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Smith and Butts Lead Offense in Midweek Loss to #2 Tampa

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TAMPA, Fla. - - The Catawba Indians dropped game two of the two game series to the #2 Tampa Spartans on Wednesday evening. The 8-12 loss drops Catawba to 8-13 for the season, while Tampa improves to 14-3.

Kyle Smith and Joe Butts led Catawba’s offense each going 3-for-5, tallying a RBI, and scoring a run. Chance Bowden added two hits, a run, and a RBI. 

The Spartans scored first in the bottom of the first inning, but the Indians responded and Butts scored on a Smith double down the right field line. Tampa recorded another run in the second inning and both teams plated a run in the third.

After a scoreless fourth, Catawba posted a three run fifth inning. Jackson Raper earned the first RBI of the inning on a single to left field. Bowden scored on a wild pitch and Butts followed with a single up the middle to score Raper.

Tampa added nine runs in the bottom of the fifth to take a 12-5 lead. The Indians were able to tally three more runs, while holding the Spartans scoreless to cut the deficit to four.

Catawba will travel to Carson-Newman for a South Atlantic Conference series beginning on Friday with a double header. First pitch is set for noon.

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January 2

Basketball (M) @ Southern Wesleyan 92-71

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Chowan 48-37

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 77-90

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 81-64

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January 9

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 70-54

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 106-72

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January 11

Swimming Women @ Queens 40-165

Swimming Men at Queens 37-166

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January 12

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 59-72

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 96-83

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January 16

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 74-71

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 86-87

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January 18

Swimming Men @ Wingate w/LR

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January 19

Swimming WOMEN vs. WINGATE/LR

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 60-100

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 80-82

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January 23

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 82-74

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 8 p.m.

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Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1)

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Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 8 p.m.

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