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HOME OF THE SCOTS Opening in the 2009 season, the Softball program has called this field “home� ever since. The field sits adjacent to the baseball field to complete the baseball/softball complex. The field features a very well-maintained playing surface, oversized bullpens, and spacious dugouts for both the home and visiting teams. In the summer of 2010, permanent bleachers were added behind home plate with a set of bleachers on both the first and third base sides. The scoreboard stands in right field and features the teams’ total runs, hits, and errors along with the current inning and ball-strike-out count. The venue played host to an NCCAA Mid-East Regional tournament in 2012.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Softball Field Administrative Staff

IFC

ON THE COVER

(L-R) Seniors Lauren Johns, Meagan Hess, Chandler Shepherd. (cover design and photo by Andrew Mindeman)

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Memberships 6 Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches

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2014 Season Preview

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CREDITS Layout design by Tad Evearitt Written by Andrew Mindeman Photos by Covenant Sports Info.

Players 16 2013 Season In-Review

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Connect with the Scots

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Compliance 33 2014 Schedule Back Cover

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Brad Voyles

Kyle Taylor

President

V.P. for Student Development

Director of Athletics

Tim Sceggel

Mark Duble

Meredith Atwood

Associate Director of Athletics

Assistant Director of Athletics

SWA/ Head Athletic Trainer

Brad Clark

Rodney Miller

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Faculty Athletics Representative

Andrew Mindeman Sports Information Director

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ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Dr. J. Derek Halvorson

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NCAA DIVISION III

MEMBERSHIPS

In 2013, Covenant became full members of the NCAA Division III following a four year transitional period from 2009-2013. The largest division, in terms of number of schools and number of participants, is Division III comprised by more than 170,000 student-athletes at 444 mostly smaller institutions. Academics are the primary focus for Division III student-athletes. The division minimizes the conflicts between athletics and academics and keeps student-athletes on a path to graduation through shorter practice and playing seasons, the number of contests, no redshirting and regional competition that reduces time away from academic studies. Student-athletes are integrated on campus and treated like all other members of the general student-body, keeping them focused on being a student first. The college experience is a time of learning and growth — a chance to follow passions and develop potential. For student-athletes in Division III, all of this happens most importantly in the classroom and through earning an academic degree. The Division III experience provides for passionate participation in a competitive athletic environment, in which student-athletes push themselves to excellence and build upon their academic success with new challenges and life skills. And student-athletes are encouraged to pursue their full passions and find their potential through a comprehensive educational experience. The Three D’s: Discover Division III student-athletes are encouraged to pursue their interests and passions beyond the classroom and field of play…to discover themselves. Develop Division III institutions provide an environment that encourages student-athletes to develop into well-rounded adults. Small class sizes, the ability to participate in more than one sport, and an emphasis on participating activities outside of the classroom are all hallmarks of the Division III experience. Dedicate Division III institutions expect student-athletes to dedicate themselves to achieving their potential. Studentathletes must manage their busy schedules, keep up with class work and face the same challenges as the rest of the student-body.

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SCOTS USA SOUTH ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

MEMBERSHIPS

In 2013, Covenant became members of the USA South Athletic Conference. The conference is comprised of schools from Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia. All told, the USA South has 13 full-fledged members along with two associate members (one in women’s lacrosse and one in football). In volleyball and women’s basketball, the conference is split into two divisions (North and South). Covenant plays in the South division in those sports with Huntingdon, LaGrange, Maryville and Piedmont. With the exception of cross country, the top eight teams in the conference regular season standings advance to participate in the conference tournament. For those sports with Division standings, the top three from the South and top five from the North advance to the conference tournament. Full Conference Members: Averett University (Danville, Va.) Covenant College (Lookout Mountain, Ga.) Ferrum College (Ferrum, Va.) Greensboro College (Greensboro, N.C.) Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Ala.) LaGrange College (LaGrange, Ga.) Mary Baldwin College (Staunton, Va.) Maryville College (Maryville, Tenn.) Meredith College (Raleigh, N.C.) Methodist University (Fayetteville, N.C.) North Carolina Wesleyan College (Rocky Mount, N.C.) Piedmont College (Demorest, Ga.) William Peace University (Raleigh, N.C.)

Conference Administration Commissioner: Rita Wiggs President: Jackie Myers Asst. Commissioner: Mike Christie

Associate Members: Agnes Scott College (Decatur, Ga.) - Women’s Lacrosse Christopher Newport University (Newport News, Va.) - Football

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Sara Russell HEAD COACH

Head Coach

Head softball coach Sara Russell will begin her sixth season at the helm of the program in 2014. Russell came aboard the Covenant athletic staff in 2008 to serve as the second coach in the program’s history. Russell arrived at Covenant from Paducah, Ky., where she played and coached at Mid-Continent University, and where her husband, William, served as the baseball coach. William currently works with the Scots baseball staff, assisting head coach Doug Simons, while Sara takes on the coaching duties for the Lady Scots. At Mid-Continent, her 2006 squad went 28-26 overall and 14-8 in conference play and won the conference tournament. Russell was named KIAC Coach of the Year. Russell guided the Lady Scots program to three appearances in the NCCAA National Tournament in 2010, 2011, and 2012. In 2011, Russell coached the Lady Scots to a successful season winning a program record 22 games, concluding with an NCCAA Mid-East Region title, a trip to the NCCAA National Tournament, and the Mid-East Coach of the Year award in 2011. In 2012 the team advanced to the NCCAA World Series yet again following another season with over 20 wins. During her five years at Covenant, Russell has coached 10 NCCAA All-Americans, six AllConference performers, and had a team earn the conference’s Champion of Character award (2009, AAC). Russell grew up in Duncan, British Columbia, where she played on all-star and travel softball teams until she was 18 years old. Her success as a youth included two World Series appearances: 1994 in Portland, Ore., and 1996 in Kalamazoo, Mich. While pitching for a traveling team out of Vancouver, she was invited to Mid-Continent for a recruiting visit and tryout that ended up bringing her to the U.S. for a collegiate career.

