November 2, 2007
Volleyball Secures Third Place in SAC With Win Over Mars Hill
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba defeated visiting Mars Hill in four games in South Atlantic Conference volleyball action on Friday night at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians won by the scores of 30-17, 30-13, 34-36 and 30-12 to improve to 24-6 overall and 8-5 in the SAC. The Lady Lions fall to 13-17 and 0-12.
Catawba was led by junior middle Melissa Powers (Bennett, NC/N. Moore HS), who recorded 25 kills, and senior setter Andi Henderson (Swansboro, NC/Swansboro, HS), who had 49 assists. Danielle Mason (Westerville, OH) led Mars Hill with a dozen kills, while Chelsea Coleman (Woodstock, GA) had nine kills, 12 digs and three aces.
Catawba jumped out to a quick 10-4 edge in the opening game and later pulled out to a 19-10 lead. Jasmine Chunn (Yadkinville, NC/Forbush HS) had three kills in a 5-1 run that put the Lady Indians up 25-13 and Catawba cruised from there.
The Lady Indians had another strong start in game two, scoring the first four points and moving out to an 11-3 lead. A seven-point run would give Catawba a 19-6 lead. Mars Hill would pull out a long third game that saw Catawba rally from a 24-18 deficit to tie the game at 25-25. The teams would go back-and-forth until the Lady Lions scored the final three points on a kill by Coleman and two Catawba attack errors.
Powers would open the third game with two kills in the first three points and Catawba surged to a 13-4 lead after consecutive kills by Henderson. A 10-1 run, which included three kills by Chunn, two by Lindsay Spears (Virginia Beach, VA/Ocean Lakes HS) and two by Kalin Collier (Rural Hall, NC/N. Forsyth HS) pushed the Lady Indians ahead 23-6.
Mai Zoua Lo (Hickory, NC/Foard HS) posted a double-double for Catawba with 12 kills and 22 digs. Chunn registered a career-high 11 kills. Lindsay Phillips (Rosman, NC) had 10 digs and eight kills for Mars Hill, who hit just 3.0% compared to 31.8% for Catawba.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
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
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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