March 16, 2006
Offense leads Baseball to 20-3 win over Shippensburg
SALISBURY, NC – Catawba College pounded out two dozen hits en route to a 20-3 win over visiting Shippensburg University on Thursday afternoon at Newman Park. The 10th-ranked Indians jump to 25-5. The Red Raiders fall to 7-10.Shippensburg struck in the first on a sacrifice fly from Jared Boger (Lebanon, PA), but the Tribe responded with five runs in the bottom of the frame as Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) delivered the big blow with a two-run double. Rimer would strike again in the second blasting a three-run shot to right center giving the Indians a 9-1 lead after two.
The Red Raiders would get two more in the third on a Ryan Bucher (Lebanon, PA) two-run HR but that’s as close as Shippensburg would get. Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) would connect on a three-run shot in the fifth to cushion the Tribe lead. Noah Johnson (Huntersville, NC) popped a two-run double with the bases loaded in the eighth to wrap up scoring on the afternoon.
Paul Link (Cleveland, NC) tossed six innings in picking up the win. Bucher went 4-for-5 for the Red Raiders. Matt Smith (Brown Summitt, NC) was 4-for-5 with a homerun and four RBI for Catawba, while Nick Lefko (Faith, NC) enjoyed a 4-for-6 afternoon. Freshman Jerry Sands (Clayotn, NC) extended his hitting streak to 21 games with a RBI-double in the first inning.
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Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)
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Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)
Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.
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Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.
Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.
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Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.
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