March 17, 2019
Softball Splits Doubleheader With Emmanuel
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba split a softball doubleheader with visiting Emmanuel on Sunday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Catawba Indians took the opener 3-2, while the Lions claimed an 8-3 win in game two. Catawba now stands at 14-9 on the year, while the Lions are 10-11.
Jordan Dean doubled home a run with two outs in the first of game one to put Catawba on top. The Lady Indians gave up a pair of unearned runs in the second, but tied the game in the bottom half on a hit by Gracie Gibson.
Madison Hunter (5-2) went six innings to get the win. She allowed just four hits with three walks and six strikeouts. Brooke Walser earned the save. She worked around a pair of hits, getting a key double play grounder and a strikeout to end the game with the tying run on second.
Emmanuel had five extra-base hits in gaining the split in game two. Mary Baxter and Riley Clingerman homered, while Brianna Morgan had a big two-out single in a three-run third that pushed the Lions out to a 6-1 lead.
Catawba got a home run from Dean in the loss. Brawley added two hits and Gibson another RBI single. Anna Jasper (0-1) hurled a complete game. Six of the runs allowed were earned and she posted one strikeout.
Ryanne White had three hits for Emmanuel. Baxter had two hits as did Morgan. Caitlin Parks collected two hits in the opener. Madison Hopper locked the game down for Alannah Long (1-3). Hopper hurled two hitless innings of relief.
Catawba returns to league action on Tuesday, traveling to Queens for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-2
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 0-1
Swimming @ King Invitational
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 2-3
Cross Country @ Paul Short Run (Lehigh Univ.) M-32nd,W-37th
Swimming @ King Invitational W-2nd,M-4th
Football @ Limestone 24-52
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Coker 0-4
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Woodlake CC)
Golf (M) @ State Farm Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Woodlake CC) 6th of 12
Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 8th of 16
Volleyball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LEES-McRAE 4-2
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge (McAlpine Park) M-12th;W-26th
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 1-3
Football @ Carson-Newman 14-59
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-1
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-0
Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
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
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-3
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 3-4
Volleyball vs. UVA-WISE - Dig Pink Match 3-0
Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell,LR
Football vs. NEWBERRY 21-44
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 5:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 8 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 1 (Irish Creek CC)
Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC)
Golf (M) @ Queens Invitational - Day 2 (Irish Creek CC)
Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) v. Newberry 2 p.m.
Volleyball @ Coker 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) @ Limestone 5:30 p.m.
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