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Baseball completes sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne to stay atop SAC standings

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College built a 16-3 lead, then held off visiting Lenoir-Rhyne to sweep the weekend South Atlantic Conference baseball series with a 16-10 win on Sunday afternoon at Newman Park. The Indians improve to 25-17 overall and remaining atop the league standings with an 11-4 mark. Lenoir-Rhyne drops its 13th straight game, falling to 17-20 and 4-11. Jeff Boyles (Pinnacle, NC) gave the Tribe the lead for good with a two-run homer in the second. Catawba would break the game open in the third, scoring seven times with six unearned after a leadoff error. A Blair Reynolds (King, NC) grand slam highlighted the frame for Catawba. Reynolds would hit a solo shot in a three-run fifth and the Tribe added three insurance runs in the seventh. The Bears had scored twice in the sixth on an error and a RBI grounder by Lucas Jones (Lynchburg, VA). In the ninth, Lenoir-Rhyne scored seven times capped by a grand slam by Matt Wiley (Charlotte, NC). The Bears would get two more baserunners via walks, but Nick Mayle (Landis, NC) got a fly out to end the game. Chris Abernathy (Claremont, NC) pitched the first seven innings for Catawba to earn the win. He scattered nine hits and allowed three runs with only one being earned. Boyles had three hits and three RBI for Catawba, while Reynolds had five RBI on his two dingers. Matt Baker (Charlotte, NC), Chris Foy (South Mills, NC) and Nick Lefko (Faith, NC) also had three hits for the Tribe. Wiley collected four RBI for the Bears, while Dustin Day (Lincolnton, NC) had three hits. #####

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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