Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball drops 59-43 decision at NC Central


   DURHAM, NC -- Catawba dropped a 59-43 decision to host N.C. Central in women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at McLendon-McDougald Gym.  The Lady Indians fall to 3-6, while N.C. Central improves to 7-1.
    Scoring was at a premium in the opening half as the Layd Eagles posted a 17-11 lead at the break.  Catawba hit on just 12.5% of its field goal attempts in the opening half, while NCCU made 28%.

Catawba scored the first four points and the teams were tied at 8-8 after 10 minutes.  A pair of free throws by Hillary Hampton with 6:11 remaining pulled Catawba within 13-11, but the Lady Indians went scoreless for the rest of the half.  The Lady Eagles posted its final points with 4:56 to go before the break.  

    The Lady Indians cut the deficit to 17-16 early in the final half, but NCCU went on a 14-6 run to go up 31-22 with 14 minutes to play.  The Lady Eagles jumped ahead by 10 midway through the period and kept its double-digit lead for much of the way.

    Hampton and Hannah Davis each scored 11 points to lead Catawba, who were out-rebounded by 41-27.  NCCU was led by Cassie King, who scored 16 points.  Latoya Jones tallied 12 points and Natasha Bailey posted 11 points and eight rebounds.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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