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SCOTS In addition to coaching the Lady Scots, Russell also conducts private pitching lessons for youngsters in the local area. She and her husband, William, live in Red Bank, Tenn., with their two daughters.

HEAD COACH

Coaching Record Year College Record 2006 Mid-Continent (Ky.) 28-26 2009 Covenant 18-19 2010 Covenant 13-31 2011 Covenant 22-14 2012 Covenant 21-22 2013 Covenant 6-30

Total: 80-116 in six seasons overall

Contact Information Education e-mail Alma Mater: Mid-Continent (‘05) sara.russell@covenant.edu office phone 706.419.1505

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ASSISTANT COACHES

William Russell Part-time Assistant Coach

William Russell is in his sixth season of assisting with the softball program. In addition to his softball duties, he assists with the baseball program under head coach Doug Simons. He is the husband of head coach, Sara. Russell spent three seasons as the head baseball coach at Mid-Continent University before relocating to Lookout Mountain. Russell played collegiately at Aquinas College and MidContinent. Originally from Clarksville, Tenn., he graduated from Clarksville Academy and Mid-Continent. He and his wife, Sara, reside in Red Bank, Tenn., with their two daughters.

Christine Engbers Part-time Assistant Coach

Christine (Core) Engbers is entering her second year with the Covenant softball program in 2014. Engbers graduated from Covenant in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She played four years under head coach Sara Russell and had a career .335 batting average, fourth best in school history, and ranks second in program history with 162 hits. She was a second-team NCCAA All-American in 2010. She also serves as the co-head coach at Dade County High School in Trenton, Ga. Her Dade County squad won the Georgia High School Association Class AA state championship in 2012 and made another deep run into playoffs this past fall. Engbers, and co-head coach Autumn Steele Sigler, were finalists for the Chattanooga Times Free Press’ annual Best of Preps Coach of the Year Honors this in June of 2013. She is married to current Scots basketball player, Bryant Engbers, and the couple lives in Trenton, Ga.

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Amy Young Part-Time Assistant

Amy Young is entering her seventh year with the Covenant softball program in 2014. Young has worked with the program since its club season in 2007. She worked in the Covenant Financial Aid Office for over five years while working towards her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management. A local player, her playing career began as a member of Chattanooga State’s founding team in the first two years of that program’s history. Young lives with her husband, Dustin, of 16 years and their 15 month-old daughter, Rachel, in Ringgold, Ga.

Beth Harris Volunteer Assistant

Beth Harris begins her second year with the Covenant softball program in 2014. Harris played for head coach Sara Russell for four years and graduated from Covenant in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. During her time at Covenant as a student-athlete, Harris was a two-time NCCAA All-American and is the school’s career leader in several offensive categories including home runs (32), runs batted in (124), batting average (.358), slugging percentage (.660), doubles (29), triples (12) and games played (158). Although she was magnificent on the field, Harris also thrived in the classroom. She was an Appalachian Athletic Conference All-Academic in 2010 and in 2012 earned Great South Athletic Conference All-Academic honors as well as NCCAA Scholar-Athlete accolades. Harris works full-time at FSG Bank in Chattanooga as a marketing consultant. She resides in Chattanooga.

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Coming off a rough 2013 season, the Covenant softball team and sixth year head coach Sara

2014 SEASON PREVIEW

Russell are looking for an improved 2014 campaign. The Lady Scots open the regular season on Saturday with a doubleheader at Berry in Rome, Ga. This season will mark the first for the program in the USA South and as full members of NCAA Division III. Covenant returns nine players from last season’s squad. The team features three seniors, two juniors, four sophomores and four freshmen for Russell. Covenant looks to have a solid batting order in 2014. The Lady Scots return leading hitter Morgan Lane. In her freshman season, Lane was a force at the dish as she compiled a .421 batting average with 18 runs batted in, 13 multi-hit games and one strikeout in 95 at-bats. Lane, a local product from Chattanooga and Girls Preparatory School, was named to the GSAC All-Conference and All-Freshman team for her performance. “Lane has a very strong bat,” said Russell. “I’m looking to see more doubles and home runs out of her this year.” Another .300 hitter from 2013 also returns in senior Chandler Shepherd. A senior from Conyers, Ga., Shepherd missed just one game last season and batted .300 at the leadoff spot. Additionally, Shepherd showed her prowess on the base paths as she stole 24 bases in 25 attempts. The 24 steals was second most for a season in program history. “She is a versatile player who has been improving from day one,” remarked Russell. “She provides strong defense and speed on the bases.” Fellow senior Lauren Johns struggled a bit during her junior year last season, but has shown the ability to hit for a high average and power as she batted .314 with nine extra-base hits and 25 RBIs as a sophomore in 2012. Sophomore Madison Quirk put together a solid rookie season with a .302 average and showed off her defensive ability with six outfield assists. Other returners in the batting order include senior Meagan Hess, junior Morgan Strennen and sophomore Kendall Whann. Four newcomers will look to have an immediate impact for the Lady Scots this season. Headlining the recruiting class is Swainsboro, Ga., native Jordan Brett. Brett played a variety of positions in high school, including shortstop, third base and catcher, and has what Russell describes as a “cannon of an arm and a loaded bat.” Her batting averages in both high school and travel ball hovered around the .600 mark.

