Three Saint Augustine’s football players were honored Tuesday by the CIAA: Running back Roderick Davenport was named offensive back of the week, punter/kicker Michael Lima was selected special teams player of the week and wide receiver Claytin Lewis was chosen rookie of the week.
Davenport rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns on 32 carries and caught two passes for 29 yards against Virginia State as the Falcons nearly rallied from a 28-point deficit in a 42-35 loss to the reigning Northern Division champions.
Lima averaged 50 yards per punt including a school-record 75-yarder. He was 5-for-5 on extra-point attempts and averaged 56.6 yards per kickoff.
Lewis caught four passes for 126 yards, including a 64-yard touchdown on the game’s third play. He has been chosen top rookie three times.
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Campbell: Already the Pioneer League’s special teams player of the week, Isaiah Howard was named national kick returner of the week by the College Football Performance Awards.
Howard returned a third-quarter kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown in Campbell’s 31-24 victory against Morehead State.
Howard, also starting a cornerback, made two tackles.
Swimming and diving
N.C. State: Derek Hren and Rachel Mumma were honored for their solid performances at the All-North Carolina Invitational this past weekend.
Hren, ACC male swimmer of the week, finished first in the 100 breaststroke and second in the 200 individual medley and 200 breast. His time in the 100 breast is the fifth-fastest in the country.
Mumma, ACC female diver of the week, finished first overall in the 1- and 3-meter competitions and recorded two NCAA Zone scores.
N.C. State: The Wolfpack “A” team picked up the 51st team championship in program history Tuesday, earning a nine-stroke victory at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate.
David Cooke tied for medalist, shooting a career-best 4-under 67 in the third round. The individual title is the first in Cooke’s career and marks the 87th time a Wolfpack golfer has finished first in a competition.
N.C. State’s “Red” team placed eighth among the 18 teams. The second group of Wolfpack golfers was led by freshman Carter Simon, who tied for 11th with a three-round score of 2-over 215.
UNC: Freshman William Register was selected Golfweek’s national player of the week following his play at the Primland Collegiate Invitational last week.
Register shot 17-under 199 to set the school record for all-time individual tournament score and all-time individual tournament score vs. par.