January 22, 2014
Cold Shooting Night Dooms Women's Basketball in Loss to Wingate
SALISBURY, NC -- Wingate got 24 points from Kayla Harris and picked up a 71-53 victory over host Catawba in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The Bulldogs improve to 12-3 overall and 8-3 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 8-7 and 6-5.
The Bulldogs held Catawba scoreless over the first five minutes of the contest, but the Lady Indians took a 10-8 lead on a three-pointer by Jelena Ciric (Belgrade, SERBIA/Sporska Gimnzija/Miami-Dade CC) at the 11:05 mark. The game was tied 13-13 following a three-pointer by Catawba's Janna Dixon (Advance, NC/W. Forsyth HS) with 9:15 left before the break, but would that would be the last points by the Lady Indians the rest of the half.
Wingate finished on a 14-0 run to lead 27-13 at intermission. Catawba shot just 14% (5-of-36) in the half and committed 10 turnovers. Janitsha Williams had 10 of her 16 points in the first half for Wingate.
Catawba was able to cut a 16-point to just six after five minutes of the second following a pair of free throws by Zhaquondalee Greer (Greensboro, NC/Academy at Smith/Charleston Southern). Wingate took control midway through the final half behind Harris. Harris scored eight of 10 Wingate points to close a 17-4 run the pushed the Bulldog edge to 55-34 with eight minutes left.
Harris made 8-of-10 shots on the night and was a perfect 8-for-8 at the line. She added eight rebounds. Wingate hit on 48% for the game and made 68% in the second half.
Catawba did improve to 45% shooting in the second half, but finished at 28% (19-of-67) for the game. The Lady Indians were 3-of-25 (12%) from behind the arc. Antoinette McPhail (Timmonsville, SC/Darlington HS/Paine) and Jada Huntley (Indian Trail, NC/Porter Ridge HS) each had 14 points for Catawba. Huntley added nine rebounds with McPhail pulling down seven.
Catawba next hosts Lincoln Memorial on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
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
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
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
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7
Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3
Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th
Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3
Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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