Monday, March 24, 2014

Cats win rubber match, take series with Elon

The Catamounts outlasted Elon claiming their eighth Southern Conference series in a row Sunday Phoenix. The Catamounts capitalized on Elon's error-error filled defense to claim the rubber match finale.
afternoon, with a 9-7 win over the

Senior Jordan Smith earned the victory. He tossed the first two innings prior to the rain stoppage, and returned after the three hour delay to pitch the next four innings, holding Elon to two runs, striking out six.

Tyler Powell picked up his third save, securing the final out in the eighth inning then striking out the side in the ninth inning.

The Cats return to action on Tuesday in Johnson City, TN., against East Tennessee State for the second game of the home and home mid week series.  First pitch against the Bucs is scheduled for 7:00 pm.