Jones earns first college interception
Published 9:37 pm Monday, September 8, 2008
By By KEVIN TRAVIS
Jamont Jones came up with the first interception of his college career on Saturday, coming in Lenoir-Rhyne’s 28-10 win over Concord.
The former Washington Pam Pack standout, a freshman with the Bears, earned his first pick with 21 seconds to play in the fourth quarter. Jones returned the interception 15 yards.
In two games, Jones has one interception, one tackle and one punt return that was good for eight yards.
The Bears (2-0) play host to Davidson College on Saturday.
Wilson records first sack
C.J. Wilson, who led the East Carolina Pirates in sacks a year ago, picked up his first of the season in Saturday’s 24-3 win over No. 8 West Virginia.
Wilson, a former star with the Northside Panthers, finished with 1.5 sacks and five tackles in the contest.
The defensive end has 1.5 sacks, one quarterback hurry, eight tackles and two tackles-for-loss in two games.
The Pirates (2-0) open Conference USA play at Tulane on Saturday.
Daniels has quiet day
Travis Daniels ran for three yards on three carries in UNC-Pembroke’s 21-9 win over Davidson on Saturday.
The freshman, a former standout at Washington High School, added one reception for 13 yards.
In two games, Daniels has rushed for 21 yards on six carries. He’s caught two passes for 32 yards.
The Braves (2-0) play at Wingate on Saturday.
Marable has four tackles
Jeremiah Marable, who returned a block punt for a touchdown in his first college game last week, had four tackles for Elizabeth City in a 41-29 loss to Catawba.
The former Southside High School star has six tackles and the blocked punt return for a score, which went for 25 yards, in two games.
The Vikings (1-1) travel to Tusculum on Saturday.
Palmer nets four takedowns
Greg Palmer, a former standout at Northside High School, picked up four tackles for Chowan College in a 13-0 loss to Saint Paul’s on Saturday.
Palmer has recorded six tackles in two games for the Hawks.
Chowan (0-2) plays host to Brevard College on Saturday.
Hyman snags a pick
Kenneth Hyman, a former standout with the Roanoke Redskins, came up with an interception in his first college game.
The freshman for Guilford College picked off the pass in a 22-12 win over Greensboro on Saturday. Hyman, who started at cornerback, also recorded three tackles.
The Quakers (1-0) play host to Methodist on Saturday.
Rodgers records seven tackles
Nigel Rodgers, a former standout at Washington High School, finished with seven tackles, including one for a loss, for North Carolina Wesleyan in Sunday’s 33-23 loss to Hampden-Sydney.
Rodgers also had one pass break-up for the Bishops (0-1), who were playing their season opener.
Wesleyan plays at Widener University on Saturday.
Cahoon gets a sack
Micke’l Cahoon recorded half a sack and finished with 1.5 tackles for the North Carolina Wesleyan Bishops in Sunday’s loss to Hampden-Sydney.
Cahoon is a former standout at Creswell High School.
Beddard playing soccer
Ryne Beddard, a former standout at Washington High School, is a member of the Johnson Bible College men’s soccer team.
The team, off to a 1-2 start, plays at Kentucky Christian on Saturday.