Volleyball

Henderson and Powers Lead Volleyball to Sweep at LMU

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HARROGATE, TN -- Catawba swept host Lincoln Memorial in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Turner Arena.  The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 30-28, 30-27 and 30-21, improving to 17-3 overall and 3-2 in the SAC.  The Lady Railsplitters fall to 13-7 and 2-2.

Catawba rallied from a 15-11 deficit in the opening game.  Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) had two kills and a combo block in a seven-point run that gave the Lady Indians an 18-15 edge.  Lincoln Memorial regrouped and built a 25-21 advantage as Amanda Horenkamp had four kills in the 11-3 surge.  Four LMU errors and two kills by Jasmine Chunn (Yadkinville, NC/Forbush HS) brought Catawba even at 27-27.  A block by Chunn put Catawba on top at 28-27, while Lo and Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) killed off the final two points.

Lincoln Memorial jumped out to a 9-0 edge in game two, but Catawba would storm back.  Down 13-6, the Lady Indians reeled off six straight points to pull within 13-12, getting three kills and a combo block from Powers.  Two more kills by Powers and one from Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC/Swansboro HS) gave Catawba a 20-19 lead.  Ashley Knight gave LMU a 21-20 lead, but three straight kills by Powers put Catawba on top 24-21.  The Lady Indians stayed on top from there and closed the game on a kill by Powers, who recorded 11 in game two.

Two early kills by Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) and an ace by Henderson helped Catawba turn a 6-4 deficit into an 8-6 lead.  A five-point run for the Lady Indians, which included two kills by Powers and an ace by Nikki Bozick (Boca Raton, FL/W. Boca HS) gave Catawba a 22-18 edge.  Powers added three kills and Henderson two as Catawba closed the match on a 7-1 run.

Powers paced Catawba with 25 kills and added four blocks.  Henderson turned in an all-around effort with 45 assists, eight digs, six kills, two blocks and two aces.  Griffith added 11 kills and 21 digs, while Bozick picked up 30 digs and a pair of aces.  Horenkamp led LMU with 14 kills and 16 digs.  Lauren Kiwacka recorded 32 assists, 13 digs, four kills and two blocks with Alicia MacIntyre posting 24 digs.

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

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December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

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Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

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December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 63-46

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 67-76

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December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

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Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

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

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Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.

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