Baseball splits doubleheader at Carson-Newman

JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- Fourth-ranked Catawba and 30th-ranked Carson-Newman split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader on Saturday afternoon at the Silver Diamond Complex. Catawba rallied to take the opener 15-9, but the Eagles claimed the nightcap 10-4. The Indians now stand at 36-8 overall and 14-3 in the SAC, while Carson-Newman is 28-16 and 13-4.

Catawba trailed 7-1 in the opener before rallying for the win. The Tribe scored 10 runs in the fifth and six innings to complete the comeback, hitting four home runs in the game. On the mound, Mark Smith (Brown Summitt, NC) tossed three and a third innings of relief, allowing no hits with four strikeouts to grab the save in relief of Tim Smith (Walnut Cove, NC), who improved to 11-1 and tied the Catawba record for wins in a season set by Robbie Green in 2000.

Jonathan Mary (Maryville, TN) had a big day for the Eagles as he hit a triple in the second inning and gave C-N a 7-1 lead in the third with a grand slam. The Indians started to chip into the lead, however, and started their comeback with a solo homerun by Chad Baker (Jamestown, NC) in the fourth.

Aaron Rimer (Salisbury, NC) blasted a three-run shot in the fifth and Jimbo Davis (Salisbury, NC) followed in the sixth with another three-run homer to give the Tribe a 10-9 lead. Jerry Sands (Clayton, NC) had a two-run homerun in the ninth. Sands drove in four runs in the game.

Charlie Munrow (Newton, NJ) and Adam Kefauver (Madisonville, TN) each drove in two runs to lead the Eagles to a 10-4 win over the Indians in the second game.
John Wallace (Marietta, GA) had four strikeouts and improved his record to 6-2, while Steve Cishek (East Falmouth, MA) notched his first save of the season as he allowed no hits and struck out two in two innings of work.

The Eagles took a 2-1 lead, but Noah Johnson (Huntersville, NC) gave Catawba a 4-2 lead with a bases-clearing double with two outs in the fourth. The Eagles would regain the lead at 5-4 in the fifth on a two-out, two-run homer by Kefauver.

Catawba committed three errors in the sixth inning and that allowed the Eagles to explode for five runs to put the game out of reach. In addition to the Indians’ miscues in the sixth, Joe Kugler (Cleveland, TN) and Mary each had hits to drive in a run for the Eagles.


Today's Events

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol),
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial, 7:00


«September 2018»
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 22

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 8th of 17

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

September 30

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

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

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Tennis (W) Team Photo