June 16, 2008
Green and Puccio Named Lacrosse All-Americans
Catawba College seniors Kurt Green (San Diego, CA/Mt. Carmel) and Matt Puccio (Oakton, VA/Oakton) have been named to the USILA All-America teams as honorable mention selections. It marks the first time that Catawba has had two players named in the same season and Puccio also becomes the first two-time selection as he was also honorable mention in 2007.
Green capped a stellar career in 2008 as he was named Deep South Conference Player of the Year after leading Catawba with 41 goals and 20 assists. He led the DSC and ranked ninth in NCAA II with his 2.73 goals per game and stood 10th in the nation in points per game. The attack man capped his career with a school record 141 goals and 222 points.
Puccio was a three-time all-league selection. The defender led Catawba with 27 takeaways this season and added 54 ground balls. In his career, he finished fourth all-time with 241 ground balls and also scored four goals with a dozen assists.
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.