EC BASKETBALL ROUND-UP
December 15, 2013Earlham College Broadcast Sports
HANOVER, Ind. — The Earlham College men's basketball team fell 77-68 in a tight
contest at Hanover College on Saturday.
Chris Holmes led the Quakers with 28 points against the Panthers (5-2, 2-1) in the
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference affair.
Jack O'Flaherty added 16 points. Phillip Boone tossed in eight points, while Kirk
Douglas and Alonzo Genelin finished with six point each. Holmes and Genelin topped
with Quakers with five rebounds apiece.
The Quakers began the contest with seven straight points to build a 7-0 lead when
Holmes hit a pair of free throws at the 17:27 mark of the first half.
Holmes eventually gave the Quakers their largest lead at 15-7 when he drilled a
3-pointer with 14:09 left in the opening period.
Hanover answered the run and went in from 20-19 by 8:17. Holmes tied the game at
31-31 with 2:04 remaining in the half.
After leading 37-33 at the intermission, Hanover started the second half with a 21-7
run to go in front 58-40 with 12:25 left in the game.
The Quakers were able to close the gap to six points twice in the second stanza with
the last coming when Holmes hit two free throws at the 6:25 mark to make it 62-56.
From that point, the Panthers were able to maintain their advantage the rest of the
Earlham (2-6, 1-2) is at home on Tuesday against Albion College. The non-conference
game on Schuckman Court in the Athletics and Wellness Center gets underway at 7 p.m.
HANOVER, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team dropped 92-65 decision
on Saturday in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference contest at Hanover
Lexi McFarland was one of two Quakers in double digits with 15 points and she led
the squad four assists. Raven Bryant-Williams tossed in 11 points.
Kasin Spay added nine points. JaLissa Watt grabbed a team-high seven rebounds to go
with six points. Bria Sneed also finished with six points.
The Panthers (3-4, 2-1) scored the first six points of the contest before Sneed hit
a basket at the 16:38 mark to make it 6-2.
Hanover added to its lead before Spay hit a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 14-8 at
Earlham trailed by six points two more times with the last coming at 9:56 of the
opening period when Watt scored to make it 18-12.
The Panthers built a 53-25 advantage by the intermission.
The Quakers (2-5, 1-2) return to the court on Thursday against St. Mary-of-the-Woods
College at 5:30 p.m. The game is at the community center in Clinton, Ind.