Carlisle named Tornado Athlete of the Week

Big man averaged 10.3 ppg in three games last week

The Brevard College Sports Information Department is proud to announce that Sam Carlisle has been named Tornado Athlete of the Week for the 17th week of the 2008-09 athletic season. Carlisle won a very close race, earning 13 of 39 votes, or 33.3%.

Carlisle (Raliegh, N.C.) played big for Brevard last week in three games. Monday in a 98-90 overtime win over Montreat, Carlisle scored six points and pulled down five rebounds. Wednesday, Carlisle scored 15 points, pulled down six rebounds and blocked two shots in a 71-44 loss at Lenoir-Rhyne. Saturday, the 6'10" junior center capped his week with ten points and three rebounds in a 79-69 loss to Lincoln Memorial.

On the week, Carlisle averaged 10.3 ppg and 4.7 rpg. On the season, the junior averages 9.3 ppg and 6.3 rpg. Brevard is 8-5 (1-3 South Atlantic Conference).

The Tornado Athlete of the Week is determined by a fan poll on the frontpage of Candidates for the Tornado Athlete of the Week award are announced and voting opens every Saturday night at 10 p.m. Voting closes on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

Week 1
- Brooke Seaman, Volleyball
Week 2 - Bailey Varley, Women's Soccer
Week 3 - Rebecca Schoonover, Volleyball
Week 4 - Nikki Peacock, Women's Soccer
Week 5 - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 6 - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 7 - Trey Wilborn, Football
Week 8 - Alycia Andrade, Women's Cross Country
Week 9 - Jussi Halonen, Men's Soccer
Week 10 - Jo Tuttle, Women's Cycling
Week 11 - Brooke Seaman, Volleyball
Week 12 - Jami Perry, Volleyball
Week 13 - Jonathan Whitson, Men's Basketball
Week 14 - Amber Roberts, Women's Basketball
Week 15 - Joseph Chilton, Men's Basketball
Fall MVP - Stanley Jones, Football
Week 16 - Darin Dellinger, Men's Basketball
Week 17 - Sam Carlisle, Men's Basketball
Week 18 - To be announced 1/20/09

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