November 8, 2002
Thompson named SAC Women's Soccer Freshman of the YearCatawba College took home a pair of the league’s top honors and placed six players on the All-South Atlantic Conference teams in women’s soccer for 2002. Kyley Thompson (Hagerstown, MD) was tabbed as Freshman of the Year, while John Cullen was selected as Coach of the Year for the second straight season. Thompson, a forward, has netted a team-leading 14 goals this season, which ties for the fifth best season for a Lady Indians and is three shy of the record of 17 in a season. She ranks third in the SAC in goals and in total points as she has added nine assists. Six of her 14 tallies this season have been game-winners, including two in the final 10 seconds of matches. Joining Thompson on the All-SAC first team is fellow freshmen Maran Bock (Avondale, AZ), at midfielder, and Lisa DeMeyer (Jamestown, NC), at defender. Senior goalkeeper Kim Clayton (Haw River, NC) was the at-large selection on the first team. Second team honors went to junior forward Jamie Fink (Woodbridge, VA) and freshman defender Lindsay Layman (Hagerstown, MD). Bock is second behind Thompson in scoring with 20 points (7 goals, 6 assists), while DeMeyer has a goal and an assist, while helping the defense to a 0.75 goals against average and nine shutouts. Clayton has posted a 0.72 GAA, while recording nine shutouts. For her career, the senior has set a new school and league mark with 30 shutouts. Fink is second on the team with eight goals, while Layman has started every match this season as a sweeper. Catawba tied for the 2002 SAC Championship with a 5-1-1 mark. Overall the Lady Indians are 13-2-1 and are currently ranked third in the Southeast Region and 16th in NCAA II. The South Atlantic Conference is a NCAA II league comprised of teams in North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. 2002 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS FIRST TEAM F Liz Jallo, Carson-Newman F Kyley Thompson, CATAWBA F Amber Ferchaud, Tusculum F Julie Law, Wingate MF Cassandra Nelson, Carson-Newman MF Moran Bock, CATAWBA MF Jessi Adair, Presbyterian MF Vy Le, Wingate D Lisa DeMeyer, CATAWBA D Christina Ball, Presbyterian D Courtney Outen, Tusculum GK Elizabeth Rogers, Wingate At-Large Kim Clayton, CATAWBA SECOND TEAM F Jennifer Bock, Carson-Newman F Jamie Fink, CATAWBA F Amy Westmoreland, Lenoir-Rhyne F Julie Dodds, Lenoir-Rhyne MF Whitney Smith, Lenoir-Rhyne MF Courtney Van Dyke, Mars Hill MF Tara Henderson, Tusculum MF Amanda Stepp, Tusculum D Lindsay Layman, CATAWBA D Colleen Regan, Lenoir-Rhyne D Kelly Munchel, Wingate GK Julie Crosby, Lenoir-Rhyne At-Large Heather Miller, Carson-Newman COACH OF THE YEAR: John Cullen, CATAWBA FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Kyley Thompson, CATAWBA PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Jessi Adair, Presbyterian SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Jessi Adair, Presbyterian #####
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)
Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.
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