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. #######

Today's Events

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol),
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial, 7:00Stats


«September 2017»
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

September 23

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

September 29

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6

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Soccer (M) Team Photo