Basketball (W)

Bully's Last-Second Basket Gives Women's Basketball First Win

SALISBURY, NC -- Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/KOL Landen) hit a driving layup with 1.6 seconds left to give visiting Catawba a 68-66 win over Livingstone in women’s basketball action on Tuesday night at Trent Gym.  The Catawba Indians grab their first win and improve to 1-2, while the Lady Blue Bears fall to 2-2.

The teams went back-and-forth over the final three minutes with the game tied at 60-all.  Cierra York put Livingstone up 62-60 with 2:44 remaining and Bully answered with two free throws to retie the game.  Tyesha Tharpe had the Lady Blue Bears back on top with 2:03 left, but Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, SC/Darlington HS/Paine) pulled Catawba even on a basket with 1:41 remaining.

After on offensive foul, Catawba broke the press and Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) gave Catawba a 66-64 lead with 1:23 to go.  Each team missed shots on their next possession and Livingstone called timeout with 22 seconds left.  Kelcyn Manurs drove in to tie the score on a layup with 11 seconds to play and Catawba called a timeout at midcourt with 6.5 seconds remaining.  Bully took the inbounds pass in the backcourt and drove all the way for her winning layup.

McPhail equaled her collegiate career-high of 23 points which she scored as a freshman for Paine.   She canned 10-of-15 shots and added eight rebounds.  Bully tallied 18 points with seven rebounds and seven assists.  Merritt also reached double-digits with 12 points, while Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) grabbed nine rebound.

York had a double-double of 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Livingstone.  Tharpe added 16 points with Tiffany Evans chipping in with 14 points.  The Lady Blue Bears shot 46% from the field to 42% for the Lady Indians.  Catawba held a 41-35 edge on the boards.

Catawba trailed by five early and battled back to take an 18-17 lead on a Bully layup with 7:07 to go in the half.  Evans put the Lady Blue Bears right back on top with a three-pointer and Livingstone led 29-22 after an Evans layup.  Janna Dixon (Advance, NC/W. Forsyth HS) hit a three-pointer to pull the Lady Indians within 29-25 at the break.

Manurs gave Livingstone a 39-33 lead with 14:49 left before Catawba fought back to go up 43-42 on a layup by Coleman with 12:57 to play.  McPhail had Catawba up 60-55 with just under five minutes left, but Livingstone got a layup by Sharpe and a three-pointer by Evans to tie the game at 60 and set the stage for the battle down the stretch.

Catawba returns to Goodman Gym on Friday, hosting JC Smith at 8 p.m. in the Comfort Suites Classic.  Barton will face Lenoir-Rhyne in the opening game at 6 p.m.  L-R will play JCSU on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Catawba and Barton facing off at 4 p.m.

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Today's Events

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

Calendar

«October 2017»
1
October 1

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

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

2
October 2

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

3
October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
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

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October 9

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

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

10
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

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

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

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

17
October 17

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.

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.

20
October 20

Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.

21
October 21

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.

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

25
October 25

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

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

28
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.

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October 31

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

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

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