Baseball takes spilt with LR in Saturday twinbill

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba and visiting Lenoir-Rhyne split a doubleheader in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Saturday afternoon at Newman Park. Catawba rolled to a 13-4 win in the opener, while the Bears took an 8-2 decision in the nightcap. The Indians are now 23-13 overall and 8-4 in the SAC, while Lenoir-Rhyne stands at 19-16 and 4-8. Junior Matt Smith (Browns Summit, NC) collected three hits and four RBI in the opener to lead the Tribe. Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) got Catawba going with a RBI double in the first as the Indians would take a 3-0 lead. Catawba got two more runs in the second and Smith connected on a two-run homer in the third to push the lead to 7-2. Matt Baker (Charlotte, NC) and Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) also homered for Catawba to back eight innings on the mound from Jeff Abdelnour (Cohoes, NY). The senior allowed just five hits and two runs to improve to 6-2 on the year. William Doyle (Delray Beach, FL) had two pinch-hit, two-run homer for the Bears in the ninth. Derek Pugh (Asheboro, NC) put the Bears on top in game two with a two-out, two-run single in the second. The Bears would break the game open with a six-run fifth. John Pugh (Asheboro, NC) capped the frame with a two-run double. Catawba broke up a no-hit bid in the fifth with a two-out single by Bubba Morris (Salisbury, NC). Bear hurler Jesse Jordan (Englewood, FL) would go the distance and allowed just three hits and one earned run. John Pugh had three hits for the Bears, while Derek Pugh and Taylor MacCurdy (Charlotte, NC) each had two. ######

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Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC),


«September 2017»
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

September 23

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

September 29

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6

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Soccer (M) Team Photo