Basketball (W)

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.

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Today's Events

Cross Country @ SAC Championships, W-4th;M-8th
Volleyball @ Tusculum, 0-3 LVideoStats
Swimming @ Wingate, 2:00
Football @ Tusculum, 40-13 WAudioVideoStats
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM, 5:00VideoStats
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM, 7:30VideoStats

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 (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (W) @ 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 (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
October 7

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

89
October 9

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

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

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

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

17
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

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.

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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.

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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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