Women’s Basketball Opens 2020 With 71-49 Victory Over Methodist
from Wes Gullet, Sports Information Director at Greensboro College
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College women’s basketball team defeated the Monarch of Methodist University Saturday 71-49.
Katie Lewis(Southeast Guilford High School) hit her first three shots of the game to give the Pride a 7-5 lead before Methodist outscored Greensboro 7-4 over the next 2:42 to take a 12-11 lead. However, the Pride closed out the final 2:04 of the first period on a 10-2 run to take a 21-14 lead into the second. During the run, Ashley Free and Lewis both had five points.
Greensboro was not done pulling away from the Monarchs as they used a 16-3 run over the first 7:29 of the period to establish a 20-point advantage before going into halftime with a 41-23 lead. Ashley Free once again fueled the Pride run with seven points, while Diajah Hickson added five points.
Following the break, Greensboro was able to maintain their 18-point advantage heading into the final 10 minutes of action before outscoring the Monarch 17-13 in the fourth period to secure the victory.
Lewis(Southeast Guilford High School) finished with a game-high 22 point to go along with six rebounds, two assists, and two steals. Hickson finished just shy of a triple-double as she collected 13 points, nine rebounds, and nine steals.
The Pride women will return to action Wednesday when they host the Spirits of Salem College. For more information on Greensboro College women’s basketball, continue to follow www.greensborocollegesports.com.