The Brevard College Sports Information Department is proud to announce that baseball's Seth Laughter has been named Tornado Athlete of the Week. Laughter earned 17 of 48 votes cast by visitors of BCTornados.com, or 35.4%.
Laughter, a senior pitcher from Brevard, N.C., threw a seven-inning complete game shutout Saturday afternoon against Ohio Valley in a 3-0 win. Laughter allowed just one hit and one walk in the win and struck out two batters. The right-hander threw 66 pitches, 53 of which were strikes.
The Tornados (3-0) won all three games against the Fighting Scots over the weekend. Todd Anderson's team hosts Virginia Intermont on Wednesday in a doubleheader.
The Tornado Athlete of the Week is determined by a fan poll on the frontpage of BCTornados.com. 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.
2008-09 TORNADO ATHLETE OF THE WEEK WINNERS
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 - Terrence Johnson, Men's Basketball
Week 19 - Samantha Winn, Women's Basketball
Week 20 - Cody Siniard, Men's Basketball
Week 21 - Seth Laughter, Baseball
Week 22 - To be announced February 17, 2009