College women’s basketball final: Guilford 62, Virginia Wesleyan 49

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Miracle Walters and Lauren Ramsey each had a game-best 18 points as Guilford College won at Virginia Wesleyan College, 62-49, on Saturday afternoon. The Quakers improved to 2-0 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference and 5-1 overall. The Marlins dropped to 3-5 and 0-2 in league play.

Walters was 7-9 shooting and Ramsey made 9-10 free throws and grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds in the win. Julie Carini added 12 points for the visitors.

Guilford, which never trailed in the game, led 25-23 at halftime.

Both teams shot 19-53 from the field (36-percent) in the contest. The Quakers were 22-29 from the free throw line. Virginia Wesleyan converted four of its eight attempts from the charity stripe. GC committed 10 turnovers to VWC’s 21. Guilford led in points off turnovers, 24-8.

The Marlins led in three-point baskets (7-2) and rebounds (40-36). Amanda Gerni was the lone Marlin to tally in double digits for VWC. She had 16 points (6-11 shooting) and pulled down nine rebounds for the home club.

Guilford plays at William Peace University on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.

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