Volleyball

Nantz, Powers help Volleyball snap 5-match skid

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba junior Amanda Nantz (Troutman, NC) and freshman Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC) each recorded career-highs with 22 kills to lead the Lady Indians to a four-game win over visiting Mars Hill in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Goodman Gym. Catawba snaps a five-match losing streak, winning by the scores of 30-25, 25-30, 30-20 and 30-24 and improving to 8-9 overall and 3-5 in the SAC. The Lady Lions fall to 9-15 and 1-6. Nantz also chipped in with four blocks with freshmen Kalin Collier (Rural Hall, NC) and Kendra Eliott (Eden, NC) each recording three blocks. Freshman Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA) had 20 kills and 12 digs with Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC) collecting 65 assists and Missy Bartholomew (New Carlisle, IN) registering 26 digs. Ashley Beasley (Winter Park, FL) and Rebekka Brown (Sierra Vista, AZ) each posted 15 kills for Mars Hill, while Tiffany Oreka (Chesapeake, VA) had 20 digs. Jessica Britt (Chesapeake, VA) had 42 assists and 13 digs. Catawba broke away from a 10-10 tie in the opener with a 6-0 run as Griffith recorded three kills and an ace in the spurt. Mars Hill pulled within 23-22 on an ace by Brittany Enloe (Bat Cave, NC), but Powers and Nantz each had two kills as Catawba went up 28-23. The Lady Lions jumped to an 18-8 edge in the second game led by a pair of aces by Sara Cole (Boone, NC). Catawba pulled within 27-24, but key kills by Brown and Britt put Mars Hill over the top. The Lady Indians led game three 18-17 when Powers recorded a kill and Bartholomew served up four points for a 23-17 lead. Jessica Cleary (Boca Raton, FL) served up an ace for the final point. Nantz recorded three straight kills in a six-point run in game four that pushed Catawba to a 12-6 lead. Mars Hill cut the deficit to 19-16, but an ace by Cleary and a kill by Nantz helped Catawba to a 22-16 lead. Powers would kill off the final point. MATCH SCORES 1 2 3 4 Mars Hill (9-15, 1-6) 25 30 20 24 Catawba (8-9, 3-5) 30 25 30 30 Leaders Kills: C - Amanda Nantz 22, Melissa Powers 22, Melissa Griffith 20; MH - Ashley Beasley 15, Rebekka Brown 15. Digs: C - Missy Bartholomew 26, Jessica Cleary 13, Griffith 12; MH - Tiffany Oreka 20, Jessica Britt 13. Blocks: C - Nantz 1-3/4, Kendra Elliott 1-2/3, Kalin Collier 1-2/3; MH - Jhane’ Zarghami 2-1/3, Jennifer Johnson 1-1/2. Assists: C - Andi Henderson 65; MH - Britt 42. Service Aces: C - Griffith 3, Cleary 2, Summer Zuck 2; MH - Johnson 2, Sara Cole 2. ATT: 122 Time – 1:44 #######

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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

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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.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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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

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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

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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 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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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.

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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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