Baseball Takes Final Game of Wingate Series


SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba picked up a 10-4 win over visiting Wingate in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Sunday afternoon at Newman Park.  The Catawba Indians improve to 15-11 overall and 6-6 in the SAC, while the Bulldogs fall to 9-14 and 5-3.

 David Thomas (Winston-Salem, NC) got the Indians on the board in the first inning with a two-out, two-run homer.  The Tribe would use three Wingate errors in the second inning to score three times on go on top 5-1.

 Catawba would score single runs in the fourth, fifth and sixth innings, two of those runs coming on homers from Lee Page (Dillon, SC) and Jerry Sands (Clayton, NC)/
The Bulldogs made it interesting in the seventh.  Josh Benton (Gold Hill, NC) brought Wingate within 8-4 with a two-run homer.  The Bulldogs would load the bases with a pair of two-out singles and a walk, but Travis McSweeney (Palm Harbor, FL) struck out Michael Taylor (Greenville, NC) to end the frame.

 The Tribe added single runs in the seventh and eighth innings to build the lead to 10-4.  Blake Ketner (Davidson, NC) earned the win for Catawba as he allowed two earned runs on six hits over six and a third innings of work.  Michael Parker (Snow Camp, NC) had four hits for Wingate.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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