March 19, 2013
Baseball Splits Doubleheader With #12 Shippensburg
SALISBURY, NC -- Host Catawba and Shippensburg split a baseball doubleheader between a pair of nationally-ranked teams on Tuesday afternoon at Newman Park. The Catawba Indians, ranked 18th in NCAA II, now stand at 22-8 after a 6-2 win in the opener. The 12th-ranked Raiders won the nightcap 14-4 and are 13-4 on the year.
Catawba scored three times in the first inning to take a quick lead in the opener. After an error to start the inning, Garrett Furr (Gold Hill, NC/Mt. Pleasant HS) got a run in on a ground out with the bases loaded for a 1-0 lead. Julio Zubillaga (China Grove, NC/Carson HS) brought in a run on an infield single with Cameron Beard (Conover, NC/Bunker Hill HS) singling home the final run.
Shippensburg cut a 4-0 deficit in half with single runs in the fifth and sixth innings, but Catawba was able to answer those runs as Keaton Hawks (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) and Chris Dula (Troutman, NC/S. Iredell HS) singled home runs.
John Tuttle (Kannapolis, NC/Brown HS) shook off a couple of bad outings to post the win. He went five and a third innings, allowing two runs on four hits with four strikeouts. He improved to 5-4. Graham Lawing (Huntersville, NC/NW Cabarrus HS/Wilkes CC) got Tuttle out of trouble in the sixth and Ryan McClintock (Matthews, NC/Providence HS) closed out the game with a scoreless seventh inning.
Zubillaga and Ethan Satterfield (Madison, NC/McMichael HS) each had a pair of hits and drove in a run for the Indians. Hawks and Dylan Richardson (Randleman, NC/Randleman HS/Appalachian St.) scored twice. Michael Douglas scored both of the runs for the Raiders.
Shippensburg erased a 1-0 deficit with a big six-run third inning to take control of the nightcap. The Raiders capitalized on a pair of Catawba errors Half of the runs scored with two outs, including two on a home run by Pat Kregeloh. He added a three-run homer in the forth to push the Shippensburg lead to 10-1.
Catawba scored a pair of runs in the fourth on a two-run triple by Hawks and Dula hit a solo home run, his 10th of the year, in the fifth to get the Indians within 10-4. Shippensburg answered right back with two runs in both the sixth and seventh frames for the final margin.
Kregeloh paced Shippensburg with his five RBI. Simon Beloff had three hits, while Tyler Shover and Cody Kulp joined Kregeloh with two hits. Shover had two RBI. Rich Michaud earned his first win with five innings of work. He allowed four runs on five hits over five innings.
Hawks and Dula each had two hits and two RBI for Catawba in the loss. Sean Grant (Statesville, NC/W. Iredell HS) took the loss, although only one of the six runs he allowed over three innings were earned.
Catawba will travel to Carson-Newman this weekend for a league series that begins on Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
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
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.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
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
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9
Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
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.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
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.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
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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