Basketball (W)

Turnovers Set Catawba Back Against Wingate

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SALISBURY, N.C. – Unable to overcome 30 turnovers in their game against Wingate, Catawba women’s basketball suffered a 56-41 setback Wednesday at Goodman Gym.

The Lady Indians dropped to .500 on the season at 10-10 and 5-8 in the South Atlantic Conference, while the Bulldogs improved to 16-5 overall and 11-3 in the league.

Catawba failed to convert on the first six possessions, less than three minutes into the contest. The Lady Indians missed three shots and turned the ball over the other three times, falling behind Wingate, 8-0.

Back-to-back shots by Taisha DeShazo and Emily Phillips cut the Lady Indians’ deficit to four, before the Bulldogs closed the period on a 15-5 run. Catawba made two shots from the field in the first 10 minutes, improved to 33 percent in the second quarter, being doubled up 36-18, at the half.

Two minutes into the second half, the Lady Indians faced their largest deficit of the game at 19 points, 41-22. They scored 11 of the next 12 points, trailing by single digits, at 42-33, with 1:45 left in the third. Catawba failed to close the gap any further, as both teams struggled from the field in the final 10 minutes.

Taila Barnes led the Lady Indians with 10 points and nine rebounds. Elizabeth Webb converted four of her six attempts from the field, finishing with nine points. Shemya Stanbeck added six points, grabbed five boards and dropped three of the team’s six assists.

Caroline Averette led all scorers with 19 points, while Courtney Robinson finished with 16 for Wingate.

Inside the Numbers:
- The Bulldogs converted 30 turnovers by Catawba into 28 points.
- Catawba turned 21 Wingate miscues into 15 points.
- With the loss, the Lady Indians lost their third consecutive game, which is the longest streak of the season.
- Catawba’s loss coupled with a win by Lenoir-Rhyne’s win over Newberry, dropped the Lady Indians to eighth in the league, with seven games remaining. The top eight teams qualify for the conference tournament.

Next Up:
Catawba hits the road for two games, beginning at Mars Hill at 2 p.m. Saturday.

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April 1

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

Golf (W) @ McAmis Memorial - Day 1 (Link Hills CC)

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April 2

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 2 (WindRiver GC) 17th of 20

Golf (W) @ McAmis Memorial - Day 2 (Link HIlls CC) 1st of 6

Baseball vs. BARTON 12-2

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April 3

Softball @ Wingate 6-5

Tennis (W) vs. QUEENS 2-5

Tennis (M) vs. QUEENS 2-5

Softball @ Wingate 2-6

Lacrosse (W) vs. QUEENS 8-17

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April 5

Lacrosse (M) @ Limestone 7-24

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April 6

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football BLUE/WHITE SPRING GAME

Softball @ King 10-1

Baseball vs. QUEENS 16-10

Softball @ King 1-7

Baseball vs. QUEENS 8-3

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April 7

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Lake Hickory CC)

Baseball vs. QUEENS 2-5

Softball @ Lees-McRae, ccd. 1 p.m.

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April 8

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Lake Hickory CC)

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April 9

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Lake Hickory CC) 9th of 11

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April 10

Tennis (W) @ Anderson 2-5

Tennis (M) @ Anderson 1-6

Softball vs. COKER 2-1

Softball vs. COKER 1-0

Lacrosse (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 15-16

Baseball vs. LANDER 14-11

Lacrosse (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 5-17

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April 11

Tennis (M) @ Newberry 2-5

Tennis (W) @ Newberry 6-1

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April 12

Baseball @ Newberry 2-4

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April 13

Tennis (M) vs. Tusculum 1-6

Tennis (W) vs. Tusculum 0-7

Baseball @ Newberry 5-9

Lacrosse (M) vs. QUEENS 13-12

Softball @ Mars Hill 1-9

Softball @ Mars Hill 8-3

Baseball @ Newberry 2-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. YOUNG HARRIS 19-16

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April 14

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Camden CC)

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April 15

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Camden CC)

Tennis (M) @ Wingate (SAC Tournament Quarterfinals) 0-4

Lacrosse (W) @ Chowan 18-6

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April 16

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Camden CC) 9th of 11

Tennis (W) @ Tusculum (SAC Tournament - Quarterfinals) 1-4

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 4-3

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April 17

Softball vs. NEWBERRY 10-12

Softball vs. NEWBERRY 2-5

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 9-6

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April 18

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-6th;W-8th

Lacrosse (W) vs. Tusculum 16-6

Lacrosse (M) vs. Tusculum 10-11

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April 22

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5-8

Softball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 1-3

Baseball @ USC Aiken 8-4

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April 23

Lacrosse (W) vs, WINGATE (SAC Tournament -1st Round) 9-11

Baseball @ Winston-Salem St. 9-2

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April 26

Lacrosse (M) vs. Queens (SAC Tournament - Semifinals) 7 p.m.

Baseball vs. Tusculum (SAC Tournament) 7:30 p.m.

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April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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