Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball regains its two-game cushion in SAC with win over Mars Hill

MARS HILL, NC -- Catawba College rallied from a nine-point second half deficit and defeated host Mars Hill 67-62 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Stanford Arena. The win gives the Lady Indians a two-game lead in the SAC with just four games remaining, three of which are at home where Catawba has won 14 in a row and 32 of 33. Catawba improves to 16-5 overall and 8-2 in the SAC, while the Lady Lions fall to 11-12 and 4-6.Catawba led most of the first half and by as many as seven at 22-15 with 8:15 in the half, but the Lady Lions closed the half on 19-7 run over the final 6:14 to lead 34-29 at the break. Mars Hill would jump out to a nine-point lead on a couple of occasions in the final half, the last at 42-33 with 16:27 to play. Isiaette Darden (Wilson, NC) hit a pair of three-pointers as the Lady Indians cut the margin to 44-41 with 13:58 left and eventually tied the game at 51-51 on a layin by Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) with 8:31 remaining. Darden would hit consecutive layups to build the Catawba lead to 55-51, but Mars Hill fought back to tie the score at 59-59 on a layin by Holly Carringer (Murphy, NC) with 4:12 left. A pair of free throws by Tiffany Atkins (Barnardsville, NC) tied the game at 61-61, but that would be the final tie of the game. Locklear hit a layup and Lynn Morancie (Houston, TX) added a jumper to put Catawba on top 65-61 with 2:25 to go. Atkins would hit one of two free throws at the 2:11 mark to close within 65-62, but the Lady Lions would miss their final three shots and commit two turnovers the rest of the way. A jumper by Locklear with 27 seconds left sealed the win for the Lady Indians. Dorthell Little (Rockingham, NC) led Catawba with 16 points and eight rebounds. Locklear and Darden each added a dozen, while Locklear also pulled down eight boards. Carringer tallied 17 for Mars Hill, while Atkins added 15 and four steals. Catawba had just five second-half turnovers in the comeback, while the Lady Lions committed 15 in the final 20 minutes. #####

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October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

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

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

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October 9

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

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

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

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

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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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

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 6 p.m.

21
October 21

Swimming @ Wingate

Cross Country @ SAC Championships

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

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October 24

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

Volleyball 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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