Softball

Late Rally Falls Short as Softball Drops Two at Wingate

WINGATE, N.C. -- Wingate took both games of a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader with visiting Catawba on Tuesday afternoon at the WU Softball Complex.  The Bulldogs won by the scores of 2-0 and 5-4 to improve to 25-21 overall and 10-8 in the SAC.  The Catawba Indians fall to 11-38 and 2-16.

Catawba nearly rallied to win game two.  Down 5-1, the Lady Indians got within a run on a three-run homer by Katherine Shumaker (Blanch, N.C./Bartlett Yancy).  Following a second out, Caroline Turner (Kenly, N.C./N. Johnston) doubled to put the tying run on second.  After a hit batter, Grace Holland (Thomasville, N.C./Ledford) lined out to short to end the game.

Leah Huggins (Hope Mills, N.C./Gray's Creek) doubled home a run in the first to give Catawba an early lead.  Wingate erased the deficit on a two-out grand slam by Mary Claire Coyne in the second. 

Beth Ann Martin (Salisbury, N.C./S. Rowan) had two hits and scored two runs for Catawba.  Turner and Monica Taylor (Weaverville, N.C./N. Buncombe/UNCW) also had two hits. 

Rachel Weidner hurled a two-hit shutout for Wingate in the opener and improved to 13-10.  She walked none and struck out eight.  Brooke Walser (Thomasville, N.C./E. Davidson) allowed two runs on eight hits.  She came back to toss two shutout innings of relief in game two on two hits.

Coyne put the Bulldogs on top in the third as she tripled and scored on a fielder's choice.  Naomi Sapp added a RBI single in the fourth to double the lead.

Keri Faulkner (Albemarle, N.C./N. Stanly) and Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill) had the two Lady Indian hits.  Coyne had two hits in each game for Wingate.

Catawba ends its season on Saturday, hosting Tusculum for a 1 pm doubleheader.

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Game 2 Box

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Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC), 11th of 13
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Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30

Calendar

«September 2017»
1
September 1

Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2

2
September 2

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn. 

Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3

Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2

3
September 3

Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0

456
September 6

Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3

78
September 8

Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd

Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3

9
September 9

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1) 

Football @ VMI 27-20

Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4

10
September 10

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4

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September 15

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1

16
September 16

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1

Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9

Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0

1718
September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)

19
September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

20
September 20

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4

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September 22

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3

23
September 23

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13

Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1

24
September 24

Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18

25
September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

26
September 26

Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

27
September 27

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2

Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0

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September 29

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3

30
September 30

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2) 

Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3

Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6

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