SEWANEE, Tenn. - The women's basketball team of the University of the South came up short in Friday's Southern Athletic Association contest with Oglethorpe, falling to the Stormy Petrels, 77-64, inside Juhan Gymnasium.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Oglethorpe (17-6, 10-2) 77, Sewanee (9-13, 4-8) 64
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Oglethorpe used 17 first quarter points and 15 rebounds in the period to get out to a four-point lead.
-The Petrels used another strong quarter to push the lead to 36-28 going into the locker room.
-The Tigers tried to fight back in the second half, but thanks to 29 second-half chance points for the game and 26 offensive rebounds, the visitors would be triumphant in the matchup.
NUMBER 15 ALL-TIME
-After only scoring two points in just the first period, Hannah McCormack needed another bucket to make history. On Sewanee's first possession in the second period, the Knoxville, Tenn. native drained a jump shot with 9:46 left in the quarter to hit the century mark.
-She becomes the 15th women's basketball player to ink her name in the 1,000-point club, and she is the second player to do it this season, joining Bella Taylor who accomplished the feat on Dec. 29 at Wooster.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Hannah McCormack finished the contest with a game-high 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting. She also grabbed seven rebounds and three assists.
-Bella Taylor added 12 points, six boards, five dimes and three thefts in the contest.
-Sue Kim added eight points and five assists.
OGLETHORPE KEY STATISTICS
-Savannah LeGate dropped 17 points and 15 boards on Sewanee Friday night, while Taylor Dodson added 14 points.
-The Tigers' home schedule concludes on Sunday at 1 p.m. with a SAA battle with Berry.