July 17, 2014
2013-14 Top Catawba Athletic Moments: No. 21-25
Gocatawbaindians.com is counting down the most memorable events from the 2013-14 athletic season. Be sure to check gocatawbaindians.com each weekday to relive all of the most exciting moments from the past year.
Today we have moments 21 through 25.
No. 25: Baseball routs #3 Mount Olive in a NCAA Southeast Region baseball tournament elimination game.
After dropping its regional opener to #2 Lander, Catawba’s bats came alive, pounding out 17 hits in a 16-4 win over the third-ranked Trojans. Blake Houston had four hits with Paul Kronenfeld collecting three more. Ethan Satterfield and T.J. Wharton each drove in three runs.
No. 24: Chad Hollandsworth kicks winning field goal as time expires in 20-17 win over North Greenville
Catawba rallied from a 17-3 halftime deficit to stun the Crusaders. Tied at 17-17 with just 1:14 left, Mike Sheehan led a drive that started on the Catawba 18-yard-line for the winning points. A 22-yard pass to Tyler Hamilton to the NGU six set up the final kick from Chad Hollandsworth that sailed through the uprights as time expired.
No. 23: Matt Farmakis shuts out #24 Georgia College to keep baseball alive at NCAA II Southeast Regional Tournament
Matt Farmakis baffled the high-powered offense of nationally-ranked Georgia College in an elimination game at the regional. The freshman allowed just six hits with a walk and six strikeouts. Keaton Hawks delivered three hits and had a steal of home in the win.
No. 22: Men’s Cross Country wins the Catawba Invitational
Led by three top five finishers the Men’s Cross Country Team laid claim to a win in its initial meet of the season held at Salisbury Community Park. Nathan Hatley posted a third-place finish, while Matt Jordan-Steele and Alex Griffin were fourth and fifth. It marked the first win for the Catawba men since 2009.
No. 21: Paul Kronenfeld hits in 20 straight baseball games, seventh longest streak in school history.
Paul Kronenfeld began his hitting streak on March 7 in the series opener at Lincoln Memorial. The 20-game streak came to an end on April 9 against USC Aiken, going 0-for-2 with three walks. Kronenfeld hit .432 during the streak, going 35-of-81.
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