Softball Sweeps Mars Hill


SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba swept visiting Mars Hill in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Whitley Field on Monday afternoon. The Lady Indians took game one 4-3 and shutout the Lions 7-0 in game two. The Lady Indians are now 16-15 on the year and 4-2 in conference, while the Lions are 10-10 overall and 1-5 in conference.

Catawba would come out strong in the first inning scoring two of their three runs. Delane Smith would double to right center scoring in Allie Baker and Leah Huggins. Mars Hill would answer in the second to gain the lead by scoring all three of their runs. With bases loaded Ragan Broome would walk to score Ashley Evans. Jordan Harris would score on a failed pickoff attempt resulting in a throwing error made by the catcher. The Lady Indians shortstop had a fielding error which scored Hollie Norris for the third run.

Catawba would take back the lead by plating another two runs amongst the fifth and sixth inning. Smith would single to centerfield scoring Baker in the fifth. Taylor Martin would single to right field in the sixth to score Sydney Goertzen for the winning run.

The Lady Indians would come back in game two for a shutout win of 7-0. They started their scoring in the second inning with Sierrah McCarthy hitting a triple to left field scoring Jordan Dean and Monica Taylor. Beth Ann Martin would single to right field scoring Taylor Martin.

Catawba would pick up a run in the third with Monica Taylor scoring on a throwing error made by the catcher. Catawba's other three runs would be earned in the fourth. Delane Smith would hit a home run scoring Carlee Brawley and Baker.

Each team would match with a total of two errors in the second game. Preston Ellenberg would take the win for Catawba improving to 5-2 and only giving up three hits the entire game. She walked none and struck out eight. Christiana Marasa would take the loss for the Lions falling to 4-6 giving up four hits and four runs in three innings. Ashley Collins and Brittany Duncan would also pitch for the lions for the first three innings giving up an additional four hits combined.

Catawba host Queens on Tuesday for a 2 pm doubleheader.

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«April 2018»
April 3

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

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

April 8

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

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

April 9

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

April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

April 12

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

April 15

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

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

April 16

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

April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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