Around the Region: Baylor's Trey Freeman adds silver to his bronze in Junior Worlds

Around the Region: Baylor's Trey Freeman adds silver to his bronze in Junior Worlds

August 30th, 2017 by Staff Reports in Sports - College

Baylor School senior Trey Freeman followed up his previously reported bronze medal in the 400-meter freestyle and fourth-place finish as the anchor of the Team USA 4x100 free relay with a silver medal in the 4x200 free relay at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships that wrapped up Monday in Indianapolis. Freeman also was the 4x200 anchor with a split of 1:47.5 in his team's 7:10.96 that was just 0.01 second behind Hungary. The Hungarians, Americans and bronze-medal Russians all beat the old world junior record. Freeman also was fifth in the 200 free, setting a personal best as he did in the 400. The two Baylor swimmers representing Barbados also did well in the meet. Jack Kirby was 23rd in the 100 and 50 backstrokes and 51st in the 100 free, and Luis Sebastian Weekes was 35th in the 200 individual medley, 36th in the 200 butterfly, 43rd in the 200 breaststroke and 44th in the 100 breast.


* Two Chattanooga tennis teams won mixed doubles state championships last weekend in Chattanoooga and qualified for USTA Southern Sectionals Nov. 4-7 in Little Rock, Ark. Debbie Rogers is the captain of the 55-over 8.0 state-title winners, who include Robert Fisher, Laura Vaughn, Andy Miller, Boo Mullinax, Felice Hadden, Joe Stewart, Dave Dameron, Brigetta Netherly, Kirk Kelly, Teresa Kelly, Randy Johnston and Kim Conner. They went 4-1 in their weekend matches at Baylor School, beating Knoxville in the finals. Tom McCullough is player-captain of the 65-over 7.0 champions, also including Faye McCullough, Mark Vice, Roger Gallups, Jo Gallups, Judy Pratt, Sylvia Hutsell, Richard Campbell and Paul Brown. They defeated Knoxville in the finals Sunday at the Champions Club.


* Bryan College lost 3-0 in NAIA volleyball Tuesday at the University of the Cumberlands and dropped to 1-4 for the season. The set scores were 25-15, 25-13, 25-21. Rheagan Kean had 24 digs and Veronica Salas set 11 assists in defeat; Emalie Hicks was Bryan's kills leader with six.

* Milligan College had all three Appalachian Athletic Conference volleyball players of the week, and two are from Cleveland High School. Senior Marissa Langford was selected attacker of the week after totaling 59 kills and 44 digs in four matches, with three double-doubles and 19 kills in one match, and sophomore Kelle Geren was the setter selection after passing for 149 assists (9.3 per set) and making 33 digs. She had two double-doubles in the four matches.


* Tennessee Wesleyan seniors Nicole Broderick and McKenna Loges were the AAC women's soccer players of the week for their performances in a 2-1 win over 16th-ranked Cumberland University. Goalkeeper Loges got the defensive honor after making 12 saves, and Broderick scored both TWU goals.

* Bryan sophomore Brad Spooner was the AAC men's soccer offensive player of the week after netting three goals in the 11th-ranked Lion's two wins.

* The Red Bank-based Premier Soccer Academy headed by Pedro Kozak had two team champions in the Ocoee Cup tournament this past weekend in Cleveland: the PSA Predators in the under-15 silver division and U-17 PSA Chattanooga 01 in the under-18 first division. The Predators beat the Greeneville Galaxy 03 3-0 to wind up 3-0-1 with a 16-6 goal differential. PSA Chattanooga 01 had victories of 13-0, 8-1 and 2-0 before winning the final 3-1 against Cleveland FC, which had a 16-0 win after two 1-1 ties. Maho Karajic is an assistant coach with both those PSA teams, joined by George Coogan with the U-17s.


* Former UTC guard Ronrico White has joined the men's basketball coaching staff at Emory & Henry College in Virginia. The son of former Tennessee star Tony White was a three-year captain at UTC, where he graduated in 2014 as the 14th-leading scorer in the Mocs' Division I history. He also was in the top 10 in assists and third in free throws made.