HARRISONBURG, Va. (1/9/10) â€“ Jasmine Wood scored all of her team-high 15 points in the second half to rally Guilford College to a 60-53 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) basketball win at previously unbeaten Eastern Mennonite Saturday.
Wood, who also made nine steals, paced four Quakers in double-figure scoring and helped Guilford (7-5, 4-3 ODAC) to its fifth win in seven games. The Royals, who led by 13 in the first half and by four at halftime, drop to 10-1 (6-1 ODAC).
Wood, a senior point guard, entered the game with one three-pointer in 84 career games. She made back-to-back trifectas during a 13-2 Quakersâ€™ run to start the second half. Lauren LeFeversâ€™ three-pointer at the 11:34 mark capped the spurt and opened a 36-27 lead.
Danielle Scottâ€™s three-pointer drew the Royals to within 45-42 with 5:01 left in the game, but Guilford rattled off the next seven points. Woodâ€™s layup following her eighth steal of the game gave the Quakers a 52-42 edge with 3:33 remaining.
Wood missed Bari Nixonâ€™s â€™97 school steals record by one and had the Quakersâ€™ most thefts since 1999. She also had six boards and five assists. Guilford senior Alexa Williams notched her third double-double of the year with 13 points and a game-high 10 boards. Sophomore Alexandria Miles added 12 points and nine boards as the Quakers outrebounded the Royals, 46-35. Guilfordâ€™s Jazlyn Gibbs(Southeast Guilford) finished with 11 points and matched her career high with seven boards.
Brittany Snyder paced Eastern Mennonite with 21 points off the bench, thanks in part to a game-high four three-pointers. Scott tallied 12 points and four rebounds.
Guilford hosts league-rival Rando