Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball falls short against Tusculum

   SALISBURY, NC -- Tusculum connected on 11 three-point goals and held off host Catawba to pick up a 73-70 win in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Pioneers improve to 14-7 overall and 5-5 in the SAC, while Catawba falls to 7-16 and 2-8.
Tusculum never trailed in the opening half and lead by as much as 11 points at 36-25 just before the break.  Catawba used a 12-0 run to open the second half to take its lone lead at 39-36 with 15:49 to go.  The Pioneers would score eight straight points to retake the lead.

The Lady Indians trailed by seven with two minutes remaining, but made a late run.  A three-pointer by Gia Colombo (Concord, NH) trimmed the deficit to 72-70 with 14 seconds left.  Tusculum made one of two free throws, but both Colombo and Ingrid Easter (Cana, VA) missed on three-point tries in the final seconds.

Stephanie Neptune (Wallkill, NY) posted a double-double for Tusculum with 14 points and 14 rebounds.  Ashli Oliver (Kokomo, IN) tallied 16 points to lead four double-figurer scorers.  Hannah Davis (Williamburg, VA) led all scorers for Catawba with 23 points, while Tamekia Foster (Chesapeake, VA) added 17.

Tusculum shot 47% form the field and canned 11-of-23 (48%) from behind the arc.  Catawba shot 43%, 53% in the final half.  


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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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