August 22, 2013
Catawba Athletics 2012-13 Most Memorable Moments: No. 5
Gocatawbaindians.com is counting down 20 of the most memorable events from the 2012-13 athletic season. Be sure to check gocatawbaindians.com each weekday to relive the most exciting moments from the past year.
No. 5: Football's Cory Johnson named SAC and Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year
Cory Johnson capped off his stellar senior season by taking home both the South Atlantic Conference and Daktronics Super Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year honors. He became the seventh Catawba player to earn the SAC Defensive Player of the Year award since 1997.
Johnson, a senior linebacker, set a school record this season with 138 tackles, posting a high of 20 in a game against Wingate. He also had a pair of 19 tackle efforts among his seven double-digit tackle performances. On the season, Johnson made five stops for losses, including a sack, and broke up three passes. He forced three fumbles and had one recovery.
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th
Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic
Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60
Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.