October 23, 2015
Volleyball Falls Just Short on Upset of SAC Co-Leader
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. -- Carson-Newman turned back an upset bid by visiting Catawba to claim a five-set win in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Holt Fieldhouse. The Lady Eagles stay tied for first in the league with the 24-26, 25-16, 25-16, 18-25, 15-13 victory. The win ups Carson-Newman's mark to 19-3 overall and 13-1 in the SAC. The Lady Indians fall to 11-10 and 8-6.
In the deciding set, Carson-Newman jumped out to a 6-2 lead on a pair of kills from Sara Fairley and an ace from Molly Locke. Catawba came back and led 11-9 after a kill from Alex Hopper (Madison, N.C./McMichael HS). A kill from Rachel Gallup (Fredericksburg, Va./Courtland HS) had Catawba up 13-11, but C-N won the final four points to win the match. After an attack error, a Taylor Lowe ace tied it before Maddie Borch killed off the final two points.
McKenzie Garrison (Newton, N.C./Maiden HS) led Catawba with 10 kills and added a pair of blocks and 10 digs. Hopper and Bri Howard (Graham, N.C./S. Alamance HS) followed with seven kills and three blocks. Erin Morant (Bealeton, Va./Liberty HS) registered eight blocks, while setter Kaytee Frabotta (Sterling Heights, Mich./Henry Ford II HS) posted six kills, 14 digs, 24 assists, two aces and three blocks.
Fairley recorded a match-high 19 kills for Carson-Newman. Borch added 16 kills and three blocks, while Locke had a dozen kills, 15 digs three blocks and three aces. Catawba recorded 11 blocks on the night with Carson-Newman serving 12 aces.
Catawba rallied from an early 13-8 deficit to win the opening set. Down 23-22, Garrison had a kill to pull the Lady Indians even. Carson-Newman fought off a set point with a Fairley kill to make it 24-all. A service error and an attack error gave Catawba the final points.
The Lady Indians hit at a negative four percent in set two, but were as close as 17-13 late in the set. Carson-Newman took a 19-13 lead on a kill from Natalie Harris and an ace from Megan Morris then used several Catawba errors to put the set away.
Carson-Newman hit at 43% in winning the third set. A Harris kill put the Lady Eagles up 13-8. Four straight Catawba errors upped C-N's lead to 22-13 and Locke's kill ended the set.
Catawba jumped to a quick 8-2 lead in set four. Morant had a kill and a block late in the early surge. Another kill from Morant gave the Lady Indians an 18-10 edge. Catawba kept a solid lead the rest of the set and sent the match to the fifth on a kill from Garrison.
Catawba will continue its Tennessee swing on Saturday with a 2 pm match at Lincoln Memorial.
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
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
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
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
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
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.
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Golf (M) @ NGU Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Inv - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ NGU Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Inv - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC)
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2 p.m.
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 4 p.m.
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 4 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 7 p.m.
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial noon
Baseball @ Mars Hill noon
Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ 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 (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ 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.
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