Basketball (W)

Lady Indians Secure Sweep of Lenoir-Rhyne with 67-53 Victory

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HICKORY, N.C. -- The Catawba College women’s basketball team completed a season sweep over host Lenoir-Rhyne Wednesday night with a 67-53 victory in South Atlantic Conference action at Shuford gym.  The win gives the Catawba Lady Indians their fifteenth win of the season to stand at 15-9 overall and 12-7 in the conference. The Bears now stand at 8-15 and 7-12, respectively.

The two teams began the game trading baskets over the first two minutes of play.  After the first media timeout the Lady Indians separated from the Bears and never relinquished the lead for the remainder of the game. 

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Jasmine Charles led all scorers with 21 points and adding eight rebounds in the process.  Teammate Morgan Cooper contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds to Lenoir-Rhyne’s efforts.

Catawba’s team play was too much for Lenoir-Rhyne led by Terri Rogers in the post with 17 points and eight rebounds.  Bri Johnson would add 13 points and Zhaquondalee Greer tallied 10 more points.  Chloe Bully scored nine points along with Serena Brown, Jada Huntley and Emma Ucinski rounded out Catawba’s scoring with six points each.

Catawba finished the night shooting 27-for-63 for 42.9% despite a mere 2-for-17 from long range. Catawba added 11-of-19 points from the charity stripe. 

Lenoir-Rhyne fared much worse from the field shooting 20-for-55 for 36.4%.  The Bears were able to add 4-for-10 from behind the arc and 9-for-12 from the free throw line.

The Lady Indians finished the night with a 42-37 rebounding advantage while forcing the Bears into 22 turnovers while committing only 14 of their own.

Catawba will take to the road again on Saturday with a 2:00 p.m. matchup against Brevard.

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