Trojans Overcome Slow Start to Defeat Lenoir-Rhyne; 70-59

Trojans Overcome Slow Start to Defeat Lenoir-Rhyne; 70-59

Anderson, S.C – Anderson University women's basketball overcame a slow start to win its South Atlantic Conference matchup, 70-59, over Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday afternoon at the Abney Athletic Center.

With the victory, the Trojans move to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in conference play winning their sixth straight while the Bears drop to 6-4 overall and 2-2 in SAC action.

KEY STATS

  • The Trojans outrebounded the Bears 46-33
  • The Black and Gold shot 16-of-18 (88.9%) from the charity stripe
  • Anderson committed a season low seven miscues
  • Anderson outscored Lenoir-Rhyne 22-11 in the third period of action
  • The Bears placed two players in double-digit scoring including one double-doubles (Madeline Hardy-21 pts, 14 rbs) and (Kendall Toineeta-17 pts)
  • Anderson placed three players in double-digit scoring

SCORE BY THE PERIODS

TEAM

1ST

2ND

3RD

4TH

FINAL

ANDERSON

13

16

22

19

70

LENOIR-RHYNE

17

12

11

15

59


NOTES

  • Anderson had six players with five or more rebounds
  • Junior Alexy Mollenhauer scored a team-high 13 points while grabbing a team-high seven rebounds
  • Senior Ace Easter dropped in 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists  
  • Senior Erika Martin chipped in 10 points while ripping down six rebounds
  • Senior Madison Baggett and sophomore Taylor Hair both netted eight points and brought down six rebounds apiece

EXTRA DRIBBLE

The last time the Trojans won six straight was during the 2016-17 when they pushed their win streak to seven before losing to Catawba in the opening round of the SAC Tournament

 

UP NEXT

Anderson continues its three-game homestand when it welcomes South Atlantic Conference opponent Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday. Tip-off is slated for 6 pm.

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