Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Holds Off Barton

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Catawba women's basketball team held off a Barton comeback to post an 86-78 win on Saturday afternoon at a SAC/CC Challenge at Queens' Levine Center.  The Catawba Indians improve to 2-0, while the Bulldogs fall to 0-2.

Bri Johnson (Statesville, N.C./N. Iredell/Belmont Abbey) had another solid night for Catawba with 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting.  She added seven rebounds.   Terri Rogers (Burlington, N.C./E. Alamance), who went 8-for-8 from the field, and Zhaquondalee Greer (Greensboro, N.C./Academy at Smith/Charleston So.) each tossed in 16 points.

Barton put five players in double figures led by Tatyana Jackson's 18.  JerBria Smith added 15, while Caila Carter scored 14 points and grabbed a dozen rebounds.  Alex Kimble chipped in with 13 points and Kianna Wynn added 10.

Rogers led a quick Catawba start with six points as the Lady Indians grabbed a 10-3 lead.  The lead ballooned to 18-6 on a pair of free throws by Khadijah Brown (Warrenton, N.C./Warren Co./Allen) at the 1:52 mark of the first quarter.  Catawba would lead 20-11 after the first 10 minutes.

The Lady Indians kept a big lead much of the second quarter.  Catawba's largest lead in the half came with a minute to go after consecutive baskets by Johnson had the Lady Indians up 44-26.  Catawba shot 50% in the opening half, while Barton canned just 24%.  The Lady Indians also held a 29-16 edge on the glass at the half.

Catawba pushed its lead to 19 midway through the third quarter and held a double-digit lead with six minutes to go.  Barton rallied and used a 13-5 run to get within 75-72 win 2:48 to play after a three-pointer by Smith. 

After a Catawba free throw, Smith closed the gap to 76-74 with 2:36 left.  Greer canned a big three to give the Lady Indians a 79-74 edge and Catawba connected on 5-of-6 at the line in the final 38 seconds to take the win.

Catawba improved its shooting in the second half, making 15-of-25 shots (60%).  Barton canned 58% in the second half.  Catawba held a 43-33 edge on the board and the hot shooting help overcome 23 turnovers.

Catawba hosts Johnson C. Smith in its home opener on Tuesday at 7 pm.

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 7-3

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 14-10

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

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April 27

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

Softball vs. Coker (SAC Tournament) 3 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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