November 23, 2012
Women's Basketball Wins Second Straight
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba put four players in double figures and claimed a 73-65 win over Johnson C. Smith in women’s basketball action at the Comfort Suites Classic on Friday night at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians even their record at 2-2, while the Golden Bulls fall to 0-3.
Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/KOL Landen) led the way with 17 points and seven rebounds, while Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) added 16 points and six boards. Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, SC/Darlington HS/Paine) posted a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) collected 11 points.
Brittany Dorsett (Winston-Salem, NC) led JC Smith with 14 points. Karnina Bunch (Vicksburg, MS) tallied a dozen points with four assists, while Briya Dancer (Duncanville, TX) followed with 10 points.
Catawba trailed 26-22 following a three-pointer by Dancer at the 4:56 mark of the opening half, but the Lady Indians got a basket by McPhail and two layups by Bully to go up 28-26. Bully and Mallary Clay (Lansing, NC/Ashe Co. HS) pushed the Catawba lead to 34-28. Bunch drew the Golden Bulls to within 34-30 at the break on a layup in the final seconds.
A three-pointer by Coleman gave Catawba a 39-30 edge early in the second half. JC Smith twice rallied from a double-digit deficit to claw within a point. Trailing 49-41, the Golden Bulls ran off seven straight points to close the gap to 49-48 with 11:25 left.
Bully was able to score consecutive baskets to put the Lady Indians up 53-48. That started a 16-6 run that was capped on a McPhail jumper for a 65-54 edge with 2:42 remaining. JCSU cut the margin to 69-63 inside the final 15 seconds, but Bully and Merritt each canned a pair from the line to ice the issue.
Catawba shot 44% from the field and went 17-of-20 (85%) at the line. JCSU connected on 39% from the field and made 5-of-7 at the stripe. Catawba also held a 43-34 edge on the glass.
In the opening game of the Classic, Lenoir-Rhyne posted to a 64-52 win over Barton. L-R will open play on Saturday against JC Smith at 2 p.m. Catawba will tangle with Barton at 4 p.m.
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 (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ 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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
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 (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
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 (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th
Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3
Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 40-13
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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