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Lenoir-Rhyne (17-7, 3-3) and Newberry (17-8-1, 4-5) split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader Saturday afternoon at Bears Field. Lenoir-Rhyne won the first contest by a 9-5 score while Newberry salvaged the split with a 10-1 win in the nightcap.

Game One – Lenoir-Rhyne 9, Newberry 5
Lenoir-Rhyne freshman outfielder Justin Dean (Mauldin, S.C.) hit a grand slam and finished with six runs batted in to lead the Bears to the win.

Dean’s grand slam in the second inning opened the scoring before sophomore catcher Cole Fowler (Dobson, N.C.) had a bases-clearing double in the sixth inning to put the contest out of reach.

The Wolves finally got on the board in the seventh inning and added four runs in the eighth frame but it was too little, too late for Newberry. The Wolves’ Jacob Bass (North Augusta, S.C.) totaled two hits and two runs batted in.

On the mound, sophomore Landon Whitson (Marion, N.C.) improved to 3-1 on the year after allowing just one run while pitching into the seventh inning for the Bears. Newberry’s Zack Kelly (Daleville, Va.) (3-2) took the loss.

Game Two – Newberry 10, Lenoir-Rhyne 1 (seven innings)
The Wolves hit three home runs – two by Jeff Sneed (Cumming, Ga.) and one by Daymon Totherow (Danville, Va.) – as Newberry came away with a split.
Sneed hit a three-run home run in the first inning and a solo shot in the third frame while Totherow connected on a two-run home run in the second inning as Newberry led by a 10-0 margin after three innings of play.

Lenoir-Rhyne got on the board in the bottom of the fourth inning on a run-scoring double by senior shortstop Matthew De La Rosa (Austin, Texas).

Newberry’s Mike DeLee (Dorchester, S.C.) improved to 5-0 on the year after limiting the Bears to just four hits in five innings of work. Lenoir-Rhyne junior Thomas St. Clair (Winston-Salem, N.C.) suffered the loss and fell to 1-2 on the season.

Lenoir-Rhyne travels to Beckley, W.Va., to take on Concord in a doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Lenoir-Rhyne (18-6), ranked No. 18 in NCAA Division II, split a regional doubleheader with Augusta (9-23) Saturday afternoon at Jaguar Field. Augusta prevailed in the first contest by a 3-0 score while the Bears shut out the Jaguars, 3-0, in the nightcap to salvage the split.

Game One – Augusta 3, Lenoir-Rhyne 0
The Jaguars’ Haley Birkle (Gainesville, Fla.) pitched a three-hit shutout to lead Augusta State to the win. Birkle (3-6) struck out three batters in the victory.

Augusta was led at the plate by Brianna Dickens (Watkinsville, Ga.), who totaled two hits and two runs batted in.

Lenoir-Rhyne freshman Emily Kenley (Charlotte, N.C.) went the distance as well and struck out six batters but fell to 1-2 on the year.

Game Two – Lenoir-Rhyne 3, Augusta 0
Lenoir-Rhyne freshman Brandi Parks (Roaring River, N.C.) led the Bears to the split. Parks improved to 4-0 on the season after notching a three-hit shutout in addition to six strikeouts.

Lenoir-Rhyne freshman outfielder Erin Boone (Creedmoor, N.C.) hit a solo home run, her team-tying fifth of the season, while junior first baseman Sydney Landreth (Disputanta, Va.) also drove in a run in the victory.

Augusta University’s Paige Deschaine (Summerville, S.C.) fell to 4-8 after suffering the loss. Deschaine allowed just one earned run in addition to seven strikeouts.

Lenoir-Rhyne returns home to take on Belmont Abbey in a doubleheader at Bears Field on Tuesday afternoon at 2pm.

It wasn’t without a struggle, but the Freedom (32-0) Women’s team downed Northern Guilford (25-8) 53-50 to win the school’s fifth state championship in Women’s Basketball.

Ariyana Williams had 16 points and 3 rebounds to lead the Patriots on her way to winning the 3A Women’s Championship Game Most Valuable Player award. The Patriots took care of the basketball all night with only nine turnovers on the game. They forced 14 Nighthawk turnovers including nine steals.

