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Cold Shooting Night Dooms Women's Basketball in Loss to Wingate

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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.

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

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February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

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February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

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February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

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February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

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February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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