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Baseball Hits Six Homers in Route to Win Over Newberry

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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 2

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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October 3

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5

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October 5

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

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October 6

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1

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October 7

Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4

Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0

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October 8

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

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October 9

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18

Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 10

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0

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October 12

Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

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October 13

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Wingate 25-35

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October 14

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0

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October 15

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

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

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October 16

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

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October 17

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

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October 19

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 20

Football vs. TUSCULUM 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Mars HIll 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 7:30 p.m.

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October 22

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

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October 23

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

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October 25

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

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

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October 26

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.

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October 27

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon

Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.

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October 30

Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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