Women's Basketball Falls in Fourth Quarter to Wesley

Women's Basketball Falls in Fourth Quarter to Wesley

By Tatiana Monsen

DOVER, Del.—The Southern Virginia University women's basketball team fell 83-74 in a close matchup against Capital Athletic Conference opponent Wesley College.

The Knights (3-14, 0-10 CAC) held on to a 10-point lead after the first quarter and kept the lead until the seventh minute in the fourth period when Wesley (7-10, 3-7 CAC) went on a 10-0 run. The Wolverines dominated the final minutes of the game, keeping the Knights to 10 points and 25% shooting from the field.

Despite the loss, two Knights recorded career highs. Kimberly Eads came off the bench and scored a career-high 22 points, including 10 from the line. Kelsey Johnson added her season-high 20 points and brought down 14 rebounds.

Southern Virginia shot 47.3% from the field and held Wesley to 39.4% and a low 16% from behind the arc.

The Knights travel to the University of Mary Washington on Wednesday, January 25. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. in Fredericksburg, Virginia.