Basketball (M)

Hot shooting second half propels Men's Basketball to win over CN

SALISBURY, NC Ė Catawba College overcame an 11-point first half deficit and rallied to defeat visiting Carson-Newman 71-69 in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Indians survived two Carson-Newman three-point tries in the final 10 seconds to record the win. Catawba improves to 7-13 overall and 2-5 in the SAC, while the Eagles fall to 9-9 and 2-5. After shooting just 29.4% in the opening half, Catawba scorched the nets in the final half, hitting on 18-of-27 shots (66.7%). The Tribe also canned 6-of-10 three-point tries, while the Eagles cooled off from a 48% opening half to hit just 34% in the final half. Catawba scored the final six points of the first half and trailed 34-29 at the break. The Indians would score the opening five points of the final half to tie the score at 34-34 with 17:34 left. Catawba would take the lead at 40-38 with 14:38 left after consecutive layups by Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND). The Indians would lead by as many as five, the last time at 57-52 with 6:16 to go. Eagle Ishmail Simmons (Atlanta, GA) connected on a pair of three-pointers around a pair of free throws by Todd Lucas (Eustis, FL) to give Carson-Newman a 60-59 lead with 4:40 left. Brian Frasier (Martinsville, VA) answered with a three-pointer for Catawba to put the Indians back up 62-60 at the 3:48 mark. Terell Turner (Ft. Payne, AL) hit a pair of jumpers and Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) scored for Catawba to leave the score knotted at 64-64 with 2:31 remaining. Magnusson would put the Indians up for good on a jumper from the free throw line with 2:12 to go and Wooldridge had a layup with 1:23 left for a 68-64 lead. Simmons added another three-pointer with 1:11 remaining to cut the Tribe lead to 68-67, but freshman Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) connected on a three of his own with 48 ticks left for a 71-67 Catawba lead. Braun Dabbs (Greeneville, TN) hit a pair of free throws with 26 seconds remaining to trim the Eagle deficit to 71-69. Catawba would turn the ball back over to CN with 22 seconds left to set up the Eaglesí final two shots. Dabbs missed from the top of the key, but the rebound was lost out of bounds by Catawba with 9.5 seconds left. Simmons would have one final look for a three-pointer from the baseline, but it was just long and time expired on the rebound. Magnusson led four Catawba double-figure scorers with 15 points and added six rebounds. Frasier totaled 14 points, while Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, NC) had 12 points and eight rebounds. Marcus Reddick (Salisbury, NC) added 10 points off the bench. Lucas scored 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Carson-Newman. Simmons had 14 points, while Dabbs added 11 and Jonathan Martin (Knoxville, TN) had 10. #####

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September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 0-3

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 1-3

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September 3

Cross Country CHICK-FIL-A XC INVITATIONAL M-3rd;W-3rd

Volleyball vs. Augusta 3-1

Football @ West Georgia 3-23

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 1-3

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September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 2-4

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September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 2-3

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September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

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September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 2-1

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September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 2-3

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September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 2-2

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 17-23

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September 12

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

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September 13

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

14
September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2-1

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September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop/adidas Invitational W-2nd;M-3rd

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 40-20

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-3

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

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September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

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September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-4

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

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September 21

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

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September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 6-3

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September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 3-1

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September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

Football @ Wingate 48-26

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 4-0

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 5-1

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September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 17th of 18

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September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 

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September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC) 

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September 28

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 2 p.m.

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Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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