Offense Struggles in Loss at Tusculum

GREENEVILLE, T.N. - - The Catawba Lady Indians volleyball team fell to Tusculum College in straight sets Saturday afternoon in Pioneer Arena. Tusculum swept Catawba with scores of 18-25, 19-25, and 18-25 dropping Catawba to 3-14 overall and 1-12 in the South Atlantic Conference. The Pioneers improved to 14-9 and 9-4 in the conference.

Catawba took the lead early in the first set but a couple of Indian errors allowed the Pioneers to tie it at 9 all. Tusculum then took the lead and maintained it the rest of the set. After the initial lead for the Indians, the offense struggled as they had a zero hitting percentage in the first game.

Tusculum scored the first six points of the second set. Catawba fought and came within three but was unable to maintain the Pioneer attack. The Indians had 10 kills in the set, hitting for 11.9 percent.

Catawba hit their best in the third set of the day recording 11 kills and hitting for 21.6 percent. Unfortunately, it was not enough to take a set from Tusculum going down by as many as 10 in the middle of the set.

Kimberly Hurtado led the Lady Indians with seven kills. Macy Eidenberger added six kills and 12 digs. Rachel Stanford had four kills and handed out 16 assists. Allison Benton recorded 11 digs and a service ace.

Catawba returns home Tuesday for a South Atlantic Conference match against Lenoir-Rhyne. This match will be the Dig Pink match of the season and will begin at 7 pm.

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«November 2018»
November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th

Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th

Football @ Newberry 10-40

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

November 6

Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3

November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

November 10

Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63

Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86

Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3

November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2)

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-8th; M-10th

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65

November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3) W-9th;M-9th

November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 66-59

November 26

Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.

November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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