WEST POINT, GA - The Montreat College women's basketball team suffered a 69-39 setback against Point University on Wednesday night in Appalachian Athletic Conference action.
The Cavaliers (7-7, 4-6 AAC) found it tough to get going offensively, socring only seven points in the first period and five in the second to fall behind 38-12 at halftime. Montreat played the Skyhawks evenly throughout the second half but the deficit was too much to overcome as Point rolled to the win.
Sienna Hicks (FR/Greenville, SC), Darah DeWalt (SO/Charlotte, NC), and Katie Dillon (SO/Charlotte, NC) all scored eight points for Montreat, who shot only 33% (14-42) from the floor. The Cavaliers did hold a 35-30 rebounding advantage but were hindered by 37 turnovers.
The team will be back in action on Saturday, January 14 when they host Allen University at 2pm in McAlister Gymnasium.
MONTREAT, NC - The Montreat College women's basketball team dropped a 68-62 decision to Bluefield College on Tuesday night action in the Appalachian Athletic Conference.
The Cavaliers (6-6, 3-5 AAC) got off to a hot start and led 20-10 after the first period. The Rams responded with a late second half run and cut the Montreat lead to 28-25 at halftime. The Cavaliers hung tough throughout the third period, pushing their lead to six points but hit a cold spell offensively in the final period when the Rams went on a late 10-2 run to take the victory.
The Cavaliers will be back in action on Thursday, Janaury 5th when they travl to play Columbia College at 5:30pm.
GREENSBORO, NC - The Montreat College women's basketball team came back from the Christmas break in strong order, grabbing a 67-60 win against Greensboro College in an out-of-conference match-up.
A tightly contested first half saw the Cavaliers (6-5, 3-4 AAC) take a 30-28 lead into halftime. In the third period, the host Pride were able to cut the lead to a single point and would tie the game early in the final period. However, Montreat never trailed in the final frame and used a late 8-3 run to seal the win.
Darah DeWalt (SO/Charlotte, NC) led the Cavaliers with 21 points on 8-11 shooting and added 8 rebounds. Katie Dillon (SO/Charlotte, NC) scored 16 points while collecting 8 rebounds while Jasmine Celestin (JR/Apopka, FL)e scored 10 points with 9 rebounds. Camilla Drake (FR/Hickory, NC) led all players with 10 rebunds and helped the Cavaliers hold a 52-37 advantage on the boards.
Montreat will be back in action on Tuesday, January 3rd when they host Bluefield College at 5:30pm in McAlister Gymnasium.