April 4, 2017
Softball Blanked Twice by #20 Lenoir-Rhyne
HICKORY, N.C. -- Host and 20th-ranked Lenoir-Rhyne shut out Catawba in both ends of a South Atlantic Conference softball doubleheader on Tuesday at Bears Field. The Bears improve to 35-8 overall and 9-3 in the SAC with the 7-0 and 11-0 victories. The Catawba Indians fall to 10-31 and 3-9.
Catawba posted eight hits in the opener, but could not push across a run as the Lady Indians left 11 runners on base. Kristen Stinnard (Concord, N.C./Cox Mill) and Taylor Martin (Salisbury, N.C./W. Rowan) each had two hits.
Christina Walker led the Bears with three hits. Sydney Landreth had a two-run triple in the first and Mackenzie Cates capped the scoring with a grand slam in the fifth. Sydney Miller (8-4) tossed the shutout. In addition to the eight hits, she walked two and struck out three.
Ty Triplett limited Catawba to one hit in the nightcap as she upped her record to 9-2. Martin produced the lone hit for the Lady Indians. Katherine Shumaker (Blanch, N.C./Bartlett Yancy) walked twice.
Erin Boone had three hits and drove in three for the Bears in game two. Cates capped a four-run first with a two-run homer for LR. The first six Bear batters reached in the third as Lenoir-Rhyne would score seven runs. Boone capped the frame with a three-run homer.
Catawba is at Mars Hill on Saturday for a 1 pm doubleheader.
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede
Soccer (W) @ Coker 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Coker 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.
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