Volleyball

Volleyball Wins Five-Set Thriller Over Carson-Newman

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba outlasted Carson-Newman in a thrilling five-set South Atlantic Conference volleyball match on Friday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 17-25, 26-24, 25-22, 21-25 and 22-20 to improve to 7-9 overall and 4-4 in the SAC.  The Eagles fall to 8-9 and 2-6.

Catawba seniors Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS), 23 kills and five blocks, and Carson Brewer (Raleigh, NC/Middle Creek HS/Cape Fear CC), 22 kills and five blocks, combined to help the Lady Indians snap a three-match losing streak.  Emily Richardson (Salem, VA/Salem HS) collected nine blocks, while freshman setter Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, MI/Henry Ford II HS) delivered 53 assists, 17 digs, four blocks and seven kills. 

Rachel Harper (Chattanooga, TN) led Carson-Newman with 24 kills, 11 digs and five blocks.  Lauren Santarelli (Colorado Springs, CO) added 17 kills with Ashley Ferris (Knoxville, TN) collected nine kills and seven blocks.  Kristen Pickett (Cleveland, TN) handed out 58 assists and libero Angelle Hayes (Brentwood, TN) recorded 42 digs.

Catawba had five match points in the fifth set before Alli Parrish (Zebulon, NC/Smithfield-Selma HS) finally killed off the final point.  The Lady Indians led 14-12, but a Harper kills and an attack error tied the set and led to the dramatics.  Carson-Newman had four match points.

Carson-Newman got out of the gate quickly, hitting at 47% in the opening set.  The Eagles jumped out to a 10-3 lead and increased the margin to 22-11 on a kill from Sabina Papala (Laziska Gorne, POLAND).  Parrish staved off a Carson-Newman set point in the second with a kill then a block from Richardson and Rachel Gallup (Fredericksburg, VA) led to a Catawba set point which was converted on a C-N error.

Catawba held off the Eagles in set three winning three of the last four points, getting set point on a block from Parrish and Ashley Brown (Hendersonville, NC/N. Henderson HS).  The Lady Eagles evened the match as they won five of the last six points of set four.  Santarelli killed off the set point.

Catawba will host Lincoln Memorial on Saturday at 2 p.m. in its next match.

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«February 2018»
1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

56
February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

7
February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

10
February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) 

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 4 p.m.

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON noon

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG noon

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 2 p.m.

Softball vs BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Elon 3 p.m.

19
February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)

Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

22
February 22

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

25
February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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