Basketball (W)

Late Rally Comes Up Short for Women's Basketball in 72-69 Loss to Barton

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SALISBURY, NC -- Barton got 24 points from Nyesha Willie (Virginia Beach, VA) and held off a late charge by host Catawba to post a 72-69 victory in women’s basketball action on Sunday afternoon in the Comfort Suites Classic at Goodman Gym.  The Bulldogs improve to 3-2, while the Catawba Indians fall to 2-3. 

Barton led by a dozen at 64-52 with four minutes left, but the Lady Indians fought back and cut the lead to 66-61 with 1:50 to play.  Faith Hunter (Raleigh, NC) was able to hit a jumper and Barton converted on 5-of-6 at the line to hold on.  Hunter and Jannetta Robinson (Willard, NC) each added 15 points for the Bulldogs.

Catawba placed five players in double figures with Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) leading the way, scoring 16 points and grabbing nine rebound.  Jolysa Connor (Charlotte, NC/Waddell HS) added 14 points and also pulled down nine boards.  Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) followed with 13 points, Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) a dozen and Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGUIM/KOL Landen) scored 10 points.

Barton surged midway through the first half, building an 11-10 lead to 24-12 with just four minutes left before the break.  Robinson had three buckets in the 13-4 run.  Catawba was able to trim the deficit to 28-22 on Long’s jumper just before the buzzer.

The Bulldogs kept a safe lead for most of the second half, going up by 16 with 11:30 remaining at 51-35 after a layup by Willie.  Bully hit a pair of three-pointers for Catawba to help the Lady Indians get within single digits at 59-51 with 4:56 left before the final flurry that fell short.

Barton shot 46% (27-of-58) for the game and nearly 52% in the second half.  The Lady Indians shot just under 40% (23-of-58).  Catawba had three more turnovers, but did enjoy a 41-34 margin on the boards.

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 5 p.m.

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Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

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Softball @ SAC Tournament

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