March 29, 2017
Softball Drops Two to Coker
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Coker swept a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader from host Catawba on Wednesday afternoon at Whitley Field. The Cobras won by the scores of 3-0 and 6-4 to improve to 28-10 overall and 6-2 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians drop to 9-28 and 2-6.
Riley Morris drove in all three runs for Coker in the opener. She put the Cobras on top with a two-run home run in the second. She brought home the final run when Tayler Barcomb beat a throw home on a fielder’s choice.
Christina Carver held Catawba to three hits over her six innings to improve to 6-3. She walked three and struck out three. Nikki Linthicum threw the seventh to pick up her second save as she walked one. Brooke Walser (Thomasville, N.C./E. Davidson) fell to 6-11. She gave up three runs (two earned) off six hits with four strikeouts.
Catawba benefitted from five Coker errors to build a 4-2 lead after three innings of game two. Caroline Turner (Kenly, N.C./N. Johnston) singled home a run to tie the game at 1-1 in the first then Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C/Cox Mill) and Grace Holland (Thomasville, N.C./Ledford) singled home runs in the second for a 3-1 edge.
Coker rallied to tie the game on RBI singles by Lilli Otten in the fourth and Morris in the fifth. Kelsi Bachmann provided the winning runs with her two-run double in the sixth. Morris finished with three hits
Augusta Jackson moved into the circle for Coker in the fourth and allowed just one Catawba baserunner, a two-out single by Turner in the seventh. She fanned three in improving to 5-1.
Stinnard, Holland and Turner all had two hits for Catawba in game two.
Catawba will host Lincoln Memorial on Saturday for a 1 pm doubleheader.
|Basketball (W) @ Newberry, 6:00|
|Basketball (M) @ Newberry, 8:00|
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
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Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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