Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Improves to 9-0 For First Time in School History

Daytona Beach, FL -- The Catawba women's basketball team made history Monday night as they advanced to 9-0 on the season after a win over Embry-Riddle (5-5, 3-1 SSC) 82-74. The win breaks the previous record of an 8-0 start to a season in 1998-99.

The Indians got out to a 9 point lead after the first quarter of the contest. The second period saw the Eagles close the gap as they out-scored Catawba 26-20. Taisha DeShazo scored 9 of her 20 points in the first half, while Lyrik Thorne scored 6 of her 14 in the half.

Eleven different Catawba players scored in the first half as the Indians showed off their depth early. Catawba shot 38% from the floor in the half while also going 6-7 from the foul line.

Sarah Jones was the high scorer for Embry-Riddle scoring 23 points, with 14 coming in the first half. For the game Jones shot 50% from the floor as well as from behind the arc.

The third quarter saw both offenses struggle as the Eagles scored just 5 points. The Indians would score 15 points in the period to extend their advantage to 13 heading into the fourth quarter.

The Eagles' comeback came up short as they out-scored Catawba 27-22 in the final period, but it wouldn't be enough as the Indians held on to get the victory.

Shemya Stanbeck came through with a big game scoring 13 points and grabbing 9 rebounds. Junior Anna Gardner put up 8 points while going 3-4 from the floor.

The Indians bench came through once again in this one as they out-scored Embry-Riddle's bench 35-14. Catawba also dominated the paint by scoring 42 points while the Eagles scored 28.

Catawba will take on UNC-Wilmington in an exhibition game this Thursday in Myrtle Beach, SC. The game is scheduled for 8 pm. They will get back into conference play January 2nd when they host Wingate.

Box Score

Today's Events

No events are scheduled today


«March 2020»
March 1

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships (Day 2) M-5th;W-6th

Swimming @ ECAC Championships (Day 3) M-10th;W-11th

Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 6-1

Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARYVILLE 11-10

March 2

Golf (M) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

March 3

Golf (M) in RENDLEMAN INV. - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 2nd of 9

March 4

Softball vs. WINGATE 2-3

Lacrosse (W) vs. LIMESTONE 5-17

Softball vs. WINGATE 2-7

Basketball (W) @ Newberry (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 56-47

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY (SAC Tournament - 1st Round) 89-87

March 6

Lacrosse (W) @ Young Harris 11-16

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 2-4

March 7

Tennis (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 2-5

Tennis (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 13-4

Basketball (W) v. Anderson (SAC Tournament - Semifinal) 71-75

Softball vs. BLOOMSBURG 1-4

Softball vs. BLOOMSBURG 7-9

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 19-4

Baseball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5-4

Basketball (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal) 95-104

March 8

Softball @ Limestone 3-2

Softball @ Limestone 2-1

March 10

Baseball v. Ohio Dominican (Fleming Field) 17-0

March 11

Baseball v. California,PA (Fleming Field) 14-11

Tennis (M) vs. WINGATE 2-5

Tennis (W) vs. WINGATE 0-7

Lacrosse (M) vs. ASSUMPTION 12-9


Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.


Lacrosse (M) Team Photo