April 25, 2017
Almond Tabbed as SAC Baseball Player of the Week
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba’s Zach Almond was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Player of the Week, while Ethan Carpenter of Tusculum was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week for games played April 17-23. It was announced by the league on Tuesday.
Almond, a junior from Richfield, N.C., batted .667 on the week with a slugging percentage of 1.389 to lead Catawba to a 5-0 record, including a League sweep of Brevard. The series sweep pushed the Catawba Indians to their fifth-straight SAC title. Almond swatted four home runs, three in Saturday's doubleheader sweep of Brevard and added nine RBI on the and scored 10 runs in the in the five-game span. The honor marks his first Player of the Week nod this season.
Carpenter, a senior from Polkville, N.C., struck out 11 hitters in a complete game win over Wingate on April 21. He scattered just three hits in his nine innings of work and allowed only one run. The award is his first Pitcher of the Week plaudit this season.
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Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
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Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)
Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
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Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
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Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.
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Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
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