Alumni Update: Homsey named Ferrum College Male Athlete of the Year

Updated: September 19, 2022

Braden Homsey: Ferrum College has named Homsey as its Male Athlete of the Year. Last winter, Homsey won three tournaments for the Panthers’ wrestling team at 197 pounds. He captured the Cougar Open, the Pete Wilson Memorial Tournament in Illinois and the Southeast Conference Tournament. Homsey finished the season with a 25-7 record with four pins and, at one point, was ranked #11 in the country in Division III. Homsey, a senior at Ferrum, was named the Big 8 Conference Wrestling of the Year for Orange in 2018. He won the Mideast Regional championship at 195 pounds in his senior season.

Trenton Gill: Gill found himself busy as the Chicago Bears faced the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday night. Gill had four punts for an average of 49.5 yards. His longest went 57 yards and there was one downed inside the 20-yard line. Gill is averaging 47.5 yards per punt through two games, good enough for 15th in the National Football League.

Payton Wilson: For the first time in nearly two years, Wilson started and finished an entire game for N.C. State against Texas Tech on Saturday night at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. Wilson led the Wolfpack with ten tackles as the Wolfpack defeated the Red Raiders 27-14. N.C. State will face Connecticut on Saturday night.

Keshawn Thompson: East Carolina defeated the Camels 49-10 on Saturday night at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville. Thompson started for the Camels and finished with three tackles. Campbell is 1-2 and will look to bounce back when they host North Carolina Central on October 1 in Buies Creek.

Darius Satterfield: Satterfield had a crucial punt as Elizabeth City State defeated Winston-Salem State 20-17 at Roebuck Stadium in Elizabeth City on Saturday. With 20 seconds remaining and the Vikings clinging to a three-point lead, Satterfield was forced to punt from the back of his own end zone. He got away a 28-yarder that backed the Broncos away from the end zone. The Vikings’ defense was able to run out the clock to win its CIAA opener. For the day, Satterfield had an average of 27.3 yards on seven punts. Two of the punts went over 50 yards.

Bryse Wilson: At the same time his brother was playing for N.C. State, Bryse Wilson started for the Pittsburgh Pirates against the New York Mets at Citi Field. The Mets defeated the Pirates 5-1 to remain atop the National League East. Wilson suffered the loss to fall to 3-9 on the season. He threw 5.1 innings and surrendered four runs off four hits. He had five strikeouts with two walks. Wilson now has a 6.07 ERA.

Kayla Hodges: Last Thursday, the Virginia Commonwealth women’s soccer team played to a 1-1 tie against Massachusetts in Richmond, VA. Hodges started on the backline of defense and played all 90 minutes. On Sunday, the Rams played to yet another tie against Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I. Hodges started once again and fired a shot. She played all 90 minutes. VCU is 2-1-7, 0-0-2 in the Atlantic 10.

Emerson Talley: The Division II Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team defeated Limestone 1-0 on Saturday at Moretz Sports Complex in Hickory. Talley came off the bench to play 22 minutes as the Bears improved to 3-0 in the South Atlantic Conference. Lenoir-Rhyne is 3-2-1 overall.

Lottie Scully: The Binghamton volleyball team win 1-2 in the West Virginia Tournament at WVU Coliseum last week. On Thursday, Delaware State defeated the Bearcats (27-25, 23-25, 18-25, 25-22, 15-4). Scully had a season-high 39 assists against the Hornets. She also finished with two aces, two blocks, and 13 digs. Later in the day, West Virginia knocked off Binghamton 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 22-25, 25-12). Scully registered 30 assists, one ace and eight digs. The Bearcats won its only match of the event over Merrimack 3-0 on Friday (25-21, 25-10, 25-17). Scully had two kills, 33 assists, two aces and three digs. Binghamton is 8-4 and will face Niagara on Tuesday.

Avery Miller: Lenoir Community College defeated Pitt Community College 3-1 (21-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-19) last Wednesday in Winterville. Miller played three sets and finished with two kills and three digs for Pitt. The Bulldogs are now 7-3 overall, 0-3 in Region X of the National Junior College Athletic Association.

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