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.   


Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2),


«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

January 24

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

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo