January 19, 2013
Women's Basletball Falls to Newberry 67-55 as Wolves Close First Half on 14-1 Run
NEWBERRY, SC – Catawba was unable to handle a 14-1 run in the last five minutes of the first half as Newberry went on to win 67-55 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Saturday at Eleazer Arena. The Wolves improve to 12-4 overall and 4-2 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians fall to 7-7 and 3-3.
Newberry opened the game with an early 10-4 lead, before the visiting Lady Indians replied with a nine-point swing to take a 13-10 lead over the Wolves. Sophomore Haylee Lepaio snapped the Wolves scoreless streak with a layup, before Catawba's Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) and Newberry junior Tasia Holdorf exchanged 3-point makes to push the score to 16-15 with the Catawba advantage.
The two teams continued to exchange makes, before Newberry ran away after a Holdorf layup sparked a 14-1 run to head into halftime with a 34-24 lead.
After an early second half layup by Brown to put the Wolves ahead by 12, Catawba slowly cut back into the game, pulling within five points with 16 minutes remaining. The five point differential was the smallest margin of the second half.
Catawba finished the game shooting 38.5% (20-52) from the field and went 4-for-12 (40%) from behind the arc. Merritt, Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, SC/Darlington/Paine), and Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) all scored in double digits for the Lady Indians. The Wolves went 22-for-43 (51%) from the field, 21-for-24 (87.5%) from the line and were led in scoring by Brown with 19 points.
Catawba returns home to Goodman Gymnasium on Wednesday night to take on Mars Hill for a 6 p.m. tip.
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)
Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9
Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 6-3
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 0-9
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 27-12
Baseball vs. COKER 26-1
Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 5-16
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
Baseball vs. COKER 16-4
Softball vs USC AIKEN 6-2
Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 83-48
Softball vs USC AIKEN 5-4
Baseball vs. COKER 15-5
Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 103-94
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.