Trojans Fall To Catawba To End Mid-South Classic

Trojans Fall To Catawba To End Mid-South Classic

Spartanburg, S.C. --- The University of Mount Olive softball team fell to Catawba College, 7-4, to wrap up the Mid-South Classic in Spartanburg, S.C.

Score: Catawba 7, Mount Olive 4
Records: Mount Olive (9-11, 0-0 CC), Catawba (6-14)
Location: Tyger River Park, Spartanburg, S.C.

How It Happened


  • Mount Olive struck first in the top of the first as freshman Karen Foley singled up the middle to score sophomore Charlene Thompson and give the Trojans a 1-0 lead.
  • Catawba responded in the bottom half of the first, scoring five runs to take a 5-1 advantage over Mount Olive.
  • The Trojans scored twice in the top of the third as senior Caitlin Ewers singled up the middle to score sophomore Kelly Huffman for the first run of the third.
  • Ewers' RBI single was followed by a triple to right field by sophomore Callie Ferrell that scored Ewers and junior Anna Ingram and cut Catawba's lead to 5-4.
  • In the bottom of the sixth inning, Catawba added a pair of runs to its lead, as the Indians moved ahead 7-4.
  • UMO went down in order in the top of the seventh in its last chance to extend the game as Catawba captured the 7-4 win.


  • Foley (0-6) was credited with the loss in the circle, as the freshman started, but did not record an out, allowing five runs on five hits.
  • Ingram led the Trojans with a pair of hits at the plate.


  • The Trojans return to Mount Olive as the Trojans open Conference Carolinas action on Saturday, March 4 with a doubleheader against Belmont Abbey College at 2 and 4 p.m. at Nancy Chapman Cassell Field in Mount Olive, N.C.