Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Runs Away From Mars Hill

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SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba used a big second quarter to race away from visiting Mars Hill, posting an 87-60 victory in South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Catawba Indians stay perfect, moving to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the SAC. The Lions fall to 0-6 and 0-4.

Leading 17-16 after the first quarter, Catawba out-scored the Lions 31-12 in the second. The Lady Indians went on a 20-4 run over the final six minutes of the frame to jump out to a 48-28 bulge at the half. Catawba shot 51% in the half and held a 16-0 advantage in second-chance points.

The Lady Indians kept their comfortable margin in the second half, building the lead to 74-43 at the end of the third. Catawba got scoring from 11 different players and 12 of the 13 that played pulled down at least one rebound.

Lyrik Thorne led Catawba with 21 points and dished out five assists. Jada Davie came off the bench to score a dozen points, hitting four three-pointers. Shemya Stanback grabbed seven rebounds. Zanah Boyd posted 16 points for the Lions. De’Ja Marshall added 14 points and seven rebounds.

Catawba shot 46% for the game, helped force 27 Lion turnovers and held a 44-31 edge on the glass. The Lady Indians hit on a dozen three-pointers. Catawba finished with a 21-3 edge in second-chance points, grabbing 21 offensive rebounds.

The Lady Indians will host Coker on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

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Basketball (M) YOUNG HARRIS (Postponed) 2 p.m.

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January 3

Swimming FROSTBURG ST. (CANCELLED) 

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January 5

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 81-85

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January 8

Basketball (W) @ Tusculum 58-48

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 73-85

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January 10

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 93-87

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Basketball (W) CARSON-NEWMAN 78-83

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Basketball (W) NEWBERRY 80-44

Basketball (M) NEWBERRY 63-83

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January 19

Basketball (W) @ Coker 60-56

Basketball (M) @ Coker (Postponed)

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January 21

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Inv. (Day 1) 

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Swimming @ Chowan (Cancelled)

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Basketball (W) LINCOLN MEMORIAL noon

Basketball (M) LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

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January 26

Basketball (W) LIMESTONE 5:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) LIMESTONE 8 p.m.

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January 28

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 1)

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January 29

Track/Field @ VMI Winter Relays (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4:30 p.m.

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