Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Drops Road Contest At Newberry


NEWBERRY, SC -- Five players scored in double figures as Newberry claimed an 88-72 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Gym.  Newberry improves to 12-6 overall and 5-2 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 11-7 and 3-4.

Laura Marquart led Newberry with 19 points, hitting on five-of-seven from behind the arc, with Monica Alexeander scoreing 15 points.  Helen KcKinney posted a double-double iteh 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Janine Ward dished out 10 assists.

Catawba was led by Brittany Higgins (Takoma Park, MD/Blari HS), who tallied 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds.  Cameron Clark (Albemarle, NC/N. Stanly HS) followed with 13 points and Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) chipped in with a dozen.

Newberry jumped out quickly and led by double digits four minutes into the contest.  Cameron Clark (Albemarle, NC/N. Stanly HS) cut the deficit to 19-14 on a three-pointer at the 13 minutes mark, but Newberry used a 16-6 run to open a 35-20 edge with just under seven minutes to go before the half and took a 47-36 lead to the break.

Catawba closed within nine on a Higgins basket early in the second half, but Marquart and McKinney connected on three-pointers to push the Newberry margin to 15 and Catawba closed within single digits the rest of the way.

Newberry shot nearly 53% for the game, while Catawba hit on just 34%.  Newberry made 9-of-15 from long range with the Lady Indians hitting on just 4-of-21.  Newberry also had a 45-34 edge on the boards to offset a –9 deficit in turnovers.

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

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Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

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Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

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Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

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Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

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Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2) 

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

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

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Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

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Basketball (M) Team Photo