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Railsplitters Split Doubleheader At Lenoir-Rhyne To Win SAC Series

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HICKORY, NC -- After winning the opening game of the series, the Railsplitters split a South Atlantic Conference baseball doubleheader against the Lenoir-Rhyne Bears on Saturday at Bears Field. The Railsplitters won the first game by a 9-2 score while the Bears prevailed in the second contest, 3-2. With the split, the Railsplitters move to 4-7 on the season and 2-1 in the SAC.

Game One - Lincoln Memorial 9,
Lenoir-Rhyne 2
The Railsplitters broke open a close contest with a six-run fourth inning en route to the win in game one of the doubleheader.

Trailing 2-1, Lincoln Memorial plated six runs in the top of the fourth highlighted by two-run hits from Kyle Asher (Louisville, Ky.) and Colin Buckner (Harrodsburg, Ky.).

The Railsplitters rounded out the scoring with two more runs in the top of the fifth inning.

Cody Baker (Knoxville, Tenn.) finished with four hits and two runs scored to lead the Railsplitters' 13-hit attack while Lincoln Memorial's Brad Pressley (1-1) picked up the win on the mound. Pressley allowed just two runs in seven innings of work.

Senior Brad Pressley picked up the win in seven strong innings on the mound. He allowed two runs and nine hits while striking out two. He moves to 1-1 on the season.

Game Two - Lenoir-Rhyne 3,
Lincoln Memorial 2 (seven innings)
With the score tied at two in the bottom of the seventh, junior outfielder Rai Robinson (Kings Mountain, N.C.) drove in the game-winning run on a fielder's choice to give the Bears the win as they took the final game of the series.

Lenoir-Rhyne scored twice in the bottom of the fifth inning capped off by a sacrifice fly from sophomore second baseman Mike Gasque (Mebane, N.C.) for a 2-1 lead before Nick Pressley's (Knoxville, Tenn.) RBI single in the Railsplitters' half of the sixth tied the score at two.

L-R sophomore Ryan Jones (Asheville, N.C.) went the distance in the victory for the Bears. Jones improved to 2-2 on the season after allowing just two runs on five hits to go along with five strikeouts.

Pressley drove in both of Lincoln Memorial's runs while Brandon Cowan (Tequesta, Fla.) fell to 1-1 with the loss.

Lincoln Memorial will host Northern Kentucky in doubleheader action on Tuesday, February 21st for their home opener. Game one is set for noon.

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April 1
M. Tennis vs. Brevard 8-1
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 4-0
W. Tennis vs. Brevard 7-2
Baseball vs. Shorter 13-8
Softball vs. Carson-Newman 5-9
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April 4
W. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
M. Tennis vs. @Wingate 2-5
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April 5
Baseball vs. Coker 6-5
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 0-2
W. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
M. Tennis vs. Carson-Newman 6-3
Softball vs. @#18 Lenoir-Rhyne 3-1
Baseball vs. Coker 4-6
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April 6
Baseball vs. Coker  7-3
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April 7
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
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April 8
M. Golf vs. Tennessee River Rumble 4th
W. Golf vs. Agnes McAmis Memorial 10th
W. Tennis vs. @Queens 3-6
M. Tennis vs. @Queens 2-7
Baseball vs. @Kentucky State 14-7
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April 9
Baseball vs. @UVa-Wise 13-1
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April 10
Softball vs. @Brevard 2-3
Softball vs. @Brevard 4-5
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W. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 4-5
M. Tennis vs. @Mars Hill 7-2
Baseball vs. Anderson 5-13
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April 12
Baseball vs. Anderson 8-6
Softball vs. Catawba 1-6
Baseball vs. Anderson 13-15
Softball vs. Catawba 10-5
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April 13
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 14
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
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April 15
M. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 4th
W. Golf vs. Food Lion SAC Championship 8th
Baseball vs. King Canceled
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April 16
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 3-0
Softball vs. @Mars Hill 5-4
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April 18
Baseball vs. @Wingate 8-15
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April 19
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Softball vs. @Wingate Canceled
Baseball vs. @Wingate (DH) Canceled
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Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
Softball vs. vs. Tusculum (Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament) 2-9
Baseball vs. vs. Newberry (Food Lion SAC Tournament) 7:30 p.m.
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Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
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Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
Softball vs. Food Lion SAC Softball Tournament 
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Baseball vs. Food Lion SAC Tournament 
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