February 9, 2002
Men's Basketball falls to Mars Hill on late free throwSALISBURY, NC Ė Marcus Watts (Birmingham, AL) hit one of two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Mars Hill upset Catawba 59-58 in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The win improves Mars Hill to 4-16 overall and 2-8 in the SAC, while the Indians fall to 17-5 and 7-3. Catawba led 10-3 in the early going, but after a 7-0 run by Mars Hill to tie the game at 10-10, the contest remained close until the Indians would again move out to a lead of 27-19 with 4:23 left in the half. Mars Hill again quickly rallied to close within 29-27 at the half. After trailing briefly in the early stages of the second half, Catawba used a 9-0 run to go ahead 42-35 with 11:29 left. The Indians went on to lead by 12 at 49-37 with 9:26 remaining before Mars Hill began to rally. The Indians still led by eight at 55-47 with just over four minutes to play, but the Indians went cold from the floor and the Lions cut the lead to 55-53 on a layin by Quincy Hinton (Birmingham, AL) with 2:21 left. Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) increased the lead back to four on a pair of free throws, but Chris Starkes (Erlensee, GERMANY) answered at the 1:31 mark to get back to within two. Alex Luyk (Madrid, SPAIN) hit on one free throw for Catawba, then Hinton hit one of two to make the score 58-56 with 45 seconds remaining. Dominque Williams (Savanah, GA) stole the ball for Mars Hill with 33 seconds left and tied the score with 15 seconds to play. Petty was called for a charge, then Watts was fouled with 11 seconds to play. He hit the first free throw and Petty misfired in the closing seconds for Catawba. Hinton scored 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead Mars Hill, while Jerome Ramsey (Connelly Springs, NC) added 11 points and Starkes had 10 rebounds. Williams had eight points and seven rebounds off the bench. Brian Carter (Alexandria, VA) had 15 to lead Catawba, while Luyk had 11 points and nine rebounds. Catawba shot just 39% from the field and 42% from the line. Mars Hill held a 44-33 edge on the boards. #####
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)
Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.
Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.
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