The Patriots led by 13 after the opening quarter, 20-7, as five players for Freedom had points in the quarter. They stretched the lead to 14 in the early second quarter on a free throw by Amy Rhoney. That’s when Northern Guilford started to chip away.

Elissa Cunane went to work for the Nighthawks beginning in the second quarter. She had six straight points for the Nighthawks to draw them within 8 in the mid-second quarter. She finished the night with 20 points and 14 rebounds on the night and was named the Nighthawks’ Most Outstanding Player.

Northern Guilford briefly cut the Freedom lead to two with 51 seconds remaining in the game on a pair of Kelly Lomax free throws, but the Nighthawks, who never led in the game, could not get any closer. Ariyana Williams iced the Patriots win hitting 3 of 4 free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure the victory.

Lindsey Adams had 16 points for the Patriots, chipping in 2 rebounds and going 3 for 4 from beyond the three-point line. Adams was named Freedom’s Most Outstanding Player. The Patriots hit 4 of their 7 shots from the three-point line.

To see the box score, please download the attached below.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Basketball Team (20-9) opened the 2016 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament with an 83-79 win over King (Tenn.) (25-7) in the quarterfinal round Saturday afternoon at Tex Turner Arena.

The Bears, the seventh seed in the tournament, will now face third-seeded Wingate (23-9) in the regional semifinals Sunday at 5:00 p.m. The Bulldogs were taken to overtime but eventually prevailed over Montevallo (19-10), the No. 6 seed, by an 89-88 score.

Lenoir-Rhyne senior guard Will Perry (Wake Forest, N.C.) led all scorers with 23 points as the Bears won an NCAA Division II Tournament game for just the second time in school history. Lenoir-Rhyne defeated Virginia Union by a 76-68 score in the 2008 national tournament.

King lost despite 20 points from Hunter LeVeau (Johnson City, Tenn.) while five Tornado players scored in double figures.

King rallied from a 13-point deficit early in the second half to take the lead at 78-77 with 1:09 left in the contest but Lenoir-Rhyne responded with the game-winning, three-pointer by junior guard JacQues Chambers (Maysville, N.C.).

Chambers, along with senior guard and South Atlantic Conference Player Of The Year Keenan Palmore (Stone Mountain, Ga.), finished with 16 points each while the Bears totaled 12 three-pointers to increase their league single-season record to 367 treys.

King, the nation’s top three-point shooting team, hit just six-of-22 from behind the three—point line. Meanwhile, the Bears shot 50 percent (24-of-48) from the field and won 20 games in a season for the first time since a 23-7 mark during the 2007-08 campaign.

Mack Owens (Abingdon, Va.) added 16 points for the Tornado, the 2015-16 Conference Carolinas Regular Season and Tournament Champions.

An unseasonably warm and pleasant March day greeted competitors and fans alike as the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series rolled back in to Hickory Motor Speedway for Round 2 of the Paramount Kia 'Big 10' Racing Challenge.

Leading off the evening's events would be the Catawba Realty & Insurance Co. Classic Sportsman Racing Series hotrods and their 25 lap feature. Bill Webb in the #16 would lead the field to green after turning the hot lap in qualifying with the #95 of Eddie Gilbert lined up to his outside. Gilbert would grab the early lead but would face constant pressure by 2015 series co-champion Webb. The pair would set a torrid pace but in the end Gilbert would grab win #1 for the year with Webb finishing a close 2nd. Dennis Hinkle in the #90 would come home in 3rd, Bill Powell in the #71 would get 4th, and Tom Fenn in the #83 would round out the top 5.

The Limited Late Models would roar to life next as they would roll off for their 35 lap feature. Jeremy Pelfrey in the #51 would grab the pole and start from the point with Monty Cox in the #21 to his outside. Pelfrey would jump to an early lead as the green flag fell. The battle for 2nd would stay interesting throughout the event as it was contested by Cox, Evan Duggins in the #12, Evan Swilling in the #18, and Charlie Watson in the #9. Despite a late race caution Pelfrey would drive on for the win and celebrate in an emotional victory lane. A regular fixture at Hickory Motor Speedway, Pelfrey had missed the season opener with an unexpected hospitalization. A joyous celebration in victory lane with family and friends would help soothe any lingering effects and provide the story book ending that everyone wanted to see. Coming home 2nd for the second straight week would be Swilling. Rounding out the top 5 would be Watson in 3rd, Duggins in 4th, and Mitch Walker 5th in the #29.

