Basketball (W)

DeShazo Scores 13 in Exhibition Loss at UNC Wilmington

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WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Catawba fell 79-55 in a women’s basketball exhibition game against UNC Wilmington on Saturday afternoon at Trask Coliseum. Taisha DeShazo scored 13 points and Talia Barnes added 10 for the Catawba Indians. DeShazo added eight rebounds for the Lady Indians.

Catawba fell behind 32-13 after a quarter then held its own over the final three periods. The Seahawks had just a 47-42 edge over the final 30 minutes of action. UNC Wilmington canned 50% of its shots (25-of-50) for the game, while Catawba hit on just 33% (19-of-68).

UNCW began to move away late in the first quarter. Leading 8-5, the Seahawks went on an 8-2 run to lead 16-7. Wilmington took a double-digit lead at 19-9 with 4:35 left in the quarter. It was a 10-4 run to close the quarter that pushed the margin to 32-13. The Seahawks got to the line 16 times in the opening quarter and made 15 of those attempts.

Anna Gardner hit a pair of three-pointers and scored seven points for Catawba, while handing out a pair of assists. Marissa Bruce collected five points. Shemya Stanbeck had three assists and a pair of steals.

GiGi Smith led UNCW with 13 points. Lacey Suggs and Ashli Jeune each tossed in 11.

Catawba will open its season on November 9 at North Greenville with tip off set for 7:30 p.m.

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Today's Events

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2),
Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional, 9:00VideoStats
Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE, 1:5Stats
Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST., 6:00VideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST., 8:00VideoStats

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November 2

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

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

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3

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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

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November 6

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

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November 9

Basketball (M) vs. FRANCIS MARION 115-82

Basketball (W) @ North Greenville 62-67

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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

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November 14

Basketball (M) @ Young Harris 85-67

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November 16

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 1)

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November 17

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 2) 

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional 9 a.m.

Football vs. UNC PEMBROKE 1:05 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. FAYETTEVILLE ST. 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ELIZABETH CITY ST. 8 p.m.

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November 18

Swimming @ Fall Frenzy (Day 3)

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November 19

Basketball (W) @ Lees-McRae 5 p.m.

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November 26

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

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November 28

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 8 p.m.

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November 30

Swimming vs. CHOWAN

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