Greensboro College Pride Women’s Basketball Soars Past Pfeiffer Falcons, 83-52:Katie Lewis(Southeast Guilford HS) with 18 points/Nichelle Jeffries(Northeast Guilford HS) with 11 points for the GC Pride

Posted by Press Release on January 16, 2019 at 10:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

**********”Tonight was our best all-around game of the year so far,” Greensboro head Coach Randy Tuggle(Northwest Guilford High School) said. “We shot the ball well and even played good defense.”
“I was proud of the way that everyone contributed and I hope that we are able to continue this momentum into this weekend.”**********

Pride Women Soar Past Falcons 83-52
Courtesy of Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College women’s basketball team sailed past the Falcons of Pfeiffer University Wednesday 83-52.

Pfeiffer took an 18-17 lead into the second period before Greensboro went on a 24-3 run over the first 8:31 to take a 41-21 lead.

During the run, the Pride went 11-for-14 from the field while connecting on 2-of-5 attempts from three-point range. Katie Lewis fueled the run with 11 points while A’Liyah Woods added four points.

The Falcons then scored the next five points of the period before Makayla Williams hit a layup with 21 seconds on the clock to give Greensboro a 43-26 halftime lead.

Over the final 20 minutes of action, Greensboro continued to shoot the ball well and was able to pull away for the 31-point victory.

“Tonight was our best all-around game of the year so far,” Head Coach Randy Tuggle said. “We shot the ball well and even play good defense.

“I was proud of the way that everyone contributed and I hope that we are able to continue this momentum into this weekend.”

Woods finished with 19 points, six rebounds, and six assists to lead Greensboro. Katie Lewis chipped in 18 points while Nichelle Jeffries added 11.

The Pride women will return to action Saturday when they travel to North Carolina Wesleyan College. For more information on Greensboro College women’s basketball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.


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