December 4, 2014
Fender Named to Daktronics All-Region Football Team
NEWBERRY, S.C. -- Catawba senior offensive lineman Taylor Fender (Burnsville, N.C./Mountain Heritage HS) has earned a spot on the second team of the Daktronics All-Super Region Two Football Team. The teams are selected by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) who represent Division II football schools in the region.
Fender was a first team All-South Atlantic Conference pick this season after earning second team honors in 2013. He was a four-year starter for Catawba, moving to center during his junior season. He averaged around four knockdown blocks per game in 2014.
First Team Offense
QB - Tyler Sullivan, Delta State, So.
TE - Gabe Hughes, Florida Tech, Jr.
WR - Xavier Milton, Florida Tech, Sr.
WR - Dimitri Holmes, Mars Hill, Sr.
RB - Andy Hibbett, Carson-Newman, Sr.
RB - Jarvis Small, Albany State, Jr.
OL - Garrison Ushery, West Georgia, Sr.
OL - Joe Ray, Lenoir-Rhyne, Jr.
OL - Keith Jones, North Alabama, Sr.
OL - Michael Gibbs, Delta State, Sr.
OL - Jim Bayer, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
RS - Denarius Appling, West Georgia, Sr.
K - Justin Powell, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
First Team Defense
DL - Blake Baker, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
DL - Randall Boyd, Delta State, Jr.
DL - Nick Napolitano, Wingate, Sr.
LB , Tanner Botts, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
LB - LeRon Furr, Fort Valley State, Sr.
LB - Kenny Murphy, Valdosta State, Jr.
LB - Rory Island, Delta State, Sr.
S - Fred Barnes, West Alabama, Sr.
S - Jerry Miclisse, Carson-Newman, So.
CB - Travis Lee, Miles, Sr.
CB - Philbert Martial, North Alabama, So.
P - Jake Medlock, Valdosta State, Sr.
Second Team Offense
QB - Kyle Caldwell, West Alabama, Sr.
TE - Brandon Ellington, Wingate, Sr.
WR - Casey Osborne, Delta State, Jr.
WR - Delvon Carpenter, North Alabama, Jr.
RB - Chris Robinson, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
RB - Jarrod Spears, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
OL - Robby Ignagni, Carson-Newman, Sr.
OL - Terrence Owens, Miles, Jr.
OL - Denzell Goode, Mars Hill, Jr.
OL - Quincy Awa-Dubose, West Georgia, Sr.
OL - Taylor Fender, Catawba, Sr.
RS - L.J. Stroman, UNC Pembroke, Sr.
K - Taylor Pontius, North Alabama, Sr.
Second Team Defense
DL - Darrius Caldwell, West Georgia, Jr.
DL - Caushaud Lyons, Tusculum, Sr.
DL - Taylor Carney, North Alabama, Sr.
LB - Tavarius Washington, Albany State, Jr.
LB - Braysean Jones, Miles, Jr.
LB - Steven Rich, North Alabama, Sr.
LB - Bre’nard Williams, Clark Atlanta, Sr.
S - Richard Nash, Delta State, Jr.
S - Brandon Hathaway, Wingate, Jr.
CB - O’neil Blake, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sr.
CB - Romelo Wilson, Delta State, So.
P - Kyle Clark, Newberry, Jr.
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13
Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6