Basketball (W)

A Strong Team Attack Lifts Catawba Over Wingate 73-69

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- A balance Catawba attack lifted the Lady Indians women’s basketball team over South Atlantic Conference rival Wingate, 73-69, Wednesday evening at Goodman Gym. Bri Johnson and Jada Huntley led Catawba’s charge to bring the team to 7-8 on the season and 4-5 in the conference. Wingate falls to 9-4 overall and 6-3 in the SAC.

Entering into the fourth quarter, Catawba held onto a four point advantage. A Terri Rogers layup extended the lead to six for the Lady Indians. The teams traded baskets until Wingate’s Shelby Tricoli managed to tie the game with 1:25 left on the clock. The next possession Huntley drained the tree to give Catawba a lead that they would not surrender.

Huntley followed the three with a made free throw to extend the lead to four with 15 seconds left. Despite Wingate converting on a free throw, Rogers nailed one of two attempts of her own to seal the game.

Johnson, who managed 18 points and five rebounds for the game, laid the foundation for Catawba in the first half scoring 15 of those points in the first twenty minutes. Huntley added 16 points and five rebounds to the cause while Rogers dropped in ten of her own. Emma Ucinski and Zhaquondalee Greer both tallied nine points in the win.

Catawba finished the night shooting 26-for-60 (43.3%) from the field and 9-for-21 from long range. With a lower than usual performance, the Lady Indians only converted 12-of-20 attempts from the free throw line.

The Wingate Bulldogs shot 26-of-53 (49.1%) on the night and 8-for-17 from three.  From the charity stripe, Wingate went 9-for-16 in the loss. Amber Neely tallied the most points for the Bulldogs with 14 points. Tricoli added 12 points while Alex Tomlinson contributed ten.

Wingate outrebounded Catawba 38-30.

Catawba will remain home on Saturday as they host Lincoln Memorial in South Atlantic Conference action at 2:00 p.m.

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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 (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

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

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April 6

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

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

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

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 (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

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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) 12-21

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 18-10

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE, ccd. 5 p.m.

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April 27

Baseball TBA @ SAC Tournament noon

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

Lacrosse (W) vs. Queens (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 7 p.m.

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April 28

Softball @ SAC Tournament

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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