Softball earns sweep of St. Andrews

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College swept a doubleheader from visiting St. Andrews in softball action at Ellis Park on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Indians won by the scores of 10-5 and 3-2 in improving to 13-11 on the season. St. Andrews falls to 8-15. Catawba pounded out 14 hits and rallied from an early 4-1 deficit to take the opener. After falling behind 1-0 after and inning, St. Andrews got a solo home run from Tina Gonsalves in the second and added three more in the third. Gonslaves and Bethany Smith each singled home runs, while Brandy Ankney hit a sacrifice fly. Stacey Handy (Advance, NC) reached on an error that started a four-run third as Catawba took a 5-4 lead. Katie Phelps (Prince Frederick, MD) had a key two-run single, while Val McDowell (Crofton, MD) also singled home a run. The Knights tied the score in the fourth, but Catawba added two runs in the fourth and three more in the sixth to pull away. Jenn Ropp (Broadway, VA) collected three hits and had two RBI for Catawba, while Phelps was among four players with two hits and led the way with three RBI. Phelps also picked up the win on the mound, tossing four innings in relief and allowing no earned runs on five hits with three strikeouts. Gonsalves had two hits and two RBI for St. Andrews. Catawba got a RBI single from Ropp and a run on an error to grab a 2-0 lead after an inning of game two. Celeste Windham pulled the Knights within a run with a RBI single in the second, but Ashlee Rhoades (China Grove, NC) scored on a groundout by Stacey Handy in Catawba second for a 3-1 lead. St. Andrews would draw within a run on an error in the third, but after the error, Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) retired 13 of the next 14 Knight batters to earn the win and improve to 5-1. She scattered seven hits and allowed just two runs (one earned) with three strikeouts. Rhoades had two hits to lead the offense. Gonsalves and Windham each had a pair of hits for St. Andrews. #####

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

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)

October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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

October 9

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

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

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

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

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

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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.

October 31

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

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

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