Basketball (W)

Johnson and Huntley Lead Indians to 73-58 Win Over Queens

SALISBURY, N.C. --  The Catawba College women's basketball team pulled out a convincing 73-58 victory over Queens University in South Atlantic Conference action Wednesday night at Goodman Gym. The win lifts Catawba to 14-11 on the season and 11-8 in the conference. The Queens' Royals fall to 4-20 overall and 2-17 in the SAC.

With the exception of Jada Huntley, Catawba struggled in the first half, only pulling out a 30-28 lead by the break. Huntley gave the Catawba Lady Indians the lead by scoring 14 points and grabbing five rebounds. Bri Johnson added nine points in the first half to help carry their teammates.

The Lady Indians controlled the momentum in the third quarter after Alexis Newbold quickly pushed the lead to nine. Despite the attempts of Queens' Sheridan Pressley, Newbold and the rest of the Indians ended the third quarter holding onto a 59-46 lead.

Huntley opened the fourth quarter where she left off as two baskets gave Catawba their largest lead of the night at 17 with 8:03 to go. The Royals managed to bring the game back to a ten point deficit before both teams went into a 2:07 drought. Queens never gained enough momentum to really challenge to the lead.

Johnson's consistent play throughout the game resulted in a 20 point night to go along with her seven boards. Huntley contributed 19 points and eight rebounds with Newbold adding 12 points and six rebounds.

Catawba finished the game shooting 30-for-55 (54.5%), including 8-of-22 from long range. Neither team experienced much time at the free throw line as the Lady Indians went 5-for-8. Catawba claimed a 36-17 edge in rebounding.

Pressley led all scorers on the night for Queens with 23 points. McKell Oliverio tallied 14 points of her own in the match.

Queens made 23-of-51 (45.1%) from the field and 7-of-15 from three. The Royals were a perfect 5-for-5 from the charity stripe.

Catawba will stay at home as they host Brevard on Saturday for their final home game of the regular season. Tipoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.

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«October 2017»
October 1

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

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

October 2

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

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

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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