Softball splits with Mars Hill, falls one game shy of share of SAC title

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba split a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader with visiting Mars Hill on Saturday afternoon at Whitley Field. Mars Hill took the opener 7-1, while the Lady Indians earned a 3-0 win in game two. Mars Hill now stands at 22-31 overall and 3-9 in the SAC, while Catawba is 24-22 and 7-5. Catawba finished the year one game shy of a tie for the SAC Championship. Mars Hill rapped out 14 hits to take the opener, paced by Jessica Valentine (Frederick, MD), who was three-for-four. Tiffany Self (Del Rio, TN) and Valentine had two-out RBI singles in the first to pace the Lady Lions to a 2-0 lead. Mars Hill added single runs in the second and third innings then got a two-run homer from Kristina Osborn (Birmingham, AL) in the fourth to go up 6-0. Osborn, along with Courtney Kline (Hudson, FL) and Amber Maynard (Ocala, FL) each had two hits for Mars Hill. Kristi Marszalec (W. Bloomfield, MI) scattered six hits to earn the win. Jessica Rivera (Key West, FL), who had two hits for the Lady Indians, provided the lone Catawba run with a solo homer in the fourth. Lindsay Ettinger (Pasadena, MD) tossed a four-hit shutout to gain the split for Catawba. The win marked her 18th of the season to tie a Catawba record. She struck out ten. Stacey Handy (Advance, NC) led off the first for Catawba with a single, stole second and scored on a single by Jacqueline White (Mt. Ulla, NC). Ashlee Rhoades (China Grove, NC) added one insurance run in the fourth with a two-out, solo homer, while the Lady Indians put together four straight hits in the sixth with Tammy May (Fairmont, WV) coming home on an error. Handy, May, Rhoades and Lacey Waldroop (Franklin, NC) all posted two hits for the Lady Indians, while Kline added two more hits for Mars Hill. #####

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

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

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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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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