Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball falls at Presbyterian

CLINTON, SC -- Catawba College fell 81-70 to host Presbyterian in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday night at Templeton Center. Catawba falls to 7-12 overall and 2-4 in the SAC, while Presbyterian, ranked sixth in the region, improves to 17-4 and 4-2. Catawba played well at the outset and grabbed a quick lead at 12-5 run as senior guard Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) tallied five early points. Presbyterian would responded with an 11-4 run over the next seven minutes and tied the game. The game stayed close for the rest of the first half until the Blue Hose took the lead for good at 21-20 on a free throw by senior center Preston Davis (Charlotte, NC) at the 6:02 mark. Presbyterian held the lead for the rest of the first half and led 32-27 at intermission. The Blue Hose held a comfortable lead in the final half until the Indians trimmed the lead to 54-52 at the 6:51 mark on a free throw by freshman guard Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, NC). Duke Phipps (Newport News, VA) missed a chance to give the Tribe a lead on its next possession and after a three-pointer by Presbyterian, Petty also misfired from long range as the Blue Hose went on a 22-7 run over a five minute span to extend the lead to 79-59 and put the game out of reach. Down the stretch the Blue Hose hit 10-of-11 free throws in the last five minutes to hold off a late Indian rally. For the game, Presbyterian hit 27-of-33 free throws and outrebounded the Indians 34-19, but Catawba forced 23 Blue Hose turnovers to keep the game close. Presbyterian also converted 60% of its field goal attempts to just 43% for the Tribe. Michael Drum (Rural Hall, NC) led the Blue Hose with 18 points, while Rod Isom (Anderson, SC) tallied 13 points and seven rebounds. Chuck Rayford (Greenville, SC) added 11 points and nine assists. Phipps had 23 points and six assists in a losing effort for Catawba, while Brian Carter (Alexandria, VA) chipped in with 17 points. Rounding out the Indian's double figure scorers was Petty who had 13 points. #####

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September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 0-3

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 1-3

September 3


Volleyball vs. Augusta 3-1

Football @ West Georgia 3-23

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 1-3

September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 2-4

September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 2-3

September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 2-1

September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 2-3

September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 2-2

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 17-23

September 12

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

September 13

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2-1

September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop/adidas Invitational W-2nd;M-3rd

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 40-20

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-3

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-4

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

September 21

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer, ppd. 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 6-3

September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 3-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 

Football @ Wingate 48-26

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 4-0

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 5-1

September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 

September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

Volleyball vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

September 28

Soccer (W) vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

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

September 30

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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