from Bob Lowe, Guilford College Sports Information
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Freshman Kristen Roberts(Southeast Guilford High School)
scored a game-high 22 points in Guilford College’s 62-55 Old Dominion Athletic Conference
(ODAC) win over visiting Hollins University on Sunday afternoon.
The Quakers, ranked 19th in the current D3hoops.com national poll,
improved to 5-0 and 2-0 in conference play. HU dropped to 2-3 and 0-2
in the ODAC.
Roberts was 8-of-18 shooting and made four three-point baskets in the
contest. Senior Miracle Walters notched a double-double with 12 points
(6-9 shooting) and and a game-high 11 rebounds. Freshman Carisma Lynn
had nine points and a game-best five assists for the Quakers.
Hollins made the game’s first two baskets. Roberts later made two free
throws to five the home club a 6-4 edge with 5:37 remaining in the
opening quarter. Guilford, which led 18-8 after the first period,
never trailed again.
The Quakers had a 37-25 advantage at halftime. GC held its biggest
lead (33-14) after a Walters layup with 4:16 left in the half.
In the third stanza, Guilford outscored the visitors 12-11. Hollins
stayed close in the final quarter and cut the deficit to four points
(55-51) following a layup by Brianna Lohmann with 2:30 remaining in
regulation. GC went on a 7-4 run to close the game and remain perfect
for the year.
Guilford shot 41-percent (23-56) to HU’s 21-61 (34-percent). Hollins
committed 14 turnovers and forced 17 Quaker miscues. Guilford won the
battle of the boards, 42-37.
Yasmine Taylor paced Hollins with 14 pints and 10 boards. She was
5-of-9 from the field. Teammate Kayla Surles contributed 12 points and
four assists for the visitors.
The Quakers host ODAC rival Roanoke on Wednesday (12/4). Game time is 7 p.m.