20th Ranked Trojans Put Away Lincoln Memorial in Waning Seconds to win 18th Straight Game

20th Ranked Trojans Put Away Lincoln Memorial in Waning Seconds to win 18th Straight Game

HARROGATE, TENN. – Despite getting the Railsplitters best effort, the Anderson University women's basketball team was able to tough out the final 30 seconds to win the road game, 66-63, over South Atlantic Conference opponent Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday evening at Tex Turner Arena.

With the victory, the Trojans move to 20-2 overall and 14-0 in SAC play while the Railsplitters fall to 12-9 overall and 8-6 in conference action.

KEY STATS

  • The Trojans made one more shot from both the field (25 to 24) and behind the arc (5 to 4) than LMU.
  • Anderson was slightly edged on the boards by the Railsplitters, 41-38
  • The Black and Gold grabbed two offensive rebounds and was awarded a defensive team rebound in the final 30 seconds of the game

 NOTES

-Junior Alexy Mollenhauer led all scorers with a game-high 22 points and a  game-high nine rebounds. Mollenhauer shot 6-of-6 from the free throw line and was credited with five assists
-Senior Ace Easter netted 18 points on 7-of-12 shooting. Easter pulled down five rebounds while dishing out two assists
-Junior Cassie Ketchum drained her only two free throw attempts in the final seconds to help put LMU away
-Junior Madison Baggett ripped down seven rebounds recording one of her two offensive rebounds in the final 25 seconds of the game
-LMU placed three players in double digit scoring with Shaquille Rombley scoring 21 points and Khalil Johnson and Maggie Jachimczuk both chipping in 12 points each
-The Trojans have matched the 2014-15 team with their 18 game win streak. Tying the longest in Anderson history, since joining the SAC in 2010.

UP NEXT

Anderson remains on the road when it faces off with SAC opponent Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 pm.

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