February 19, 2009
Thornburg Collects Six Hits As Softball Sweeps Twinbill From Pfeiffer
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba swept both ends of a softball doubleheader with visiting Pfeiffer on Thursday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Catawba Indians won the opener 11-6 and claimed a 1-0 shut out in the nightcap. The Lady Indians now stand at 4-2 on the season, while the Falcons fall to 9-3.
Erin Witalison (Gold Hill, NC/Gray Stone Day) broke a 6-6 tie in the fifth with a pinch-hit single as Catawba rallied for the win in game one. Kristyn Funderburke (Kings Mountain, NC/Kings Mountain HS) delivered a one-out single and pinch-runner MacKenzie White (Mt. Ulla, NC/Carson HS) stole second before moving to third on a wild pitch. Witalison then singled to left to bring home the go-ahead run.
Catawba led 3-0 after two innings, but Pfeiffer struck for six runs in the fourth. Bryttny Kreshka (Roseburg, OR) doubled home two runs and Martina Bullard (Godwin, NC) hit a grand slam with two outs. Catawba struck back to tie the contest in its fourth on a three-run double by Ryann Baker (Rockwell, NC/E. Rowan HS).
Freshman Jamie Wells (Hebron, MD/Mardela HS) tossed a four-hit shutout, while striking out nine to get the win in game two for the Lady Indians. The lone run came in the fourth as Brittany Thornburg (Kings Mountain, NC/Kings Mountain HS) tripled with one out and scored on a single by Funderburke.
Thornburg had three hits in each game of the double dip for Catawba. Allie Marshall (Pleasant Garden, NC/SW Guilford HS) had two hits in the opener, including a home run, and added a hit in the nightcap. Funderburke also had three hits with two in game one. Freshman Brittany Murray (Asheboro, NC/E. Randolph HS) homered in the opener.
Ranzy York (Milton-Freewater, OR) had two hits for Pfeiffer in the opener and pitched the nightcap, allowing just one run on nine hits. Kylee Nichols (McMinville, OR) had a hit in each game for the Falcons.
|Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC),|
|Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),|
|Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
|Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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