EARLHAM WOMEN WIN THURSDAY
December 20, 2013Earlham College Broadcast Sports
CLINTON, Ind. — The Earlham College women's basketball team had five players in
double figures on Thursday as the Quakers won 98-88 over St. Mary-of-the-Woods
Kasin Spay led the way for the Quakers with a career-high 28 points against the
Pomeroys (6-5) in the Clinton Recreation Center.
Raven Bryant-Williams tossed in 19 points, while Maya Luney added 16 points and nine
Bria Sneed continued her quest to become the 11th player in Earlham history to reach
the 1,000-point plateau. Sneed scored 11 points to give her 944 in her career. She
also had six assists.
Jazmynne Cunningham finished with 10 points. Hannah Franklin grabbed a career-high
12 rebounds as she scored eight points.
"It is always great to be to able to go into a holiday break with a win," Earlham
Head Coach Melissa Johnson said. "Our first-half performance was not the best as we
played into their hectic and cahotic style."
"In the second half we settled down and worked the ball around and made better shot
selections," Johnson continued. "I am extremly proud of the overall effort and team
win as we have a lot of individuals contribute to our success."
The Quakers jumped out to an early 11-3 lead when Sneed scored at the 14:37 mark of
the first half. The Quakers were able to build their advantage to 21-10 when
Cunningham scored with 10:43 left in the first stanza.
The Pomeroys were able to fight back and take a 26-25 lead by the 6:08 mark. They
were able to hold on and lead 45-42 by intermission.
In the second half, the Quakers started with a 6-2 run to take a 48-47 lead on a
basket by Spay at 18:00.
St. Mary-of-the-Woods went back on top on its next possession before the Quakers
took the lead for good. Luney scored with 17:14 to give the Quakers a 50-49 lead.
The Quakers were able to pull away from that point as they worked their way to a
Earlham (3-5) returns to action Friday, Dec. 27. The Quakers take part in the
Charles Zimmerman Classic at Wittenberg University and face the host Tigers at 2:15