Clayton & McComb take top honors at year end awards ceremony

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College has announced its 2002-03 athletic award winners. The awards were presented at the annual athletic ceremony held at Keppel Auditorium on Thursday, May 1. Heading the list of award winners were Kim Clayton and Todd McComb, who were awarded the Lomax and Kirkland Awards for the top female and male senior athletes, and Jon Hearn and Meredith Jones, who were given the Wurster Awards for team leadership. Clayton, a women’s soccer goalkeeper from Haw River, NC, was named the Lomax Award winner. She set numerous Lady Indians records, including most career shutouts with 32 and lowest goals against average at 0.91. Clayton was a three-time all-region selection and was twice named All-South Atlantic Conference. In 2001, she earned conference Player of the Year honors. McComb, a linebacker on the football team from Thomasville, NC, earned the Kirkland Award. He was a four-year starter for the Tribe and finished second all-time with 401 tackles. McComb was a four-time all-region selection and earned All-America honors as a junior and senior. He helped the team to national prominence as the Indians won two SAC Championships and made four trips to the NCAA II playoffs. Hearn, a baseball pitcher from Middletown, MD, and Jones, a volleyball player from Eden, NC, were the recipients of the Wurster Awards for leadership. Hearn saw limited action on the mound, but was cited for his hard work. He treated every game or practice like the seventh game of the World Series and was the first person to practice and last to leave. Jones saw action as a reserve setter over her four seasons. She served as co-captain and was commended for her community service projects during her four years. Other top awards went to junior football player Austin Summers, of St. George, SC, who was the recipient of the Darris Morris “Ironhorse” Comeback Player of the Year Award and women’s soccer coach John Cullen, who earned the Suther Coaches Award. Summers fought back from a knee injury suffered late in the 2001 season and played in five games in 2002. He recorded four tackles seeing action on special teams. Cullen guided the women’s soccer team to a South Atlantic Conference co-Championship in 2002. Thw squad won the SAC Tournament and qualified for the NCAA II Regionals. The Student Athletic Advisory Committee established new awards for the top GPA for senior athletes. Jones was the female winner, holding a 3.79 GPA in elementary education, while men’s soccer player Mike Beber, of Beaver Dams, NY, earned the male honor with a 3.82 GPA in history. The team award went to the volleyball team with a team GPA of 3.59. The awards for team MVPs went to: Spence Southard (Baseball), Brian Carter (Men's Basketball), Dorthell Little (Women's Basketball), Carol Marquis and Ryan Willis (Cross Country), Taryn Gordon (Field Hockey), Richard Scott (Football), Derek Camps (Men’s Golf), Paige Haverty (Women’s Golf), Josh Maphis (Lacrosse), David Durham (Men's Soccer), Kyley Thompson (Women's Soccer), Stacey Handy and Amanda Myers (Softball), Erin Hyde and Vickie Ryan (Swimming), Evan Bowling (Men's Tennis), Shelley Gordon (Women's Tennis), Lettie Wilkes (Volleyball), Jen Werner (Cheerleading), Becky Goodman (Athletic Training), and Toby Stark (Sports Information). #######

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Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate, 4:00Stats
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate, 7:00Stats


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March 2

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3

March 3

Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5

Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5

March 4

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7

Softball @ Limestone 8-1

Softball @ Limestone 1-2

March 5

Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1

March 6

Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17

Baseball @ Tampa 5-9

March 7

Softball vs. KING 3-17

Softball vs. KING 2-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15

Baseball @ Tampa 8-12

March 9

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6

Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3

Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3

March 10

Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2

Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7

Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9

Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8

March 11

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC) 

March 12

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12

March 13

Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8

March 14

Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6

March 15

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)

Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7

Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9

Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8

Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25

Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7

Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)

March 16

Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1) 

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10

March 17

Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic

Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10

Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12

March 18

Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9

Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6

Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6

Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8

March 19

Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)

Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)

March 20

Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10

Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11

March 21

Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 7 p.m.

March 22

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.

Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.

Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 4 p.m.

March 23

Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)

Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.

March 24

Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)

Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon

Baseball @ Mars Hill noon

Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.

Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.

March 27

Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.

Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.

Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.

March 28

Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)

Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.

March 29

Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)

Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.

March 30

Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)

Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.

Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.

March 31

Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)

Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon

Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.

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