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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«April 2018»
April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

April 6

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 12-21

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 18-10

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 5 p.m.

April 27

Baseball vs. Anderson (SAC Tournament) 1:30 p.m.

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. Queens (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 7 p.m.

April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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