Volleyball

Volleyball wins two in Adidas Invitational action

SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba College won both of its matches in second day action at the Adidas Invitational Volleyball Tournament held at Goodman Gym. Catawba outlasted Slippery Rock in five games on Saturday morning and defeated NC Central in three games in the afternoon. Catawba now stands at 8-13 on the year. Catawba's Rachel LaRoche (Wilmington, DE) and freshman Hope Miller (Newton, NC) were named to the all-tournament team. The Lady Indians rallied from 2-1 down against Slippery Rock, winning by the scores of 24-30, 30-28, 24-30, 30-21 and 15-11. LaRoche delivered 21 kills in the match, while Miller chipped in with 17 and had 23 digs. Megan Bowman (Hagerstown, MD) also had 23 digs, while Lettie Wilkes (Williamsport, MD) had 57 assists and added four aces. Freshman Elizabeth Hewitt (Hickory, NC) had five aces and added nine kills, seven digs and four blocks. Miller had a team-leading 10 kills and added 11 digs in the three game sweep of NC Central. Catawba won by the scores of 30-18, 30-18 and 30-19. Wilkes had a season-high six aces in the win and added 13 assists and five digs. Tournament scores Wingate d. Tusculum (30-28, 30-25, 30-32, 30-27) Catawba d. Slippery Rock (24-30, 30-28, 24-30, 30-21, 15-11) Armstrong d. Converse (30-17, 30-23, 30-23) Wingate d. Pfeiffer (30-19, 30-14, 28-30, 30-18) Slippery Rock d. Converse (30-18, 35-37, 30-26, 30-27) Catawba d. NC Central (30-18, 30-18, 30-19) NC Central d. Pfeiffer (20-30, 30-28, 32-30, 32-30) Armstrong Atlantic d. Tusculum (30-20, 30-25, 30-25) All-Tournament Team Sara Haynes, Armstrong (MVP) Hope Miller, Catawba Rachel LaRoche, Catawba Stephanie Poole, Wingate Michele Ida, Slippery Rock Mandi Blackburn, NC Central Catawba Leaders (vs. Slippery Rock) Kills: Rachel LaRoche 21, Hope Miller 17, Talita McCain 11 Digs: Megan Bowman 23, Miller 23 Blocks: Hewitt 0-4/4, McCain 0-2/2, Lettie Wilkes 0-2/2 Assists: Wilkes 57 Aces: Hewitt 5, Wilkes 4, Miller 1 Catawba Leaders (vs. NC Central) Kills: Hope Miller 10, Elizabeth Hewitt 9, Rachel LaRoche 8 Digs: Miller 11, Meredith Jones 8, Talita McCain 7 Blocks: Christina Perkinson 0-3/3, Hewitt 0-2/2 Assists: Meredith Jones 20, Lettie Wilkes 13 Aces: Wilkes 6, Betsi O'Shields 2 Attendance: 364 #######

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December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

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Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

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Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

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Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

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Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

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