November 24, 2002
Men's Basketball splits games in opening tournamentCHARLOTTE, NC — The Catawba men’s basketball team opened its season this weeked by splitting a pair of games at the Wendy’s Classic hosted by Johnson C. Smith University on Friday and Saturday at Brayboy Gym. The Indians opened with a 74-63 win over Elizabeth City State on Friday, then fell to host J.C. Smith 80-67 on Saturday. Catawba led nearly the entire game against Elizabeth City on Friday. The Tribe reeled off the first nine points and held off several Viking runs in the final half. Brian Carter, Kevin Petty and Duke Phipps accounted for 43 of the Tribe’s points. Carter led the way with 16, while Phipps added 15 and Petty 12. Each also added eight rebounds as Catawba held a 47-28 edge on the boards. Courtney Oglesby led ECSU with 16 points, while Davis Cleveland added 13. Catawba opened the game with a pair of technical free throws by Petty before the opening tip. After Catawba built its 9-0 lead, the Viking would claim a 17-15 lead iwth 6:17 remaining in the opening half. The Indians regrouped and held a 35-27 lead at the break. The Vikings got within 45-43, but six straight points by Carter put the Tribe up 51-43 with 12 minutes to play. A three-pointer by freshman Jolly Manning pushed the Tribe lead to 62-49 with 6:21 left. The Tribe converted its free throws down the stretch, going 24-of-30 for the game, for the win. On Saturday, the Tribe enjoyed the lead for much of the game, but a second half scoring drought was costly in the 80-67 loss. The Indians led 25-20 at the break and held a 43-38 edge in the final half after a pair of three-pointers by freshman Helgi Magnusso, but that is when the Tribe went cold. The Bulls would score 11 straight points for a 49-43 edge and added a 21-1 run after Catawba tied the contest at 51-51. The Tribe hit on just eight of 31 three-pointers and were outscored 15-3 at the fould line. Carter had a team-leading 20 points for Catawba, while Magnusson added 17. #####
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 1 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 3:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede
Soccer (W) @ Coker 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Coker 7 p.m.
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)
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.
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