Volleyball gets 300th win for Ashley in season-opener

SALISBURY, NC Catawba College opened its 2003 volleyball campaign with a pair of wins at the Catawba Invitational on Friday at Goodman Gym. With the opening win, a 30-18, 30-21, 28-30, 30-23 decision over Slipper Rock, Ginger Ashley recorded her program-leading 300th win. She becomes only the fourth Catawba coach to reach 300 wins. Catawba also defeated Virginia State by the scores of 30-13, 30-18 and 30-13. Against Slippery Rock, Catawba jumped to a quick 6-1 lead in the opening game behind a kill and a pair of blocks by Elizabeth Hewitt (Hickory, NC). The Rockets fell down 22-11, but would eventually bring the score to as close as 23-17 before the Lady Indians regained momentum. Sophomore Summer Zuck (Kingston,TN) had a pair of kills in the final 5-0 run to end the game. Catawba pulled away late in game two. Leading 21-20, the Lady Indians scored nine of the final 10 points, including the last seven, three on aces by Stephanie Brendel (Drexel, NC). Slippery Rock jumped out to a 19-13 lead in the third game and held on for the win. Jen Houser (Grafton, OH) had a big game, recording seven kills and an ace to lead the Rockets. Catawba again used a late run to close out the match in the fourth game. The Lady Indians scored 10 of the last 15 points. Crissi Harrison (Hickory, NC) eight kills in the game, finishing with a game-high 13. Hope Miller (Newton, NC) added eight kills, a team-high 21 digs and three aces. Hewitt had seven kills and eight blocks, while Brendel finished with five aces. Sophomore Nicole Scheidt (China Grove, NC) registered 42 assists. Catawba made short work of Virginia State. The Lady Indians built an 11-2 lead to start and enjoyed a 10 point run later in the game. Miller led the way with five kills in the game. A pair of late aces by freshman Stacey Evans (Newton, NC) helped Catawba to the win in game two. Freshman Amanda Nantz (Troutman, NC) had a kill, two blocks and a pair of aces in game three, while Crystal Bonner (Yadkinville, NC) added two aces and a pair of kills. Miller led the way with 10 kills against the Trojanettes, adding thee digs and a pair of aces. Erin Naumann (Cave Creek, AZ) posted 11 digs. #######

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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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