September 24, 2011
Volleyball Takes Down Brevard in Three Sets
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba picked up a win over visiting Brevard in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action, sweeping past the Tornados on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians improve to 10-3 overall and 5-2 in the SAC with the 25-10, 25-23, 25-15 victory. Brevard falls to 3-8 and 0-5.
Senior Shay Meeks (Kings Mountain, NC/Kings Mountain HS) paced the Lady Indians with 15 kills, while Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) added 11. As a team, Catawba hit at 44% for the match with setter Jordan Raye (Boonville, NC/Starmount HS) handing out 28 assists. Whitmer and libero Jenny Young (Roanoke, VA/Patrick Henry HS) each registered 14 digs.
Erin Rollins (Murphy, NC) led Brevard with 11 kills and two blocks. Bethany Stevenson (Prattville, AL) dished out 18 assists and collected five digs.
Catawba dominated the opening set, hitting a 53% to just 9% for the Tornados. A kill by Whitmer and an ace by Denise Grissom (Stokesdale, NC/Rockingham Co. HS) gave the Lady Indians a 10-4 edge. A service run by Whitmer covered seven consecutive points to up the margin to 20-7. The surge included three kills each from Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) and Savannah Tomlinson (Rensenburg, NC/Westhampton Beach HS/UNCG). Raye killed off the final point.
Brevard led most of set two. Ashley Morrison (Denver, CO) delivered a kill to put the Tornados up 10-5. Rollins killed off a point for a 12-8 edge and another kill from Morrison had Brevard up 17-14. Catawba reeled off four straight points to take its first lead of the set after a kill by Whitmer and an ace by Raye.
Rollins put Brevard back up 21-20, but Raye recorded two kills to give Catawba a 22-21 edge. An attack error gave the Lady Indians a 23-21 lead then Rollins killed a point to reduce the margin to a point. Raye added another kill for a 24-22 edge then later killed off the set point.
Whitmer and Parrish had back-to-back kills for a 10-7 Catawba lead as the Lady Indians started to pull away in the final set. Meeks had consecutive kills to push the margin to 14-8. Two more kills from Meeks saw Catawba take a 20-10 advantage. Freshman Haley Lanier (Burgaw, NC/Pender Co. HS) killed off the final point.
Parrish added eight kills, two blocks and a dozen assists for Catawba. Tomlinson posted three blocks with Raye added seven kills.
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Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17
Baseball @ Tampa 5-9
Softball vs. KING 3-17
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Baseball @ Tampa 8-12
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2
Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8
Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC)
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12
Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7
Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1)
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 12-11
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 5-12
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2-7
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1-8
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 8-1
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3:30 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)
Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)
Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.
Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.
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