FOOTBALL: Memphis’ Henderson, Carson-Newman’s Coats earn TSWA weekly awards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – University of Memphis running back Darrell Henderson and Carson-Newman’s Temoris Coats were named the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association for their efforts in contests from September 17-23.
Henderson rushed for 188 yards on 22 carries, scoring a pair of touchdowns in the Tigers’ win over South Alabama. The Batesville, Miss., native leads FBS in all-purpose yards per game (225.75), yards per carry (12.22), total rushing yards (709) and rushing yards per game (177.3) through four contests for UM, including a pair of 200-yard outings. The junior added two catches for 34 yards against the Jaguars.
Coats posted a career-high 13 tackles with 1.0 tackles for loss for Carson-Newman at Newberry College. The Greenwood, S.C., native recorded five solo stops and made five tackles in the third quarter and four in the first period. The Eagles defense limited Newberry to just 299 yards of total offense and one offensive touchdown in a 23-3 loss.
Coats leads the club with 43 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sacks through four games this season.
2018 TSWA FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
September 5 – Brady White, Memphis (Offense); Aaron White, Cumberland University (Defense)
September 11 – Dresser Winn, UT Martin (Offense); Temoris Coats, Carson-Newman (Defense)
September 19 – Jordan Shippy, Tusculum University (Offense); Alonzo Houston, Carson-Newman (Defense)
MEN’S SOCCER: Carson-Newman’s Karlsen named TSWA award winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Tobias Karlsen earned Tennessee Sports Writers Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades, registering four goals with a hat trick in two matches for the Eagles.
The Kongsvinger, Norway, native netted the game-winner in the 60th minute in a 3-2 victory at Lincoln Memorial on an assist from Jonny Le Quesne. The junior posted his third career hat trick against Coker College, scoring in the fifth, 23rd and 32nd minutes to put the Eagles ahead, 3-0, in a 4-1 win.
Karlsen has six goals this season for Carson-Newman.
2018 MEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
September 5 – Harry Baggaley, Tennessee Wesleyan
September 11 – Ashley Keylnack, Carson-Newman
September 19 – Austin Vinyard, Maryville College
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Carson-Newman’s Mosengo garners TSWA weekly honor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carson-Newman’s Magda Mosengo netted five goals with one assist in a pair of matches for the Eagles, earning the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Women’s Soccer weekly honor.
The London, England, native scored just 71 seconds into the match at Lincoln Memorial and put Carson-Newman ahead, 4-2, with another goal in the 62nd minute. The senior netted three goals with an assist versus Coker College, scoring twice in 36 seconds in the 54th minute to help the Eagles break open what was a 1-0 lead at the half.
Mosengo assisted on a Holly Talbut-Smith score in the 55th minute and posted her final goal in the 62nd minute. She has eight goals and three assists in seven matches this season.
2018 WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
September 5 – Miya Lennon, Middle Tennessee
September 11 – Hannah Tillett, Middle Tennessee
September 19 – Rebecca Holloway, Cumberland University
VOLLEYBALL: Maryville’s Sidner named TSWA Player of the Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Maryville College’s Brianne Sidner was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association’s Volleyball Player of the Week, registering 57 kills, 42 digs and 10 service aces in five matches for the Scots.
The Marietta, Ga., native collected nine kills and 15 digs in a five-set loss at Covenant College and recorded 14 kills, nine digs and three service aces versus Johnson University.
The junior outside hitter added 18 kills, seven digs and two aces at Guilford College and finished the week with 12 kills, eight digs, three aces and two block assists in a five-set win at Emory & Henry. Sidner leads the Scots with 111 kills (2.71 per set) and has 98 digs (2.39 per set), 19 service aces and 15 total blocks this season.
2018 TSWA WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
September 5 – Hannah Flowers, Memphis
September 11 – Meredith Boone, Maryville College