Raper Perfect at Plate in Loss to Wingate

WINGATE, N.C. - - Catawba baseball traveled to Wingate University for game one of the South Atlantic Conference series on Friday evening in Ron Christopher Stadium. The Catawba Indians fell to the Bulldogs 2-8 dropping to 25-21 overall and 17-8 in the SAC, while Wingate improves to 34-13 and 17-8.

Jackson Raper went perfect at the plate going 4-for-4 with two RBI to lead the Indians. Chance Bowden, Luke Setzer, and Hunter Shepherd had the remaining three hits for Catawba.

Hunter Mitchem reached on a two-out throwing error in the opening inning. Setzer singled to advance him to second and Mitchem scored on a Raper single to put the first run on the board. A two-run homer in the bottom half gave Wingate the 2-1 lead at the end of the first.

The Bulldogs added four runs on three hits in the bottom of the third. Raper homered to right field to gain a run back for Catawba in the fourth.

Wingate tacked on a run in the fourth and fifth innings to increase their lead. The Indians were able to keep the Bulldogs from scoring after the fifth inning but were unable to plate any runs of their own.

Catawba and Wingate will finish the series on Saturday at Wingate. 

Box Score

Today's Events

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2),
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional, 0-0 TVideoStats
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, 30-23 WAudioVideoStats
Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST., 76-56 WVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST., 86-65 WVideoStats


«November 2018»
November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th

Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th

Football @ Newberry 10-40

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

November 6

Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3

November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

November 10

Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63

Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86

Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3

November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2) 

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional 0-0

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65

November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3)

November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 5 p.m.

November 26

Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.

November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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Swimming Team Photo