Volleyball Picks Up Win Over Lenoir-Rhyne in Four Games

SALSIBURY, NC -- Catawba picked up a win over visiting Lenoir-Rhyne in four games in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 30-27, 27-30, 30-23 and 30-27 to improve to 14-2 overall and 2-1 in the SAC.  The Bears fall to 10-8 and 0-2.

Junior Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) led Catawba with 23 kills and added six blocks.  Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS), Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) and Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC/Swansboro HS) also posted double-doubles.  Lo had 14 kills and 10 digs, Griffith had 10 kills and 15 digs and Henderson dished out 50 assists with 10 digs.

For the Bears, Abby Smith (Virginia Beach, VA) had 15 kills, while Jordan Ledford (Newton, NC) added a dozen kills and 24 digs.  Caroline Albertelli (Plantation, FL) picked up 11 kills and four blocks.

Powers helped jump start Catawba in the opening game with three early kills and with an ace by Tiffany Andrassy (Raleigh, NC/Sanderson HS) the Lady Indians led 6-1.  Powers added two more kills for a 9-5 edge, but Albertelli had a kill and consecutive aces to tie the game at 10-10.  Catawba would use a pair of kills by Lo and another by Griffith to ease back on top at 20-16.  The Bears would pull within 28-26, but kills by Griffith and Katie Moran (Northville, MI/Northville HS) closed out the game.

Smith and Kassi Henry (Denver, NC) each had a pair of kills in game two for Lenoir-Rhyne to help put the guests up 8-3.  The Bears would take a 20-12 edge before Catawba made a run to tie the score at 27-27.  A service error and two kills by Smith gave the game to Lenoir-Rhyne.

Catawba recorded six of its 14 blocks in the third game with Powers and Lindsey Spears (Virginia Beach, VA/Ocean Lakes HS) each recording four.  The Lady Indians stretched a 12-10 lead to 26-17 and won easily.  Catawba looked to do the same in the final game, bolting to a 17-9 lead, but the Bears rallied back.  Ledford had a kill and an ace to get LR to within 17-15 and Catherine Fulton (Hendersonville, NC) had two aces in a five-point run the put the Bears up 24-23.  Powers had consecutive kills to put Catawba up 27-26 and Nikki Bozick (Boca Raton, FL/W. Boca HS) an ace for a 29-26 edge.  Powers would kill off the final point.

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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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Soccer (M) Team Photo