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Kaitlyn Sirmons, a product out of Havana, Fla., and Robert F. Munroe High School, adds another good all-around player for Russell with speed on the bases and the ability to play multiple positions. Other newcomers this season are Anna Verwey (Middleburg, Fla.) and Nicole White (Fayetteville, Ga.). Returning to spearhead the pitching is junior Cori Hilt. The Ooltewah, Tenn., native had a difficult 2013 campaign, but still led the team in most pitching categories and was named GSAC Pitcher of the Week during the year. The highlight of the year was Hilt’s five-inning no-hitter against Wesleyan on April 9. The no-no was the fifth in school history but the first time it was accomplished by one pitcher. Two-sport standout Hannah Rogers looks to also see plenty of time in the pitching circle. Rogers, a sophomore from Sutton, Neb., and an outside hitter on the volleyball team, pitched five complete-games last year and went 8.1 innings at Agnes Scott in a 3-2 defeat. The USA South will provide some stiffer competition, but the Lady Scots already have experience playing against the preseason favorite and 13th-ranked Piedmont along with solid programs in Huntingdon and LaGrange. Covenant was picked to finish 11th in the league’s preseason poll. “Entering into a strong conference and we will have to fight tooth and nail to be in the middle of the pack,” said Russell. A program milestone could also be reached this season. Covenant is just eight wins shy of 100 in program history, which dates back to 2008. The Lady Scots will also have a special day on March 29 at home against Wesleyan as the team raises awareness for Cystic Fibrosis. More details will follow.

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PLAYERS


2014 ROSTER

ROSTER No. 3 4 7 9 11 13 15 16 19 22 24 32 33

Name

Madison Quirk Kendall Whann Cori Hilt Lauren Johns Hannah Rogers Meagan Hess Kaitlyn Sirmons Chandler Shepherd Morgan Strennen Anna Verwey Jordan Brett Morgan Lane Nicole White

Year Pos. Ht. So. So. Jr. Sr. So. Sr. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr.

OF OF/SS P 3B/1B P INF IF/OF INF C 1B/3B SS/3B 3B/1B C/OF

Head Coach: Sara Russell (6th Year, Mid-Continent ‘05) Assistant Coaches: William Russell (6th Year) Christine Engbers (2nd Year) Amy Young (7th Year) Beth Harris (2nd Year)

ROSTER FACTS

Seniors: 3 Juniors: 2 Sophomores: 4 Freshmen: 4 Retuning Letterwinners: 9 Most Popular Home State: Georgia (4)

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5’8” 5’8” 5’7” 5’5” 5’11” 5’4” 5’2” 5’6” 5’5” 5’7” 5’5” 5’7” 5’3”

B/T L/L R/R R/R R/R R/R L/R R/R L/R R/R R/R R/R R/R R/R

Hometown/High School

Athens, TN/McMinn County St. Augustine, FL/Atlantic Coast Ooltewah, TN/Guilderland Central Douglasville, GA/Chapel Hill Sutton, NE/Nebraska Christian Laurel, MD/Spencerville Adventist Academy Havana, FL/Robert F. Munroe Conyers, GA/Heritage Severna Park, MD/Severna Park Middleburg, FL/Oakleaf Swainsboro, GA/David Emanuel Academy Chattanooga, TN/Girls Preparatory School Fayetteville, GA/Homeschool

Alphabetical Roster (last name) Brett, Jordan Hess, Meagan Hilt, Cori Johns, Lauren Lane, Morgan Quirk, Madison Rogers, Hannah Shepherd, Chandler Sirmons, Kaitlyn Strennen, Morgan Verwey, Anna Whann, Kendall White, Nicole

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LAUREN JOHNS, Senior 3B/1B • 5’5” • Douglasville, GA Biology Major

MEET THE SCOTS

2013 (Junior): Started 35 games… Batted .216 with six extra-base hits, one home run and 11 RBIs… Had three multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games… Had three hits against Birmingham Southern (March 14). 2012 (Sophomore): Batted .314 and started in 42 games… Had nine extra-base hits and was third on the team with 25 RBIs… Produced an on-base percentage of .415 and slugged at a .398 clip… Had three hits against Point (April 6)... Set a school-record by being hit with 11 pitches during the year. 2011 (Freshman): Played in 16 games, making five starts… Drove in five runs in 22 atbats. High School: Attended Chapel Hill High School… Member of National Honor Society. Personal: Born November 12, 1991 in Douglasville, Ga. … Parents are Mark and Lisa Johns… Has a brother, Tyler, and a sister, Abby… Favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:13…03, Majoring Covenant Softball (Feb 2014)in Biology… Plans to seek a career Career History asIndividual a nurse. Lauren Johns Year

2011 2012 2013 TOTAL

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

.227 16-5 .314 42-42 .216 35-35 .264 93-82

avg

22 118 102 242

1 17 10 28

5 37 22 64

0 8 4 12

0 1 1 2

0 0 1 1

2 25 11 38

5 47 31 83

.227 .398 .304 .343

3 11 5 19

1 11 5 17

4 15 23 42

0 0 1 1

.346 .415 .286 .357

0 2 0 2

1 0 2 3

0-0 5-5 2-3 7-8

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Most times hit by pitch: 1st (17) Most double plays turned: 3rd (10) Most assists: 4th (156) Most errors: 4th (29) Most sacrifice flies: t-5th (2)

po

a

e

fld%

4 5 42 71 53 80 99 156

1 15 13 29

.900 .883 .911 .898

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most times hit by pitch: 1st (11 in 2012) Most double plays turned: t-2nd (5 in 2012) Most assists: 3rd (80 in 2013) Most sacrifice flies: t-3rd (2 in 2012) Most double plays turned: 4th (4 in 2013) Most runs batted in: t-5th (25 in 2012) Most errors: t-5th (15 in 2012)

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MEAGAN HESS, Senior INF • 5’4” • Laurel, MD Art Major • Biology Minor

2013 (Junior): Played in 32 games, starting 30… Scored 12 runs, including three against Wesleyan (April 9)… Stole six bases and walked eight times. 2012 (Sophomore): Played in all 43 games and made 42 starts… Batted .210 with seven RBIs and was second on the team in walks with 21… Was a perfect 17for-17 in stolen base attempts… Had three hits in a game twice during the year, at Wesleyan (March 24) and at Point (April 6). 2011 (Freshman): Played at Washington Adventist University… Named USCAA Pitcher of the Week. High School: Attended Spencerville Adventist Academy… Was a member of a state championship team as a freshman in 2007… Team MVP in 2009 and 2010… Graduated with Highest Honor… Was Class President and Salutatorian. Personal: Born January 20, 1991 in Laurel, Md. … Parents are Jim and Judy Hess… Has two brothers, Zack and Jason… Favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:6-7… Majoring in Art with a minor in Biology… Transferred from Washington Adventist University… Aspires to become a nurse practitioner working in pediatrics… Volunteers at Erlanger Children’s Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) Hospital in Chattanooga and LifeSpring Health Clinic. Individual Career History Meagan Hess Year

