Basketball (M)

Wooldridge's 25 Points Not Enough as Men's Basketball Falls at PC

CLINTON, SC -- Presbyterian used a strong second-half to defeat visiting Catawba 69-56 in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Templeton Center. The Blue Hose improve to 10-6 overall and 3-2 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 7-8 and 2-2.

Presbyterian scored the final six points of the first half to hold a 30-22 lead at the break and added the first basket of the second half for a 10-point edge. Catawba fought back within two before the Blue Hose used a 15-1 to take control of the contest.

After Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) had brought Catawba to within a bucket at 40-38 with 14:32 remaining, the Blue Hose scored seven straight points and never looked back. Pat Kiscaden added three free throws then a three-pointer with 11:09 to play to push the edge to 53-39. Brian Bostic extended the lead to 65-45 with just over six minutes remaining.

Catawba pulled within 10 in the final minutes on late three-pointers by Donzell Williams (Salem, VA) and Jamie Butler (Galax, VA), but it was close as the Tribe would get. Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) got Catawba off to a good start with three buckets as the Tribe led 8-2. Bostic’s jumper at the 11:34 mark of the opening half put the Blue Hose on top for good at 11-10.

Wooldridge help keep Catawba close with 15 first half points, making all six field goal attempts and three free throws. He finished with a game-high 25 points, going 9-for-9 from the field and 7-for-9 at the line. Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC) added 10 points, but other the Wooldridge, the rest of the Indians made just 12-of-41 (29%) shots and just 3-of-21 (14%) in the opening half.

The Blue Hose shot 44% in the win and made 23-of-29 (79%) at the line. Sean Dixon led Presbyterian with 17 points, while Martynas Versinskas had 10 points and seven rebounds. Bostic added eight points and eight boards. The Blue Hose held a 36-28 edge on the boards.

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February 3

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 75-62

Basketball (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 105-98

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February 5

Lacrosse (M) @ Guilford (Exhib.) 6 p.m.

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February 6

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball vs. Lincoln Memorial 9-4

Tennis (W) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. JOHNSON C. SMITH 9-0

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 82-78

Softball @ Armstrong 5-1

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 88-91

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February 7

Golf (W) @ TC/Kiawah Invitational (Cougar Point GC) 

Softball @ Armstrong, ccd. 11 a.m.

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February 8

Softball vs. GLENVILLE ST. 11:30 a.m.

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February 10

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Softball vs. PFEIFFER 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 11

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Tennis (W) vs. PFEIFFER 2 p.m.

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February 12

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

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February 13

Swimming @ Bluegrass Championships

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

Softball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. Valdosta State 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 4 p.m.

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February 14

Baseball @ Florida Tech noon

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February 16

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. BARTON 2 p.m.

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February 17

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 5 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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February 19

Softball vs. Belmont Abbey 4 p.m.

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February 20

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 9 a.m.

Tennis (W) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

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

Softball vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4 p.m.

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

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February 21

Tennis (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 1 p.m.

Softball vs. Columbus State 3 p.m.

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February 22

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

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February 23

Golf (W) @ Converse Invitational

Golf (M) @ Newberry Inv. (Ocean Course)

Tennis (W) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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February 24

Softball @ Limestone 1:30 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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February 26

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Tennis (M) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. LEES-MCRAE 2 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 6 p.m.

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February 27

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 1 p.m.

Tennis (W) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. ANDERSON 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 3 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 4 p.m.

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February 28

Softball @ Mid-South Classic

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February 29

Golf (M) in RICHARD RENDLEMAN INV. (Salisbury CC)

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