VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Lindsay Gauldin notched a double-double with 11 points and 15 rebounds in Guilford College’s 58-42 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) win at Virginia Wesleyan University on Wednesday night.
The Quakers improved to 11-8 and 7-7 in league play. The Marlins fell to 5-16 and 3-11 in the ODAC.
Gauldin, a sophomore, led four Quakers who reached double-digit scoring in the contest. Senior Julie Carini had a team-best 12 points on her 5-of-10 shooting. Senior Miracle Walters tallied 11 points and dished six assists for the visitors. Kristen Roberts, a freshman, came off the bench to contribute 11 points for the GC.
Guilford jumped out to a 7-0 lead to begin the game before Jessica Jennings made a three-pointer with 6:53 left in the opening quarter. The Marlins never led in the game and trailed 22-11 after one period. The halftime score was 38-22 in favor of the Quakers.
Guilford held VWU to 31-percent shooting (16-52) while making 39-percent (22-57) of its shots. GC led in rebounding (40-31) and points in the paint (40-12). The Marlins committed 24 turnovers while
forcing 19 Quaker miscues.
Mak McSweeney collected a game-best 13 points for Virginia Wesleyan. She was 4-of-12 shooting and converted three shots beyond the arc. Teammate Isis Moore netted 11 points and Sierra Coleman grabbed eight rebounds for VWU in the loss.
The Quakers return to action on Saturday (2/8) when Lynchburg visits Ragan-Brown Field House. Tip-off at 4:30 p.m for the ODAC game.