Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball falls in final minute at LR

HICKORY, NC -- Lenoir-Rhyne rallied from a 38-31 halftime deficit and defeated visiting Catawba 81-77 in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday night at Shuford Gym. The win give the Bears sole possession of second place in the league as it improves LR to 11-9 overall and 6-2 in the SAC. Catawba falls to 13-8 and 5-3. After erasing the seven-point halftime deficit, the Bears needed a three-point play by Crystal Clary (Hampton, VA) with 16 seconds left to earn the win. The basket gave LR a 79-77 lead. The Lady Indians would turn the ball over on their next possessions and the Bears hit a pair of free throws with five seconds remaining for the final margin. Catawba jumped out of the gate and scored the game’s first eight points. The Lady Indians would lead by as many as 10, but LR would rally to lead 27-26 with three minutes to go in the initial half. Catawba would connect on three-pointers on its next three possessions to go back up 35-29 and led 38-31 at the break. The Bears hit on just 29/7% in the opening half, but would hit on 66.7% (22-of-33) in the final half. LR went on a 9-2 run to open the final half to tie the score at 40-40 with 17:04 left. The Bears would go on to built a 59-51 edge with 10:45 remaining. Catawba would eventually tie the score at 64-64 with 6:37 left on two free throws by Aisha Stewart (Topeka, KS). Isiaette Darden (Wilson, NC) would tie the score again at 72-72 on free throws with 2:10 left then put the Lady Indians on top at 75-74 on a three-pointer with 1:44 to go. Clary and Danyel Locklear (Pembroke, NC) would trade baskets to set up Clary’s game-winning basket which came on a putback. Darden led all scorers with 22 points off the bench for Catawba. She connected on 6-of-8 three-pointers. Locklear added 19 points and Stewart 17. Kim Small (Greensboro, NC) paced LR with 17 points, while Shea Blacknell (Chapel Hill, NC) had 14. Shannon Jones (Warrenton, NC) pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds. #####

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October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

2
October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

3
October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

4
October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

5
October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

6
October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

7
October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

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October 9

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

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October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

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October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

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October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

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October 16

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

18
October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

19
October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

20
October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

21
October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

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October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

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October 25

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

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October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

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October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

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October 31

Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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