Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Rally Falls Short vs. Lenoir-Rhyne


SALISBURY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne picked up a 75-67 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Bears improve to 14-11 overall and 4-8 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 10-15 and 3-10.

The Bears never trailed, getting 17 points from Jami Safrit (Hickory, NC) and 16 from Jacqueline Kremer (Sevierville, TN).  Lenoir-Rhyne began to pull away late in the first half and led 39-28 at the break.  Kremer had 10 of her points in the opening half.  Catawba had 11 of its 18 turnovers in the first half and missed on seven of its first eight free throw attempts.  L-R made 13-of-15 at the stripe in the first half.

Catawba twice cut the deficit to six points early in the second half, but Lenoir-Rhyne pushed the margin to 15 with 10:19 remaining.  The Lady Indians made one final push and got as close as 60-56 with 4:22 remaining following a three-pointer by Sicilia LoSauro (Oviedo, FL/Oviedo HS).  The Bears led by eight with just over a minute to play, but LoSauro converted a four-point play with 1:16 to go to pull Catawba within 68-64.

The Bears got a jumper by Safrit on their next possession and converted five-of-six free throws in the final 33 seconds to hold on.  LaCourtney Rann (Charlotte, NC) also reached double-figures for Lenoir-Rhyne with 14 points and five steals.

LoSauro led Catawba with 22 points, while NeKeithia Howard (Macon, GA/Northeast HS) posted a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds.  Brittany Higgins (Tacoma Park, MD/Blair HS) chipped in with 10 points.

Box Score

Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 86-173 L
Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 151-107 W
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 65-47 WAudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 61-90 LAudioVideoStats


«January 2018»
January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo