SEWANEE, Tenn. - Led by Sue Kim's career-best 19 points, four Sewanee women's basketball players drop double figures in Friday night's rematch with the Lynx, as the Tigers defeat their cross-state rivals, 72-64, to begin the second half of the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) schedule.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (7-11, 2-6) 72, Rhodes (12-6, 5-3) 64
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers got out to a hot start, going on an 8-1 run in the first four minutes of the contest, but the Lynx eventually got the lead after the first quarter, 15-13.
-The home team took over in the second quarter, outscoring Rhodes, 19-9. From the field, the Tigers limited the Lynx to 3-of-9 shooting and out-rebounded the visitors, 11-7, with four offensive boards for the Purple and Gold. The good guys led 32-24 at intermission.
-Sewanee maintained the lead in the second half of the contest, making 12-of-15 from the charity stripe.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Sue Kim led the Sewanee offense with a career-best 19 points thanks to a 4-of-6 performance from beyond the arc.
-Bella Taylor dropped 16 points and added six boards and four dimes in the win.
-Hannah McCormack added 15 points and eight rebounds. At the end of tonight's contest, the senior is now 61 points away from hitting the 1,000 career point mark.
-Allison Hitchcock contributed 12 points and five rebounds.
RHODES KEY STATISTICS
-Alyssa Owens posted 18 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the Lynx.
-Up next for the Tigers will be the Warriors of Hendrix College. Tip is slated for 1 p.m. inside Juhan Gymnasium.