Volleyball

Volleyball falls a little short in league opener against Wingate

SALISBURY, NC -- Wingate defeated host Catawba in three games in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym.

 The Bulldogs took the conference opener by the scores of 30-14, 30-28 and 30-27 to improve to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians fall to 1-3 and 0-1. Wingate jumped out to a quick one game lead, hitting 40% in the opening game.

Molly Kerns (Bellefontaine, OH) led the charge with nine of her game-high 20 kills in the game. Melissa Deluca (Bahama, NC) served up three aces as Wingate grabbed a 14-7 lead and never looked back. Deluca served up eight straight points toward the end of the game to give the Bulldogs a 27-11 edge.

The Bulldogs led 17-11 in the second game before Catawba began to fight back. A pair of kills by Amanda Nantz (Troutman, NC) helped Catawba pull within 19-17, but Wingate was able to regain control at 28-21 on a Deluca ace and kills by Lauren Alley (Bristol, TN) and Jacki Emmenecker (Perrysburg, OH). Catawba again came off the deck and reeled off five straight points, the last three on kills by Nantz to get within 28-26.

A kill by Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC) drew Catawba to within 29-28, but Kerns killed off the game for the Bulldogs. Nantz had six kills and three blocks in the game for Catawba. Wingate looked to have total control of the third game, leading 20-12 after a kill by Danielle Thompson (Channelview, TX), but Catawba stormed back.

Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC) had four kills in an 11-2 run that gave Catawba a 23-22 lead. Kerns and Alley had kills to put Wingate back on top. The duo also had consecutive kills to put the Bulldogs up for good at 26-24. Kerns’ 20 kills led all players with Rebecca Brezovec (Durham, NC) adding a dozen kills for Wingate. Deluca had five aces, 13 digs and 43 assists. Nantz led Catawba with 10 kills and three blocks. Henderson had 24 assists, 13 digs and six kills.

MATCH SCORES
1 2 3 Wingate (7-1, 1-0) 30 30 30 Catawba (1-3, 0-1) 14 28 27 Leaders Kills: C - Amanda Nantz 10, Melissa Powers 9; W - Molly Kerns 20, Rebecca Bresovec 12, Lauren Alley 8. Digs: C - Missy Bartholomew 14, Mai Zoua Lo 14, Andi Henderson 13; W - Amanda Siegrist 18, Melissa Deluca 13. Blocks: C - Nantz 0-3/3, Melissa Griffith 0-3/3; W - Kerns 0-4/4, Deluca 0-3/3, Brezovec 0-2/2. Assists: C - Henderson 24; W - Deluca 43. Service Aces: C - Lo 1, Jessica Cleary 1; W - Deluca 5. ATT: 134 Time – 1:24 #######

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«October 2017»
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October 1

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

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

2
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)

3
October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
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)

10
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

11
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

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
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.

25
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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