December 16, 2012Earlham College Broadcast Sports
RICHMOND, Ind. — A late run in the final minutes proved to be the difference on
Saturday as Anderson University defeated the Earlham College women's basketball team
The score was tied 45-45 at the 7:40 mark of the second half before the Ravens
finished the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest with a 16-10 run.
JaLissa Watt led the Quakers with 16 points, while Bria Sneed added 14 points
against the Ravens (2-6, 2-2) on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness
Watt, Emily Sells and Karmell Brown led the Quakers with four rebounds each.
Sells added five assists and four steals. Sneed also contributed four steals to go
with three assists.
Earlham started the afternoon with an 8-1 lead when Sneed hit a 3-pointer with 16:29
left in the first period.
Anderson rallied but the Quakers had an answer for each run until the Ravens were
able to tie the game at 27-27 with 1:54 remaining in the opening frame.
The Ravens were able to finish the half by hitting 3-of-4 from the free throw line
to take a 30-27 lead into the intermission.
In the second half, Anderson opened a 39-32 advantage by the 15:55 mark.
The Quakers followed with nine points in a row to take a 41-39 lead when Watts
scored with 10:49 left to play.
From that point, the game was tied three more times with the last coming at 45-45 to
set the stage for the decisive run by the Ravens.
The Quakers (1-9, 0-4) finish the 2012 portion of their schedule at home on Tuesday
against St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. The non-conference game is at 5 p.m.
RICHMOND, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team returned home on Saturday
as the Quakers fell 98-75 to Anderson University.
Joe Adams led the Quakers with 21 points in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center.
Dustin Rusk tossed in 14 points, while Jack O'Flaherty added 13 points against the
Ravens (4-4, 2-2).
Kristian Barden pulled down a game-high nine rebounds as Adams and Phillip Boone had
five rebounds each. Kevin Savage handed out five assists.
The Quakers got off to a quick start as they built a 5-0 advantage after Blake Welch
nailed a 3-pointer and Marty Broderick hit a pair of free throws by the 17:37 mark.
Anderson then scored 13 straight points to take a 13-5 lead with 15:19 left in the
From that time, the Quakers were able to cut the deficit to one point twice with the
last coming at 7:55 when Adams scored.
By intermission, the Ravens widened their margin to 48-34. They were able to
maintain the edge the rest of the way.
Earlham (1-9, 0-4) is idle until the Quakers entertain Kenyon College on Sunday,
Dec. 30. The non-conference affair gets underway at 3 p.m.