February 18, 2009
Hicks Posts Career-high 29 Points To Lead Women's Basketball Past LMU
SALISBURY, NC -- Red-shirt freshman Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) scored a career-high 29 points to lead Catawba to an 89-83 win over visiting Lincoln Memorial in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians improve to 15-9 overall and 7-6 in the SAC, while the Lady Railsplitters fall to 10-15 and 4-10.
Catawba never trailed in the opening half, leading by as many as nine points, and went to the break with 43-38 lead. Hicks posted 14 of her points in the opening half. Down 50-41, LMU rallied and took its first lead on a basket by Andi Winney (Yorktown, IN) at 59-58 with 11:52 remaining.
The Lady Indians regained the lead on a jumper by Brittany Higgins (Takoma Park, MD/Blair HS) with 6:25 left at 71-69. Higgins would give Catawba the lead for good with 5:20 to go at 73-71, scoring all 15 of her points after the break.
A six-point spurt gave Catawba a 77-71 lead with 4:42 remaining and the Lady Indians held at least a four-point lead the rest of the way. LMU shot 64% (18-of-28) in the second half to rally.
Hicks posted a second straight double-double, adding 10 rebounds. She hit on 11-of-16 shots from the floor and was 7-of-10 at the line to notch her 29 points. Jolysa Connor (Charlotte, NC/Waddell HS) came off the bench to add a career-best 13 points, while Brooke Whitley (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) had a dozen. Cameron Clark (Albemarle, NC/N. Stanly HS) dished out a career-high nine assists.
Dayshalee Salaman (Carolina, PUERTO RICO) and Stephanie Wagner (Elkhart, IN) led the Lady Railsplitters with 16 points each. Winney had a dozen, while Brittany Craney (Petersburg, IN) and Amberly O’Dell (Argos, IN) each tossed in 10.
Catawba enjoyed a big edge at the line, making 22-of-29 at the stripe with LMU hitting on 5-of-8 attempts. The Lady Indians also held a 41-33 edge on the boards.
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