January 24, 2009
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.
|Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2),|
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92
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
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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