Softball falls twice at Mars Hill

MARS HILL, NC -- Mars Hill swept visiting Catawba College in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader on Tuesday afternoon at Ponder Park. The Lady Lions won by the scored of 8-1 and 4-3 to improve to 10-18 overall and 2-4 in the SAC. Catawba falls to 12-26-1 and 0-6. After a scoreless inning in the opener, Mars Hill got a two-run homer by Alicia Flynn (Old Town, FL) in the second to grab a 2-0 lead. The Lady Lions benefitted from a pair of Catawba errors in the third to score six more runs to take a commanding 8-0 lead after three frames. Catawba managed just four hits in the opener with Jackie Carson (Summerland Key, FL) scoring the lone run off an error. Rachel Fuller (Clarkston, MI) earned the win on the mound for Mars Hill as she struck out four and walked none. Liz Corbett (Severn, MD) got the Lady Indians off to a lead in the second game with a RBI double in the first. She would score on a single by Rachel McCollum (Yadkinville, NC) for a 2-0 lead. Mars Hill answered in its first with a two-run home run by Ashley Baker (Conneaut, OH). Catawba would go back on top in the second after Jessica Rivera (Key West, FL) led off with a double and scored on a hit by Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD). Catawba held the lead until the seventh as Jen Wilson (Enka, NC) led off with a double, then scored on an error. Flynn would deliver the game-winning hit with one out. McCollum and Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) each had two hits for Catawba. #######

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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

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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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