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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«April 2018»
April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 1 p.m.

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 4 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 7 p.m.

April 24

Lacrosse (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

April 26

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Softball @ SAC Tournament

April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Softball @ SAC Tournament

April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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