June 1, 2009
Ahearn Named to Academic All-America Baseball Team
BRISTOL, CT -- Catawba senior shortstop, Chris Ahearn (Charlotte, NC/Providence HS), has been named to the 2009 ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-American baseball squad. Ahearn, a sports management major, had a 3.97 GPA.
On the field, Ahearn hit .356 this season in helping Catawba to the SAC Tournament Championship and a second straight trip to the NCAA II Regionals. He was third on the team with 74 hits, scored 46 runs and collected 38 RBI. Along the way, Ahearn stole 14 bases, while pounding out six doubles, three triples and five home runs.
2009 ESPN The Magazine Baseball Academic All-America
P - Ben Watkins, Pittsburgh-Johnstown (Sr. Tire Hill, PA, 3.93, Electrical Engineering)
P - Jason Decker, Mt. Vernon Nazarene (Sr. Dover, PA, 4.00, Criminal Justice & Intercultural Studies)
C - Kyle Kowalowski, Plattsburgh St. (Gr. Saranac, NY, 3.66, 3.77 (gr), Psychology (BS);Counselor Education(MS)
INF - Jon Alia, Cal. St.-Dominguez Hills (Sr. Newbury Park, CA, 3.90, Kinesiology)
INF - Chris Ahearn, CATAWBA (Sr. Charlotte, NC, 3.97, Sports Management)
INF - Tristan Hobbes, Eastern Connecticut St. (Sr. Utica, NY, 3.82, Communications)
INF - Brian Hiscox, Otterbein (Jr. Burton, OH, 3.81, Public Relations, Broadcasting)
OF - Cody Kidd, Baldwin-Wallace (Sr. Wellington, OH, 3.83, Biology/ Pre-Med)
OF - Zander Lehmann, Washington(MO) (Sr. San Francisco, CA, 3.85, Psychology)
OF - Jason Fobes, Colorado St.-Pueblo (Sr. Longmont, CO, 3.89, Business Administration)
DH - Scott Fisher, Richard Stockton (Sr. Toms River, NJ, 3.43, Visual Communications)
Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)
Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.
Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.
Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN
Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St.
Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.)
Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.
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