2012 2013 TOTAL

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

.210 43-42 .197 32-30 .205 75-72

avg

105 66 171

23 12 35

22 13 35

1 0 1

0 0 0

0 0 0

7 2 9

23 13 36

.219 .197 .211

21 8 29

0 2 2

44 17 61

0 1 1

.341 .303 .327

0 0 0

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Highest stolen base pct.: 4th (.885) Most errors: 5th (26) Most times caught stealing: t-5th (3)

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sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

1 17-17 2 6-9 3 23-26

40 41 81

51 44 95

15 11 26

.858 .885 .871

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most times struck out: 1st (44 in 2012) Highest stolen base pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2012) Most times caught stealing: t-1st (3 in 2013) Most walks: t-2nd (21 in 2012) Most stolen bases: 3rd (17 in 2012) Most stolen base attempts: 3rd (17 in 2012) Most games played: t-3rd (43 in 2012) Most errors: t-5th (15 in 2012)

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CHANDLER SHEPHERD, Senior INF • 5’6” • Conyers, GA English Major • Coaching Minor

MEET THE SCOTS

2013 (Junior): Started and played in 35 games… Batted leadoff in all 35 games and hit .300 with eight RBIs and four extra-base hits… Tallied eight multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games… Stole 24 bases, on 25 attempts, which is second most in program history for one year. 2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 41 games, starting all of them… Drove in 18 runs while batting .230… Was successful on 14-of-15 stolen base attempts… Tied a program record with four stolen bases in a game vs. Spelman (March 21)… Committed just four errors in 131 chances at second base for a .969 fielding percentage. 2011 (Freshman): Played in 18 games, making four starts… Batted .333 with four RBIs in 12 at-bats on the year. High School: Attended Heritage High School… Was an A/B Honor Roll student… Named Team Captain. Personal: Born April 3, 1992 in Atlanta, Ga. … Parents are Rob and Michelle Shepherd… Has one sister, Heidi… Favorite bible verse is Philippians 2… Majoring in English with a minor in Coaching… Deciding between careers in either and conditioning coaching, the Covenant Softball (Feb strength 03, 2014) Individual Career History military, or sports writing… Huge Auburn Tigers fan. Chandler Shepherd Year

2011 2012 2013 TOTAL

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

.333 18-4 .230 41-41 .300 35-35 .268 94-80

avg

12 113 110 235

11 20 28 59

4 26 33 63

0 1 3 4

0 1 1 2

0 0 0 0

3 18 8 29

4 29 38 71

.333 .257 .345 .302

2 7 10 19

0 4 3 7

0 23 25 48

0 2 0 2

.429 .296 .371 .338

0 1 1 2

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Highest stolen base pct.: 2nd (.950) Most stolen bases: 2nd (38) Most stolen base attempts: t-2nd (40) Most sacrifice flies: t-5th (2)

sh

sb-att

0 0-0 3 14-15 2 24-25 5 38-40

po

a

e

fld%

5 6 66 61 42 81 113 148

1 4 19 24

.917 .969 .866 .916

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most stolen bases: 2nd (24 in 2013) Most stolen base attempts: 2nd (25 in 2013) Most assists: 2nd (81 in 2013) Most errors: t-2nd (19 in 2013) Highest stolen base pct.: 3rd (.960 in 2013) Highest stolen base pct.: 5th (.933 in 2012) Most stolen bases: 5th (14 in 2012) Most stolen base attempts: t-5th (15 in 2012) Most double plays turned: t-5th (3 in 2013)

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CORI HILT, Junior P • 5’7” • Ooltewah, TN Psychology Major

2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 26 games and made a team-high 20 starts while compiling a 4-14 record… Threw Covenant’s fifth no-hitter on April 9 in an 18-0 five-inning win at Wesleyan as she struck out six and walked one… Named GSAC Pitcher of the Week on March 13… Led the team in innings pitched with 119.0 and strikeouts with 55. 2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 14 games as a pitcher and 24 overall… In the circle, she went 4-6 on the season with one complete game and one combined shutout… Pitched 52.1 innings and struck out 50… She had 61 at-bats and produced five extra-base hits, including three triples. High School: Attended Guilderland Central High School… Named team MVP in both sophomore and junior seasons… Qualified for All-Region team as a senior… Graduated on the Honor Roll. Personal: Born on April 5, 1993 in Albany, N.Y. … Mother is Tracy Hilt… Has one brother, Nick… Favorite bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11… Majoring Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) in Psychology… Aspires to counsel young people with addictions. Individual Career History Cori Hilt Year

2012 2013 TOTAL Year

2012 2013 TOTAL

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gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

.197 24-22 .258 11-10 .217 35-32

avg

61 31 92

5 3 8

12 8 20

2 1 3

3 0 3

0 0 0

7 2 9

20 9 29

.328 .290 .315

4 1 5

1 0 1

24 2 26

0 0 0

.258 .281 .265

0 0 0

2 0 2

6-6 1-1 7-7

2 9 11

18 35 53

1 5 6

.952 .898 .914

bb

so

2b

3b

hr

bf

bavg

wp

hbp

bk

sfa

sha

21 50 36 55 57 105

14 38 52

1 9 10

2 6 8

278 622 900

.347 .365 .360

14 7 21

6 13 19

0 1 1

2 5 7

7 12 19

era

w-l

6.88 4-6 7.49 4-14 7.30 8-20

app

gs

cg

sho

sv

14 26 40

7 20 27

1 15 16

0/1 1/1 1/2

0 0 0

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Most balks: t-1st (1) Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 2nd (2.99) Most losses: 2nd (20) Most games finished: 2nd (13) Most hits allowed: 2nd (287) Most runs allowed: 2nd (191) Most earned runs allowed: 2nd (139) Most doubles allowed: 2nd (52) Most batters faced: 2nd (900) Most at bats against: 2nd (798) Most wild pitches: 2nd (21) Most hit batters: 2nd (19) Most appearances: 3rd (40) Most shutouts: 3rd (1) Most innings pitched: 3rd (171.1) Most triples allowed: 3rd (10) Most complete games: t-3rd (16) Lowest earned run avg.: 4th (7.30) Lowest opponent batting avg.: 4th (.360) Most strikeouts/9 inn game: 4th (5.52) Most wins: 4th (8) Most games started: 4th (27)

