June 6, 2006
Five Earn All-America Baseball Honors from NCBWA
SALISBURY, NC -- Five members of the Catawba College baseball team have earned All-America recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.Catcher Matt Smith (Brown Summit, NC) and designated hitter Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) were named to the second team, freshman outfielder Jerry Sands (Clayton, NC) was a third team pick, while sophomore pitcher Tim Smith (Walnut Cove, NC) and sophomore outfielder David Thomas (Winston-Salem, NC) were honorable mention selections.
Matt Smith hit .403 for the Tribe in 2006, while collecting 56 RBI and scoring 71 runs. He tied a school mark with 30 doubles and set career marks in doubles (70) and runs scored (208). Davis hit for a .317 average and led the team with 17 homers and 70 RBI. He set career marks in both home runs (54) and RBI (235).
Sands enjoyed a 25-game hitting streak during his first collegiate season. He batted .399 with 16 home runs and 65 RBI. Tim Smith set a school record with a 13-1 record and had a 4.08 ERA, while Thomas led the team in batting with a .413 average and stole 27 bases. He set school marks with 100 hits and 84 runs scored.
Catawba set a school record in wins, finishing the season with a 47-14 record. The Tribe was 10th in both the final NCBWA and ABCA polls.
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Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 3-0
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR
Football vs. NEWBERRY 21-44
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 3-6
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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