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Baseball's title chance dimmed with 8-7 loss

HICKORY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne scored twice in the bottom of the eighth and claimed an 8-7 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Sunday afternoon at Bears Field. The win improves the Bears to 28-16 overall and 9-9 in the SAC. Catawba drops a game and half behind league- leading Carson-Newman, falling to 25-19 and 10-7. Catawba jumped out to a lead after an inning after a grand slam by Curt Motsinger (Kernersville, NC). The Indians were looking for more, but a double play ground out ended any further damage. Lenoir-Rhyne got three runs back in the second, two unearned, and after Catawba went up 5-3, the Bears scored twice in the fourth to tie the score. A sacrifice fly by Mike Robbins (Columbia, SC) in the fifth put Catawba back on top, but the Bears would draw even again in the seventh on a RBI double by J.R. Hopf. Spence Southard (Greensboro, NC) put the Tribe back up in the eighth with a two-out single, but the Bears struck for two in the eighth on just one hit, a bases-loaded single by Chip Bradford. Paul Pope plated the winning run as he followed Bradford's single with a sacrifice fly. #######

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January 2

Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64

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January 9

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72

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January 11

Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165

Swimming Men at Queens 37-166

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January 12

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83

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January 16

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87

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January 18

Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR

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January 19

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82

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January 23

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 8 p.m.

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January 25

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 30

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

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