February 9, 2013
Women's Basketball Overwhelms Anderson
SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba put four starters in double figures and rolled to a 68-44 win over visiting Anderson in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians improve to 11-9 overall and 7-5 in the SAC, while the Trojans fall to 15-7 and 9-3.
Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, NC/Darlington HS/Paine) led all scorers with 17 points for Catawba and also grabbed eight rebounds. Taylor May (China Grove, NC/S. Rowan HS) tossed in 15 points with six rebounds, while Elizabeth Merritt (Lexington, NC/E. Davidson HS) and Chloe Bully (Hannut, BELGIUM/KOL Landen) each added 11 points. Merritt tallied nine rebounds and handed our five assists.
Lesley Woods paced Anderson with 14 points, hitting on 4-of-7 from behind the arc. Sierra Simpson collected 11 points for the Trojans, who shot just 32% (16-of-50).
The Lady Indians stormed out of the gate, scoring the first nine points and went up by double digits at 13-2 less than five minutes into the contest. Catawba didn't stop, zooming to a 34-6 bulge with four minutes remaining in the half. Woods hit three of her long-range baskets in the final 3:42 to get Anderson within 37-19 at the break.
Catawba put its stamp on the convincing win early in the second half, going on a 21-5 run that saw the Lady Indians grab a 58-26 lead with 11:24 to play. Catawba shot nearly 47% for the game, held a 36-31 edge on the glass and committed seven less turnovers than the Trojans. Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) handed out eight assists in the win for the Lady Indians.
Catawba will host Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday night in a 6 p.m. contest.
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 2:30 p.m.
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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