Basketball (W)

Turnovers Costly as Women's Basketball Falls at JCSU

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Catawba women’s basketball team couldn’t overcome 34 turnovers in falling to host Johnson C. Smith 87-77 on Tuesday night at Brayboy Gym.  The Golden Bulls improve to 2-1, while the Catawba Indians fall to an identical 2-1 mark.

Bri Johnson (Statesville, N.C./N. Iredell/Belmont Abbey) scored 27 points and Terri Rogers (Burlington, N.C./E. Alamance) posted another double-double with 17 points and 12 boards, but Catawba shot just 39.7%, were outrebounded 48-44 and committed 10 more turnovers.  JCSU converted those miscues into a +20 margin on points off turnovers. 

The hosts began to pull away late in the opening quarter.  The Golden Bulls built an 18-14 lead to double-digits over the last five minutes of the period.  Malia Rivers capped a 10-3 run on a three-pointer that made it 28-17 with 1:20 to go.  The lead would move to 16 in the second quarter before Catawba trimmed the deficit to 48-38 by the half.

JCSU kept at least a seven-point spread during the third quarter and pulled ahead by 13 at 60-47 with 2:46 remaining.  The Lady Indians scored the final four points of the quarter and reeled off seven to open the final quarter to close within 60-58 on a three-point play by Rogers with 8:56 left.

Rogers had Catawba within five at 71-66 with three minutes left, but Blaire Thomas hit a key three-pointer and the Golden Bulls went 11-of-12 at the line over the final 2:19 to take the win.

Anika Jones led JCSU with 28 points, going 8-for-16 with four three-pointers.  Krista White added 15 points and Thomas 12.  Kendall Adams had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.  The Golden Bulls shot just 35%, but pulled down 23 offensive rebounds.

Serena Brown (Ft. Washington, Md./Bowie) also reached double figures for Catawba, scoring 16 points and handing out six assists.  Briana Hodges (Waldorf, Md./N. Point) and Alexis Newbold (Bowie, Md./Bowie) each grabbed seven rebounds.

Catawba will host Fayetteville State on Saturday at 2 pm.

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

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 (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

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

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

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

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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 6 p.m.

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 1 p.m.

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 3 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 4 p.m.

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 7 p.m.

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

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April 26

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Softball @ SAC Tournament

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April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Softball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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