College Women’s Basketball Final – Guilford 77, Washington and Lee 38

Posted by Press Release on January 31, 2015 at 7:51 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Lauren Ramsey (Lexington, N.C./North Davidson) led Guilford College with 15 points as the Quakers earned a Saturday afternoon Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) victory over Washington and Lee University, 77-38.

The Quakers (11-8, 5-5 ODAC) held a two-point lead mid-way through the first half before widening the lead to 12 points heading into halftime. Guilford produced an 8-0 run early in the second half to expand the lead that continued to climb throughout the period with Guilford concluding the contest with their largest lead, 39 points.

Ramsey added five rebounds and five assists to her 15-point effort. Anais Weatherly (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) notched her ninth double-double of the season, scoring 14 points on 7-of-13 shooting while pulling down 14 rebounds and adding five assists. Three other Quakers scored in double-figures, including Jennette Taylor who scored a season-high 14 points of 7-of-11 shooting. Kali Cuttaia (Eden, N.C./Morehead/Univ. of Charleston (W. Va.)) added 10 points while Miranda Martin (Winston-Salem, N.C./R.J. Reynolds) added a season-high 11 points and five rebounds off the bench.

Emily Perszyk was the lone General in double-figure scoring with 15 points, off the bench, on 5-of-11 shooting. The Generals’ (14-4, 7-3 ODAC) bench outpaced the starters offensively, 27-11.

Guilford shot 50.8 percent from the field, including 54.8 percent first-half shooting. Washington and Lee 25.9 percent for the contest after shooting 31 percent in the first half. The Generals finished the contest shooting 20 percent in the second half.

The Quakers held a decisive advantage on the glass, out-rebounding the Generals, 46-27. The Quakers held the edge over the Generals in second-chance points, 11-8, after the Generals held the advantage after one period, 8-0. Guilford held the edge inside offensively, out-scoring the Generals in the paint, 40-14. Guilford produced 24 points off of 22 Washington and Lee turnovers while the Generals produced eight points off 13 Quaker miscues.

Guilford returns to action Wednesday, traveling to Randolph College for a 7 p.m. ODAC contest.

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