Athletics

Haverty and Davis claim Lomax and Kirkland Awards for top athletes

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College has announced its 2005-06 athletic award winners for its student-athletes. The awards were presented at the annual athletic ceremony held at the Keppel Auditorium on Tuesday, May 2. Heading the list of award winners were Paige Haverty and Jimbo Davis, who were awarded the Lomax and Kirkland Awards for the top female and male senior athletes, and Summer Zuck and Matt Smith, who were given the Wurster Awards for team leadership. Haverty, a women’s golfer from Greenville, NC, was named the Lomax Award winner. She was a four-time South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year, who holds all of the Catawba women’s golf records. She qualified for NCAA Regionals in all four years and as a senior set the school and SAC record for lowest stroke average at 75.38 and for a career at 77.91. She led the way to a pair of conference championships. Davis, who is from Salisbury, NC, and plays baseball, earned the Kirkland Award. He is a four-year starter for the Tribe and holds school career marks in homeruns (52) and RBI (228). He was a three-time All-SAC selection and earned All-America honors last season. He was part of a squad that won three straight league titles and helped the team to regional play for the second time in 2006, which begins on May 18. Zuck, a volleyball player from Kingston, TN, and Smith, a baseball player from Brown Summit, NC, were the recipients of the Wurster Awards for leadership. Zuck moved to a more defense position as a senior to better aid the team, while being touted as a great ambassador for the College. She was a resident assistant, a Catawba Guide and served as an officer in various clubs. Smith was one of the leaders of the baseball team that has posted a 44-12 record and is ranked fifth in NCAA II. He has played four positions this season and keeps the team headed in the right direction on and off the field. Other top awards went to Zuck and Andrew Sufficool, of Brooksville, FL, who was the recipients of the SAAC Award for the highest cumulative GPA’s for seniors. Zuck posted a 3.98 GPA as an elementary education major, while Sufficool, a tennis player, had a 3.76 GPA while majoring in athletic training. The softball team took the team award with a 3.19 GPA. Mark Smith, a baseball player from Brown Summit, NC, was named the Darris Morris “Ironhorse” Comeback Player of the Year after he battled back from an arm injury that ended his 2005 season after eight games. Craig Turnbull earned the C.A. Suther Coaches Award as he guided the men’s soccer team to a 15-5-2 mark and a spot in the regional final. The awards for team MVPs went to: Matt Smith and David Thomas (Baseball), Helgi Magnusson (Men's Basketball), Hannah Davis (Women's Basketball), Rori Godsey and Brad Heron (Cross Country), Susan Hearn (Field Hockey), Kory Fisher (Football), Richard Lowe (Men’s Golf), Paige Haverty (Women’s Golf), Matt Riley (Lacrosse), Kenny Crowe (Men's Soccer), McKenzie Burman and Lindsay Layman (Women's Soccer), Lindsay Ettinger (Softball), Erin Hyde (Swimming), Drew Ramsey (Men's Tennis), Andi Binney (Women's Tennis), Summer Zuck (Volleyball), Kristan Higgins and Andie Overbeck (Cheerleading), Jeff Smith (Athletic Training), and Sean Fox (Sports Information). #######

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April 1

Tennis (W) @ Newberry 0-7

Soccer (W) @ Coker 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

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April 2

Baseball @ Mars Hill 12-1

Softball NEWBERRY 5-4

Baseball @ Mars Hill 12-6

Softball NEWBERRY 8-7

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April 3

Lacrosse (M) @ Mars Hill 16-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 13-1

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-0

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April 5

Tennis (W) TUSCULUM 2-5

Soccer (W) WINGATE (SAC Tournament - Quarterfinals) 2-1

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April 6

Baseball @ Wingate 0-8

Baseball @ Wingate 5-2

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April 7

Softball WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 0-7

Softball WINGATE 5-2

Lacrosse (M) COKER 12-13

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April 8

Soccer (W) LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 0-1

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April 9

Track/Field @ Flames Invitational - Day 1

Soccer (M) SHAW 3-2

Softball @ UVA Wise 10-6

Softball @ UVA Wise 2-3

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April 10

Track/Field @ NC A&T Invite

Track/Field @ Flames Invitational - Day 2

Tennis (W) vs. Carson-Newman (Lake Norman Tennis Center) 1-6

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April 11

Baseball UVA WISE 1 p.m.

Baseball UVA WISE 4 p.m.

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April 12

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodlake GC ) 8 a.m.

Softball @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.

Baseball UVA WISE 1 p.m.

Softball @ Carson-Newman 3 p.m.

Baseball UVA WISE 4 p.m.

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April 13

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodlake GC ) 8:30 a.m.

Baseball MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

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April 14

Softball @ Queens 1 p.m.

Softball @ Queens 3 p.m.

Beach Volleyball SPARTANBURG METHODIST 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) WINGATE 6 p.m.

Beach Volleyball SPARTANBURG METHODIST 6 p.m.

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April 16

Beach Volleyball @ Small College Championships

Softball COKER 3 p.m.

Baseball ANDERSON 4 p.m.

Softball COKER 5 p.m.

Baseball ANDERSON 7 p.m.

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April 17

Beach Volleyball @ Small College Championships

Baseball ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) QUEENS 4 p.m.

Baseball ANDERSON 5 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) QUEENS 7 p.m.

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April 18

Beach Volleyball @ Small College Championships

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April 19

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodlake GC ) 8 a.m.

Baseball v. Belmont Abbey (Atrium Health Ballpark) 6 p.m.

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April 20

Lacrosse (M) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodlake GC ) 8:30 a.m.

Softball BELMONT ABBEY 1 p.m.

Softball BELMONT ABBEY 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 6 p.m.

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April 21

Beach Volleyball ST. ANDREWS 5 p.m.

Beach Volleyball ST. ANDREWS 7 p.m.

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April 22

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 23

Softball @ SAC Tournemant

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Beach Volleyball Erskine vs. CVCC 2 p.m.

Beach Volleyball CVCC 5 p.m.

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April 24

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships - Day 1 9 a.m.

Beach Volleyball ERSKINE 9:30 a.m.

Beach Volleyball Free Volleyball Clinic (Beach & Indoor) 11:30 a.m.

Beach Volleyball ERSKINE 2:30 p.m.

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April 25

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships - Day 2 9:30 a.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship) 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship) 4 p.m.

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April 26

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 27

Beach Volleyball SANDHILLS CC 4 p.m.

Beach Volleyball SANDHILLS CC 6 p.m.

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April 29

Beach Volleyball Tusculum vs. Carson-Newman 11 a.m.

Beach Volleyball LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Beach Volleyball Carson-Newman vs. Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Beach Volleyball TUSCULUM 6 p.m.

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April 30

Beach Volleyball Lincoln Memorial vs. Tusculum 11 a.m.

Beach Volleyball CARSON-NEWMAN 1 p.m.

Beach Volleyball Tusculum vs. Carson-Newman 4 p.m.

Beach Volleyball LINCOLN MEMORIAL 6 p.m.

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