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. #####
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st
Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3
Football @ West Georgia 3-34
Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0
Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1
Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2
Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3
Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3
Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7
Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC)
Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9
Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1
Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3
Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.
Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd.
Volleyball @ Queens 3-2
Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0
Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8
Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 7-0
Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 7-0
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.
Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.
Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
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