Basketball (W)

Locklear's late jumper puts Women's Basketball back in SAC lead

JEFFERSON CITY, TN – Catawba junior center Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) scored a jumper with 30 seconds to play to break a 61-61 tie and lift the Lady Indians back into first place with a 66-61 win over host Carson-Newman in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday night at Holt Fieldhouse. The win improves Catawba to 15-4 overall and 6-1 in the SAC, while the Lady Eagles fall to 11-9 and 5-2. It marks the second time that Catawba has completed the first half of league play with a 6-1 mark, the only other coming in two years ago when the Lady Indians won their first league title. Carson-Newman jumped out to a 12-2 lead in the opening three minutes, but the Lady Indians used a 12-0 run, capped by a three-pointer and a three-point play by Christina Carmon (Stafford, VA) for a 16-14 Tribe lead at the 12:47 mark of the opening half. The lead would change hands six times before Catawba took a 33-32 lead at the break. It would be Catawba that would gain a big edge to open the final half. The Lady Indians went on a 13-2 run to open the half to grab a 46-34 lead four minutes into the frame. Carson-Newman whittled the deficit away and regained the lead at 55-54 with 6:46 left on a jumper by Andrea Fitzgerald. The Lady Eagles would take a 59-54 lead on a layup by Fitzgerald before five straight points by Catawba’s Ashley Cox (Richmond, VA) tied the game at 59-59 at the 2:57 mark. Lynn Morancie (Houston, TX) put Catawba back on top with a pair of free throws with 1:28 remaining, but Carson-Newman answered on a jumper by Kedrin Madar with 58 seconds left. Locklear then put Catawba ahead for good with her jumper with 29 seconds remaining. Fitzgerald had a chance to tie with 15 seconds remaining, but missed on a pair of free throws. Locklear made two free throws with five seconds left and Carmon added one of two after a technical on the Carson-Newman bench for the final margin. Dorthell Little (Rockingham, NC) led Catawba, posting a double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Morancie added 17 points for the Lady Indians. Locklear was held to just six points, with four key ones coming in the final minute. She had 10 rebounds. Monica Ashburn led Carson-Newman with 20 points and seven rebounds, while Fitzgerald added 15 and six boards. Catawba shot 55% in the final half and held the Lady Eagles to just 36%. The Lady Indians also held a 40-33 edge on the boards. #####

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October 1

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

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

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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)

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October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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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

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October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

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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)

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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

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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)

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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

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October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

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October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

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October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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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.

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October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

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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