Softball drops doubleheader to Limestone

SALISBURY, NC -- Limestone swept a doubleheader from host Catawba College in softball action on Thursday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Saints won by the scores of 3-0 and 5-3 to improve to 12-20. Catawba falls to 12-28-1. Limestone scored all its runs for the first game in the fifth inning. The Saints strung together four consecutive hits with two outs to plate the runs. Kristin Dodson (West Linn, OR) began the streak with a RBI single, while Keisha Powell (Hoschton, GA) and Harmony Noda (Grants Pass, OR) also had run-scoring hits. Becky Kirkman (Chester, VA) scattered four hits to earn the shutout. She walked two, hit one and struck a pair over the seven innings. Powell, Noda and Kathy Matheis (Beaverton, OR) each had two hits for the Saints. Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD) had a double for Catawba. Powell got the Saints on the board early in the nightcap as she hit a two-run homer in the first inning. That was the only hit for Limestone over the first four innings. Jill Worsham (Chester, VA) kept the Catawba bats silent until Jen Ropp (Broadway, VA) led of the fourth with a single. The Lady Indians failed to take advantage of an additional walk and error in the inning as they stranded a pair of runners. Catawba did take advantage of three Limestone miscues in the fifth to get on the board and take the lead. A hit by Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) was sandwiched by a pair of errors to score the first run, while Ropp singled to tie the score. Another error led to the go-ahead run as Cari Griffin (Olney, MD) scored after an errant throw. Limestone came right back in the sixth as Noda led off with an infield single and went to third on an error on a sacrifice by Nicole Biddinger (Frederick, MD). Kirkman tied the score with a sacrifice fly and Worsham delivered a two-run single with two outs to put the Saints up 5-3. The Saints scored an additional run in the seventh, while Catawba scored twice to cut the deficit to 6-5. The game was called for darkness with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and with the tying run on first for the Lady Indians, reverting the score back to 5-3 after six complete innings. Worsham earned the win on the mound. She scattered three hits and did not allow an earned run. She walked three and struck out four. Ropp had two of the hits for Catawba. #######

Today's Events

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE, 7:00Stats


«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

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

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

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 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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