Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball falls out of league lead with loss to Wingate


   SALISBURY, NC – Wingate rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to defeat host Catawba 94-91 in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The win snapped a 13-game losing streak by the Bulldogs at Goodman Gym and gave Coach Parker Laketa his 100th victory.  Wingate improves to 14-12 overall and 7-6 in the SAC, while the Indians fall to 21-7 and 9-4 in the SAC and sees their 21-game home win streak end.
Catawba jumped to a 9-2 lead in the opening minutes while Wingate rallied to tie the score at 13-13 five minutes into the half.  From there, the Indians would build a 12-point cushion and led 42-32 at the break.  The Bulldogs cut the double-digit deficit to a single point at 53-52 early in the second half, but saw the Tribe regain a 72-61 lead with 10:50 left.

Wingate trailed by 10 at 85-75 with 6:41 to go before going on a 13-2 run to take its first lead of the game on a layup by Kenny Villines (Fayetteville, NC) with 2:15 to go.  The Bulldogs would stay in front the rest of the way.  Jamel Hamilton (Virginia Beach, VA) made one of two free throws with 16 seconds left to pull Catawba within 92-91 and after Bill Smith (Manasquan, NJ) made a pair of free throws for Wingate with 13 seconds remaining, Hamilton misfired on a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Catawba shot only 37% in the loss and were 10-of-29 from three-point range.  Wingate hit on 64% in the second half and finished the game at 51%.  Justin Baker (Lumberton, NC) had 28 points to pace Wingate, while Shaun Kirkland (Allendale, SC) and Villines each had 15.  Bryan Grier (Charlotte, NC) had 13 points and nine rebounds.

Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) led Catawba with 16 points and added nine rebounds, while Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) and Hamilton each had 15.  Andy Thomson (Poynton, ENGLAND) had 12 points and nine rebounds.

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April 1

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2-1

Lacrosse (W) vs. WINGATE 8-14

Baseball AUGUSTA 7-6

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-2

Baseball AUGUSTA 11-2

Lacrosse (M) vs. WINGATE 1-13

2
April 2

Baseball AUGUSTA 6-9

3
April 3

Baseball @ Kannapolis Intimidators, ccd. 6:30 p.m.

4
April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble (Tennessee National) 12th of 12

Golf (W) @ Agnis McAmis Inv. (Link Hills CC) 9th of 14

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-7

Softball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-11

Baseball vs. BARTON 20-2

5
April 5

Baseball vs. USC AIKEN, ppd. 2 p.m.

6
April 6

Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey 6-3

Tennis (W) @ Belmont Abbey 5-4

Lacrosse (W) @ Erskine 15-9

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April 8

Football Spring Blue-White Game

Softball @ Mars Hill 0-8

Baseball @ Mars Hill 1-3

Softball @ Mars Hill 2-8

Lacrosse (M) @ Brevard 12-10

9
April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day One) - Link Hills CC 9th

Lacrosse (W) @ Brevard 19-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 7-6

Baseball @ Mars Hill 11-8

10
April 10

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Two) - Link Hills CC 9th

Tennis (W) @ Winston Salem State 9-0

11
April 11

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships (Day Three) - Link Hills CC 9th of 11

Tennis (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 4-5

Baseball @ Mount Olive 2-6

12
April 12

Softball @ Queens 0-7

Softball @ Queens 7-9

Lacrosse (W) @ North Greenville 15-10

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April 14

Lacrosse (M) vs. SHORTER 18-1

Softball vs. ANDERSON 0-8

Softball vs. ANDERSON 9-7

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-6

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April 15

Baseball @ Tusculum 7-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 18-5

Baseball @ Tusculum 5-3

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April 18

Softball @ Wingate 0-2

Softball @ Wingate 4-5

Baseball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 13-7

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April 19

Baseball @ North Greenville (Fluor Field) 8-4

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April 21

Baseball vs. BREVARD 14-0

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April 22

Baseball vs. BREVARD 16-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 13-14

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 3-16

Baseball vs. BREVARD 13-3

Softball vs. TUSCULUM 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 12-11

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April 23

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 1) CC of SALISBURY

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April 24

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 2) CC of SALISBURY

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April 25

Golf (M) in SAC CHAMPIONSHIPS (Day 3) - CC of SALISBURY 11th of 12

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 6-13

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY, ccd. 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 10-14

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April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament 

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April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament 

Baseball vs. TBA (SAC Tournament) noon

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament 

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament 

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