Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Close Pre-Christmas Schedule With Third Straight Win

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SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba used a 14-3 run late in the second half and went on to grab an 84-75 win over visiting Saint Paul’s in women’s basketball action on Friday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians close their pre-Christmas schedule at 7-4, while the Tigers fall to 3-6.

Senior Cameron Clark (Albemarle, NC/N. Stanly HS) led Catawba with 17 points and hit on six free throws in the final minute to help secure the win.  Junior Brooke Whitley (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) scored all 13 of her points in the second half and Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) added 12 points off the bench for Catawba.  Whitley grabbed a team-high eight rebounds.

Allukesha Guy (Plainfield, NJ) had 22 points and eight rebounds to lead Saint Paul’s with Tatiana Ellis (Harlem, NY) scoring 20.  Juantale Cook (Upper Marlboro, MD) tossed in 11 points off the bench for the Tigers.

The game featured 17 lead changes in a see-saw affair.  The Lady Indians shot 57% in the first half and scored four points in the final 16 seconds to take a 42-39 lead to the break.  Catawba missed on its first six shots of the final half, but stayed in front until a layup by Guy at the 14:17 mark gave the Tigers a 48-46 edge.

The lead changed hands seven times over the next three minutes until a layup by Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) gave the Lady Indians the lead for good at 55-54 with 11:01 remaining.  Leading 61-58 with just under six minutes to play, Whitley hit three from behind the arc in the run to push the Catawba advantage to its largest of the game at 73-61 with 3:26 left.

The Tigers pulled within 76-70 on a layup by Guy with 1:38 to go then Clark canned six straight from the line to keep Catawba in front.  The Lady Indians shot just 38% in the final half, but hit on 12-of-15 free throws and out-rebounded Saint Paul’s 26-17 in the final 20 minutes.  Long dished out seven assists to go along with nine points.

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«September 2018»
1
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

23
September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

45
September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

67
September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

8
September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

9
September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

10
September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

11
September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

12
September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

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September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

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September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

19
September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

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September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

22
September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Mars Hill 33-39

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2

23
September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC) 

24
September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

25
September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

26
September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

27
September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

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September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

29
September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

30
September 30

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

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

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