The Street Stocks would take to the track with the #10 of Kevin Townsend showing the way and Cody DeMarmels in the #18 to his outside. At the start Townsend would jump to the lead and DeMarmels would battle with Kevin Eby in the #18 for 2nd. Townsend would hold on for win number two of the early season as DeMarmels would get around Eby for 2nd. Eby would grab 3rd, Eric Evans in the #7 would take 4th, and Marshall Sutton in the #64 would come in 5th after spirited battles with Jeremy Harrell in the #32 and Trey Buff in the #69.

Dexter Canipe in the #5 would set the fast time and grab the pole for Round 2 of the Paramount Kia 'Big 10' Racing Challenge for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Bojangles Late Models. Josh Berry in the #88 would qualify 2nd fastest and start to Canipe's outside, with the 2nd row being filled by the #21 of your 2015 NASCAR Whelen All American Series Bojangles Late Model Track Champion Matt Piercy and the #18 of Casey Pierce. The green flag would see Canipe lead the field for the first few laps as the field jockeyed for position behind him. Berry would finally create a small opening and drive in it to take the point with Canipe and Piercy close in tow. As the laps began to count down Piercy would get by Canipe and begin to reel in Berry. However, the lead would prove to be insurmountable as Berry would go on to grab his first victory of the 2016 season. Piercy would grab 2nd in his first HMS start of the 2016 season with Canipe coming home in 3rd. Christian Eckes in the #1 and Ryan Millington in the #17 would round out the top 5.

Closing out the night's events would be the 4 Cylinders with the #28 of Robert Trivette on the pole and the #17 or Curtis Pardue to his outside. Trivette would lead early until mechanical problems would force him to pit road and surrender the lead to Charlie Neill in the #2 who had charged through the field. Neill would hold on for the victory. Pardue would grab the 2nd spot, Rob Lewis in the #98 would take 3rd, and rounding out the top 5 would be Rusty Fann in the #82 and Rodney Trivette in the #6.

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will once again roar to life this coming Saturday night, March 19th, with 100 laps for the Bojangles Late Models, 35 laps for the Limited Late Models, 30 laps for the Street Stocks, 25 laps for the 4-Cylinders, and Twin 20 lap events for the Renegades.
Gates will open at 4:45pm, with Qualifying at 5pm, Autograph session at 6pm, and back to our regular schedule with Racing at 7pm.
Tickets only $11 Adults, $9 Teens/Seniors, and Children 12 & under FREE!

For more information check us out at www.hickorymotorspeedway.com, on Facebook, and Twitter!

Hickory Motor Speedway
Race Results for 3/12/2016

4-Cylinders - Feature
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 2 Charlie Neill Hickory, NC
2 17 Curtis Pardue Hickory, NC
3 98 Rob Lewis Morganton, NC
4 82F Rusty Fann Hickory, NC
5 6T Rodney Trivette Newton, NC
6 28 Robert Trivette Newton, NC
7 4M Dylan Mundy Concord, NC

4-Cylinders - Qualifying
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 28 Robert Trivette Newton, NC
2 17 Curtis Pardue Hickory, NC
3 4M Dylan Mundy Concord, NC
4 6T Rodney Trivette Newton, NC
5 2 Charlie Neill Hickory, NC
6 98 Rob Lewis Morganton, NC DNS
7 82F Rusty Fann Hickory, NC DNS

Classic Sportsman Racing - Feature
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 95G Eddie Gilbert Newton, NC
2 16 Bill Webb Statesville, NC
3 90 Dennis Hinkle Hickory, NC
4 71P Bill Powell Newton, NC
5 83 Tom Fenn Lincolnton, NC
6 66 Robert Webb Harmony, NC
7 95 Tim Gilbert Newton, NC

Classic Sportsman Racing - Qualifying
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 16 Bill Webb Statesville, NC
2 95G Eddie Gilbert Newton, NC
3 90 Dennis Hinkle Hickory, NC
4 71P Bill Powell Newton, NC
5 66 Robert Webb Harmony, NC
6 95 Tim Gilbert Newton, NC
7 83 Tom Fenn Lincolnton, NC

Late Model - Feature
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 88B Josh Berry Hendersonville, TN
2 21P Matt Piercy Conover, NC
3 5C Dexter Canipe, Jr. Conover, NC
4 1E Christian Eckes Middletown, NY
5 17M Ryan Millington Statesville, NC
6 18P Casey Pierce Lenoir, NC
7 1W Dylon Wilson Taylorsville, NC
8 77T Tal Davidson Mooresville, NC
9 23D Zachary Dabbs Mooresville, NC
10 12G Andrew Garcia Eagle Pass TX, NC
11 9W Charlie Watson Lenoir, NC
12 42 Craig Thomas Mooresville, NC

Late Model - Qualifying
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 5C Dexter Canipe, Jr. Conover, NC
2 88B Josh Berry Hendersonville, TN
3 21P Matt Piercy Conover, NC
4 18P Casey Pierce Lenoir, NC
5 17M Ryan Millington Statesville, NC
6 1E Christian Eckes Middletown, NY
7 1W Dylon Wilson Taylorsville, NC
8 77T Tal Davidson Mooresville, NC
9 23D Zachary Dabbs Mooresville, NC
10 12G Andrew Garcia Eagle Pass TX, NC
11 42 Craig Thomas Mooresville, NC
12 9W Charlie Watson Lenoir, NC DNS

Limited Late Model - Feature
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 51 Jeremy Pelfrey Lenoir, NC
2 18S Evan Swilling Cohutta, GA
3 9 Charlie Watson Lenoir, NC
4 12D Evan Duggins Tobaccoville, NC
5 29 Mitch Walker Newton, NC
6 21 Monty Cox Granite Falls, NC
7 41 Dennis Trivette Newton, NC
8 47P Kenneth Pardue Millers Creek, NC
9 88M Mark Johnson Newton, NC
10 3D Dylan Oliver Stanley, NC

Limited Late Model - Qualifying
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 51 Jeremy Pelfrey Lenoir, NC
2 21 Monty Cox Granite Falls, NC
3 12D Evan Duggins Tobaccoville, NC
4 9 Charlie Watson Lenoir, NC
5 18S Evan Swilling Cohutta, GA
6 29 Mitch Walker Newton, NC
7 88M Mark Johnson Newton, NC
8 41 Dennis Trivette Newton, NC
9 47P Kenneth Pardue Millers Creek, NC
10 3D Dylan Oliver Stanley, NC

Street Stocks - Feature
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 10T Kevin Townsend Lenoir, NC
2 18D Cody DeMarmels Newton, NC
3 3 Kevin Eby Lenior, NC
4 7 Eric Evans Mooresville, NC
5 64 Marshall Sutton Burnsville, NC
6 32J Jeremy Harrell Newton, NC
7 69 Trey Buff Hickory, NC
8 10 Ethan Johnson Hudson, NC
9 31 Wayne Edwards Denver, NC
10 77W Mark Whitten Hogtown, VA DNS

Street Stocks - Qualifying
Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF
1 10T Kevin Townsend Lenoir, NC
2 18D Cody DeMarmels Newton, NC
3 3 Kevin Eby Lenior, NC
4 64 Marshall Sutton Burnsville, NC
5 7 Eric Evans Mooresville, NC
6 69 Trey Buff Hickory, NC
7 32J Jeremy Harrell Newton, NC
8 31 Wayne Edwards Denver, NC
9 10 Ethan Johnson Hudson, NC
10 77W Mark Whitten Hogtown, VA DNS

Appalachian State University softball played its home/Sun Belt Conference openers on Saturday, but fell to the “home team” on the scoreboard, UL Monroe, 9-5 in game one and the Warhawks walked off with a 6-5 victory in eight innings for the nightcap.

ULM improved to 14-9 overall and 2-0 in the Sun Belt while the Mountaineers fell to 4-19 on the season, including 0-2 in conference play, and have dropped five straight. UL Monroe has won all five of the all-time meetings between the two teams.

