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Bats Silenced as Baseball Falls to Lander in Opening Game at NCAA Regional

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GREENWOOD, SC -- Top-seeded Lander got a complete game from Dylan Wolchik in opening the 2014 NCAA II Southeast Region Baseball Tournament with a 4-1 win over Catawba on Thursday night at Dolny Stadium.  The host Bearcats, ranked #2 in NCAA II, improve to 48-6 and will face USC Aiken next on Friday afternoon.  The sixth-seeded Catawba Indians drop to 33-19 and face an elimination game against Mount Olive on Friday at noon.

Lander scored all four of its runs in the third inning.  After an out, Craig Brooks (Monroe, NC/Parkwood HS) walked three straight batters to load the bases.  Connor Lewis followed with a two-strike, bases-clearing double to right center that put the Bearcats up 3-0.  Weston Lawing added a RBI single to cap the scoring.

The Indians pen kept the Bearcats to just four runs, including a sparkling four shutout frames from senior Michael Trombino (Boca Raton, FL/Calvary Academy).  He allowed one hit, walked one and fanned four.

Wolchik kept Catawba off the bases until Paul Kronenfeld (Greensboro, NC/Woodberry Forest HS/Georgia Tech) singled with one out in the fourth.  The Indians put a pair of runners on with one out in the sixth, but Lander got out of the frame unscathed.

Catawba finally got on the board in the seventh.  Ethan Satterfield (Madison, NC/McMichael HS) led off with a single.  He stole second and went to third on an overthrow.  T.J. Wharton (Lutz, FL/Bishop McLaughlin HS/Guilford Tech) produced the run with a sacrifice fly.  The Indians would get a baserunner in the eighth and ninth, but could not get a run in.

Wolchik improved to 11-1 with his complete game.  He allowed one unearned run off three hits with three walks and four strikeouts.  Thomas Berry had two hits and produced the only multi-hit performance of the game.  He also walked twice.

Brooks (12-3) ended a stretch of 12 straight winning decisions with the loss.  He gave up just three hits, but walked four over his two and a third innings.  Brooks fanned three.  Dylan Richardson (Randleman, NC/Randleman HS/Appalachian St.) had the other for the Indians on a bunt single in the sixth.

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September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

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September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

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September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

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September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

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September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

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September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

10
September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

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September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

12
September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

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September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

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September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

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September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 22

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

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September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle of Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 8th of 17

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September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

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September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 7th of 8

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

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September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

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September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

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September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

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September 30

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

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

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