Softball Picks Up Doubleheader Sweep of Brevard

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba swept both ends of a softball doubleheader from visiting Brevard on Wednesday afternoon at Whitely Field.  The Catawba Indians won the opener 11-6 and followed up with a 10-2 victory in the nightcap.  Catawba improves to 18-19, while the Tornados falls to 8-12.

Catawba used a five-run second inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit in the opener.  After scoring a run on a wild pitch, Beth Brooker (Fayetteville, GA) doubled home two more runs in the first to give Brevard the early lead.  With two outs in the second, the Lady Indians collected four straight hits to take the lead.  Cassie Markham (New Port Richey, FL/Mitchell HS) singled home two runs and Callie Gordy (Oak Ridge, NC/NW Guilford HS) singled home the tying run. 

Ryann Baker (Rockwell, NC/E. Rowan HS) doubled home a run and Allie Marshall (Pleasant Garden, NC/SW Guilford HS) singled home the final run of the frame.  Brevard cut its deficit to 6-5 in the fourth on run-scoring singles by Lindsey Morgan (Mount Holly, NC) and Katie Thornburg (Lincolnton, NC), but Kathryn Geouge (Canton, NC/Pisgah HS) hit a two-run homer for Catawba in the fifth and the Lady Indians tacked on three unearned runs in the sixth for the final margin.

Rachel Christian (Buckingham, VA/Buckingham County HS) got the win, while Meghan Cobb (Richmond, VA/Lloyd Bird HS) earned the save as she allowed just one hit with five strikeouts over three innings of relief.  Markham and Gordy each had three hits for Catawba in the opener, while Thornburg and Kristin Tettemer (Newport, NC) had three hits for the Tornados.

Catawba jumped out quickly in game two.  Sarah VanBuskirk (Lutz, FL/Wesley Chapel HS) tripled home three runs and Baker added a RBI single for an early 4-0 lead after an inning.  Geouge and Marshall singled home runs in the second for a 6-0 edge.

Brevard scored on an error and a double by Thornburg in the third, but the Lady Indians tacked on four more runs in their third for the winning margin.  Cobb went the distance to claim the win.  She allowed two unearned runs off six hits with four strikeouts.

Gordy, Geouge and Marshall all had two hits for Catwaba in the nightcap.  Brevard got a pair of hits from Sarah Carlos (Eagle River, AK) and Amber Clontz (Hickory, NC) in a losing effort.

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships 9 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

October 24

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

Volleyball 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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Soccer (M) Team Photo