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Win Streak Hits Seven as Women's Basketball Cruises Past Brevard

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba got 22 points from Milica Ivanovic (Belgrade, SERBIA/Sports High/Bethel) and cruised to a 77-45 win over visiting Brevard in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians win for the seventh straight time, improving to 11-4 overall and 5-0 in the SAC.  The Tornados fall to 5-10 and 1-4.

Ivanovic canned five three-pointers and went 8-of-15 from the field in scoring her game-high.  Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) followed with 13 points, while Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) pulled down 13 rebounds.  Lindsay Brendle (High Point, NC) was the lone Tornado in double figures with 16 points. 

Catawba, which had struggled shooting in its last four wins, started strong, hitting on 52% in the opening half to build a 39-20 cushion.  The Lady Indians never trailed after scoring the first eight points, which included three-pointers by Anna Dellapenta (Thomasville, NC/E. Davidson HS/Elon) and Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day). 

Brevard trailed just 20-18 with 8:30 left in the first half when Catawba began to pull away.  A 13-0 run that was capped on a layup by Ivanovic pushed the edge to 33-18.  Michaela Watkins (Bostic, NC) stopped the surge with just over two minutes to go in the half, but that was the only points for the Tornados over the last eight minutes.

Catawba stretched its lead to 53-27 after a three-pointer by Ivanovic with 13:30 left.  Brendle hit a free throw to close the gap to 19, but the Lady Indians scored the next 17 points to go up 74-38 in the closing minutes.

Brevard entered as the league’s top shooting team at 47%, but managed to hit on just 31% in the loss.  Catawba finished at 46%, while holding a 49-28 edge on the glass.  The Lady Indians made 10 three-pointers.

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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

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October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

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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

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

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

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

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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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Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

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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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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

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Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

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Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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