January 28, 2012
Women's Basketball Tops Carson-Newman to Stand Atop SAC Standings Alone
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba took over sole possession of first place in the South Atlantic Conference with a 53-43 victory over visiting Carson-Newman in women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians win for the 11th time in 12 games to improve to 13-5 overall and 8-2 in the SAC. The Lady Eagles fall to 10-8 and 4-6.
Catawba used a 10-2 run midway through the first half to grab a 22-13 edge and led comfortably the rest of the way. Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day) had a pair of three -pointers in the spurt and Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/KOL Landen) added a third. Long finished the half with 14 points, hitting on all four of her shots from long range.
The Lady Indians led 32-18 at the break and Carson-Newman never got closer than eight in the final 20 minutes. Catawba scored just five points over the first 11 minutes of the second half and saw the Lady Eagles cut the margin to 37-29. Leading 40-31 with six and half minutes left, the Lady Indians used a 6-1 run to go back up by double-digits and seal the win.
Long finished with a game-high 20 points, while Bully added a dozen and Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day) 11 points and seven rebounds. Catawba shot just 31% and a mere 28% (7-of-28) in the second half. Carson-Newman would shoot 36% for the contest, 41% in the final half, but were out-rebounded by four and committed 25 turnovers to just 18 for Catawba.
Shannon Depew (Newport, TN) scored 16 points to pace the Lady Eagles. She added eight rebounds. Zoriah Williams (Calera, AL) was the next highest scorer for C-N with seven. The 43 points was the fewest allowed by Catawba this season.
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Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st
Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3
Football @ West Georgia 3-34
Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0
Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1
Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2
Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3
Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3
Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7
Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1
Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3
Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.
Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd.
Volleyball @ Queens 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8
Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0
Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3
Football @ Mars Hill 33-39
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-2
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.
Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
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