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Davis sets new school-record; Link stays un-beaten as Baseball grabs two wins

SALISBURY, NC – Catawba College picked up two wins against the visiting St. Thomas Aquinas Spartans on Wednesday afternoon at Newman Park. A suspended game in the bottom of the seventh, on Tuesday night, resulted in its completion on Wednesday, resulting in a 9-8 victory for the Tribe, thanks to Matt Baker’s (Charlotte, NC) second home run of the game. The regularly scheduled contest saw the Indians grab an 11-3 win, behind a solid performance from starter Paul Link (Cleveland, NC). Catawba improves to 22-9 on the year. St. Thomas Aquinas drops to 1-12. The Spartans and Indians battled back and forth on Tuesday night before the rains arrived. St. Thomas Aquinas picked up a run in the first as Jason Pominski (Shirley, NY) scored from third, on a groundout off the bat of Thomas LoDico (Copiague, NY). Catawba answered with two runs in the home-half of the first courtesy of a Scott Searles (Boston, MA) RBI double, and a Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) RBI single. LoDico put the Spartans back on top in the third with a two-run blast to center. Again, the Tribe responded in the bottom of the inning. Davis would hit his third grand-slam of the season, giving Catawba the lead, and setting a new school-record for most in a season. Baker would hit his first of two home-runs in the fourth, a two-run blast, giving the Indians an 8-3 lead. LoDico would pick up his fourth RBI in the fifth, as the Spartans would tally in the next three innings to make things interesting. Joesph Ayala (Bronx, NY) picked up an RBI double while Brett Younghans (Florida, NY) contributed with an RBI single, as St. Thomas Aquinas put up a three-spot in the sixth. James Conigliaro (Brooklyn, NY) tied the game in the top of the seventh with an RBI single to right. Suspended play this afternoon began with a Baker home run, in the seventh, which resulted in the game-winner for the Tribe. Nick Mayle (Landis, NC) was credited with the win, now 5-1, while Thomas Wilson (Smithfield, NC) pitched two perfect innings of relief, registering his second save of the year. Today’s regularly scheduled match-up saw Catawba throw five runs on the board in the first, never looking back. Davis, Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) and Jeff Boyles (Pinnacle, NC) all picked up an RBI in the frame. Rimer picked up another RBI in the third, sending a 0-1 pitch over the right-field wall, his fifth of the season. Boyles wrapped up his 3-for-4 performance with a two-run single in the seventh, capping off a four-run inning for the Indians. The lone RBI for the Spartans was a Pominski sacrifice-fly to center field. Other bright spots for St. Thomas Aquinas included 2-for-4 outings from LoDico and Jay Muller (Mahopac, NY). Link would fire six and a third innings, scattering five hits and striking out six, staying un-beaten on the year at 4-0. ######

Today's Events

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1),
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive, 2:00
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive, 2:00
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN, 27-12 WVideoStats
Baseball vs. COKER, 6:00Stats
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS, 5-16 LVideoStats

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«February 2018»
1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

56
February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

7
February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

89
February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

10
February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

19
February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 27-12

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 5-16

24
February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

25
February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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