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Davis Named SAC AstroTurf Defensive Player of the Week

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ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Football Players of the Week for games played Sept. 4 through Sept. 9.  Catawba defensive lineman Cameron Davis was named the Defensive Player of the Week, while Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush was tabbed as the Offensive Player of the Week and Tusculum placekicker Joe Defatta was named Special Teams Player of the Week.
 
Davis, a junior from Douglas, Ga., had an outstanding game as he helped lead the Catawba Indians to a 34-7 win over Winston-Salem State. Davis was a force on defense with 11 total tackles, including six solo tackles and 2.5 sacks. As a unit, the Catawba Indian defense allowed 265 total yards and just 85 yards on the ground, while causing four turnovers. This is Davis’ first Player of the Week accolade this season.
 
Wimbush, a Kingsland, Ga. native, led the Eagles to a 33-29 win over Virginia Union. The junior ran for a career-high 184 yards on 21 carries with three touchdowns. Three of his carries were for 20-plus yards, including a 50-yard run that setup an Eagle touchdown on the opening drive of the game. This is Wimbush’s first Player of the Week honor this season.
 
Defatta, a senior from Franklin, Tenn., was perfect in all of his kick attempts in the Pioneers 61-14 win over Shorter. He went 8-for-8 on extra points and also connected on a 28-yard field goal in the victory. His 11 kicking points ranks him ninth at Tusculum for single-game kicking points and his perfect performance on PATs is tied for fourth all-time at Tusculum. This is Defatta’s first Player of the Week award of the season.
 
2018 SAC AstroTurf Football Players of the Week
 
Offensive Player of the Week
Sept. 4 – Domineke McNeill, Wingate
Sept. 10 – Antonio Wimbush, Carson-Newman
 
Defensive Player of the Week
Sept. 4 – Joe Blue, Newberry
Sept. 10 – Camerion Davis, Catawba
 
Special Teams Player of the Week
Sept. 4 – Chris Birozes, Wingate
Sept. 10 – Joe Defatta, Tusculum
 
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.

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«September 2018»
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September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

23
September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

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September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

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September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

8
September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

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September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

10
September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

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September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

12
September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

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September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

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September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

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September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

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September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC) 

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September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

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September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

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September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

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September 29

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

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September 30

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)

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