March 11, 2010
Whitley's Arm, Furr's Bat Leads Catawba to Wins Over Urbana and Post
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba claimed wins over Urbana and Post (CT) University on Thursday at Newman Park. The Indians topped Urbana 9-2 in a morning tilt then knocked off Post 14-2 in a night game. Post defeated Urbana 14-10 in an afternoon contest. The Catawba Indians improved to 17-6 win the wins.
Against Urbana, freshman Ross Whitley (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) tossed a three-hitter and struck out seven to improve to 2-0 on the year. Whitley gave up a solo home run in the second and a RBI groundout after a walk and a double in the fourth.
Brett Huffman (Salisbury, NC/W. Rowan HS) gave Catawba the lead in the fourth with a two-run home run. Garrett Furr (Gold Hill, NC/Mt. Pleasant HS) provided some insurance runs on a grand slam in the seventh. The duo combined for seven RBI and five of the Tribe’s nine hits.
Catawba jumped out to a 7-0 lead on Post after two innings and cruised to the win. Corey Norman (East Bend, NC/Forbush HS/Surry CC) pitched into the sixth to earn his first win. He allowed two runs on six hits with seven strikeouts. Wesley Mister (Durham, NC/Cedar Ridge HS) and Nick Lomascolo (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) finished up, combining for an inning a two-thirds of hitless relief.
Furr continued to swing a hot bat, going 4-for-4 with three RBI, three runs scored and a homer in the night contest. Wade Moore (Salisbury, NC/W. Rowan HS/NC State) drove in three runs, while Brett Underwood (Greensboro, NC/SW Guilford HS) had two hits and scored twice. Craige Lyerly (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) had hits in each game to extend his streak of reaching safely to 62 games.
|Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC),|
Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1
Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2
Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35
Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0
Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1
Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4
Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18
Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0
Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3
Football @ Wingate 25-35
Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14
Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3
Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3
Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0
Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon
Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
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