Women’s Basketball Defeats Meredith On Senior Day
from Wes Gullett, Greensboro College Sports Information Director
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College women’s basketball topped the Angels of Meredith College on senior day Sunday, 60-48.
Prior to the start of the game, Greensboro recognized seniors Leea Parker, Kylee Barry, Shamara Richardson, Kamerin Williams and Domonique McCoy.
Meredith took a 6-2 lead four minutes into the opening period before Greensboro used a 7-0 run that lasted three minutes to take a three-point lead of their own. Gregory scored the first four points of the run before Barry connected from long range.
Following the Greensboro, Meredith was able to take a 17-12 lead into the second period, following an 11-3 run.
The Angles then held a six-point advantage halfway through the second period before Greensboro took a 28-23 lead into the break, following an 11-0 spurt that lasted 4:52. Leea Parker got the run started for the Pride with a long three-pointer before Gregory capped it off with her fourth basket of the game.
Over the first seven minutes of the third period, Greensboro began to pull away and went on to take their largest lead of the game at 42-27 following a jumper by Sabria Joseph.
After Greensboro mounted the run to take the 15-point lead, they did not look back and was able to secure the victory.
“Today was a great way to sort of send the seniors off, even though we still have a home game left,” Head Coach Randy Tuggle said. “All the seniors got to play today and they gave it their all, but we still have a few games left and we are still working towards our end goals.
Gregory finished with a game-high 15 points, while Lewis had nine points. Lauren Jenkins finished the game with 11 rebounds.
The Pride women will return to action at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when they host the Spirits of Salem College. For more information on Greensboro College women’s basketball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.