Volleyball Pounds Lenoir-Rhyne in Three Sets

Meeks led the way with 13 kills

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba rolled to a three-set sweep over visiting Lenoir-Rhyne in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 25-16, 25-9 and 25-22 to improve to 8-5 overall and 2-2 in the SAC.  The Bears fall to 13-4 and 1-1.

Shay Meeks (Kings Mountain, NC/Kings Mountain HS) led Catawba with 13 kills and added three blocks, while Jasmine Chunn (East Bend, NC/Forbush HS) added seven kills and three blocks.  Freshman Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) posted eight kills and 11 digs with Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) recording a team-high 22 digs. 

Jordan Ledford (Newton, NC) led Lenoir-Rhyne with nine kills and eight digs.  Brooke Christenberry (Statesville, NC) registered four blocks and Marrissa Church (Statesville, NC) posted 14 digs.

Catawba jumped out quickly in the first two sets.  The Lady Indians got consecutive aces from Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) to grab a 12-2 advantage in the opening set.  Catawba led 16-4 before Lenoir-Rhyne began to cut into the lead.  A Ledford kill cut the margin to 22-16, but a kill by Chunn and two attack errors gave the set to Catawba.

Meeks and Chunn delivered two combo blocks and a kill each to get Catawba out to a 7-2 lead in set two.  Whitmer, Chunn and Megan Courson (Statesville, NC/W. Iredell HS) each had a pair of kills as the Lady Indians raced to a 22-5 lead and dominated the set.

Lenoir-Rhyne came alive in the third set and held an early 11-8 lead after a kill by Chelsea Hill (Lexington, NC).  Catawba rallied, getting four kills by Meeks in a run that pushed the Lady Indians on top 19-15.  A Lindsey Cantu (Orlando, FL) kill pulled the Bears within 21-19, but a kill and ace by Whitmer pushed Catawba to match point at 24-19.  Lenoir-Rhyne got to 24-22 before Meeks killed off the win.


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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 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

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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