February 15, 2006
Intimidators Join Catawba to host SAC Pre-season Baseball TournamentKannapolis, NC – The Kannapolis Intimidators and Catawba College will team up to host the 2006 South Atlantic Conference Preseason Tournament at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium. The schedule is as follows:
Friday, Feb. 24: Wingate vs. Catawba, 6:00
Saturday, Feb. 25: Presbyterian vs. Newberry, 11:00 am, Presbyterian vs. Wingate, 2:30, Catawba vs. Newberry, 6:00
Sunday, Feb. 26: Wingate vs. Newberry, 1:00, Catawba vs. Presbyterian, 4:00
Catawba features several local products, including Salisbury’s Jimbo Davis and Aaron Rimer. Both, North Rowan HS 02’ graduates, Davis is Catawba’s all-time career leader in runs batted in and is nine homeruns shy of the Catawba career record. Rimer was a 2005 NCAA II All-South Region selection.
Other players from the greater Kannapolis community include Ryan Query, a catcher from Kannapolis’ A.L. Brown High School, Salisbury’s Bubba Morris and Kevin McMillan, both North Rowan HS alumni. Also returning home are Paul Link out of Cleveland, NC and West Rowan HS, Huntersville’s Noah Johnson (Mooresville HS), and Blake Ketner who played at Northwest Cabarrus HS.
Ranked #4 in a recent Collegiate Baseball Magazine NCAA II poll, the Indians are in their 10th season under the direction of Head Coach Jim Gantt. Gantt has compiled a 281-181 career record. Catawba opened the season victorious in two of its first three against then #1 ranked and defending NCAA II National Champion, Florida Southern.
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Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Football @ Tusculum 14-32
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 0-4
Volleyball @ Chowan 3-1
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-0
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-7
Basketball (M) v. UNC Pembroke 90-95
Basketball (W) v. North Greenville 74-42
Volleyball @ Anderson 1-3
Cross Country @ NCAA II Regional (Wingate Univ.) M-6th;W-9th
Football @ UVA-Wise 14-21
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-118
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 124-131
Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 1-3
Basketball (M) @ Francis Marion 86-72
Basketball (W) v. Erskine 77-58
Basketball (M) @ Virginia Union 84-69
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3
Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-49
Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville State 74-68
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Basketball (M) @ Augusta 7:30 p.m.
Cross Country @ NCAA II Championships (Oaks Golf Complex)
Basketball (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. YOUNG HARRIS 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 5:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 7:30 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
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