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Eighth Inning Rally Sends Baseball Past Barton

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SALISBURY, N.C. - - Catawba host the Barton Bulldogs in a midweek non-conference baseball game on Tuesday in Newman Park. The Catawba Indians scored ten runs in the bottom of the eighth to win the game 16-10, improving their overall record to 25-20 while the Bulldogs fall to 12-33.
Chance Bowden led the Indians at the plate with four hits and four RBI. Luke Setzer and Heath Mitchem each added two hits with three and one RBI, respectively.
Barton drew a leadoff walk followed by a single through the left side to put runners on first and second. The Bulldogs then hit three consecutive homeruns to post five runs on the board in the opening frame. The Indians answered with two runs including a Bowden homer to left field.
Barton scored four unearned runs in the second on two 2-run homers in the second to take a 9-2 lead. Jacob Nester drew a full-count walk and scored on Jason Curtis ground out to short to earn a run back in the bottom half of the inning.
The Indians tacked on two more runs in the fourth inning to cut the Bulldogs lead to four. Barton scored just one more run in the top of the fifth to take a 10-5 advantage.
Riley Myers, Connor Johnson, Greg Brown, and Hunter Shepherd combined for four shutout innings, allowing just two hits. The Indians were able to plate another run in the bottom of the sixth, cutting the deficit to four. Catawba was scoreless in the seventh before sending 10 runners across the plate in the eighth inning to take the win.
The Indians will travel to Wingate University as they play their final South Atlantic Conference regular season series beginning Friday at 6 pm.

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October 2

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

3
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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