EARLHAM WOMEN LOSE TO KENYON
November 24, 2013Earlham College Broadcast Sports
GAMBIER, Ohio — The Earlham College women's basketball team had three players in double figures on Saturday as the Quakers dropped an 86-66 decision at Kenyon College.
Kasin Spay had a career-high 23 points to lead the Quakers. Her previous best effort was a 22-point outing against the College of Mount St. Joseph late last season.
The others in double digits were Bria Sneed with 13 and Lexi McFarland with 11.
Hannah Franklin finished with nine points and game-high eight assists. Franklin along with Jazmynne Cunningham and Maya Luney topped the Quakers with four rebounds each.
Earlham began the contest with an early run that had the Quakers leading 10-0 when Spay scored at the 17:17 mark.
Later in the first half, a 3-pointer by McFarland gave the Quakers their largest margin at 23-12 with 10:19 left.
Kenyon (2-2) fought back and eventually tied the game at 38-38 just before intermision.
In the second half, the Ladies scored the first seven points to go on top 45-38 with 18:42 remaining.
Earlham responded and Spay gave the Quakers a 46-45 advantage with 17:20 to go.
The game stayed close and Sneed put the Quakers in front 57-56 with 12:38 left in the affair.
Kenyon followed with a 12-2 run to build a 68-59 lead, which allowed the Ladies to maintain their distance the rest of the way.
The Quakers (0-3) return to action next Saturday in their home opener against Wilmington College. The non-conference contest on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center begins at 3 p.m.