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Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
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Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 6 p.m.
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Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
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Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
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