Basketball (W)

Whitley Sparks Rally With 20 Second-Half Points as Women's Basketball Tops Brevard

SALISBURY, NC -- Senior Brooke Whitley (New London, NC/N. Stanly HS) scored 20 of her game-high 22 points in the second half as Catawba rallied for a 78-68 win over visiting Brevard in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians improve to 9-6 overall and 2-2 in the SAC, while the Tornados fall to 6-8 and 0-5.

Whitley came off the bench to equal her career-high, hitting on 8-of-12 shots, including four three-pointers.  Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) posted a double-double with 13 points and 14 rebounds, while Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) also scored 13 points.  Samantha Winn (Candler, NC) led Brevard with 20 points, with Lindsay Brendle (High Point, NC) adding 15.  Amanda Whitaker (Asheville, NC) had 11 points and eight rebounds.

Brevard led 35-31 at the break, but was held scoreless over the first six minutes of the second half and Catawba methodically took the lead.  Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) gave the Lady Indians a 36-35 edge with 15:43 remaining.  The Tornados would get the lead back at 39-38 on a pair of free throws by Brendle then Whitley gave Catawba a lead it would not give back on a three-pointer with 13:12 to go. 

Whitley broke the last tie of the contest on a layup with 11:16 remaining, giving Catawba a 47-45 lead.  She added two three-pointers for a 55-49 lead with 8:06 remaining and put the Lady Indians up double-digits at 69-57 on her final three-pointer with 3:46 left.

Catawba improved on a poor first half shooting performance by hitting on 48% in the second half to finish at 39.3% for the game.  Brevard cooled off from a 50% shooting first half to 43.4% for the contest.  Catawba held a huge advantage on the boards at 49-27, including a 22-7 edge off the offensive glass.

Each team enjoyed first half leads.  Catawba got out to a 15-9 edge, but Brevard rallied back and went up 26-18 after a Winn three-pointer at the 6:42 mark.  The Lady Indians retook the lead at 28-26 before the Tornados closed the half on a 9-3 run.

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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

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

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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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