Football

Football Finishes Up Final Mid-Week Practice Before the Season Opener

The Catawba Football program kicks off its season this Saturday against West Virginia’s West Liberty University at 1:30 pm.  Entering this year there are a lot of unknowns to the Catawba team.  With a new coaching staff leading the way, a high profile transfer to rely on, and a change is schemes and atmosphere many fans are wondering what to expect from Catawba this year.

With just three days of practice left until kickoff Catawba Head Coach, Curtis Walker, broke down the Indians practice from Wednesday to give the fans an insight of what to expect from this year’s squad. 
 
Special Teams started off practice with kicker Chad Hollandsworth (Kernersville, NC/E. Forsyth HS) making 35 and 47 yard field goals. 
 
The team followed that up with offense versus defense drills in 1st-and-10 situations.  Coach Walker stated that both sided played very well with neither side dominating the session.
 
In 7-on-7 skeleton drills, sophomore Gary Williams (Southport, NC/S. Brunswick HS) intercepted a pass for the defense.  Transfer senior quarterback Danny O’Brien (Kernersville, NC/E. Forsyth HS/Wisconsin) showed why he has earned the starting position by completing five consecutive passes.
 
Catawba finished up practice with another session of offense versus defense.  The defense showed their tenacity by forcing two separate three and out series.  Walker commented that the offense still moved the ball very well in the remainder of the practice.
 
Afterwards, Walker said “I am real happy with the energy these men are showing.  They are intense and focusing in on their targets.”

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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

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November 4

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)

Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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November 5

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

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November 14

Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 6 p.m.

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November 17

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

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November 18

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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