Area Sports Notes: Wesleyan's Nicole Broderick named third-team NAIA soccer All-American

Area Sports Notes: Wesleyan's Nicole Broderick named third-team NAIA soccer All-American

December 7th, 2017 by Staff Reports in Sports - College

Tennessee Wesleyan senior Nicole Broderick was honored Tuesday as an NAIA women's soccer third-team All-American, and Bryan College senior Ruth Rosales earned honorable mention. Bryan junior forward Charlie Clarke received men's All-America honorable mention for the second year in a row, joined this year by Dalton State sophomore forward Santiago Moore. Broderick scored 21 goals in 2017 and was the Appalachian Athletic Conference overall player of the year and tournament MVP, while Rosales and Clarke were AAC offensive players of the year — Clarke scoring 20 goals. Moore had 15 goals and 17 assists in 17 games for DSC. Broderick totaled 33 goals, including 12 game-winners, and was part of 28 victories in her two seasons with the Lady Bulldogs.


» The Bryan College women's basketball team upset nationally 18th-ranked Reinhardt 73-67 in an AAC doubleheader Wednesday in Dayton, Tenn., as Amber Levi made four of eight 3-point shots and nine of nine free throws in scoring 29 points. Shayla Ludy scored 12 points and Deandra Luna passed for six assists for the Lady Lions (8-3, 5-2), who made 21 of 25 foul shots and outscored Reinhardt (8-2, 5-2) 46-34 in the second half. Jaleya Mosley scored 23 points with five 3s for the Lady Eagles, and Jada Hubbard from Heritage High School and Bethany Headrick from Ringgold scored 19 and 15. Bryan won the men's game 107-86 with Oteriah Lee providng 24 points and 14 assists and Caleb Tuck and E.J. Bush scoring 22 and 19 points for the Lions (9-4, 4-2). Brice Cusick had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Lee was 7-of-9 from the field and 8-of-9 on free throws.

» Tennessee Wesleyan's women are in first place in the AAC after a 76-74 win Wednesday at Union College, featuring 23 points and nine assists from Hunter Simpson. Summer Morris and Kenzie Corn added 12 points apiece and Hannah Troutt had 11 for TWU (8-3, 7-1), which won on a Morris jump shot in the lane at the final buzzer. Union's men (8-5, 5-2) won 88-72 despite 24 points and seven rebounds from Kenny Dean and 19 points from Jalen Oliver.

» The Sewanee men's team defeated visiting Covenant on Tuesday, 92-86, but the Sewanee women lost 76-63 to Berea despite 28 points and five assists from Bella Taylor. Sue Kim and Allison Hitchcock added 13 and 12 points for the female Tigers, who take a 2-5 record into Christmas break. Luke Smith was 5-of-8 on 3s in registering 23 points and five assists for the Sewanee men (4-3), who got 17 points apiece from Adrian Thomas and Cam Caldwell, 15 from Michael Barry and 13 from Hunter Buescher. For Covenant, Berto Dryden had 30 points with 5-of-6 success on 3s, Patjo Twagirayezu had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Bailey Spragg had 15 points, nine assists and four steals and James Mitchell scored 12 points with four 3s.

» Covenant's Scots (3-3) lost again Wednesday in a good battle at Emory, 80-73. Mitchell scored 18 points with 6-of-9 3-point shooting against the Atlanta school, while Dryden and Nick Palmer scored 15 each and Dryden added three steals.

» The Georgia Northwestern women improved to 6-1 with a 68-39 home victory Tuesday over Covenant's junior varsity. Jayla Stone had 21 points and eight steals and freshman classmate Taylor Bethune scored 18 points for the Lady Bobcats, who are tied for sixth in the latest USCAA Division II rankings. Tori Harvey and Katy Phillips had five and four assists. Heather Andrews scored 16 points in defeat. The GNTC men dropped to 2-8 with an 89-71 loss to Tennessee Wesleyan's JV, who got 25 and 23 points from Keyshun Bradley and Danny Bates and 14 from Parker Morgan. Tyler Phillips led the Bobcats with 16, Deontae Jackson and Micah Wheeler adding 12 and 10.


» Sewanee freshman Paisley Simmons was selected the Southern Athletic Association women's diver of the week for the second time this fall after finishing second in the 3-meter competition and fourth in 1-meter at Transylvania's meet.