Softball rallies for split in SAC-opening series with PC

CLINTON, SC -– Catawba College scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to earn a doubleheader split with host Presbyterian in South Atlantic Conference softball action on Thursday afternoon at the PC Softball Complex. The Blue Hose won the first game 4-2 and now stand at 23-15 overall and 1-1 in the SAC. Catawba is 18-18 and 1-1. Presbyterian held a 5-2 lead in the nightcap heading into the top of the sixth inning, when Catawba began chipping away at the lead. Stacey Handy (Advance, NC) singled in a run to pull the Lady Indians within two and a RBI groundout by Jacqueline White (Mt. Ulla, NC) made it a one-run game. The Blue Hose threatened to extend the lead in the bottom of the sixth, but a runner was stranded at second base. In the seventh, Liz Corbett (Severn, MD) led off with a double and scored on a two-out fielding error. Catawba won it in the top of the eighth when Jessica Rivera (Key West, FL) doubled in two runs with two outs. Lindsey Ettinger (Pasadena, MD) picked up the win for the Lady Indians, throwing eight innings and allowing five runs on nine hits. Handy led Catawba with three hits, while Rivera, Corbett, and Ashlee Rhoades (China Grove, NC) all finished with two. Kellyn Henderson (Simpsonville, SC) and Jessica Peterka (Sarasota, FL) led PC with two hits. In the first game, PC scored three runs in the second inning, highlighted by a two-run homerun by Tina Deveaux (Simpsonville, SC), to take a 4-2 victory. Jessica Flanagan (Piedmont, SC) picked up the win on the mound, while Megan Wheelus (Florence, SC) picked up the save. Henderson and Deveaux led the Blue Hose with two hits. Catawba had just three hits. Lyndsey Gay (Cleveland, NC) singled to open the fourth, stole second and scored on a double by Handy. Handy scored on a throwing error after stealing third. Gay’s theft was her school-record 17th of the season. #####

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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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Soccer (M) Team Photo