February 26, 2011
Ivanovic and Hicks Lead Women's Basketball to Win on Senior Day
SALISBURY, NC -- Senior Milica Ivanovic (Belgrade, SERBIA/Sports High/Bethel) and junior Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) combined for 49 points to lead Catawba to a 79-60 win over visiting Newberry in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians improve to 15-13 overall and 9-9 in the SAC. The Wolves fall to 16-10 and 11-7.
Ivanovic made the most of her final home game, scoring 13 points in the opening 12 minutes to help the Lady Indians to a 22-16 lead. She finished the half with 15 points, while Hicks added 16 as Catawba led 41-27 at the break. Catawba never trailed after Ivanovic opened with a layup then canned her first three-pointer for a 7-0 edge. The Lady Indians closed the half with a 13-4 run over the final five minutes.
Newberry never got within single digits in the second half. Hicks’ jumper at the 8:56 mark put Catawba up 65-45 and the Lady Indians stretch the margin to as much as 22 in the closing minutes.
Hicks added a career-high 19 rebounds to go along with her 25 points to help Catawba a big 44-28 edge on the glass. She hit on 8-of-12 shots and made 9-of-11 at the line. Ivanovic scored 24 points, hitting on 7-of-12 shots, including 4-of-6 from behind the arc, while dishing out five assists and grabbing six rebounds.
Three other Catawba seniors also had a hand in the win. Kisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) tallied 16 points and had four assists, while Jennifer Dameron (Siler City, NC/Jordan-Matthews HS) scored a career-high five points and grabbed four rebounds. Anna Dellapenta (Thomasville, NC/E. Davidson HS/Elon), playing with a hurt back, had a rebound and two assists.
Helen McKinney (Owensboro, KY) led Newberry with 17 points, while Leeara Creet (Brisbane, AUSTRALIA) added 14. Catawba shot 52% in the opening half to build its lead and finished at 46%. Newberry hit on 36% in each half.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
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
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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