LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Sewanee women's basketball team suffered a 67-61 defeat at Covenant Wednesday night.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Covenant (1-3) 67, Sewanee (5-4) 61
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-After a back-and-forth opening quarter, the Tigers struggled from the field in the second period. Sewanee only connected on four field goals, one 3-pointer.
-Covenant used a 9-2 run for nearly six minutes to take a 31-25 lead into the locker room.
-In the second half, Sewanee got the deficit as low as four points, but the Scots held on for the victory.
SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Lakeisha Phillips recorded her first career double-double with a career performance, scoring a game-high 19 and grabbing 11 boards.
COVENANT KEY STATISTICS
-Joanna Smith led the Scots with 11 points.
Sewanee's three-game road skid concludes Saturday in the Southern Athletic Association opener at Centre.