February 25, 2012
Second-Half Surge Leads Newberry to Win Over Women's Basketball
NEWBERRY, SC -- Neicey Lewis scored 16 of her 20 points after halftime to help power Newberry past Catawba College Saturday afternoon at Eleazer Arena. The Lady Indians fall to 17-9 overall and 12-6 in the SAC as the Wolves better their record to 15-11 and 10-8.
Down 39-25 after a three by Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/Namur HS) just three minutes into the second half, the Wolves used a 41-21 run fueled by Lewis and Emily Perry to run past the visiting Lady Indians.
There was a five-minute stretch where Perry hit three from long range and her last at 10:10 moved Newberry to within 45-42. Perry was 4-of-7 from downtown on the day as she scored 14. The Wolves would take over the lead three minutes later on an Ellie Gleeson layup.
A Dana Hicks (York, SC/Gaston Day HS) layup and Taylor May (China Grove, NC/S. Rowan HS) three-pointer would give Catawba a short-lived lead at 53-49 with 4:15 remaining but Newberry went on an 8-0 spurt to erase that. A layup by Lewis at the 1:48 mark gave the Wolves a 57-53 advantage.
Newberry then hit 9-of-10 free throws, six by Lewis, in the last 1:17 to ice the game.
Bully and Nisha Long (Dallas, NC/Gaston Day HS) both contributed 17 points to the Lady Indians’ cause while Hicks scored 10 and grabbed 12 rebounds.
Catawba shot 40% in the first half and raced out to a 15-9 lead on a jumper by Renee Welfare (Greenville, SC/Mann/Charleston So.). Bully hit two three-pointers in the first half as she put the Lady Indians ahead by double digits late and led 32-23 at the break.
The loss dropped Catawba in the SAC standings behind Wingate (13-5) which won over Brevard, but a home loss by Tusculum (11-7) to Mars Hill gives the Lady Indians the #2 slot for the conference tournament as they hold the tie-breaker over Lenoir-Rhyne.
The Lady Indians will host a SAC Tournament first-round game against Lincoln Memorial University on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m.
|Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC),|
|Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC),|
|Tennis (W) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
|Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
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)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
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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