Baseball Hits Six Homers in Route to Win Over Newberry

SALISBURY, N.C. - - The Catawba Indians hit six home runs in route to their 18-12 South Atlantic Conference baseball win over visiting Newberry. Catawba improves their record to 20-18 overall and 14-5 in the SAC, while Newberry falls to 20-16 and 11-8 in the conference.

Connor Johnson earned his second win of the season for Catawba. He allowed just two runs on seven hits while striking out four over 4.1 innings. Cameron Morrison led the Indians offensively with three hits and seven RBIs. Chance Bowden recorded four hits with two RBIs. Kyle Smith, Luke Setzer, Jackson Raper and Joe Butts each tallied two hits for Catawba.

Newberry plated five runs in the opening half inning of the game, but the Indians responded with seven of their own. Smith led off the bottom half with a home run to right field and Lee Poteat recorded the last three RBIs of the inning on a 3-run homer to left field.

The Wolves tallied three runs on three hits in the second inning. Catawba tacked on five runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 12-8 lead. Newberry added a run and kept the Indians scoreless in the third inning to cut the lead to three to start the fourth inning. 

Catawba increased their lead to 15-9 in the bottom of the fourth, scoring three runs on a Morrison home run to left center. Butts homered in the fifth to record another run in the fifth. Newberry plated two runs in the top of the seventh. The Indians answered with their final two runs of the game on three hits in the bottom of the inning. 

The Wolves added just one more run in the top of the ninth to make the final score 18-12.

Catawba and Newberry will conclude the series with a double header on Sunday beginning at 2 pm.

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«October 2019»
October 2

Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2

Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1

October 4

Swimming @ King Invitational 

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3

October 5

Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th

Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th

Football @ Limestone 24-52

Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4

October 7

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

October 8

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16

Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12

Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3

October 9

Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2

October 11

Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3

October 12

Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0

October 14

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

October 15

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 6th of 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 5th of 15

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 2-3

October 16

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3

October 17

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4

October 18

Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 3-0

October 19

Swimming Women at East Carolina 65-165

Swimming Men vs. Lenoir-Rhyne 79-178

Swimming Women vs. Lenoir-Rhyne 117-140

Swimming Women vs. Campbell 58-203

Swimming Men @ East Carolina 75-182

Football vs. NEWBERRY 21-44

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 2-0

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 3-6

October 21

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC) 

October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC) 11th of 17

Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC) 

Volleyball @ Queens 0-3

October 23

Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.

October 26

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Wingate Univ.) 9 a.m.

Football vs. MARS HILL 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 5:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 8 p.m.

October 30

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.


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