Volleyball

Volleyball Picked Sixth in Preseason SAC Poll

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba has been picked sixth in the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Volleyball Coaches Poll which was released by the league on Tuesday.  Wingate has been tabbed to repeat as league champions with nine of the 12 first-place votes.  Senior Bri Howard, who earned second team All-SAC honors a year ago, was named to the preseason second team for 2016.

Howard posted 177 kills over her 22 matches last year and averaged 2.21 per set.  She hit at a .271 clip.  Howard led the team in blocking at 1.11 per set, collecting 89 total blocks with 15 solo.  The Lady Indians also return senior starters Alex Hopper and McKenzie Garrison.  Hopper returned from a 2014 injury and led the team with 245 kills.  Garrison collected 223 kills and posted 313 digs.
 
The 2016 South Atlantic Conference volleyball season begins Friday, Sept. 2.  Catawba will be in action at the Queens Invitational in Charlotte, N.C.  The Lady Indians take on Lander at 10:30 a.m. and USC Aiken at 3 p.m.  Catawba will also play two more matches on Saturday.  The first home match of the season will be on Tuesday, September 13 at 7 p.m. against Queens.

2016 SAC Volleyball Preseason Poll
1. Wingate (9), 119
2. Lenoir-Rhyne (3),  111
3. Lincoln Memorial, 94
4. Carson-Newman, 81
5. Tusculum, 73
6. Catawba, 69
7. Queens, 65
8. Anderson, 56
9. Newberry, 46
10. Mars Hill, 33
11. Brevard, 30
12. Coker, 15
     
Preseason All-Conference
First Team
Anna Patton, Carson-Newman
Abby Saehler, Wingate
Brooke Redmond, Lenoir-Rhyne
Serena Jackson, Anderson
Rachel Garnett, Tusculum
Kiera Holland, Lincoln Memorial
Meredith Jones, Queens
Melissa Mazur, Tusculum
 
Second Team
Natalie Harris, Carson-Newman
Marissa Mitter, Anderson
Bri Howard, Catawba
Oakley Attaway, Wingate
Logan Hayward, Newberry
Emily Steele, Lenoir-Rhyne
Kori Adams, Wingate
Kimberly Hovey, Wingate

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Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON, 91-164 L
Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON, 81-172 L
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«October 2017»
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October 1

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

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

2
October 2

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

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

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

3
October 3

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

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
October 7

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

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

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

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October 9

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

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

10
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

11
October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

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

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

17
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 (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

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October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships 9 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.

Swimming @ Wingate 2 p.m.

Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.

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October 24

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

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

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

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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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.

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October 31

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

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

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