Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Routs Augusta State for Third Straight Win

Wooldridge eclipses 1,000 career points in win

HICKORY, NC -- Catawba never trailed in earning its third straight win with a 92-70 victory over Augusta State in men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at the Moretz Sports Classic hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne at Shuford Gym. The Catawba Indians improve to 5-6 on the season, while the Jaguars fall to 8-3.

Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) scored the first basket just 16 seconds into the contest, making the senior the 46th Catawba player to reach 1,000 points for his career. Tyrekus Bowman tied the contest for Augusta State, but Wooldridge added a pair of free throws at the 18:46 mark to put the Tribe on top for good at 4-2.

Catawba used a 10-4 spurt to grab a 20-12 lead and Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, SC) gave the Tribe a 27-18 edge on a jumper at the 10:56 mark of the opening half. Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC) and Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) hit consecutive three-pointers to push the lead to a dozen at 34-22.

The Jaguars cut the margin to eight at 34-26 on a pair of free throws by Garret Siler, but Murphy answered with a jumper and the Tribe led by double digits over the final 26 minutes of play. Catawba hit on 56% of its shots in the opening half to grab a 54-41 edge.

Wooldridge hit a pair of free throws to give the Tribe a 63-43 lead early in the second half and a dunk by Houston put Catawba on top 78-49 with 9:41 remaining. Wooldridge led Catawba with 18 points, while Houston added 16 points. Graves had 15 points and six assists with Rob Fields (Orangeburg, SC) scoring 12 and Norman Monroe (Newport News, VA) 11. The Tribe defense would help force 32 Jaguar turnovers. Ben Madgen was the only Augusta player to reach double figures with 13 points.

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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)

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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

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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

18
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

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.

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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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