Sheehan Claims SAC Offensive Player of the Week Honors


ROCK HILL, S.C. ( -- Catawba quarterback Mike Sheehan (Wilmington, N.C./Laney HS) was tabbed the South Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season as the league announced its AstroTurf SAC Football Players of the Week for games played the 10th week of the season on Monday.  Newberry linebacker A.J. Booker was named the Defensive Player of the Week, while Wolves return man Byron Dickerson picked up Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

Sheehan, a sophomore, rushed for two scores and threw for another to lead the Catawba Indians to a 28-17 win over North Greenville on Nov. 8.  He connected on 75 percent of his passes to finish with 221 yards.  He averaged 9.2 yards per strike, including a 28 yard connection on third down to set up a score for a 21-17 lead in the third quarter.  On the ground, Sheehan covered 65 yards on 15 touches.  Sheehan accounted for 11 of Catawba’s 13 third down conversions on eight passes and three runs as Catawba was an impressive 77 percent (13-of-17) on third downs. 

Booker, a senior from Spartanburg, S.C., posted nine tackles, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble and an interception to lead the Wolves to a 46-21 win over No. 24 Carson-Newman on Nov. 8.  He posted five solo stops as his three tackles for loss pushed the Eagles back 12 yards.  His interception return of 14 yards gave the Wolves a short field to set up Newberry’s third score of the first quarter.  The honor is his second Defensive Player of the Week nod this season.

Dickerson, a senior from Stone Mountain, Ga., posted an 88 yard kickoff return for a score in the first quarter in the Wolves’ win over Carson-Newman.  The return marked just his second kickoff return of the season and staked the Wolves to a 26-7 lead.  The honor is his first Special Teams Player of the Week selection this season.

Also nominated for Offensive Player of the Week: Joe Ray (Lenoir-Rhyne), Dimitri Holmes (Mars Hill), Raleigh Yeldell (Newberry), D.J. Haney (Tusculum) and Nestor Lantigua (Wingate).

Also nominated for Defensive Player of the Week: O’Neil Blake (Lenoir-Rhyne), Caushaud Lyons (Tusculum) and Brandon Hathaway (Wingate).

Also nominated for Special Teams Player of the Week: Logan Cornelius (Tusculum) and Chandler Phillips (Wingate).

Today's Events

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol),
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial, 7:00


«September 2018»
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 22

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 8th of 17

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

September 29

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

September 30

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

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