2013-14 Top Catawba Athletic Moments: No. 16-20

Top20Moments1620 is counting down the most memorable events from the 2013-14 athletic season. Be sure to check each weekday to relive all of the most exciting moments from the past year.
Today we have moments 16 through 20.

No. 20: Carolina Turner and Katie Smith combine on softball’s sixth no-hitter
Two Lady Indians, Caroline Turner and Katie Smith, combined to no-hit Pfeiffer on February 23 at the Catawba Invitational.  It marked just the sixth no-hitter in school history.  Turner, a freshman, tossed the first five innings and collected her first collegiate victory.  Smith, a senior, pitched the last inning of the 8-0 shutout. 

No. 19: Men’s Lacrosse rallies for back-to-back overtime wins in Florida
Catawba twice rallied for overtime wins in consecutive games against Florida opposition.  First, against Florida Tech, the Indians scored twice in the final four minutes to erase an 11-9 deficit.  John Scheich’s goal with 59 seconds tied the contest.  Alex Dantzler provided the winner at the 1:50 mark of overtime.  Two days later at Rollins, Catawba scored twice in the final two minutes to erase a two-goal deficit to force the extra period.  David Hughes tallied the tying goal with just 38 seconds to play.  This time it was Trevor Sieracki who provided the winner with 1:20 remaining in overtime.

No. 18: Anna Barnes sets four women’s swimming records at Bluegrass Mountain Championships
Anna Barnes set individual marks in the both the 500 and 100 freestyle events at the Bluegrass Mountain Conference Championships in Charlotte, while adding marks in both the 400 and 800 freestyle relays.  Barnes placed sixth in the 1000 free (10:35.26) and ninth in the 500 free (5:06.91).

No. 17: Women’s Lacrosse tops Brevard to win first-ever conference game
After playing as an independent for the first two years of the program, the women’s lacrosse team notched a win in its South Atlantic Conference opener, 18-3 over Brevard at Shuford Stadium.  Catawba scored the game’s first nine goals and led 12-2 at the break. 

No. 16: Women’s Soccer upsets #11 Lenoir-Rhyne
On October 23 at Frock Field, Catawba avenged a SAC Tournament overtime loss from 2012 with a 1-0 upset of the 11th-ranked Bears.  Mary Kirkman picked up the game-winner, scoring the lone goal just past the hour mark. 

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