Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Wins Opener Behind Ivanovic's 28 Points

SALISBURY, NC -- Junior transfer Milica Ivanovic (Belgrade, SERBIA/Sports High/Bethel) scored a game-high 28 points to lead Catawba to a season-opening 80-66 victory over visiting Saint Paul’s in women’s basketball action on Tuesday night at Goodman Gym.  It was the opener for both teams.

Ivanovic connected on 10-of-19 shots, including a six-of-eight performance from behind the arc, in her debut with the Catawba Indians.  Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) followed with 17 points and Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) added a dozen points and eight rebounds.  Reigning CIAA Player of the Year, Tatiana Ellis (Harlem, NY), led the Tigers with 22 points.  Allukeshia Guy (Plainsville, NJ) had 14 points and DeAudra Brown (Rocky Mount, NC) 11.

Catawba never trailed and went on top for good following Long’s free throw with 8:42 remaining in the first half at 19-18.  Long had two free throws and a three-pointer in the final three minutes of the first half that saw the Lady Indians stretch a 29-28 lead to 37-31 at the break. 

Two layups by Hicks and a three-pointer by Ivanovic built Catawba’s lead to 44-33 early in the second half.  Saint Paul’s trimmed a 13-point deficit to 53-48 with 9:44 left, but Ivanovic had a layup and three-pointer in a 9-2 run that pushed the lead back to double-digits at 62-50 with 7:15 to go.  Ivanovic’s final three-pointer iced the game, giving Catawba its largest lead at 78-61 with 2:14 remaining.

Catawba shot 49% for the game and was a sparkling 10-of-15 from three-point range.  Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) turned in a solid effort with seven points, six rebounds, eight assists and a pair of steals.  Ivanovic had 16 of her points after the break.  Shalyn Davis (Wilmington, DE) and Kiara Walton (Norfolk, VA) each had seven rebounds for Saint Paul’s. 

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October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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

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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 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

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October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) 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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