Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball rolls to win over Presbyterian

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College senior forward Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) led three Lady Indians in double figures with a game-high 17 points and added eight rebounds en route to an 85-62 victory over the visiting Presbyterian College Blue Hose in South Atlantic Conference womenís basketball action at Goodman Gymnasium on Wednesday night. Catawba improves to 12-7 overall and 4-2 in the SAC, while Presbyterian falls to 6-12 overall and 2-4 in league action. The first half opened with PC taking an early 6-2 lead on a pair of three-pointers from senior guard Bonnie Werner (Kennesaw, GA). Catawba would respond with 18-4 run over the next six minutes to take a 20-10 lead at the 11:27 mark. Lady Indian senior guard Aisha Stewart (Topeka, KS) fueled the run with a pair of three-pointers. Late in the half, Catawba went on a 21-9 run to take a 41-23 lead at the half. The Lady Indians shot 53.3% from the field in the first half while holding the Blue Hose to only seven-of-30 shooting from the field for 23.3%. Stewart led the Lady Indians with nine points while Werner paced PC with six points. In the second half, Catawba pushed their lead to itís largest margin, 27 points, at 57-28 on a jumper by junior guard Ashley Cox (Richmond, VA) at the15:27 mark. The Blue Hose came alive and went on a 16-4 run over the next four minutes to cut the lead to 59-44 with 10:55 remaining keyed by seven points from sophomore center Cameron Cook (Greensboro, NC). PC would not get any closer as the Lady Indians clamped down on defense and held the Blue Hose to only 18 points the rest of the way and went on to take the 85-62 victory. Joining Locklear for Lady Indian scoring honors was Stewart with 16 points and Cox with 15 points and six assists. The Blue Hose were led by Wernerís team-high 15 points on five-of-10 shooting from beyond the arc to go along with three assists. Cook added 13 points and eight rebounds while sophomore forward Wesley Campbell (Greenville, SC) came off the bench to tie a season-high with 11 points and tied a career-high with eight rebounds. #####

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