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

Today's Events

No events scheduled until August 24


«August 2018»
August 24

Volleyball vs. UNC Pembroke 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Francis Marion 3 p.m.

August 25

Volleyball vs. Converse 11 a.m.

Volleyball vs. Emmanuel 5 p.m.

August 30

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT ANSELM 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BARTON 7:30 p.m.

August 31

Volleyball vs. West Texas A&M 11 a.m.

Volleyball @ Tampa 7 p.m.

Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


Volleyball Team Photo