March 22, 2016
Hanes Named SAC AstroTurf Baseball Player of the Week
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba’s Malachi Hanes (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Player of the Week, while Zach Slagle of Tusculum was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played March 14-20. It was announced by the league on Tuesday.
Hanes, a junior, posted seven hits, three home runs and a slugging percentage of 1.059 to lead the Catawba Indians to a 2-2 record last week, including a series win over League No. 1 Lincoln Memorial. He posted a pair of three-hit contests and highlighted his week with two homers, a double and six RBI in a 7-2 win over the Railsplitters on March 19. He drove in eight runs in the four-game span and added two doubles. Hanes finished the week with a .412 average at the plate with four runs scored. The honor is his first Player of the Week selection this season.
Slagle, a junior from Powell, Tenn., picked up a pair of wins in relief for the Pioneers last week. He pitched three shutout innings with five strikeouts as Tusculum rallied to defeat Virginia-Wise 12-6 on March 15. Four days later at Coker, Slagle inherited runners at first and second with one out in a 2-2 game. He posted a pair of strikeouts in his 1.1 innings of work as TC picked up the win, 3-2. He finished is two outings with seven strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA. The honor is his first Pitcher of the Week plaudit this season.
|Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive, 3:00|
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 7 p.m.
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR
Football vs. NEWBERRY noon
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 8 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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