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    Albert A. Rowe Inducted into SAPC Athletic Hall of Fame
From: Staff Reports
The fact that Albert A. Rowe played
three sports at Presbyterian Junior College in
the late 1940’s is not unusual. Many college
athletes played multiple sports. But his
accomplishment was that he excelled at all three
- football, basketball, and baseball.
For his athletic prowess and community
service following college, Rowe will be
inducted Friday night into the St. Andrews Ath
letic Hall of Fame. His induction will
come during the annual alumni awards banquet
as a part of alumni weekend at St
Andrews. More than 600 people are expected to
visit during the weekend.
In football, Rowe played left halfback in
the single wing formation and was an
excellent runner and passer He once ran 60
yards for a touchdown against Edwards
Military Institute in 1948
In basketball, he was an excellent play-
maker and ball handler, leading the team in
assists both years.
In baseball, he was a starting pitcher
with an excellent fastball and curveball He
had a great winning record and played other
positions in the infield when not pitching He
was also a talented hitter with a better than 300
batting average each year
In addition to playing 3ports at PJC,
Rowe was also a council member for the Phi
Theta Kappa Chapter, vice president of student
government, and a member of the Block
P Club. Following his time at PJC, he went on
to letter in baseball for two years at
Presbyterian College, graduating in 1951. He
also coached the college’s jay vee basketball
team for one year
He served in the US Air Force for two
years and was then honorably discharged
He was employed by Westinghouse
Credit Corporation for 34 years, retiring as
the Senior Vice President in the Atlanta Region
He then became vice president for
Central Southern Bank in Milledgeville, Ga ,
for six years.
Like many graduates of PJC, Flora Mac
donald, and St. Andrews, Rowe also
shows a strong community spirit For three
years, he served on the board of directors for
Milledgeville Country Club including the last
year as president. He and his wife of 52
years, Eva Wilmore Rowe, have three children
and six grandchildren.
Men’s Lacrosse Advance in Tourny
From; Staff Reports
Junior Nate Hull made 13 saves in the
second half keeping visiting No. 5 seed Lees-
McRae College off the scoreboard in the final
30 minutes as No. 4 seed St. Andrews Presby
terian College won its first round Conference
Carolinas Men’s Lacrosse Tournament game,
10-4, on Tuesday afternoon at Knights Field.
The Knights, who improved to 4-12 on
the season, will face No. 1 seed and tourna
ment host Limestone College in the conference
semifinals on Friday morning at 11:00 p.m. in
Gaffney, S.C. The Saints are also ranked No. 3
in the nation. The Bobcats are eliminated from
the tourney with a 3-9 record.
Hull picked up his third win of the
season making 18 total saves on the garpe while
limiting Lees-McRae to just four goals.
Senior attack Cole Howell (St. Albert,
Alberta, Canada) scored four goals and added
two assists to lead the Knights offensively with
his six-point performance. Junior attack John
Holt (Montclair, Va.) added a season-high two
goals in his first start of the season
St. Andrews scored the first four goals
of the game and led for the remainder of the
game. A late give-away in the first quarter al
lowed Lees-McRae to final score its first goal
of the game as junior Kirk Rogers (Casselberry,
Fla.) scored with 4.5 seconds left in the opening
The Bobcats kept the momentum head
ing into the second quarter as sophomore Matt
Markey (Burlington, N.C.) scored on an extra
man opportunity just 12 seconds into the stanza.
Sophomore Brandon Marks (Durham, N C.)
netted another Bobcats goal just two minutes
later to pull the visitors to within one, 4-3
Howell broke up the run by Lees-
McRae with his third goal of the game for his
fifth hat trick on the season. Junior Madison
Thompson/Durham, N.C.) responded with a
goal at the 5:45 mark in ^e second to'cut the
deficit to one-tally.
However, that was the last time the
Bobcats found the back of the Knights net as
Hull kept Lees-McRae scoreless for the last 35
minutes of game time Hull had six saves in the
third and seven stops in the fourth while St An
drews scored a pair of goals in each quarter to
coast to the next round with a six-goal victory.
SAPC held a slim 34-31 shot advantage
while LMC grabbed a 41-40 ground ball edge.
The Bobcats were l-for-4 on the EMO while
the Knights were O-for-2. Lees-McRae won 9-
of-16 face offs.
Sophomore Kyle Camaggio (Pasadena,
Md.) provided the Knights with one goal and
one assist. A trio of freshman Knights netted
one goal including Chris Michela (Oak Hill,
Va ), Ryan Hauswirth (Crownsville, Md ), and
Fred Parsons (Glen Burnie, Md.)
