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.
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Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.
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