Mosby and CTCC teammates off to winning start; other locals contributing for collegiate programs
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CROSS COUNTRY SPENCER FIELDS — Rhodes College (Fr., Kingston, GA; Darlington School) … ran 173rd of 278 qualifiers at the 2015 NCAA D-III National Championship Saturday, November 21 at Lake Breeze in Winneconne, Wisconsin. His 8k time was 25:54.9. Fields qualified as an individual runner for the National Championships by placing ninth at the South/Southeast Regional at Kernstown Battlefield in Virginia.
KATIE O’CONNOR — Western Carolina (MB, Soph., Cartersville HS) … posted 12 kills on .429 hitting percentage in addition to six blocks in a four-set, Southern Conference tournament victory over The Citadel. The Catamounts were later eliminated by top-seed Chattanooga in straight sets in the tournament quarterfinals. Against UTC, O'Connor recorded six kills and a block. WCU finished 12-22 overall and 6-12 in the Southern Conference.
ELISE HART — Air Force Academy (Soph., Sprint-Free/Fly/Back, Cartersville HS) … was on the Falcons’ 4th place 200 yard freestyle relay team, the 5th place 200 yard medley relay team, and the 13th place 400 yard medley relay team at the Purdue Invitational November 20-22 in West Lafayette, IN. She also finished 13th in the 100 yard butterfly, 24th in the 100 yard backstroke, and 25th in the 50 yard freestyle. The team finished fifth behind Purdue, Notre Dame, Wyoming, and Florida International. The Falcons finished ahead of Missouri State, Southern Illinois, and University of San Diego. Their next meet is December 2-5 in Seattle, WA at the USA Swimming Nationals. MATTHEW SINIARD — Berry College (Sr., Free/Fly sprints, Cartersville HS) … was a member of the 13th place 200 yard medley relay team, the 14th place 400 yard medley relay team, and 16th place 200 yard freestyle relay team at the Brenau Invitational November 20-21. He also placed 37th in the 100 yard freestyle, 38th in the 100 yard butterfly, 46th in the 50 yard freestyle in Gainesville. The Vikings travel to Savannah December 3-5 to the Savannah College of Art & Design Invitational.
EVAN COLE — Cumberland University (Soph., 149 Wt. Class, Cartersville HS) … went 1-2 at the Wolfpack Duals in Raleigh, NC November 21. He had a win over his Anderson University opponent, but suffered losses to NC State and UNC-Pembroke. The Bulldogs also went 1-2 as a team. Their next meet will be at home December 1 against Limestone College. Cumberland will close out the December portion of their schedule December 13 at the 9th annual Newberry College Duals. VASSIL, GERRY -- Belmont Abbey College (Jr., 197 Wt. Class, Cartersville HS) … lost his match as the Crusaders suffered a 29-15 defeat at Limestone College November 19. Belmont Abbey slipped to 1-2 overall and 0-2 in the ECAC. The Crusaders will be back on the mats November 25 to square off with Truett-McConnell, Brewton-Parker, and West Virginia Tech at Brewton-Parker College.
KAELYN IRBY — Gadsden State CC (Soph., G, Cartersville HS) … has averaged 15.2 points per game, 4.4 rebounds per game, and 3.4 assists per game through GSCC’s first six games. She has scored in double figures four times with a season high of 22 points. GSCC is 2-4 and plays at Chattahoochee Tech December 9 before hosting Wallace-Selma December 12.
MAYA JONES — Gadsden State CC (Soph, F, Cartersville HS) … averaging 2 points and 1.4 rebounds per game. GSCC travels to Chattahoochee Tech December 9 and hosts Wallace-Selma December 12.
MORGAN JONES — Gadsden State CC (Soph., F, Cartersville HS) … averaging 6.5 points and 5 rebounds per game for GSCC as they have started the year with a 2-4 record. They play at Chattahoochee Tech December 9 and host Wallace-Selma December 12.
MARISSA DUBOSE — Gadsden State CC (Soph., F/C, Woodland HS) … averaging 1.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1 assist per game. GSCC is 2-4 and plays at Chattahoochee Tech December 9 before hosting Wallace-Selma December 12.
RYAN DAVIS -- Chattahoochee Tech CC (So., G, Cartersville HS) ... averaging 13.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.1 assists through the Golden Eagles’ first seven games. CTCC is 6-1 overall and will host BC Howren November 29 and Combine Academy-ATL November 30.
A.J. MOSBY -- Chattahoochee Tech CC (So., G, Cartersville HS) … averaging 19.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4 assists per game for the 6-1 Golden Eagles. He is shooting over 53 percent from the field and 85 percent from the free throw line. CTCC hosts BC Howren November 29 and Combine Academy-ATL November 30
COREY TOBIN -- Chattahoochee Tech CC (So., G, Cartersville HS) ... averaging 7 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 4.3 assists through CTCC’s first seven games. Chattahoochee Tech is scheduled to host BC Howren November 29 and Combine Academy-ATL November 30.
STEPHANIE KUHRT -- Reinhardt University (So., G, Adairsville HS) ... averaging 2.3 points, 0.8 rebounds, and 0.5 assists and steals while appearing in four games. She is averaging over 17 minutes per game as the Lady Eagles have started the season 2-4 overall and 0-2 in the Appalachian Athletic Conference. Reinhardt has recent losses to Point University and Bryan College. The Eagles travel to Young Harris College Nov. 24, host Middle Georgia State November 30 and play at Milligan College December 2.
SYDNEY BOYD — Brewton-Parker College (Fr., G, Woodland HS) … averaging 4.8 points per game, 1 rebound, and 0.3 steals through the Lady Barons' first eight games. BPC won 76-73 at Voorhees College Nov. 14, lost 77-76 to Bethel University Nov. 20. and lost to Martin-Methodist 68-52 Nov. 21. The Barons play at Lander University Nov. 24 and host Thomas University Nov. 30.
ASHLEY HUSKINS — University of the Cumberlands (Fr., F, Cass HS) .. averaging 5.4 points and 6 rebounds per game through the Lady Patriots first five games. They are 5-0 and host Midway University November 25 before traveling to Lincoln Memorial University November 28.
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