BASEBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Joe John, Guilford College
John, a sophomore from Raleigh, N.C., hit .448 through the Quakers' first eight games of the season. He has hit safely in each contest, recording three multi-hit games. He leads Guilford with five stolen bases in as many attempts, 11 walks and a .619 on-base percentage. His batting average is second on the squad as well are his nine runs scored, 13 hits and four doubles. He matched his career high with three hits against Averett and Rutgers-Newark. John belted two homes in Guilford's loss to Averett, matching another personal best.
BASEBALL PITCHER OF THE WEEK
D.W. Moore, Lynchburg College
Moore, a sophomore from Lynchburg, Va., posted a 3-0 record in the Hornets' early season to go with a 2.84 earned run average. The right-hander has allowed 15 hits and six walks while striking out 15 in 19 innings of work. He pitched 6.2 innings of scoreless relief at Greensboro on February 10, earning the win with five punch outs. He defeated So. Virginia on February 17 and threw a complete-game four-hitter Saturday in a 2-1 win over Juniata.
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|Michael Lenox, Bridgewater||Played in two of the Eagles first three games... he went 3-for-4 with one RBI against nationally-ranked Rowan... did the same with five RBI in a loss against Greensboro... he had two doubles in that game, one with the bases loaded.|
|Paul Keenan, Guilford||Has a 0.90 ERA through four appearances thus far... recorded his first collegiate win with four shutout innings of relief in GC's comeback win over So. Virginina... fanned a career-high six batters in the win... he has yet to yield a walk in his 10 innings while striking out 11.|
|Gavin Haynes, Emory & Henry||Led E&H with has hit safely in four of his first nine ABs with two runs scored and two RBI... Was perfect at shortstop with seven assists and six putouts.|
|Todd Harrell, Hampden-Sydney||Hitting .345 with 10 hits in 29 ABs... Has five doubles on the season and has scored five runs.|
|Hall Toledano, Hampden-Sydney||Is 2-0 on the season in 2.2 innings of work... has also played left field, hitting .750 thus far.|
|Andrew Henderson, Wash. & Lee||Has eight hits in his first 20 ABs... In win over Hastings, went 5-for-6 with a double and a three RBI... Also had two hits and a pair of RBI in a win over Trinity.|
|Clayton Edwards, Wash. & Lee||Tossed five innings of three-hit ball to pick up his first win of the season versus Hastings.|
MEN'S LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Zach Thomas, Roanoke College
Thomas, a junior from Bel Air, Md., led the Maroons to two wins in the opening week of the season including a victory over #19 St. Mary's. In Roanoke's first game of the season, a win over Mary Washington, Thomas had four goals and two assists to go with five groundballs. in the win over St. Mary's, Thomas scored three goals and added an assist. He also picked up four groundballs.
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|Gates Benson, Guilford||Scooped up a game-high five grounds balls and forced two turnovers from his defensive position in GC's opening game against York... Helped the Quakers convert 21-of-28 clear attempts.|
|Ryan Harrington, Hampden-Sydney||Senior captain scored four goals and dished out two assists in HSC's 13-6 win over Mary Washington.|
|Tyler Tolson, Lynchburg||Led the Hornets to a 14-9 win Saturday with five goals and an assist against Haverford in both team's first game of the season.|
WOMEN'S LACROSSE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Colleen Evans, Washington & Lee University
Evans, a sophomore from Lexington, Va., registered four goals and two assists as the 11th-ranked Washington & Lee women's lacrosse team picked up its first-ever victory over 13th-ranked St. Mary's, 11-10, on Saturday afternoon. In a 17-1 win over the University of Dallas, Evans scored one goal and helped on another while picking up two groundballs and forcing a turnover.
SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Tara Campbell, Lynchburg College
Campbell, a sophomore from Leesburg, Va., powered Lynchburg to a double-header sweep over Meredith in the Hornets' only two games of the season thus far. She homered in each game, and has an .800 on-base percentage with a 2.667 slugging percentage. Campbell has also collected four runs batted in on the season.
SOFTBALL PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Nikki Taylor, Sweet Briar College
Taylor, a freshman from Wendell, N.C., picked up her first collegiate win, and Sweet Briar's first victory of the season, with a 1-0 shutout against Chowan University on February 17. She has been in the circle for two of the Vixens' three wins this season. Against Chowan, she game up only four hits and walked a pair to earn the victory.
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|Shannon Pharis, Emory & Henry||Was 4-for-6 in two games over the week, collecting one RBI... she was also solid defensively with five assists and two putouts.|
|Kelly Hale, Guilford||Led the Quakers with a .381 batting average with eight hits, four walks, five RBI and two doubles in the first eight games... Had career highs of three hits and three RBI in a win over Peace... Hit her first collegiate homer in a loss to Peace.|
|Krystal Ellis, Sweet Briar||Tied for first on the team with five runs scored and seven RBI... Hit her first homer of the season in a game-ending grand slam against Meredith on February 18.|
MEN'S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Seth Feibelman, Washington & Lee University
Feibelman, a junior from Richmond, Va., helped the Generals to a 2-1 start to the season with wins over Emory & Henry and Sewanee surrounding a loss to Division I Furman. He went 1-0 at #1 singles and 1-1 at #2 doubles. He also picked up one win at #1 doubles. Against Sewane, he won his #2 singles match love and two, and picked up a #1 win 6-1, 6-1 against E&H. Against Furman, he fell by a break in each set at the two position.
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|Ryo Kawai, Guilford||Only student-athlete to win both singles matches in GC's opening matches... helped the Quakers pull out a 5-4 win over Greensboro with straight set win at #4 singles... he also went 1-1 in doubles play... scored a three-set win against D-III Pfeiffer.|
|William Moss, Hampden-Sydney||Won his first match of the season, 6-3, 6-2, against Greensboro.|
WOMEN'S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Krystal Parrish, Guilford College
Parrish, a junior from Greensboro, N.C., helped Guilford to a season-opening win at Peace with a comeback win at #2 singles 6-7, 6-1, 11-9. She also won at first doubles, 8-6, with partner Nika Botkin. He victory in singles play was her first second singles match since 2005.