April 15, 2011
Baseball Shuts Out Tusculum 13-0 to Open Weekend Series
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba limited Tusculum to just three hits in blanking the visiting Pioneers 13-0 in South Atlantic Conference baseball action on Friday night at Newman Park. The Catawba Indians improve to 34-8 overall and 21-4 in the SAC. Tusculum falls to 32-11 and 16-9.
Catawba took the lead in the second, scoring three runs. Julio Zubillaga (China Grove, NC/Carson HS) singled home a run with the bases loaded and one out to put the Tribe on top. Josh Hohn (Greensboro, NC/S. Guilford/North Greenville) delivered a two-out, two-run single to push the lead to 3-0.
That would be enough support for the Catawba pitchers. Nick Lomascolo (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) blanked the Pioneers on two hits over five and two-thirds innings before exiting on a pitch count to be rested for the opening of the SAC Tournament on Wednesday. The sophomore fanned eight and walked one. Clay Watson (Lexington, NC/N. Davidson HS) got the final out of the sixth then Ross Whitley (Mooresville, NC/Lake Norman HS) tossed two shutout frames. Chris Dula (Troutman, NC/S. Iredell HS) closed out the final three outs.
Catawba exploded in the sixth for six runs to break the game open. The Indians benefitted from four walks and Garrett Furr (Gold Hill, NC/Mt. Pleasant HS) capped the big inning on his second grand slam in as many games. A pair of errors led to four more Catawba runs in the seventh for the final margin.
Furr finished the night with three hits, while Zubillaga, Hohn and Ryan Bostian (Kannapolis, NC/S. Rowan HS/Montreat) each drove in two runs. Lukas Graves (St. Joseph, IL) reached base twice for Tusculum on a walk and a hit. Branfy Arias (La Romana, DOMINCAN REPUBLIC) and Matt Henriksen (Hingham, MA) had the other two Pioneer hits.
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|Volleyball @ Francis Marion, 7:00|
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Volleyball @ Francis Marion 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 7 p.m.
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR
Football vs. NEWBERRY noon
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 8 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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