Basketball (W)

Lewis and Clay Spark Second-Half Surge for Women's Basketball

WINGATE, NC -- Sophomore Lauren Lewis (Concord, NC/N. Mecklenburg HS) scored all of her 14 points in the second half as Catawba rallied for a 70-56 win over Erskine on Saturday afternoon at the OrthoCarolina Classic held at Wingate’s Cuddy Arena.  The Catawba Indians head to the holiday break on a four-game winning streak, improving to 6-4.  The Flying Fleet fall to 2-5.

The Lady Indians trailed 36-29 at the break and went down by 11 early in the second half.  Catawba was down 48-37 with 15 minutes left when freshman Mallary Clay (Lansing, NC/Ashe Co. HS) started the rally.  She canned a jumper, recorded a steal that led to a basket then drained a three-pointer to cut the deficit to 48-44.  Lewis took over from there.

The sophomore hit consecutive three-pointers to put Catawba on top then added a jumper and another three-pointer after a basket by Clay to give the Lady Indians a 57-50 lead with just under 10 minutes remaining.  Catawba continued to pull away ending the game on a 33-8 run over the final 15 minutes.

Lewis led four double-figure scorers for Catawba with her career-high 14 points, going 4-of-7 from behind the arc.  Freshman Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/KOL Landen) added a dozen points, while Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) posted a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds.  Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) rounded out the double-digit scorers with 10 points.

Porsha Morgan led all scorers with 22 points for Erskine.  Elizabeth Tatum added 13 points and Jana Dixon had 10 points and seven rebounds.  The Flying Fleet shot just 36% in the second half and was outrebounded in the contest 38-22.  Catawba connected on 52% for the game.

Erskine used a 14-5 run over the final six minutes of the first half to grab its lead.  Dixon had consecutive jumpers then Tatum added three points.  Morgan provided seven of the final nine points to give the Flying Fleet a 36-29 lead at the break.  Morgan had three quick baskets to start the second half to push the margin to 44-33.

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

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)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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

October 9

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

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

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

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

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

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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Soccer (M) Team Photo