Soccer (W)

Clayton, LaRoche earn SAC Player of Week honors

ROCK HILL, SC -- The South Atlantic Conference announced that Catawba College women’s soccer player Kim Clayton and volleyball player Rachel LaRoche have been selected as this week's player of the week for their respective sports.Clayton, a junior goalkeeper from Haw River, NC, led the Lady Indians to a 2-0 record on the week, both by shutout. She set school records with six straight shutouts and 571 scoreless minutes and has not allowed a goal in five league matches. Clayton, a product of Eastern Alamance High School, helped the Lady Indians defeat Francis Marion in a battle of regionally ranked teams and Mars Hill to stay atop the league standings. LaRoche, a junior outside hitter from Wilmington, DE, led Catawba to an upset win at Wingate University last Tuesday in the Lady Indians' only action of the week. The victory was Catawba's first five-game win of the season (in five tries). Catawba prevailed 3-2 (12-30, 30-27, 30-25, 21-30, 15-11). The Concord High School product had 21 kills, 11 blocks and seven digs against the Bulldogs. Her 11 blocks were the most by a Lady Indian in a decade. On the season, LaRoche leads the Indians with 2.88 kills per game. She has compiled a .253 hitting percentage and helps out defensively with 2.08 digs per game. The league Players of Week are voted on among the sports information directors in the conference. #######

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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