April 20, 2011
Softball Picks Up Win in SAC Tournament Opener
JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- Third-seeded Catawba opened play at the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament with a 5-0 win over Mars Hill at the Lady Eagle Softball Complex on Wednesday afternoon at Carson-Newman College. Alli Justice (Bishopville, MD/Decatur HS) led the way for Catawba going 2-for-2 with a triple and home run. The Catawba Indians improve to 30-17, while the Lions, seeded sixth, fall to 29-20.
Justice scored twice and tallied three RBI in the victory to back the shutout by freshman Emily Huneycutt (Locust, NC/W. Stanly HS). Huneycutt improved to 17-8 with her eighth shutout. She allowed five hits, walked two and struck out one.
Justice got Catawba on the board in the bottom of the first. Following an error and a double by Kayla Myers (Bryson City, NC/Swain Co. HS), the junior tripled in two for the early lead. Tara Gibbs (Waynesville, NC/Tuscola HS) followed with a single, scoring Justice, to up the margin to 3-0.
Huneycutt got out of a bases-loaded jam in the third then did not allow a Mars Hill hit the rest of the way. Catawba added to its lead in the fifth as Justice homered with two outs. The Lady Indians added three more singles in the frame with Lauren Lewis (Concord, NC/N. Mecklenburg HS) plating Gibbs for the final run.
Justice and Gibbs each had two hits for the Lady Indians. Seventeen of the 21 outs recorded by Huneycutt were on ground balls with two more on infield pop ups. Ashley McCurry had two hits for Mars Hill.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann 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) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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