February 9, 2018
Softball Splits DH With UNCP After Big Game One Rally
PEMBROKE, N.C. -- Catawba split a doubleheader with UNC Pembroke on Friday afternoon at the UNCP Softball Field. Catawba won the opener 6-4 while Pembroke took the split with an 8-0 shutout win in game two. Catawba stands at 2-2 on the season, while the Braves are 3-5.
The Lady Indians trailed 3-0 entering the seventh, but would rally with six runs. Delane smith got the comeback started with two-run home run to left center. Kaylee Cook and Ashley Wagoner followed with back-to-back doubles to tie the game. An error put runners on the corners then Beth Ann Martin, who had re-entered for Wagoner, came home on the back end of a double steal to put Catawba up 4-3.
Leah Huggins tripled home another run then came home on a wild pitch for a 6-3 edge. UNC Pembroke got a run back in the seventh on a two-out double by Taylor Gerhart, but Preston Ellenberg got the final out to take the win in relief. She tossed the final two and two-thirds innings, allowing one run off four hits.
Smith and Cook had two hits in the win for Catawba. Cara Davis and Toni Nelson had two hits for UNCP. Davis singled home the game's first run in the third. The Braves added two more in the fifth, aided by a Catawba error.
Jamie Johnson got UNC Pembroke off to a quick start in game two, connecting on a three-run homer in the first. That would be the only runs scored until the sixth inning when UNCP would push across five additional runs to end the contest.
Breezy Yelton pitched the six-inning shutout for the Braves. She scattered four hits and struck out five batters. Johnson finished with two hits and four RBI. Alyssa Price had two RBI. Anna Jasper took the loss, allowing three over three innings. Cook added another hit in game two, giving her three for the doubleheader.
Catawba will travel to Belmont Abbey Thursday for a 1 pm doubleheader.
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)
Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.
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