December 5, 2005
Men's Basketball goes to 9-0 with win over Virginia State
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba pulled away from visiting Virginia State in the final half to post a 100-79 win in men’s basketball action on Monday night at Goodman Gym. The Indians, ranked 17th in NCAA II, improve to 9-0, while Virginia State falls to 0-6.
Catawba led by four at the break and used a 7-0 run early in the second half to go on top 56-48. The Indians continued to pull away, grabbing a 65-55 lead with 12 minutes remaining. The Indians then surged with 14-3 run over the next five minute to lead 79-58 with 8:21 left. Catawba went on to lead by as many as 32 points.
Jason Diggs (Christiansburg, VA) came off the bench to score a career-high 18 points for the Tribe, leading six double-figure scorers. Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) added 15, while Helgi Magnusson(Reykjavik, ICELAND) and Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) each had 13 points. Phil Wiafe (Washington, DC) scored 22 points in a losing effort for Virginia State, while Michael Askew (Woodbridge, VA) tallied 18 points.
Catawba connected on 57% of its field goal attempts to just 43% for the Trojans. Catawba also held a 42-31 edge on the boards. Andy Thomson (Poynton, ENGLAND), with 12 points, and Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, SC), with 10 points, were the other two Indians in double digits.
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13
Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.
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