November 9, 2019
Women's Basketball Gets Win Number Two 77-58
Newberry, SC -- The Catawba women's basketball team (2-0) took care of business tonight as they defeated Erskine (0-2) 77-58. Talia Barnes and Lauren Ford led the Indians with 14 points each.
Catawba got out to a 25-15 lead after the first quarter. The Indians would have the lead for all but 19 seconds of the game. After a solid second quarter for Erskine, Catawba would pull away in the second half to secure the win.
The Indians shot 44% from the floor on the game while going 80% from the free throw line. Catawba also won the battle in the paint by out-scoring Erskine 34-10. The Indians had 16 fast break points to Erskine's 0 on the night.
Ford and Barnes had great nights from the floor, as Ford would shoot 5-10 while Barnes went 7-9. Ford also had 4 three pointers and 5 rebounds.
Catawba will travel to Fayetteville State on November 16 for a 2 pm non-conference match-up.
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