Berry Downs Women’s Basketball in Sunday Matinee

Credit: Lyn Hutchinson
Credit: Lyn Hutchinson

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The Sewanee women's basketball team faltered in a Sunday Southern Athletic Association (SAA) contest to the Vikings of Berry College, 61-52, from Juhan Gymnasium.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Final Score: Berry (8-8, 2-3) 61, Sewanee (5-10, 1-4) 52
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HOW IT HAPPENED
-The Tigers were able to cut a 10-point deficit in the second quarter to a five-point setback, 28-23 at the half.

-The Vikings started the third quarter on a 15-5 run in a seven-plus minute span to push the lead to its high of 15 with 2:55 left in the period, 43-28.

-The Tigers then went on a 14-1 from that moment until the nine-minute mark of the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 44-41, the closest the Tigers would get before the visitors put the game away.

SEWANEE KEY STATISTICS
-Lakeisha Phillips dropped 13 points in 17 bench minutes thanks to a 7-of-8 mark from the charity stripe.

-Ellie Treanton led Sewanee with 14 points and added seven rebounds, while Abby Young contributed 10 points.

BERRY KEY STATISTICS
-Jana Morning led Berry with 17 points and added four rebounds.

-Madeline Sandman totaled 15 points and six rebounds.

UP NEXT
Sewanee returns to action on Tuesday night with a non-conference tilt with Wesleyan (Ga.) College. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m. from Juhan Gymnasium.

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