Basketball (W)

Huntley's Basket With 3.5 Seconds Left Lifts Women's Basketball Over Coker

HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Jada Huntley (Indian Trail, N.C./Porter Ridge HS) came up with two late steals and hit a winning layup with 3.5 seconds remaining as Catawba claimed a 67-66 victory over Coker in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Wednesday night at the DeLoach Center.  The win improves the Catawba Indians to 14-8 overall and 11-6 in the SAC, extending their winning streak to five games and keeping them in the top four of the league standings.  Coker falls to 9-14 and 5-12.

The Lady Indians led by as many as 14 in the second half, but saw Coker whittle the lead away over the final eight minutes.  Hailey Yohn's three-pointer capped a 10-2 run that brought the Cobras even with 3:22 left.

Bri Johnson (Statesville, N.C./W. Iredell HS/Belmont Abbey) answered that three and Catawba led 65-61 after a free throw by Terri Rogers (Burlington, N.C./E. Alamance HS) with 1:43 to go.  Coker got a three-pointer from Heidrun Kristmundsdottir and a jumper by Tanesha Stenson to grab a 66-65 edge with 53 seconds left.

Catawba missed a shot, but Huntley came up with the first of her two late steals with 15 seconds remaining.  The Lady Indians missed two layups and Huntley was able to gain a jump ball off the second miss to give Catawba another possession with seven seconds left.  Zhaquondalee Greer (Greensboro, N.C./Academy at Smith/Charleston Southern) drove and found a wide open Huntley for the winning layup.  Coker failed to get off a final shot.

The Lady Indians overcame a seven-point deficit over the last six minutes of the first half.  Down 27-20, Catawba outscored the Cobras 18-4 over those final minutes to lead 38-31 at the break.  The Lady Indians built a 55-41 edge on a layup by Greer with 7:58 to go before Coker rallied to produce the thrilling ending.

Rogers finished with 15 points and eight rebounds for Catawba with Huntley adding 14 points and eight boards.  Johnson, Greer and Chloe Bully (Hannut, Belgium/KOL Landen) all scored 11 for the Lady Indians.  Huntley recorded five steals and Greer handed out five assists.

Stenson led all scorers with 19 for Coker.  Lyric Leverster followed with 13 and Yohn tallied 11.  Stenson led the Cobras with six rebounds and also posted five steals.

Catawba will host SAC co-leading Anderson on Saturday at 2 p.m.  The Lady Indians handed the Trojans one of their two league losses earlier this season.

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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

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

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

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

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

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

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

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.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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