Volleyball

Volleyball falls in tight match at Tusculum

GREENEVILLE, TN -- Tusculum defeated Catawba 3-1 in South Atlantic Confernece volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Arena. Game scores were 30-23, 27-30, 30-28, and 30-27. With the victory, Tusculum improves to 4-10 overall and 1-4 in the SAC, snapping a 35-match SAC losing streak. Catawba slips to 7-6 and 2-2. Junior Vanessa Fortes (San Francisco, CA) led Tusculum with 15 kills, while Amanda Trent (Chattanooga, TN) chipped in 10. Trent also recorded a team-high 34 digs, and sophomore Alexis Rowles (Simpsonville, SC) bolstered the Pioneers' defensive efforts with 31 digs. Freshman Vanessa Kinsler (Gray, TN) tallied six block assists, and fellow rookie Kylie Lewallen (Lincoln, NE) dished out 21 assists. For Catawba, freshman Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA) posted a team-best 14 kills, and junior Amanda Nantz (Troutman, NC) had 13 kills. Sophomore Missy Bartholomew (New Carlisle, IN) dug 28 balls, and freshman Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC) aided the Lady Indians' defensive efforts with four block assists. Sophomore Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC) recorded a team-high 46 assists. In game one, the teams played to 23-23 tie before the Pioneers gained a 24-23 edge and took control to take a 30-23 victory. Late in the second game, Catawba built some distance with a 26-23 advantage, but TC battled back to pull to within 28-27 heading down the home stretch. The Pioneers could get no closer, as the Lady Indians tied the match at one game apiece with a 30-27 win in the frame. Catawba surged to a 12-4 lead in the third stanza and held the advantage for much of the game, with TC pulling to within one point on several occasions but never able to pull even. Finally, with the game winding down, the Pioneers tied the score at 28-28, then dug deep to pull off the come-from-behind win. The squads battled evenly throughout much of the final stanza, and TC threatened to take control late with a 22-17 lead. The Lady Indians pulled to within 22-21, but the Pioneers staved off any further come-back efforts to close out the match victory. #####

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

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February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

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February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 22

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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