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Kitchens Named SAC Football Defensive Player of the Week

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf  SAC Football Players of the Week for games the ninth week of the season.  Catawba’s Kyle Kitchens was named the Defensive Player of the Week, while Newberry quarterback Raleigh Yeldell was tabbed the Offensive Player of the Week.  Mars Hill’s Michael Ashley picked up Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

Kitchens, a sophomore from Decatur, Ga., posted seven tackles, 1.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss as Catawba knocked off Brevard 29-7 on Oct. 31.  His sacks dropped the Tornados back 17 yards, while his tackles for loss put Brevard in a 22 yard hole.  He finished the contest with five solo stops.  The honor marks his first Defensive Player of the Week nod this season.

Yeldell, a junior from Edgefield, S.C., threw for 265 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Wolves to a 52-14 win over Lenoir-Rhyne on Oct. 31.  He connected on 18-of-25 attempts to finish with a completion percentage of 72 percent.  Yeldell also rushed for 57 yards on 10 carries and hauled in a pass for 27 yards.  The game marked his third-straight contest with over 250 yards through the air.  The award is his first Offensive Player of the Week selection this season.

Ashley, a senior from Manteo, N.C., gave Mars Hill a big advantage in field position in the 31-24 win over Tusculum on Oct. 31.  He posted nine punts for 362 yards to finish with an average punt of 40.2 yards.  Ashley booted four balls inside the 20 yard-line to go along with six fair-catches and one touchback.  He also posted a career long punt of 56 yards in the contest.  The award is his first Special Teams Player of the Week plaudit this season.

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1
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

2
September 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

3
September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

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September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

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September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

9
September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

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September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

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September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

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September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

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September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

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September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

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September 23

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

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September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

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September 25

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

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September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

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September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

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September 29

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

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September 30

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

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