Volleyball

Volleyball Pounds Lenoir-Rhyne in Three Sets

Meeks led the way with 13 kills

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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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September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

23
September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

45
September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

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September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

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September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

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September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

10
September 10

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

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September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

12
September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

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September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill, ppd. 1 p.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

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September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

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September 21

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

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September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.

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September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)

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September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

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September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

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September 27

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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September 28

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

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September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

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September 30

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

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

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