April 28, 2003
Bowling becomes first SAC Men's Tennis Player of the Year from CatawbaCatawba senior Evan Bowling (Pearisburg, VA) has been named the 2003 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year. A four-time All-SAC selection (three-time first team) is the first Indian to earn the honor. Fellow senior Alex Luc (Norfolk, VA) also earned first team All-SAC honors after earned second team honors his previous three seasons. Bowling has posted a 14-5 record this season at #1 singles and is 16-6 at #1 doubles with Luc. At the recent league tournament, Bowling surpassed the career mark for doubles wins with his 58th victory. He stands third all-time with 56 singles wins. Luc went 7-12 at #2 singles this season and ranks seventh all-time with 46 wins. In doubles, his 16-6 mark with Bowling has lifted him to the #4 position with 52 career wins. The duo has helped the team to its third regional appearance, as the team will compete in the South Region Tournament this weekend in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, at Barry University. The men will face the host school at 10 a.m. on Friday morning. 2003 ALL-SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S TENNIS TEAM FIRST TEAM Ricardo Guitierrez, Carson-Newman EVAN BOWLING, CATAWBA ALEX LUC, CATAWBA Hector Rincon, Presbyterian K%@!#$&ij Dwivedi, Presbyterian Roberto Robles, Tusculum Johnathon Dunstan, Tusculum Aref Jallali, Wingate SECOND TEAM David Blank, Carson-Newman Blake Ryan, Carson-Newman Carlos Bracho, Mars Hill Graeme Lauriston, Presbyterian Nick Osborne, Presbyterian Jesse Puckerin, Tusculum Marius Dan, Wingate Joe Kanekar, Wingate COACH OF THE YEAR – Paul Maxwell, Presbyterian FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Hector Rincon, Presbyterian PLAYER OF THE YEAR – EVAN BOWLING, CATAWBA SAC SCHOLAR ATHLETE – Marius Dan, Wingate #####
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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