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Baseball Hits 11 Doubles and 5 Home Runs in Win Over Coker

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SALISBURY, N.C. - - The Catawba Indians scored 26 runs on 24 hits in South Atlantic Conference baseball action against the visiting Coker Cobras on Friday evening in Newman Park. The 26-1 victory improves Catawba’s record to 5-9 overall and 1-0 in the SAC, while dropping Coker to 9-2 overall and 0-1 in the conference.

The Indians scored seven runs on six hits in the bottom half of the first inning. The second inning was scoreless for both teams. Catawba added six runs on three hits in the third and two more runs and hits in the fourth. The Indians recorded another run on two hits in the six before posting a nine hit and nine run inning in the seventh. Catawba tallied one more run on one hit in the bottom of the eight before allowing Coker to score their only run in the top of the ninth.

Riley Myers picked up his second win of the season pitching six shut-out innings. He allowed only four hits and two walks while striking out 11. Jackson Raper led the offense with five hits, including three doubles and a home run. 

Kyle Smith went 4-for-6 with all four hits being doubles. His four doubles tied Chance Bowden’s record for doubles in a game which was set in 2016. As a team, Catawba hit 11 doubles, tying the school record set in 2002 against Pfeiffer.

Luke Setzer hit a pair of home runs. Hunter Shepherd and Bowden also added home runs for the Indians. Joe Butts, Jacob Nester, Trevor Atwood, and Harrison Baucom recorded the remaining doubles for Catawba.

The Indians will continue the opening SAC series against Coker tomorrow with a double header beginning at 1 pm in Newman Park.

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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 0-3

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October 20

Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2

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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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