ATLANTA - The Sewanee women's basketball team fell to the defending Southern Athletic Association Tournament Champions in Oglethorpe, 73-48, Sunday afternoon at the Dorough Field House.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Oglethorpe (13-3, 4-1) 73, Sewanee (7-9, 1-4) 48
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee attempted to keep up with Oglethorpe in the first quarter. However, leading 8-7 with 6:41 left in the opening quarter, the Petrels used a 12-2 run in about a 3:30 span to push the lead to 10 points, 20-10.
-The Tigers cut the deficit to seven, but the home team got the lead back to double digits, 26-15 after one quarter.
-The second and third quarters were the story for the Petrels, outscoring the Tigers, 33-15, in the next 20 minutes.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Sue Kim led Sewanee with 12 points and four steals.
-Bella Bombassi recorded a career-best 10 boards and five dimes to go with five points.
-Katie Roth drained three triples for nine points.
OGLETHORPE KEY STATISTICS
-Savannah LeGate and Brooke Simpson scored 11 points each for the Stormy Petrels.
With one half of the two-week, four-game road swing out of the way, the Tigers will next travel to Birmingham-Southern Friday night.