Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball suffers first defeat at West Georgia


   CARROLLTON, GA -- Catawba fell from the ranks of the unbeaten after a 97-78 loss to host West Georgia on Saturday afternoon at the HPE Building.  The Indians, ranked 11th in NCAA II fall to 10-1, while West Georgia improves to 7-2.
Catawba suffered its worst shooting performance of the season, hitting just 40% form the field.  The Tribe hit on 46% in the final half, but saw the Braves connected on 64% to pull away.

The Indians scored the first five points, but quickly fell behind 22-9 after eight minutes.  Catawba managed to cut the deficit back to four just before the half and trailed 38-32 at the break.

    West Georgia would build on its lead early in the final half, taking a 61-42 lead with 14:31 remaining.  Catawba rallied back within 73-64 with 7:14 remaining, but get no closer.

Antonio Shaw led the Braves with 22 points, while Michael Ford added 21 and Andrius Petkunas tossed in 20.  Chris Burris added a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds.  Chris Wooldridge led Catawba with 15 points, with Jason Diggs and Jamel Hamilton added 13 each.  Jolly Manning totaled 10 points.

    #####

Today's Events

No events scheduled until September 2

Calendar

«May 2016»
1
May 1

Baseball vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament) 4-2

Softball vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (SAC Tournament) 1-3

Softball vs. Lenoir-Rhyne (SAC Tournament - Championship) 2-1

2
May 2

Baseball vs. Tusculum (SAC Tournament) 5-6

345
May 5

Softball vs. Georgia College (NCAA II Regional) 4-3

6
May 6

Softball @ North Georgia (NCAA II Regional) 0-1

Softball vs. Georgia College (NCAA II Regional) 0-3

7
May 7

Baseball @ USC Aiken 1-4

891011121314
1516171819
May 19

Baseball vs. Belmont Abbey (NCAA Regional) 5-6

20
May 20

Baseball vs. Mount Olive (NCAA Regional) 4-6

21
22232425262728
293031

Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


TEAM PHOTO

Baseball Team Photo

SPONSORS