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Baseball Raps Out 14 Hits in Win at Barton

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WILSON, N.C. -- Catawba claimed a 7-3 victory at Barton in baseball action on Tuesday afternoon at Nixon Field.  The 28th-ranked Catawba Indians improve to 20-7, while the Bulldogs fall to 18-12.

The Indians doubled up Barton in hits, 14-7, with Jackson Raper (Concord, N.C./Robinson), Chance Bowden (Salisbury, N.C./Salisbury) and Malachi Hanes (Charlotte, N.C./Butler) homering and collecting two hits.  Luke Setzer (Salisbury, N.C./E. Rowan), Zach Almond (Richfield, N.C./N. Stanly/UNCG) and Bryce Fowler (Greenwood, S.C./Greenwood/Presbyterian) also had two hits in the win.

Catawba trailed 2-0 after two innings then got on the scoreboard in the third on Raper’s solo homer.  The Indians struck for three in the fourth to take a lead it never relinquished.  Hanes tied the game as he tripled home Fowler then Raper knocked in Hanes with a two-out single.  Setzer capped the inning with a run-scoring double.

Bowden helped add to the lead with a solo homer in the fifth and Hanes connected on a solo home run with two outs in the ninth.  Almond picked up a sacrifice fly in the eighth.

Barton scored on an error in the first then doubled its lead with Troy Maslowski’s two-out single in the second.  Catawba kept the Bulldogs silent until the ninth when Barton scored another unearned run.

Ryan Kahny (High Point, N.C./Central) got the win as he tossed two and a third innings of scoreless relief after entering to start the third.  He improved to 2-1, allowing a pair of hits while striking out three.  Russ Weiker (Albemarle, N.C./S. Stanly/Liberty) followed with two and two-thirds scoreless frames.  He walked three, but did not allow a hit.

Calvin Hawkes had two of Barton’s hits.  Jordan Ramos (0-1) took the loss has he allowed five runs off 11 hits with four strikeouts in five innings.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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