Women’s Basketball Unable to Hold Off Oglethorpe’s Second Half Rally

Women’s Basketball Unable to Hold Off Oglethorpe’s Second Half Rally

Women's Basketball Unable to Hold Off Oglethorpe's Second Half Rally

SEWANEE, Tenn. - Sewanee's Bella Taylor passed Kim Fauls Parlett for third all-time in scoring, but it was not enough. The Tigers, despite a first quarter lead of 21-9, fell to the Stormy Petrels of Oglethorpe, 69-56, Sunday afternoon inside Juhan Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Oglethorpe (19-5, 10-3) 69, Sewanee (9-15, 3-10) 56
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee limited the visitors to 3-of-13 from the floor as they sprinted out to a 21-9 lead after 10 minutes of play. Sewanee shot 7-of-13 from the field.

-Oglethorpe responded in the second quarter, but it was the Tigers who took a 33-27 halftime lead.

-The Petrels took their first lead of the game with less than 30 seconds left in the third quarter and never gave the Tigers the lead back. OU used a 23-13 third period and a 42-23 second half to seal the victory.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-With two successful free throws with 1:35 left in the first quarter, senior Bella Taylor surpassed Kim Fauls Parlett (C'97) for third all-time on the Sewanee Women's Basketball scoring list. Finishing with 13 on the afternoon, the Sparta, Tenn. native has 1,569 for her career, and she needs 21 to surpass Sophie Brawner for second all-time.

-Sue Kim, with seven assists on Sunday, is inside single digits of tying Kayla Goodwin (C'02) for the most assists in school history. Currently with 365, she needs just six more to tie Goodwin.

-Kinsley Logan finished the game with 11 points, while Ellie Treanton added six points and nine boards.

-Katie Roth drained three triples for nine points off the bench.

OGLETHORPE KEY STATISTICS
-Lauren Ransom finished 12-of-16 from the floor and collected a double-double with 30 points and 13 rebounds.

UP NEXT
The regular season concludes on Saturday as Sewanee takes on Centre for Senior Day. Tip is scheduled for 1 p.m.

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