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r

er

52.1 84 56 40 119.0 203 135 99 171.1 287 191 139

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most runs allowed: 1st (135 in 2013) Most earned runs allowed: 1st (99 in 2013) Most hit batters: 1st (13 in 2013) Most games finished: t-1st (7 in 2012) Most doubles allowed: t-1st (38 in 2013) Most balks: t-1st (1 in 2013) Most hits allowed: 2nd (203 in 2013) Most triples allowed: 2nd (9 in 2013) Most stolen bases against: 3rd (46 in 2013) Most triples: t-3rd (3 in 2012) Most losses: t-3rd (14 in 2013) Most home runs allowed: t-3rd (6 in 2013) Most wild pitches: t-3rd (14 in 2012) Most strikeouts/9 inn game: 4th (8.60 in 2012) Most games finished: 4th (6 in 2013) Most hit batters: 4th (6 in 2012) Most appearances: 5th (26 in 2013) Most complete games: 5th (15 in 2013) Most innings pitched: 5th (119.0 in 2013) Most batters faced: 5th (622 in 2013) Most at bats against: 5th (556 in 2013) Most caught stealing by: 5th (6 in 2013)

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MORGAN STRENNEN, Junior C • 5’5” • Severna Park, MD Elementary Education Major

MEET THE SCOTS

2013 (Sophomore): Played and started in 32 games… Had a career-high two hits and two RBIs in a victory at Wesleyan (April 9)… Had two multi-hit games. 2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 22 games, making 12 starts… Of her 12 starts, five came at DH and three were at catcher. High School: Attended Severna Park High School… Was named Maryland Player of the Week… Selected to All-County first and second team… Chosen to represent Maryland in the Queen of Diamonds North & South game… Was a team captain and member of a State championship team… Minds in Motion Award winner… Member of National Honor Society. Personal: Born March 19, 1993 in Baltimore, Md. … Parents are Gregory and Crystal Strennen… Has one sibling, Bradford… Favorite bible verse is Ephesians 2:8-9… Majoring in Elementary Education… Would like to teach internationally and then move on to acquire a Master’s in Education Administration in order to become a principal at an inner city Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) school. Individual Career History Morgan Strennen Year

2012 2013 TOTAL

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ab

r

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2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

.143 22-12 .173 32-32 .163 54-44

avg

42 81 123

9 10 19

6 14 20

2 1 3

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 4 4

8 15 23

.190 .185 .187

6 10 16

2 1 3

13 25 38

0 1 1

.280 .272 .275

0 0 0

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Lowest stolen base against pct.: 2nd (.833) Most passed balls: 3rd (5) Most caught stealing by: 5th (3) Most stolen bases against: 5th (15)

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

0 6-6 1 5-7 1 11-13

46 33 79

3 4 7

1 4 5

.980 .902 .945

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most times caught stealing: t-3rd (2 in 2013)

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MORGAN LANE, Sophomore 3B/1B • 5’7” • Chattanooga, TN Elementary Education Major • Coaching Minor

2013 (Freshman): Named to the GSAC All-Conference and All-Freshman teams… Started and played in 32 games and led the team in batting average at .421 with 18 RBIs and eight extra-base hits while producing 13 multihit games… Had a season-high 10-game hitting streak… Struck out just one time in 95 at-bats… Was named GSAC Player of the Week on March 20 after batting .466 in four games. High School: Attended Girls Preparatory School… Was a member of two state championship teams and two state runner-up teams… Named MVP of the state championship game in 2010 after going 2-for-3 with two RBIs… Voted to the All-State team three consecutive seasons (2010-2012)… Selected to play in Tennessee-Georgia all-star game in 2012… Named FCA Athlete of the Year in 2012. Personal: Born August 5, 1994 in Chattanooga, Tenn. … Parents are Gary and Kellie Lane… Has two sisters, Mary Beth and Courtney… Favorite bible verse is Romans 8:37-39… Majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Coaching.

Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) Individual Career History Morgan Lane

Year

2013 TOTAL

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

.421 32-32 .421 32-32

avg

95 95

13 13

40 40

7 7

1 1

0 0

18 18

49 49

.516 .516

5 5

0 0

1 1

1 1

.450 .450

0 0

0 0

4-5 4-5

25 25

13 13

2 2

.950 .950

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Highest batting avg.: 2nd (.421 in 2013) Highest on base pct.: 5th (.450 in 2013)

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MADISON QUIRK, Sophomore OF • 5’8” • Athens, TN Undeclared Major

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2013 (Freshman): Played and started in all 36 games… Batted .302 with 15 RBIs and nine extra-base hits on the year… Had six outfield assists… Produced eight multi-hit games and two games with three RBIs. High School: Attended McMinn County High School… Was voted Farm Bureau Female Athlete of the Year for McMinn County in 2012… Other awards include; Miss Offense, Student Athlete of the Month, and Lady Cherokee Award winner. Personal: Born June 29, 1994 in Athens, Tenn. … Parents are Jerry and Teresa Quirk… Has one brother, Tanner… Father, Jerry, played golf at Tennessee Wesleyan and brother, Tanner, played baseball at Tennessee Wesleyan… Favorite bible verse is Luke 1:37… Currently undecided on a major… Favorite athlete is Major League Baseball player Freddie Freeman and her favorite team is the Atlanta Braves.

Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) Individual Career History Madison Quirk Year

2013 TOTAL

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Most sacrifice flies: t-5th (2)

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

.302 36-36 .302 36-36

avg

106 106

12 12

32 32

8 8

1 1

0 0

15 15

42 42

.396 .396

3 3

1 1

31 31

0 0

.321 .321

2 2

1 1

4-4 4-4

57 57

6 6

2 2

.969 .969

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Most times struck out: 3rd (31 in 2013) Most sacrifice flies: t-3rd (2 in 2013)

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HANNAH ROGERS, Sophomore P • 5’11” • Sutton, NE Undeclared Major

2013 (Freshman): Pitched in 17 games, starting 13, and threw 61.1 innings… Compiled five complete-games… Pitched 8.1 innings with no walks and allowed just three earned runs in a 3-2 extra-inning loss at Agnes Scott (April 20)… Named GSAC Pitcher of the Week on April 24. High School: Attended Nebraska Christian School… Was an Academic All-State award winner in the spring of 2011 and the fall of 2011… National Honor Society member in 2011-12… Distinguished Christian High School Student award winner in 2010 and 2011… Earned All-Academic honors her senior year… Selected to All-Conference team her junior and senior years. Personal: Born Aug. 5, 1994… Parents are Dan and Kelani Rogers… Has two sisters, Malia and Lydia, and one brother, Jacob… Favorite bible verse is 2 Corinthians 12:9… She is currently undecided on a major… Also a valuable member of the Covenant volleyball program.

Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) Individual Career History Hannah Rogers Year

2013 TOTAL Year

2013 TOTAL

avg

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

fld%

.000 .000

4-3 4-3

3 3

1 1

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

.000 .000

2 2

0 0

2 2

0 0

.400 .400

0 0

0 0

0-1 0-1

1 1

13 13

3 3

.824 .824

era

w-l

app

gs

cg

sho

sv

17 17

13 13

5 5

0/0 0/0

0 0

11.01 1-13 11.01 1-13

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Lowest stolen base against pct.: 3rd (.846) Most games finished: t-4th (4) Most losses: 5th (13) Most complete games: 5th (5) Most hit batters: 5th (5) Most wild pitches: t-5th (6)

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h

r

er

bb

so

2b

3b

hr

bf

bavg

wp

hbp

bk

sfa

sha

61.1 135 61.1 135

ip

96 96

75 75

15 15

21 21

25 25

3 3

4 4

346 346

.426 .426

6 6

5 5

0 0

3 3

6 6

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Fewest walks allowed/9 inn game: 4th (2.20 in 2013) Most earned runs allowed: 4th (75 in 2013) Lowest stolen base against pct.: 4th (.846 in 2013) Most losses: 5th (13 in 2013) Most runs allowed: 5th (96 in 2013) Most hit batters: t-5th (5 in 2013)

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KENDALL WHANN, Sophomore

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OF/SS • 5’8” • St. Augustine, FL Elementary Education Major • History Minor

2013 (Freshman): Started 33 games, 32 of which were in left field, as a freshman… Batted .198 with eight RBIs and a home run… Had a career-high three hits against Wesleyan (April 9)… Had seven outfield assists. High School: Attended Atlantic Coast High School… Earned Honor Roll status in both the 2010-11 and 2011-12 academic years… Was team captain 2011 and 2012… Helped lead her team to a district championship in 2012. Personal: Born September 19, 1994 in Gainesville, Fla. … Parents are Roy and Kellie Whann… Has two brothers, Hunter and Kyle… Favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:13… Majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in History… She hopes to become a fifth grade history teacher and eventually a school principal.

Covenant Softball (Feb 03, 2014) Individual Career History Kendall Whann Year

2013 TOTAL

gp-gs

ab

r

h

2b

3b

hr

rbi

tb

slg%

bb

hbp

so

gdp

ob%

sf

sh

sb-att

po

a

e

.198 33-33 .198 33-33

avg

81 81

10 10

16 16

1 1

1 1

1 1

8 8

22 22

.272 .272

10 10

0 0

23 23

0 0

.280 .280

2 2

0 0

5-6 5-6

30 30

9 9

0 1.000 0 1.000

ALL-TIME RANKINGS: Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000) Most sacrifice flies: t-5th (2)

fld%

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS: Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2013) Most sacrifice flies: t-3rd (2 in 2013)

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JORDAN BRETT, Freshman SS/3B • 5’5” • Swainsboro, GA Biology Major

High School: Attended David Emanuel Academy… Was a Valedictorian and named a scholar athlete… Ranked first in her graduating class with a 4.0 GPA… Athletic honors include being named team MVP and All-Region and All-State honors… Selected as one of her school’s Wendy’s High School Heisman Award winners. Personal: Born May 31, 1995 in Augusta, Ga. … Parents are John and Cindy Brett… Has one sister, Jessica… Uncle, Brantley Harris, played football at the University of Richmond from 1985-89… Favorite bible verse is Colossians 3:23… Majoring in Biology… She aspires to become a pediatric dentist.

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KAITLYN SIRMONS, Freshman INF/OF • 5’2” • Havana, FL Psychology Major • Music Minor

High School: Attended Robert F. Munroe Day School… Earned varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and softball all four years… Female Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2011… Class 2A District 3 All-Academic team in 2012… One of 24 members of Florida’s Academic All-State team in 2013… Various other team awards including Female Athlete of the Year Award in 2012 and 2013. Personal: Born August 23, 1995 in Tallahassee, Fla. … Parents are Don and Donna Sirmons… Has one brother, Thomas… Favorite bible verse is Isaiah 43:2… Majoring in Psychology with a minor in Music… Aspires to be a neurologist.

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ANNA VERWEY, Freshman 1B/3B • 5’7” • Middleburg, FL Psychology Major • Sociology Minor

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High School: Attended Oakleaf High School… Helped lead her team to district championships in 2012 and 2013… Named team offensive MVP in 2012 and 2013… Earned first team All-State for District 5A… Has played with the Jacksonville Bandits summer league team for four years. Personal: Born July 3, 1995 in Orange Park, Fla. … Parents are Mark and Trina Verwey… Has three siblings, John, Craig, and Taylor… Favorite bible verse is Galatians 2:20… Majoring in Psychology with a Sociology minor… Planning on becoming a specialist counselor in psychology.

