Softball snaps slide, sweeps Rio Grande

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College snapped a record 17-game losing streak by sweeping a softball doubleheader from visiting Rio Grande on Wednesday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Lady Indians won by the scores of 8-3 and 5-0. Catawba improves to 12-22-1, while the Redwomen fall to 3-7. Catawba returns to Newberry on Thursday to complete play halted by rain on Tuesday. Freshman Liz Corbett (Severn, MD) went 4-for-4 with three RBI in the opener to lead the Lady Indians. She drove home a run in the first and second innings and along with a two-run by Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) it helped Catawba build a 5-0 lead. That was enough for Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD), who scattered eight hits over seven innings, allowing three run and only one earned. Val McDowell (Crofton, MD) delivered three hits, while Cari Griffin (Olney, MD) added two in the win for Catawba. Carrie Laufer (Gahanna, OH) and Tangy Laudermilt (Middleport, OH) each had two hits for Rio Grande. Freshman Megan Wilson (Stuart, VA) took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of the nightcap for Catawba, but settled for a two-hit shutout. Carrie Reid (Minford, OH) led off the seventh with a solid single to left and Amanda Mitchell (Lucasville, OH) added a infield single for the Redwomen with two outs. Mitchell had reached on a walk in the second and Reid on an error in the fourth as the only baserunners of the day, Catawba scored its first run in the third as Griffin stole home as part of a double steal. The Lady Indians would add four insurance runs in the sixth. Amanda Myers (Lynchburg, VA) drove home a run with a groundout and Jessica Rivera (Key West, FL) added a RBI single. The final two runs scored on a wild pitch and an error. Griffin and Myers each had two hits for Catawba in the nightcap, while Wilson improved to 6-4. She added three strikeouts in recording her second shutout of the season. Handy had three stolen bases in the second game and four in the doubleheader. #######

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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 (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ 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 (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 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