Basketball (W)

Hicks Posts Fifth Straight Double-Double in Loss to #23 Lenoir-Rhyne

HICKORY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne raced to a 20-point halftime lead and went on to claim an 87-66 victory over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Shuford Gym.  The Bears, ranked 23rd in NCAA II, improve to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the SAC.  The Catawba Indians fall to 3-3 and 0-1.

Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) posted her fifth straight double-double to pace Catawba.  She had 23 points, hitting on 8-of-14 from the field, and a dozen rebounds.  Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) followed with 12 points and Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) knocked down 10 points.

Brittany Mitch led the Bears with 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds.  Amber Holt added 13 points and Cameron Sealey tossed in 10 points.  All three made a pair of three-pointers. 

The Bears pulled away late in the first half, outscoring Catawba 23-8 over the last eight minutes.  Holt and Kristin Fulmer hit three-pointers to ignite the run.  Lenoir-Rhyne hit on nearly 61% in the first half and connected on 5-of-7 three-pointers.  Catawba hit half its shots (10-of-20), but were out-rebounded 20-7 and had 11 turnovers.

Lenoir-Rhyne went up by as many as 25 early in the second half before the Lady Indians whittled the margin to as little as 11 at 67-56 with just under eight minutes left.  Mitch answered with a three-pointer and the Bears built its lead back to 78-58 with five minutes remaining.

The Bears shot 59% (33-of-56) for the contest and hit 9-of-17 three-pointers.  Lenoir-Rhyne finished with 20 turnovers, but offset that with a 39-26 edge on the boards.  Catawba shot 42% (23-of-55) for the contest and made just 3-of-16 (19%) from behind the arc.

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October 1

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

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

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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)

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October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

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October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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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

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October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

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October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

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October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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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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