March 4, 2004
Magnusson, Wooldridge earn SAC Men's Basketball post-season honorsHICKORY, NC – Catawba sophomore Helgi Magnusson earned second team all-conference honors and Chris Wooldridge was named to the all-freshman team as the 2003-2004 South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball All-Conference teams and award recipients were announced during the tournament basketball awards banquet Friday night in Hickory, N.C. The function tips off the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Basketball Tournament, which begins play Friday at Lenoir-Rhyne College and the Catawba Valley Community College Multipurpose Facility. Magnusson leads the Indians this season in both scoring and rebounding. The sophomore from Reykjavik, Iceland, has averaged 15.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game this season. He was also second on the team with 29 steals and third with 60 assists. Magnusson hit on a team-leading 54 three-point baskets and was 130-of-175 at the line, hitting on 74.3%. Wooldridge, of Newport News, Virginia, averaged 9.1 points and 5.6 rebounds in his initial campaign at Catawba. He led the team in field goal shooting, connecting on 57.4% (105-of-183). He was second on the team with 28 blocked shots. In the league, Magnusson finished the regular season ranked seventh in scoring and third in rebounding. He ranked 12th in free throw shooting and tenth in three-point accuracy, while ranking seventh in three-pointers made per game. Wooldridge was 26th in scoring and 12th in rebounding. He was third in the league in field goal shooting and sixth in blocks. In major awards, Tusculum first-year coach Duggar Baucom, who guided the Pioneers to a share of their first-ever SAC basketball title, was named Men’s Coach of the Year. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Roman Davis was the Men’s Player of the Year and Men’s Freshman of the Year is Chris Conn of Mars Hill. The SAC Scholar Athlete Award for the men went to Jerome Ramsey of Mars Hill. 2003-04 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM ALL-SAC FIRST TEAM Todd Lucas, Carson-Newman Roman Davis, Lenoir-Rhyne Ronald Lewis, Mars Hill Rashaad Carter, Newberry Brad Hawks, Tusculum Keenan Dunn, Wingate ALL-SAC SECOND TEAM Braun Dabbs, Carson-Newman HELGI MAGNUSSON, CATAWBA Ryan Pitts, Lenoir-Rhyne Mike Drum, Presbyterian Drew Harmon, Tusculum Titus Miller, Wingate ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM CHRIS WOOLDRIDGE, CATAWBA Chris Conn, Mars Hill Tommy Burke, Newberry Grant Herren, Presbyterian Bryan Grier, Wingate COACH OF THE YEAR: Duggar Baucom, Tusculum PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Roman Davis, Lenoir-Rhyne FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Chris Conn, Mars Hill SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Jerome Ramsey, Mars Hill #####
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Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann 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) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th
Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3
Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177
Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187
Football @ Tusculum 40-13
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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