Baseball drops doubleheader to #6 Kennesaw State

KENNESAW, GA -- Catawba College dropped both games of a doubleheader against sixth-ranked Kennesaw State University in baseball action at Stillwell Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The Owls won by the scores of 12-3 and 8-2 in improving to 14-4. Catawba fell to 14-9. Kennesaw scored seven times in the first two innings of the opening game to take control. Donny Hood (Powder Springs, GA) and Bo Counts (Cumming, GA) had two-out doubles in the first to give the hosts a 3-0 edge. Catawba fought back with a pair of runs off an error in the second, but the Owls got four in the second, three on a two-out double by Counts. Kennesaw capped the first game scoring on a two-run homer by Hood in the sixth. The Owls pounded out 14 hits in the opener. Getting three from Hood and Travis Evans (Athens, GA). Israel Morrow (Claremont, NC) had two hits for the Tribe, while Chad Hill (Bennett, NC) had the only RBI. The Indians stayed close in the second game until a five-run sixth by Kennesaw broke open a 3-1 game. Evans led off the game for Kennesaw with a home run, but Catawba freshman Matt Fairweather (Lenoir, NC) settled down and allowed only three runs over his five innings. The Tribe tied the score in the third on a double by Blair Reynolds (King, NC), but the Owls added single runs in the fourth and fifth to go back on top. Evans hit his second home run, a three-run shot, in the sixth off Tribe reliever Chris Abernathy (Claremont, NC). Evans had three hits for Kennesaw, while Counts added two to back six strong innings by Owl starter Jerry Knox (Murfreesboro, TN), who allowed just three hits and one run over six innings. Justin Plummer (Winston-Salem, NC) drove home the final run for Catawba with a pinch-hit single in the seventh. #######

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«October 2019»
October 2

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1

October 4

Swimming @ King Invitational 

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3

October 5

Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th

Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th

Football @ Limestone 24-52

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4

October 7

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

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)

October 8

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16

Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3

October 9

Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2

October 11

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3

October 12

Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

October 14

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

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

October 15

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3

October 16

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3

October 17

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4

October 18

Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 3-0

October 19

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR 

Football vs. NEWBERRY 21-44

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2-0

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 3-6

October 21

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)

October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

October 23

Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.

October 26

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.

Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.

October 30

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.


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