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NICOLE WHITE, Freshman C/OF • 5’3” • Fayetteville, GA Undeclared Major

High School: Was homeschooled… Played softball four years of softball. Personal: Born July 1, 1994… Parents are Joe and Melody White… Has four siblings, Aron, Alayna, Daniel, and Kyran… Favorite bible verse is 2 Timothy 1:7… Currently undecided on a major.

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After three consecutive trips to the NCCAA Soft-

2013 SEASON IN REVIEW

ball National Tournament, the 2013 version of the Covenant softball team had a tough go of it this season. The Lady Scots finished 6-30 on the year and 5-11 in GSAC play. Playing this season without graduated star players from a season ago, the Lady Scots struggled to find any consistency throughout the year. Covenant won two games in a row just twice on the season. “We lost some key games early in the season due to weather and teams canceling, but in the end we were a talented team that struggled to execute consistently,” said head coach Sara Russell. “We had some close games and unfortunately our record does not depict that fight.” Even with the losses, there were some bright moments that offer hope for the future of the program. Sophomore pitcher Cori Hilt tossed a five-inning no-hitter on April 9 at Wesleyan. In the process, Hilt became the first Lady Scot to pitch a completegame no-no and the no-hitter was the fifth in the six year history of the program. A freshman also broke on to the stage in a big way. Local Chattanooga product Morgan Lane led the Lady Scots in batting with a .421 average to go along with eight extra-base hits, a .516 slugging percentage, and a .450 on-base mark. Remarkably, Lane struck out just one time in 95 at-bats on the year while she drew five walks. Lane was voted to the GSAC All-Freshman team. The seniors did all they could to carry the squad. Catcher Jenni Jobe was named to the All-GSAC team and the NCCAA Mid-East All-Region team after hitting .396 and leading the team with 42 hits, a .538 slugging percentage, and a .467 on-base percentage. Much like Lane, Jobe was also difficult to strikeout as she was set down on strikes only three times in 106 at-bats. Jobe leaves Covenant as the all-time leader in walks after she drew 15 this season.

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Courtney Wagoner also ended her playing career with a solid season. Wagoner batted .369 with three home runs and a team-high 28 RBIs. Her highlight game of the year came on April 9 at Wesleyan as she went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, three RBIs, and two home runs to lead the Lady Scots to a 16-1 rout of the Pioneers. Together Lane, Jobe, and Wagoner combined for 39 games with two or more hits and 18 multi-RBI games. Madison Quirk (freshman) and Chandler Shepherd (junior) both hit over .300 for the season. Quirk came on late in the season to achieve a .302 average, leading the team with eight doubles, while roving center field where she had six outfield assists. Shepherd hit exactly .300 with four extra-base hits and eight RBIs in the leadoff spot. The pitching struggled this season, but showed some signs of improvement along the way. Hilt tossed the no-hitter and led the Lady Scots with four wins. Freshmen Hannah Rogers and Ellie Groenendyk also contributed significantly. Rogers was a tough-luck loser on April 20 when she went 8.1 innings in a 3-2 loss to Agnes Scott. Groenendyk had several outings on the season where she allowed fewer than two runs. Covenant will lose seniors Jobe, Wagoner, and Morgan Booker but with a strong recruiting class coming in, mixed with returning players, the Lady Scots will look for improvement next season as they head into the USA South Conference. “I am looking forward to next year with our returners and the new talent coming in,” added Russell.

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The Automated ScoreBook Statistics Summary for Covenant (as of May 06, 2013) (All games)

Season Stats/Results

Date Opponent

2/15 2/15 2/20 2/20 2/27 2/27 3/1 3/1 3/7 3/7 3/9 3/9 3/14 3/14 *3/16 *3/16 3/22 3/22 *3/27 *3/27 *4/1 *4/1 *4/6 *4/6 *4/9 *4/9 4/10 4/10 *4/13 *4/13 *4/16 *4/16 *4/20 *4/20 P5/1 P5/1

BLUEFIELD BLUEFIELD POINT UNIVERSITY POINT UNIVERSITY BERRY COLLEGE BERRY COLLEGE PIEDMONT COLLEGE PIEDMONT COLLEGE CONCORDIA-ANN ARBOR CONCORDIA-ANN ARBOR at Truett-McConnell at Truett-McConnell at Birmingham-Southern at Birmingham-Southern at Salem College at Salem College #2 EMORY UNIVERSITY #2 EMORY UNIVERSITY AGNES SCOTT AGNES SCOTT HUNTINGDON COLLEGE HUNTINGDON COLLEGE SALEM COLLEGE SALEM COLLEGE at Wesleyan College at Wesleyan College TREVECCA NAZARENE TREVECCA NAZARENE WESLEYAN COLLEGE WESLEYAN COLLEGE at Huntingdon College at Huntingdon College at Agnes Scott at Agnes Scott vs Union University vs Tennessee Temple

* = Conference game P = Postseason

Score L L L L L L L L W L L L L L W L L L L L L L L L W W L L W W L L L L L L

0-11 9-10 1-11 1-6 0-10 2-8 1-3 1-14 9-6 3-5 4-5 3-10 2-8 8-12 9-2 0-6 0-9 0-11 7-9 0-10 2-9 0-12 3-8 4-11 18-0 16-1 4-15 1-8 14-1 15-0 2-10 2-10 3-11 2-3 0-9 1-7

Home: 3-19

Away: 3-9

Player

Morgan Lane Jenni Jobe Courtney Wagoner Madison Quirk Chandler Shepherd Cori Hilt Lauren Johns Morgan Booker Kendall Whann Meagan Hess Morgan Strennen Hannah Rogers Grace Hooper Ellie Groenendyk Totals Opponents

