Guilford women score late to upset Bridgewater in Round One of ODAC Tournament

Posted by Andy Durham on February 24, 2011 at 9:53 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

SALEM, Va. – Freshman Gabby Oglesby’s (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor)
layup with 27 seconds left gave Guilford College a 67-66 upset of
second-seeded Bridgewater College in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference
(ODAC) Basketball Tournament quarterfinal Thursday. The Quakers meet the
winner of Thursday’s final quarterfinal between Roanoke College and Virginia
Wesleyan College Saturday (2/26) at 3:00 p.m. in the Salem Civic Center.

Oglesby’s bucket sent the seventh-seeded Quakers (15-11) into their first
ODAC Tournament semifinal since 2006 and likely ended the Eagles’ season
with a 22-4 record. The win also marked the 100th coaching victory in
Stephanie Flamini’s eight-year tenure at Guilford.

Guilford trailed, 57-45, after Emileigh Lambert’s basket with 8:05 left in
regulation. The Quakers responded as senior Lauren LeFevers (Claremont,
N.C./Bunker Hill) started and finished a 10-0 Quakers’ run with
three-pointers. Her fourth three-pointer of the game came from NBA range and
made it a 57-55 contest with 5:47 to play.

Seconds earlier, Bridgewater senior Jordan Burkholder, the ODAC’s Player of
the Year, left the game with ankle injury. She sparked the Eagles strong
second-half start with 11 of her team-high 21 points and three of her five
steals.

With Burkholder on the bench, the Quakers crept back into the game and
eventually tied it at 61-61 with 2:53 left on two Morgan King (Wilmington,
N.C./Hoggard) free throws. An Oglesby basket a minute later gave the Quakers
their first lead since the opening half. Bridgewater’s Jenny Logan answered
with a traditional three-point play at the 1:23 mark that restored a 66-65
Eagles’ edge.

The teams traded possessions before LeFevers drove the lane and found
Oglesby open underneath for the easy go-ahead basket. The hobbled Burkholder
returned to the game following a Bridgewater timeout with 20 ticks left, but
her runner in the lane did not fall. However, the Eagles got their
23rdoffensive rebound and called another timeout. Bianca Booker’s shot
in
traffic missed the mark and Guilford’s Logan Terry (Archdale, N.C./Trinity)
secured the rebound as time expired.

Guilford’s King led all scorers with a career-high 22 points and added a
game-best 12 boards for her team-leading sixth double-double. LeFevers added
12 points on four-of-six shooting from three-point land. After shooting 33
percent from the floor in the first half, Guilford shot 58.3 percent in the
second half.

Burkholder paced the Eagles with 21 points, eight rebounds five assists and
five steals. Jessica Mullen added 15 points and Logan finished with 11.
Guilford limited Bridgewater to 32.4 percent field-goal shooting, its
second-lowest figure of the season.

Guilford vs Bridgewater
02/24/11 6:00 p.m. at Salem, VA – Salem Civic Center
At Salem, VA – Salem Civic Center
GUILFORD 67, BRIDGEWATER 66
GUILFORD (15-11)
KING, Morgan 7-10 8-9 22; OGLESBY, Gabby 7-11 2-2 16; LeFEVERS, Lauren 4-7
0-0 12; TERRY, Logan 2-6 3-3 8; ATWATER, Brittany 2-5 0-0 4; ADAMS, Kayla
1-4 0-0 3; GIBBS, Jazlyn 1-10 0-0 2; BARKER, Shelly 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-54
13-14 67.
BRIDGEWATER (22-4)
BURKHOLDER, Jordan 7-18 6-7 21; MULLEN, Jessica 5-15 3-4 15; LOGAN, Jenny
3-8 5-5 11; BOOKER, Bianca 3-7 1-2 7; LAMBERT, Emileigh 3-10 0-0 6; MORGAN,
Holly 1-6 0-1 3; BOEREN, Sarah 0-1 3-4 3; HOTTINGER, Katelynn 0-2 0-0 0;
REIFSNIDER, Rebecca 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 22-68 18-23 66.
Guilford…………………. 29 38 – 67
Bridgewater………………. 31 35 – 66
3-point goals–Guilford 6-18 (LeFEVERS, Lauren 4-6; ADAMS, Kayla 1-4; TERRY,
Logan 1-2; GIBBS, Jazlyn 0-5; ATWATER, Brittany 0-1), Bridgewater 4-18
(MULLEN, Jessica 2-6; MORGAN, Holly 1-5; BURKHOLDER, Jordan 1-6; LOGAN,
Jenny 0-1). Fouled out–Guilford-ATWATER, Brittany, Bridgewater-None.
Rebounds–Guilford 34 (KING, Morgan 12), Bridgewater 44 (BURKHOLDER, Jordan
8). Assists–Guilford 12 (ATWATER, Brittany 4), Bridgewater 12 (BURKHOLDER,
Jordan 5). Total fouls–Guilford 16, Bridgewater 14. Technical
fouls–Guilford-None, Bridgewater-None. A-369
ODAC Women’s Basketball Tournament
Quarterfinal No.3

Dave Walters
Guilford College Athletics


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