Baseball sweeps Eagles; stand alone in first-place

SALISBURY, NC- Catawba College jumped on Carson-Newman early on Sunday afternoon as the 25th-ranked Indians put up ten runs in the first frame en route to a 15-6 win and a sweep of the Eagles in South Atlantic Conference baseball action at Newman Park. With the win, Catawba stands alone atop the SAC standings at 12-5 in conference play, 29-15 overall. The Eagles drop to 23-20, 9-8 in the SAC. The first eight hitters reached based for the Tribe in the opening inning. Highlights of the inning were a three-run homerun to left-center by Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) and a grand slam by right-fielder Nick Lefko (Faith, NC). Matt Smith (Browns Summitt, NC) and Matt Baker (Charlotte, NC) each went 2-for-2 in the inning. Smith, who went 4-for-5 with a double at the plate, tossed seven innings of three hit ball, allowing one run, picking up his seventh win of the season. Chad Baker (Jamestown, NC) had an RBI-single to plate Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) in a two-run fourth for the Tribe. Two more runs were put up in the fifth as Rimer blasted a solo shot to center, while David Thomas (Winston-Salem, NC) singled in Lefko with the other Tribe run. Lefko, who was 4-for-5 on the day with 5 RBI, picked up his final RBI in the seventh scoring Matt Baker. Thomas, Matt Baker and Rimer each had a pair of hits for the Indians. The Eagles were able to put up a five-spot in the ninth as Nick Achberger (Anderson, SC) capped the frame with a two-run single to right. Kyle Beall (Baton Rouge, LA) finished the day 3-for-4 with an RBI leading CN. ######

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«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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