Softball Drops Doubleheader to Wingate


Salisbury, N.C -- Catawba fell short at home against Wingate in a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader at Whitley Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Bulldogs took game one 4-3 and 4-2 in game two. The Bulldogs are now 18-24 on the year and 6-8 in conference, while the Lady Indians are 19-22 overall and 7-9 in conference.

Wingate would come out swinging in the second scoring all four of their runs for game one. Mikayla Hannah would start things off with a homerun to center field of a 1-2-count. Gracyn Polk would score an unearned run of a fielding error made by the third basemen. Aubrey Reep would double to leftfield scoring both Rebekah Woods and Kaitlyn Knuckles.

Catawba would score their three runs in the fourth to try and come back. Jordan Dean would hit a homerun over center field scoring Katelyn Jones and Delane Smith as well.

Aubrey Reep would take the win in game one for the Bulldogs improving to 13-9 overall giving up five hits and striking out eight batters.  Brook Walser would take the loss for The Lady Indians setting her back to 5-11 overall giving up two hits and two walks as well as having two strike outs in the five and a partial innings she pitched.

In game two the teams would scatter their runs. Both teams would pick up their first run in the first. Haley Cashwell from Wingate would score on a fielding error made by the short stop. Leah Huggins from Catawba would score from a fly out to left field from Delane Smith.

The Bulldogs would pick up two more runs in the third. Hannah would hit another homerun to left field on a 3-2 count scoring Emma Swenson. Catawba would add an additional run in the third. Monica Taylor would triple to left field scoring Kaylee Cook.

Wingate would pick up their last run in the fifth. Jordan Floyd would single through the left side scoring Polk.

Rachel Weidner would take the win in game two giving up two hits and one walk in her four innings on the mound. She would improve to 3-9 overall. Madison Hunter take the loss falling to 8-5 overall and giving up a total of five hits and four walks in the four innings she pitched.

Catawba host Lander on Sunday for a 2 pm doubleheader.

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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

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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

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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)

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Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

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

April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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