Lenoir-Rhyne, Carson-Newman, Queens and Catawba Win on Day 1 of 2016 SAC Softball Championship

Lenoir-Rhyne, Carson-Newman, Queens and Catawba Win on Day 1 of 2016 SAC Softball Championship

 

 

LENOIR-RHYNE 4, ANDERSON 1
Hartsville, S.C. – The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (44-9), ranked No. 15 in NCAA Division II, stayed hot in the opening round of the 2016 South Atlantic Championship Thursday with a 4-1 victory over Anderson (29-20) at Byerly Park Field. FULL RECAP

 

CARSON-NEWMAN 3, LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Carson-Newman (30-19) got to 30 wins for an 18th straight season and advanced in the winner's bracket of the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Softball Championship with a 3-1 win over fifth-seeded Lincoln Memorial (23-27) Thursday evening at Byerly Park. FULL RECAP 

 
 

QUEENS 3, WINGATE 1
Hartsville, S.C.----The Queens University Royals tied the game in the top of the seventh with a solo homer, while getting a two-out two-run single in the top of the ninth en route to a 3-1 victory over Wingate University in the opening round of the 2016 South Atlantic Conference softball tournament. The sixth-seeded Royals improve to 23-25 overall, while the third-seeded Bulldogs fall to 30-15 overall. FULL RECAP

 

CATAWBA 4, NEWBERRY 1
HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Catawba opened its South Atlantic Conference Softball Tournament play with a 4-1 win over Newberry on Thursday afternoon at Byerly Park.  The second-seeded Catawba Indians improve to 35-13 and will next face sixth-seeded Queens on Friday at 10 am.  Queens upset Wingate 3-1 in nine innings to kick-off the tourney.  Newberry drops to 28-21 and will face Wingate in an elimination game on Friday morning. FULL STORY