For the day, a trio of Apps recorded three hits including Tiffany Taynor (New Smyrna Beach, Fla./New Smyrna Beach), Heather Josey (Statesville, N.C./North Iredell) and Natalie Orcutt (Senoia, Ga./Starr’s Mill). Jenny Dodd (Mocksville, N.C./West Forsyth) and Ally Walters (Orange City, Fla./University) each tallied two base knocks of their own. Dodd went yard once in each game for her team-leading four home runs and Josey hit her 10th career blast (third this season) in game one.

Game One: UL Monroe 9, App State 5

After three innings, UL Monroe was out in front 6-0 before App State began to stage a comeback. In the top of the fourth, Orcutt doubled in Walters and Taynor singled in Megan Walker (Raleigh, N.C./Middle Creek). In the home half of that frame, though, the Warhawks scored two more runs to go up 8-2.

In the top of the sixth, Orcutt led off the inning with a single to center, Taynor walked and Dodd touched them all with a hit over the fence in left center. That pulled the Black and Gold within three, 8-5, but it wasn’t enough as ULM added a ninth run in the bottom half.

Vanessa Ciocatto (La Habra, Calif./Delaware State) (La Habra) went the distance (2-9) and gave up nine earned runs on 13 hits with three walks and five strikeouts.

Game Two: UL Monroe 6, App State 5 (8 Inn.)

Appalachian State was the first to strike in game two and did so with a two spot in the top of the first. Orcutt drew a base on balls, Taynor moved her to second with a sacrifice bunt, and two outs later, Josey went deep to center field.

UL Monroe retook the lead with three runs the next half inning before the Mountaineers answered with a three spot in the top of the third to go back up 5-3. All three of those scored on Dodd’s second home run of the day, a shot to left field.

In the bottom of the third, the Warhawks pulled within one, 5-4, to set up for the dramatic seventh and eighth innings.

In the seventh, ULM loaded up the bases with two outs against App State starter, Annaleise Kennedy (Kents Store, Va./Fluvanna) (2-5), before a wild pitch went over the glove of Dodd behind the plate to allow a run from third to tie the game. In the bottom of the eighth, with two outs once again, the best hitter in the Sun Belt, Rochelle Roberts, walked it off with a homer to left center.

Kennedy gave up six runs, five earned, on 11 hits with two free passes and two punchouts.

Due to a forecast of rain in the Boone area on Sunday, first pitch against the Warhawks has been moved back to 11 a.m. inside Sywassink/Lloyd Family Stadium.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Men’s Lacrosse Team (3-4) scored five goals in the fourth and final period to rally and notch an upset win over Lynn (5-2), 10-9, Saturday afternoon at Moretz Stadium.

Lenoir-Rhyne freshman attacker Joe Buduo (Shrewsbury, Mass.) led the way with five goals including four in the final period as the Bears came from behind to win their second straight game.

Buduo scored the game-winner with 4:50 left in the contest while sophomore attacker Taylor Thilo (Greensboro, N.C.) assisted on three of Buduo’s goals in the fourth period.

Lynn, ranked No. 17 in NCAA Division II, lost despite holding a 50-34 edge in shots taken.

The Fighting Knights were led by Anthony Rainone (Lynbrook, N.Y.) and Johnny Gavin (Laguna Beach, Calif.) with two goals each.

Lenoir-Rhyne sophomore midfielder Ben Corrigan (Johns Creek, Ga.) scored a pair of first-half goals while sophomore goalkeeper Ryan Crompton (Frederick, Md.) made an impressive 19 saves on the day to earn the win.

Lynn’s goalkeeper, Pat Brothers (Burlington, Mass.), suffered the loss despite making 12 saves on the afternoon.

Lenoir-Rhyne returns to South Atlantic Conference play on Wednesday night at Wingate at 7:00 p.m., at Moretz Stadium.

Saturday, 12 March 2016 21:56

Lenoir-Rhyne Women's Lacrosse Defeats Wingate

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The Lenoir-Rhyne Women’s Lacrosse Team (5-3, 2-0) powered its way by Wingate (3-3, 0-1), 18-9, Saturday afternoon in a South Atlantic Conference game at Moretz Stadium.

