March 1, 2003
Women's Basketball claims 17th straight win at homeSALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College closed out its regular season with its 17th straight home win, defeating visiting Carson-Newman 80-71 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The win improves the Lady Indians to 22-5 overall and 12-2 in the SAC, while Carson-Newman falls to 15-12 and 9-5. Catawba, the SAC Champions, will host Newberry in the opening round of the league tournament on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. Carson-Newman, the #2 seed, will host a game against an opponent to be determined on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Catawba trailed only briefly at the outset and led for good after a three-pointer by senior Desiree Pugh (Norlina, NC) with 18:09 left, giving the Lady Indians a 5-4 edge. Catawba pulled out to a 10-point lead at the 12-minute mark at 20-10, but Carson-Newman rallied back to trail 36-32 at the break. The Lady Indians would used an 8-2 spurt to get back its double-digit cushion at 52-42 with 12:23 remaining in the contest and held between a six and 10 point advantage for much of the remainder of the contest. Carson-Newman made one run to cut the deficit to 57-55 on a layin by Tiffany Parker (Newnan, GA) with 7:52 left, but Catawba answered with a layin by Ashley Cox (Richmond, VA) and a three-pointer by Isiaette Darden (Wilson, NC) to gain a 62-55 lead. Catawba shot 56% in the final half and finished the game at 48%, while the Lady Eagles converted 42%. The Lady Indians enjoyed an advantage at the free throw line, converting 21-of-26 tries to just 11-of-14 for Carson-Newman. Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) led Catawba, posting a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds, while Cox also added 19 points. Pugh reached double figures with 11 points for Catawba. Monica Ashburn (Clarkrange, TN) led Carson-Newman with 22 points, while Andrea Fitzgerald (Memphis, TN) added 20. Parker had a double-double with 11 points and 13 boards. #####
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Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8
Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11
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
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.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
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
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
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
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
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC)
Baseball @ Mount Olive 3 p.m.
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 4 p.m.
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 2 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.
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.
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.
Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
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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