Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Goes Cold in Final Minutes in Loss to WIngate

SALISBURY, NC -- Wingate used a 10-0 run over the final three minutes to take a 76-69 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Bulldogs improve to 9-5 overall and 3-0 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 6-7 and 0-2.

Anna Atkinson (Marion, NC) notched team-high totals of 21 points, nine assists and five steals to lead the Bulldogs, while Kasey Gillis (Indian Trail, NC) added 16 points.  Erica Crumlin (Irmo, SC) contributed 10 points, seven blocks and five rebounds.

For Catawba, Sicilia LoSauro (Oviedo, FL/Oviedo HS) had 15 points with NeKeithia Howard (Macon, GA/Northeast HS) contributing 10 points, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals.  Sara Crane (Keystone Heights, FL/Keystone Heights HS) chipped in with a career-high 10 points off the Catawba bench.

A Howard jumper put Catawba up 69-66 with 3:23 to play in the contest, but that would be the final points for the Lady Indians. A Crumlin hoop cut the Bulldog deficit to 69-68 at the 2:59 plateau and Brittany West (Valdese, NC) put Wingate on top with a jumper with 2:16 remaining.

The Bulldogs put the contest on ice by hitting six-of-eight free throws during the final 1:08 of the game.  Five players scored points during Wingate’s crucial 10-0 game-ending run.  Free throws were the difference, as Wingate converted 84.6 percent of its charity tosses (22-of-26).

Catawba led 63-55 with eight minutes remaining, thanks to two free throws from Brooke Whitley (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS).  Following the Whitley free throws, Wingate ended the game on a 21-6 run.  The Indians made only three field goals in the final 9:34, two of those three baskets belonged to Howard.

The Indians led 38-37 at halftime, thanks to eight first-half points by Hillary Hampton (Salisbury, NC/W. Rowan HS).  Catawba hit 48.4 percent of its first-half field goals (15-of-31).  The Indians could manage only 36.1 percent shooting (13-of-36) in the second half.  Wingate hit 42.6 percent (26-of-61) from the floor Wednesday night.

Catawba won the battle of the boards 41-38, thanks to seven rebounds each from Howard and  Corin Muldrow (Jacksonville, NC/Soutwest HS).  Wingate’s Stacie Rhodes (Raleigh, NC) and Kate Edwards (Laurinburg, NC) topped the Bulldog charts with six rebounds each.

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

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

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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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 WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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.

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October 31

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

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

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