At the Next Level: Jones selected All-American; Marosites records 19th double-double

Published 7:38 am Thursday, March 7, 2019

This week, the NCCAA released its DII awards and making the list was former Hampton Bulldog Coby Jones.
Jones was selected to the First Team All-Americans.
Jones award comes after the sophomore led the Johnson University Royals to the NCCAA DII Mid-East Regional title after he posted a team-high 19 points during the Royals’ 84-78 win over Great Lakes Christian College. Jones was also selected the Mid-East Regional Tournament MVP.
The Royals now turn their attention to the NCCAA DII National Tournament.
Brickey blasts 3-run dinger 
It may have been a loss for the Walters State Lady Senators as they fell to Chattanooga State Community College, 12-7 Saturday, but for former Elizabethton Lady Cyclones Lauren Brickey, the game contained a big moment for the freshman.
Brickey connected on a 3-run homer. It was Brickey’s second home run out of 35 plate appearances. She also has recorded 11 RBIs and 10 hits so far this season.
Brickey is joined at Walters State by former Happy Valley Lady Warrior, Emily Whitaker. So far this season, Whitaker, who plays in the infield for the Lady Senators, has accounted for 18 putouts and 21 assists.  This year, Whitaker has a .929 field percentage.
Whitaker, Brickey, and the Lady Senators will be back on the diamond this Friday at Jackson State Community College.
Tuelle, Camels pick up Saturday win
This past, weekend the Campbell University Camels women’s basketball team topped Winthrop, 76-67, in a Big South victory.
Former Hampton standout, Shyanne Tuelle, hit double digits in the win. Tuelle collected 12 points as she went 3-of-5 from outside.
Campbell University continued Big South play Wednesday night at USC Upstate.
Marosites records 19th double-double in win over Newberry
In a 63-61 comeback win over Newberry this past Saturday, former Lady Cyclones Kayla Marosites rocked put to 24 points and 12 rebounds for her 19th double-double on the season.
The Lady Eagles are 22-6 overall and 15-5 in conference play.
Carson-Newman took on Lincoln Memorial University in the quarterfinals of the SAC Women’s Basketball Championship Wednesday night.

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