Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Bounces Back, Defeating LMU 65-47

SALISBURY, N.C. - - Catawba Lady Indians bounced back and defeated the visiting Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters, 65-47, in South Atlantic Conference Women’s Basketball action Saturday afternoon in Goodman Gymnasium. The win improves Catawba’s record to 10-8 for the season and 8-3 in the SAC, while LMU drops to 10-7 and 6-5 in the conference.

Catawba shot 47% from the field and 75% from the free throw line in today’s game. Serena Brown led the Lady Indians offense with 17 points and seven assists. Terri Rogers added 15 points and nine rebounds and Toni Tucker posted 10 points for Catawba. The Railsplitters shot just 26% and were led by Emily Griffith’s 12 points.

The Lady Indians took immediate control on a three by Brown with just seven seconds ticked off the clock. Catawba dominated the opening quarter, only allowing LMU to score six point and finishing with a 25-6 point edge. The Lady Indians remained in charge, and built their lead to 21 midway through the second 10-minute period. Catawba took a 43-21 advantage into the break.

The Lady Indians came back from the half relentless, building a 29 point margin with just under four minutes left in the third quarter. A Madison Hallman free throw with two seconds remaining, gave Catawba 57-36 point lead to begin the fourth 10-minutes. The Lady Indians cruised to the end of the game, only letting the Railsplitters come within 17 points.

Catawba will return to Goodman Gym on Wednesday in South Atlantic Conference action as they host Queens University at 6 pm.

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«November 2018»
November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) vs. Carson-Newman (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 1-2

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2) W-4th;M-4th

Cross Country @ SAC Championships M-5th;W-5th

Football @ Newberry 10-40

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

November 6

Volleyball @ Wingate (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 0-3

November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

November 10

Football @ Lenoir-Rhyne 21-63

Basketball (W) vs. Erskine 80-86

Basketball (M) vs. UNC PEMBROKE 75-80

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman (NCAA II Southeast Regional) 0-3

November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2)

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional W-8th; M-10th

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 30-23

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 76-56

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 86-65

November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3) W-9th;M-9th

November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 66-59

November 26

Basketball (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7 p.m.

November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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