Volleyball

Volleyball falls in three tight games to FMU

SALISBURY, NC – Francis Marion swept host Catawba in three tight games in volleyball action at the Catawba Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Patriots improve to 3-3, winning by the scores of 30-28, 31-29 and 33-31. The Lady Indians fall to 0-2. In other action on Saturday, Tampa defeated Francis Marion 30-19, 30-27 and 30-28, Lenoir-Rhyne defeated NC Central 30-21, 30-20 and 30-13, Tampa defeated USC Upstate 30-15, 30-14 and 30-23, Pfeiffer defeated NC Central 30-27, 22-30, 30-14, 27-30 and 15-11 and USC Upstate defeated Pfeiffer 30-23, 30-18 and 30-17. Tampa freshman outside hitter Katelen Dixon (Clearwater, FL) was named the tournament Most Valuable Player and was joined on the all-tournament team by Catawba’s Crissi Harrison (Hickory, NC), Francis Marion’s Jessica Bartlett (Richmond, VA), Lenoir-Rhyne’s Kathryn Phillips (Lexington, NC), NC Central’s Patricia Rodrigues (Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL), Pfeiffer’s Jenny Fitch (Batavia, IL) and USC Upstate’s Shannon Pallardy (LaCrosse, WI). In the loss to Francis Marion, Catawba held late leads in each game. The Lady Indians were up 25-22 in the opener, but three straight kills and a block by Bartlett gave the Patriots a 27-26 edge. FMU won the final two points on kills by Kelly Feber (Virginia Beach, VA) and Lezlie Logan (Cleburne, TX). Catawba jumped out 4-0 in game two, but the Patriots came back to go up 19-15. The Lady Indians rallied back and got three kills from Summer Zuck (Kingston, TN) in a 7-1 run to take a 29-26 lead. A kill by Bartlett saved a match point and Rachel Matthews (Hartsville, SC) served two aces to even the game. Another Matthews ace completed the five-point run to take the second game. In the third FMU led 17-12 before Catawba stormed back to go up 19-18. The Lady Indians again held a game points after a combo block by Harrison and Heather Hawkins (Troutman, NC), but the Patriots got even on a pair of errors and went on to take the win 33-31 on three more Catawba errors. MATCH SCORES 1 2 3 Francis Marion (3-3) 30 31 33 Catawba (0-2) 28 29 31 Leaders Kills: C - Hope Miller 12, Crissi Harrison 11; FM - Jessica Bartlett 10, Jackie Phiel 10. Digs: C - Crystal Bonner 27, Hope Miller 23; FM - Melissa Hennessy 16, Kelly Feber 16. Blocks: C - Harrison 2-2/4, Heather Hawkins 2-1/3; FM – Bartlett 6. Assists: C - Kelly Burdeau 23, Missy Bartholomew 14; FM - Hennessy 39. Aces: C - Jessica Cleary 2, Elizabeth Hewitt 2, Miler 2; FM - Hennessy 4, Rachael Matthews 4. ATT: 211 Time – 1:33 #######

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Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC),
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Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE, 4:00VideoStats

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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) 

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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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 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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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