August 15, 2016
Football Begins Title Defense With First Full Gear Practice
The Catawba football team went through its first full gear practice on Sunday and defensive back Chris Page was cited as a standout with numerous pass break ups. The squad has two more practices in the preseason camp before classes begin on Wednesday.
Junior wide out Keyon West had a pair of catches on post routes and also did a nice job with some physical outside blocking. The offensive line fared well with a good competition at center with CJ Cain and Kevin Norton. Reid Carlton, who missed last season, is providing a nice competition at quarterback as he has become more comfortable with the playbook.
On Friday’s first practice in helmets, DJ Jackson had a good day and capped the night with an interception. Trevor Bembry posted a sack and running back Quientel Goodwin hit a nice inside run. Saturday saw linebacker Joshua Moses record an interception. David Burgess scored a touchdown during inside running drills. Lee Brackman and Brennan Lambert provided some consistent kicks in both kickoff placement and on field goals.
|No events scheduled until August 24|
Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.
Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.
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