Women’s Basketball Pulls Away from Scots

Credit: Erin Cassell
Credit: Erin Cassell

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. - The Sewanee women's basketball team spoils Covenant's home opener on Tuesday night from the Barnes P.E. Center, as the Tigers defeated the Scots, 67-55.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Sewanee (3-3) 67, Covenant (1-3) 55
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-Sewanee used a 12-2 advantage to start the contest, as the Tigers started the game with an 8-of-12 advantage from the field.

-The Tigers were stopped by the Scots in the second stanza, as the home team posted a 7-of-16 performance from the field and outscoring Sewanee, 16-9. However, thanks to a last-second layup by Kinsley Logan, the Tigers reclaimed the lead, 28-26, at the break.

-The Tigers went to work in the second half, especially in the fourth quarter. The Tigers outscored the Scots, 21-12 in the fourth stanza thanks to a 14-1 run in the first five-plus minutes of the quarter.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Kinsley Logan posted 22 points on 7-of-16 shooting, adding four steals and three assists.

-Ellie Treanton nearly missed a double-double with 10 rebounds and nine points.

-Abby Young recorded 10 points and five boards, while Raquel Waller posted eight points and four steals.

COVENANT KEY STATISTICS
-Cosette Kirsch scored 13 points to lead the Scots, while Rachel Thomas scored 11 points off the bench.

-Ruthie Moore posted nine rebounds and six dimes.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will have a week off before tangling with the Eagles of Emory University inside Juhan Gymnasium on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 5 p.m.

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