February 22, 2005
Carmon, Darden spark Women's Basketball to upset of WingateWINGATE, N.C. -- Senior Christina Carmon (Stafford, Va.) tossed in a career-high 21 points as Catawba upset league-leading Wingate 83-71 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Cuddy Arena. The Lady Indians pick up their fifth straight win and assure themselves of a first round SAC Tournament game at home next Wednesday. Catawba improves to 16-10 overall and 7-6 in the SAC, while the Bulldogs fall to 17-9 and 10-3. It also marked the 12th win in the last 13 meeting for Catawba over Wingate, who won the earlier meeting this season in double overtime.Catawba stormed out of the gates and led 29-13 just over six minutes into the contest. The Lady Indians nailed four three-pointers in the early going, three by Isiaette Darden (Wilson, N.C.). Catawba scorched the nets in the opening half, connecting on 20-of-29 (69%) from the floor. The Bulldogs hit just 36% (11-of-31). The Lady Indians would hold its double-digit advantage until the final five minutes. The Bulldogs got a pair of free throws by Veronica Taylor (Columbia, S.C.) with 3:22 to go brought Wingate within seven at 75-68. Darden responded with two quick buckets to put Catawba on top 79-68 with 2:45 remaining. The Lady Indians hit four free throws in the final 31 seconds to ice the win. Four Catawba players reached double figures as Darden followed Carmon with 19 points, while Hannah Davis (Williamsburg, Va.) tossed in 17 and Tamekia Foster (Chesapeake, Va.) had 10. Taylor had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Wingate. Lakin Byer (Bassett, Va.) scored 15 off the bench for the Bulldogs, while Tanetra Barrett (Marshville, N.C.) had 12 and Petra Nagy (Budapest, HUNGARY) 10. Catawba finished the game shooting 59% (33-of-56) from the floor, while Wingate hit only 33% (23-of-69) and were 1-of-12 from three-point range. The Bulldogs held a 41-33 edge on the boards. #####
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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