April 8, 2011
Baseball Opens Carson-Newman Series With 9-4 Win
KODAK, TN -- Catawba rallied from an early deficit to claim a 9-4 win over host Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Friday night at Smokies Park. The Catawba Indians, ranked 21st in NCAA II, improves to 30-8 overall and 18-4 in the SAC. The Eagles fall to 17-23 and 13-9.
Jonathan Dalton doubled home a run in the first inning for Carson-Newman and the Eagles scored twice on bunts in the second frame to go up 3-0. Catawba got a run back in the third on a single by Garrett Furr (Gold Hill, NC/Mt. Pleasant HS) then the Indians plated five runs in the sixth to take over.
Brett Underwood (Greensboro, NC/SW Guilford HS) started the big Catawba inning with a one-out walk and scored on a single by Blake Houston (Mt. Ulla, NC/S. Rowan HS). After a walk and a fly out, Josh Hohn (Greensboro, NC/S. Guilford HS/N. Greenville) doubled home Houston to tie the game. Chris Dula (Troutman, NC/S. Iredell HS) singled two home to put Catawba on top then scored on a single by Furr for a 6-3 lead.
Catawba added a run in the seventh as Underwood scored on a ground out by Julio Zubillaga (China Grove, NC/Carson HS) and tacked on two in the eighth on a single by Austin Moyer (Greensboro, NC/SE Guilford HS/USC Upstate). That was enough for Nick Lomascolo (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS), who went seven innings to improve to 7-1. He allowed two earned runs off five hits with three walks and three strikeouts. Clay Watson (Lexington, NC/N. Davidson HS) finished off the final two frames.
Furr led the Catawba bats with three hits and a pair of RBI. Underwood added two hits and scored twice. Hohn scored three times. Dalton reached base three times for the Eagles on a hit and two walks. Austin Bridgewater took the loss as he allowed six runs on seven hits over six innings. He posted five strikeouts.
Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional
Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)
Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.
Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.
Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.
Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 6 p.m.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)
Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.
Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)
Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.
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