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Athletes Beyond Bartow update for week ending September 25

Athletes Beyond Bartow

Each week, provides updates on collegiate and professional athletes around the country with connections to Cartersville and Bartow County.

Currently, the community has multiple athletes active on college football, volleyball, soccer, cross country, and tennis rosters. Athletes Beyond Bartow update for the week ending September 25:


QUADRE ALLEN — Tusculum College (DB, Soph., Woodland HS) . . . had five solo tackles and two assists in the Pioneers’ 37-10 home loss Saturday to Newberry College. Tusculum (0-4, 0-2 in the South Atlantic Conference) plays Brevard Saturday, October 1 at home in another conference tilt.

DeANDRE APPLIN — Georgia Military College (DB, Soph., Adairsville HS) . . . made two solo tackles in a 24-12 victory at DuPage Saturday. Applin has 12 tackles through the first five games including a season high five tackles at Navarro in the season opener. GMC (4-1) travels to Hialeah, FL Saturday, October 1 to play ASA Miami.

TREVOR CARLTON — Reinhardt University (LB/S, Soph., Cartersville HS) . . . had three solo tackles, including one for a 4-yard loss in the Eagles’ 62-7 blowout of University of Pikeville (KY) Saturday. Reinhardt (4-0) is ranked 6th in the NAIA and entertains Bluefield College Saturday, October 1.

NOAH FOLEY — Berry College (LB, Freshman, Cass HS) . . . recorded his first official collegiate tackle Saturday in the Vikings conference rout of visiting Sewanee, 41-3. Berry (4-0, 2-0 Southern Athletic Association) travels to Washington (MO) University Saturday night, October 1.

T.L. FORD II — UNC-Charlotte (WR, Jr., Cartersville HS) . . . caught five balls for 92 yards with a long reception of 28 yards Saturday in Philadelphia during a 48-20 loss at Temple. Ford was targeted 11 times in the game. He has 17 receptions for 260 yards and two touchdowns this season. The 49ers (1-3) begin Conference USA play at home Saturday night, October 1 when they host Old Dominion. MILLER FORRISTALL — Alabama (TE, Fr., Cartersville HS) . . . has seen action as a blocking tight end in all four victories this season for the top-ranked Crimson Tide. Alabama blanked visiting Kent State Saturday in Tuscaloosa, 48-0. Up next for the Tide, a home Southeastern Conference game with Kentucky Saturday night, October 1.

DAKOTA HINES — Kentucky Christian University (PK/Punter, Sr., Adairsville HS) . . . successfully connected on all four PAT kicks Saturday, but the Crusaders fell at Bethel (TN) University, 35-28. He also punted six times for a 35.8 yard average, had a long punt of 47 yards, and fumbled on a rushing attempt for three yards. HAYES LINN — Air Force (DB, Sr., Cartersville HS) . . . had three tackles and broke up two passes in the Falcons’ 27-20 Mountain West Conference win at Utah State. Linn has started each game for the Falcons and now has ten tackles and three PBUs. Air Force (3-0, 1-0) entertains Navy Saturday afternoon, October 1.

JAMAR POSEY — Birmingham Southern College (OL, Jr., Woodland HS) . . . saw action in a 36-21 home loss to Washington (MO) University Saturday. The Panthers (1-3, 1-1 Southern Athletic Association) play at Chicago University Saturday, October 1.

MARK QUATTLEBAUM — UNC-Charlotte (SL, R-Soph., Cartersville HS) . . . made a first down reception for three yards Saturday in the second quarter of a 48-20 loss in Philadelphia to Temple. The catch was Quattlebaum’s second of the season. UNCC (1-3) begins Conference USA play at home Saturday night, October 1 when the 49ers host Old Dominion.

SHELBY TOWNSEND, JR — Georgia Southern University (TE, R-Soph., Woodland HS) . . . saw action in the Eagles’ 49-31 non-conference loss at Western Michigan. GSU (3-1, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference) returns to conference play Wednesday, October 5 at 8pm on ESPN2 at Arkansas State.

HIRAM VELEZ — Troy University (Jr., WR, Adairsville HS) . . . had two receptions for six yards in the Trojans’ conference opening blowout of New Mexico State Saturday at home. Velez now has five receptions for 71 yards this season that includes a 47-yard touchdown. Troy (3-1, 1-0 Sun Belt Conference) travels to Moscow, ID Saturday, October 1 for another SBC game at University of Idaho.


MADISON BENNETT — North Greenville University (Defender, Fr., Woodland HS) . . . started as a midfielder and played 31 minutes of a 4-0 home conference loss to Limestone College Saturday. She also played 53 minutes in a 3-1 loss at Columbia International University September 19. NGU (1-7 overall, 0-4 in Conference Carolinas) plays at Brevard College Tuesday and at King University on Saturday, October 1.

MALLARY HEDDEN — Armstrong State University (Midfielder/Defender, Jr., Cass HS) . . . played 23 minutes and recorded an assist in the Pirates 8-0 home conference win September 21 over Francis Marion. She then started and played 44 minutes of a 1-1 Peach Belt Conference draw at Young Harris College Saturday afternoon. Armstrong State (5-1-1 overall, 2-0-1 PBC) has conference matches at USC-Aiken Wednesday night and at home Saturday, October 1 against University of Montevallo.

HALEY PITTMAN — Life University (Forward, Fr., Adairsville HS) . . . started at forward for the Running Eagles in a 7-0 loss at 6th-ranked Lindsey Wilson. It was Life’s first match in 20 days since their 3-2 OT win over LaGrange College. Sunday, Pittman was credited with one shot on goal and was called for one penalty in a 5-2 home loss to Middle Georgia State University. Life (2-6) travels to Lebanon, TN to take on 16th-ranked Cumberland University Friday and will host Georgetown (KY) College Saturday, October 1.

CODY WEST — Duquesne University (Defender, R-Jr., Cass HS) . . . took one shot on goal and played all 93 minutes of the Dukes’ 1-0 overtime victory at Cleveland State University September 20 in Cleveland, OH. He again played all 90 minutes Saturday in a 1-0 win over Robert Morris University. Duquesne (5-2) travels to Annapolis, MD Tuesday night to open Atlantic 10 Conference play at Navy and will host University of Buffalo Saturday, October 1 in a non-conference match.


KATIE O’CONNOR — Western Carolina University (Middle Blocker, Jr., Cartersville HS) . . . had three kills and four block assists in a straight sets loss at UNC-Asheville September 20 and had four kills and a pair of blocks in a straight sets conference win over The Citadel Sunday. The Catamounts are 6-8, 1-0 in the Southern Conference and continue conference play at Furman Friday night, September 30. The Catamounts host Samford Saturday afternoon, October 1.


ROGER HERRERA — Reinhardt University (Sr., Cartersville HS) . . . ran 95th of 380 at the Atlanta Track Club’s Wingfoot Classic 5K in a time of 19:36. Reinhardt runs next at the Royals XC Classic October 7 in Charlotte, NC.

JAISON MORNING — Valdosta State University (Soph., Cass HS) . . . placed 13th overall among non-Division I participants in the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational Saturday in Gainesville, FL. Morning’s time of 26:54 in the 8K race led the Blazers who placed sixth of twelve teams in the non-DI division. Saint Leo University won the division and was also fourth overall among all teams, including 11 Division I teams. VSU runs again Saturday, October 1 at the University of Alabama-Huntsville Invitational.


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