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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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October 1

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone XC Classic W-1st; M-2nd

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. BREVARD 2-0

Football @ Newberry 14-35

Soccer (M) vs. BREVARD 1-0

October 3

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 4

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-8

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-1

Soccer (W) @ Queens 0-1

October 7

Swimming MEN vs. LIMESTONE 127-131

Swimming WOMEN vs. LIMESTONE 74-145

Cross Country @ Queens Invitational W-16th; M-21st

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 3-1

October 8

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 0-6

Football vs. LIMESTONE 0-6

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-2

October 10

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

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Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

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October 12

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT LEO 1-4

Soccer (M) @ Lees-McRae 3-2

October 13

Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae 9-0

Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae 7-2

October 14

Volleyball vs. BREVARD (Dig Pink Match) 3-1

October 15

Football @ Mars Hill 33-22

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 1-1

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-1

October 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 17

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October 18

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

Volleyball @ Queens 1-3

October 19

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 0-2

October 22

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry) 9 a.m.

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell 1 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

October 23

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 3:30 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 6 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3 p.m.

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Football vs. BREVARD (HC) 1:30 p.m.

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