Basketball (W)

Big Second Half Leads Women's Basketball to Win Over Livingstone

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba pulled away from Livingstone in the second half to claim an 81-64 victory over the visiting Lady Blue Bears in women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians got 20 points from Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) in improving to 4-3.  The win was also #100 for Coach Angie Morton with Catawba.  The Lady Blue Bears fell to 2-6.

Long scored 13 points after the break as Catawba shot nearly 57% and raced away from a 32-30 halftime edge.  Livingstone drew even at 34-all on a jumper by Chassaundra Rhodes (Charlotte, NC) three minutes into the second then Catawba answered with a 12-0 run to take control.  Maggie Sullivan (Fort Mill, SC/Charlotte Christian HS) scored six of her season-high 13 points in the run.

The Lady Blue Bears pulled within nine with 12 minutes left, but could get no closer.  Long’s three-pointer with 6:55 to go gave Catawba a 66-47 edge.  Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) also reached double figures for Catawba with 12 points, while Milica Ivanovic (Belgrade, SERBIA/Sports High/Bethel) had nine points and 10 rebounds.

Kayler McBride (Ocala, FL) led Livingstone with 16 points with Khalia Boston (Alexandria, VA) added 14 points off the bench.  Rhodes tallied 12 points with deven rebounds.  Catawba shot just over 45% for the game with the Lady Blue Bears canning 37%.  Livingstone held a 46-40 edge on the boards, but committed 25 turnovers to 17 for the Lady Indians.

The first half was tightly contest with Catawba pulling out to a 22-14 edge with 6:14 to go before the break.  Livingstone fought back and took a 30-29 lead on a three-pointer by Boston with 57 seconds left, but Long answered with her own three-pointer with 36 seconds remaining for the 32-30 lead at the break.

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«October 2017»
1
October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

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

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

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 (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

10
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

11
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 (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

17
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

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 MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships 9 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball 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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