Volleyball Ends Six-Match Home Stand With Win Over Pfeiffer

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba rallied from a set down to top visiting Pfeiffer 19-25, 25-10, 25-14 and 25-23 in volleyball action on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians even their record at 6-6, while the Falcons fall to 2-10.

Catawba's Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS) led all players with a match-high 22 kills to pace the Lady Indians.  Carson Brewer (Raleigh, NC/Middle Creek HS/Cape Fear CC) added seven kills, 14 digs and a pair of aces, while Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) posted eight kills, 17 assists, two aces and a pair of blocks.  Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, MI/Henry Ford II HS was pressed into starting duty with an illness to setter Jordan Raye (Boonville, NC/Starmount HS) and the freshman handed out 25 assists and collected eight digs, an ace and a block.

Pfeiffer was led by Milana Mervosh (Roebuck, SC), who had 10 kills and six digs, while Kelly Lancellot (Naples, FL) and Brianna Jones (Atlanta, GA) each had seven kills.  Anna Vizvary (North Augusta, SC) had four blocks and Cate Glendenning (Holly Springs, NC) 16 digs.

The Lady Indians scored the opening six points that included an ace by Parrish, but Pfeiffer stormed right back with eight straight on the serve of Taylor Houser (Mount Holly, NC).  Houser had two aces, while Jones added three kills and a block.  The Falcons led 20-19 when Lancellot and Mervosh delivered kills then Meghan Davis (Fulton, MO) served two aces on the final three points to close out the set.

Catawba rolled in set two.  The Lady Indians jumped out 9-0 on Frabotta's serve.  She had an ace and Whitmer five kills in the surge.  The Lady Indians took control of set three with a 7-1 run midway through to go up 17-9.  The run had kills from Parrish and Rachel Gallup (Fredericksburg, VA/Courtland HS) and five Falcon errors.  Brewer had a kill and an ace and Whitmer two kills as Catawba reeled off the final four points.

The Lady Indians led set four 12-10 after a kill from Parrish, but Pfeiffer ran off seven straight points that included two kills from Lancellot and an ace by Davis to go up 17-12.  A kill from Amber Wooten (East Bend, NC) put the Falcons up 23-21, but Whitmer had a kill and Gallup and Parrish a combo block to tie the set.  Gallup followed with a solo block and a Falcon error ended the match.

Gallup had three blocks and four kills on the night.  Libero Jenny Young (Roanoke, VA/Henry HS) picked up 27 digs.  Catawba will be idle until it returns to league play on Oct. 5 at Anderson for a 7 p.m. match.


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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

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

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

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.

October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

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.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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Soccer (M) Team Photo