Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Wins Defensive Struggle With Lenoir-Rhyne

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba knocked off a league-leader for the second straight game, holding each to under 50 points, topping visiting Lenoir-Rhyne 59-49 in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians improve to 12-9 overall and 8-5 in the SAC, while the Bears fall to 14-7 and 9-4.

Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, NC/Darlington HS/Paine) and Taylor May (China Grove, NC/S. Rowan HS) each posted double-doubles for Catawba.  McPhail had 21 points and 11 rebounds, while May added 10 points and 11 boards.  .  Quaneasia Coleman (Duluth, GA/Northview HS) also reached double figures for the Lady Indians with 14 points. 

Jazmine Charles (Lexington, NC) was the lone Lenoir-Rhyne player to reach double figures with 11 points.  Nneka Awuruonye (Charlotte, NC) followed with nine points and five rebounds, while Danielle Bongiorno (Wilmington, NC) tossed in seven points.

Catawba started cold at the start, making only three of its for 20 shots in falling behind 13-6 at the 8:05 mark of the first half.  The Lady Indians began to heat up and cut the deficit to 21-19 at the break.  Both teams shot under 30% in the opening half.

The Lady Indians bolted ahead early in the second half, erasing a 25-21 deficit with an 11-0 run to go up 32-25 on a three-pointer by Mallary Clay (Lansing, NC/Ashe Co. HS).  After making just three of those first 20 shots, Catawba connected on 14 of its next 22 (64%) and went on top 38-27 with 12:11 remaining on Coleman’s jumper.

Charles got the Bears within three at 40-37 on a three-pointer with 7:16 left, but Catawba ran off 12 of the next 13 points to regain its double-digit advantage with just over two minutes remaining.

Catawba shot 40% (23-of-57) against the league’s top defense, going 15-of-28 (54%) in the second half.  Lenoir-Rhyne shot 35% (20-of-58) for the game and 43% in the second half.  The Lady Indians held a 43-35 edge on the boards.

Catawba travels to Tusculum on Saturday afternoon for a 2 p.m. tip-off.

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1
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

2
October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

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

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

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

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October 9

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

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

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

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

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 (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

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 WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

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October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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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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