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Wooldridge nets career-high 21 as Men's Basketball stays in first

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba College rallied for an 81-78 victory over visiting Wingate in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The Indians hold onto first place in the league, winning for the sixth straight time and improving to 15-4 overall and 5-1 in the SAC. Wingate falls to 6-12 and 2-4, losing for the 13th straight time to Catawba in Salisbury. Wingate led by six with just over eight minutes to play in a game that featured 10 ties and 14 lead changes. Sean Barnette (Rock Hill, S.C.) hit consecutive three-pointers to give the Bulldogs a 63-57 edge. The Tribe responded with a 12-0 run to grab its own six-point edge. Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, Va.) and Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, Iceland) hit two free throws each to bring Catawba within 63-61 then Brian Graves (Newport News, Va.) hit a three-pointer at the 6:26 mark to Catawba up for good at 64-63. The Indians would increase its edge to 74-65 with 3:09 left and withstood a late Wingate charge. The Bulldogs scored seven straight to trim the deficit to 74-72 with 1:02 left. From there the Tribe hit on seven straight free throws before a miss with a half second to play. Wooldridge led Catawba with a career-high 21 points on eight-of-11 shooting from the field. Hamilton added 17 points, while Magnusson had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Graves and Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, S.C.) had 11 points each. Barnette led all scorers with 23 points for the Bulldogs and pulled down eight boards. Gary Marsh (Lillington, N.C.) added 13 points, while Shaun Kirkland (Allendale, S.C.) and Ahmad Richardson (Havelock, N.C.) had 10 apiece. Catawba tied a school mark with 12 blocked shots, led by Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, N.C.) with six. Catawba shot 44% (27-of-61) for the game with nine three pointers, while the Bulldogs shot 41% (28-of-68), hitting on seven trifectas. Catawba would connect on 18-of-24 at the line with Wingate making 15-of-24. The Tribe held a 41-39 edge on the boards, but had 22 turnovers to just 16 for Wingate. #####

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April 1

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. WINGATE 8-14

Baseball AUGUSTA 7-6

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-2

Baseball AUGUSTA 11-2

Lacrosse (M) vs. WINGATE 1-13

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April 2

Baseball AUGUSTA 6-9

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April 3

Baseball @ Kannapolis Intimidators, ccd. 6:30 p.m.

4
April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble (Tennessee National) 12th of 12

Golf (W) @ Agnis McAmis Inv. (Link Hills CC) 9th of 14

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-7

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-11

Baseball vs. BARTON 20-2

5
April 5

Baseball vs. USC AIKEN, ppd. 2 p.m.

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April 6

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey 6-3

Tennis (W) @ Belmont Abbey 5-4

Lacrosse (W) @ Erskine 15-9

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April 8

Football Spring Blue-White Game

Softball @ Mars Hill 0-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 1-3

Softball @ Mars Hill 2-8

Lacrosse (M) @ Brevard 12-10

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April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day One) - Link Hills CC 9th

Lacrosse (W) @ Brevard 19-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 7-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-8

10
April 10

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Two) - Link Hills CC 9th

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 9-0

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April 11

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Three) - Link Hills CC 9th of 11

Tennis (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Baseball @ Mount Olive 2-6

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April 12

Softball @ Queens 0-7

Softball @ Queens 7-9

Lacrosse (W) @ North Greenville 15-10

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April 14

Lacrosse (M) vs. SHORTER 18-1

Softball vs. ANDERSON 0-8

Softball vs. ANDERSON 9-7

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-6

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April 15

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 18-5

Baseball @ Tusculum 5-3

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April 18

Softball @ Wingate 0-2

Softball @ Wingate 4-5

Baseball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 13-7

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April 19

Baseball @ North Greenville (Fluor Field) 8-4

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April 21

Baseball vs. BREVARD 14-0

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April 22

Baseball vs. BREVARD 16-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-14

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 3-16

Baseball vs. BREVARD 13-3

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 12-11

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April 23

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 1) CC of SALISBURY

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April 24

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 2) CC of SALISBURY

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April 25

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 3) - CC of SALISBURY 11th of 12

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 6-13

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ccd. 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 10-14

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April 28

Baseball vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament) noon

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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