October 6, 2007
Volleyball Grabs 20th Win With Sweep of Carson-Newman
JEFFERSON CITY, TN – Catawba earned its third straight sweep with a win over host Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse. The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 30-25, 30-15 and 30-26 and improves to 20-4 overall and 5-3 in the SAC. The Lady Eagles fall to 16-5 and 2-5.
Catawba used a 7-2 run early in the opening game to grab a 14-9 lead and stayed up by at least three points the rest of the game. Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS) had six kills in the first game for the Lady Indians. The Lady Indians led 13-10 in the second game before reeling off 12 of the next 14 points to go on top 25-12.
In the third game, an early 10-2 run by Catawba staked the Lady Indians to a comfortable 18-6 edge. Carson-Newman fought back within 27-24 and trailed 28-25 before Powers killed off the final two Catawba points. Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) had eight of her game-high 15 kills in the game.
Melissa Griffith (Williamsburg, VA/Lafayette HS) followed Lo with 14 kills, while Powers tallied 11. Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC/Swansboro HS) registered 39 assists with seven digs and three aces.
Kelsey Fleck had 11 kills to pace Carson-Newman, while Katie Troyer added 10. Kelli Sorensen and Stephanie Cutter both reached double figures in digs with 12 and 11, respectively.
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Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)
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
Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58
Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87
Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52
Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73
Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.
Swimming vs. QUEENS noon
Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.
Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.
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