Softball Opens SAC Play With Sweep of Brevard

BREVARD, N.C. -- Catawba opened South Atlantic Conference softball play with a doubleheader sweep of host Brevard on Saturday afternoon at the Brevard Turf Field.  The Catawba Indians won the pair of games by the scores of 10-1 and 14-2 in improving to 9-22 overall and 2-0 in the SAC.  The Tornados fall to 2-8 and 0-2.

Caroline Turner (Kenly, N.C./N. Johnston) had two hits in each game, drove in four run in the opener and had a two-run single in the fourth inning of game two that pulled Catawba even after an early deficit.  Brooke Walser (Thomasville, N.C./E. Davidson) won both games to up her record to 6-8.

Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill) and Grace Holland (Thomasville, N.C./Ledford) both enjoyed a three-hit game two after two hits in the opener.  Taylor Martin (Salisbury, N.C./W. Rowan) also had two hits in each game with Delane Smith (Wake Forest, N.C./Wake Forest) went 4-for-4 in game two.

Stinnard scored on a wild pitch in the first inning to give Catawba a quick lead.  Turner capped a four-run third with a two-run triple then singled home two runs to finish off a four-run fourth and Catawba ended the game after five.

Walser gave up just one unearned run over the five innings.  She surrendered two hits with a pair of walks and five strikeouts.  She came back during the second inning of the nightcap and held the Tornados hitless over the final six frames.  She walked none and fanned three.

After going behind following Ricki Kuhn’s two-run single in the first, Catawba rallied back in the fourth.  Turner tied the game with her two-run single and Holland doubled her home to put the Lady Indians up 3-2.

Catawba added three more runs in the fifth.  Smith singled home two and Katherine Shumaker (Blanch, N.C./Bartlett Yancy) knocked her in with a double.  The Lady Indians broke the game open with a seven-run seventh.  Keri Faulkner (Albemarle, N.C./N. Stanly) doubled home two and Leah Higgins (Hope Mills, N.C./Gray’s Creek) followed with a two-run single.

Catawba next hosts Newberry on Wednesday with a 1 pm doubleheader.

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Today's Events

Softball vs. COKER, 1:30Stats
Tennis (W) @ Queens, 2:00
Tennis (M) @ Queens , 2:00
Softball vs. COKER, 3:30Stats
Lacrosse (W) vs. COKER, 4:00VideoStats
Lacrosse (M) vs. COKER, 7:00VideoStats


«March 2017»
March 1

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 15-11

Basketball (W) @ Anderson (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 70-64

Basketball (M) @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 85-91

March 2

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 4-16

March 4

Baseball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-6

Softball vs. Auburn Montgomery 3-11

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 6-13

Basketball (W) vs. Wingate (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 54-57

Softball @ Columbus State 1-9

Baseball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-7

Tennis (W) vs. Northwood 2-6

Tennis (M) vs. Northwood 3-6

March 5

Tennis (W) vs. Michigan Tech 2-7

Tennis (M) vs. Palm Beach Atlantic 2-7

Softball vs. Barry 1-6

Baseball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. UVA WISE 12-9

Softball @ Columbus State 0-2

March 6

Golf (W) @ Pfeiffer Inv. (Hilton Head Lakes GC) 7th of 17

Tennis (W) Ashland DNF

Tennis (M) vs. Salem International 6-0

Lacrosse (W) vs. CHARLESTON,WV 16-13

March 7

Golf (W) @ Pfeiffer Inv. (Hilton Head Lakes GC) 7th of 17

Tennis (M) vs Michigan Tech 9-0

Tennis (W) vs. Davis & Elkins 5-4

Baseball @ Florida Tech 6-10

March 8

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships( Day One) 

Softball @ Georgia College 1-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. BENTLEY 5-11

Softball @ Georgia College 8-9

Baseball @ Saint Leo 0-11

March 9

Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day Two) 

March 10

Baseball vs. COKER 12-1

March 11

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 17-16

Softball vs. SOUTHERN WESLEYAN 7-15

Baseball vs. COKER 1-10

Softball vs. SOUTHERN WESLEYAN 8-1

Lacrosse (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

Baseball vs. COKER 13-2

March 12

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv. (Monroe CC), ccd. 

Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 8-4

March 13

Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv. (Monroe CC), ccd. 

March 14

Lacrosse (W) vs. PFEIFFER 12-11

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ppd.  5 p.m.

March 17

Tennis (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2-7

Tennis (M) vs. TUSCULUM 3-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. EDINBORO 10-8

March 18

Softball @ Brevard 10-1

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 14-5

Baseball vs. WINGATE 6-0

Softball @ Brevard 14-2

Baseball vs. WINGATE 5-2

March 19

Tennis (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1-8

Baseball vs. WINGATE 12-6

March 21

Baseball @ Barton 7-3

March 22

Softball vs. NEWBERRY 0-6

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-McRAE 8-1

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-MCRAE 9-0

Softball vs. NEWBERRY 4-11

March 23

Tennis (M) vs. COKER 6-3

Tennis (W) vs. COKER 4-5

March 24

Baseball @ Lincoln Memorial 9-11

March 25

Golf (M) @ Tusculum Men's Invitational (Link Hills CC) 6th of 18

Lacrosse (W) @ Tusculum 14-12

Baseball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-7

Softball @ Carson-Newman 0-8

Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7

Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7

Softball @ Carson-Newman 1-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Tusculum 8-14

Baseball @ Lincoln Memorial 3-9

March 26

Golf (M) @ Tusculum Men's Invitational (Link Hills CC) 6th of 18

March 28

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 2-0

March 29

Softball vs. COKER 1:30 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Queens  2 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.

Softball vs. COKER 3:30 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. COKER 7 p.m.

March 31

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 2 p.m.

Baseball AUGUSTA 6 p.m.

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