October 15, 2008
Courson Named SAC Volleyball Specialist of the Week
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba freshman setter Megan Courson (Statesville, NC/W. Iredell HS) has been named the South Atlantic Conference volleyball Specialist of the Week for the week ending Oct. 12. The SAC Player of the Week is Carson-Newman senior outside hitter Kelsey Fleck (Celina, OH). Both Fleck and Courson earn SAC honors for the first time in their careers.
Courson guided Catawba to a pair of sweeps last week as the Tribe moved into second place in the SAC standings. A West Iredell High School product, Courson dished out 35 assists in a Friday night victory over Brevard. On Saturday, she had 29 assists and three kills in a triumph over Newberry.
For the week, she totaled 64 assists over six sets for a 10.7 assists per set average. In addition, Courson picked up 12 digs on the week for a 2.0 average. The first-year player added six kills, four blocks and an ace. Courson is averaging 9.8 assists per set since taking over the primary setter position for the Catawba Indians. Catawba is 8-2 overall in those 10 matches. Catawba has won five straight matches entering this week’s play.
A graduate of Celina High School, Kelsey Fleck led the Eagles to a 4-0 week. Carson-Newman picked up key wins over Lincoln Memorial and Lander. In the regional victory over the Lander Bearcats, Fleck posted 16 kills, eight blocks and a .481 hitting percentage. In the 3-0 victory over LMU, she recorded eight kills. Fleck had 12 kills in a non-conference victory over local rival King.
The SAC Volleyball Players of the Week are determined by a vote of the sports information directors of the league.
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st
Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3
Football @ West Georgia 3-34
Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0
Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1
Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2
Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3
Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3
Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7
Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1
Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3
Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.
Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd.
Volleyball @ Queens 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8
Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0
Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.
Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.
Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
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