GALLATIN, Tenn. - Sewanee women's basketball earned a road win for the first time in 2017-18, as the Tigers defeated the Flames of Welch College, 77-60, Tuesday night.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (5-8) 77, Welch 60
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-After overcoming a slow start, Sewanee downed Welch in the opening quarter, 21-11 after the first 10 minutes.
-Sewanee pushed the lead to 44-28 at halftime thanks to a 16-of-30 performance from the field in the half, good for 53 percent.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Hannah McCormack led all scorers with 24 points on 10-of-19 shooting. The senior, closing in on 1,000 points in her career, is 142 away from joining Bella Taylor in the 1,000-point club. She also collected five rebounds and had three steals.
-Bella Taylor contributed 17 points, with five boards and assists each.
-Allison Hitchcock collected 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting.
-Off the bench, Katie Roth assisted on four shots and earned three boards.
-The Tigers, as a team, shot 30-of-60 from the floor, good for 50 percent in the contest.
WELCH KEY STATISTICS
-Karlee Alberty dropped 17 points, while Caitlyn Braxton scored 16 and collected 10 rebounds.
The Tigers' five-game road swing continues this weekend with Oglethorpe on Friday night. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. CT.