Basketball (W)

Davis' career-best 25 points leads Women's Baskeball to 74-65 win

   SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba junior center Hannah Davis (Williamsburg, Va.) scored a career-high 25 points as the Lady Indians defeated visiting Presbyterian 74-65 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action at Goodman Gym on Saturday afternoon.  The win allows Catawba avoid its first five-game losing streak in 20 years and ups the Lady Indians to 11-9 overall and 2-5 in the SAC.  The Blue Hose fall to 5-14 and 3-4.
Catawba played without its top two leading scorers and Davis provided the big offense punch, scoring 14 in the opening half.  She improved on her previous career-best of 20 points which she had set on Wednesday in a double-overtime loss to league-leading Wingate.  Davis also added eight rebounds.  Ingid Easter (Cana, Va.) and Christina Carmon (Stafford, Va.) each added 11 points and had nine and eight rebounds, respectively.  

The first half saw eight ties and four lead changes and the Lady Indians used a 7-2 run to close the half to take a 37-32 lead at the break.  Carmon had a three-point play and Danielle Scearce (Salisbury, N.C.) had two layups to end the half for Catawba.

Presbyterian fought back from a nine-point deficit to tie the game at 46-46 on a layup by Rebecca Wessinger (Laurens, S.C.) with 12:20 left.  From there, Catawba went on a 15-3 run to take a 12-point cushion, the largest lead on the night.  The Blue Hose would get within 61-58 on a three-point play by Anna Sheppard (Norcross, Ga.) at the 6:28 mark, but Carmon hit consecutive jumpers for Catawba to give the Lady Indians a 65-59 edge with 5::17 remaining.

Davis added two layups and Tamekia Foster (Chesapeake, Va.) two free throws as Catawba took a 71-61 lead with 1:51 left.  Wessinger scored 20 points to pace the Blue Hose, while Bridget Takach (Chapin, S.C.) had a dozen points and five steals off the bench.  Cameron Cook (Greensboro, N.C.) had 10 points with Brittany Carroll (Dunn, N.C.) posting a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Catawba shot just 40% for the game to 47% for the Blue Hose, but enjoyed a 47-32 edge on the boards.  The Lady Indians pulled down 24 offensive rebounds and held a 27-14 edge in second-chance points.  Presbyterian had shot 58% in the opening half, but cooled down to hit on 37% in the final 20 minutes.

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Today's Events

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1),
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive, 2:00
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive, 2:00
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN, 3:00VideoStats
Baseball vs. COKER, 6:00Stats
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS, 7:00VideoStats

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«February 2018»
1
February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

4
February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

56
February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

7
February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

89
February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

10
February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

13
February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

18
February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

19
February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

21
February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1) 

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

25
February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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