November 9, 2013
Volleyball Falls to Lincoln Memorial in Four Sets
SALISBURY, NC -- Lincoln Memorial grabbed a four-set win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Lady Railsplitters won by the scores of 25-23, 16-25, 25-15 and 25-14 to improve to 16-11 overall and 12-7 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians fall to 4-17 and 4-15.
Kaitlin Walton (Muncie, IN) collected 15 kills with three blocks and four aces to lead Lincoln Memorial. Kendra Gephart (Morrow, OH) and Jazzy Oates (Franklin, TN) each added 11 kills. Libero Casey Mense (Murfreesboro, TN) picked up 18 digs and setter Abby Cash (New Carlisle, IN) handed out 29 assists.
McKenzie Garrison (Newton, NC/Maiden HS) led the Lady Indians nine kills and 10 digs. Haley Lanier (Burgaw, NC/Pender Co. HS) followed with eight kills and Bri Howard (Graham, NC/S. Alamance HS) tallied eight kills and three blocks. Libero Taylor Houser (Mt. Holly, NC/S. Point HS/Pfeiffer) recorded 11 digs and setter Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, MI/Henry Ford II HS) had 32 assists, three aces and 10 digs.
Catawba trailed by three late in the opening set, but won three straight points to pull even at 23-23. After a Catawba error, Gephart killed off the final point for LMU. Consecutive aces from Frabotta got Catawba going in set two with a 10-5 lead. LMU closed within 15-12, but the Lady Indians ran off seven straight points which included two kills from Lanier and an ace from Houser. Two kills from Lanier got Catawba to set point which came on a LMU error.
The Lady Railsplitters took control early in the third set. A 9-1 run put LMU up 11-5 after an ace from Walton. Up 13-9, Walton had two kills and Mense an ace to help push the margin to 18-10. A Brooke Fleeman (Nashville, TN) kill ended the set.
It was another quick start for LMU in the final set. A 13-2 run gave the visitors a 16-5 edge. Walton had two early aces in the run, while Gephart added four kills. LMU continued to pull away and ended the match on a combo block from Walton and Oates.
Catawba will close out its home schedule on Tuesday as the Lady Indians host Queens at 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
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
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships 9 a.m.
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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