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21 > Image 21 of The Cats' Pause, December 23, 1989

Part of The Cats' Pause

Wecem/nr 23, /J<9y KENTUCKY A L E N D A R December '89 SUN. MON. tue. WED. 10 17 24 31 Basketball: Mississippi St. (H) 7:30 p.m. UK-TV delayed 11 18 MERRY CHRISTMAS! 25 THUR. FRI. 12 Basketball: Furman (H) 7:30 p.m. UK-TV delayed 19 26 SAT. Basketball: Tennessee Tech (H) 7:30 p.m. UK-TV delayed 13 20 Ba & ill North Carolina (Freedom Hall) 7:30 p.m. UK-TV 0_ delayed / 14 21 8 15 Basketball: UKIT 1st round UK vs. fortland UK-TV delayed 22 Basketball: vs. Indiana Big Four Classic Hoosier Dome Indianapolis 4:30 p.rn. 2 Basketball: Kansas (A) 2:35 16 Basketball: UKIT 2nd round 5:30 & 8 p.m. UK-TV delayed 23 Previous Games- Sej Sej _ Sept Oct. 7 Oct. Oct. Oct. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. 25 Nov. 28: Dec 2: Dec. 4: Dec. 6: Dec. 9: 11UK def. Indiana 17-14 footballUK def. North Carolina 13-6 FootballAlabama def. UK 15-3 FootballAuburn def. UK 24-12 FootballUK def. Rutgers 33-26 FootballUK def. LSU 27-21 FootballGeorgia def. UK 34-23 FootballUK def. Cincinnati 31-0 FootballUK def. Vanderbilt 15-11 FootballFlorida def. UK 38-28 FootballTennessee def. UK 31-10 BasketballUK def. Ohio 76-73 BasketballIndiana def. UK 71-69 BasketballUK def. Mississippi St. 102-95 BasketballUK def. Tennessee Tech 111-75 BasketballKansas def. UK 150-95 28 29 UK-TV delayed 30 Rick Pitino Derrick Miller Vandy's Donnelly named SEC Freshman of the Year Kurt Johnson was UK's candidate Vanderbilt safety Chris Donnelly, recently named Southeastern Conference Freshman Football Player of the Year, was recognized Saturday with a striking trophy of original design. Scoop Hudgins \ Cats' Pause Columnist i The presentation was made at the annual football banquet of the Lawrenceburg, Tenn., Quarterback Club, a master trophy to the SEC Office for permanent display, and a personal one to the Donnelly. Donnelly was chosen from players nominated from each of the 10 SEC schools by a committee of 10 sports writers: Charles Hollis, Mike Marshall, Bill King, Tommy O'Toole. John Clay (Lexington Herald-Leader), Bruce Hunter, Don Whitten, Rusty Hampton, Jimmy Hyams and Larry Woody. A native of Germantown. Tenn., Donnelly was a substitute in Vanderbilt's first game of the season and won the starting position for the remainder of the season. He made 70 tackles overall, 40 of them solo, intercepting seven passesthree of them in one game, ty- ing the SEC recordand broke up 14 others for a Vanderbilt record. All the nominees were true freshmen, both academically and in football partication. Criteria for nomination includes unusual progress in classroom work, leadership of other freshmen on the practice field or in varsity games. The other nominees were: AlabamaDB George Teague, 6-1, 180, Montgomery, Ala. AuburnNG Walter Tate, 6-2, 290, Decatur, Ga. FloridaQB Donald Douglas, 6-2, 181, Liberty, Texas GeorgiaDB Mike Jones, 6-3, 195, Thomasville, Ga. KentuckyFL Kurt Johnson, 5-7, 150, Paducah, Ky. LSUWesley Jacob, 6-1, 185, Crowley, La. Ole MissPK Brian Lee, 5-10, 145, Citronelle, Ala. Mississippi StateKR Tony James, 5-10, 181, Clinton, Miss. TennesseeDT James Wilson, 6-3, 250, Hampton, Va. The players, along with Donnelly, his family, his college coach and his high school coach, were guests of the Lawrenceburg QB Club at the banquet. Steve Cone is president and vice president Sam Thompson is chairman of the banquet committee. Kurt Johnson (right), flanker and super kick return specialist, was UK's nominee for SEC Freshman of the Year.