Softball

Softball Grounds Falcons With Doubleheader Sweep

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MISENHEIMER, NC -- Catawba swept host Pfeiffer in softball action on Wednesday afternoon at Ingram Field.  The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 3-1 and 8-0 to improve to 5-1.  The Falcons fall to 0-4.

Carly Sabat’s (Warren, OH/Howland HS) two-out single in the sixth lifted the Lady Indians in the opener.  Amanda Terry (Cordova, NC/Richmond Senior HS) had doubled with two outs and moved to third on a wild pitch.  Tara Gibbs (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) added an insurance run as she homered to lead off the seventh.

Catawba struck first getting a run in the second inning with the aid of a pair of Pfeiffer errors.  Casey Baucom (Marshville, NC/Piedmont HS) scored the run when a ground ball by Alli Justice (Bishopville, MD/Decatur HS) with two outs was misplayed.  The Lady Indians had chances to build a bigger advantage, but left eight runners on in the first three frames.

Pfeiffer pulled even in the fourth with back-to-back doubles.  Celia Dew led off with a two-bagger and Sarah Waylock drover her home.  Catawba stranded another runner in the fifth after Kayla Myers (Bryson City, NC/Swain Co. HS) tripled with one out.  The Falcons loaded the bases in their fifth with one out, but failed to score.

Brittany Murray (Asheboro, NC/E. Randolph HS) scattered four hits to improve to 3-0 for Catawba.  She walked four and struck out three.  Gibbs and Myers each had two hits.  Allison Braswell took the loss for Pfeiffer, tossing the complete game. 

Justice put the Lady Indians out front in game two with a solo homer with two outs in the first.  Justice helped Catawba expand the lead with a two-run double in a four-run third.  Gibbs added a RBI single and Erin Witalison (Gold Hill, NC/Gray Stone Day) had a sacrifice fly to make the score 5-0.

Gibbs connected on a home run to start the Catawba fifth to stretch the advantage to 7-0.  Freshman Emily Huneycutt (Locust, NC/W. Stanly HS) tossed the one-hit shutout in game two.  She went five innings, allowing no walks with four strikeouts.

Gibbs picked up three hits in the nightcap, while Justice had two.  Catawba banged out 10 hits in each win.   Hannah Jackson had the lone Falcon hit in game two.

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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

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September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

67
September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

8
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 (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

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

11
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.

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 (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 22

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

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September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 8th of 17

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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) 7th of 8

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

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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 (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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

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September 28

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

Tennis (M) @ 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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