Softball settles for split with Newberry

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba and visiting Newberry split a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader on Wednesday afternoon at Whitley Field. Catawba took the opener 2-1, while Newberry prevailed 2-0 in the second game. Catawba now stands at 19-19 overall and 2-2 in the SAC, while Newberry is 15-21 and 1-3. Catawba grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first game, benefiting from a Newberry error. Lyndsey Gay (Cleveland, NC) had led off with a single and was sacrificed to second. She scored on Jacqueline White’s (Mt. Ulla, NC) ground ball as the throw to get Gay at third was wide of the mark, allowing her to score. Lindsay Ettinger (Pasadena, MD) shut Newberry down over four innings, allowing just one hit with three strikeouts. Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) pitched the final three innings to earn the save, allowing one run on three hits. Stacey Handy (Advance, NC) gave Catawba a 2-0 lead in the fifth, driving home Gay with a two-out single. Newberry had only three hits after a leadoff single by Jessica Jackson (Winnsboro, SC) in the first, but all three came in the sixth as Newberry cut the lead to 2-1. With two outs, Sarah Lynch (Pompano Beach, FL) delivered a RBI single, but Courtney Lindler (Irmo, SC) was cut down at third to end the frame. Newberry manufactured a run to open game two. Jackson led off with a single, was sacrificed to second, stole third and scored on a fly out by Lynch. That would by the only run Kayce McLeod (Newberry, SC) would need as she tossed a complete game, five-hit shutout. A two-out single by Lindler in the fifth gave the visitors a 2-0 edge. Catawba had two base-runners on in the same inning only once, which came in the sixth as Gay and Stacey Handy had two-out singles, but Catawba was unable to score. Christina Kirby (Delmar, DE) had two hits for Newberry, while Stacey Handy and Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD) had two hits for Catawba in game two. #####

Today's Events

No events are scheduled today


«September 2018»
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

September 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

September 21

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.

September 23

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

September 24

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

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 6 p.m.

September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

September 27

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

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

September 28

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

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

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

September 30

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

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

Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


Tennis (W) Team Photo