Tigers Attempted Comeback Bid Falls Short to Warriors

Tigers Attempted Comeback Bid Falls Short to Warriors

CONWAY, Ark. - The Sewanee women's basketball team outscored the Warriors of Hendrix College 30-27 in the fourth quarter, but it was not enough as the visitors were defeated 75-66 Sunday afternoon.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Hendrix (13-5, 5-2) 75, Sewanee (6-11, 1-6) 66
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers were neck-and-neck with the Warriors to start the contest, training 18-17 after 10 minutes of action.

-The second and third quarters belonged to the home team, outscoring Sewanee 30-19, while out-rebounding the Tigers, 25-10.

-Sewanee made a fourth quarter push to cut the contest close. Trailing by 13, 66-53, with 6:30 to go, the Tigers went on a 7-0 run in about a minute's span to cut the deficit to two possessions.

-The deficit would only get as low as six in the period, as Hendrix made its free throws late to seal the contest.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Bella Taylor recorded her third 30-point game and the ninth of her career with 32 points on 11-of-24 shooting. 18 of her 32 came in the final period.

-Hannah McCormack dropped 18 points and had two steals.

HENDRIX KEY STATISTICS
-Leah Boehl and Heather Prowse each scored 15 for the Warriors. Prowse added nine boards and four assists.

UP NEXT
The second half of the SAA schedule is set to begin on Friday night, when the Tigers return home to square off with Rhodes. Tip is slated for 6 p.m.

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