Rivera's five hit day helps Softball to win and tie at Pfeiffer

MISENHEIMER, NC -- Catawba College earned a win and a tie in a softball doubleheader on Monday afternoon at Pfeiffer. The Lady Indians claimed an 8-4 win in the opener, then battled to a 3-3 tie before darkness ended the second game after seven innings. Catawba is now 4-1-1 on the season, while Pfeiffer falls to 0-5-1. Catawba wasted little time getting on the board, scoring three times in the first inning. Val McDowell (Crofton, MD), Jessica Rivera (Key West, FL), Rachel McCollum (Yadkinville, NC) and Amanda Myers (Lynchburg, VA) opened the game with four straight singles, with McCollum and Myers each driving in a run. Jackie Carson (Summerland Key, FL) drove home the third run on a ground out. The Lady Indians scored twice more in the second, one coming off a double by Rivera, who collected four hits in the opener. Pfeiffer struck for three runs in its second, Jennifer Kimrey and Nicole Baird each ahd a RBI in the inning. Catawba answered in the third to take a 7-3 lead on run-scoring groundouts by Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD) and Shannon Handy (Advance, NC). That was enough for Phelps, who earned her third win without a loss this season. She scattered nine hits over the seven innings, allowing four runs while striking out nine. Rivera led the way on offense with four hits and two RBI. McDowell and Myers each had two hits, while Phelps had two RBI. Kimrey had two hits and two RBI for Pfeiffer. In the second game, Catawba would again take the early lead with three runs in the second. The Lady Indians strung together five singles with two outs. Cari Griffin (Olney, MD) had a two-run single, while Rivera drove home the last run. The Lady Falcons scored twice in the third, one on a single by Destiny Gentle and tied the game in the fifth on a single by Kristen McVerry. Megan Wilson (Stuart, VA) did not get a decision for Catawba. She tossed seven innings, allowing seven hits and three runs, with only one earned. She had three strike outs and no walks. Phelps, Handy and Griffin each had two hits. McVerry had three hits for Pfeiffer, while Gentle had two. Each drove in one run. #######

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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