Late miscues costly to Baseball in loss at LR

HICKORY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne defeated visiting Catawba 7-5 in non-conference baseball action on Thursday afternoon at Bears Field. Jason Bridges (Kings Mountain, NC) keyed the L-R win, hitting a pair of triples as the Bears improved to 22-21. The Indians, ranked #3 in the NCAA Division II South Region Poll, fell to 34-14. The Bears jumped out to a 5-0 lead after two innings including a four-run second inning highlighted by Bridges' first triple that plated a pair of runs. Catawba would rally to tie the score at five as Mark Smith (Browns Summit, NC) and Matt Smith (Browns Summit, NC) tallied back-to-back RBI's to even the score in the sixth inning. Two Indian errors with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning lead to a pair of Lenoir-Rhyne runs. Brian Tester (Sugar Grove, NC) scored the game-winning run for the Bears. Bridges finished the contest three-for-five with two triples and two runs batted in to lead L-R, while Brian Neill (Charlotte, NC) added a pair of hits. For Catawba, Mark Smith was three-for-five with an RBI. Jeremy Krech (Rock Hill, NC) picked up the win for Lenoir-Rhyne, improving to 3-5 on the season, while Brett Yates (Parker, NC) earned his first save of the season after pitching a scoreless ninth. Brian Benton (Wallace, NC), despite allowing two unearned runs, took the loss for Catawba. ######

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«November 2017»
November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

November 4

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)

Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

November 5

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.

November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

November 14

Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 6 p.m.

November 17

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

November 18

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.

November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.


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