Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Falls At Home To Mars Hill 77-68

SALISBURY, NC -- Mars Hill canned eight free throws in the final two minutes and claimed a 77-68 win over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Lady Lions improve to 9-7 overall and 2-3 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 10-6 and 2-3.

Bria Smith (Snellville, GA) led Mars Hill with 20 points, while the league’s leading scorer, Brittini Young (Ramseur, NC) added 16 points (she was 9-of-10 at the line), seven rebounds, four assists and four steals.  Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) had 19 points for Catawba, hitting 11-of-12 at the line.  Brittany Higgins (Takoma Park, MD/Blair HS) had 12 points, while Cameron Clark (Albemarle, NC/N. Stanly HS) and Pamela Muldrow (Jacksonville, NC/Southeast HS) each added 10.

Catawba led by five at the break and went up 37-30 in the opening minutes of the second half, but the Lady Lions surged ahead 48-45 during a 10-2 run with 12:06 remaining.  The Lady Indians tied the game twice, but Mars Hill would not surrender the lead.

The Lions broke away from a 52-all tie with six straight points, grabbing a 58-52 lead with 5:44 remaining.  Higgins brought Catawba within a bucket on a three-point play with 4:23 left then Young hit her lone three-pointer of the night to answer.  Mars Hill canned eight-of-10 at the line down the stretch to take the win.

Mars Hill shot 51% for the game and nearly 61% (17-of-28) in the second half.  Catawba connected on just 30% in the second half and was held to 36% for the game.  The Lady Lions also enjoyed a 44-33 edge on the glass.  Jessica Blanford (Concord, NC) had a dozen rebounds for Mars Hill and scored nine points.  Long added five steals for Catawba. 

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October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

3
October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
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

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

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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

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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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

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

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October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

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October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

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October 21

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.

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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October 28

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.

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October 31

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

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

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