Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball has season end with loss to Presbyterian

SALISBURY, NC -- Presbyterian College led wire-to-wire and knocked off third-seeded Catawba 83-74 in the first round of the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Menís Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym. The Blue Hose will advance to face Wingate in a Friday nightís semifinal at Catawba Valley Community College. Presbyterian improves to 12-15 on the year, while the Indians end their season at 19-8.Presbyterian jumped out to an 11-3 edge after five minutes and led by as many as 13 in the opening half. The Blue Hose scorched the nets in the opening half, hitting on 14-of-22 shots (63.6%), including 5-of-7 from three-point range. Catawba shot just 13-of-35 (37.3%) in the opening half. The Indians cut the Blue Hose lead to one on several occasions in the second half, but could never get the game tied. An early second half run led by the five Catawba seniors cut the margin to 48-47 after a jumper by B.J. Robertson (High Point, NC) with 12:54 left. JarMark Parker (Greensboro, NC) twice cut the lead to a point, once a jumper at the 9:06 mark and again by hitting one of two free throws with 6:07 remaining at 60-59. Each time the Tribe got close Presbyterian would hit a key shot. Andrew Dellinger (Mauertown, VA) and Jeff Whittle (Strausburg, VA) each hit three-pointers with the lead down to a single possession and after Parkerís free throw, Rod Isom (Anderson, SC) converted a three-point play to put the Blue Hose back up 63-59 at the 5:49 mark. After a pair of Catawba free throws, Isom scored four straight and Preston Davis (Charlotte, NC) added a jumper to push the Presbyterian advantage to 69-61 with 3:58 left. Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) answered with a three-pointer for Catawba, but that was a close as the Indians would get. The Blue Hose scored six straight to push the lead to 11 with just 1:21 remaining. Chuck Rayford (Greenville, SC) scored 33 points to lead the Blue Hose, who shot 62.5% for the game and canned 9-of-14 three pointers. Whittle followed with 15, while Dellinger added 14. Terrence Hamilton (Dillon, SC) led Catawba with 18 points and 12 rebounds, while Petty had 16 and Robertson 10. #######

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«September 2016»
September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 0-3

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 1-3

September 3


Volleyball vs. Augusta 3-1

Football @ West Georgia 3-23

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 1-3

September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 2-4

September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 2-3

September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 2-1

September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 2-3

September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 2-2

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 17-23

September 12

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

September 13

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2-1

September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop/adidas Invitational W-2nd;M-3rd

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 40-20

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-3

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-4

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

September 21

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 6-3

September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 3-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

Football @ Wingate 48-26

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 4-0

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 5-1

September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 5th of 9

September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 5th of 9

Volleyball vs. PFEIFFER 3-0

September 28

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 5-4

Soccer (M) @ UNC Pembroke 3-1

September 29

Soccer (W) vs. PFEIFFER 5 p.m.

September 30

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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