Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball rally falls short against Mars Hill


   SALISBURY, NC -- Lindsey Jones (Crossville, TN) and Kristi Ferris (Knoxville, TN) combined for 42 points to lead Mars Hill to an 88-81 victory over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Lady Lions, ranked eighth in the South Atlantic Region poll, improved to 12-5 overall and 2-2 in the SAC.  Catawba fell to 6-11 and 1-3.  The win was the first win for MHC in Salisbury since 1996.
Abby DeBusk (New Tazewell, TN) hit a 3-pointer with 18:42 on the clock in the first half to give MHC a 3-2 advantage they would maintain the remainder of the contest.  The Lions led by as many as 13 points with 5:09 left in the first half after Jones scored two of her game high 24 points in the contest. Converting on 52.8% (19-36) of their field goals enabled the Lions to take a 49-35 lead into the locker room at the intermission.

Mars Hill opened the second half on a 14-to-8 run to take their biggest lead of 20 points (63-43) with 12:14 left in regulation after Shamia Terry (Greenville, SC) hit 1-of-2 free throws.  Catawba fought back out scoring the Lions 33-to-19 to trim the deficit to just six points (82-76) with 54 ticks left on the clock after Gia Columbo (Concord, NH) hit a layup but that was as close as Catawba would get.

The Lady Lions hit 50% (32-64) of their field goals in the game and out rebounded the Indians, 45-to-36. Catawba scored 36 points in the paint and 19 points off MHC miscues.  Jones added 11 rebounds to go along with her 24 points to obtain her first double-double on the season.  Ferris scored 18 and pulled down nine rebounds while DeBusk added 13 points and seven boards.  Allison Schafer (Advance, NC) rounded out the double figure scorers for MHC scoring 12 points in the victory.

Ingrid Easter (Cana, VA) led Catawba in scoring with a career-high 19 points followed by Hillary Hampton (Salisbury, NC), who also posted a career-best with 18.  Hannah Davis (Williamsburg, VA) recorded a double-double scoring 17 points and pulling down 10 rebounds in the contest.  Tamekia Foster (Chesapeake, VA) had a double-double of her own with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

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October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

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October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

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October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

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October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

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October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

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October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

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October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

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October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

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October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

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October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

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October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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