Rimer and Sands pace Baseball to 12-6 win over St. Andrews

   SALISBURY, NC – Catawba College, ranked 10th in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Poll, picked up a 12-6 win over visiting St. Andrews on Wednesday afternoon at Newman Park. The Indians improve their mark to 24-5 overall while the Knights fall to 13-13.
Catawba got on the board early as Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) blasted a three-run shot in the first. Also in the inning, Jerry Sands (Clayton, NC) smacked a two-out single to center sending his hit streak to 20 consecutive games. Sands would pick up a pair of RBI with his two-out HR in the third giving the Tribe a 5-0 lead.

Two Knights errors in the fourth led to a pair of runs for Catawba, Matt Smith (Brown Summit, NC) picked up a RBI single in the frame. St. Andrews would get on the board in the sixth as Brad Smith (Riegalwood, NC) picked up a base hit bringing in Greg Wrape (Hamlet, NC) and Cliff Allred (Franklinville, NC).  

The Indians would put up a pair of runs in the sixth and seventh to regain control with a Matt Smith RBI-double and a sacrifice fly from Sands. Mark Smith (Brown Summitt, NC) belted a two-run double in the seventh. SAPC would respond with two on pinch-hitter Ritchie Priest’s (Elizabethtown, PA) and Brad Smith’s RBI-singles in the eighth. A balk and a wild pitch led to a pair of runs in the ninth, but the Tribe shut the door to preserve the win.

Tim Smith (Walnut Cove, NC) picked up the win tossing two innings allowing three hits while fanning three. Anthony Mehling (Pottsville, PA) took the loss for the Knights as he was roughed up for seven runs on eight hits in his four innings of work.  


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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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