Brevard, N.C. - Sarah Carlos of the Brevard College Softball team and Josh Jordan of the Men’s Basketball team have been named the Sports Spot Student-Athletes of the Month for the month of February, as recognized on WSQL 1240 AM on Wednesday afternoon. The award is presented by Sports Spot, in conjunction with the Brevard College Athletic Department.
Carlos was voted the Female Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Anna Schlobohm of the Women’s Basketball team and Elise Labus of the Women’s Tennis team.
Carlos led the Tornados softball team to their best start in the Britne Stubbs era at Brevard College as Brevard opened up the season with an 11-5 record overall. For the month, Carlos led the team with a .356 batting average, driving in 14 runs with 16 hits, while playing nearly flawless defense at first base. During the month, Carlos had four games with multiple hits and four games with multiple RBIs. Her best doubleheader in February came on February 23rd against Georgia College and State, where the senior went 4-for-6 from the plate, driving in six runs as the Tornados swept the Bobcats. Carlos also has shown power early in the season, with a Grand Slam to her credit on the year, clearing the bases in Brevard’s 12-0 victory over Columbia College. For the season, Carlos is among the South Atlantic Conference RBI leaders.
Jordan was voted the Men’s Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Ron Patterson of the Baseball team and Sam MacNeil of the Men’s Tennis team.
Jordan averaged 12.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per game in the month of February, shooting 56.9 percent from the floor in receiving this award. Jordan achieved double figures in scoring seven times in the month, including 18 against Catawba on February 9th in Brevard’s 90-75 victory. Jordan also recorded four double-doubles in the month in points and rebounds and finished the month with nine games of at least six rebounds on the month, including a career-high 18 rebounds on February 2nd at Carson-Newman. Jordan also was a ball-hawk on the court, recording four games with at least two steals and finished among the leaders in the South Atlantic Conference in steals per game. For the season, Jordan won the SAC regular season rebounding crown, averaging 8.9 rebounds per game.
These two athletes will be presented with action shots recognizing their award, which will be displayed in the lobby of Boshamer Gymnasium for the entire school year. A total of nine female and male Sports Spot Athletes of the Month will be selected in the 2010-2011 academic year. The award is selected from qualified candidates each month by the athletic department staff.
September - Bailey Varley (Women's Soccer) & Kelvin Jeter (Football)
October - Alexis Decosimo (Cycling) & Tristan Cowie (Cycling)
November - Angela Canale (Cross Country) & Neville Bryce (Football)
December - Holli Flippo (Women's Basketball) & Josh Roper (Men's Basketball)
January - Micheala Watkins (Women's Basketball) & Gaither Hendrix (Men's Basketball)
February - Sarah Carlos (Softball) & Josh Jordan (Men's Basketball)