March 28, 2007
Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against Newberry
Marshall and Hampton homer to pace Catawba to wins
SALSIBURY, NC -- Catawba claimed both ends of a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader from visiting Newberry on Wednesday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 7-0 and 5-4 to improved to 34-11 overall and 2-2 in the SAC. Newberry fell to 25-18-1 and 1-3.
Freshmen Allie Marshall (Pleasant Garden, NC) and Brittany Thornburg (Kings Mountain, NC) each had three hits and three RBI to pace Catawba in the opening win. Marshall put the Lady Indians on the board with a two-run homer in the first, while Thornburg singled home a pair of runs in the second to extend the lead to 4-0.
That was more than enough support for Lindsay Ettinger (Pasadena, MD), who tossed the five-hit shutout. The senior walked one and struck out five. Sarah VanBuskirk (Lutz, FL) added two hits in the win and also scored a pair of runs. Sara Powell (Ocean View, DE) had two hits for Newberry.
Catawba made the most of just three hits to complete the sweep. Down 2-0 in the second inning, the Lady Indians drew a pair of walks and Hillary Hampton (Salisbury, NC) connected on a three-run homer to put Catawba on top for good. Kathryn Geouge (Canton, NC) extended the lead to 4-2 in the third as she doubled into left center and came all the way around as the ball was misplayed against the fence.
Newberry cut the lead to 4-3 on a RBI double by Ashley Marine (Peachtree City, GA) in the fourth and looked to be set to tie the score in the fifth, but after consecutive singles to open the frame, Catawba turned the second hit into a double play by throwing a runner out at home and another trying to advance to second. Catawba used its final hit to move on top 5-3 as Jacqueline White (Mt. Ulla, NC) doubled home Geouge, who had walked and stolen second.
In the sixth, Newberry loaded the bases and scored on Jessica Reid’s (Walhalla, SC) one-out line drive back at Ettinger, who was forced to leave the game. Tiffany Farley (Greensboro, NC) entered and got a foul out and a ground out to end the frame. The freshman tossed a perfect seventh inning to earn her first save. Ettinger allowed two runs on seven hits, but picked up the win in relief as she improved to 19-5.
Reid had two hits for Newberry in the second game. She had given the Indians a 2-0 lead with a two-run single in the second. Powell also added two hits and scored twice.
|Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1),||Stats|
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17
Baseball @ Tampa 5-9
Softball vs. KING 3-17
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Baseball @ Tampa 8-12
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2
Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8
Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC)
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12
Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7
Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1)
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 12-11
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 5-12
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2-7
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1-8
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 8-1
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
Softball vs MARS HILL, ppd. 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3:30 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)
Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)
Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.
Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.
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