Lenoir-Rhyne junior attacker Torrey Schwitkis (San Diego, Calif.) finished with a game-high six goals while senior midfielder Claire Wach (Cary, N.C.) added four goals and two assists as the Bears turned the contest into a rout by outscoring the Bulldogs by an 8-1 margin to close out the game.

Schwitkis has a team-leading 21 goals on the year while sophomore attacker Christine Faircloth (Winter Park, Fla.) added three scores and three assists in the victory.

Wingate, which scored four consecutive goals at one point to cut the margin to 7-6 late in the first half, was led by Paulena Dempsey (Jarrettsville, Md.) and Emily Nosek (Bel Air, Md.) with four and three scores, respectively.

Lenoir-Rhyne held the advantage in both shots taken (35-25) and ground balls (26-22) in picking up its third consecutive victory.

In goal, sophomore goalkeeper Ines Flueck (Coppell, Texas) earned the win for the Bears while the Bulldogs’ Arion Pierre (Haymarket, Va.) suffered the loss. Both players totaled nine saves on the afternoon.

Lenoir-Rhyne wraps up a seven-game home stand against No. 6 Rollins on Thursday afternoon beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Running against 2016 Olympic hopefuls, Appalachian State University women’s track and field sprinter, Darlene Girardeau (Hope Mills, N.C./North Carolina Central/South View), finished in seventh out of seven in heat two of the 60-meter dash prelims at the USATF Indoor Championships on Friday.

“It was a great experience racing against some of the best in the world,” said Darlene. “Although there were some issues hearing the gun, I felt really good in my race. I know what I need to work on going into the outdoor season. I want to thank Appalachian State athletics, Doug Gillin, coach (John) Weaver, and especially coach (Damion) McLean for the opportunity to be here.”

Girardeau was one of 20 competing amongst three heats and running out of lane five, she was clocked at 7.63. The fastest overall time was 7.13 turned in by Barbara Pierre in heat two.

“She raced well and it was really good race experience for her for the future,” said associate head coach Damion McLean. “They were having problems with the electronic gun and no one could hear it. That’s why they called the first heat back, someone didn’t move.”

This event wraps a successful indoor season for the junior who competed in four different events for 2015-16 season and won in each event including the 60 (one win), long jump (one win), 55-meter dash (two wins), and 200-meter dash (one win).

Girardeau now looks to the outdoor season, which begins on March 18-19 at the Wake Forest Invitational.

The Lenoir-Rhyne Softball Team (17-5) lost twice to USC Aiken (18-6), 3-2 and 6-3, in a regional doubleheader Friday afternoon at J.H. Satcher Field.

Game One – USC Aiken 3, Lenoir-Rhyne 2 (10 innings)

The Pacers scored twice in the bottom of the 10th inning thanks to a two-run, walk-off double from Samantha Chubb (Summerville, S.C.) as USC Aiken prevailed in extra innings.

Lenoir-Rhyne and USC Aiken battled for eight scoreless innings before each squad plated a run in the ninth frame. Sophomore second baseman Madison Poe (Siler City, N.C.) and sophomore shortstop Madison Carter (Bessemer City, N.C.) drove in runs for the Bears despite the loss.

Lenoir-Rhyne freshman Emily Kenley (Charlotte, N.C.) (1-1) pitched into the 10th inning and struck out 11 batters despite the loss. USC Aiken’s Taylor Morgan (Chapin, S.C.) improved to 10-3 on the year after going the distance and earning the victory.

Game Two – USC Aiken 6, Lenoir-Rhyne 3

Trailing by a 3-1 score, the Pacers plated five runs in the fourth inning to take the lead for good to complete the sweep. Sydney Murphy (Cincinnati, Ohio) highlighted the frame with the game-winning, three-run home run.

Carter hit a two-run home run and freshman outfielder Erin Boone (Creedmoor, N.C.) finished with three hits while senior Brandi Hole (Sandy Ridge, N.C.) (1-1) took the loss for the Bears.

Chandler Terrapin (West Columbia, S.C.) improved to 5-3 on the mound for the Pacers, who increased their winning streak to four games.

Lenoir-Rhyne travels to Augusta, Ga., to take on Augusta University in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon beginning at 1:00 p.m.