Basketball (W)

Women's Basketball Opens With Win Over Mount Olive

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HICKORY, N.C. -- Catawba canned a dozen three-pointers and pushed past Mount Olive to post a 94-81 win in women’s basketball action on Friday afternoon at Shuford Gym. It was the opener for both teams in games hosted by Lenoir-Rhyne at the SAC/CC Challenge.

Freshman Taisha DeShazo led the Catawba Indians with 23 points. She went 7-of-11 from the field with a trio of three-pointers and was perfect on six shots at the line. Seniors Marshauna Butler and Serena Brown each added 16 points with Brown handing out nine assists. Elizabeth Webb joined DeShazo and Brown by hitting on three three-pointers. Brianna Hodges also reached double figures with 11 points.

Mount Olive took an early 9-4 edge, but the Lady Indians rallied to lead 20-19 after a quarter. The Trojans scored the first seven points of the second quarter before Catawba again regrouped. Webb hit a pair of three-pointers, including one with 20 seconds left to give the Lady Indians a 36-32 edge at the break

The third quarter mirrored the first two with Mount Olive surging early. An 8-0 run was capped by a layup from Jada Bacchus for a 40-36 lead. The Lady Indians responded with a 15-6 run to lead 51-46 after DeShazo’s three-pointer with 5:46 to go in the quarter. Catawba took a 62-57 lead into the final 10 minutes.

Catawba’s first four baskets of the second half all came from long range. Brown opened the final quarter with a triple and was followed by Morgan Franklin, DeShazo and Butler as the lead grew to 74-62 with 6:24 remaining. Mount Olive never responded and the Lady Indians pushed the edge to as many as 17 in the closing minutes.

Felicity Havens tossed in 29 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Trojans. Ni’Ya Styles added 13 points, while Bacchus scored 11. Mount Olive shot 46%, but connected on five fewer three-pointers and four less free throws. Catawba also helped cause 21 turnovers, while committing just 12.

Catawba returns to the court on Saturday, taking on Barton at 4:30 pm.

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April 3

Golf (M) @ Tennessee River Rumble - Day 1 (Tennessee National GC)

Softball @ Newberry 5-2

Tennis (W) @ JC Smith 9-0

Tennis (M) @ JC Smith 8-1

Softball @ Newberry 3-5

Lacrosse (M) vs. MARS HILL 11-9

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April 4

Golf (M) @ Tennessee Rumble - Day 2 (Tennessee National GC) 10th of 16

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-6

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 4-5

Baseball vs. North Greenville (Flour Field) 5-6

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April 6

Tennis (W) vs. MARS HILL 9-0

Tennis (M) vs. MARS HILL 8-1

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 18-12

Lacrosse (M) vs. LIMESTONE 11-12

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April 8

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Cobbs Glen GC)

Softball @ Anderson 1-2

Softball @ Anderson 0-4

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

Baseball vs. NEWBERRY 8-6

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April 9

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Cobbs Glen GC)

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April 10

Golf (M) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Cobbs Glen GC) 10th of 11

Baseball vs. MOUNT OLIVE 13-9

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April 11

Softball vs WINGATE 3-4

Tennis (M) @ Coker 1-8

Tennis (W) @ Coker 4-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 9-14

Softball vs WINGATE 2-4

Lacrosse (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 11-20

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April 12

Tennis (M) vs. SHAW 5-4

Tennis (W) vs. SHAW 7-2

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April 13

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3-6

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April 14

Track/Field @ Phoenix Invitational

Football Spring Blue/White Game

Lacrosse (M) @ Queens 10-18

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 8-9

Lacrosse (W) @ Queens 10-16

Baseball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 13-12

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April 15

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 1 (Woodcreek CC)

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 2 p.m.

Softball vs LANDER, ccd. 4 p.m.

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April 16

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 2 (Woodcreek CC)

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April 17

Golf (W) @ SAC Championships - Day 3 (Woodcreek CC) 9th of 11

Softball @ Coker 2-3

Softball @ Coker 1-4

Baseball vs. BARTON 16-10

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April 19

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 1)

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April 20

Track/Field @ SAC Outdoor Championships (Day 2) M-9th; W-10th

Baseball @ Wingate 2-8

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April 21

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 0-5

Softball vs CARSON-NEWMAN 3-2

Baseball @ Wingate 9-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. TUSCULUM 13-11

Baseball @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. TUSCULUM 7 p.m.

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April 24

Lacrosse (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) vs. LINCOLM MEMORIAL (SAC Tourn. - 1st Round) 4 p.m.

Baseball vs. UNC PEMBROKE 5 p.m.

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April 26

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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April 27

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Softball @ SAC Tournament

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April 28

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Softball @ SAC Tournament

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April 29

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

Lacrosse (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Lacrosse (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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April 30

Baseball @ SAC Tournament

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