Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball comes up short at Mars Hill

MARS HILL, N.C. -- Mars Hill used a late 12-3 run to help the Lady Lions to a 64-59 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Stanford Arena. Mars Hill improves to 9-6 overall and 2-2 in the SAC with the win, while the Lady Indians fall to 10-7 and 1-3. Catawba held a 28-26 edge at the break and went up 32-28 on a pair of free throws by Tamekia Foster (Chesapeake, Va.), but Mars Hill went on a 21-5 run from that point to take a 49-27 lead at the 11:08 mark after a layup by Kristi Ferris. The Lady Indians would rally, scoring 12 straight points to knot the score at 49-49 with 7:48 left on a free throw by Foster. Mars Hill would quickly take the lead back on a three-pointer by Abby DeBusk and the Lady Lions never trailed again. The 12-3 run that followed put Mars Hill up 61-52 with 2:37 left. Catawba would whittle the deficit to 62-59 with 55 seconds left after a three-pointer by Christina Carmon (Stafford, Va.). The Lady Indians had a chance to further cut into the lead after a Mars Hill turnover, but Ashley Cox (Richmond, Va.) missed a shot and Ferris hit a pair of free throws with 13 seconds remaining for the final margin. Foster led three double-figure scorers for Catawba with 17 points before fouling out with 5:04 to play. Carmon added 14 points off the bench, while Cox added 12. Ferris led Mars Hill with 19 points with Lindsey Jones following with 16. Mars Hill canned 47% for the game, including 55% in the final half. Catawba made just 36% and only 32% after the break. Mars Hill also enjoyed a 39-27 edge on the boards to help offset 23 turnovers. The Lady Indians had 14 turnovers. The Lady Lions cashed in on 16-of-18 (89%) attempts from the line, while Catawba hit just 67% (18-of-27). #######

Today's Events

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC),
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30

Calendar

«October 2017»
1
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

2
October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

3
October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

10
October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC) 

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC) 

17
October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

20
October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

21
October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

25
October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

28
October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

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October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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