November 21, 2015
Lady Indians Drop Third Straight in 72-61 Loss to North Georgia
DAHLONEGA, GA -- The Catawba College women’s basketball team suffered its third straight defeat with a 72-61 loss to the University of North Georgia Saturday afternoon at Memorial Hall. The Catawba Lady Indians now stand at 2-3 on the year while North Georgia remains untarnished at 4-0.
The Nighthawks dominated the first quarter, extending a lead to as much as 11 points. Over the final two minutes of the quarter, a Bri Johnson layup and Morgan Franklin three brought the score within six.
The last minute surge in the first quarter gave Catawba the momentum to start the second as the Lady Indians added 7 more unanswered points to bring the score to 21-20 in favor of Catawba. The run totaled 13-0 for Catawba over a 4:04 timespan. The teams traded baskets from the remainder of the half resulting in a one point lead for Catawba going into the break.
Going into the fourth quarter, North Georgia managed to squeeze out a four point lead. The lead was then quickly extended to seven after a Lauren Pounds three. North Georgia maintained the lead with 14 of its 20 fourth quarter points coming from the free throw line. The Lady Indians 12 fouls in the quarter created the charity stripe opportunities for the Nighthawks.
North Georgia produced four double digit scorers on the night, led by a 17 point outing from Jordan Livesay. The junior guard and Ciera Jackson each tallied a double-double on the night. Livesay recorded ten rebounds with Jackson adding 11 points and ten boards. As a whole, the Nighthawks shot 22-for-47 (46.8%) from the field and 6-for-10 from behind the arc. North Georgia converted 22-of-32 from the free throw line and grabbed 36 boards.
Catawba was led by Bri Johnson who tallied 15 points with teammate Terri Rogers adding 13 of her own. Johnson and Marshauna Butler each added seven rebounds. The Lady Indians shot 17-of-55 (30.9%) from the field and 5-for-17 from three-point range. At the free charity stripe, Catawba shot 22-of-29. Catawba grabbed 36 rebounds during the game.
Catawba will open South Atlantic Conference action on Tuesday as they host Coker at Goodman Gymnasium. Tipoff is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
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Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
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Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
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Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
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Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
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Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
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Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
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Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
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Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
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