Volleyball

Volleyball drops second straight in five games

SALISBURY, NC -- Tusculum College rallied back from a 2-1 deficit to defeat host Catawba in five games in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Goodman Gym. Tusculum won by the scores of 34-32, 27-30, 22-30, 30-20, 15-4. The Pioneers improve to 10-5 overall and 1-0 in the SAC, while Catawba falls to 2-5 and 0-2. Catawba jumped ahead 10-4 in the opening game, but Tusculum would tie the match at 13-all. With the match tied at 17-17, neither team would hold more than a two point edge the rest of the game. The Pioneers led 28-26, but a kill and block by Rachel LaRoche (Wilmington, DE) evened the match. LaRoche would add two more kills to keep Catawba even. With the match tied at 32, Tusculum's Marcia Harmon (Clinton, TN) converted consecutive kills to end the game. Catawba would again take the early lead in game two at 11-7 and eventually built a 17-9 advantage. After Tusculum pulled within 20-18, Catawba spurted back on top 27-21 only to see the Pioneers close to within 28-27 on a kill by Rachael Woods (Sherman, IL). The Lady Indians responded with kills by Elizabeth Hewitt (Hickory, NC) and LaRoche to end the game. Catawba would lead 11-8 in the third game and after back-to-back aces by Crystal Bonner (Yadkinville, NC), the Lady Indians led 16-9. Bonner would end the game with another ace. Tusculum roared out to a 10-0 lead in the fourth game. Catawba made a run, sparked by two kills and a block by freshman Heather Hawkins (Troutman, NC), to close to 13-11, but Tusculum rebounded to easily take the game. The Pioneers also got off to a big lead in the fifth game, rolling to a 9-1 advantage. Michelle Comstock (Indianapolis, IN), recording a pair of kills and back-to-back aces to end the match. MATCH SCORES 1 2 3 4 5 Tusculum (10-5, 1-0) 34 27 22 30 15 Catawba (2-5, 0-2) 32 30 30 20 4 Leaders Kills: CC - Elizabeth Hewitt 19, Megan Bowman 15; TC - Michell Comstock 17, Rachael Woods 11 Digs: CC - Bowman 17, Erin Nauman 15; TC - Comstock 27, Jenna Weissert 21 Blocks: CC - Naumann 0-3/3, Hewitt 0-3/3; TC - Jamie Johnson 16, Marcia Harmon 11 Assists: CC - Lettie Wilkes 48; TC - Libby Mauck 39 Aces: CC - Crystal Bonner 6, Wilkes 2; TC - Comstock 6, Jill Lucas 2, Mauck 2, Johnson 2. Attendance: 108 Time: 2:01 #######

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

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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)

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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 W-10th,M-10th

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

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

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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