Softball shutout twice by league-leading Carson-Newman

JEFFERSON CITY, TN -- Catawba College dropped both ends of a doubleheader to league-leading Carson-Newman on Wednesday afternoon in South Atlantic Conference softball action at the C-N softball complex. The Lady Eagles won by the scores of 4-0 and 6-0 and improved to 28-9 overall and 9-1 in the SAC. Catawba fell to 20-20 and 5-7. Carson-Newman scored single runs in four different innings to record its game one win. Mary Roberts (Knoxville, TN) squeezed home a run in the second, while Brooke Randolph (Chattanooga, TN) doubled home a run in the third for a 2-0 lead. Cristi Benton (Snellville, GA) would double home runs the fourth and sixth innings to give the Lady Eagles a 4-0 edge. Catawba managed just five hits off Lady Eagle pitcher Marci Mitchell (Lithonia, GA), who struck out seven in the shutout. Shannon Handy (Advance, NC) scattered eight hits in taking the loss for the Lady Indians. The Lady Eagles broke open the second game with a four-run fifth to take a 5-0 lead. An Erin Rutherford (Knoxville, TN) single in the first put Carson-Newman up 1-0. Rutherford would double home a pair in the fifth. Megan Elliott (East Ridge, TN) took a no-hitter into the sixth, but Ashlee Rhoades (China Grove, NC) broke up the bid with a leadoff single. Elliott would surrender just two hits with one strike out. #####

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

December 17

Swimming MEN vs. QUEENS 58-133

Swimming WOMEN vs. QUEENS 69-120

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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