Basketball (W)

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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«September 2018»
September 1

Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INV. (Salisbury Community Park) M-1st;W-1st

Volleyball @ Florida Southern 1-3

Football @ West Georgia 3-34

Volleyball vs. Wilmington,DE 3-0

Soccer (M) @ Erskine 0-1

September 3

Soccer (W) @ USC Aiken 1-0

September 5

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 1-2

September 7

Volleyball vs. Barton 0-3

Volleyball @ Augusta 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. BARTON 1-0

September 8

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. West Alabama 0-3

Football @ Winston-Salem State 34-7

Soccer (M) @ USC Aiken 3-0

September 9

Tennis (M) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Tennis (W) @ Wingate Inv. (Day 2) 

Soccer (W) vs. FRANCIS MARION 3-1

September 10

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 1 (Camden CC) 

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen CC) 

September 11

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen CC) 2nd of 9

Golf (M) @ Coker Inv. - Day 2 (Camden CC) 13th of 14

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2-3

September 12

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 4-1

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 0-3

September 15

Cross Country @ Winthrop Invitational, ccd. 9 a.m.

Swimming @ SAA Open Water, ccd. 4 p.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 7 p.m.

September 18

Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. ccd. 

Volleyball @ Queens 3-2

September 19

Soccer (W) @ Queens 1-0

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-8

September 21

Tennis (W) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ North Greenville 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 7 p.m.

September 22

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 1 (Old South GC)

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1 p.m.

Football @ Mars Hill 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3:30 p.m.

September 23

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. - Day 2 (Old South GC)

September 24

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)

September 25

Golf (M) @ King Inv. - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

September 26

Soccer (W) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Mars HIll 7 p.m.

September 27

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)

September 28

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 7 p.m.

September 29

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

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

Cross Country @ USC Upstate Invitational 9 a.m.

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 7 p.m.

September 30

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

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

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