Baseball Splits SAC Double Header Against Lenoir-Rhyne

SALISBURY, N.C. - - The Catawba Indians split a double header against visiting Lenoir-Rhyne Bears on Saturday in Newman Park. Catawba took game one 6-5 and lost game two 0-5. The split makes the Indians’ record 8-11 overall and 4-2 in the South Atlantic Conference, while the Bear’s record moves to 15-7 and 4-2 in the SAC.

Clay Young picked up his second win of the season after pitching two innings in relief during game one. He had four strike outs and allowed just one hit with no walks. Connor Johnson earned his first save of the year, allowing one run on one hit over two innings. 

Luke Setzer had two hits for the Indians’ offense. Heath Mitchem added a hit and two RBIs. Jacob Nester went 1-for-2 with a double and scored two runs for Catawba.

Lenoir-Rhyne took the first lead and posted three runs on the board in the top of the third inning. The Bears added another run in the fifth before the Indians could put a run up. Catawba recorded two runs in the fifth and three runs in the sixth to take the 5-4 lead. The Indians tallied one more run in the bottom of the seventh inning and gave up just one run in the eighth. Catawba held Lenoir-Rhyne with a three-up, three-down ninth to finish the game on top.

Michael Elwell took the loss in game two after pitching five innings and two earned runs. John Grigg pitched a complete game for Lenoir-Rhyne, holding the Indians to just five hits and no runs.

Setzer went 2-for-3 in game two with a double. Kyle Smith, Joe Butts, and Mitchem had the remaining hits for Catawba.
The Indians will travel to Tampa, FL to play two non-conference games on Tuesday and Wednesday before heading to Carson-Newman for another SAC series.

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Today's Events

Tennis (M) @ Tusculum, 1:00
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum, 1:00
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial, 1:00
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial, 3:00


«April 2018»
April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 1 p.m.

Softball @ Newberry 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith. 1 p.m.

Softball @ Newberry 3 p.m.

April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 7 p.m.

April 6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 7 p.m.

April 7

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Softball @ Anderson 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 1 p.m.

Softball @ Anderson 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Tennis (W) @ Coker 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Coker 2 p.m.

April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.

April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4 p.m.

Softball vs WINGATE 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 2 p.m.

April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 6 p.m.

April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game 10 a.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens noon

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMEORIAL 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER 4 p.m.

April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

April 17

Tennis (W) in SAC Tournament (Quarterfinals)

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball @ Coker 2 p.m.

Softball @ Coker 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. BARTON 6 p.m.

April 18

Tennis (M) in SAC Tournament (Quarterfinals)

April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

April 20

Tennis (W) @ SAC Tournament

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

April 21

Tennis (W) @ SAC Tournament

Tennis (M) @ SAC Tournament

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 1 p.m.

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 4 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 7 p.m.

April 24

Lacrosse (M) in SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

April 26

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Softball @ SAC Tournament

April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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