Softball Splits Sunday Games at Mid South Classic

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Catawba split a pair of games at the Mid-South Classic Softball Tournament on Sunday at Tyger River Park.  The Catawba Indians stand at 5-16 after a 7-4 win over Mount Olive and a 4-2 loss to UNC Pembroke. 

Catawba jumped on Mount Olive with five runs in the first inning to overcome a 1-0 deficit.  Ashley Wagoner (Roaring River, N.C./E. Wilkes) had a two-run double, while Katherine Shumaker (Blanch, N.C./Bartlett Yancy) and Grace Holland (Thomasville, N.C./Ledford) also drove in a run.

The Trojans pulled within 5-4 in the third after a two-run triple from Callie Ferrell.  Brooke Walser (Thomasville, N.C./E. Davidson) settled down after that retiring 13 of the final 14 batters and 11 in a row.  Catawba got some insurance in the sixth as Lynnsey Taylor (Hope Mills, N.C./Gray’s Creek) double home a run and later scored on a groundout by Caroline Turner (Kenly, N.C./N. Johnston).

Turner finished with three hits, while Taylor and Delane Smith (Wake Forest, N.C./Wake Forest) had two.  Walser (4-4) scattered eight hits, walked nine and fanned six.

The Lady Indians fell behind 3-0 in the top of the first against UNC Pembroke with Jamie Johnson hitting a leadoff home run.  Taylor scored on a single by Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill) in the third, but UNCP answered as Abbey Walters singled home a run in the fourth with her third hit of the game.

Catawba loaded the bases in the sixth and got a run on an infield single by Leah Huggins (Hope Mills, N.C./Gray’s Creek), but Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill) was caught off second and the Trojans got out of trouble.  The Lady Indians put two on in the seventh, but a double play ended it.

Stinnard had two hits for Catawba.  Turner pitched well in relief, tossing seven innings and allowing just one run on six hits with eight strikeouts.

Catawba travels to Columbus, Ga., next weekend for a tournament that will see the Lady Indians face Columbus State, Auburn Montgomery and Barry.

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UNC Pembroke Box

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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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Soccer (M) Team Photo