Neutral: 0-2

avg gp-gs 32-32 36-36 34-34 36-36 35-35 11-10 35-35 11-10 33-33 32-30 32-32 4-3 1-0 3-1 .288 36

.421 .396 .369 .302 .300 .258 .216 .200 .198 .197 .173 .000 .000 .000 .390

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ab

Conference: 5-11 h

2b

916 147 264

40

9

81

14

95 106 103 106 110 31 102 30 81 66 81 3 2 0 1031

r

13 29 14 12 28 3 10 4 10 12 10 1 0 1 281

40 42 38 32 33 8 22 6 16 13 14 0 0 0

7 7 7 8 3 1 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0

402

3b

hr

1 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

rbi

0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

bb hbp

18 20 28 15 8 2 11 2 8 2 4 0 0 0

5 15 9 3 10 1 5 4 10 8 10 2 0 1

5 118

83

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Record: 6-30

249

73

h

r

so sb-att 1 4-5 3 6-7 14 6-8 31 4-4 25 24-25 2 1-1 23 2-3 11 1-2 23 5-6 17 6-9 25 5-7 2 0-1 2 0-0 0 1-1 14 179 65-79 20 90 75-85

0 0 2 1 3 0 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 0

LOB - Team (222), Opp (229). DPs turned - Team (13), Opp (6). Player

Cori Hilt Ellie Groenendyk Hannah Rogers Grace Hooper Totals Opponents

era

w-l

7.15 3.23

5.82 4-14 5.96 1-2 8.56 1-13 14.92 0-1

app gs cg sh sv

26 20 15 8 2 1 17 13 5 6 1 0

1 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

6-30

36 36 21

2

0

30-6

36

8

1

36

24

ip

119.0 203 135 22.1 27 21 61.1 135 96 12.2 37 29

er

bb

so

99 19 75 27

36 15 15 7

215.1 402 281 220

73

90

83

179

221.0

264

147

102

55 11 21 3

PB - Team (11), Jobe 6, Strennen 5, Opp (17). SBA/ATT - Jobe (62-71), Hilt (46-52), Groenendyk (13-14), Strennen (13-14), Rogers, H. (11-13), Hooper (5-6). Score by innings Covenant Opponents

1 28 55

2 29 42

3 28 43

4 28 42

5 11 55

6 20 24

7 3 19

8 0 0

9 0 1

Total 147 281

Win-loss breakouts: Day 6-27; Night 0-3; vs Left 0-1; vs Right 6-29; 1-run games 0-3; 2-run games 0-3; 5+run games 5-23; Extra inns 0-1; Shutouts 2-8. Current streak: Lost 6; Longest winning streak: 2; Longest losing streak: 9. Attendance: Home 1120 (avg 50); Away 923 (avg 76); Total 2043 (avg 60).

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A booster is an individual that:

COMPLIANCE

• Promotes Covenant athletics program. • Makes a financial contribution to Covenant athletics or its booster organizations. • Assists in the recruitment of prospects for Covenant. • Provides benefits (e.g., jobs, occasional meals) to enrolled student-athletes. Once a booster.....Always a booster. It is important to remember that once an individual has been identified as a booster, he or she retains that status forever. If you have questions whether you are considered a booster of Covenant Athletics or if you have questions about what you may or may not do as a booster, please feel free to contact the Compliance Office at tim. sceggel@covenant.edu. What is an extra benefit? Fans and boosters may not provide anything to prospects or currently enrolled student-athletes (or their families) without prior approval from the Compliance Office. If a student-athlete and/or his or her family accepts any benefits of special consideration (e.g., transportation, clothing, money, meals, etc.) based on his or her athletic skill, the student-athlete will lose his or her eligibility and Covenant will be subject to NCAA penalties. Extra benefits can include, but, are not limited to: • Money, gifts, clothing, tickets for entertainment, haircut, and use of a car. • Free or reduced-cost room or board anywhere. • Free or reduced-cost merchandise or services. • Use of Athletics Department copy/fax machines, long distance telephone services or free use of a cell phone. • Typing or editing reports, papers, letters, etc. for a student-athlete. • A loan of money or the consigning of a note to arrange a loan. • The sale or trade of complimentary admissions for merchandise, services or debt repayment. • The sale or trade of ANY items a student-athlete has received for his or her participation in athletics (e.g., gear, clothing, awards). This list is not exhaustive. Please refrain from offering prospects and/or current student-athletes and their families and friends anything that is not available to all students or the general public. Any questions or concerns should be directed to: Tim Sceggel Associate Director of Athletics for Compliance & Operations Email: tim.sceggel@covenant.edu or phone: 706.419.1517

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2014 Schedule Date Opponent Location Time 2/15 at Berry Rome, GA 1:00 PM 2/22 MT. ST. JOSEPH Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 2/28 GREENSBORO* Lookout Mountain, GA 12:00 PM 3/1 FERRUM* Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 3/4 BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 3/7 at Meredith* Raleigh, NC 1:00 PM 3/8 at William Peace* Raleigh, NC 1:00 PM 3/12 at Maryville* Maryville, TN 1:00 PM 3/13 at Sewanee Sewanee, TN 1:00 PM 3/15 LAGRANGE* Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 3/18 at Wesleyan (Ga.) Macon, GA 4:00 PM 3/21 at Methodist* Fayetteville, NC 1:00 PM 3/22 at N.C. Wesleyan* Rocky Mount, NC 1:00 PM 3/26 HUNTINGDON* Lookout Mountain, GA 2:00 PM 3/27 SEWANEE Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 3/29 WESLEYAN % Lookout Mountain, GA 2:00 PM 4/1 at Piedmont* Demorest, GA 2:00 PM 4/4 AVERETT* Lookout Mountain, GA 2:00 PM 4/5 MARY BALDWIN* ^ Lookout Mountain, GA 1:00 PM 4/8 at Emory Atlanta, GA 2:00 PM 4/11-12 at USA South Tournament Rocky Mount, NC TBD All dates are doubleheaders Home games in CAPS * denotes USA South game % denotes Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Day ^ denotes Senior Day

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