Football

Football places three on academic all-district squad

   Catawba College placed three players on the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District III football team.  Representing the Tribe are quarterback Luke Samples (Elkin, NC), Todd McComb (Thomasville, NC) and wide receiver Nick Means (Thomasville, NC).  The three will advance to the national ballot for selection for Academic All-America competing against those named from the other seven districts. Samples has started every game at quarterback for the Tribe and has passed for 1,985 yards and 13 touchdowns.  The sophomore is just under 200 yards shy of setting a school mark for passing yards in a season.  Samples is a Dean’s List student with a 3.47 GPA in business administration.  

McComb receives the honor for the third time.  The senior leads the squad with 67 tackles, including four sacks and nine stops for losses.  The three-time All-South Region pick and 2001 All-American has a 3.45 GPA in mathematics.

Means is also a repeat selection as he earned academic all-district honors in 2001 as well.  This season, he is second on the team with 41 catches and holds Catawba’s career marks for receptions (172) and yards (2,652).  In 2001, Means was named the South Atlantic Conference scholar athlete for football and carries a 3.51 GPA in business administration.   

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 1-3

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Volleyball @ Queens 3-1

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November 4

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-3rd;M-3rd

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-12th;M-16th

Football vs. NEWBERRY 17-13

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 70-72

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 94-81

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-0

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 24-20

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 49-58

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 67-91

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 46-69

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November 17

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 77-69

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November 18

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo, ccd. noon

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 58-66

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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