October 17, 2015
Volleyball Sweeps Anderson to Give Hamric Her 500th Coaching Win
SALISBURY, N.C -- Catawba won its third straight South Atlantic Conference volleyball match with a three-game sweep of visiting Anderson on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The win, by the scores of 25-13, 25-23, 26-24, gave Catawba Indians Head Coach Ginger Hamric her 500th win at Catawba. The Lady Indians improve to 11-9 overall and 8-5 in the SAC. The Trojans fall to 9-10 and 7-6.
Rachel Gallup (Fredericksburg, Va./Courtland HS) led Catawba with 11 kills, while Erin Morant (Bealeton, Va./Liberty HS), McKenzie Garrison (Newton, N.C./Maiden HS), Alex Hopper (Madison, N.C./McMichael HS) and Bri Howard (Graham, N.C./S. Alamance HS) each posted seven kills.
For the second straight match, Catawba rallied late in the third set to complete the sweep. The Lady Indians trailed 17-13 after Anderson had ran off seven straight points. Catawba would battle back and eventually tie the set at 22-all on a kill by Hopper. The Trojans got a set point at 24-23 after a kill from Jessica Harris, but Catawba reeled off the final three points. Howard and Gallup recorded kills for a 25-24 lead and the final point came on an attack error from Anderson.
The Trojans had used a six-point run midway through the second set to go up 18-17. Serena Jackson had three kills in the surge. Catawba retook the lead at 21-20 on back-to-back kills from Morant. Harris tied the set at 22-all, but kills from Howard and Gallup gave Catawba a set point. A Jayln Knight kill saved one set point, but Howard followed with a kill for Catawba to take the set.
Catawba rolled to a win in the opening set. The Lady Indians scored 11 straight points early to go up 14-2. Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, Mich./Henry Ford II HS) had two aces, Gallup two kills and a block and Howard a kill and two blocks in the run. Gallup eventually killed off the final point of the set.
Harris led Anderson with 13 kills. Marissa Mitter added 11 kills and seven digs. Megan Embry totaled 15 digs with Emily Conard collecting 14 digs and one ace. Priscilla Irizarry handed out 30 assists.
Garrison and Frabotta each recorded 12 digs for the Lady Indians. Frabotta had 34 assists. Catawba served seven aces, two each from Frabotta and Meredith Furr (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill HS).
Catawba is on the road next weekend for a pair of league matches. The Lady Indians are at Carson-Newman on Friday at 7 pm and at Lincoln Memorial on Saturday at 2 pm.
|Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1),||Stats|
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17
Baseball @ Tampa 5-9
Softball vs. KING 3-17
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Baseball @ Tampa 8-12
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2
Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8
Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC)
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12
Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7
Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1)
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 12-11
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 5-12
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2-7
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1-8
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 8-1
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
Softball vs MARS HILL, ppd. 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3:30 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)
Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)
Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.
Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.