Basketball (M)

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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February 3

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 75-62

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 105-98

February 5

Lacrosse (M) @ Guilford (Exhib.) 6 p.m.

February 6

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial 9-4

Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 82-78

Softball @ Armstrong 5-1

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 88-91

February 7

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball @ Armstrong, ccd. 11 a.m.

February 8

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 9-1

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 6-0

February 10

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 3-6

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 64-45

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 81-93

February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 2-7

February 12

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

February 13

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships 

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ppd. 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. Valdosta State 4 p.m.

February 14

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

February 16

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

February 17

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 5 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

February 19

Softball vs. Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

February 20

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 9 a.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. BREVARD 2 p.m.

Softball vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. BREVARD 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4 p.m.

February 21

Tennis (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Columbus State 3 p.m.

February 22

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

February 23

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

February 24

Softball @ Limestone 1:30 p.m.

Softball @ Limestone 3:30 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

February 26

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

Softball vs. UNC Pembroke 6 p.m.

February 27

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Bellarmine 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Softball vs. Augusta 4 p.m.

February 28

Softball vs. St. Joseph's,IN 10 a.m.

Softball vs. North Georgia 2 p.m.

February 29

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV. (Salisbury CC)

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