Softball loses both ends of doubleheader to Roanoke

SALISBURY, NC -- Roanoke College swept a softball doubleheader from host Catawba on Wednesday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Maroons won by the scores of 4-3 and 8-3 in six innings. Roanoke improves to 3-1, while Catawba falls to 10-7-1. The opener was scoreless until the fifth inning when Roanoke struck for three runs. Liz Croy (Salem, VA) blooped in a two-out, two-run single and Amy Zachary (Richmond, VA) followed with a run-scoring double. Catawba answered in the sixth. Liz Corbett (Severn, MD) drove home a run on a groundout and Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD) followed with a RBI double. The Lady Indians tied the game when Cari Griffin (Olney, MD) was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. The Maroons came back in the seventh, scoring on two-run double by Zachary with two outs. Catawba put two runners on in the seventh with two outs, but could not score. Jen Ropp (Broadway, VA) had two hits for Catawba in the opener. Roanoke jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the nightcap. Rachel Capozzi (Revere, MA) drove home a run on a single and another scored on an error. Catawba got a run back in the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Val McDowell (Crofton, MD), but the Maroons added three in the fifth to go on top 6-1. Phelps brought Catawba within 6-3 with a two-run double in the fifth before Roanoke added two more runs in the sixth the last inning before darkness set in. Phelps had three hits, including a pair of doubles for Catawba in the second game. Zachary and Capozzi each had two hits and two RBI for Roanoke. #######

Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne,
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 2:00AudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 4:00AudioVideoStats


«January 2018»
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

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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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Basketball (M) Team Photo