Volleyball

Volleyball ends season with NCAA II Regional loss

TAMPA, FL -- Catawba College, seeded sixth in the NCAA II South Region Volleyball Tournament, fell in three games to third-seeded North Florida on Thursday night at the Martinez Center. The Ospreys won by the scores of 30-27, 30-12 and 30-13 to improve to 26-7. Catawba, which had a 10-match win streak snapped, finishes its season at 15-14, the 15th time in the last 16 years the Lady Indians have posted a winning mark. Catawba hung tough in the opening game, falling only 30-27. The Lady Indians hit nealy 32% in the opening game, but would fail to reach 10% in the other two games, suffering a 3.3% hitting effort in the third game. Junior Rachel LaRoche (Wilmington, DE), the SAC Tournament MVP, led Catawba with nine kills and had just one error in 19 attacks. Freshman Elizabeth Hewitt (Hickory, NC) had a 29.4 hitting percentage with six kills and only one error in 17 tries. Hope Miller (Newton, NC) also had six kills and led the way with nine digs. Two seniors played their final match for Catawba. Talita McCain (E. Spencer, NC) responded with four kills, a pair of digs and a solo block. Christina Perkinson (Chesapeake, VA) had one service ace. North Florida had three players record double digits in kills. Jackie Struck and Lauren Westervelt each had 15, while Heidi Pearson tallied 14. Jessica Bosacki had 14 digs and three aces. MATCH SCORES 1 2 3 #6 Catawba (15-14) 27 12 13 #3 North Florida (26-7) 30 30 30 Leaders Kills: CC - Rachel LaRoche 9, Elizabeth Hewitt 6, Hope Miller 6; NF - Jackie Struck 15, Lauren Westervelt 15 Digs: CC - Miller 9, Megan Bowman 7; NF - Jessica Bosacki 14, Kristen Jansen 7, Westervelt 7 Blocks: CC - LaRoche 2-0/2, Talita McCain 1-0/1; NF - Valerie Martinez 1-4/5, Westervelt 0-5/5 Assists: CC - Lettie Wilkes 26; NF - Martinez 47 Aces: CC - Wilkes 1, Hewitt 1, Christina Perkinson 1; NF - Bosacki 3, Lori Serrano 3 ATT: 90 Time - 1:15 #######

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

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December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

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December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

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Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

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December 17

Swimming MEN vs. QUEENS 58-133

Swimming WOMEN vs. QUEENS 69-120

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Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

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

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Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.

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