November 22, 2016
Women's Basketball Takes League Opener at Coker
HARTSVILLE, S.C. -- Catawba shot 51% from the field and made 31-of-44 (71%) at the line in taking an 84-63 win over host Coker in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Tuesday night at the DeLoach Center. The Catawba Indians improve to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the SAC, while the Cobras fall to 0-4 and 0-1.
Terri Rogers (Burlington, N.C./E. Alamance) and Bri Johnson (Statesville, N.C./N. Iredell/Belmont Abbey) each scored 20 points for the Lady Indians. Rogers hit on 8-of-12 from the field and added eight rebounds, while Johnson canned 13-of-15 at the line. Serena Brown (Ft. Washington, Md./Bowie) also reached double figures as she scored a dozen.
Coker got 16 points off the bench from Sydney Shull and 14 points from Lindsey Adams. Iresha Cooper had nine points and eight rebounds. The Cobras shot just 36% in the loss.
Catawba never trailed and scored the final eight points of the opening quarter to take a 25-17 lead after 10 minutes. Johnson didn’t miss a shot in the first quarter, making two field goals, one from three-pointer range, and going 4-for-4 at the line for nine points.
The Lady Indians went up by double digits early in the second quarter and built the margin to 15 after a jumper by Elizabeth Webb (Statesville, N.C./W. Iredell) midway through. Rogers collected 11 of her points in the period.
A free throw by Cooper with 7:23 left in the third quarter pulled Coker within single digits at 48-39, but Catawba went on a 13-3 run, capped by Webb’s three-pointer, to lead 61-43. The Lady Indians closed the quarter on a 20-8 spurt to grab a 68-47 advantage. The lead grew to as many as 23 in the final period.
Catawba hosts Virginia Union at 2 pm on Saturday. The Panthers enter the game ranked 12th in the nation in the D2SIDA National Poll.
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|Tennis (M) vs. Newberry, 1:30|
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
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
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
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Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC)
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 1:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
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Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
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.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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