December 2, 2006
Men's Basketball Falls to #6 Clayton State in Final Seconds
SALISBURY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne (4-2) took a 64-53 win over Armstrong Atlantic (5-1), while sixth-ranked Clayton State (4-0) got a three-pointer by John Beugnot (Lyon, FRANCE) with three seconds left to claim a 76-75 win over host Catawba (1-4) in men’s basketball action at the Walt Baker Classic at Goodman Gym on Saturday afternoon.>Beugnot's three-pointer, his fourth of the game, ended the upset bid from Catawba which had grabbed a 75-73 lead on freshman Antonio Houston’s (Charlotte, NC) four-point play with 1:55 remaining. That play capped a 15-4 run by the Tribe to take the lead. Houston had a chance to increase the advantage, but missed on a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left.
The see-saw battle saw 11 lead changes. Catawba jumped to a quick 13-5 lead, keyed by three-pointers from Houston, Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) and Jason Diggs (Christiansburg, VA). Clayton rallied and took a 37-33 lead at the break.
Catawba rallied from an early eight-point second-half deficit and went on top 51-48 with 13:33 left after consecutive baskets by Diggs. Brian Kelley (Leesburg, FL) put the Lakers back on top at the 12:12 mark and Jerome Boyd (Orlando, FL) followed with two baskets to push the lead to 56-51. The advantage would grow to 69-60 with 5:39 left before the Catawba rally to take back the lead.
Houston scored 23 points to lead all scorers, while Catawba’s Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) added a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Diggs followed with 12 and Graves had 10 points. Beugnot led the Lakers with 20 points with Boyd adding 14 and Kelley 13.
Lenoir-Rhyne scored the final seven points of the first half, grabbing a 28-23 lead at the break, and led the rest of the way to claim its win. The Pirates clawed back from a 33-23 deficit to come within a bucket at 40-38 with 11:42 to go. The Bears then got four straight baskets by Josh Kindred (Holly Springs, NC) to start a 14-3 run to put the game away. L-R enjoyed a 39-22 edge on the boards.
Kindred led the way for Lenoir-Rhyne, recording a double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds. Marcus Springs (Charlotte, NC) added 19 and Reggie Bratton (Charlotte, NC) 12 in the win. AASU was led by Jamaal Galloway (Inverness, FL), who had 15 points off the bench. Tory Harris (Lakeland, FL) also reached double figures with 10 points.
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-3
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-5
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 1-4
Softball vs LEES-McRAE 4-1
Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-5
Softball @ Limestone 8-1
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA TECH 15-7
Softball @ Limestone 1-2
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 1 (Crescent Pointe GC)
Lacrosse (W) vs. FELICIAN 24-1
Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 17
Golf (W) @ Low Country Inv - Day 2 (Crescent Pointe GC) 8th of 11
Baseball @ Tampa 5-9
Softball vs. KING 3-17
Softball vs. KING 2-0
Lacrosse (W) vs. CHESTNUT HILL 16-15
Baseball @ Tampa 8-12
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-6
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-3
Softball @ Emmanuel 2-4
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 9-3
Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-7
Baseball @ Carson-Newman 5-2
Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 1-8
Lacrosse (M) vs. NEWBERRY 13-9
Softball @ Southern Wesleyan 11-0
Lacrosse (W) vs. NEWBERRY 25-8
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 1 (Monroe CC)
Golf (M) @ Hargett Inv - Day 2 (Monroe CC) 5th of 12
Baseball vs. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 6-8
Baseball vs. INDIANA,PA 16-6
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Prelims)
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 0-7
Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-9
Lacrosse (W) vs. INDIANA,PA 7-25
Softball vs NORTH GEORGIA 3-7
Lacrosse (M) @ Coker 14-8
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 2 - Finals)
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 1)
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Prelims) 10 a.m.
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 1-10
Swimming @ NCAA II Championships (Day 3 - Finals) 6 p.m.
Track/Field @ UNC Pembroke Braves Classic
Track/Field @ UNCC 49er Classic (Day 2)
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 19-10
Baseball vs. TUSCULUM 13-12
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 10-6
Tennis (W) @ Tusculum 0-9
Tennis (M) @ Tusculum 3-6
Softball @ Lincoln Memorial 7-8
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 1 (Rolling Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 1 (Columbia CC)
Golf (W) @ Wingate Challenge - Day 2 (Rolling Hills CC) 6th of 11
Golf (M) @ Bank of TR Inv - Day 2 (Columbia CC) 4th of 10
Lacrosse (W) @ Wingate 12-11
Lacrosse (M) @ Wingate 5-12
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 1-2
Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 2-7
Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1-8
Softball vs LENOIR-RHYNE 8-1
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ adidas Winthrop Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 12-9
Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON, ppd. 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 3:30 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Softball vs MARS HILL 3 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Baseball @ Barton 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Queens 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 2 p.m.
Softball vs QUEENS 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 1 (River Landing GC)
Lacrosse (W) @ Coker 4 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Sunoco Campbell Oil Inv - Day 2 (River Landing GC)
Tennis (M) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Carson Newman 1:30 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 1)
Softball @ Tusculum 1 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 2 p.m.
Softball @ Tusculum 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Anderson 5 p.m.
Track/Field @ Montreat Invitational (Day 2)
Lacrosse (W) vs. MARS HILL noon
Baseball @ Anderson 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 3 p.m.
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