Around the Region: UTC's Luke Long fourth in Wolfpack Intercollegiate

Around the Region: UTC's Luke Long fourth in Wolfpack Intercollegiate

October 2nd, 2017 by Staff Reports in Sports - College

Despite a fourth-place 140 by Luke Long, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golfers are 10th out of 14 teams after Monday's two rounds in the Wolfpack Intercollegiate at Raleigh, N.C. A 286 in the afternoon gave the Mocs a 588 total, one behind USC Upstate and 28 behind co-leaders North Carolina and N.C. State. UTC's Etienne Brault and Phillip Hickam (as an individual) are tied for 25th at 144 and Lake Johnson is tied for 45th at 150. Long shot a 68 and Brault a 69 in round two. Hickam opened with a 68.

* Led by a 148 from medalist Meghan Symonds, Sewanee won the Montgomery Country Club Women's Intercollegiate on Sunday and Monday with a 617. The Tigers' Natalie Javadi tied for eighth at 157, Sophia Morrill and Caroline Cole shared 11th at 159 and Sarah Battye tied for 14th at 161. Berry was the runner-up team at 619.

* Covenant College began play Monday in the Piedmont men's tournament in a tie for 11th at 332. The Scots' Nathan Hawkins is tied for 22nd at 79 at The Orchard in Clarkesville, Ga.


* Sewanee junior Kyle Johnston from Baylor School was the Southern Athletic Association men's soccer offensive player of the week, and Sewanee junior goalkeeper Savannah Williams from GPS was the women's defensive choice. Johnston scored in each of three matches last week, with two goals against Huntingdon. Williams played two games and allowed one goal with nine saves.

* Bryan College juniors Charlie Clarke and Alex Horton, both from England, swept the Appalachian Athletic Conference men's soccer honors announced Monday. Clarke was the offensive player of the week for his three goals and two assists in two wins, and goalkeeper Horton was the defensive selection after totaling 12 saves and allowing only one goal. He had 11 saves in a 3-1 defeat of Bluefield, which previously was 11-1.

* Dalton State goalkeepers Samuel Fraire and Rachel Hardin were the Southern States defensive players of the week. Hardin had five saves in the DSC women's lone game, a 2-0 victory, and Fraire had three saves in the men's shutout win.


* Former Cleveland High School standouts Marissa Langford and Kellee Geren gave Milligan College two of the three AAC volleyball honorees Monday for the second time this season. Langford was the attacker of the week, Geren the setter. Geren totaled 83 assists in seven sets (11.86 average) and had 53 with 14 digs against Emory & Henry. She totaled 20 digs in the two matches, while Langford had 44 kills and 15 digs with 26 kills against the Wasps.


* UTC's Caroline Hall and Bogdana Zaporzhets lost 6-4 to a Troy duo in the doubles final of the Georgia Southern Invitational tennis tournament, and the Mocs also lost their other two final-day doubles matches. But Delaney Edwards won the Blue Singles backdraw and Zaporzhets, Annie Tawater and Sydney Patton also closed with singles wins.

Cross Country

* Covenant junior Lilly Smith was chosen the USA South women's cross country runner of the week after finishing second out of 53 individuals in the Maryville Invitational, which Covenant won. Smith ran the 6k in 24:04. While Covenant also won the men's 8k, Luis Perez from the new Cleveland State program was ninth. The Lady Cougars' Madison Guider and Matilda Lee were 11th and 18th in the 6k.