November 6, 2008
Catawba Places Five On All-SAC Women's Soccer Teams
Nichols, Schoenberg and Blackwelder become two-time selections
ROCK HILL, SC – Catawba placed five players on the 2008 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference teams. Earning first team honors were seniors Lainey Nichols (Frederick, MD/Middletown HS) and Alyssa Schoenberg (Woodbury, MN/Woodbury HS) along with freshman Lena Suarez (Charlotte, NC/Hopewell HS). Second team honors went to senior Nikki Blackwelder (Asheville, NC/Asheville HS) and freshman Lindsay Webster (Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton HS).
Tusculum’s Daniel Tanner, the league’s leading goal scorer to date, was named Player of the Year, while Carson-Newman goalkeeper Lauren MacKenzie, who led the way in save percentage and shutouts was name Freshman of the Year. Phil McNamara, of Carson-Newman, was selected as Coach of the Year and Tusculum’s Nicole Ferris was the SAC Scholar Athlete.
Nichols, a midfielder, repeats as a first team selection after scoring four goals and adding an assist this season. Schoenberg, a defender, is also a repeat selection from last year. She has helped the team to nine shutouts, allowing just 17 goals in 19 matches. She has scored one goal. Suarez, a forward, leads the team with 10 goals, including three game-winners. She has assisted on two goals.
Blackwelder has seen time at defender and midfielder and was a second team selection in 2007 as well. She has one goal and three assists this season. Webster, a goalkeeper, has posted a 0.65 goals against average over 13 starts. She has posted six shutouts.
2008 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S SOCCER
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS
F - Lena Suarez, CATAWBA
F - Laura Linehan, Lenoir-Rhyne
F - Danielle Tanner, Tusculum
F - Kerstin Williams, Wingate
MF - Brittany Moore, Carson-Newman
MF - Katie Perea, Carson-Newman
MF - Lainey Nichols, CATAWBA
MF - Amberly Fowler, Newberry
DEF - Melissa Morris, Carson-Newman
DEF - Alyssa Schoenberg, CATAWBA
DEF - Catherine Hauck, Lenoir-Rhyne
DEF - Elizabeth Jones, Newberry
GK - Lauren Mackenzie, Carson-Newman
F - Morgan Gruenfelder, Carson-Newman
F - Abby Martin, Mars Hill
F - Lauren Carbonell, Newberry
F - Kelly Barron, Tusculum
F - Kelly Adams, Wingate
MF - Nikki Blackwelder, CATAWBA
MF - Audrey Moore, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF - Becky Thompson, Lincoln Memorial
MF - Misha Price, Mars Hill
MF - Courtney Turner, Tusculum
DEF - Katie Hunter, Carson-Newman
DEF - Lea Cataggio, Lincoln Memorial
DEF - Nicole Ferris, Tusculum
DEF - Madi Welch, Wingate
GK - Lindsay Webster, CATAWBA
COACH OF THE YEAR: Phil McNamara, Carson-Newman
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Lauren MacKenzie, Carson-Newman
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Danielle Tanner, Tusculum
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Nicole Ferris, Tusculum
FAIR PLAY AWARD: Carson-Newman
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17
Baseball @ Tampa 5-9
Softball vs. KING 3-17
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
Baseball @ Tampa 8-12
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2
Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8
Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC)
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12
Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7
Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1)
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1 p.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 4 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Golf (M) @ NGU Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Inv - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ NGU Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Inv - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC)
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 4 p.m.
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 4 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 7 p.m.
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
Baseball @ Mars Hill noon
Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)
Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)
Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.
Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.
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