Junior Kyle Loda (Vienna, Va.) dished
out two helpers for the Knights while classmate
Marcus Kirby (Greensboro, N .C.), who won 6-
of-11 face otTs, handed out one assist. Freshman
Nick Lewnes (Arnold, Md.) also had one assist
Bobcats’ freshman goalie Andy Nesdill
(Phoenix, Ariz.) made 11 saves including eight
in the second half in the loss. Marks had a team-
high two points with one goal and one assist.
Five Knights named All-Conference for Men’s Lacrosse
From: Staff Reports
Freshman Nick Lewnes (Arnold, Md.)
was named the 2008 Conference Carolinas
Freshman of the Year and a second-team All-
Conference honoree to highlight St. Andrews
Presbyterian College award winners announced
by the conference office on Monday. A total of
five Knights were recognized by the league as
All-Conference performers.
Lewnes averaged 1.1 goals per game in
his freshman season to be named the Confer
ence Carolinas Freshman of the Year Lewnes
ranks second at SAPC with 15 goals, 9 assists,
and 24 points. Lewnes had two goals in five
games in 2008 while also posting four point
performances in a trio of games.
Lewnes becomes the second Knight in
three years to be named the Freshman of the
Year (Nate Hull was the Deep South Confer
ence Freshman of the Year in 2006).
Senior attack Cole Howell (St. Albert,
Alberta, Canada) became a two-time All-Con-
ference selection as the only Knight to make
the first team All-Conference list. Howell led
St. Andrews in every offensive category includ
ing 34 goals, 17 assists, and 51 points. Howell
ranks sixth in the conference with 2.27 goals
per game and 3 .4 points per game. Howell also
ranks ninth in the league with 1.13 assists/game.
Howell scored in 15 of 16 games so far in 2008
including a six goal outburst against Seton Hill
and an eight-point performance against Saint
Junior middie Kyle Loda (Vienna, Va.)
joins Lewnes on the All-Conference Second
Team list. Loda earns his first All-Conference
award after ranking third on the team with 14
goals, 8 assists, and 22 points. Loda had a quar
tet of two goal games and had a season-high,
four-point game against Saint Michael’s. Loda
scored the game-winning goal against Pfeiffer
Junior face off specialist Nathan Young
(Hilliard, Ohio) was recognized on the All-
Conference Honorable Mention list. Young
took most of the Knights face offs throughout
the season winning a remarkable 60.3-percent.
Young led St. Andrews with 143 face off victo
ries and 108 ground balls. Young had a sea
son-high 22 face off wins and 17 ground balls
against Belmont Abbey.
Junior defender Parker Ferguson
(Greensboro, N.C.) joined Young on the All-
Conference Honorable Mention list. Ferguson
started 12 games for the Knights on defense
and ranks fourth on the team with 27 ground
balls. Ferguson was St. Andrews most penalized
player in 2008 because of his aggressive play
Conference Carolinas All-Conference
Men’s Lacrosse Teams were determined by vote
from each Head Coach of participating insti
tutions. Nominations are collected and then
voted upon by ballot and tallied to determine
First Team, Second Team, Honorable Mention
Team, Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year,
and Coach of the Year award winners. Awards
will be presented at the Conference Tournament
Championships hosted by Limestone College
in Gaffney, S.C. at this weekend’s conference
championship. Quarterfinal games will be
played Tuesday at higher seeded teams before
semifinal games Friday and championship finals
Sunday at Limestone. This year’s award win
ners are as follows:
All-Conference First Team:
Brendan Storrier - Limestone
Allen Vaughn - Limestone
Cole Howell - St Andrews
Justin Haworth - Limestone
Eddie Gouriey - Pfeiffer
Cory Thomas - Queens
Teddy Prager- Limestone
Matt Pinder - Limestone
Mike Piccin - Limestone
Hunter Roof - Queens
Mark Kelske - Belmont Abbey
All-Conference Second Team:
Michael Brown - Belmont Abbey
Nick Mezzanotte - Queens
Chad Olsen - Pfeiffer
CJ Ciaravino- Limestone
Kyle Ficken - Lees-McRae
Kyle Loda - St Andrews
Nick Lewnes - St. Andrews
Spencer Wims - Limestone
Tristan Keas - Belmont Abbey
Anthony LaMarca - Pfeiffer
James Touhy - Limestone
All-Conference Honorable Mention:
Stephen LeBlanc - Queens
Brock Spilker - Limestone
Ethan Young - St. Andrews
Murray Forbes - Queens
Parker Ferguson - St Andrews
Player of the Year:
Brendan Storrier - Limestone
Freshman of the Year:
Nick Lewnes - St. Andrews
Coach of the Year:
Jim Dietsch - Belmont Abbey

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