Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Tabbed Sixth in Preseason SAC Poll


ROCK HILL, S.C. ( -- Catawba was tabbed sixth in the 2016-17 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Preseason Poll as voted on by the league’s coaches.  Senior Bri Johnson and junior Terri Rogers were named preseason first team all-conference.

Wingate dogs was chosen as the favorite to win the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship, earning nine first-place votes.   Anderson grabbed the other three top votes and were second in the poll.

Johnson led Catawba a year ago, scoring at a 16.0 clip.  She canned 85% of her free throws and topped the team with 39 steals.  Johnson hit on 50 three-pointers, grabbed 4.4 rebounds and handed out 52 assists.

Rogers pulled down a team-high 7.4 rebounds a contest, while averaging 14.3 points a game.  She made 50% of her field goal attempts and recorded 26 steals.
The 2016-17 Women’s Basketball season gets underway on Friday Nov. 11.  Catawba will host Mount Olive on Friday night at 8 pm as part of the SAC/Conference Carolinas Challenge.

Women’s Preseason Poll
1. Wingate (9), 119
2. Anderson (3), 105
3. Newberry, 99
4. Carson Newman, 86
5. Lincoln Memorial, 74
6. Catawba, 69
7. Lenoir-Rhyne, 65
8. Tusculum, 56
9. Coker, 42
10. Mars Hill, 39
11. Queens, 27
12. Brevard, 11

First Team
Heather Jankowy, Anderson
Terri Rogers, Catawba
Megan Pittman, Lincoln Memorial
Meg Essex, Newberry
Kailyn Brooks, Carson-Newman
Bri Johnson, Catawba
Second Team
Alexis Dillard, Anderson
Madison Lenox, Brevard
Nicola Handreck, Newberry
Shelby Tricoli, Wingate
Paige Chavis, Mars Hill
Jasmine Franklin, Anderson

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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