Volleyball

Volleyball Picked Sixth in Preseason SAC Coaches Poll

ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba was picked sixth in the 2013 SAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll, as announced by the league office on Monday.  Seven-time defending SAC champion Wingate was picked once again to be the conference favorite, receiving the maximum number of possible first-place votes – 11 – under the poll’s voting structure. 

Catawba is in a reloading mode after the graduation of six seniors from a year ago.  Included in those were multi-time all-conference picks Jordan Raye, Kaitlyn Whitmer and Jenny Young. 

The Lady Indians return six players that saw action in over 40 sets during last season.  One the headliners returning is Rachel Gallup, a SAC All-Freshman team pick last season.  Gallup was third on the team with 191 kills and also collected 30 blocks and served 15 aces.  She is joined by four seniors; Emily Richardson (53 kills, 38 blocks), Savannah Tomlinson (48 kills, 30 blocks), Leah Ryan (25 digs, 3 aces) and Anna Logan, who has missed the last two seasons with injuries.

Other key returners include juniors Ashley Brown (25 kills, 27 blocks) and Haley Lanier (22 kills).  Two other sophomores, Abby Pennington and Kaytee Frabotta, also saw ample playing time as freshman.  Pennington collected 88 kills with 49 blocks, while Frabotta averaged just over five assists per set.
 
The 2013 SAC volleyball regular season gets underway on Thursday, Sept. 5 when Brevard hosts Virginia-Wise. 

2013 SAC Volleyball Preseason Coaches’ Poll
1. Wingate, 121 (11)
2. Tusculum, 109 (1)
3. Lincoln Memorial, 98
4. Newberry, 80
5. Lenoir-Rhyne, 78
6. Catawba, 69
7. Queens, 66
8. Mars Hill, 52
9. Carson-Newman, 45
10. Anderson, 41
11. Brevard, 18
12. Coker, 15


2013 SAC Volleyball Preseason All-Conference Team
First Team
Anna Hilton, WU
Samantha Parrish, NEW
Haley Rhyne, L-R
Caitlyn Dean, TC
Lexi Potter, WU
Kassie Voelker, TC
Susie Murach, WU
Ashley Sarmiento, TC

Second Team
Shelly Stumpff, WU
Marissa Wixson, MHU
Shannon Gillespie, AU
Megan Hasse, TC
Keri Kemp, QU
Alison Cooke, WU
Maggie Murphy, MHU
Danae Stauffer, TC

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«October 2017»
1
October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

3
October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
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

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October 9

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

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

10
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

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

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

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

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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

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

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October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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

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October 25

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

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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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.

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October 31

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

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

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