November 19, 2014
Ucinski Leads Indians to 67-55 Win Over Bulldogs
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Emma Ucinski scored 20 points to lead the Catawba College Lady Indians to a 67-55 victory over Wingate University in women’s basketball action Wednesday night in Goodman Gym. Catawba improves to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the South Atlantic Conference while Wingate falls to 0-3 and 0-1.
Catawba jumped out to an early lead thanks to their three-point shooting over the Wingate zone defense. Catawba finished the night shooting 8-22 from behind the arc. Four of Catawba’s first five baskets come long range, two coming from Ucinski and two from Bri Johnson.
Wingate went into halftime down 36-26 but bounced back in the second half. Morgan McGee led the charge for the Bulldogs tallying 20 points and 12 rebounds. McGee’s bullish attacks sent her to the charity stripe frequently. McGee went 8-for-12 from the free throw line.
The Lady Indians turned to Ucinski late in the game who was able to get to the line and shoot 7-for-8 in the closing minutes. Catawba held the lead the entire game and were able to extend the lead to twelve over the closing minutes.
Overall, Catawba held a 45-42 rebounding advantage led by Khadijah Brown who grabbed 10 boards coming off the bench. Catawba finished the game shooting 43.3% from the field (26-for-60) while Wingate went 17-for-58 (29.3%). Ucinski’s scoring was aided by 10 points from Johnson and 10 more from Zhaquondalee Greer. Team play was evident as the Indians recorded 17 assists with five each coming from Ucinski and Chloe Bully.
Catawba will take the momentum into Saturday as they travel to take on Mars Hill. Tip-off is scheduled for 2:00 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 (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ 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 (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
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 (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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 (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
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 (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
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.
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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