Football

Ellington and Hester Grab Football Awards

Catawba College senior defensive lineman Ron Ellington (Charlotte, NC/Independence HS) was named to the Associated Press third team Little All-America team and Chip Hester was named the AFCA Region Coach of the Year in awards recently released.  Ellington also earned All-America honors a year ago from the AP and the AFCA.  Hester was earlier named South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year for the first time.

Ellington led the defense this season with 7.5 sacks and 15 stops for losses.  He totaled 70 tackles, forced four fumbles and recovered two, one of which he returned for a touchdown in Catawba’s playoff win over Albany State.

For his career, Ellington finished third all-time at Catawba with 26 sacks, including a school-best seven in a win over Mars Hill as a sophomore.  He posted 206 career tackles with 52 of those being for losses.

Hester guided the team to a record-equaling 11 wins in 2007.  The squad won the SAC Championship for the second time under Hester and qualified for the NCAA II playoffs for a third time.  He has a 47-20 record in six years at Catawba.

Today's Events

Basketball (M) @ Albany State, 7:00VideoStats

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

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November 18

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo noon

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 6 p.m.

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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